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Long Island Youth Organizers Speak on Changing Gun Legislation in New York 

Long Island Youth Organizers Speak On Changing Gun Legislation in New York 

More than 500 protesters rallied around the Nassau County Legislature back in June to call for action against gun violence.  Baldwin resident Nicolette Carrion was one of them. She said her concern for gun laws in America encouraged her to help organize the March for Our Lives demonstration alongside peers from the youth organization Young …

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UBS Arena to Open in the Fall - How will it Affect the Local Residents?

UBS Arena to Open in the Fall – How will it Affect the Local Residents?

As construction continues at UBS Arena, the new home of the Islanders, Long Island locals continue to question what the arena will bring to the community.  Developed in partnership with the Oak View Group, New York Islanders and Sterling Project Development, UBS Arena is expected to be one of the most prestigious entertainment venues in …

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Nassau and Suffolk Open Up New Pop Up Vaccination Sites in Hopes of Aiding the Minority Community

Nassau and Suffolk Open Up New Pop Up Vaccination Sites in Hopes of Aiding the Minority Community

COVID-19 cases continue to rise daily on Long Island and people are in need of the COVID vaccines. Long Island has decided to open a couple vaccination sites across Nassau and Suffolk County. One of the newest COVID vaccination sites is at the Union Baptist Church in Hempstead where there is an effort to get …

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These Young Long Island Entrepreneurs Are Determined to Make their Mark in the Fashion World and Leave a Legacy

Aiden Best, 17, and Eden Boakye, 16, both similar names spelt slightly differently, started a modeling, clothing brand company before even reaching the age of 18 called Vision Kidz. The two are God brothers who live together in the Uniondale/Hempstead area. Vision Kidz didn’t start off as a modeling page on Instagram. It was originally …

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Long Island Makeup Artists of Color Speak Up About Inclusivity in the Beauty Industry

On Sept. 3, actress, singer and producer, Selena Gomez launched her cosmetic brand, Rare Beauty, which is exclusive only on the brand’s website and Sephora. The brand’s mission statement promotes uniqueness and supporting customers of all ages, backgrounds, sexual orientations and more. The brand also advocates for mental health with its “Rare Impact” which has …

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