Monthly Archives: June 2015

Jun
25
Opportunity Knocks for Long Island Job Seekers

At the Choice Job Fair on June 25th 2015, at the Melville Marriot on Long Island N.Y. 33 companies were in attendance, as well as a hefty amount of potential employees. Upon first arriving at the fair the line of registered attendees were wrapped along the walls of the hotel, with so many people in attendance the venue was not large enough to support everyone entering at the same time. The Choice

Jun
30
Workforce Housing Explained

What is workforce housing? Many people do not know the answer because it is one of the most misunderstood terms, but the answer is simple. Workforce housing is a program designed to assist households afford quality homes in proximity to their employment centers. Based on the applicant’s income, the program provides an opportunity to live, work and play on Long Island. Attracting new, and

Jun
13
Know your farmer, your neighbor and your food. Why shop at a farmer’s market?

One of the goals of the New Village at Patchogue is to promote a healthy lifestyle and to engage residents in the community. The Farmer’s Market series this summer does just that. Long Island farmers, and local small business come out every Saturday to sell their goods. Locals are encouraged to spend Saturday strolling around outside shopping compared to inside at a grocery store. The produce