Liza Burby

The Long Island Children's Choir: Hitting All the Right Notes

(Jan. 28, 2014) - A new children's choir on Long Island, founded by local parents, strives to help fill the gap in children's arts education and give back to the community.


Refrigerator Photo Gallery

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Straight-Up Support

(Nov. 04, 2013) - Curvy Girls, a network of scoliosis support groups, empowers girls who have scoliosis from Long Island to Australia. The groups, founded by a Long Island-based mother-daughter duo, offers support and information for both girls and parents.



A Community Garden in Huntington Flourishes Beyond Its Soil

(Aug. 29, 2013) - The Gateway Park Community Organic Garden in the heart of Huntington Station is a multi-generational, multi-ethnic community project that brings the area's residents together and teaches children to garden, exposing them to fresh, locally grown produce.


How and When to Talk to Your Kids About Inappropriate Touching

How and When to Talk to Your Kids About Inappropriate Touching

(Jul. 30, 2013) - Learn how and when to talk to your children about sexual abuse, and how to handle suspected abuse.


First Book Long Island Donates Thousands of Books to Kids

(Jul. 26, 2013) - The Long Island chapter of First Book, a national nonprofit organization, has donated more than 150,000 books to schools and children's literacy organizations throughout the island all with the help and support of local families.



Sesame Street Fans Meet at Beaches Ocho Rios in Jamaica

(Jun. 12, 2013) - Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.


Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

(May. 23, 2013) - One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.


Professor Pedals Teaches All Ages to Ride on Long Island

(Apr. 29, 2013) - Professor Pedals, a father of two on Long Island, focuses on safety and cycling in his approach to teaching children to ride.



A Long Island Family's Mission to Bring Birthday Celebrations ot Homeless Children

(Mar. 28, 2013) - A Long Island family dedicates time to bring happy birthday parties to the homeless children on Long Island through Birthday Wishes, a nonprofit organization founded in Massachusettes in 2002.


A Playground for All on Long Island

(Feb. 20, 2013) - An accessible park in East Meadow on Long Island, New York opens to allow children of all abilities the chance to play on swings, go down slides, and hop on the merry-go-round.


Stronger Together at Camp Good Grief

(Jan. 22, 2013) - Camp Good Grief on Long Island provides bereaved children a place to gather, grieve, and grow in order to cope with their loss.



A Long Island Nonprofit Helps Military Moms-to-Be through Operation Shower

(Dec. 26, 2012) - Operation Shower, a Long Island nonprofit organization, provides baby showers for expectant moms of military families to help ease the burden of deployment.




L.E.A.D. Empowers Girls Through Dance

(Oct. 25, 2012) - Seven Long Island women created L.E.A.D., Live Empowered And Dance, to mentor at-risk girls in the neighborhood.


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