Remembering Howard Fraser Crumb

Howard Fraser Crumb, 85, of Ridgewood, N.J., passed away on Saturday September 30, 2017. He was an active parishioner of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Fair Lawn. He received a B.S. and M.S. in Economics from Cornell University, where he enrolled in Army ROTC; he was a veteran of the US Army. He retired after more »

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A New Group on the Rise: Friends of Mill Neck

Mill Neck is pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new group, Friends of Mill Neck. This group, in particular, aims to act as a resource for anyone who has ever been associated with any Mill Neck Organization, to help coordinate discussions, solutions, social gatherings and events, up-to-date Mill Neck news and more! Friends of Mill more »

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MNI Presents at the Global Methodist Missions Conference of the Deaf

Reverend Margaret Mukami Lawi, a Deaf Methodist pastor from Kenya, wholeheartedly expressed gratitude for the Americans who traveled overseas to help her church, but when it came to how they worked, she was stymied. “Not much development work happens because we aren’t a part of the process of planning. We don’t know what materials they more »

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Island Symphony Orchestra Visits with Students at Mill Neck Manor

“Many students will not have the opportunity to see, hear, feel or try orchestral instruments and I think it is important for all the students to have access to the arts,” said Christine Finn, Music Therapist at Mill Neck. Sounds of Mozart floated through the air of the Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf more »

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MNM Alumna Kelly Kildare Returns to Speak to Students in MNS Summer Work Program

“We want work. We need work. We can work. We are willing to work.” Select Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf Students enrolled in the Mill Neck Services (MNS) Summer Work Program recited the club motto in unison. The students were attending the last in a series of Work Readiness workshops, which serves to more »

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

Join the professional staff at the Center for Hearing Health for the following events during the month of May. Brunch & Learn: Widex Hearing Instruments Tuesday, May 9, 2017 10:30 a.m. Learn all about Widex Hearing Instruments and how to control your hearing aid with your iPhone.   Brunch & Learn: Unitron Hearing Instruments Wednesday, May more »

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SPLIA Event at Mill Neck Manor

On a snow-covered Sunday in early January, Mill Neck Manor opened its 500-year-old doors as the location for a Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) event. Our beloved historic Mill Neck Manor (once known as Sefton Manor) served as an ideal location for the event, “Beyond Gatsby: The Fabled Gardens of Long more »

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Follow Peter’s Journey as he Battles Hearing Loss & Defeats Cancer

“I started to cry because he didn’t say to me, ‘Mommy, I hear better,’ he said, ‘Mommy, I feel better.’”   Deaf Friend, “My heart was crushed. I didn’t understand why this was happening to us.” That was Zina LoDuca’s first thought when she found out her 3-year-old son, Peter, was going Deaf. Zina mentally more »

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Mill Neck Soccer Team Plays in Annual ESDAA Tournament

By Larry Manning, Physical Education and Athletic Director Heading into the 2016 season, the Mill Neck Manor (MNM) soccer team had its sights set on the annual Eastern Schools for the Deaf Athletic Association (ESDAA) Soccer Tournament. Mill Neck returned five starters from last year’s team: Keren Guerra, Julio Reyes, Kevin Canales, Noel Rodriguez and Jose more »

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Stand Alongside Mill Neck Family for #GivingTuesday 2016

“Giving back”: two words, three syllables, and jam-packed with power. When you decide to participate in this selfless act of kindness, you decide to stand up. You stand up for a cause you believe in; you stand up for change; you stand up to make a difference; you stand up for those who are less more »

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Mill Neck Services Helps Former DEC Student Get Back on his Feet

Wani, a former student of Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf, has spent most of his life in silence, unable to communicate with the world around him. Born Deaf, losing both of his parents at a young age coupled with a string of misfortunes, has landed Wani in a nursing home for the past more »

New Interpreted Worship Services on Long Island

Lutheran Friends of the Deaf is pleased to announce that a new interpreted worship service opportunity will be available to people who are Deaf through a new partnership. Beginning on Sept. 11, Lutheran Church of the Resurrection (420 Stewart Ave., Garden City, N.Y.) will have an American Sign Language interpreted service each second Sunday of more »

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Cooking with the DEC

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf goes beyond in-classroom learning and provides their students with real-life learning opportunities.  This summer, Deaf Education Center students went on many experiential learning excursions. One of which was learning how to cook. Each week, the students, along with staff, would go to different grocery stores to practice shopping more »

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LFD Director of Deaf Ministry Rev. Tom Dunseth travels to Macau, China

Lutheran Friends of the Deaf (LFD) Reverend Thomas Dunseth recently traveled to the city of Macau, China.  Rev. Dunseth’s first stop was at the graduation ceremony for the Concordia School for Special Education in Macau where he is currently the President of the Board.  He was responsible for presenting certificates of merit to three Concordia School teachers. For the more »

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When Life Gives you Lemons, Create a Lemonade Stand

Two Young Brothers Set up Shop to Help Students with Disabilities When Amanda Cerami, an employee of Mill Neck Services‘ Community Habilitation program and Medicaid Service Coordinator, met blind 6-year-old Anthony Dones in 2008, her life was changed forever.  Anthony didn’t grow up like other children his age. Diagnosed legally blind and with osteoporosis, he more »

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