Snapshots this week:
Project 11651 Photos: Sandy 1 Year Later
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Halloween in Mineola
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Homecoming Smiles in Garden City
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Annual Fall Festival Brings Community Together With Rides, Food, and Fun
More than 1,000 local residents filled Rolling River Day Camp in East Rockaway on a crisp fall afternoon for the annual family-friendly Fall Festival event. Long Island publication Local Luxuriesonce again co-sponsored the occasion which provided a wide array of fall and Halloween-themed activities for local families. The popular event, held on Rolling River’s campgrounds, included rides, slides, pumpkin decorating, pony rides, farm animals, live performances, face painting, a BBQ cookout, a crafts and vendor fair and of course, a Halloween costume contest. Read their full blog post here.
About That Halloween Letter
“Your child is, in my opinion, moderately obese and should not be consuming sugar and treats to the extent of some children this Halloween season.
“My hope is that you will step up as a parent and ration candy this Halloween and not allow your child to continue these unhealthy eating habits.” Read their full blog post here.
A Ban on Balls During Recess
A recent rash of playground injuries has prompted a Long Island school superintendent to issue a complete ban on balls. The ban prohibits hard athletic balls used during soccer, baseball, football, lacrosse and other sports. The school district also banned performing cartwheels or playing tag unless there is adequate adult supervision. Only Nerf-type balls are permitted during recess periods. Read their full blog post here.