nonprofit, Long Island, domestic violence, fashion Nonprofit organizations are an integral part of any community. These organizations can serve a community’s needs in multiple ways, such as raising awareness of social injustice issues and financial education among other things. Long Island has its fair share of nonprofit charities. Each serves an important function in providing
Hempstead, Roosevelt, Long Island, library Libraries are an ancient institution that not only gives members of a community access to thousands of pages of knowledge, but they also host events that allow the community to grow and interact with one another. There’s one in practically every town. But not many know of the public services
A hidden history is on display at the Joysetta & Julius Pearse African American Museum in Hempstead. Focusing on Black American history, the museum is located at 110 N. Franklin Street in Hempstead and offers a variety of information on often overlooked stories in American and European history. The museum started in 1968 as a
The hamburger is a classic American staple, that practically everyone seems to love some variation of. Originally from Hamburg, Germany, the burger has come to epitomize and represent America as a nation, as per CNN. In the overabundance of fast food, where every burger is flat, gray and virtually tasteless, it’s important to look to
National Black Business Month is here and a large chunk of those business owners, are authors, who have don’t always have the easiest time getting their book out there. This is the mission of the first ever Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor! Taking place at the Breakwater Yacht Club on Saturday, Aug. 19 starting
Gen Z is defined as the generation of anyone born from the years 1996-2010, as per McKinsey & Company. This 14-year stretch of time has contained some of the most life altering events of the late-90s and 2000s; 9/11, the 2007 housing crisis, inflation, the rise of social media and the modern internet, and all
Rex Heuermann, Gilgo Beach On Dec. 11 2010, during a search for missing woman Shannan Gilbert, the Suffolk County police found the remains of Melissa Barthelemy. On Dec. 13 the police found the remains of three other women; Maureen Brainard-Barnes, Amber Costello, and Megan Waterman, as per CNN. Found on the foamy waterfront of Gilgo
Ice cream, a classic staple of the American diet, and a crucial part of beating the heat. It’d be difficult to find a Long Islander whose childhood summers weren’t soundtracked by a Mister Softee familiar jingle. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, the average American eats about 20 pounds of ice cream a year.
Summer comes just once a year, and it’s easy for it to just pass you by. Long Island temperatures average in the 70s and 80s during summer. This means there’s no better time to enjoy the outdoors. But with so many options, getting overwhelmed can happen to just about anyone. So to make sure you
Chaotic Cosmetics is a local, LGBTQ-owned makeup business that has grown remarkably over the past few years. This seems to be the product of tireless ambition of its owner, AJ Bellafiore. Chaotic Cosmetics was started in 2018 as a cruelty free, vegan friendly and is a primarily online business. The 29-year-old AJ Bellafiore is a
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