Tag: Long Island
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice and Nassau County Legis. Rose Walker joined doctors, staff, and patients of Gastroenterology Associates, one of the largest gastroenterology practices on Long Island, in helping raise awareness about colorectal cancer at the grand opening of its recently relocated offices and outpatient facility, the Long Island Center for Digestive Health in Uniondale.
St. Patrick's Day may come around once a year, but to many Long Islanders, one day of reveling is not nearly enough.
The INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network) is a volunteer-based nonprofit whose mission is to address hunger and homelessness on Long Island by providing food, shelter, long-term housing and supportive services for all those in need. It operates a network of 14 soup kitchens, in 21 locations, serving more than 300,000 meals annually. It runs three emergency shelters in Nassau County—two designated as refuges for homeless families, the other for homeless men. The INN provides 23 formerly homeless families with long-term housing throughout Long Island, offers housing and supportive services to homeless veterans, and works to resolve homelessness overall and ultimately empower families’ self-sufficiency. The INN’s latest facility, its Center for Transformative Change (CTC), is a one-stop resource center helping individuals successfully navigate multi-tiered, multi-agency services so crucial for the homeless, unemployed or destitute to get back on their feet.
As day transitions to night on Long Island, residents can expect rain and breezy conditions with gusts of more than 30 miles per hour
It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 195 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents. The data was compiled into the first-ever Long Island Government Transparency Report Card grading local agencies’ compliance with open records laws, a 16-month-long project in which the Long Island Press collaborated with the Press Club of Long Island (PCLI), where this reporter chairs the Freedom of Information Committee. The cumulative grade that LI localities received for FOIL compliance is a ‘C.’
Punk rock rebels Against Me!, known for intensely personal albums and explosive sound, hits The Paramount in Huntington Thursday, March 16 for an unforgettable night of its trademark supersonic hybrid of impassioned and introspective pop, folk, rock and country.
Long Island could get buried in 12 to 18 inches of snow Monday evening throughout Tuesday, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Blizzard Watch for Long Island, New York City, and other parts of the region in effect from late Monday night through Tuesday evening.
For fans of films and savory foods, this is the best of both worlds.
Psychedelic experimental space-noise rock extraterrestrials the Flaming Lips deploy their intergalactic tractor beam of kaleidoscopic aural supernovae and legendary theatrics at The Space at Westbury on Saturday, March 11 in a mesmerizing show bound for the books of must-attend Long Island concerts.
The documentary follows Kamala Lopez as she traverses the United States to tell stories of gender inequality from not only women’s rights activists but women from all walks of life.