Sara Bluestone, Community Leader, Receives Larry Kushnick Memorial Award

Sara Bluestone, Community Leader, Receives Larry Kushnick Memorial Award

Sara Bluestone began her lifelong passion for volunteer work as a brownie in Girls Scouts when she was 8 years old in Rochester, where she grew up. There, she collected food and personal care items for members of the armed forces and their families, and visited nursing homes to entertain seniors.

Now, Bluestone, 58, has been recognized for her efforts in the Huntington community by being named the recipient of the Larry Kushnick Memorial Award for 2016.

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Honoring A Lifetime Of Involvement By Elizabeth Black

Honoring A Lifetime Of Involvement By Elizabeth Black

Elizabeth Black became known locally during the nine years she served on the Huntington school board, and later as a candidate for public office. However, Black, who died this past October of ovarian cancer at age 63, might have preferred to be remembered for her day-to-day work as an educator. Over four decades as a teacher, Black taught English at the middle and high school levels, and as an adjunct professor for Syracuse University.

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Mapping Out Long Island’s Holiday Displays

Mapping Out Long Island’s Holiday Displays

Every holiday season, Commack resident Jonathan Dignam looks forward to taking his 5-year-old daughter and 12-year-old niece around town to take in the festive holiday lights and decorations affixed to homes.

But it can become frustrating after so many years, he added, to search for such homes.

So, he thought to himself, “I’d like to make a map for myself.”

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