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Gershow Recycling Participated in the Tesla Science Expo

Gershow Recycling took part in the Tesla Science Expo, which took place at the Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe (TSCW) in Shoreham on July 13. The company was on hand to encourage attendees to recycle and explain to them how different types of scrap products — such as cars, appliances, and building materials — are recycled.

Since 2013, Gershow has provided the use of its scrap metal containers for the TSCW as part of its efforts to help the non-profit organization fund the renovation of Wardenclyffe, which is the site of the only remaining laboratory of the famous inventor, Nikola Tesla. In addition, Gershow has sponsored and participated in “Metal for Tesla,” a scrap metal fundraising event to benefit TSCW.

Gershow has nine locations in Brooklyn, New Hyde Park, Valley Stream, Freeport, Lindenhurst, Huntington Station, Bay Shore, Medford and Riverhead. For more information, call (631) 289-6188 or visit www.gershow.com.

 

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Started in 1964 by Sam Gershowitz, Gershow Recycling began as a two man operation with a tractor and trailer, a boom truck and the first portable car flattener. Now with the second generation carrying on the legacy, Gershow generates over 750 jobs, contributing millions of dollars to the local economy, while helping to preserve Long Island’s environment. Gershow Recycling takes aluminum, brass, copper, steel, cast iron, appliances, cars and vehicles. In keeping with its philosophy of “Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past,” Gershow Recycling purchases scrap metal that would have otherwise wound up in local landfills, and turns them into high-quality scrap

Gershow Sponsors Summer Concert Series

Gershow Recycling was a sponsor of the Medford Chamber’s Concert for Veterans, which took place on June 21 at Medford Memorial Park featuring Lipstick and F.U.B. This performance was part of the Medford Chamber’s Summer Concert Series.

Gershow has nine locations in Brooklyn, New Hyde Park, Valley Stream, Freeport, Lindenhurst, Huntington Station, Bay Shore, Medford and Riverhead. For more information, call (631) 289-6188 or visit www.gershow.com.

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Started in 1964 by Sam Gershowitz, Gershow Recycling began as a two man operation with a tractor and trailer, a boom truck and the first portable car flattener. Now with the second generation carrying on the legacy, Gershow generates over 750 jobs, contributing millions of dollars to the local economy, while helping to preserve Long Island’s environment. Gershow Recycling takes aluminum, brass, copper, steel, cast iron, appliances, cars and vehicles. In keeping with its philosophy of “Conserving the Future by Recycling the Past,” Gershow Recycling purchases scrap metal that would have otherwise wound up in local landfills, and turns them into high-quality scrap products for recycling. The company produces both ferrous and non-ferrous products.

Suffolk County Deputy Police Commissioners Belinda Alvarez-Groneman and Kevin T. Catalina Will Discuss Policing in Suffolk County at LIMBA Meeting

COMMACK, NY – On July 19, Suffolk County Deputy Police Commissioners Belinda Alvarez-Groneman and Kevin T. Catalina will be the guest speakers at the Long Island Metro Business Action (LIMBA) meeting at the Candlelight Diner, located at 56 Veterans Memorial Highway in Commack. The topic will be “Policing in Suffolk County.” The event starts at 8:30 a.m.

Deputy Commissioner Alvarez-Groneman began her career in the Suffolk County Police Department in 1981 and has since achieved historic milestones, including being the first Hispanic woman on the Police Commissioner’s staff as Special Assistant. She has been recognized for her exceptional police work and commitment to improving police-community relations. Her efforts also revitalized the 3rd Precinct Explorer program. After retiring as a detective, she served with then-Congressman Lee Zeldin. She organizes events such as the Suffolk County Executive’s Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration and the Adopt-a-Family at Christmas Program.

Kevin T. Catalina

Deputy Commissioner Catalina oversees the operation and administration of the Suffolk County Police Department. As Deputy Police Commissioner, he has developed strategies to enhance police effectiveness, evaluates unit performance, and analyzes crime trends. From 2018 to 2023, he served as Undersheriff for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office, overseeing Intelligence Operations and the Training Academy. His 27-year career with the NYPD included roles such as Deputy Chief and Commanding Officer of the Intelligence Bureau’s Operational and Analytical Section. His initiatives in the NYPD’s Gang Division led to a significant reduction in shooting incidents.

During the discussion, the deputy commissioners will cover the challenges, evolution, and technological advancements in law enforcement. For more information about upcoming LIMBA programs, visit https://limba.net/.

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About LIMBA:

Since 1968, LIMBA (Long Island Metro Business Action) has been Long Island’s catalyst for economic investment and improvement, sponsoring lively breakfast forums featuring Long Island business activists and government officials. Its mission is to promote and address issues that affect the quality of life on Long Island. For more information, call (631) 757-1698 or visit www.limba.net.

Cassidy Hill Farm to Host Lavender Festival June 29-30

MANORVILLE, NY – Cassidy Hill Farm is hosting the Lavender Festival from Saturday, June 29 to Sunday, June 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The festival will feature attractions for the whole family to enjoy, including a wide array of local farm vendors offering fresh produce. A selection of food trucks will be on-site, highlighted by the famous Jerry Jones from Belle’s Cafe of Westhampton, serving his renowned Caribbean cuisine. Westhampton Beer will also provide a refreshing selection of local brews, perfect for a sunny day on the farm. 

Children can enjoy face painting and pony rides, while everyone will appreciate live music scheduled throughout the weekend, including performances by Three Shots of Country. Food enthusiasts won’t want to miss the delectable Dutch pancakes and the homemade strawberry, blueberry, and lavender honey ice cream.

Festival-goers can also take a piece of Cassidy Hill Farm home with them by purchasing lavender plants.

“We are proud to present the Lavender Festival,” said Dr. Bernadette Pupilla, Owner, Cassidy Hill Farm. “We’re looking forward to bringing the community together to kick off the summer season.”

Cassidy Hill Farm is located at 30 North Street in Manorville. To RSVP, please email cassidyhillfarm1@gmail.com.

For more information, call (631) 513-6159.

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About Cassidy Hill Farm:
Cassidy Hill Farm is one of Long Island’s leading horse farms and wedding venues. For more information, email cassidyhillfarm1@gmail.com or call (631) 513-6159.

Newton Shows Partners with Sts. Philip and James for Annual Family Festival

Once again, Newton Shows is partnering with the Sts. Philip and James to present its Annual Family Festival at the Sts. Philip and James School and Academy in Saint James, NY from Thursday to Sunday, June 13-16. 

“The Family Festival is the perfect way to celebrate the end of the school’s 101st year,” says Jennine Cullen, Chairperson, Sts. Philip and James Family Festival. “We’re also excited to be celebrating Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16th, allowing dads to ride free.”

The complete dates and times for the event are as follows:

      • Thursday, June 13 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Friday, June 14 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Saturday, June 15 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Sunday, June 16 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

“We’re super excited to bring back the Annual Family Festival,” said Michael Newton, President, Newton Shows. “It will be wonderful for friends and families to be outdoors and enjoy the festivities.”

The Annual Family Festival will feature a variety of rides guaranteed to deliver thrills, chills and excitement to the entire family. There will also be Games People Play, and delicious carnival food all weekend long. 

The Annual Family Festival will be held at Sts. Philip and James School and Academy, located on 1 Carow Place, Saint James, NY. Parking and admission are free. Advance tickets, including pay-one-price bracelets, can be purchased here.

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About Newton Shows
Newton Shows is the premier family-owned and operated outdoor amusement company on Long Island, proudly serving Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and parts of Westchester County for 75 years. For more information on Newton Shows, call (631) 499-6824 or visit newtonshows.com.

Dr. Aaron Vine Discounts Squiggle the Tiggle to $0 in Honor of National Best Friends Day

NEW YORK, NY – Dr. Aaron Vine’s first children’s book, Squiggle the Tiggle, will be discounted to $0 on Amazon Kindle in honor of National Best Friends Day, June 8th.

Squiggle the Tiggle hit shelves earlier this month and is available exclusively on Amazon. The illustrated story introduces readers to Squiggle, a creature from the fantastical Land of Pibnee, who searches for a friend to giggle and jiggle with. Squiggle dodges danger and discovers friends that teach him valuable lessons about trust, courage and the joys of friendship.

National Best Friends Day is celebrated on June 8th every year. The holiday began in 1935 when the US Congress voted to create a day that could be dedicated to close friends. The holiday has been adopted by many countries and is now celebrated internationally.

Squiggle the Tiggle, and Dr. Vine’s first book, How to Save Your Pet, Yourself, and Your Wallet From Pain and Suffering are both available on Amazon. For more information on Dr. Aaron Vine and Squiggle the Tiggle, please visit www.yourpetyourwallet.com.

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About Dr. Aaron Vine:
Dr. Aaron Vine is a distinguished veterinarian with over 20 years of experience in emergency medicine. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Dr. Vine’s commitment to animal welfare has earned him recognition on platforms such as Long Island News 12’s Animal Island, Long Island Herald, Primetime Periodicals, and FOX Weather. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Tufts University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

Newton Shows Partners with St. Gertrude’s Parish for Annual Feast of St. Anthony

Once again, Newton Shows is partnering with the St. Gertrude Parish to present its Annual Feast of St. Anthony at Centre Island Beach in Bayville, NY from Thursday to Sunday, June 6-9. 

“The feast of St. Anthony is one of our favorite events to be a part of each year,” says Michael Newton, President, Newton Shows. “Centre Island Beach is beautiful. It’s perfectly nestled between the Oyster Bay Harbor and the Long Island Sound, and this event is the perfect way to kick off the summer season and bring the community together.”

The complete dates and times for the event are as follows:

      • Thursday, June 6 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Friday, June 7 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
      • Saturday, June 8 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
      • Sunday, June 9 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Annual Feast of St. Anthony will feature a variety of rides guaranteed to deliver thrills, chills and excitement to the entire family. There will also be Games People Play, delicious carnival food, and stage entertainment all weekend long. 

The Annual Feast of St. Anthony will be held at Centre Island Beach, located on Centre Island Road, Bayville, NY. Parking and admission are free. Advance tickets, including pay-one-price bracelets, can be purchased at newtonshows.com.  

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About Newton Shows
Newton Shows is the premier family-owned and operated carnival company on Long Island. Since the company’s founder bought his first ferris wheel 75 years ago as a fun way to make money to support his growing family, the Newton family has been honored to serve Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and parts of Westchester County. Over the years, Newton Shows has helped raise much-needed dollars for our non-profit “Partners in Fun” program and supplied unrivaled entertainment for its Corporate “Partners in Fun.” For more information on Newton Shows, call (631) 499-6824 or visit newtonshows.com.

Dr. Aaron Vine Announces the Release of His First Children’s Book, Squiggle the Tiggle

NEW YORK, NY – Following the success of his debut book on pet care, Dr. Aaron Vine, veterinarian, announced the release of his first children’s book, Squiggle the Tiggle, an illustrated story about the power of friendship and perseverance.

Squiggle the Tiggle introduces readers to Squiggle, a creature from the fantastical Land of Pibnee, who searches for a friend to giggle and jiggle with. The story begins with Squiggle ready to explore the world, but his journey is filled with challenges. From evading a hungry fish in the shimmering Yellow Bay to escaping the clutches of the fiery Lava Queen, Squiggle’s quest is filled with unexpected twists and enchanting characters.

Throughout his journey, Squiggle dodges danger and discovers friends in the most unlikely forms—from Bubble Dend, the helpful bubble guide, to Mister Cloud, who rescues Squiggle in a moment of need. Each new friend teaches him valuable lessons about trust, courage and the joys of friendship.

Dr. Vine received a B.S. in Biology from Tufts University before earning his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. His debut book, How to Save Your Pet, Yourself, and Your Wallet From Pain and Suffering, a comprehensive guide to pet care and emergency prevention, was released this past March. By April, the guide had secured the #1 new release spot in veterinary medicine on Amazon. 

Squiggle the Tiggle, and How to Save Your Pet, Yourself, and Your Wallet From Pain and Suffering are available on Amazon. For more information on Dr. Aaron Vine and Squiggle the Tiggle, please visit www.yourpetyourwallet.com.

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About Dr. Aaron Vine:

Dr. Aaron Vine is a distinguished veterinarian with over 20 years of experience in emergency medicine. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Dr. Vine’s commitment to animal welfare has earned him recognition on platforms such as Long Island News 12’s Animal Island, Long Island Herald, Primetime Periodicals, and FOX Weather. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Tufts University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

Frederick Brewington Endorses Brad Schwartz for New York State Senate

Frederick Brewington, a prominent civil rights attorney, has endorsed Brad Schwartz for New York State Senate.

Mr. Schwartz is running in the June 25 Democratic primary for New York’s 7th Senate District,  which covers north Nassau County in Long Island.

“Brad possesses the sincerity and strength of purpose to fight racism, discrimination and structural inequality across Long Island and New York State,” Mr. Brewington said. “I strongly support his candidacy for New York State Senate. Brad is committed to advocating for laws and policies that eliminate racial disparities and that help promote awareness for how structural racism impacts communities and inequitable outcomes in the justice system, public education, housing and community development. With his public policy credentials and dedication to civil rights, he is the most qualified candidate to stand up for minority communities.”

“I am beyond honored to receive Mr. Brewington’s endorsement,” Mr. Schwartz said. “He is a personal hero whose renowned leadership and achievements in civil rights are unparalleled on Long Island and New York.”

For more information about Brad Schwartz’s campaign visit: www.schwartz4senate.com

 

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Newton Shows Partners with Our Lady of the Assumption for Annual International Parish Feast

Once again, Newton Shows is partnering with the Our Lady of the Assumption to present its Annual International Parish Feast at the church from Friday to Sunday, May 31 – June 2. 

“We’re thrilled to celebrate the parish’s 95th anniversary with Newton Shows,” said Deacon Phil Mills, Our Lady of the Assumption. “We’re looking forward to bringing our community together with yet another fantastic event.”

The complete dates and times for the event are as follows:

      • Friday, May 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Saturday, June 1 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Sunday, June 2 from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“It’s an honor to be a part of this tradition,” said Michael Newton, President, Newton Shows. “The feast is one of the highlights of our season and we’re excited to bring friends and families together to celebrate.”

The Annual International Parish Feast will feature a variety of rides guaranteed to deliver thrills, chills and excitement to the entire family. There will also be Spanish, Polish, Italian and Greek cuisine food booths, desserts, pastries and live music. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in nightly 50/50 raffles, as well as $5,000 and $10,000 raffles to win prizes like an iPad or Television.

The Annual International Parish Feast will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, located at 1 Molloy St, Copiague. Parking and admission are free. Advance tickets, including pay-one-price bracelets, can be purchased at newtonshows.com.  

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About Newton Shows
Newton Shows is the premier family-owned and operated carnival company on Long Island. Since the company’s founder bought his first ferris wheel 75 years ago as a fun way to make money to support his growing family, the Newton family has been honored to serve Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and parts of Westchester County. Over the years, Newton Shows has helped raise much-needed dollars for our non-profit “Partners in Fun” program and supplied unrivaled entertainment for its Corporate “Partners in Fun.” For more information on Newton Shows, call (631) 499-6824 or visit newtonshows.com.

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