Long Island is not only known for its cultural diversity, but its diversity of opinions. That fact is proven every week on Patch as we host community voices in our blog space. Here’s a look at some of the latest blogs posted on our sites across the region. Click on the headlines to read the blogs in their entirety.
Amy Beth Stern takes time from her Hamptons real estate blog to let readers know about a forum set to take place for New York State Education Commissioner John King to explain the “Common Core Curriculum,” to local residents. Click the headline to read about when this forum is going down and how you can attend.
Ron Esposito contributes to our open blog “Snapshots” with this beautiful shot of Trout Pond in Sag Harbor. Click the headline and learn how you can add your own photos year-round on this open blog forum.
The East Hampton School District contributed to its official blog this week by making readers aware of an initiative to bring aid and relief to the victims of the deadly typhoon that struck the Philippines earlier this month. Donations gathered will go to the Philippines Red Cross. Click the headline to learn more.
The North Fork Real Estate blogger Ed Giordano makes readers aware of what they need to be mindful of if they’re planning to secure a mortgage in 2014. Namely, the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, which helps oversee the mortgage process and evaluates the criteria banks use to grant mortgages. Click the headline to read more.
Blogger Patricia O’Keefe adds yet another great dessert recipe perfect for fall after the kids have come home with bushels of apples from the field trips. Apple Crisp: a simple but delicious slice of heaven. Click the headline and learn how to serve up this dessert after your next meal.