When President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed Columbus Day a national holiday in 1937, he hailed the Admiral of the Ocean Sea as a “brave navigator” whose voyage “was the culmination of years of bold speculation, careful preparation, and struggle against opponents who had belittled his great plan and thwarted its execution.”
New to the dining scene are Chen’s Poke in Mineola, Herb and Olive Marketa in Manhasset, and Philly Pretzel Factory in North Babylon.
From senior cats looking to spend the rest of their lives with that special someone, to young pups and kittens seeking forever families to grow with, can you open your heart and home to one of these deserving furry friends today?
Take 5: Wellness products that donate a portion of their sales to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Pure Mammography, a healthcare provider that offers mammograms to women at Smith Haven Mall to help reach reluctant patients, is planning a second location at a mall in Nassau County, officials said.
A nor'easter meandering passed the region is forecast to bring heavy rainfall, coastal flooding, and strong wind gusts that may cause power outages on Long Island through Friday, experts say.
A group of independent documentarians are asking online donors for help finishing their partly completed film about the legendary Long Island music venue My Father's Place and its founder, Michael "Eppy" Epstein.
Mission United is a signature program of the nonprofit United Way of Long Island, part of the worldwide network of the 132-year-old global nonprofit.