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Things to Do On Long Island For Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2023

During Indigenous People’s Day, Native traditions are proudly on full display. NPR reported that the very idea of Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed in 1977 at a United Nations conference. Years later, Indigenous Peoples’ Day was then first celebrated in South Dakota in 1990. In 2021, President Joe Biden’s administration issued a proclamation declaring

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Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Long Island

Hispanic Heritage Month began as a way to observe Hispanic culture and traditions. Starting as a week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, it was extended to 30 days in 1988 under President Ronald Reagan. Here are a few things Long Island residents can partake in during the annual month-long celebration to honor and

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Long Island Charities that Help those in Need

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

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Useful Resources at your Local Long Island Library

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

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Local Burger Spots You Have to Check Out Before Summer Ends

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

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Giglo Beach murder victims: Melissa Barthelemy, Megan Waterman, an unidentified Asian man, Amber Lynn Costello, Valerie Mack, Maureen Brainard-Barnes, Shannan Gilbert, and Jessica Taylor's pictures, with an over view of Gilgo Beach in the background
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The Gilgo Beach Murders; What We Know So Far

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

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Locally Made Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat For this Summer

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.

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