Hello, neighbors! Shirley-Mastic has been absent for the past few days. After a slight change, we resume the action! Thanks, Jackie Sweet for a great foundation! Let’s keep up the good work! Now Debora Whitehead here with the latest issue of the Shirley-Mastic Daily.
First of all, the weather forecast for the day:
Morning snow, 1-3 inches. High: 35, low: 23.
Here are the 4 best Shirley-Mastic stories today:
- Alexandra Clougher, of Shirley, has been nominated for the US Presidential Scholars Program. Clougher is in his final year at William Floyd High School. She is one of five New York State nominees in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) category of the US Presidential Scholars Program, one of the nation’s top honors for high school students. (Li News)
- MMS Public Library offers a support group for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren on their own. The PASTA (Parenting A Second Time Around) community program, support and resources, is intended for grandparents who are facing the challenges of raising grandchildren or parents. Meetings are held in person and registration begins Monday, January 17th. Click on the link for more information. (MMS Public Library)
- News nearby: A pedestrian was struck by a car in Medford. A man was fatally struck by a Honda Tuesday night at the intersection of North Ocean and Masonic avenues. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the Patchogue Long Island Community Hospital, police said in a statement. Two of the Honda passengers were taken away for minor injuries; the driver, Daniel Avila-Canales, 26, of Medford, was not injured in the collision. The accident is under investigation. (Journal / Subscription required)
- If you are looking for a home to buy in the area, Patch has you covered! Take a look at five open houses in the Shirley-Mastic area. (Shirley-Mastic Patch)
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- Suffolk Hours: “Bipartism, anticipation and a bit of humor were on the menu at a swearing-in ceremony for newly elected officials and Southold Town officials on Tuesday.” (Instagram)
- Suffolk County Parks: “The 2022 permits for all recreational activities are now available for purchase in person or through our online reservation system. We offer two options for receiving your license purchase online this year. “(Instagram)
- Girl Scouts of Suffolk County: “Wednesday’s throwback to when Troop 3693 got their Native American Heritage Crest by learning the history of the natives of Long Island and the lands they live on, how to make fried bread and posters of Native American women to teach . “(Instagram)
- Girl Scouts of Suffolk County: “Thank you all for your patience as our Girl Scout Shoppes have been closed for inventory. Buyers will reopen on Wednesday, January 19, but you can still shop online.” (Instagram)
- Next door neighbor, South Shirley: “Handyman. Does anyone need a handyman’s help, call 6317401658 free quotes.” (The door next door)
- Next door neighbor, North Shirley: “Can someone (carpenter) give me an estimate of the cost of labor to build a characteristic wall like this?” I will provide the television, the fireplace and the materials. Thank you ! “(The next door)
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You are officially in the loop for today. I’ll catch up to you early tomorrow with your next update!
– Debora Whitehead
About Me: Debora Whitehead is a dedicated wife and home teacher mother from Coram, NY. She has a bachelor’s degree in education and enjoys teaching and writing. Her passion for the community is reflected in her volunteer work with “Ministry Mariposa”, a non-profit family support program. One of her strongest beliefs is Jesus Christ, and when she isn’t parenting, teaching, or reading, she is writing. One of her favorite quotes is: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt.