Christmas Eve is less than two weeks away, and it’s time to start figuring out holiday plans. As the weather gets colder and the holiday season begins, COVID-19 cases have been on the rise. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) already urged families to only spend the upcoming winter holidays with their immediate
For seven years, Mary Leming, a former public school English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, has given up time every Thursday and Saturday to continue her passion – teaching. After retiring early, Leming found an opportunity to teach ESL voluntarily at the Port Jefferson library. Leming teaches beginner English to locals from all backgrounds
Tee Talk interview with Rapper Jay Fly Drippy. Watch as we talk about why he claims being a “Mumble Rapper”, how he is the new Tupac and more.
Long Islanders have officially hit the holiday season! This means people will be lining up in stores to buy their loved ones gifts, or will be COVID-safe and buy all their gifts online this year. Because of the effects of the pandemic, small businesses have suffered economic loss. So, here’s our top 10 small minority-owned
This episode, I’m joined by Etlin Flores, creator of the She Is Fierce Project and podcast. She Is Fierce is an online platform geared towards empowering Black women and women of color and highlighting their experiences in predominantly white institutions (PWIs), friendships, relationships and more. On this episode we discuss her experiences at PWIs as
Some rare positive news surrounding the coronavirus pandemic has come out. Two encouraging vaccines could be approved and distributed as early as this month. The Federal Drug and Food Administration (FDA) requires vaccine makers show at least two months of safety data with no serious negative reactions and at least a 50% efficacy rate. Moderna’s
Glancing at my phone on the late morning of Nov. 7 and seeing Joseph R. Biden as the projected presidential winner, I felt 500 pounds lifted off of my shoulders. To no longer live another four years filled with anxiety and fear about if my basic human rights will be taken away; I cannot wait.
Last Wednesday, NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced precautionary measures that would help stop the curve of COVID-19 for the upcoming holiday season and for the future. The new measures state that indoor and outdoor gatherings should consist of 10 people or less. In addition, bars, restaurants and gyms must close from 10 p.m. to 5
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