Weather Alert(1)!
"Winter Storm Warning" ...Winter Storm Warning in effect until 7 am EST Monday... The National Weather Service in New York has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow...which is in effect until 7 am EST Monday. The Winter Weather Advisory is no longer in effect. * Locations...much of southeast Connecticut...and central and eastern Long Island. * Hazard types...snow...briefly mixing with or changing to freezing rain across Long Island this evening. * Accumulations...snow accumulation of 4 to 7 inches. Ice accumulation of a glaze to a tenth of an inch of ice in Suffolk County. * quarter to one half mile at times. * Temperatures...upper 20s. * Timing...snow will be moderate to locally heavy at times into this evening. * Impacts...hazardous travel due to snow covered surfaces. * Winds...west 5 to 10 mph. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. -- Sunday Mar.01 15,10:36 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News


Hip Hop Pioneer, Roxanne Shante’, to be Honored at the 2014 8k Walk-a-Thon

Press Releases

Walk-a-Thon to be held on June 21 in Wantagh.

Wantagh, NY - June 6, 2014 - Hip Hop Pioneer Roxanne Shante’ is set to be one of the honorees  at  the 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser, hosted by The H.I.P. H.O.P. Movement Community Enrichment and Economic Development Program on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 9:30am at Wantagh Park .
2014 8K Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser was developed to create scholarship dollars for college bound, graduating High School seniors. The theme of the 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon is: Walking Toward A Brighter Future. 
The 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon is a community based, fun-filled, educational fundraiser, requiring a collaborative effort from family, friends, communities and sponsors locally and abroad towards the issuance of a merit award, created by The H.I.P. H.O.P. Movement Community Enrichment and Economic Development Program, a youth initiative under The Dollicia F. Holloway Foundation, Inc. a registered 501(c) (3) Not-For-Profit Educational Organization. The purpose of the 8K Walk-A-Thon is to raise funds for high academic achieving graduating college-bound high school seniors to help offset college expenses. This year’s recipient of the 2014 Hip Hop Movement Gold Merit Award is Ms. Rachel Johnson. Rachel is planning to further her studies through the “Study Abroad Program” in London, England and then in the fall, she enrolls as a freshman at Rutgers University.
The H.I.P. H.O.P. Movement Community Enrichment and Economic Development Program offers this merit award opportunity annually to support high achieving academic and community by making awards to secondary school aged students seeking to acquire funds to pursue a collegiate academic degree program (s) that enhances life planning at the local, regional state and national levels.
Along with Roxanne Shante’, this year’s Honorees for the 2014 8K Walk-A-Thon are the Honorable Councilwoman Dorothy L. Goosby, Mr. Shango Blake AKA “The Hip Hop Principal”, Mr. Craig Monteverde AKA” DJ Callie Ban”, and Mr. Ray Thomas, Deputy Director for Minority Health Nassau County Department of Health.
You can register to walk and make a pledge here. Volunteers are always welcome.  For more information, please call Altanya Gerald-Burgess/Project Leader @ 516 508-3576 or you may email us at You may also visit their corporate website at
comments powered by Disqus

Join Our Weekly Newsletter

Sign up for a free weekly newsletter covering things to do, hottest local headlines, and everything Long Island! Read more here or enter your email to signup.

     Newsletter Archive
Advertise With Us
Open Feedback Dialog