Blog Round-Up: Newtown Thoughts, Memory Lane & More

Check out some of our blogs from the past week that you may have missed.

Check out some of the latest blogs posted this week on Patch. Wondering how to blog yourself? Click here for some more information. 

Have a Pet-Friendly Holiday Fete

Posted by Marc Rosenzweig of Willow Pet Hotel, this post offers a few tips to make sure your four-legged and furry friend has a safe holiday.

Kings Park Middle School: Heartwarming Moment At Basketball Game

Kings Park resident Jimbo Barbarino, writer of the Patch blog "Parenting: A Work in Progress," shared a great story about a last-minute shot at a recent Kings Park Middle School hoops game. Because sometimes sports go beyond the game itself.

Newtown-Centered Posts

In the week following the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., several bloggers put their thoughts into words, including Pastor Doyle DeGraw ("Facing Pain in the Midst of Tragedy and Loss"), Don & Nicole Nenninger ("Making Sense Out of a Senseless Act"), Tony Vitale ("The President Has a Chance to Make a Change") & Rabbi David Stenter ("Talking to Your Children About the Tragedy in Connecticut").

Growing up on Long Island

Bloggers with the Long Island Museum posed the simple but reminscent question: what was life like on Long Island when you grew up? Take a walk down Memory Lane and join the comments section.


The latest installment in JWG's Grand Hodgepodge is this poem. 


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