Strokes can be devastating not only on the victims but on their family members as well. Plainview Hospital has a regular stroke support group that meets Thursday that might offer helpful advice and support.
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1.The , hosts its Stroke Support Group Thursday from 1-3 p.m. The group meets on the fourth Thursday of every month in Lecture Rooms A and B. Those interested in more information can call Joy Harris @ (516) 719 2411.
2.Calhoun High School comes to , for a boys volleyball match at 6:30 p.m.
3.The Conservative Society for Action meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at the . The group discusses current events with a conservative point of view.
4. The exhibit: Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos" will be on display now through Nov. 27 at the Nassau County Museum of Art. Los Caprichos is a set of 80 etchings by the famed Spanish and are regarded among the most influential series of graphic images in Western art. For more information visit our in-depth calendar item or the Roslyn museum's website. Price: $10, $8, $4 (members free)
5. Check out the latest work of our bloggers, including a new cartoon from artist Pat Giles, or the most recent post from popular Plainview lawyer Mitch Kessler. Interested in blogging for Patch, contact Joe Dowd at Joe.Dowd@patch.com