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Here’s your chance for a 1 1⁄2 hour guided walking tour that explores the past, present, and future of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Learn about the historic and modern architecture, the Nobel legacy, and the advanced cancer, neuroscience, and plant research taking place at the lab each day. Knowledgeable tour guides include Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Reservations are required at least 7 days in advance. There is a non-refundable tour fee of $5 per person that can be paid on arrival. Cash or checks only. Checks should be made payable to Cold


For over 35 years,Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS), and a dedicated core of volunteers have been working together to keep every child safe from harm, and Retired-United Teachers of Northport member Teddy Emmanuel is one of the volunteers. Caps is Long Island’s leading resource on the prevention of child abuse and neglect and provider of youth violence prevention to all K-12 Nassau and Suffolk schools.

As a CAPS volunteer, she has presented developmentally appropriately, multi-media workshops to Long Island schools. The best way to reduce the effects of bullying,child abuse and neglect is


RC23 is please to present Joy Squires with NYSUT’s Community Service Award for 2017. Joy is a retired Elwood elementary school teacher and district elementary science coordinator. As an active teacher, Joy created an ecological laboratory and an elementary science lab in two elementary schools. She was a finalist for NYS Teacher of the Year and Suffolk County Elementary Science Teacher of the Year.


Joy has been a volunteer chairperson of the Huntington Conservation Board for over thirty-five years, which evaluates all proposed land use changes for properties in the Open Space Index for


A public service announcement for our members — If you do not already process a Lifetime America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass now is the time to get one. The passes currently cost $10, but the price will increases to $80 on August 28. A new $20 annual Senior Pass will become available at the same time.

U.S. citizens or permanent residents 62 years or older are eligible for the Senior Pass. The annual and lifetime Senior Passes provide access to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by six Federal agencies.

·       National Park Service
·       U.S. Fish


NYSUT Phone banks for the Constitutional Convention Vote No campaign will begin August 1st and will continue every Tuesday until Election Day. The location is the Suffolk Nysut office at 150 Motor Parkway , Hauppauge ( Third Floor). Hours are 10:30-1:30. Lunch will be provided. 

We need all the help we can get to defeat this proposition on Nov. 7th. 
The dates for August are the 1,8,15,22 and 29.
Please consider giving an hour or two of your time. If you are interested call RC23 President Ellen Burke at 631-2723-8822. Be the Union!


The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook invites all amateur and professional artists to submit up to three pieces of art representing the Animal Kingdom; a favorit pet, a memorable adventure, a scene from nature … It's a jungle out there and the Museum want to see what Long Island artists have to share. VISIT THE LONG ISLAND MUSEUM WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE