Hilarious Episode Of Summer Secrets On TheDailyBlu.com

Secrets, Secrets, are no.. are SO.. much fun. What better way to spend your ‘hump day’, than with Jason and his panel to end the summer off with Summer Secrets http://thedailyblu.com/video/a-ship-called-relation-summer-secretsScreen Shot 2014-09-19 at 1.34.10 PM


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Family & Children’s Association, one of Long Island’s largest human service organizations, is offering free parenting support groups for parents and guardians raising a child with a mental health diagnosis between the ages of 5 and 18. The groups are held at various times and locations for area parents who wish to enjoy a safe and supportive environment in which to share parenting concerns related to the needs of their special child. According to Family & Children’s Association President/CEO Jeffrey L. Reynolds, Ph.D., “Parenting can be a challenge, but it is especially complex for caregivers who have to navigate medical and school issues for a special child. We’re here to be a comfort and support for any parent who wishes to join our groups.” Locations and times include:

  • Tuesday Group: 2nd and 4th Tuesday – 6:30-8:30 p.m. @ FCA Offices, 400 Oak St, Suite 104, Garden City. Respite…

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Hangouts gets free voice calling, SMS and voice mail as Google aims to unify messaging

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Originally posted on Gigaom:

Google took a major step towards unifying all of its messaging services under one app Wednesday by adding free voice calling and a number of other Google Voice features to Hangouts. Android users can make free voice calls as soon as they update to the newest version of Hangouts, web and iOS users will have access to free calls immediately.

Hangouts users are also getting access to some [company]Google[/company] Voice features: Calls made from within the Hangouts client now feature a user’s Google Voice phone number as caller ID, and calls to that number automatically are being answered through the Hangouts app.

Users will also be able to send SMS text messages through Hangouts, and Google Voice voicemail messages will start to show up in Hangouts conversational streams — at least on Android and the web, that is. iOS will for now only feature voice calling, but Google is promising an…

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Apple: App Store’s 1.3 million apps should ‘just work’ on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

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Originally posted on 9to5Mac:

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During the iPhone 6 launch event, Apple announced that the 1.3 million apps available on the App Store should “just work” on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that are expected to be released soon. This is possible thanks to the Auto Layout that was introduced at WWDC…

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Teen Driving Rules Tough, But Designed With Safety In Mind

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Originally posted on CBS Philly:

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The tragic death of three Council Rock sophomores last weekend poses the question — what are the rules for teen driving?

In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, teens can’t get a learner’s permit until they’re 16 years old, but that’s when the real work begins — six hours of driver training in New Jersey and in Pennsylvania, that number was increased in 2011 from 50 hours to 65.

“Ten of those hours must be at night and five of those must be in inclement weather,” PennDOT’s Jan McKnight explains.

McKnight says after six months with a permit, Pennsylvania teens take a skills test for a junior license, but there’s a curfew, passenger and electronic device restrictions, then, after a year of no crashes, teenagers can get a full license. In New Jersey, they’ll have to wait until they’re 18 years old.

“Teens aren’t bad drivers,”…

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Fall Into Summer? Late Heat & Other Musings

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Originally posted on CBS Boston:

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So typical of our weather. Wait all summer for the big heat, then get it when everyone goes back to work and school. When the fall decorations are out, apple orchards are ready for the picking, and pumpkin spice fiends flood the cafes like zombies. It’s the pumpkin patch walking dead out there, and it’s around 90 degrees. Just what you’d expect!

We’ve got a few more days of summer warmth to go before things start to trend back toward ‘normal’ (whatever that is). Today high pressure is on control – providing plenty of sunshine and some local sea breezes forming for the afternoon. Most towns will spike well into the 80s, but humidity will stay in check for one more day. Return flow takes over on Friday (southwest wind), and that’s going to kick it up a notch to end the week…

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Marketing for quitting smoking

Originally posted on What is behavioral?:


CVS stops selling tobacco, offers quit-smoking programs

CVS Caremark plans to stop selling tobacco products in all of its stores starting Wednesday — a move health experts hope will be followed by other major drugstore chains. CVS announced in February that it planned to drop tobacco by Oct. 1 as the sales conflicted with its health care mission. To bolster its image as a health care company, CVS will announce a corporate name change to CVS Health. Retail stores will still be called CVS/Pharmacy. CVS, which has 7,700 retail locations, is the second-largest drugstore chain in the USA, behind Walgreens. It manages the pharmacy benefits for 65 million members and has 900 walk-in medical clinics. The American Pharmacists Association called on drugstores to stop selling tobacco in March 2010 and several small, independent chains have done so, APA spokeswoman Michelle Spinnler says. ….[READ]

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School Safety On Long Island Legal



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Host Patrick McCormick hosts this weeks episode of Long Island Legal, with Special Guest Richard Dormer. Together they discuss Student Safety in schools. http://thedailyblu.com/video/long-island-legal-richard-dormer