03/15/18 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

Youth yoga, for ages 6 to 12 with Kelci McIntosh. 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. on Thursdays. American Legion/Youth Center. Children are accompanied from school to the Youth Center by a recreation aide. $5 per class. (631) 749-0309. (more…)

01/25/18 2:00pm
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO  |  Our Lady of the Isle

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | Our Lady of the Isle Church.

RELIEF DRIVE FOR PUERTO RICO

Our Lady of the Isle Church is hosting a relief drive for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and Island  residents are being asked to help by donating non-perishable food items or supplies. (more…)

11/24/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tippi and Al Bevan have been running the Community Food Pantry since 2006.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tippi and Al Bevan have been running the Community Food Pantry since 2006.

One of the clumsier phrases employed by sociologists and nonprofits these days is “food insecure.” The language police — and we count ourselves as on-duty officers — will sneer at the transfiguration of an age old and still serviceable “hungry.”

But for the nearly 75 percent of Long Island households that are in emergency food programs, food insecure describes them more accurately than hungry. (more…)