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Kmart® Sears and Shop Your Way®  Team Up with New York’s WLIB and WBLS  To Sponsor Radio Personality  Liz Black’s 5th Annual Coat Drive
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Kmart® Sears and Shop Your Way® Team Up with New York’s WLIB and WBLS To Sponsor Radio Personality Liz Black’s 5th Annual Coat Drive

  This year, Kmart®, Sears ® and Shop Your Way® have all teamed up with Stellar Award-winning syndicated radio personality, Liz Black, and New York City’s powerhouse urban radio stations, WBLS 107.5 FM and WLIB 1190 AM, to sponsor Black’s 5th annual family coat drive. “The holidays are the perfect time to support the family coat […]

December at The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
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December at The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

The holiday season is upon us and ‘tis the season to share joy, celebrate diversity, harmony and peace for all at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling.  In addition to the exhibitions currently on display and the regular fun weekly programming, there are some unique programs for the entire family in December. […]

Legislator Abrahams Invites Residents to Support  Ninth Annual ‘Holiday of Giving’ Celebration
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Legislator Abrahams Invites Residents to Support Ninth Annual ‘Holiday of Giving’ Celebration

The ninth annual Holiday of Giving celebration, co-sponsored by Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) and Glory House Recovery, Inc. and hosted by Turtle Hook Middle School is just around the corner – and they’re calling on residents to join in the efforts to bring smiles and cheer to scores of deserving […]

Celebrating the Season: Christmas & New Year's Services at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
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Celebrating the Season: Christmas & New Year’s Services at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine celebrates the season with festive holiday services and events on Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; Monday, December 31, 2018; and, Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue (at 112th Street), Manhattan. Come to the Cathedral on Monday, December 24th at 4 p.m. […]

One World Observatory To Host New York City Holiday Experience Winter ONEderland
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One World Observatory To Host New York City Holiday Experience Winter ONEderland

One World Observatory – the indoor observatory at the top of One World Trade Center  unveils their second annual Winter ONEderland: A Holiday Experience Above It All on Monday, November 26th from 10AM to Noon.   Returning for its second year, the family-friendly experience will be one of the many must-see seasonal attractions at the […]

Long Island Girl Talk Holiday Celebration - December 8, 2018
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Long Island Girl Talk Holiday Celebration – December 8, 2018

Con Edison is Taking on Scammers
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Con Edison is Taking on Scammers

 The crooks trying to take money from Con Edison customers have shown a new level of resourcefulness this year. The scammers are calling customers and claiming they owe Con Edison a deposit for their smart meter. They then tell the customer to make an immediate payment by Bitcoin or the company will turn off their […]

Special Olympics New York Ready to Take the Plunge
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Special Olympics New York Ready to Take the Plunge

Fundraising is well underway for those who plan to “take the plunge” and raise funds to benefit the Special Olympics New York athletes in Westchester County. The “Polar Plunge” event will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle, NY. Registration begins at 10:00am with the plunge taking place […]

The Links, Incorporated 17th National President Visits Long Island
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The Links, Incorporated 17th National President Visits Long Island

      Dr. Kimberly L. Jeffries Leonard, the 17th National President of The Links, Incorporated received citations from Village of Hempstead Mayor Donald Ryan and Town of Hempstead Senior Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby in recognition of her life-long commitment to public service. The Long Island (NY) Chapter, under the leadership of Leah E. Watson, […]

Dominican Women's Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala
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Dominican Women’s Development Center 30th Anniversary Gala

The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC) celebrated its 30th Anniversary Gala, marking three decades of transforming lives by providing vital community programs for women, and families in Washington Heights and Inwood. Gala honorees included composer, lyricist and actor, Lin-Manuel Miranda; Dr. Casilda Balmaceda (CEO of Neurology Associates) and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff. Founded by activist Rosita Romero, DWDC is […]

Queens Native Serves aboard a Floating Airport at Sea
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Queens Native Serves aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Bill Steele, Navy Office of Community Outreach A Queens, New York, native and 2011 Pan American International High School graduate is serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, a floating airport at sea. Petty Officer 2nd Class Wilber Pena is an operations specialist serving aboard the carrier. A […]

Mimi Garrard & Marcus Jarrell Willis: Live Dance & Video November 11th
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Mimi Garrard & Marcus Jarrell Willis: Live Dance & Video November 11th

Mimi Garrard Dance Company presents   MIMI GARRARD and MARCUS JARRELL WILLIS in a program of live dance and video   Sunday November 11 at 7:30 PM New York Live Arts, 219 West 19th Street Tickets: $20;  $10 for seniors; $5 for students Reservations: 212.924.0077   or   www.newyorklivearts.org             […]

The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball Tops $1M in Contributions Once Again
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The Harlem School of the Arts Masquerade Ball Tops $1M in Contributions Once Again

    This year’s Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Masquerade Ball and After Party, an annual benefit gala in support of the 54-year-old arts organization, surpassed expectations once again by raising over a million dollars, for the second year in a row. The event was held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, and was […]

Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans
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Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans

For nearly 20 years, consumers have cooled down with beverages from Sweet Leaf Tea Co. The company’s organic iced teas are well-known for their bottles of homemade goodness overseen by Mimi, the grey-haired grandmother smiling out from every label. Now Sweet Leaf Tea is coming at consumers with a brand-new look, as well as the […]

New Facial Recognition Technology Will Register NYC Births &  Deaths
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New Facial Recognition Technology Will Register NYC Births & Deaths

The NYC Health Department has launched eVital, a new system for reporting births and deaths in New York City. eVital, used primarily by hospitals and funeral directors, will replace the decade-old Electronic Vital Events Registration System (EVERS). Last year, 12,000 people used this system to register 122,000 births, 53,000 deaths, and issue one million official certificates. […]