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The Cherry Grove Story at YMCA Boulton Center

by Shoshanna M. |

By Shoshanna McCollum ~ Mike Fisher’s acclaimed documentary “Cherry Grove Stories” burst on the Fire Island scene in the summer of 2017. After its premiere at the landmarked Cherry Grove Community House Theatre, former FIN reporter Bruce-Michael Gelbert described it as “a kaleidoscopic and moving view of the past six decades of Cherry Grove history.” The film would go onto … Full Story

“Cherry Grove Stories” Screening at YMCA Boulton Center to Benefit the Northwell Health / CG Doctors House

by Shoshanna M. |

A special screening of Michael Fisher’s acclaimed documentary “Cherry Grove Stories,” now comes to YMCA Boulton Center, one of the most popular and accessible performing art venues on South Shore Long Island. Hosted by the one and only Ariel Sinclair, with other surprise guest performances. Cash bar serves wine, beer and lite refreshments. Doors open at 6 p.m., screening beings … Full Story

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Northwell Health Great South Bay Run

by Shoshanna M. |

The Annual Northwell Health Great South Bay Run features three USATF certified run courses: The 13.1 mile Half Marathon, a 10K Run and a 5K Family Fun Run, all starting and ending at Bay Shore Marina, South Clinton Avenue. For details visit www.runsignup.com

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Robert Furey: Saying So Long to the Village Doctor

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By Danielle Lipiec People cycle in and out of Fire Island every single day, whether it be summer or off-season, and rain or shine. Out of all those who come and go, Dr. Robert Furey – more commonly known as Dr. Bob – is one who has been in it for the long haul. As Saltaire’s primary care physician for … Full Story

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Free Sunscreen for Summer Initiative Comes to Long Island

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By Anika Lanser We’ve all had that moment: spent a morning meticulously packing for the beach to make sure that bright, multicolored bag with a somehow-endless supply of sand at the bottom leftover from past trips to the shore has everything we need for the day. As we arrive at the beach, we realize that somehow in the midst of … Full Story

Side By Side: A Celebration of Service™

by Shoshanna M. |

A first-of-its-kind event honoring military service, Side By Side: A Celebration of Service™ created by Northwell Health, is set to take place in Manhattan over Memorial Day Weekend. The two-part event on Saturday, May 25, will honor Northwell’s commitment to veterans and their families, and celebrate their service and sacrifice throughout the years. As the pinnacle event during NYC Fleet … Full Story

NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY WITH NORTHWELL HEALTH

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Northwell locations throughout the New York Metro-Region – including Long Island locations like Southside, Huntington, LI Jewish, North Shore University, and Peconic Bay hospitals – are participating in this national day to turn in expired, or unneeded prescription medications under safe, controlled conditions.

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OP-ED: Hiring Veterans as Strategic Assets

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By Henry Clemmens and Bethany Young / As of 2017, there were 20.4 million veterans in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this is 8 percent of the total population today. Yet, according to this source, veterans have a higher unemployment and underemployment rate than their civilian counterparts. This article will discuss the benefits of hiring veterans … Full Story

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Interview: Edward Fraser of Northwell Health

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By Lorna Luniewski A Long Island native and summer resident in Cherry Grove, Edward Fraser, Vice President of Community Relations at Northwell Health, was instrumental in bringing Northwell Health clinics to both Ocean Beach and Cherry Grove. He discusses how that came to be and hints that more clinics may be coming to Fire Island in the future. Fire Island … Full Story