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The Holidays are Approaching So Be Sure You Travel Safe!
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The Holidays are Approaching So Be Sure You Travel Safe!

The holiday frenzy is upon us… it begins with Thanksgiving and culminates with the New Year.  Although the country is still in the grips of a global pandemic, many homebound people are looking for a safe change of scenery.  Whether plans are to travel by air or hit the road, one thing is certain: safety and health […]

Getting Outside in Winter is Good for Us
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Getting Outside in Winter is Good for Us

Winter can be tough on people in the best of times, but it is particularly challenging during a global pandemic. Throughout the spring, summer and fall, the outdoors – including our yards, parks, and sports fields – were critical for buoying our mental well-being, physical health and enabling us to safely connect with others.  For […]

5 of the Healthiest Alcohol Drinks for the Holidays
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5 of the Healthiest Alcohol Drinks for the Holidays

It’s no secret that liquor sales are up and Americans are increasing their alcohol consumption more than ever since the pandemic began. Aside from the major potential risks of dependence or addiction, alcohol consumption can also lead to increased body fat and loss of lean muscle mass, increased risk of cancer, and many other serious […]

Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation
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Harlem School of the Arts Completes $9.5 Million-Dollar Building Transformation

Work on the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) $9.5-million dollar Renaissance Project, underwritten by legendary award-winning musician/philanthropist, Herb Alpert and the Herb Alpert Foundation, was completed on time and on budget, it was announced by HSA Board Chair Charles Hamilton, Jr.  Over the past decade, HSA has received over $17 million dollars in financial support from […]

Lotte New York Palace Spreads Holiday Cheer with Debut of Spirited Programming
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Lotte New York Palace Spreads Holiday Cheer with Debut of Spirited Programming

Lotte New York Palace, has announced its lineup of holiday programming for guests to enjoy in a safe way this festive season. The centerpiece of this year’s programming being the hotel’s 35-foot ornate tree displayed in its courtyard on Madison Avenue. Lotte New York Palace will additionally offer stay packages and programming for guests to […]

Legislator Kevan Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual  ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January 2021
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Legislator Kevan Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January 2021

Nassau County and the region is continuing to grapple with a sharp increase in unemployment and economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help residents navigate this daunting economic landscape, Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) has built a more direct bridge between job seekers and employers than ever before to assist […]

Wyandanch Public Library & Domino's Pizza Held "Black Panther" Community Read-In in Suffolk County
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Wyandanch Public Library & Domino’s Pizza Held “Black Panther” Community Read-In in Suffolk County

Costumes were optional but face masks were mandatory at the recently held “Storytelling Adventure of Black Panther Tales”, presented by the Wyandanch Public Library (WPL) in Suffolk County, New York.   Approximately 30 socially distanced kindergarten to preteen age attendees and their parents were read to by the Black Panther character, WPL staff members and others at the WPL community event.  […]

Killer Mike's New Public Art Piece & Documentary
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Killer Mike’s New Public Art Piece & Documentary

KillerMike, iconic musician and salient voice for social activism, is being celebrated with an all-new mural created and painted by artist Fabian Williams aka Occasional Superstar.  Currently up in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, just around the corner from Mike’s barbershop and the birth place of Martin Luther King Jr., the mural depicts Killer Mike’s ‘Never Stop’ commitment […]

Organic Hydration Beverage Encourages Hydration During Flu Season as It Rolls Out to 7-Eleven Stores
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Organic Hydration Beverage Encourages Hydration During Flu Season as It Rolls Out to 7-Eleven Stores

As ROAR Organics®️  www.roarorganic.com rolls nationally into 7-Eleven, the brand is launching a new social media campaign that calls attention to the importance of hydration in staying healthy during this challenging season. In addition to reminding consumers to hydrate regularly and organically, the ROAR®️ consumer outreach campaign provides tips to stay safe, from “get a flu shot” to “wear […]

Social-Emotional Skills: Workshops & Assembly Programs available for Grades K-12
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Social-Emotional Skills: Workshops & Assembly Programs available for Grades K-12

New York-based personal development training company Poetic Motivations LLC, is now offering social-emotional skills virtual workshops and assembly programs for grades K-12. Our students need social-emotional skills now more than any other time in our history. For that reason, Poetic Motivations is offering (virtual) workshops and assembly programs for grades K-12. Feel free to reach […]

Black Public Media Announces Tech Fellowship Recipient
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Black Public Media Announces Tech Fellowship Recipient

Carla LynDale Bishop has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the MIT & Black Public Media Fellowship, hosted by MIT Open Documentary Lab and sponsored by MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology. Part of BPMplus — the Black Public Media (BPM) initiative focused on eliminating barriers for Black makers to help increase their participation in […]

10 RBG Takeaways from 2 Lawyers Fighting to Redefine Female Retirement
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10 RBG Takeaways from 2 Lawyers Fighting to Redefine Female Retirement

What did the accomplishments of Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean to generations of women in the workforce?  Here, Erica Baird and Karen Wagner, two successful lawyers now retired—and the cofounders of Lustre.net, an online community whose mission is to redefine retirement for modern career women by confronting outdated concepts and defying stereotypes—talk lawyer-to-lawyer as they reflect on 10 […]

Checklist: Do This Fall Yard Work Now and You Will Reap Benefits Next Spring
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Checklist: Do This Fall Yard Work Now and You Will Reap Benefits Next Spring

Autumn is no time to ignore your lawn and landscape. “What you do now will determine the quality of your family yard next spring and summer,” said Kris Kiser, president and CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), the international trade association representing power equipment, small engine, utility vehicle, golf car and personal transport […]

Key Factors To Know About The Greatest Disruptor Of Wealth
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Key Factors To Know About The Greatest Disruptor Of Wealth

Paying taxes isn’t a favorite pastime of most Americans. And in retirement, paying higher taxes can be an unwelcome surprise when the financial plan did not account for them. A survey by Nationwide revealed that over one-third of current retirees didn’t consider how taxes could impact their income when they were planning for retirement. Less than half […]

Legislators Abrahams and Mulé, Cedarmore Farmers’ Market Host Pop-Up Shop for Seniors and Community in Freeport
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Legislators Abrahams and Mulé, Cedarmore Farmers’ Market Host Pop-Up Shop for Seniors and Community in Freeport

Nassau County Legislators Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) and Debra Mulé (D – Freeport) partnered with the Cedarmore Corporation to host a pop-up farmers market outside the Zion Cathedral Church of God in Christ in Freeport on Friday, Sept. 4. There, eligible shoppers ages 60 and older received $20 vouchers, distributed by the Nassau County […]