Fitness Tips for Dropping the Dad Bod

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Men with belly fat — what some affectionately call the “dad bod” — may see their growing stomachs as a chiefly cosmetic concern that affects their appearance but not their overall health. But researchers are learning a lot about belly fat, including just how dangerous it can be.

Power Women Podcast: Rina Madhani, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Start Lighthouse

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Rina Madhani, executive director and co-founder of Start Lighthouse, an organization addressing childhood illiteracy, speaks of the people who impacted her early life, her role as executive director of Start Lighthouse, and advice on how to be successful.

Judge Jack Weinstein, of Great Neck, U.S.’s Longest-Serving Federal Judge, Dies at 99

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Judge Jack Weinstein, a Great Neck resident and the nation’s longest-serving federal judge, died on June 15. He was 99.

U.S. Covid-19 Deaths Cross Painful 600,000 Milestone as Country Reopens

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The United States has now lost over 600,000 mothers, fathers, children, siblings and friends to Covid-19, a painful reminder that death, sickness and grief continue even as the country begins to return to something resembling pre-pandemic normal.

How Families Can Celebrate Pride Month With Their Kids

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Here are some fun ways to teach your kids about what Pride month stands for and why it is important that we celebrate it.

Get Vaxed, Enter North Fork TV Festival Ticket Raffle

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In an effort to encourage anyone who has been reluctant to get their Covid-19 vaccine to finally roll up their sleeves, Suffolk County officials announced June 15 that those who get vaccinated will be entered to win tickets to the North Fork TV Festival.

Who Makes The Best Frozen Yogurt on Long Island?

Frozen yogurt is one of the most popular summer treats and so many shops have opened up on Long Island that there’s bound to be one within a five-mile radius of anyone’s house. But which one is the best?

Bridgehampton Equities Hosts Golf Fundraiser For Little Saint Nick Foundation

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The inaugural Smithtown Classic and after-party hosted by Jason E. Zimmerman, CEO of Bridgehampton Equities, to support the Little Saint Nick Foundation took place on Monday, June 14 at the Smithtown Landing Country Club.

Long Island Has Highest Vaccination Rate in NY, State Celebrates Reopening

As New York State celebrates crossing the milestone of 70 percent of adults having at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, Long Island leads the state with 75.3 percent of its adult residents vaccinated with at least one dose.

The Past, Present, and Future of Raphael Winery in Peconic

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The East End is still home to many family businesses that have stood the test of time, pandemic and online shopping, and one especially shining example among them is Raphael Winery, part of a family of businesses owned and operated by the Petrocelli clan—including Preston House & Hotel, Atlantis Banquets, Long Island Aquarium and J. Petrocelli Construction.

NY Hits 70% of Adults With First Vaccine Dose Needed to Loosen Most Covid Restrictions

New York has administered at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot to 70 percent of adults Monday, federal data from the CDC shows, surpassing a threshold that Gov. Andrew Cuomo set to loosen pandemic restrictions on almost all businesses in the state.

Long Island’s High School Seniors Gear Up For Graduations

Graduates across Long Island in June are sure to share sentiments of overcoming adversity, celebrating accomplishments, and simply being grateful to be together.