Friday, 08 March 2013 00:00
Want to learn how to play football from the New York Giants?
With former New York Giants like Bill Ard, Stephen Baker, Chris Calloway, Eric Dorsey, Sam Garnes and Rodney Hampton providing support, New York Giants Youth Football Camps will host 22 camp locations, including a camp in Plainview at the HANC Plainview Elementary School.
New York Giants Youth Football Camps provide non-contact instruction to kids from ages 6 to 14 years old. With professional coaches and New York Giants, kids learn to run, throw, catch, defend and compete. All programs provide football non-contact instruction, athletic skill development, fitness and agility training.
New York Giants Youth Football Camps trained over 2,000 kids last summer. The HANC Plainview Elementary School camp will run from Monday, July 22 to Fri. July 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The price is $409 through Wednesday, March 20, which includes a $40 savings. For more information, visit
www.NYGiantsCamps.com or call 877-226-9919.
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00
Driving rain and cold temperatures could not keep Long Islanders from coming out to support the first annual DogFest Walk ‘n Roll, a fundraiser for Canine Companions for Independence. Held for the first time at Marjorie Post Park in Massapequa, dogs of all breeds and sizes came with their humans with one goal in mind; to raise funds for CCI.
Massapequa resident and event organizer Yvonne Dagger, past president and now board member, discussed the importance of the event.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:00
For as long as she could remember, Christina Amato-Smith has always wanted to open her own hair salon. The Floral Park native worked at a salon down the road from her home, but it wasn’t until 1994 when Amato-Smith made good on her promise to herself.
“I came to Bethpage to open my business because my clients were here,” said Amato-Smith, who now lives in Lindenhurst and has owned Top Cuts for 20 years.
While her business has been met with much success, in 2008, Amato-Smith’s personal life was met with a life altering challenge when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. It was this event that prompted Top Cuts to organize a cut-a-thon to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. This year’s event occurs on Saturday, Nov. 1.