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Centenarian

This is another excerpt from my autobiography: I had never known a person who was one hundred years old. Our Church Newsletter was celebrating Mr. T. Edward Ellis whose 100th birthday would be on December 31, 1986. I was hoping to find someone who would work with me on some sort of tribute. But to no […]

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“It’s a Grate Life,” will be Mastrangelo’s Autobiography

It’s been six years since the occurrence of a Hemorrhagic Stroke. Thank God, I am a fortunate survivor.  At age eighty-six, I have been reflecting at all my amazing adventures as a wife, educator, mother, manhole artist, community activator, polyglot, sister, and friend. I have been attempting to put many of my experiences into an […]

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WEBSITE WELCOME to ART LOVERS

DEAR ART LOVERS, WELCOME TO THIS UNIQUE WEBSITE FEATURING MANHOLE ART Why Manhole Covers? (instead of portraits or landscapes?) The question most people ask is “Why did you ever pick such a ridiculous theme?”  Some people even shake their heads when they think about the mundane iron covers we all walk over. Well, it all began when […]

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#Mastrangelo’s Environmental Art #Earth Care: Part One (Earth Day is Every Day).

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s Art and Community Involvement focus on Caring for Our Planet Earth. This is the First Blog in a three part series on EARTH CARE. “When the People Care” Why would anyone want to incorporate litter into an art work? When Bobbi Mastrangelo began her manhole cover art theme, she used to sweep the litter […]

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Mastrangelo’s Environmental Art Education-Earth Care: Part Four (Earth Day is Every Day)

Bobbi Mastrangelo’s class room teaching experience influenced the way she shared and explained her art and activities.  As a Title One Tutor and Writing Teacher at Smithtown Elementary School, not only did she educate students about her art, but she often wrote on the same topic assigned to them and enabled them to comment on […]

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FEAR AND RESPECT IN A TRAFFIC STOP

(Doing What’s Right is not BLACK or WHITE) The following true story is about a fellow educator and friend, Ben Watford, who had a “Good Samaritan Encounter” with a Long Island (New York) Policeman.  We need more positive interracial news.    Please share yours in the comments.                    […]

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ABOUT is more than a BIO

ABOUT on Bobbi Mastrangelo’s web site has:   A  Bobbi’s Bio with a Photo, Achievements Accolades and Resumes “A Teacher Turned Artist” by  Robby Grisafi, a Fifth Grade Student “Bobbi Mastrangelo, a former elementary schoolteacher is now a Port Jefferson Artist. Her art is very different than most people’s idea of art. She makes reliefs and sculptures of […]