‘Gerry’s Gang’ helps LI walkers raise $3m to fight cancer

Thursday, October 20, 2011
Members of 'Gerry's Gang' at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, at Jones Beach Oct. 16 (LIR photo by Carissa Nasso)

It has become a yearly tradition. One Sunday each October members of  ‘Gerry’s Gang’ take a walk along the Jones Beach Boardwalk. Afterwards they all go to reminisce…

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Nassau County’s ‘Pink Illumination’ ceremony kicks off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, October 3, 2011
The dome of the Nassau County Legislative building illuminated in pink to commemorate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (LIR photo by Stella Huang).

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano marked “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” on Oct. 1 with a ceremony outside the the County Legislative Building. About 2,400 Long Island victims,…

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Tattoo Lou's donates thousands of free tattoos to support LI breast cancer research

Monday, November 1, 2010

The waiting area in Tattoo Lou’s in West Babylon was packed with 22 people, as Gus Mercado, “Gus Gus”, tattooed a tiny pink ribbon on Jacqueline Ivans’ chest,…

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