A few weeks ago, I recorded this video. Basically, it’s just me venting about my current situation. I wanted to share this moment because there are so many people struggling with so many different things right now. I realize that there are many other people experiencing far worse things right now, and I do not
From the Hamptons to Hempstead, protests, marches and vigils have spanned the Long Island region after the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Ahmad Aubrey. We will continue to update this page with the latest events that are dedicated to shining a light on the Black Lives Matter movement. CANCELED ⬇️ MOVED TO JULY
The CEO of Amityville’s Dominican Village made a comment on Facebook that led to his swift termination. Under a picture of protestors in Freeport, Paul Wasser, who has served as the CEO for four years, made the suggestion to “Run the dirt down…” referring to the protestors. Dominican Village is a nonprofit independent living and assisted
After the death of 46-year-old Minnesota man George Floyd, protests sparked in Minnesota, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, St. Louis, and now, Long Island. In Wyandanch, protestors marched around Wyandanch Village and lined themselves across Straight Path chanting “Black lives matter,” “This is what democracy looks like,” “No people united can ever be defeated,” and “I can’t breathe.”
It’s no secret that different generations can sometimes be at odds. The “When I was 15 I was already out of the house,” comments are met with “I’m $250,000 in debt from student loans.” It’s a constant cycle of conversations steeped in misunderstanding, misinformation and refusal to see each others’ perspectives. It’s nothing new. There
Anyone who ever met my brother, Daniel Miles, remembered one specific trait, his physical stature. He had been bestowed with the remarkable genes of our father. He inherited his physique, good looks and many of his qualities too. Well of course, my brother had a unique personality all on his own, and he had a
Gov. Andrew Cuomo aims to get ahead of the coronavirus spread by increasing the number of people being tested for the virus and this includes lessening the criteria needed to get a test. In Nassau County, this has now taken effect. If you are an essential worker who comes into contact with the public either
Army Vet and Politician Jackie Gordon Aims to Bring Her Army Strong Mentality to the Frontlines of Congress
By Miya Jones Congressional candidate Jacqueline Gordon announced her run for Congress almost a year ago against 28-year incumbent Peter King. A lot has changed since then. King retired, coronavirus infected every part of our lives and Gordon received a glowing recommendation from former presidential candidate Kamala Harris. All of these factors fueled Gordon further
By Samiha Ahmed Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we all quickly shifted to a new lifestyle and routine in lockdown at home. Many of us are stuck wondering if this is our new normal and how much of this we need to get used to. Schools and colleges have all shifted to online classes, also
When thinking about what to eat for dinner, pizza is often a great comprise. Everyone enjoys a good slice, and this along with a much deserved thank you, is what Jose Tutiven of Colored Colors is giving to healthcare workers on the front lines fighting against coronavirus. Colored Colors’ Feed the Heroes Campaign started on
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