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Celene McDermott

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Celene McDermott Articles (42)

2010 Nassau Coliseum Fair in Uniondale, NY

The 2010 Nassau Coliseum Fair, the largest event of its kind in the New York metro area, will take place weekend through July 11 this year and will feature family entertainment such as the Lance Gifford Magic Illusion Show, Great American Frontier Show, a petting zoo, Wolves of the World show, Old West Theatre's vaudeville show, carnival rides, games, and tons of other attractions.

Jun. 25, 2013

A Girl's Gotta Spa: Mompreneurs Karen Falco-Pedra and Lisa Falco-Gadzinski

Long Island moms and sisters Karen Falco-Pedra and Lisa Falco-Gadzinski opened A Girl's Gotta Spa in 2008. We caught up with the pair to discuss who inspires them, how they balance work and family life, and what's next for their business.

Sep. 13, 2010

New Exhibits at the Atlantis Marine World Aquarium

Meet the underwater animals making their debut at the Atlantis Marine World Aquarium in Riverhead, NY, this summer, including alligators, penguins, and sea lions.

Aug. 02, 2010

Long Island Mompreneur Holly Xerri: Creator of the Camiband

We sat down with Holly Xerri, Long Island mom of two and creator of the Camiband, to find out where she found her inspiration, how she juggles work and family life, and what's next for her business.

Jul. 07, 2010

Mompreneur: Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman Opens Third School for Language Development on Long Island

Long Island mom Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman is the founder of three schools for language development in the Long Island and Queens area. A new high school will open up in Richmond Hill in September. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of Tiegerman's first school in Glen Cove. We caught up with the mom of six to discuss what she's learned along the way and what her plans are for the future.

Jun. 09, 2010

Nassau County June Family Outing: 20th Annual Harborfest Dock Day and Crafts Festival

On June 6, families won't want to miss the 20th Annual Harborfest Dock Day and Crafts Festival along the waterfront in the Nassau County North Shore village of Port Washington, NY.

May. 28, 2010

Suffolk County June Family Outing: Mattituck Strawberry Festival

Since June is Strawberry Month, there's no better time for families to visit Long Island's North Fork - for a day trip or long weekend - than during the Mattituck Lions Club's 56th Annual Strawberry Festival, June 17-20.

May. 28, 2010

MomBiz: Suffolk County Mom Donna Walther’s Personalized Puppy Treats

Smithtown mom Donna Walther is the owner and founder of Puppy Personal, Inc., a company that produces personalized dog treats. We sat down with Walther to find out how she got the business off the ground, how she juggles work and family life, and what advice she has for other mom entrepreneurs.

May. 13, 2010

May Family Outing: Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair

The Hallockville Museum Farm is hosting the inaugural Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair this May - a family and kid-friendly event that's all about bringing visitors back to their agricultural roots.

May. 05, 2010

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Anila Nitekman, a Greenlawn resident and mother of two, talks to us about how she invented the Tiny Bites Food Shears, which make cutting up children's food a breeze.

Apr. 12, 2010

Old Westbury Gardens' 51st Anniversary Season

Historic Old Westbury Gardens, now open for its 51st season, provides many opportunities for family-friendly outdoor fun that's also educational.

Mar. 31, 2010

Suffolk County Mom Rebecca Lesser: Her New Lunchbox Keeps the Germs Away

Rebecca Lesser, the East Patchogue, NY, mom who founded The MatSack, Inc., was inspired to reinvent the lunchbox from real-life experiences with her daughter. Find out how she made her idea into a reality and how she now juggles business and family life.

Mar. 12, 2010

Long Island MomBiz: Shelley Goodman's Funky and Fun Designs

Port Washington mom Shelley Goodman talks to us about what it's like running her own business, Fernella's Jools, while raising 7-year-old twins. Plus, Shelley's tips for entrepreneur moms!

Jan. 12, 2010

Queens Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - January 2010

Check out these family- and kid-friendly events scheduled for the month of January in Queens.

Jan. 08, 2010

Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Hottest Toys of the Season - 2009 Guide for Suffolk County, Long Island

Check out our list of the hottest toys this season to help find the perfect gift for that special child on your holiday shopping list. Also, read on for advice from managers of Suffolk County toy stores for their recommendations this year.

Dec. 02, 2009

Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Hottest Toys of the Season - 2009 Guide for Nassau County, Long Island

Check out our list of the hottest toys this season to help find the perfect gift for that special child on your holiday shopping list. Also, read on for advice from managers of Nassau County toy stores for their recommendations this year.

Dec. 02, 2009

Long Island MomBiz: Jennifer Paretta's Simply Re-Gift It

Read about Jennifer Paretta of Wantagh, Long Island, a stay-at-home mom who started her own eco-friendly business.

Nov. 24, 2009

Where To Volunteer This Holiday Season: Soup Kitchens and More in Nassau County, Long Island

Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Nassau County are accepting donations or need volunteers.

Nov. 20, 2009

Where To Volunteer This Holiday Season: Soup Kitchens and More in Suffolk County, Long Island

Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Suffolk County are accepting donations or need volunteers.

Nov. 20, 2009


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