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Grumman Plume Bill Passes

Part One Of Three New York State Assemblyman Joseph Saladino of the ninth district has been tirelessly working for the past five years to put an end to the Grumman Plume, an issue that has caused severe environmental problems on Long Island’s South Shore. The issue at hand—bill A.9492, also known as the “Grumman Plume” … [Read More...]

Women And Investing

How unique traits can lead to financial success Over the last decade, there has been a clear shift in household money management—women are taking the reins more than their male counterparts, due, in part, to changes in socioeconomic norms and the pressing need to have a tighter grasp on financial goals. … [Read More...]

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Lockhart Raises $4,000 For Make-A-Wish

A 5-year-old boy with leukemia was granted his wish for a backyard “paradise” complete with a swing set, rock-climbing wall and water slide, thanks to Lockhart Elementary School’s fundraising campaign that raised more than $4,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. … [Read More...]

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Intel Science Semifinalist

Senior Delaney Lenaghan of Massapequa has been named an Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalist in the 2015 competition. She is one of 300 students in the nation and the first female student from Saint Anthony’s High School to be given such an honor. St. Anthony’s is the only Catholic High School on Long Island to have … [Read More...]

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Drew Is Determined

When senior Andrew Rakitzis’ name is mentioned, the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind is Plainedge football. A dominant lineman and varsity all-star who helped push Plainedge to the Nassau County Championship his junior and senior season, Rakitzis ended his last football season as a Devil with the honor of going … [Read More...]

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Fit For Life

Health and fitness, while very important aspects of maintaining a balanced lifestyle, are not always at the top of everyone’s priority list. Jillian Donaldson, a 26-year-old certified exercise instructor, knows the power physical activity has in transforming a person’s life. From personal struggles to professional progress, … [Read More...]

Mary Gardiner Jones

A previous article reviewed the life and works of suffragette Rosalie Gardiner Jones. Her niece, Mary Gardiner Jones was nowhere near as flamboyant as Rosalie, but made her own significant mark on American public life. Born in Manhattan in 1920, Mary was the daughter of Charles, Rosalie’s brother. She was always … [Read More...]

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