07/22/15 12:17pm
07/22/2015 12:17 PM

The Disney movie Big Hero 6 will be shown as afundraiser for FRNCA Thursday.

The animated Disney movie Big Hero 6 will be shown at the David Crohan Community Center Thursday as a fundraiser for the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton Community Association.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the movie will start at 6:30 p.m. The cost will be $20 per family and $15 per family for FRNCA members.  READ

04/23/15 10:00am
04/23/2015 10:00 AM
Michelangelo's manager Felipe Rodriguez's wife, Sofia, their son, Felipe, 5, and their daughter, Valentina, 3, attended a Tuesday evening fundraiser benefiting Mr. Rodriguez, who has a rare form of lymphoma. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Michelangelo’s manager Felipe Rodriguez’s wife, Sofia, their son, Felipe, 5, and their daughter, Valentina, 3, attended a Tuesday evening fundraiser benefiting Mr. Rodriguez, who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma. (Credit: Rachel Young)

More than $10,000 was raised during a fundraiser at Michelangelo’s Pizzeria in Mattituck Tuesday evening for the restaurant’s manager, Felipe Rodriguez of Wantagh, who was recently diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma and is now unable to work. An additional $9,000 has been raised in an online fundraiser.

“I support my crew,” said Michelangelo’s owner Frank DiStefano, who added that a total of $10,400 was raised through ticket sales and donations from local organizations. “If someone’s down, we want to help.”  (more…)