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Operation Green Light Campaign Supports Veterans

As November approaches, the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) is encouraging counties around the state to illuminate county buildings from Nov. 6 through the 12 in support veterans and to raise awareness of the local services counties provide to veterans through its Operation Green Light campaign. The campaign,


Daphne Rubin-Vega’s Fave Latina Influences

When Daphne Rubin-Vega was nine, the aspiring performer saw an ad in Backstage magazine looking for actors to audition for roles in an upcoming production of The Princess and The Pea. The cattle call was being held not too far from where she was growing up in Hell’s Kitchen while


Alzheimer’s Foundation Hosting Training To Improve Services For Veterans

To help enhance services for veterans, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is hosting a free educational workshop for those who serve and care for veterans, especially those living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), and dementia. The workshop, “An Exploration of Brain Health and Trauma,” which


Hop On A Cure

Zac Brown Band’s John Driskell Hopkins raises money for ALS through foundation On an afternoon before their second Zac Brown Band concert at Jones Beach Amphitheater on Sept.17, John Driskell Hopkins, multi-instrumentalist and founding member, and Matt Mangano, bassist, took a boat out to the bay house of Paul Annunziato.


The Scrap Over Solving Immigration Crises, Part III

A few miles from where the Statue of Liberty, famed greeter of millions who immigrated here by ship in prior generations, still stands, some local electeds, politicos, protesters, and residents continue speaking out or trading rumors and jabs (or in some cases not saying much at all) on the arrival


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