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PSEG Long Island’s Power To Feed Long Island Initiative Collects More Than 42,000 Meals To Help Local Families Struggling With Food Insecurity

PSEG Long Island announced today that its 2022 Power to Feed Long Island initiative raised the equivalent of 42,616 meals – nearly 43% more than its 30,000-meal goal – thanks to the generosity of Long Islanders. Joined by representatives from Island Harvest Food Bank and Stop & Shop, and by community volunteers who contributed to […]
Parks Corner

New York State Park Lifeguard Opportunity On Long Island

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) is hiring new lifeguards for the summer season with no prior certification required. There are positions available at Montauk/Hither Hills, Wildwood, Orient, Jones Beach, Robert Moses, Heckscher & Sunken Meadow State Parks. New York State Park lifeguards must meet certain eligibility
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Bipartisan Group Of Two Dozen Elected Officials Oppose Gov. Hochul’s Plan To Eliminate Single Family Home Neighborhoods

Presiding Officer Kevin J. McCaffrey and more than two dozen elected officials from every level of government and both major political parties joined together to state their vehement and well-reasoned objection to Governor Kathy Hochul’s plans to force apartments into every single family home on every street in every New York neighborhood.  Hochul’s proposal is […]
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County Executive Curran Raises Awareness of Hunger on Long Island Curran to hold Food Drive to Benefit Island Harvest

In fulfilling a nationwide challenge to help those among us who can’t afford to buy food, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has declared September Hunger Action Month to increase awareness about hunger and food insecurity on Long Island.  County Executive Curran also ordered the dome of the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative […]
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Preservation Long Island Announces Call for 2021 Endangered Historic Places Nominations

Preservation Long Island, a regional preservation advocacy nonprofit, is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 2021 Endangered Historic Places Program (EHPP). Nominations are open to the public and can be submitted digitally through the EHPP 2021 portal on Preservation Long Island’s website. All nominations must be received by Friday, December 18, 2020. […]
Community News

Options for Community Living, Inc. Awarded Mother Cabrini Health Foundation Grant For Critical Work with Vulnerable Long Islanders

Options for Community Living, Inc. (Options) is pleased to announce that it has received a $256,000 grant from The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to support Long Islanders with serious mental illness or substance use disorder. Grant funds allow Options to provide valuable home and community-based services to adults with low incomes who currently fall short of […]