MyLITV Outstanding Stories of 2012 - Nominees


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After much deliberation, the My Long Island TV Outstanding Stories of 2012 have been paired down to just a handful of features. 
Who will take the top honors?
Find out on December 12, 2012 at our Awards Ceremony.

Ollie's Point Bar and Grill
140 Merrick Rd
Amityville, NY 11701

Live performances by local Rising Stars Walking Sideways and Two Cent Sam.

6pm - This is a Free Event, but all attendees must RSVP on our Facebook Page or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Story of The Year

  • Long Island Search and Rescue
  • A Special Thanksgiving Dinner Of Sandy Victims At Oceanside's Middle School
  • 7 Habits of Successful Kids

Outstanding Small Business

  • That Broadway Smile: Christmas Smiles
  • Widows Hole Oysters
  • Life is Gruff


Outstanding Manufacturer

  • Formed Plastics
  • BGA Test & Technology
  • Widow's Hole Oyster Farm

Outstanding Fundraiser

  • 2012 Legacy Gala: Thomas Hartman Foundation For Parkinson's Research
  • St. Rocco's Feast — St. Rocco's Church, Glen Cove
  • The 41st Feast of Mother Cabrini — Giuseppe A. Nigro Logde - Sons of Italy


Outstanding Non-Profit Event

  • What Better Looks Like
  • Tolerance Benefit Dinner - Holocaust and Memorial Center of Nassau County
  • GLBT Prom — LI GLBT Network


Outstanding Art Exhibition

  • The Art of Jim Dine — Nassau County Museum of Art
  • The Garbage Barge Revisited — The Islip Arts Council
  • Coming of Age in America: The Photography of Joseph Szabo


Outstanding Art Event

  • 841 East Lounge – Live Art Fusion
  • Art After Dark — The Art League of Long Island
  • Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding’s Exhibit at Heckscher Park


Outstanding Art Education

  • Long Island's Best Young Artists — The Heckscher Museum of Art
  • Families Making Art Together — Nassau County Museum of Art
  • USDAN Students Get Art Lesson From Walt Handelsman — USDAN

Outstanding Health & Wellness Event

  • Cooley's Anemia Foundation Walk
  • Cleansing Concepts
  • Pink Flags of October – The West Islip Breast Cancer Coalition


Health & Wellness Educational Program

  • Pre-Kinder Veggie Garden — North Coleman Road Elementary School
  • Stop Drop & Roll - UNITY DRIVE PRE-K CENTER
  • Infant Massage: Bonding With Your Newborn — Parents R Talking

Entertainment: Outstanding Local Band

  • Walking Sideways
  • Two Cent Sam
  • Free Noise Brigade


Entertainment: Outstanding Concert

  • Southside Johnny – The Landmark on Main Street
  • Noori – Huntington Arts Council
  • Long Island Philharmonic Salute to the Armed Forces – Islip Arts Council


Entertainment: Outstanding Professional Production

  • CATS —The Gateway
  • 42nd Street — The John W. Engeman Theater
  • Galumpha — The Landmark on Main Street


Entertainment: Outstanding Production (Non-Professional)

  • Damn Yankees — The Broadhollow Theater
  • The Teeny Awards — Islip Arts Council & The East End Arts Council
  • The Pavillion — The Barebones Repertory Company

Pets & Animals: Outstanding Shelter / Animal Care

  • Southampton Animal Shelter
  • Grooming Day at the Shelter — The Brookhaven Animal Shelter
  • Barks & Bubbles Boutique


Pets & Animals: Outstanding Event

  • GreyHound, Yorkie 911 & LI Feline Rescue Event
  • Black Tie For Paws — Doggie U K9 Academy
  • Long Island Pet Expo

Outstanding Educational Program

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effectively Kids — Sachem School District
  • Suffolk JCC Unity Leadership Conference
  • Sea Explorer's Marine Camp


Outstanding Historical Preservation

  • Fire Island Lighthouse Lens Comes Home
  • Restoring The Zaida — Greenport Maritime Museum
  • Montauk Lighthouse — The Montauk Historical Society


Outstanding Bed & Breakfast

  • Ruby's Cove B&B
  • Aunt Betty's B&B
  • The Mainstay Bed & Breakfast


Outstanding Resort / Hotel

  • The Montauk Manor
  • La Maison Blanche
  • The Montauk Yacht Club

Outstanding Sporting Event

  • Mighty Hampton Tri
  • Riverhead Rocks Triathlon
  • The 2012 Senior Games
  • The Hampton Classic

Promotion or Series

  • Arts Alive LI – Long Island Arts Alliance
  • Live Art Fusion
  • Rick's Rising Stars

Outstanding Family Event

  • Sannino Harvest Festival
  • Riverhead Carboard Boat Race
  • Pattys Berries and Bunches

Cultural / Religious Event

  • Hispanic Heritage Day at Ivy League Foundation
  • Scottish Festival — Long Island Clan McDuff
  • Holocaust Survivor Discusses Bullying – Holocaust and Memorial Center of Nassau County




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