These days, most sports fields, arenas and parks bear the name of a particular corporate sponsor.
Remember Shea Stadium? Its newest incarnation, built in 2009, is called Citi Field. The Meadowlands? In 2010, a replacement stadium was briefly known as The New Meadowlands. Then MetLife purchased the naming rights at a reported annual cost of $17 million to $20 million.
But in the Shoreham-Wading River school district, the opposite is taking place. READ
On a warm Saturday afternoon in April, members of the Shoreham-Wading River boys lacrosse team lined up near midfield wearing pink jerseys before the start of the annual Lax Out Cancer fundraiser game against Miller Place. Joe Kavanagh, one of the event’s organizers, took the microphone and introduced the four honorees. READ
Maybe you sat in your car for way longer than you should have trying to leave the Tanger parking lot on Black Friday, or perhaps you maxed out your credit card with Amazon purchases on Cyber Monday.