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Get Drawn To The Kentucky Derby

On Saturday, September 5 at 1 p.m., Long Island-based equine artist Joanne Y. Pierce will hold a special drawing class on Instagram Live prior to the race coverage to celebrate the Kentucky Derby. The lesson...

Swan Rescued In Merrick

SwanRescue (Click to download) The Nassau County Police Department Public Information Office reported that a swan was rescued on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 10:25 a.m. in Merrick. According to police, a 5-year-old girl who was near her residence...

Encouraging Kids To Stay Safe While Playing Youth Sports

Long Island’s youngest athletes can play youth sports, even though COVID-19 is still present in the region. And as schools prepare to reopen, families are registering kids for a host of after-school activities, including soccer,...

Guidance Center Launches Suicide Prevention Project

On Sept. 10, in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day, North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center is announcing the launch of the Douglas S. Feldman Suicide Prevention Project, an expansive initiative that aims to...

Bar Association Offers Free Coronavirus Legal Advice

The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) reminds residents and small businesses that they can send legal questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic to covidhelp@nassaubar.org. The email will be promptly reviewed by a NCBA staff member and...

Ticket Demand Booming For Islanders At UBS Arena At Belmont Park

The New York Islanders Hockey Club has seen ticket demand skyrocket over the last month. Last week was the all-time record for Islanders season ticket sales, driven by the team’s first-round series win and by the...

Thought Gallery: Three Virtual Events To Keep You Busy This Week

Consider these recommendations for upcoming virtual talks, readings and more in and around New York City: Neuroscientist & Author David Eagleman on “Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain” Tuesday, Aug. 25, 8 p.m. Secret Science Club Live...

Guidance Center Grant Supports Children’s Mental health

The North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center is pleased to announce that the nonprofit organization received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from Nassau County for $147,500 to support its work serving Long Island’s...

Powering Through An Outage

BY DR. SUE COHEN On Tuesday, Aug.p 4, heavy wind and rain from Tropical Storm Isaias hit much of the east coast. More than 2 million customers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut lost power...

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Will New Casinos Really Save Communities?

At Albany, Routes 9 and 20 merge on a bridge over the Hudson River. Head west, and you drive into the guts of the...

Women On The Rise In Politics

Some of our readers will not be thrilled with this column, but facts are facts and nothing that I am writing is a surprise...

Saratoga To Recognize Whitney’s Place In History

John Hay (Jock) Whitney (1904-82) moved in rarefied circles during his lifetime and this tradition will continue posthumously following Whitney’s induction into the National...

Occupied Home Burglarized In Roosevelt

The First Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred on August 20 at 11:15 am in Roosevelt. According to detectives, a 24-year-old female victim was...

Preventive Care For Seniors During COVID-19

Most seniors have been taking health precautions these days.
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