Sustainable Long Island Names Reinhardt Van Dyke, MSW, ACSW Interim Executive Director

Sustainable Long Island announced today the appointment of Reinhardt (Rick) Van Dyke, MSW, ACSW as its Interim Executive Director. The appointment is effective immediately.

“Rick brings a depth of knowledge, guidance, and best practices management to Sustainable Long Island along with a history of commitment to our region’s social equity sector,” said Charlotte Biblow, Sustainable […]

Wyandanch Rising: Long Island Business Report Special

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On Wednesday, September 21 at 7:30pm WLIW21 NY Public TV will premiere Wyandanch Rising: Long Island Business Report Special. Wyandanch Rising is the story of the Suffolk County hamlet of Wyandanch. Host Jim Paymar speaks with government officials, community leaders and residents who believe the Wyandanch Rising project could be the key to […]

How to Build a Rain Garden

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The Town of North Hempstead and Sustainable Long Island invite you to participate in “How to Build a Rain Garden” on Saturday, September 24 (10am-12pm) at the Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson. Learn how making this simple property improvement can help our environment, purify our drinking water, and support bird and pollinator populations.

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2 Women’s Pivotal Roles (Newsday)

(Newsday) – Events, rather than personal ambitions, pushed both the politician and the philanthropist into pivotal local roles. For the politician, Judy Jacobs, who died Tuesday, it was a political revolt in 1999 — which ended up giving Democrats control of Nassau’s legislature for the first time in 70 years.

For the philanthropist, Amy Hagedorn, […]

In Memorium: Sustainable Long Island Founder and Past Board President Amy Hagedorn

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Amy Hagedorn, Founder and past Board President of Sustainable Long Island.

Amy grew up here on Long Island and raised her family here. She believed that Long Island deserved the economic and natural resources for future generations to live, enjoy and prosper here. […]

Nassau County Health, Fitness & Sports Expo

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Join us on Saturday, September 10th 2016 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m at Eisenhower Park for the Nassau County Health, Fitness & Sports Expo!

The Nassau County Health, Fitness & Sports Expo is a collaborative effort, involving many county agencies, related health, sports, fitness and human service providers, seeking to promote access to health […]