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An Apple a Day Brings Visitors to Play at Mill Neck

October 30, 2019 | In the Media

Posted October 11, 2018 by LI Herald.   People from near and far crowded the grounds of Mill Neck Manor last weekend in search of tasty fall treats and festive fun at the annual Apple Festival. For over 50 years, visitors have flocked to Mill Neck to experience the best of the autumn season on Long […]

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Deaf Visor Card Introduced to Improve Communication

October 30, 2019 | In the Media

The Long Island Advance published the following story.      By: STAFF WRITER 8/15/2019 Suffolk DeafVisorCard (Click to see or print the visor card) The Suffolk County Police Department has unveiled a new form that will improve communications between police officers and the deaf community. The deaf visor card can be used to immediately alert […]

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Mill Neck’s DEC Welcomes New Principal

September 13, 2019 | StoriesPress Releases

Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf welcomes a new principal, Dr. Julia Silvestri. Dr. Silvestri brings with her comprehensive experience as an educator, administrator, and community organizer with a proven record of effective organizational leadership skills. Her commitment to Deaf education began with a family of Deaf educators and administrators, who instilled in her […]

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Senator Jim Gaughran makes $500K Donation to Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf

September 9, 2019 | StoriesPress Releases

New York State Senator Jim Gaughran made a $500,000 donation to Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf today. Gaughran—who stood alongside Mill Neck Mayor Peter Quick and Superintendent of Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf Fran Bogdanoff in a gymnasium full of grateful students—has always been a supporter of Mill Neck’s mission to […]

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Mill Neck Cup: Teeing Off for Children and Adults Who are Deaf

August 19, 2019 | StoriesPress Releases

The skies cleared for the Mill Neck Cup & Luxury Spa Day charity event on Monday, July 22, 2019. The exclusive Pine Hollow Country Club quickly filled with golfers and spa guests who promptly made their way to the dining room for a hearty breakfast in preparation of the day’s events.

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A Look Back in History: 1960s Classroom

August 19, 2019 | Stories

The Mill Neck Family of Organizations unveiled a special room inside of the Mill Neck Manor. Before a group of current DEC students, Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf superintendent Francine Bogdanoff cut the ceremonial ribbon and opened a doorway to our school’s past. Staged as it would have appeared in the mid-1960s, a […]

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CITI 2019 Sparks Post Presentation

August 19, 2019 | Stories

The Church Interpreter Training Institute (CITI) was a success with 23 registrants, from 8 different states, ranging in age from 14 to 70. CITI instructed American Sign Language interpreters, church members and professional church workers in church interpreting and Deaf ministry to better serve people who are Deaf with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Sign Language Campers Make a Splash!

August 19, 2019 | Stories

Sign campers had a great time at Mill Neck’s Sign Language Camp for Hearing Kids this summer! They made long-lasting friendships, immersed themselves in Deaf culture and learned American Sign Language (ASL) in the process!

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LCMS Convention & JOB Award Dinner

August 19, 2019 | Stories

Lutheran Friends of the Deaf (LFD) attended the National LCMS Convention in Tampa, Fla., this summer. There, LFD staff members spread the word about Deaf Ministry and teamed up Center for Hearing Health (CHH) who gave free hearing screenings and hearing aid cleanings to over 200 attendees with their Mobile Audiology Van.

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