Wolf-Sonkin Named ‘Caregiver Of The Year’

Wolf-Sonkin Named ‘Caregiver Of The Year’

In the blink of an eye, Valerie Wolf-Sonkin’s home grew from seven to nine people last November. Her father, Larry, 83, fell and broke his shoulder, knee and elbow. As the primary caregiver for his wife, Eleanor, Larry was unable to care for his wife of 66 years. Wolf-Sonkin, a Meville resident who cares for her five children, didn’t complain and welcomed the couple into her home for a six-month-long stay that consisted of hands-on care.

For this, the Melville elder law firm Genser Dubow Genser & Cona honored Wolf-Sonkin with the “Working Caregiver of the Year” award at the third annual GDGC Caregiver Conference on June 9.

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Movie To Film In Dix Hills

Movie To Film In Dix Hills

In the 14 years that Caasi Harris has been living on Astro Place – a quiet Dix Hills street not far from the library and the high school – she and her family have lived relatively undisturbed by the likes of Hollywood hotshots.

And then she read a letter in her mailbox, which explained that Nest Film Productions LLC was looking to film a movie with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler called “The Nest” in a house like hers.

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One Big Closet At Veronica Rayne

One Big Closet At Veronica Rayne

Behind a heavy door, whose wooden frame holds a full-length window wearing a white curtain, exists what Northport storeowner Carlene Afetian calls “basically a big closet.”

Her store, Veronica Rayne Boutique – a name that will, in the coming months, be shortened to Rayne Boutique – is an eclectic oasis of pieces hand-picked by its owner for its passionate consumer base.

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