Harborfields Family Turns World into A Global Classroom
When it comes to teaching kids about the
planet, faraway countries are about to seem a little nearer. That’s thanks to
philanthropist Paige Sanborn and her children: 13-year-0ld Mackenzie and
10-year-old Austin, who are students in the Harborfields Central School
District. With a Friday departure, the Sanborns are spending the next three
months traveling the world, and sharing their stories about the people they
meet via Going Global’s Your Virtual Passport, a new educational multimedia
travel web platform featuring live and archived virtual field trips, videos, blogs, downloadable lesson plans and
With the start of 2014, the Mineola Lions Club
has continued its charitable giving to community groups as well as
organizations serving disabled individuals. The Club recently donated $1,000 to
the Special Olympics, New York, Inc., Long Island Region.
Preeti Kakani of Jericho High
School, Kaitlyn Shin of Jericho High School, and John Clarke of
Syosset are among four high school students on Long Island chosen as
finalists for the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search.
The students will go to Washington, DC in March for final judging in prestigious competition.
In addition to physical needs she makes sure to address her mental well-being as well, and takes advantage of a series of free services including exercise classes, art therapy, and massage available at the Long Island Cancer Help and Wellness Center at 32 Park Avenue in Bay Shore.Scholarship Set Up To Honor Cory Hubbard's Memory
As Cory Hubbard is laid to rest on Wednesday, a scholarship fund has been set up to keep his memory alive forever. Those who wish to donate or want further information should contact the Cory Hubbard Memorial Scholarship, c/o Westhampton Beach Athletics, 49 Lilac Road Westhampton Beach, NY 11978, according to local parent Lisa Fox.
Noah Hallock Homestead has become a staple in Rocky Point and thanks to local
residents and legislators all of its history will be preserved. Homestead tragically died in a hit-and-run accident.
program encourages elementary students to take reading outside of the classroom
and into the home.
Did you know the top item requested by teens
living in homeless shelters is a pair of jeans? The Islip High School
Junior Chamber of Commerce Club, in collaboration with South Shore Community
Organization, The Town of Islip Youth Bureau, and Keep Islip Clean, is
sponsoring a “Teens for Jeans” campaign at Islip High School.