Adelphi forum set on breast cancer
Adelphi University is scheduled to host a forum about lymphedema and breast cancer on April 3.
Dr. Sabaa Mundia and Vanesa Cardarelli are to present information at the event. Mundia is a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in lymphedema and breast cancer therapy. Cardarelli is a breast cancer survivor and volunteer at the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program.
The event is expected to include information about “techniques for skin care, self-care and risk reduction,” an Adelphi spokeswoman said in a statement.
“The presentation will include a practical demonstration of exercises that you can do at home and interventions, including manual lymph drainage, wrapping, compression garments and sleeve covers,” the statement said.
The free event is scheduled at 7 p.m. April 3 at the university’s Alumni House, at 154 Cambridge Ave. in Garden City. Registration is required and available by calling 516-877-4325. — PATRICK WHITTLE
Session will focus on lifesaving programs
Assemb. Brian Curran (R-Lynbrook) and Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano plan to host an informational session about two lifesaving programs at a Valentine’s Day luncheon next week.
The event will be held on Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at the Lynbrook Senior Center, at 55 Wilbur St.
The session is expected to focus on Yellow Dot, a free program designed to help first responders provide lifesaving medical attention during that first “golden hour” after a car crash or other emergency. It will also discuss the Vial of Life, which allows individuals to have their complete medical information in their homes for emergency personnel to reference during an emergency.
To RSVP to the event, call Curran’s district office at 516-561-8216.
— AISHA AL-MUSLIM
Mobile office hours for building agency
The Town of North Hempstead plans to begin mobile office hours for its building department this month.
The sessions will be attended by the department’s new applicant advocate and are designed to allow residents to ask questions or discuss issues related to pending and future applications, assisted by the advocate.
The first session will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 24 in the large conference room of the Manhasset Public Library, 30 Onderdonk Ave., Manhasset.
Subsequent sessions will be held at the following times and locations:
* 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the community room of the Shelter Rock Public Library, 165 Searingtown Rd., Albertson;
* 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 27 in the all-purpose room of the Hillside Public Library, 155 Lakeville Rd., New Hyde Park;
* 6 to 8 p.m. on March 3 at the Yes We Can Community Center, 141 Garden St., Westbury;
* 6 to 8 p.m. on March 4 in the Hagedorn Room of the Port Washington Public Library, 1 Library Dr., Port Washington;
* 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on March 6 in the multipurpose room of the Great Neck Public Library, 159 Bayview Ave., Great Neck; and
* 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 12 at Charles J. Fuschillo Park, Carle Road at Broadmoor Lane, Carle Place. — JENNIFER BARRIOS
PSEG execs to speak about improvements
New York State Assemb. Michaelle Solages (D-Elmont), with the Elmont Community Coalition Council, plans to host a community meeting with representatives from PSEG Long Island.
The free event is scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke. At the meeting, Solages is expected to welcome PSEG Long Island as the new power authority and discuss what improvements are in place regarding electricity post-superstorm Sandy.
The meeting is slated to include a presentation by PSEG Long Island executives Daniel Eichhorn, vice president of customer service, and John O’Connell, vice president of transmission and distribution. Residents will also learn of the new resources and protocol that PSEG Long Island has implemented along with its long-term goals.
For more information, call Solages’ district office at 516-599-2972.
— AISHA AL-MUSLIM