Stony Brook Dental School to host free dental care event for kids
Stony Brook Dental School conducts many philanthropic efforts such as their annual Give Kids a Smile event. This upcoming event will be held at the end of August and will allow children to receive dental care at no cost.
Long Island Ducks Bat for Charity
On Wednesday July 18th, the All-Star jersey auction at Bethpage Ballpark, Home of the Long Island Ducks, began. The Ducks recently hosted the all-star game between the freedom and liberty divisions. Bids start at $75 and go up in $10 increments. All the proceeds go to the QuackerJack foundation which provides funds to a variety of organizations across Long Island. We asked fans what they thought about the Ducks’ charity work and how much they would be willing to bid on a jersey.
Long Island Ducks host Irish Night
The Long Island Ducks celebrated Irish Night with music and merchandise on July 18, 2018. The annual theme night featured the singing of the Irish National Anthem, dancers, and as usual, QuackerJack the Duck. Green, white and orange coated stadium shops and costumes worn by enthusiastic audience members. For fans at the Bethpage Ballpark stadium in Central Islip, the celebration was full of family and fun.
Summer brings new job opportunities at Duck’s Stadium
Every baseball season Bethpage Ballpark open its doors not only to fans, but to teens and young adults who wish to work for the summer. It gives them the opportunity to gain work experience while being part of a team. More than just earning money, these teens and young adults enjoy working there. In Bethpage Ballpark they can be ushers, ticket takers, cashiers and concessions.
Veteran volunteers eye exams at Long Island State Veterans Home
Sheldon Polan, a World War II veteran and volunteer eye optician for the Long Island State Veterans Home, shares with The Greene Gazette some reflections and memories from his service, as well as the importance of treating fellow veterans. One of his patients, Gerald Busic, weighs in on what he thinks of Polan’s volunteer work and Polan’s treatment of him.
Kids spend summer at iD Tech camp with LEGO robots
While most children spend their summers outside playing under the sun, the children at the iD Tech Summer Robotics Camp at Stony Brook University spend their summers differently. They diligently learn how to build and code LEGO robots. By attending this camp at such a young age, they hope to set themselves up for a successful future involving the skills learned at this camp.
Long Island Ducks to host baseball clinic for kids
The Long Island Ducks are hosting a three-day kid’s clinic where kids are given the opportunity to learn and play baseball with professional Duck’s players. The clinic serves kids ages 7 to 13. This clinic will be a great chance for the kids to learn how to play the game and improve their skills. Kids, parents and baseball players believe the clinic will be grand slam.
Activists, Lawmakers Promote Rally Against Gun Violence
Caroline Suozzi, daughter of congressman Suozzi, campaign team member, Sarah Silverstein, and student activist, Andrew Goldman, emphasized the importance of voting. A theme in their campaign is, “your vote, your choice,” meaning voters must elect politicians that will pass legislation to end gun violence.
‘Faces and Places’ Exhibit Pushes Viewers to Consider Different Cultures
Photographs from the Kellerman Family will appear at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at Stony Brook University through September. The exhibit holds 60 pieces from ten photographers and was curated by gallery Director Karen Levitov and Gallery Assistant Samantha Clink.
Grief and loss shaped young filmmaker’s picture
Calogero Carucci’s first movie was shot on a shoestring budget in just 13 days. Carucci, then 20 years old, was able to produce the full-length movie for $20,000, along with the help of family members and friends pitching in and helping with roles. The movie, “Dean Darling,” will be shown at the Stony Brook Film Festival this weekend.
Rain or Shine, Ducks fans storm Bethpage Ballpark
Stephen Watkin was set to see the Long Island Ducks take on the Connecticut New Britain Bees with his wife, Paulette, on Tuesday – until it was postponed due to torrential rain. The weather was still on his mind when he returned to Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip for the rescheduled game Wednesday.