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Softball Slugging Swan Song

After five consecutive All-County seasons, this was a modest achievement by her standards. Still, being named an All-Conference player in the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) is nothing to scoff at. Samantha...

Consistency Is His Middle Name

Every coach preaches that it takes all 25 guys to win, but what is usually forgotten is that sometimes there is one player that can carry a team when it matters the most.

A Change Of Scenery Does Him Good

Cliff Brantley making an immediate impact at Adelphi

Blades Of Victory

Erica Giarraputo leads Boston College to gold medal

Steve Marino Is Living His Baseball Dream

Among the biggest obstacle in becoming a big league baseball player — aside from obviously possessing talent — is overcoming the idea of traveling on long bus rides and putting yourself through the mental rigors...



SCOPE’s 32nd Annual Dinner Meeting

Long Island’s newest public school leaders were welcomed and introduced to the area’s seasoned colleagues during SCOPE’S 32nd Annual Dinner Meeting for superintendents and...

Nassau BOCES Barry Tech Salutes Long Island Business Leaders

The students and educators of Nassau BOCES Barry Tech recently honored nearly 100 local business leaders at the Industry Advisory Recognition Brunch. The annual...

Who Will Capture Your Special Day?

One of the first things a couple checks off their wedding list—after a church and venue location, of course—is their photographer. To many brides...

The Annoying Mom: Don’t Push Your Children Away

Dear Michelle, I am a mom of a 24-year-old daughter who is a beautiful soul inside and out. She has been dating since her early...

Viva Vivobarefoot! The Best Boots For Travel This Winter

If you’re doing some traveling this winter, you’ll need a good pair of boots to take you on your globetrotting adventures. They should be...