Tag Archives: Long Island

On the Emergence of New, Young, Global and Ethnic Leadership

By Ramin Herath, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient Through my personal experience, young leadership is extremely crucial in fighting the many issues we still face as a global community today. For example,the education gap between developed countries and developing countries is staggering, especially when viewed from the gender perspective. Long Island, N.Y. In basically […]

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Benjamin Birdies’ First Flight Soars on Gentle Wings

New York, N.Y. Author Michael Dotsikas’s debut children’s picture book, Benjamin Birdie’s First Flight, is a masterfully written, spirited and beautifully illustrated work that educates as it entertains. It takes you on a journey of discovery, determination, and teamwork. Cover of Benjamin Birdie’s First Flight. Image: courtesy of the author. Benjamin Birdie is a precious young bird who thinks […]

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Hamptons Summer Birthday Party Get’s So Hot, Fire Department Comes

Southampton, N.Y.  I love parties especially birthday celebrations! This year, my friend, Daniela Zahradnikova attempted to surprise me with a July birthday celebration at her store, Space 16 in Southampton, New York. James Lipton and Sara Herbert-Galloway. Photo: Steve Mack/S.D. Mack Pictures. Ziggy and Cristina Fontanelli. Photo: Steve Mack/S.D. Mack Pictures. Sparks Fly at Surprise […]

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True Love Found Through Helping Humanity, Together

By Jim Luce with Mitzi Perdue. Name a person who wouldn’t like to find true love and a soul mate? Lorraine Silvetz nee Cancro and her new husband, Dr. Robert Silvetz are among the lucky ones who’ve done just that, but who could have guessed what it took for them to find each other? True […]

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True Love at Last: The Cancro-Silvetz Wedding

By Mitzi Perdue, edited by Jim Luce. Huntington, N.Y.  Lorraine Silvetz, formerly Lorraine Cancro, didn’t use Match.com or another Internet dating site to find the love of her life. Instead, she found her husband and soul mate when she was looking for something entirely different, the quest to help relieve the suffering of those experiencing […]

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True Love at Last: The Cancro-Silvetz Wedding

By Mitzi Perdue, edited by Jim Luce. Huntington, N.Y.  Lorraine Silvetz, formerly Lorraine Cancro, didn’t use Match.com or another Internet dating site to find the love of her life. Instead, she found her husband and soul mate when she was looking for something entirely different, the quest to help relieve the suffering of those experiencing […]

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SAMAA Dedicated to Keeping Indian Classical Music Alive

New York, N.Y.  Preserving the classics is a noble endeavor.  Jazz, for example, is an original American music art form that once dominated the airwaves, dance halls, and nightclubs of an earlier generation.  Today, this once popular music is relegated to small ensembles at intimate gatherings.  I admire and applaud the tireless efforts of people, […]

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Who Knew: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts on Long Island

Long Island, N.Y.  Call me “Long Island Ignorant,” but I was completely amazed to experience the Tilles Center for Performing Arts on the C.W. Post campus of Long Island University in Brookville.  I have interviewed several famous people in New York recently – at the United Nations and the French Cultural Center – but it […]

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