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Man on a Mission: NYS Regent Roger Tilles

It was his passion for the arts, his appreciation for teachers, and his firm belief grounded that the arts are fundamental to a good education that first led us to be intrigued by Roger Tilles. We got to sit down with him a million years ago last December. While so much has changed since then, we believe what he had to say remains relevant, perhaps even moreso than it was…

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Main Street News is a Must-Read

We’ve said it before, we’re going to keep saying it: THIS IS VALUABLE AND IMPORTANT. Vision Long Island and the Long Island Main Street Alliance continue to release daily issues of their new Main Street

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How Shall We Rise? Reflection from the Holidays…

We think it’s safe to say that both Passover and Easter felt surreally REAL this year, though on a very human scale: The plague, the grim reality of how foolish we can be. The potential, even, for a fundamental shift toward something…better…

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On the Human Services Front

A lovely piece from Firefly Kate Sydney’s Compassion Collection One of the many folks on the Human Services front that we’ve long appreciated is Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds of the Family & Children’s Association in Nassau

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The Kids are Home — Now What???

The Kids are Here! by Katheryn Laible We are grateful schools are working to provide digital education on the fly, and wish everyone the best in figuring that out. We are also grateful that they

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Support Local Business & Community Groups

Photo of Northport Village by Katheryn Laible This is a really tough time to be a small business or a not-for-profit organization. While everyone is rightly encouraged to stay home and keep their hands off

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Networking Can and Should Continue!

Photo provided by Robbie Samuels We thought this article from our friend Robbie Samuels was really helpful: 9 Ways to Network During a Pandemic “Due to an abundance of caution, we’re canceling our event.” All

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Art is Life. Life is Art.

Now is a time for story telling, picture painting, music making and dance. We firmly believe these things are fundamental to the human spirit and will choose to be grateful that for now, perhaps, we’ll

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Plant Seeds

Photo by Katheryn Laible Now is an excellent time to start a garden. Dark green leafies and other cold-weather crops can be sown outside now, and many dreams of early summer can be started indoors…

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