A screen shot of the music video created to honor a Peconic Landing employee. (Credit: Youtube)
Patricia Lutzky of Peconic Landing was recently awarded LeadingAge New York’s “Professional of the Year” award, and staff members and residents couldn’t be more pleased.
In fact, to show their sheer delight with Ms. Lutzky’s win, everyone at the retirement community came together to create a congratulatory video to the Pharrell Williams’ pop hit “Happy.” (more…)
It’s a way of keeping in touch with friends and family — a way to enhance professional relationships and sometimes even cultivate romantic ones. I’m referring to Facebook, which has revolutionized the way we communicate with one another. (more…)
The pool on a property in Southold.
It seems that every summer, amid all the poolside, bayside and oceanside fun being had, you hear about a few startling water accidents no one ever saw coming.
Dr. Maribeth Chitkara, associate professor of clinical pediatrics at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, took a few minutes to share some tips, and dispel a few myths, that can help ensure that your family plays it safe in the water this summer. (more…)
The American Red Cross has issued an urgent call for blood donors, noting the agency could experience an emergency situation in the coming weeks if donations don’t increase.
According to an agency release, blood donations have gone down by about 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected. (more…)
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You either love ’em for their easy breezy fit or loathe ’em for their unappealing sight and smell.
I’m referring to flip-flops — the unofficial footwear of summer. (more…)
• Tickets are on sale for Easter Long Island Hospital’s Dream Green Extravaganza, with 65 cash prizes including the grand prize of $50,000. Tickets are $100 each. Winners will be chosen Sept. 21 during the Greenport Maritime Festival. To purchase, call 477-5463.
When asked what her son Michael would like most to help him recover from bladder and colon surgery Wednesday, Kathy Petroski made a simple request.
She said Michael, a 2014 graduate of Riverhead High School who suffers from spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, wants nothing more than to receive a few letters. (more…)
If you get stung by a jellyfish, choose your remedy wisely. (Credit: NVTOfficeClips)
The next time a friend makes his way up from the bay, writhing in pain from a jellyfish sting, do him a favor and keep your bottoms buttoned. The widely known fix of peeing on a jellyfish sting to stop the pain is nothing but a myth, and could actually intensify the pain, medical professionals say.