Articles by Melissa Laker

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Exhibition opens space for Women Sharing Art Inc.

By Melissa Laker and Brittany Tesoriero Seven years ago, a friend urged Margaret Denning to join Women Sharing Art Inc., but she felt she wasn’t ready. This year, Denning thought she could share her work, and…





Roosevelt High School teachers are the lowest ranked, at #57, in terms of salary pay, in Nassau County. In a fight for fairer pay, teachers gathered in a demonstration on Thursday 26th January. Photo by: Jhacquelle Swaby

Roosevelt teachers fight for fair wages

By Melissa Laker and Jhacquelle Swaby Roosevelt High School teachers have received zero per cent in raises for 11 of the last 18 years and are now fighting for fair wages after their board cancelled…