Three Strong Women ... One Big Fight
The Strohm sisters are a lot like other siblings. They live in close proximity to each other. They have formed a close bond so that they are there for each other to lean on in trying times. Another thing they have in common that in the early 1990s they found their lives would change forever.
Congresswoman McCarthy Kicks Off 2000 Campaign
United States Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy kicked off her campaign earlier this week for re-election in her hometown of Mineola. Supporters, volunteers and local lawmakers and candidates packed into McCarthy's campaign headquarters, located at 315 Willis Avenue, to begin what they hope will be a successful campaign.
Long Island's Third Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk
It's now time to register yourself or your team for Cancer Care of Long Island's Third Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk on Sunday, Sept. 24 at Zach's Bay, Jones Beach. Free prostate cancer screenings will be available on-site. Bring the whole family. The "Walk" will raise awareness about the importance of early detection, specifically digital rectal examinations in men over age 40 and prostate specific antigen blood tests in men over age 50, in saving lives. Registration begins at 9 a.m. followed by a program at 10:30 with well-known medical experts who will provide valuable information about prostate cancer. The "Walk" starts at 11:30 a.m. Bring your picnic baskets and enjoy the rest of the day at the beach - with refreshments and entertainment. You'll be surprised what a walk can do. For more information, or to register call Cancer Care of Long Island at 364-8130.
Chess Club for Children and Adults
Attention Adults: Now you can play chess in a relaxed and casual setting with others at your own level - from grand masters to beginners. Fun, challenging and informative, the new Long Island Chess Club, under the auspices of the Long Island Chess Nuts, will meet monthly, beginning in September. An exciting and informative series of lectures and lessons wil lbring your game to a new level and increase your victories. Come to hear a variety of chess masters and top chess professionals, including GM's or just come to play and enjoy the game. Either way, you are invited to the Open House and first meeting on Friday, Sept. 22 in Garden City - call for details.
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