10/27/18 6:55am
10/27/2018 6:55 AM

Hammers clacked and electric saws spun Sept. 26 as Alex Nyilas of Cutchogue and seven fellow PSEG Long Island employees left their local offices to join forces on constructing a handicapped-accessible ramp for a physically challenged Bay Shore woman. 

The day-long build was guided by Rebuilding Together Long Island, an organization that helps Long Islanders by providing needed home repairs at no cost. Mr. Nylias said members of the organization, including Stella Hendrickson, who directed the build, offered guidance on what to do on-site while they worked. 

“Specifically, the wheelchair ramp build that we did, in my own words, was an excellent example of the type of volunteer work this group does,” he said. READ

01/29/18 6:25am
01/29/2018 6:25 AM

A popular parable starts with a young boy throwing starfish that washed up on the beach back into the ocean. An old man comes up to him and asks what difference he can make as thousands of starfish still line the beach? The boy picks up a starfish, tosses it in the water and says, “I made a difference for that one!” READ

04/30/17 8:34am
04/30/2017 8:34 AM

When Orient resident Priscilla Bull sits at her kitchen table, she is able to admire her ancestors’ engravings etched into her windows dating back to 1850 — the year the home was built.

One reads “M. W. Terry.” The home’s original owner, Marcus Terry, was Orient Point’s postmaster until 1913 and his Main Road home once served as a post office.

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