Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York An 83-year-old man who was reported missing over the weekend was found dead in the water off Long Island five days and about 10 miles from his Queens home, according to police and reports.Nassau County police responded to a report of a body being found near Motts Creek off Doughty Boulevard in Inwood at 920 a.m.New York City police identified the man as William Braxton, who was last seen in Jamaica noon Saturday, the NYPD told WPIX11.The investigation is continuing while medical examiners perform an autopsy to determine Braxton’s cause of death.
ELLSWORTH — Island Dental Center in Stonington and Dental Associates will host the second annual Miles for Smiles road race on Saturday, May 9, to support dental health projects with Healthy Acadia throughout the Downeast region.“We are excited to host the second annual Miles for Smiles road race to raise awareness about the importance of dental health and to support increased access and education throughout the region,” said Dr. Wendy Alpaugh, dentist at Island Dental Center. “A healthy mouth is an essential part of a healthy body.”One of the projects under way is to raise awareness about the importance of oral health for pregnant women and infants.“Pregnancy and infancy are a critical time to ensure good oral health for the mother and the baby,” said Sandie Dubay of Healthy Acadia. “If a mother has a healthy mouth, her infant is more likely to have a healthy mouth.”This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textA 5K run/walk and a one-mile Fun Run will start at 9 a.m. at Dental Associates. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Costs are $15 for the 5K and $5 for the Fun Run.For more information, or to register for the Miles for Smiles road race, contact Amanda at Island Dental Center: 367-2631 or [email protected] Registration forms can also be downloaded directly from Healthy Acadia’s website: www.healthyacadia.org/news.