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Maxfield Parrish Paintings And Prints At NCMA

Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966), The Desert Without Water, 1902, mixed media on paper laid on canvas, 17" x 11½", initialed lower right, “The Great Southwest” by: Ray Stannard Baker, Century Magazine, 1902, © copyright 2015 National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, RI.

Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966), The Desert Without Water, 1902, mixed media on paper laid on canvas, 17″ x 11½”, initialed lower right, “The Great Southwest” by: Ray Stannard Baker, Century Magazine, 1902, © copyright 2015 National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, RI.

Works by the American imagist Maxfield Parrish (1870-1966), one of the greats of the golden age of illustration, will be on view at Nassau County Museum of Art from Nov. 21 to Feb. 28, 2016. The works are drawn from the National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, RI, and curated by Judy and Laurence S. Cutler, cofounders of the National Museum of American Illustration.

Maxfield Parrish: Paintings and Prints from the National Museum of American Illustration embodies the artist’s long career and extraordinary accomplishments, displaying Parrish’s lush coloristic effect with amazing detail. The exhibition includes original artworks as well as a large collection of vintage prints. Through this showing of artworks and vintage reproductions, today’s viewers will have the unique opportunity to see the way that viewers of an earlier age observed these images, comparing the mass-produced reproductions against the original luminous canvases. [Read more…]

2014 Gold Coast Film Recap

Fifth Anniversary Festival Spotlighted Award-Winning Films and Hollywood’s Best with Movies and Events from November 9 – 15, 2015 [Read more…]

Hospice Care Network Honors Susan And Dan Brown At The Crystal Ball

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Saturday, Nov. 14, marks the Hospice Care Network’s Annual Crystal Ball Gala. Each year the gala honors a person or a group of people who have greatly impacted the organization. Since the Hospice Care Network is a nonprofit organization, the gala also provides funding for the upcoming year. The network administers care and support to patients with terminal illnesses and their friends and families. The honorees of this year’s gala are Susan and Dan Brown. [Read more…]

Letter From The Publisher

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Dear Neighbor,

It is my distinct pleasure to announce the relaunch of Long Island Weekly, the latest addition to the Anton Media Group family. As we enter our third year of publishing Long Island Weekly, we’re taking what we’ve been doing so well in terms of covering arts, entertainment and lifestyle trends and making it even better thanks to our crack staff of award-winning writers. I’m very excited about this new chapter that is being driven by our historic partnership with Newsday. It’s a move that will allow Long Island Weekly to expand well beyond our current audience to readers in communities like Rockville Centre, Long Beach, Atlantic Beach and Point Lookout to begin with, and continue to provide the stellar content our subscribers have come to expect. [Read more…]

Money To Fix Sandy Damage

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $255,549 worth of repairs to the Tully Aquatic Activities Center in New Hyde Park relating to damages incurred during Superstorm Sandy.  [Read more…]

Youngsters Receive Best Halloween Treats Ever

St. Francis 2015Two boys who have received life-saving cardiac procedures and two girls who are hoping to get the same gift celebrated an early Halloween at St. Francis Hospital to commemorate Gift of Life’s 40th Anniversary. [Read more…]

Town Of North Hempstead Budget Passed

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and town board members unanimously approved the town’s 2016 budget. The $102 million budget (General Fund and Town Outside Village Fund) is a balanced and fiscally conservative plan that stays under the .73 percent New York State tax cap, qualifying most taxpayers for a tax rebate. The Town’s Solid Waste Management Authority’s $17.8 million budget also passed unanimously. The town’s 2016 budget includes a $66.9 million General Fund, a $35.05 million Town Outside Village (TOV) Fund and $23.66 million for the 20 town–operated special districts. For residents living in incorporated villages, the General Fund Budget represents a $3.78 annual increase for the average household. For residents living in the unincorporated areas of the town, who also pay the TOV tax, the increase represents an additional $10.83 per year for the average household. [Read more…]

Getting Ready For Holiday House Guests

HolidayHouseGuests_111115DIt is officially acceptable to be in holiday mode because the holidays are in full swing. For those planning on hosting a dinner or even more demanding, family, the time to plan is now. It isn’t enough to make Thanksgiving grocery lists and Christmas shopping lists to prepare for your guests’ arrival; you must make them feel comfortable as well. Organizing expert Jill Pollack weighs in on how to get your home ready for house guests during the holiday season without losing your cool. [Read more…]

AIL Charity Event @ L&T

LordAIL_111115AAs the holidays approach, Adventures in Learning cordially invites the community to join them at the annual charity event at Lord & Taylor on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. To support this terrific after school program, you can buy a $5 Shop Smart Do Good Coupon, and you will receive the following benefits:

1. A 15% off Savings Pass that includes Cosmetics and Fragrances,
2. Two 25% Off Bonus Coupons, and
3. An Additional 10% off for Using Your Lord & Taylor Card

To purchase coupons, please call Adventures in Learning at 516-767-9235 or email at

Please join us on the 17th. It will be a win-win for one and all.”

Founded 45 years ago, Adventures in Learning is an after-school education and enrichment program, located in the Hagedorn Community Center at the Great Neck/Manhasset EOC building at 65 High Street, Manhasset, dedicated to improving the lives of children in Manhasset and Great Neck in need of after school care and instruction.

Katie Oppo Annual Gala

The Annual Katie Oppo Gala will be held on Friday, Nov. 1Oppo_110415A3. The event will take place at Leonard’s of Great Neck and will be a wonderful night of dinner, dancing and a silent auction. [Read more…]