Useful Links


Academy of Achievement
The mission of the Academy of Achievement brings students face-to-face with the extra ordinary leaders, the visionaries, and the pioneers who have helped shape our world.

American Presidents Life Portraits
The Peabody Award winning series profiles the men who have served as chief executive of the United States. This website, created as a companion to C-SPAN’s 20th Anniversary television series, provides an in-depth look at each of the presidents, their lives, families and administrations. The series was included among the 59th Annual Peabody Award winners

Famous biographies and TV shows.

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Biographies of Presidents, Athletes, Artists, and more.

Spotlight Biography
Spotlight Biography is the Smithsonian’s virtual center-stage for famous and not-so-famous American artists and athletes, soldiers and scientists, inventors and social reformers, and other interesting people.


The Family Handyman
DIY projects for your home and yard.

Home Tips
The HomeTips site offers more than 2000 expert articles for do-it-yourself home repairs and improvements, buying guides, and much more.


Access Genealogy
Access Genealogy
A free genealogy resource.

Family Search
Family Search
Free family history and genealogy records.

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National Archives: Genealogy
Learn how you can use the resources at the National Archives to explore your family’s ancestry.

The USGenWeb Project
Land of the free…genealogy

World Vital Records
World Vital Records
Vital records, family history, genealogy.


History Detectives
You’ll find many special features on our website, from tips on conducting your own historical investigation to resources to use in the classroom.

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History Websites
Top 100 links to different kinds of history related websites.

9/11 Memorial
The National September 11 Memorial Museum serves as the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring 9/11’s continuing significance.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Our collection of Holocaust-related materials is among the most comprehensive in the world. View photos, film, artifacts, oral histories, and more.


Immigration Advocate Network Resources for nonprofit advocates, organizers and service providers.


American Bar Association
The American Bar Association is one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, with nearly 400,000 members and more than 3,500 entities.  It is committed to doing what only a national association of attorneys can do: serving our members, improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, and advancing the rule of law throughout the United States and around the world.


Federal Trade Commission:
This is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process.


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Law Help NY
LawHelpNY is an online tool for helping low-income New Yorkers solve their legal problems.

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New York Courts
New York State Unified Court System

Long Island

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2-1-1 Long Island.
2-1-1 Long Island connects people to local health and human service agencies and programs.


LICIL Navigation
The Long Island Center for Independent Living, Inc. (LICIL) is a not-for-profit, non-residential advocacy center controlled by and serving persons with disabilities.

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Long Island Index
The Long Island Index project gathers and publishes data on the Long Island region. 


Fodor’s Travel
Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insights and tools you need to experience the trips you want. While you’re always at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It’s like having a friend wherever you travel.

I Love New York
Explore New York State.

Lonely Planet
At Lonely Planet we tell it like it is, without fear or favour. There’s a whole world of amazing sights, hotels, travel companies and gear manufacturers out there – and they want to tell you which ones they think are best. But they never compromise their opinions for commercial gain. If you read something written by a Lonely Planet author, you can guarantee they’ve been there, had a look for themselves and are telling you what they really think. It’s trusted advice from a trusted source.

Browse our travel guides for insider travel information on top hotels, restaurants, and things to do around the world. Find great ideas on where to stay, eat, and shop, along with smart travel tips.

Virtual Tourist
Whether your next trip means a family vacation to Florida, a trip to Europe, or an off the beaten path beach vacation in Thailand, the VirtualTourist community of real travelers is there to help. Our travel guides and forums feature the best tips, photos and reviews on 70,000 travel destinations. It’s all offered by a friendly, global community of 1 million fellow travelers.