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January Is National Mentoring Month

This year marks the 15th anniversary of National Mentoring Month’s launch in 2002. Since then, each January has served as an annual kickoff of the widespread movement to connect more of the nation’s young people with caring adult mentors. In the final month of his presidency, President Barack Obama has


Calling All Curlers

Curling may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about sports, but the Long Island Curling Club thinks very highly of the upstart sport. Formed in 2008, the club is dedicated to providing Long Island residents an enjoyable curling experience which, according to Dave Tumminello, the


Golden Globe Shows To Watch

Two weeks ago, the Golden Globes showcased the best in television and movies. Some shows left viewers with a piqued curiosity to venture over to Netflix and Hulu. Consider binge-watching these hits before the next season rolls around. The Crown The drama series based on everyone’s favorite queen, The Crown


School District Tax Levy Growth To Remain Below Two Percent

Property tax levy growth for school districts will be capped at 1.26 percent for the 2017-18 fiscal year, according to data released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The latest calculation affects the tax cap calculations for 677 school districts as well as 10 cities, including the “Big Four”


Bruno Gives His Take On Recent NY History

In former state Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno’s opinion, at least one brash, pugnacious heir to a vast New York real estate fortune had no business serving in high elective office. But nearly 70 percent of New York’s voters elected then-Attorney General Eliot Spitzer as the state’s governor in 2006


Soups And Simmers At Hale And Hearty

With cold gray days and long frigid nights, it is no wonder January is National Soup month. Sometimes our hunger pangs just need a warm, wholesome hug from the inside out. Hale And Hearty ladled its first bowl in a small storefront in New York City. More than 20 years


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