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With the flip of a switch, an entire miniature civilization comes to life — children ice skating, a moving train whistling, tree lights flashing and Santa’s sleigh flying by.
Sixty miniature ceramic houses and 200 miscellaneous pieces make up a Christmas village, with North Pole and train traveling around a 4-foot tree at “Rockefeller Center.”
Twenty-five years ago, Susan Febbraro and...Read more »
As the United States sends aid to the Philippines to assist with recovery efforts from Typhoon Haiyan, one Philippines woman is preparing to travel to the United States to serve as a lifeline for a Long Islander.
After six months and four failed attempts to obtain a visa, Carolina Dela Cruz, 39, said she learned Monday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security approved her request to enter...Read more »
A program on understanding Alzheimer’s disease will be held Thursday at Bethpage Public Library.
The seminar, sponsored by state Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City), is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at the library, 47 Powell Ave.
Scheduled speakers are Dr. Alan Mazurek, a neurologist, and Tracey Kuczinski, who has worked in the field of geriatrics more than 15 years.
Their topics will...Read more »
When Esther Slubski was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure in August 2012, she thought her greatest challenge would be finding someone to donate a kidney to her. But after numerous relatives and friends proved not to be a match for Slubski, 75, of Old Bethpage, she found an acceptable donor in February in the Philippines.
According to Slubski and her son, Elias Slubski, a longtime family...Read more »