Domestic Violence Cases Grow During Covid-19 Lockdown

With families staying at home during an uncertain and stressful time, the number of cases involving domestic violence has gone up on a national, statewide and local scale. In recent weeks, there has been a 25 percent increase in domestic violence survivors calling the National Read More …

Huntington Man’s Tour de Quarantine Raises Over $3K

After beating a mild case of COVID-19, Paul Castain knew he wanted to help other people who have been affected by recent the global pandemic. Partnering with the American Lung Association, the 26-year-old Huntington resident decided to re-create the Tour de France from his home Read More …

Schools: ‘Patchwork Friends,’ Forensic Science Study

Shortly after schools began closing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the student and staff members of “The Hut” school store club at West Hollow Middle School decided to donate $500 to local restaurants owned by a West Hollow alumnus so that he could provide meals Read More …

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s Hosting 110-Home Open House Virtual and Live

During the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are adapting new ways to serve their customers. Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty is one taking on a new way to showcase houses they have listed for sale. On Sunday, the realty will be hosting Long Island’s first virtual open Read More …

Gaughran, Spencer Hosting Virtual Town Hall

State Senator Jim Gaughran will be hosting his first virtual town hall through Facebook Live this week. On Thursday,  at 7 p.m., residents can tune into the social media platform where Gaughran will address the ongoing New York State response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Suffolk Read More …

Schools: Silver Key Award Winner, Medical Marvels

Classes are not in session but there is still plenty of a school-related activities going on. Here are a few things you might want to know about. Harborfields High School senior Daniel White recently earned a Silver Key award in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Read More …

HWCLI Hosts Schumer for Virtual Talk on Aid Package

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer virtually joined the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island to break down the CARES Act, how it impacts the region and the hundreds of nonprofits affected by the global pandemic. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Read More …

Habitat Suffolk Donates Fabric to Make Masks for Healthcare Workers

Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk has been working towards helping the local medical community by donating fabric to help create masks. Suffolk ReStore, Habitat’s sales center which carries a selection of gently used building supplies and home furnishings, donated approximately 40 yards of fabric to Read More …

Cinema Arts Centre Launches ‘Forks & Films’ With Free Cooking Videos

Starting this week, the Cinema Arts Centre will be releasing a new digital series providing free cooking videos that will connect to a highlighted film each week. The series is called Fork & Films and plans to engage families, the community and academics during the Read More …

Mount Sinai Using Remote Monitoring to Help Patients

Mount Sinai Health System is helping healthcare providers care for patients with COVID-19 and using a new remote monitoring platform for those recovering at home. Originally developed for stroke patients by co-directors of Mount Sinai’s Precision Recovery platform, Christopher Kellner, MD and David Putrino, PhD, Read More …

Melville Marketers Create Craft Beer Marketing Awards

While there are hundreds of competitions that judge the taste, look and overall aesthetic of different types of beer, two Long Islanders decided to give a shout out to the people making these brands known – those who work in craft beer marketing. The Craft Read More …

Major League Trivia Hosting Virtual Trivia Night Saturday

While local restaurants and bars are closing amidst the COVID-19 health crisis, businesses are getting creative to bring some fun to people who are stuck inside their homes. On Saturday night, Major League Trivia will be hosting a virtual trivia broadcast on Facebook at 8 Read More …

‘Ban the Box’ Resolution Passes in Suffolk County

Suffolk County Legislature has voted to pass a new resolution that “Bans the Box” from job applications. The bill removes the conviction history check box from applications, which is designed to increase employment opportunities for individuals with criminal convictions. “Together with Legislators McCaffrey and Gonzalez, Read More …