Tag: Long Island
More than 70,000 students in school districts across Long Island have “opted out” of taking the first round of this year’s controversial Common Core standardized tests, according to education advocates monitoring the numbers of those refusing the exams—and those figures expected to rise.
Just like backyard BBQs and trips to the beach, it wouldn’t be summer on Long Island without children’s summer camp adventures. From traditional day camps and sleepaway camps to genre-specific camps for kids interested in sports, science or the arts, there is no shortage of fun to choose from. What follows is a guide to summer camps on Long Island!
The votes are in. The public has spoken. Tonight, at Chateau Briand in Carle Place, it’s time to celebrate! Hundreds of Long Island business owners, personalities and local superstars will converge at Chateau Briand, located at 440 Old Country Road, in Carle Place, to bask in the spotlight and receive much-deserved recognition for being voted the very best throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties!
Lisa Loeb broke onto the music scene in the '90s and was immediately welcomed into the echelon of acoustic singer-songwriters who dominated the Lilith Fair era. She embodies emo-nerd chic and makes it sexy, and she'll be unleashing all her hits and irresistible magnetism at YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, March 30.
To his family, he was Roy Halston Frowick, but to millions of high-minded followers of fashion he was simply known as Halston, a name that stood for style and taste. Now, for the first time, this distinctive American fashion designer gets his due as the Nassau County Museum of Art turns over its entire gallery space for the most comprehensive retrospective of his works ever assembled in one place outside of a fashion runway.
The fight may come down to a provision in the ACA requiring health care plans to cover a range of benefits, including pregnancy, newborn care, substance abuse, prescription drugs and wellness services.
Since Jericho resident Joan Weiss retired and took up art photography full time, she has gained wider recognition for her unique vision. Her largest show yet, 40 works, will be on display at Shelter Rock Art Gallery for a month starting this weekend.