The Incorporated Village of Ocean Beach settled for $85,000 a lawsuit in which five former seasonal village police officers alleged that they were wrongfully terminated for not participating in corruption in the department. It was a tepid conclusion to a scandalous case that drew national headlines when the suit was first filed in 2007, as the plaintiffs originally sought $350 million in damages.
If we look to nature, trees shake off their old leaves to clear themselves for new growth. Both animals and children shake out without being taught to do so. In a kind universe, why wouldn’t we be set up to release trauma and start anew each day?
Rose has been performing for over 65 years and shows no signs of slowing down. She is not your typical drag act. No big wigs, no six inch stiletto heels and pounds of make up, she is totally natural Rose Levine. On Wednesday December 8, longtime Cherry Grove resident Bob Levine, brought his alter ego, Rose to the historic Friars Club in New York City.
Nearly 4,000 people on Long Island are suffering from homelessness according their website – with approximately 1,650 being children. They began looking for ways to help. After much research, they arrived at the decision to start up a shoe drive. Footwear is one of the most needed necessities for this vulnerable population. “We are hoping that this drive grows to be as big as possible,” Kurka said.
However, lately I find writing that to do list feels almost insurmountable. A slew of guilt-ridden thoughts follow, for what I know, even as I write it, that most will likely not get done.
Long Islanders are getting a rare chance to attend a special viewing of Joseph Sikorski’s, “Invisible Threads, From Wireless to War,” which follows his 2015 documentary “Tower to the People,” which will be screened at Lessing’s Bourne Mansion in Oakdale on Friday, November 12 at 8 p.m. The screening will benefit the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe and the Long Island Radio & TV Historical Society(LIRTVHS).
Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie were native children born and raised across the bay on South Shore Long Island. They are two of our own and perhaps this explains part of why Long Islanders can’t get enough of this real life melodrama. However their story has gone viral across the nation and around the world as well – and we consumed every bit of it.
Now, 17 years after founding this enterprise, The Palms Hotel and CJ’s Restaurant and Bar are up for sale. “We feel that we have fulfilled our vision of The Palms and nurtured its development,” Laura stated. “We assembled property as they became available to create a well-rounded experience and we feel that it is time to pass the baton to another entity.”
CBS will be airing the 74th Tony Awards on Sunday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time The Tony Awards for the shortened 2019-2020 season will be hosted by six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald.
After over a year of the stages remaining dark due to the COVID pandemic, Broadway is slowly beginning to reopen. Most recently Playbill, The Broadway League and Times Square Alliance teamed up to present “Curtain Up!” from September 17 – 19, which officially declared Broadway’s return.