Lessings

Making hay, maybe haymakers at the Fight for Charity

By GREGORY ZELLER // The countdown is on to what is arguably Long Island’s most entertaining annual charity event, and undeniably its most pugilistic. More than 300 friends, family members, sponsors, fans and well-wishers turned out Oct. 22 at the Mansion at Oyster Bay for the “Boxer Matchup” portion of the 16th annual Long Island Fight for Charity – and eyes now turn to fight night, scheduled for Nov. 25 at the Hilton Long Island…


Filling tummies, and hearts, with 2M pounds of love

By GREGORY ZELLER // It’s been a bountiful 2019 for Island Harvest Food Bank, which will ultimately distribute nearly 2 million pounds of locally sourced fruits and vegetables this year to the food insecure. Representatives of the Brentwood-based anti-hunger crusade welcomed partners from several groups recently to celebrate the fall harvest season. Among those in attendance were corporate sponsors, myriad anti-hunger advocates and representatives of World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, an international organic-farm booster,…