As director of animal training at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead, Candyce Paparo’s responsibilities extend far beyond playing with monkeys and sea lions. In fact, Paparo spends more than 10 hours a day caring for the facility’s mammals — a job she and her team of eight trainers and assistants all relish.
“I just got into the marine mammal field and never looked back,” she said.(more…)
If you were told about a weekly local news program that gets more than 1,000 online views each week, you might be surprised. But that’s exactly what’s going on at Southold High School, where the SOHO TV class has exploded in popularity since it was launched three years ago.