Women’s History Month is about women who make an impact those around them. We aim to showcase the women of Long Island and show how their talents and passion has shaped the community. We’re now featuring Falischa Moss. Moss is the co-creator and one of the main organizers behind Black Long Island, a Facebook group
A grab-and-go station has been set up at Indigo Patchogue restaurant in partnership with the Equity First Foundation and Chefs Douglas and Scott Mase to give out food to those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. until Sunday, March 22, the goal is to hand out at least 1,000
Women make the world go ’round, and for Women’s History Month we’re giving it up to the female bosses on Long Island. We’re putting the spotlight on Vanessa Baird-Streeter. Baird-Streeter is a graduated from the Academy of St. Joseph in Brentwood and attended Dartmouth College. She received her bachelor’s degree with a double major in
Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre is the third member of the New York State Assembly to test positive for coronavirus. Jean-Pierre, who has resided over district 11 since 2014, got tested after a family member became ill. She received her diagnosis the day after returning home from a legislative session where they voted on bills pertaining to
COVID19, a type of coronavirus, is a rapidly spreading pandemic with no current vaccine. The current virus growth rate outside of China is 2.7 times per week. The U.S. is seeing 15 times per week. Those rates will grow exponentially without action. We need to think globally and act locally by containing the virus, allowing
Since it Women’s History Month, what better way to celebrate than telling the stories of Long Island women who turn their passions into full-blown hustles. We’re now highlighting Sarah Lindner. Sarah is a self-proclaimed online personal shopper, hoarder and popular blogger from Roslyn, New York. She’s Sarah by day and a Disney princess literally all
The daughter of hip-hop icon, DJ and native Long Islander Eric B, Erica Supreme Barrier, has passed away. In Connecticut, the 28-year-old sustained injuries from a car accident in which her car “stopped in the center lane” and an oncoming truck “was unable to stop in time and impacted the rear of [Erica’s car],” according
There are Long Island women who exude Black Girl Magic, and we want to feature them for Women’s History Month. Today, it’s Emerald Marie’s turn. Emerald started her journey in front of the camera in 2016, modeling in music videos for artists such WillthaRapper and Faboulous. Upon graduating with a degree in political science from
Suffolk County Proposal Seeks to Ban Discrimination Against Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in the Job Market
During Suffolk County’s general legislature meeting, a proposal that will prohibit employers from discriminating against those with a criminal history will be on the table. The legislation would forbid employers from asking people questions about their criminal record during the job application process. Once a person makes it to the interview, then they can be
It is official. Schools in Nassau and Suffolk County will not be in session starting Monday for two weeks. The news comes straight from Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. “There is evidence that the virus is already present in many communities we serve, and our efforts now must be
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