News – On The Front Line

Despite feeling blindsided, many of us now know that we are living in the midst of an unprecedented drug epidemic. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, since 1999, the rate of overdose deaths including prescription pain relievers, heroin and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, nearly quadrupled. In the intervening years, many steps have been taken to help save lives. These include improving prescribing practices and expanding...

Guidance Center Executive Director Andrew Malekoff, Children’s Center volunteer Allison Cacace, event co-chair John Zenir, Leeds Place Director Dr. Nellie Taylor-Walthrust and event co-chair Bob Mangi attended the Sept. 19 fundraiser. (Photo courtesy of North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center) North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center hosted Sept. 19 a fundraiser for its Children’s Center at Nassau County Family Court. The event at Tesoro’s Ristorante Cucini Italiana at 967...

[caption id="attachment_18157" align="alignright" width="582"] North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center's Under the Stars gala is 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Garden City Hotel. (Photo courtesy of North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center)[/caption] Marilyn Albanese stumbled upon the North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center when she needed it most. After taking in a child from Haiti named Caila, Albanese learned the girl needed surgery but she was unable to communicate with...

Opinion Piece published in Newsday, 9-17-17 By Andrew Malekoff, Executive Director, North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center and Long Beach resident My family lives in a high ranch in a section of Long Beach known as “the canals.” The houses sit close together, sometimes just yards apart. One warm August afternoon many years ago, one of my neighbors lit his fireplace. Our windows were wide open and in no time our...

“The Garden City News,” Aug. 11, 2017 GC resident honored at Golf and Tennis Classic North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center’s 21st annual Jonathan Krevat Memorial Golf & Tennis Cl assic was the place to be on Monday, June 19, at The Creek in Locust Valley. This year’s honoree, Garden City resident Dan Donnelly, Chief Executive Officer, Donnelly Mechanical Corporation, and longtime supporter of the Guidance Center, shares the exciting news: “It was...