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Last week, the remnants of decade-old holiday lights in downtown Northport that had mostly blown out or had been strangling trees were taken down. There was just one problem: The village didn’t have the funds to replace them.
But two anonymous local families have stepped up to help the village keep its festive feel.
“We keep the lights on year round. It’s a piece of the quaint village...Read more »
In an effort to keep needy Long Islanders provided for during the holidays, local businesses and organizations are hosting assorted charity drives. Here is a list of where you can help donate. If you know of one you don’t see here, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Homes By Mara Realty in Syosset is hosting a holiday coat drive through Christmas. Donations can be...Read more »
Outside Aretta Cohen’s shop, Port Washington Florist, there was a Santa impersonator, a juggler, a man handing out free popcorn and a clown pedaling around on a unicycle Wednesday night. Cohen herself was dressed in a Mrs. Claus outfit, her dog, Rufus, sported reindeer antlers, and all of her employees were also in costume.
The spectacle was all part of Port Washington’s fifth annual “Port...Read more »
Adriana Gonzalez pointed at a figure emerging from the top of the Montauk Point Lighthouse and screamed, “Santa!”
For Adriana, 5, an appearance by Saint Nick was the perfect icing on the cake after minutes earlier watching 10,000 bulbs light up, decorating the historic lighthouse for the holiday season.
On Saturday night, Adriana and her grandparents, Edwina and Robert Morgan, were among...Read more »
This holiday season, Long Beach residents and business owners are planning an array of events -- from cash mobs to a scavenger hunt and the city’s first New Year’s Eve ball drop -- to help drive holiday shoppers to their beach town.
“All the businesses down here are really struggling right now,” said Kelly Sullivan, a member of the Historic West End Business Owners Association, adding that...Read more »