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Why you should ‘shop small’

S mall Business Saturday, on Saturday, Nov. 30 this year, tends to be an afterthought of the Christmas-shopping marketing discussion. It’s like the holiday shopping season’s …

By Amy E. Loeb, EdD, MBA, RN, executive director at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead The vaccine rollout throughout New York, and especially Long Island, has been a success. Nearly …

Our county and our country have been dealing with a pandemic and an epidemic simultaneously. As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, the opioid epidemic, which is now more than a decade old, …

Raising a child is challenging even under normal circumstances, but with a devastating pandemic closing schools and childcare providers shutting their doors, this past year has been exceptionally …

On Independence Day, we celebrate our nation's founding. From coast to coast, we remember how our founders boldly proclaimed their independence and established a democracy despite facing seemingly …

Educational institutions across the nation have been charged with adapting to remote learning, hybrid learning, and just simply educating their students while keeping teachers and pupils safe. Not …

Father's Day is a time to celebrate all the joys and struggles of raising children and an opportunity to honor those who have embraced the essential role of fatherhood. It is an opportunity to thank …

Juneteenth is the oldest national commeroration of the ending of slavery in the United States, dating back to its first observance in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, June 19, Emancipation Day, is now …

Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell may be the household names most associated with human sex trafficking in the United States, but the practice of exchanging sex for money is a common occurrence …

June 1 marks the beginning of LGBTQ Pride Month, a time generally accompanied by parades, festivals, and celebrations of the vast contributions and progress that this community has made throughout …

As unbelievable as it may seem, Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. …

We often hear of Memorial Day (Last Monday in May) and everyone knows of Veterans Day (Nov. 11). There are two military holidays in May: Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day. The first is a celebration …

The widespread cancellation of in-person events has affected many businesses, particularly artists and musicians who rely on events, workshops, gigs, and physical locations to support their families …

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