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Columnist - John Mitty
John Mitty
Press releases are John's expertise and he scours the web trying to find the most recent press release updates on what's happening on Long Island. If you have a press release that you'd like to share please send it to jmitty@longislandyellowpages.com.

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New Law Allows Eastern Suffolk BOCES to Lease Lands, Vacant Building for Educational Purposes
Monday, September 18, 2017 - LONG ISLAND, NY - NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C,I-East Patchogue) has announced that a bill (A.6970) he authored and passed in June has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law allows the Eastern Suffolk BOCES to lease lands and a vacant building for educational purposes ... by John
 
Women's Fashion Boutique Scout & Molly's Opens Newest Location in Woodbury
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - Woodbury, NY - May 11, 2017 - On May 13 Scout & Molly’s will celebrate the grand opening of its newest franchise location in Woodbury Long Island, NY. The women's apparel store featuring stylish clothing and accessories opened its doors in April and now it is time to celebrate! ... by John
 
Suozzi Calls for Bipartisanship after GOP Health Care Plan Fails
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Washington, D.C. - March 28, 2017 -   In what became the most critical moment of the 115th Congress to date, Congressman Tom Suozzi (D -- Queens, Long Island) stood strong against the Republican health care plan , which GOP leaders pulled from the House floor in the minutes leading up to ... by John
 
Seatuck Launches "Tributary Project"
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - March 14, 2017 - Islip, NY - The Seatuck Environmental Association will launch its newest wildlife conservation effort, The River Revival Project, on Wednesday March 15th with the Long Island premiere of the award-winning documentary, "DamNation." Wednesday, March 15 Doors: 6:30 pm Program: ... by John
 
Girls Inc. of Long Island Announces New Leadership Team
Friday, February 24, 2017 - Deer Park, NY - February 23, 2017 - Girls Inc. of Long Island is pleased to announce a new leadership team with Renee Flagler as the Executive Director and Barbara Joy Beatus as Associate Director. Together, Renee and Barbara bring over a decade of experience in youth and nonprofit development ... by John
 
Faculty Art Featured January 23 – February 25 at Suffolk's Lyceum Gallery, Eastern Campus
Friday, January 27, 2017 - Riverhead, NY - January 25, 2017 - The Suffolk County Community College Faculty Art Exhibit replete with rich visual works from the Eastern Campus’ art faculty will be on display at the college’s Lyceum Gallery from January 23 to February 25, 2017. An artists’ reception open to ... by John
 
Village of Hempstead Celebrates Christmas with Local Children
Friday, January 20, 2017 - Hempstead, NY - January 18, 2016 - The Village of Hempstead recently celebrated Christmas with local children during a holiday party in Kennedy park. The Village hosted this free event as part of Mayor Wayne J. Hall’s commitment to improving the quality of life for Village residents, and ... by John
 
Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County Presents: Jeffrey Sussman, Author of "Jewish Heroes of Boxing"
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - Glen Cove, NY - January 10, 2016 - The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) presents, Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing, a lecture and book signing by author Jeffrey Sussman.  The program will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 2 p.m. at ... by John
 
H&R Block Opens 10,000 Offices Nationwide, Ready for Tax Season
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), the nation’s largest consumer assisted tax preparation company, has opened its 10,000 offices nationwide to serve clients for the 2017 tax season. This tax season , some taxpayers will face a delay in getting their tax refunds due to a new law meant to help ... by John
 
Mystery Bingo Brightens the Holidays for Bay Shore Seniors
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - December 27, 2016 – Throughout the month of December, many seniors in Sunrise Manor Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Bay Shore will receive some holiday cheer, thanks to the Hauppauge office of Home Instead Senior Care®.  According to Mordy Berman, Administrator at ... by John
 
Yachad Raises Over $1 Million Within 24 Hours on Charidy
Friday, December 23, 2016 - New York, NY - December 22, 2016 - Yachad, the Orthodox Union's National Jewish Council for Disabilities, raised over $1 million in its first crowd-funding campaign yesterday. At 1pm on December 20, Yachad kicked off its 24-hour campaign with a goal of $1 million, and within 24 hours, reached ... by John
 
Tom Papa at Landmark on Main Street
Friday, December 16, 2016 - Tom Papa brings his sharply observational and quick-witted standup to the Jeanne Rimsky Theater for one night only on Friday, January 13.  With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television and radio as ... by John
 
David Sobocinski Joins Family Service League's Board of Directors
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - Suffolk Country, NY - December 4, 2016 - Family Service League, a Long Island based non-profit human service organization, is proud to announce the election of David P. Sobocinski to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Sobocinski is the Executive Director and Senior Vice President - Wealth ... by John
 
Harborfields Superintendent Diana Todaro Finishes Her Career With a Blue Ribbon!
Monday, November 28, 2016 - Hauppauge, NY - November 28, 2016 - At the November 22nd General Meeting, Legislator Spencer had the opportunity to recognize retiring Superintendent of Harborfields School District, Diana Todaro, for her distinguished career in education and the recent honor of Harborfields High School being ... by John
 
'Irish Christmas in America' brings songs and stories of the season to the Patchogue Theatre Dec 9th
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Sligo, Ireland (Nov. 14, 2016) - "Irish Christmas in America" returns for a 20-date US holiday tour, stopping on Friday Dec. 9th in Patchogue. Now in it's 12th year, the show features some of Ireland's finest performers in an evening of music, Irish dancing, stories, and historic photographic ... by John
 
Maidstone Hotel Ready for Tree Lighting Ceremonies on Dec. 4th
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - East Hampton, NY - November 15, 2016 - A fabulous holiday tradition continues for the iconic c/o The Maidstone Hotel in East Hampton as they will host their annual community Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 4-6 p.m. Hundreds of families are expected to gather at the ... by John
 
Rep. Steve Israel Endorses Tom Suozzi for Congress
Friday, July 15, 2016 - Glen Cove, NY – Today, Congressman Steve Israel (NY-3) endorsed Democratic nominee Tom Suozzi in his campaign for Congress. Suozzi is campaigning to succeed Israel, who announced his retirement from Congress earlier this year. “I’m endorsing Tom Suozzi today because he has ... by John
 
De Vito Receives Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund Endorsement
Friday, June 24, 2016 - Bellport, NY - June 24, 2016 - The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, one of the preeminent organizations helping to elect qualified LGBT+ candidates to state and national offices, has endorsed John De Vito in his run for the New York State Senate’s 3rd District. This comes in the wake of ... by John
 
Valley Stream Residential Complex Wins Smart Growth Award for Sustainable Development
Friday, June 17, 2016 - Valley Stream, NY – June 17, 2016 – The Sun Valley Towers, Valley Stream’s newest and most modern residential development, was honored by Vision Long Island with a 2016 Smart Growth Award, a recognition of the mixed-use project’s proximity to mass transit and contribution ... by John
 
Long Island Board of Realtors Sponsor Habitat for Humanity Home in Honor of National Homeownership Month
Monday, June 6, 2016 - West Babylon, NY – June 3, 2016 – In June of 2002, President George W. Bush proclaimed the month of June to be National Homeownership Month, recognizing the importance of providing all our citizens a chance to achieve the American Dream of homeownership . He stated that “A ... by John
 
Matthew J. Sullivan, RN, Honored as NUMC's Nominee for Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council's Nurse of Excellence Award
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - East Meadow, NY - Victor F. Politi, MD, FACP, FACEP, NuHealth/NUMC’s President/CEO announces that Matthew J. Sullivan, RN was recently honored as NUMC’s nominee to the Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council’s Nurse of Excellence Award.  “Congratulations to Mr. Sullivan ... by John
 
American Cancer Society Awards New Research Grant At Stony Brook
Friday, May 20, 2016 - Hauppauge, NY - April 17, 2016 - The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, not-for-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has awarded a national research and training grant on Long Island, which went into effect on January 1, 2016. Among the 2016 ... by John
 
Shoprite of Patchogue Offers Customers Unique Health & Wellness Services
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - Keasbey, NJ - May 10, 2016 - Customers can receive complimentary health and wellness advice, counseling and meal planning at the ShopRite of Patchogue courtesy of ShopRite’s new in-store Retail Dietitian, Sara Turnasella, RD. Harry Janson, President of Janson Supermarkets, LLC, a ... by John
 
QuickChek to Raise Money for Local Veterans Customers
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - Lake Grove, NY - May 4, 2016 - QuickChek Corporation, a market leader in food services dedicated to serving its communities, will be raising funds to help support post-9/11 service members and their families through an in-store donation program. Customers are invited to purchase paper ... by John
 
Top Reasons to Attend the HIA-LI Trade Show on May 21st!
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - Top Reasons to Attend the HIA-LI 27 th  Annual Trade Show & Conference Exhibit Hall with 375+ Exhibitors This year the trade show floor will boast eight industry specific pavilion areas including Innovation, Energy, Finance, Made in America, Technology, Healthcare, Economic ... by John
 
Free Tax Filing Assistance for Eligible Long Islanders through Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Long Island, NY - February 25, 2015 - For the 12th year, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in the Northeastern region, will help low- to moderate-income households on Long Island prepare their tax returns at no cost. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is ... by John
 
Arthur F. Dromerhauser Named Director of St. Catherine of Siena's Foundation
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - Smithtown, NY - February 18, 2015 - Arthur F. Dromerhauser, has been appointed Director of the Foundation at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center—member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Dromerhauser brings extensive years of successful philanthropic experience to the medical ... by John
 
Greater Patchogue Chamber Of Commerce Announces Restaurant Coupon To Help Less Fortunate
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Patchogue, NY - February 10, 2015 - The Restaurant Committee of the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce, Inc. introduced a Patchogue Restaurant Coupon to benefit the food pantries in the community and encourage patrons to enjoy the many food establishments throughout Patchogue. The ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center Honors Two Staff Members for Living the Mission
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - West Islip, NY - February 5, 2015 - Jackie Wolf, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist, and Marie Legros, CNA, were recently presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and excellence.  ... by John
 
Panera Bread in Valley Stream to Give Away Free Beverages Depending on Groundhog Day Weather Prediction
Monday, January 19, 2015 - Valley Stream, NY - January 19, 2015 - Panera Bread, makers of delicious bread items, soups, salads, sandwiches, pastas and more, today announced that in celebration of the grand opening of its bakery-café in Valley Stream on Groundhog Day – the first of its four locations to open ... by John
 
Stop and Shop Completes Remodel at Merrick, NY Store
Monday, January 12, 2015 - Merrick, NY - January 12, 2015 - The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC has completed    a major remodel of its store located at 2160 South Merrick Mall in Merrick, NY and will reopen on Friday, January 9th at 8:00 a.m.  The store closed in September 2014 and underwent ... by John
 
Long Island Exchange; LIUsedCars.com Launch Car Finding Service
Monday, January 5, 2015 - Lindenhurst, NY, January 04, 2015 --( PR.com )-- LIUsedCars.com, the premiere destination on the web for consumers to quickly and easily find the quality used cars they’re looking for in the Long Island area, announced today the launch of their new Car Finding Service, a groundbreaking ... by John
 
Another Banner Year for the Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary
Monday, January 5, 2015 - Greenport, NY - January 5, 2015 - The ELIH Auxiliary surprised Paul J. Connor III, President and CEO at year end with a check in the amount of $66,000 bringing total Auxiliary contributions for 2014 up to $378,000.  “This is a banner year for the Auxiliary,” states Paul J. ... by John
 
United States Air Force Thunderbirds To Headline 2015 12th Anniversary Bethpage Air Show At Jones Beach
Monday, December 29, 2014 - Bethpage, NY - December 29, 2014 - Bethpage Federal Credit Union, New York State’s largest credit union, and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, are very pleased to announce that the United States Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the 12th ... by John
 
H2M Architects + Engineers Employees Raise $2,600 for Movember Foundation
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Long Island, NY - December 17, 2014 - H2M is pleased to announce that its staff raised $2,600 during the month of November for the Movember Foundation. The H2M team page, hosted by Movember’s website, was responsible for $1,880 of the total amount. An additional $500 was donated by ... by John
 
Help Children In Need And Help Yourself To An Extra Half Hour Of Bounce! Time
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - Syosset, NY - December 9, 2014 - Bounce! Trampoline Sports in Syosset is a drop off location for the US Marine Corp. Toys for Tots program. People are encouraged to stop by and drop off a new unwrapped toy through December 20th and those who do will receive an extra half hour of jump time free. ... by John
 
Feinstein Institute Seeking Volunteers for New Study on Alcohol Use
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - Great Neck, NY - December 2, 2014 - Researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research are seeking volunteers for Project MOTION, a study of brief treatments for either “problem” or heavy drinking being conducted at the Center for Addiction Services and Psychotherapy ... by John
 
This Angry Bird is … DELICIOUS! Suffolk County Community College App and Website Aid Holiday Prep, with Trivia Too!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - Selden, NY - November 18, 2014 - Never aggravate a turkey. Turkeys – the wild variety -- are fast.  Long Island Expressway fast.  An in-flight burst of 55 mph  fast.  And they can run at speeds up to 20 mph. Domestic birds, bred to be heavier to provide more ... by John
 
NEFCU Helps Bring The “Beatles” Back To Long Island To Benefit The United Cerebral Palsy Association Of Nassau
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - Westbury, NY - November 11, 2014 - NEFCU, a leading credit union on Long Island announced that once again it will serve as the title sponsor of the Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra’s 11th Annual Gala Benefit for the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County. The musical ... by John
 
Suffolk's Rosa Gambier One of 350 Worldwide Invited to UNESCO Conference
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Brentwood, NY - October 15, 2014 - Rosa M. Gambier, Ph.D., Suffolk County Community College Biology Department Chair, was one of 350 international scientists, academics, educators and representatives from 65 countries invited to take part in a three-day event, Botanists of the Twenty-first ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena Paints the Mall Pink!
Monday, October 13, 2014 - Smithtown, NY - October 13, 2014 - On Tuesday, October 9th, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center joined Smith Haven Mall at their annual breast cancer awareness awareness event, Paint the Mall Pink. St. Catherine’s Breast Health Educator/Navigator Meiling Alsen, RN, presented on ... by John
 
VFW Post 395 of St. James Thanks Uncle Giuseppe's of Smithtown
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - Smithtown, NY - September 23, 2014 - Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta joined members of the Sgt. John Cooke VFW Post 395 St. James in presenting an award banner and a certificate of appreciation to Uncle Giuseppe’s Market Place in Smithtown for letting the veterans conduct their ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Director of Pastoral Care, Sister Patricia McDonnell, Celebrates Diamond Jubilee
Friday, September 19, 2014 - Smithtown, NY - September 17, 2014 - Director of Pastoral Care at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown, Sister Patricia McDonnell, commemorated six decades of being a nun September 2014. She celebrates her very own diamond jubilee. Diamond, a Greek root word, meaning unconquerable ... by John
 
Mob to Put Hit on Ticks... And Other Pests!
Monday, September 15, 2014 - Riverhead, NY - September 15, 2014 - These frenetic balls of fluff, Guinea fowl keets will grow into pest-eating machines by the time they are released on Suffolk County Community College's Eastern Campus in Riverhead next March. The new brood -- approximately 30 in all -- will eat ants, ... by John
 
The Long Island Music Hall of Fame Announces Student Scholarships Recipients for the 2014-15 Academic Year
Friday, September 12, 2014 - Port Jefferson, NY - September 10, 2014 - The Long Island Music Hall of Fame has just awarded five $1000 scholarships for students in the Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens area. This scholarship honors exceptional high school students that have shown an in interest in pursuing a career in music ... by John
 
SCCC Earns NCMPR Medallion Awards for Top Advertising/Marketing
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - Brentwood, NY - September 11, 2014 - The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) will recognize Suffolk County Community College for marketing and advertising excellence the group has announced. The recognition will be bestowed upon the College at the NCMPR District 1 ... by John
 
Special Olympics Athletes Show Others They Can BExtraordinary® at the I CAN BExtraordinary® Fashion Show
Friday, September 5, 2014 - Lake Grove, NY - September 5, 2014 - Special Olympics New York and the Time to Play Foundation, Inc. invite you to join them at the first annual I CAN BExtraordinary® Fashion Show at the Smith Haven Mall on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 1 pm to 3 pm. Special Olympics athletes ... by John
 
County Executive Steve Bellone Announces Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - Islip, NY - September 3, 2014 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced today that the Department of Health Services and Suffolk County S.P.C.A. will offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets older than four months. The clinic will take place on Saturday, September 20, ... by John
 
HarborFest All Star Comedy Show Sept. 13 at Bay Street Theater
Friday, August 29, 2014 - Sag Harbor, NY - August 25, 2014 - Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the HARBORFEST All Star Comedy Show, hosted by Joseph Vecsey, on Saturday, September 13 at 8 pm. Tickets are $25 in advance and at the door and they are available online or by ... by John
 
Heroic Officers and Good Samaritan to Be Honored at Post Golf Classic Reception
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Commack, NY - August 25, 2014 - Two Suffolk County police officers and a Centereach good Samaritan who rescued a trapped, 23-year-old Holtsville woman from her burning car after a November 21, 2013 crash will be honored by the Suffolk County Executive, the Suffolk Legislature’s Presiding ... by John
 
Suffolk Nursing, NY State's Largest Program, Prepares For Celebration
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Brentwood, NY - August 20, 2014 - Honoring nurses who served in the military, the gathering of oral histories and displays of retrospective memorabilia are all part of Suffolk County Community College’s School of Nursing’s plans for a celebration beginning this fall and culminating ... by John
 
Jason Zove Opening Office in Smithtown to Further Grassroots Campaign Effort
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Smithtown, NY - August 20, 2014 - Jason Zove, candidate for New York State's 8th Assembly District, is hosting his campaign office opening at 10am this Saturday, August 23rd, at 77 W. Main Street in Smithtown. "This office opening allows us to launch a district-wide grassroots operation ... by John
 
Jason Zove Opening Office in Smithtown to Further Grassroots Campaign Effort
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Smithtown, NY - August 20, 2014 - Jason Zove, candidate for New York State's 8th Assembly District, is hosting his campaign office opening at 10am this Saturday, August 23rd, at 77 W. Main Street in Smithtown. "This office opening allows us to launch a district-wide grassroots operation ... by John
 
Verizon Announces Hiring Effort on Long Island
Friday, August 15, 2014 - Hicksville, NY - August 14, 2014 - Verizon Wireless of the New York Metro Region is committed to supporting job growth in local communities, and will be adding several full and part-time sales positions on Long Island. These Sales Solutions Specialists should have an interest and background in ... by John
 
Westbury Resident Sinks Hole-in-One for $20K Towards a Car
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Oceanside, NY - August 14, 2014 - South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 30th Annual Golf Outing raised nearly $282,000 in support of South Nassau’s “Emergency Department Expansion Campaign.” The Emergency Department Expansion Campaign is a five-year, $10 million ... by John
 
Freeport Medical Supply & Xtra Care Pharmacy 2ndAnnual Community Diabetes Walk
Thursday, August 7, 2014 - Baldwin, NY - August 3, 2014 - Freeport Medical Supply, Inc. /Xtra Care Pharmacy, in partnership with the American Diabetes Association, will hold its 2nd Annual Community Walk to Stop Diabetes and Health Fair on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 8 AM – 4 PM at 75 S. Main St, Freeport, NY ... by John
 
Merger of Three Organizations to Bolster Mental Health Services and Advocacy in Suffolk
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - Ronkonkoma, NY - August 5, 2014 - Three Suffolk-based non-profits dedicated to helping people with mental illness officially announced their merger and will now operate under the new name, Association for Mental Health and Wellness (MHAW). The announcement was made at a July 23, 2014 press ... by John
 
National Expert Advises Suffolk About Program and Curricula Planning for Coming $19.5 Million STEM Building
Friday, August 1, 2014 - Brentwood, NY - July 30, 2014 - Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun McKay, at left, is joined by Nicholas Palumbo, Executive Director College Sustainability Programs, center, and Roger Ebbage, at right, Director of the Northwest Energy Education Institute at Lane Community ... by John
 
$394K Grant Funds Innovative Green Tech at Suffolk's Ammerman and Grant Campuses
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Brentwood, NY - July 29, 2014 - Rain gardens and cisterns will be installed on two campuses of Suffolk County Community College, at the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood and Ammerman Campus in Selden, to help manage stormwater flow thanks to a $393,043 Green Innovation Grant Program award ... by John
 
Pet Valu Honors Our Four-Legged Veterans
Friday, July 25, 2014 - New York, NY - July 25, 2014 - No one who has worked with the canine members of the Armed Forces will ever deny that they are true heroes, selfless, brave and loyal. They are often the first line of defense against danger and are true best friends and guardians to our service men and women. ... by John
 
Bank of America Connects Long Island Teen Leaders with Summer Internships at Local Nonprofits
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Melville, NY - July 23, 2014 - The Bank of America Charitable Foundation today announced that five Long Island high school students have been selected to take part in the 2014 Student Leaders program, which annually awards more than 220 high school juniors and seniors from around the country ... by John
 
The Mount Sinai Hospital Achieves Honor Roll Status, Ranked 16th in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report
Friday, July 18, 2014 - New York, NY - July 17, 2014 - By earning “top rankings” in six out of 16 medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved “Honor Roll” status in this year’s U.S. News & World Report “ Best Hospitals ” guidebook. Another Mount Sinai ... by John
 
Rite Aid Foundation Awards $6,250 to Arthritis Foundation
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - Camp Hill, PA - July 15, 2014 - The Rite Aid Foundation announced today a $6,250 grant to the Arthritis Foundation, which has four offices across New York. The organization will use the grant to support its Summer Residential Camp Program, which serves nearly 300,000 children across the state ... by John
 
Nefcu to “Pay It Forward” All Summer Long
Friday, July 11, 2014 - Westbury, NY - July 8, 2014 - That cup of coffee in Commack? It’s on us. That tank of gas in Greenvale? We’ll take care of it. That meal in Massapequa? Let us get that for you. All summer long, NEFCU will “Pay It Forward” by picking up the tab, doing a good deed or ... by John
 
Fireworks Benefit Operation Renew
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - Mattituck, NY - July 7, 2014 - Mattituck Environmental hosted a fireworks show on July 4th for the benefit of Eastern Long Island Hospital at the Lomangino home in Cutchogue. Donations for “Operation Renew” were collected at the entrance. “We are delighted to be the ... by John
 
Pet Valu's Annual Pet Calendar Casting Call
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - Is your pet the fairest of them all? Pet Valu is asking for your pet's best glamour shot for a chance to be featured in the 2015 Pet Valu calendar. Simply snap a pic of your picture perfect pet and email it to calendarcontest@petvalu.com between August 1st and 31st. Resolution must be up to ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital's Bariatric Surgery Program Receives Reaccreditation
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - West Islip, NY - June 23, 2014 - Good Samaritan Hospital was recently reaccredited as a Blue Distinction Center of Excellence® (BSCOE) by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). As part of the ASMBS, facilities are required to maintain standards set by the Metabolic ... by John
 
17th Annual Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) Announces 2014 Panels & Film Schedule
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - Bellmore, NY - June 17, 2014 -  The Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) is lining up its celebrity slate for the 17th installment at the Bellmore Movies on July 9 – 17, 2014.  New and exciting events have been added this year to enrich the vibrant LIIFE ... by John
 
Girl Scout Crochets for an Everlasting Community Impact
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Smithtown, NY - June 17, 2014 - Girl Scout Maia Gonzalez, 14, of Smithtown, started a mission to achieve the Girl Scout Silver Award. The Silver Award is given to scouts who implement something that has an everlasting community impact, so Maia started a library crocheting club at her middle ... by John
 
Montesano Announces Construction Grants for Local Libraries
Friday, June 13, 2014 - Glen Head, NY - June 12, 2014 - Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) today announced that the Bethpage Public Library and Hicksville Public Library will be receiving Public Library Construction Grants. The Bethpage Public Library will receive $91,564 for a variety of major repairs ... by John
 
Local Business Leader Honored for His Dedication to Long Island Terminally Ill Children and Families
Monday, June 9, 2014 - St. James, NY - June 9, 2014 -  Darren Krantz, Founder and President of  Race For Kids  will be honored on June 19th by the Long Island Business News for going above and beyond in his dedication to the Long Island communities. The ceremony will take place at LIBN’s first ... by John
 
Suffolk County Community College Golf Classic Honors PBA President.
Thursday, June 5, 2014 - Commack, NY - June 4, 2014 - Noel DiGerolamo, President of the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association (PBA) will be honored by The Suffolk Community College Foundation at its 31st Annual Golf Classic on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Hamlet Golf and Country Club in Commack. The ... by John
 
Suffolk Professor Chosen for Prestigious Research Program
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - Brookhaven, NY - June 2, 2014 - A Suffolk County Community College chemistry professor’s research this summer as part of a prestigious group of visiting faculty at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) could lead to the next big breakthrough in energy storage devices, including solar ... by John
 
LongIsland.com Launches Kids Fun Guide to Help Parents across the Island Plan a Summer Full of Family Fun
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - Commack, NY - May 28th, 2014 -  With summer less than a month away, parents across Long Island have been intensifying their search for all things fun as the temperatures begin to warm up, and in preparation for having kids home for summer break. In response to this demand, LongIsland.com ... by John
 
Southold Couple Wins 2014 ELIH Auxiliary Car Raffle
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Southhold, NY - May 27, 2014 - Congratulations go to Mr. and Mrs. Pratt of Southold, winners of the 2014 Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) Auxiliary Car Raffle. The Pratt’s had a choice of taking the car, a 2014 Dodge Journey , or $10,000 in cash. The winners of this year’s ... by John
 
Local Dance School Pairs Artwork With Dance In Annual Spring Production
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - Southampton, NY - May 20, 2014 - Degas, Renoir, Matisse even Banksy masterpieces are enamored in every corner of the world. Local dance school , Studio 3, brings famous works of art to life on stage with “The Art of Dance.” Premiering June 7th and 8th at the Southampton High ... by John
 
Kevin Harney and Scott Pavick of Lost Cowboy Fashion Brand Rescue a Wild Mustang from Nevada, Sponsor Training
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Holtsville, NY  - May 20, 2014 - A rescued four-year-old wild mustang from a free-roaming herd in the American West arrived at a farm in Holtsville, N.Y., for training in anticipation of adoption.  Lost Cowboy fashion brand founders – and senior executives of Islandia, ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces Winners of PowerbridgeNY Contest to Drive Development of Clean Energy Products
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - Albany, NY - May 12, 2014 -  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo  announced the first round of awards  from PowerBridgeNY, a recently created Proof-of-Concept Center established to move clean-energy ideas from the laboratory to become successful businesses in New York State.  These ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Create the Most Robust Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Procurement Program in the Nation
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - Albany, NY - May 12, 2014 -  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed the Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Act into law, establishing a six percent goal for participation on state contracts by these businesses in addition to other measures to support disabled veteran-owned ... by John
 
East End Employment Expo to take place May 13, 2014
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - Riverhead, NY - May 6, 2014 -  The East End Employment Expo is revving up again for Tuesday, May 13th from 5-7pm at the Sea Star Ballroom located at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center.   Hosted by the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency and The Riverhead ... by John
 
Legislator D'Amaro Informs Residents of South Huntington Library Hosting Upcoming Job Fair
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Huntington Station - May 5, 2014 -  The job market remains competitive and many people are still seeking employment during this challenging time. Accordingly, Suffolk County Legislator Lou D’Amaro (D-Huntington Station) wants to  remind community members  that, under the ... by John
 
The Living Memories Project Book Launch Celebrates Loves Ones Lost While Raising Nearly $2,500 for Long Island Cares
Friday, May 2, 2014 - Huntington, NY - April 29, 2014  - The recent book launch event of The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last was well received by an audience that packed the Sky Room at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington. Hosted by nonprofit Long Island Cares, Inc., the event featured a ... by John
 
Calling All Waiters: 3rd Annual North Fork Waiter Race
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - Greenport, NY - April 30, 2014 - The 3rd Annual North Fork Waiter Race will kick off in Greenport on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10 am. The Market, located at 44 Front Street, is hosting this unique event once again and encourages the entire North Fork to get involved. Proceeds will benefit health ... by John
 
Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams to Celebrate 25 Years of Comfort With Grand Opening of Manhasset Store to Benefit Long Island Cares
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Manhasset , NY - April 24, 2014 - Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams, one of the leading distributors and retailers of beautiful products and furnishings for the home have announced the grand opening of their signature store in Manhasset and the celebration of their 25th Silver Anniversary ... by John
 
Shop Rite Partners in Caring Awards $60,000 Grant to Support Long Island Cares - The Harry Chapin Food Bank
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Long Island, NY - April 22, 2014 -  For the fifteenth year in a row, the Wakefern Food Corporation has awarded a generous grant of $60,000 to Long Island Cares, Inc. - The Harry Chapin Food Bank through its ShopRite Partners in Caring Program.  The ShopRite Partners in Caring dollars ... by John
 
Pet Valu Presents a Check for $40,000 to America's VetDogs
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - South Setauket, NY - April 16, 2014 - Who: Pet Valu and America's VetDogs What: America's VetDogs to receive a $40,000 donation from Pet Valu's fundraising efforts during the month of March, 2014. When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Where: Pet Valu Store, Nicoll’s Plaza, ... by John
 
Smithtown Kia Owner Presents Life-Saving CPR Unit to St. James Fired Department
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - New York, NY - April 14, 2014 - Smithtown Kia president and CEO Steve Cannata presented a Resusci Anne CPR training unit to the St. James Fire Department at Smithtown Kia, Smithtown, New York. Cannata is a Board Member of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) which ... by John
 
Moustache Brewing Co. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Riverhead, NY - April 15, 2014 - Riverhead Chamber member, Mustache Brewing Co., will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening on Saturday, April 19th at 1:00 pm. Please join us at their tasting room at 400 Hallet Street in Riverhead to wish them success. Owners Lauri and Matt ... by John
 
“Princesses: Long Island” Likely Cancelled
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - “Princesses: Long Island,” a reality show on Bravo which debuted last year, has been cancelled.  The show had its fans, but it had a much larger number of detractors who had serious issues with the content.  From the first episode of the first season, “Princesses: Long ... by John
 
SBPLI Announces Winners of Robotics Competition
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - The 15 th Annual SBPLI Long Island Regional FIRST Robotics Competition just wrapped up at Hofstra University.  The competition took place on March 27 th -29 th , and the winners have just been announced.  Over 2,000 students from 50 different high schools attended, most from the New ... by John
 
LIPA Turnover Costs Will Cost Ratepayers $401M
Monday, April 7, 2014 - The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) was replaced in part because they were costing ratepayers through their inefficient procedures.  Parting ways with LIPA and replacing the company with PSEG will not come cheap though. Long Islandrate payers already will need to pay $263.5 million in ... by John
 
Bus Crash Kills One, Injures Two on Long Island
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - On Tuesday morning, a tour bus collided with a pickup truck on Long Island, killing one person and injuring two others.  The Coach USA bus was fortunately carrying only a single passenger when the pickup truck lost control and collided with it head-on.  Following the initial collision ... by John
 
Long Islanders Protest Deportations
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - Around 70 marchers gathered in Long Island yesterday at the Workplace Project in Freeport and marched half a mile to the NICE bus terminal in Hempstead to protest the deportations of illegal immigrants.  The signs they carried were graced with phrases like “Education Not ... by John
 
PSEG Adding 100MW of Solar Power to Long Island's Grid
Thursday, April 3, 2014 - PSEG Long Island will be constructing solar generators across Long Island in an effort to produce greener, more cost-effective power for local residents and businesses.  The program is known as the Clean Solar Initiative, and is the second of its kind.  Once constructed, the solar panels ... by John
 
Five Long Island Stores Burned to the Ground
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - Those in the Seaford area on Monday afternoon may have noticed the massive blaze which engulfed the Hicksville Roadstrip mall.  The fire was centered on Island Recreational, a pool and spa store, and began around 3:00 p.m.  The fire entirely destroyed the store, but fortunately nobody ... by John
 
Long Island SPCA Offers Rewards for Reporting of Animal Abuse
Monday, March 31, 2014 - The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) has just announced that they will be offering $5,000 in reward money to any individual who reports an incident of dog fighting.  The NSPCA will also be offering $1,000 to any person who reports another instance of ... by John
 
State Budget Will Fund New Utility Office
Monday, March 31, 2014 - Hurricane Sandy may have swept through more than a year ago, but the shadow it left behind still lingers, and Long Island officials are still working to correct the flaws in the system which led to so many problems during the super storm.  The state budget for this year includes funding for a ... by John
 
Long Island Guitar Festival Scheduled for Next Week
Monday, March 31, 2014 - The 22 nd annual Long Island Guitar Festival will be taking place next week at L.I.U. Post in Brookville.  The festival will run from April 2 nd through April 6 th , and will feature a variety of performers including the Vida Guitar Quartet of Britain, Derek Gripper of South Africa, ... by John
 
Riverhead Chamber of Commerce Encourages Local Businesses to Go Green
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce’s next upcoming breakfast will take place on April 10 th at 8:00 in the morning, and will feature a theme celebrating Earth Day.  Attendees to the breakfast will be able to enjoy presentations about how they can help to streamline their operations and ... by John
 
Chabad of Oyster Bay and Jericho Hosts Local Passover Seders
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - Looking for a chance to share in the Passover experience with members of the local Jewish community?  Chabad of Oyster Bay and Jericho has just announced that they will be hosting Passover seders at Oyster Bay at 3 Johnson Court, East Norwich, and Jericho at Viana Hotel, 3998 Brush Hollow ... by John
 
Brookhaven Protests PSEG Emergency Plan
Monday, March 24, 2014 - PSEG has recently proposed a new emergency response plan which would involve local governments in power restoration decisions.  Four municipalities have protested the plan so far, including most recently the town of Brookhaven.  Why?  Because the language of the plan closely ... by John
 
LIRR Plans to Install New Safety Equipment
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - LIRR and Metro-North Railroad have decided to install new monitoring equipment on their freight trains to help ensure safety on their public tracks.  The new Train Fault Detector Systems will be able to sense when the wheels on the freight trains are overloaded or overheating.  In case ... by John
 
Hollywood Casts Spotlight on Oyster Bay
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - Thanks to two new films, Oyster Bay in Long Island will be getting some attention on the big screen.  First, moviegoers will be able to see Oyster Bay in the epic religious film “Noah” starring Russell Crowe and directed by Darren Aronofsky.  The Brooklyn-born director had ... by John
 
Northrop Grumman Moves Jobs Away from Long Island
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - Northrop Grumman in Bethpage announced in 2013 that they would be transferring 850 jobs from their Long Island location to offices in California and Florida.  This accounts for 60% of the workforce currently employed at the Bethpage location.  At that time, Spokeswoman Christine Restani ... by John
 
Mangano Urges Local Parents to Foster or Adopt
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has just announced that the county will be sponsoring a Foster and Adoptive Recruitment Forum at the Long Island Children’s Museum on Thursday, April 17 th .  The event will begin at 7:00 p.m., and will be open to prospective foster and adoptive ... by John
 
Suffolk County Offering Free Rabies Vaccinations
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - The Suffolk County Department of Health Services (SCDHS) has just announced they will be offering free rabies vaccinations for local pets in conjunction with the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF).  Vaccinations will be available for dogs, cats, and ferrets, and will be offered on ... by John
 
Long Island Postal Worker Threw Away Mail
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - Federal authorities tracking USPS worker Patrick Paskett in Long Island recently discovered that the mailman has been throwing away mail amounting to thousands of items.  The investigation opened after residents in Massapequa Park and Seaford complained that they were not receiving their ... by John
 
Guinness Joins Beer Companies Boycotting St. Patrick's Day Parade
Monday, March 17, 2014 - Guinness has just pulled out of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade alongside Sam Adams and Heineken, who announced their decision a couple of days ago.  All three beer companies are boycotting the parade in response to the anti-gay stance of the parade’s organizers, the ... by John
 
Dix Hills Mortgage Scammer Arrested
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - On Monday, March 10 th , Third Squad detectives in Hempstead reported that they had arrested a man from Dix Hills named Mark Savransky, age 54.  Savransky was self-employed and ran a company called “Mortgage Modification Specialist.”  His office in Carle Place supposedly ... by John
 
Missing Student Jasmine Joseph Found Dead in Car
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - On February 24 th , the parents of 22-year-old NYIT nursing student Jasmine V. Joseph from Syosset reported their daughter missing.  Joseph had purportedly gone to the library to study, but never returned home.  Since then Nassau County Police asked the public for help searching for the ... by John
 
Sbarro Pizza Files for Bankruptcy Again
Monday, March 10, 2014 - Sbarro Pizza, a global pizza chain based in Melville (formerly in Brooklyn) has just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The pizza chain has been struggling for a while, and last month, shut down 155 locations throughout the country to try and return to a profitable status.  Unfortunately ... by John
 
Authorities Seize $2 Million in Fake Health and Beauty Products
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - Officials in Nassau County have just uncovered a massive counterfeiting scheme operated by two brothers from Franklin Square and Plainview.  Pardeep Malik and Hamant Mullick are not accused of counterfeiting money, but rather a variety of health and beauty products by major brands such as ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces New Outdoor Access Projects
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - On Long Island and throughout New YorkState, outdoor recreation provides residents and tourists with fun activities throughout the year.  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has just announced that the state may add 50 new outdoor access projects to the map.  The projects would cost $6 million in ... by John
 
Activists Criticize Governor's Energy Plan
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has recently proposed a new energy plan, but that plan has already come under fire at a public hearing in Farmingdale.  Environmental activists present at the hearing have stated that Cuomo’s plan will do little to slow adverse climate change, and may even make ... by John
 
East End Residents Protest Utility Poles
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - As part of its renovations to the electrical grid on Long Island, PSEG has been erecting massive 65 and 70 foot utility poles in East End.  The poles range from East Hampton to Amagansett, and are designed to be hurricane-resistant, but residents who live in the shadow of these tremendous ... by John
 
New Website Provides Sustainable Gardening Resources
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - Gardening and farming are prominent on Long Island, particularly in Suffolk county.  Today, a brand new website called www.longislandcommunitygardens.org launched.  The website was developed by Stony Brook University Family Medicine as part of their Community Roots Project alongside ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Creates Task Force for Agriculture
Monday, March 3, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that the state is creating a brand new interagency task force for agriculture.  The new organization will include members of the government in nearly a dozen different agencies as well as agricultural leaders in the local economy, and will be called ... by John
 
Fun Family Activities on Long Island in March
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - Looking for something fun to do with the entire family this March?  As always, there are a number of exciting events scheduled for this month throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Here are a few events to mark down in your calendar: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: ... by John
 
Long Island Developer Shot Outside Estate
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - Gary Melius, a famous Long Island developer, was shot by a masked gunman in the head on Monday outside of his estate.  Melius survived the attack, and managed to get back inside his house as the gunman fled.  His daughter took him to Syosset Hospital.  He was then transferred to ... by John
 
Chocolate World Expo Coming March 2nd
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - On Sunday, March 2 nd , the 3 rd Annual Chocolate World Expo will be held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on Long Island.  Chocolate World Expo (CWE) offers visitors the chance to taste a range of delicious gourmet treats for a modest admission fee.  Admission also pays ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces Electrical Grid Upgrade
Monday, February 24, 2014 - Things have been looking up for Long Islanders as far as power is concerned; ever since PSEG took over for LIPA on January 1 st,  plenty of improvements have come about.  Now Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that $1.4 billion federal aid will be going toward upgrades and repairs to ... by John
 
Deal Reached Over Troubled LICH
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - The Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Brooklyn employs healthcare workers throughout the area and serves patients not only from Brooklyn, but from nearby Nassau Countyas well.  For the past year, healthcare workers’ unions and community interest groups have struggled to keep the ... by John
 
Gas Leak Kills Employee at Walt Whitman Shops
Sunday, February 23, 2014 - At a Huntington Station mall, a carbon monoxide leak killed a man and made around two dozen other men and women ill.  Emergency crews were on the scene before they even realized that a gas leak was in progress.  The call was for a woman who hit her head and fell around 6 p.m. on Saturday ... by John
 
Long Island Nursing Home Evacuated
Thursday, February 20, 2014 - Wednesday morning, a nursing home in Rockville was evacuated following a burst pipe.  The frozen pipe ruptured and spilled water down through the roof around 4 in the morning.  Concerned that the heavy snow and ice weighing down the roof might cause it to collapse, staff members at the ... by John
 
PSEG Reaches Agreement with Union Workers
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - PSEG Long Island announced Monday night that they have reached an agreement with their unionized workers.  Starting next February, they will raise worker salaries by 2%.  The current agreement was originally set to expire next February, so the new agreement will be replacing that one if ... by John
 
1-800-Flowers Struggles With Harsh Weather Conditions
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 1-800-Flowers is a nationwide florist, but their headquarters are located in Carle Place, which means that they were effected adversely by the harsh winter weather conditions currently sweeping across the east coast.  The conditions have inconvenienced many businesspeople on Long Island, but ... by John
 
Long Island Radio Hosts Apologize for Fake Anti-Gay Note
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - Steve Harper and Leeana Karlson, morning radio hosts on Long Island pop station WKJY (K-98.3 FM), posted an apology to the station’s website on Friday for discussing an anti-gay note on the air which turned out to be fictitious.  The two created the fake note and posted it to the ... by John
 
Authorities Searching for Jewelry Thief in Suffolk County
Monday, February 17, 2014 - On January 25 th , a camera photographed a man walking into a Macy’s department store at 160 Walt Whitman Road in Huntington Station.  According to reports from the Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives investigating the case, the man made his way to the jewelry counter, and ... by John
 
Long Island Valet Parking Manager Stole $23,000 in Tips
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - John Benevento, a valet parking manager who works on Long Island, was charged on Saturday with stealing more than $23,000 in tips from his workers.  According to the office of the District Attorney, Benevento forced his employees to give him a percentage of all of their tips.  He ... by John
 
Nine Arrested in Nursing Home Death
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - Nine nursing home workers have just been arrested in a case involving the death of a patient at the Medford Multicare Center. 72 year old Aurelia Rios had been admitted to the nursing home for rehabilitation after being treated at the hospital for a breathing disorder. According to prosecutors in ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces Online Filing System
Monday, February 10, 2014 - For local businesses on Long Island and throughout New Yorkstate, business filings can be a hassle.  Thanks to the launch of a new online filing system however, things may soon become more efficient.  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo made the announcement today that the new filing system will ... by John
 
Three Arrested for Animal Abuse, Including Local Vet Tech
Thursday, February 6, 2014 - Three people have just been arrested in an animal abuse case involving a pit bull puppy named Miss Harper.  Two of the people charged are Lee and Shawanna Hughes, who owned the animal.  The two have been accused of animal abuse before.  The third person charged is a veterinary ... by John
 
Long Island Snowstorm Updates
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - Long Island has just been buffeted by its latest winter storm, which brought enough snow down to clog commutes throughout the region.  The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) however has just tweeted that they should be running close to schedule from this point forward, forestalling further ... by John
 
Kidsave Asks Local Families to Help Displaced Orphans
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - Kidsave, a nonprofit organization which helps displaced orphans, is asking local families on Long Island and throughout the New York metro area to consider opening their homes to orphans this summer.  Families who participate will foster a child from Columbia or Latvia for a month, without ... by John
 
East Hampton Decides Not to Cull Long Island Deer
Monday, February 3, 2014 - Earlier this year, it was reported that East Hampton officials were planning on killing thousands of deer on Long Island in order to curb instances of Lyme disease and reduce pesky invasions into local farmland and gardens.  Snipers would have been hired to kill about 3,000 deer after dark ... by John
 
LIRR Workers Threaten Strike
Sunday, February 2, 2014 - For commuters on Long Island, March may not be a month to look forward to.  Workers on the Long Island Rail Road are tired of going without a contract, and say that they are going to go on strike next month if the MTA doesn’t do something about it.  Union leader Anthony Simon ... by John
 
SEARCHEN NETWORKS Releases Long Island Used Cars Marketplace LIUsedCars.com
Friday, January 31, 2014 - Long Island, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 LIUsedCars.com, an innovative addition to the Long Island digital media websites owned plus operated by SEARCHEN, brings proprietary development, totally developed by SEARCHEN, that display thousands of Long Island utilized vehicles for regional ... by John
 
Nassau County Sponsors “Women of the World” Exhibit
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - This month is Women’s History Month, and Nassau County is commemorating the occasion with a brand new “Women of the World” exhibit of art and photography by local female artists.  Artwork from more than 50 award winning artists will be displayed at the Nassau County ... by John
 
Long Island Businessman Convicted of Fraud
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - Daniel Greenberg, 40, a businessman on Long Island who operated Classic Closeouts, LLC., an online clothing business, has been convicted of scamming thousands of customers out of a grand total of $5 million.  Greenberg was convicted by a federal jury in Central Islip on Friday on 13 separate ... by John
 
Annual All Kids Fair Scheduled for Sunday, April 27th
Monday, January 27, 2014 - Looking for a fun activity for the whole family?  The 4 th Annual All Kids Fair has been scheduled for Sunday, April 27 th , at the Melville Marriot.  The event will run from 10 in the morning to 4:30 in the afternoon.  Over 80 exhibitors will be present.  Adults and children ... by John
 
Long Island's Water Contaminated by Nitrogen
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - During a Thursday news conference, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone talked about improving water quality on Long Island.  A new study has just demonstrated that nitrogen levels in the drinking water on Long Island are compromising its quality.  Since groundwater and surface water ... by John
 
Long Island Based Dream Theater Nominated for a Grammy
Saturday, January 25, 2014 - Long Island based band Dream Theater is probably one of the best known local bands worldwide.  Only days ago, guitarist John Petrucci was sitting down to enjoy a meal at Pace’s Steakhouse in Hauppauge when his guitar tech texted him with the news that Dream Theater has been nominated ... by John
 
Gun Fired at PSEG Office on Long Island
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - Sometime during the night on Tuesday, a gunshot was reported at the PSEG Long Island office in Melville.  At the time that the shot was fired, there were no employees present at the office.  A spokesperson for the Suffolk County Police stated that the bullet was discovered inside a ... by John
 
15 Inches of Snow Falls on Long Island
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - On late Tuesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island.  The artic storm was projected to drop 10 to 14 inches of snow according to the National Weather Service.  Fourteen and a half inches dumped on North Babylon and Selden.  The NWS has stated that ... by John
 
Long Island Children's Museum Opens Circles Exhibit
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - A geometrically themed exhibit on “Secrets of Circles” has just opened at the Long Island Children’s museum.  The exhibit will be catering mostly to younger children, and will be running through the 4 th of May.  The exhibit will focus on the many uses of circles in ... by John
 
More Hazardous Weather on the Way
Monday, January 20, 2014 - We have not seen the last of ultra-cold temperatures on the east coast this winter, and more cold is just around the corner.  Long Islanders will want to be cautious about commuting and traveling on Tuesday, January 21 st .  The National Weather service has issued a new Hazardous Weather ... by John
 
Reporters Question Use of FEMA Funds During Hurricane Sandy
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - According to a recent investigation, Long Island officials may have used FEMA funds provided for relief during Hurricane Sandy on superfluous purchases instead of on critical disaster relief measures.  According to Newsday, FEMA provided $474 million for disaster relief.  $80 million of ... by John
 
Survey on Consumer Confidence Shows Mixed Results on LI
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - According to a recent survey by the Siena College Research Institute, consumer confidence on Long Island is improving in both Nassau and Suffolk counties.  The results, released on Tuesday, were for the October-December period.  During that time, confidence rose seven-tenths of a point ... by John
 
Upcoming Business Events on Long Island
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - There are a number of business events for entrepreneurs and job seekers taking place on Long Island over the next couple of days.  Today’s events include 100 Women Who Care in Melville, the Babylon Town Chamber of Commerce Networking Meeting in West Babylon, the EZ Speakers Toastmasters ... by John
 
Rockville Centre Bank Robber Still at Large
Monday, January 13, 2014 - On Friday, the TD Bank at 290 Merrick Road in Rockville Centre was subjected to a robbery.  The crime took place around 2:15 in the afternoon, and the thief is still at large.  Witnesses described the robber walking into the bank and taking a bank slip from the counter.  He then ... by John
 
New Puppy Mill Bill Will Protect Animal Rights
Sunday, January 12, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo passed a new law this week called the “Puppy Mill Bill.”  This law was proposed by Assembly member Linda B. Rosenthanl, and will increase regulation of pet dealers throughout New York State.  The law will require that stores do not purchase their ... by John
 
Charity Donates $150,000 to Children's Museum
Sunday, January 12, 2014 - The John and Janet Kornreich Charitable Foundation has just donated $150,000 to the Long Island Children’s museum.  The museum operates a number of different exhibits and educational programs on a regular basis, and provides special services to families in need.  There is always ... by John
 
Record Low Temperatures on Long Island and in NYC
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - The past few days have been shockingly cold for residents on the East Coast, particularly in Long Island and New York City.  Temperatures reached 4 degrees Fahrenheit in Islip on Monday night leading into Tuesday morning.  The previous low was 7 degrees, in 1986, recorded by the National ... by John
 
Poetry Workshop Scheduled for Jan. 15
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - Love to write poetry, but want to work on improving your art?  The Long Island Authors and Writers Society will be presenting a poetry workshop on January 15 th hosted by Matt Pasca and Terri Muuss.  The event will take place at Barnes and Noble in Bay Shore.  At the event, ... by John
 
PSEG Trimming Trees to Boost Service
Monday, January 6, 2014 - PSEG Long Island, the power company that took over for LIPA on January 1 st , has already been praised for their quick turnaround time in bringing power back to customers after recent outages during Winter Storm Hercules.  Now they have announced that they will be trimming trees throughout ... by John
 
Long Island Landlord Found Murdered
Sunday, January 5, 2014 - Local landlord Menachem Stark, 39, known to many in the area as a loan shark and a slumlord, was found dead in a trash bin in Nassau County on Friday, his charred body still burning from the waist down.  Stark was a well known local businessman and a millionaire at the time of his ... by John
 
PSEG Passes Trial by Blizzard
Saturday, January 4, 2014 - On January 1 st , PSEG took over as Long Island’s power provider, replacing problem-plagued LIPA.  LIPA came under fire for their numerous failures during Hurricane Sandy, when their inefficient business practices resulted in hundreds of Long Islanders going without power during ... by John
 
PTSD Crisis Center to Open at Vets Place Shelter
Thursday, January 2, 2014 - A new crisis center will be available to veterans at Vets Place Shelter in Yaphank in mid to late January.  The Long Island Community Foundation funded center will provide 24 hour support services for veterans suffering from PTSD and traumatic brain injury.  The foundation’s grant ... by John
 
PSEG Replaces LIPA on Long Island
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - Today is January 1 st of 2014, and that means it's out with the old and come in with the new.  On Long Island, to the astounding relief of practically everybody, that means that the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) will no longer be in charge of power distribution on the island.  ... by John
 
LIRR Makes New Year's Eve Adjustments
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - Wondering how you’re going to get to and from your New Year’s Eve celebrations and activities?  The MTA has just announced a number of changes for LIRR service this New Year’s Eve.  Many Long Islanders travel downtown to New York City to enjoy the festivities.  As ... by John
 
Cuomo Will Reconsider Closing Down Sagamore Psych Center
Monday, December 30, 2013 - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that he will reconsider the decision to close down Sagamore Children’s Psychiatric Center.  Nine senators united to protest the decision, including Kemp Hannon, John Flanagan, David Carlucci, Jack Martins, Philip Boyle, Ken LaValle, Dean Skelos, ... by John
 
Christmas Arsonist Still at Large
Sunday, December 29, 2013 - On Christmas morning, the owner of Sky Tan, a tanning salon in Selden, discovered that an arsonist had torched his business.  Surveillance cameras outside his property recorded footage of the arsonist hammering through the glass of the front window and entering the Sky Tan building.  ... by John
 
Long Islanders Line Up for Free Pets
Wednesday, December 25, 2013 - This Christmas Eve, the North Shore Animal League America headquarters in Port Washington announced that all pet adoptions would be free.  So yesterday, hundreds of Long Islanders got in line to give a new pet a home.  “We lost our family dog a few months ago,” explained ... by John
 
Roosevelt Mall Shooting Scare a False Alarm
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - Today, on Christmas Eve, shoppers at the Roosevelt Field Mall doing some last minute gift purchasing had a bit of a scare when a shoplifter fleeing the authorities knocked over a display case.  The sounds of the crashing display were mistaken by many of the shoppers as gunfire.  The ... by John
 
Hardware Store Owner Pleads Guilty to LIPA Scam Charges
Monday, December 23, 2013 - The owner of a Farmingdale hardware store had just plead guilty to charges that he tried to scam the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) out of tens of thousands of dollars.  For two years between 2009 and 2001, he was a participant in a rebate program offered by LIPA.  Thomas Schuman, ... by John
 
Deer Elimination Plan Causes Controversy on Long Island
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - If you live on Long Island, you probably have been inconvenienced by a deer at some point.  The population estimate by government officials for deer on Long Island is around 25,000-35,000. Long Island deer damage gardens, run in front of cars, and carry ticks.  As a result, the Long ... by John
 
Enjoy an Old Style Christmas as the Westbury House
Saturday, December 21, 2013 - Love the holidays, but wish you could enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas?  The Westbury House and Old Westbury Gardens in Long Island are decking the halls in traditional style for the holidays.  The Westbury House is an historic residence which was once the home of John Shaffer Phipps, a ... by John
 
Freezin' for a Reason on Long Island
Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Each year, Long Islanders flock to various beaches for the opportunity to plunge full on into the 35 degree waters off the coast.  Why would anyone get excited about the idea of swimming in freezing water when the air is already freezing?  There is a reason.  In fact, the slogan for ... by John
 
CoreLogic Report: Long Island Housing Situation Improving
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - Over the past few years, with homeowners struggling in the recession, many people have found themselves in a situation where they are “underwater.”  In other words, they owe more on their homes than their homes are worth.  According to a new report by the CoreLogic analytical ... by John
 
Redevelopment Plan Offered for Troubled College Hospital
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - The Long Island College Hospital in Queens serves patients from Queens and nearby Suffolkand Nassau counties, as well as other patrons from downtown.  This past year, the hospital has been at the center of a heated debate.  SUNY has explained that they cannot afford to keep the hospital ... by John
 
Long Island Scammer in Court Today
Monday, December 16, 2013 - A Long Islander who allegedly scammed various elderly men out of thousands of dollars is appearing in court today.  Lisa Ferkovich, 47, is accused of identity fraud and third degree larceny among other crimes.  According to authorities, Ferkovich used at least four identities to steal ... by John
 
Long Island Physician Arrested on Drug Charges
Sunday, December 15, 2013 - A physician on Long Island was recently arrested for drug related charges.  This news, out of Central Islip, concerns Carmine Mandarano.  On Thursday, he surrendered to drug enforcement officials, and currently he awaits an appearance in court to answer for his alleged crimes.  ... by John
 
LI Woman Faked Cancer to Fund Drug Addiction
Thursday, December 12, 2013 - A Long Island woman named Brittany Ozarowski, 21, plead guilty in court on Wednesday to all charges, and admitted that she faked cancer in order to raise money from Long Island businesses to fund her heroin addiction.  She was indicted on 24 different charges in Suffolk County, including ... by John
 
Long Island Wins $83 in Business Grant Money
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has just announced that Long Island has emerged as a winner in his annual state business aid contest for the second time in three years. Long Island will receive $83 million in business aid money.  This is the largest award that will be given this year.  The ... by John
 
Suffolk Considers Subsidizing Housing for Young Professionals
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - Today Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun McKay, and Legislator Sarah Anker gathered at the college’s Grant Campus to discuss the possibility of providing subsidized, affordable housing to young working professionals on Long ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces Webstore to Promote NY Tourism
Monday, December 9, 2013 - Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the launch of a new webstore to support tourism in New York.  The webstore will offer clothing and other merchandise featuring the classic “I Heart NY” logo.  The logo’s design originated in 1977 when Milton Glaser created it to ... by John
 
Long Islanders Commemorate Nelson Mandela
Sunday, December 8, 2013 - Nelson Mandela, the politician who fought for freedom and equality in South Africa, passed away last week.  He was 95 years old.  This week, Long Islanders gather together to recognize and mourn for one of the greatest leaders in the 20 th century.  “The world lost an ... by John
 
Help the Needy This Holiday Season on Long Island
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - There are many struggling families this December who cannot afford gifts or food to celebrate the holiday season, but thankfully, Long Islanders are a generous bunch.  If you would like to help out, you can participate in any number of donation drives this year.   Homes By Mara ... by John
 
Boat Crash in Moriches Injures 3 Fishermen
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - Car crashes are reported every day on Long Island, but one thing you don’t hear about happening every day is a boat crash.  A 31 foot Contender boat crashed into a bulkhead in Moriches at 5:30 this morning, injuring three fishermen who were aboard.  The bulkhead was part of a ... by John
 
Salzburg Marionette Theater Coming to Long Island
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - This Sunday, December 8 th , the Salzburg Marionette Theater will be performing at the Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts.  This is a rare opportunity to see the marionette performers, who rarely journey to American on tour.  They have not been to the United ... by John
 
New Hyde Park Car Wash Raises Money for Medical Center
Monday, December 2, 2013 - Five Corners Car Wash in New Hyde Park is hosting a fundraiser to help the North Shore LIJ Cohen Children’s Medical Center.  The fundraising event is called Bubbly Smiles, and is the creation of four students at Baruch College working under their professor, Mike Lissaur and his Park ... by John
 
Long Island Teen Alleges She Was Fired Over Skin Disease
Sunday, December 1, 2013 - Kate Nalepinski, 17, claims that she was fired over a non-contagious skin disease by her boss at the Tutti Frutti Yogurt shop in Port Jefferson Station.  According to Nalepinski, she worked only one day at the Tutti Frutti before being fired, apparently over her eczema.  After working ... by John
 
East Hampton Receives Grant for Illuminated Crosswalk
Thursday, November 28, 2013 - On Monday, the Suffolk County Legislature approved $37,000 in funding for the construction of a new, illuminated crosswalk.  The crosswalk will be located in downtown East Hampton Village, and is part of the Downtown Revitalization Program.  The village itself will provide the other half ... by John
 
Nor'easter Disrupts Power for Thousands on Long Island
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - A lot of Long Islanders are probably wishing right now that the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)’s days in charge of the local power grid were already at an end.  Last year, LIPA came under fire for their incredibly poor management of the power outage situation brought about by ... by John
 
Cyber Monday Special Offered by DEC to Campers
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - While most of us are probably thinking about hitting the department stores or sitting at home surfing the shops online on our computers on Cyber Monday, those who want to get away from it all and enjoy the beauty of nature can take advantage of a great deal being offered by the Department of ... by John
 
Spirit of Giving Thrives on Long Island
Monday, November 25, 2013 - With Thanksgiving just around the corner, followed by the winter holidays, the spirit of giving is alive and well on Long Island.  This Thanksgiving, the employees of St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center will be getting together to make donations to the Smithtown Emergency Food Pantry.  ... by John
 
Hempstead Store Owner Steals Million Dollar Lottery Ticket
Sunday, November 24, 2013 - A convenience store owner and his son in Hempstead have been charged with grand larceny after cheating a customer out of a $1 million winning lottery ticket.  On Thursday, a 34 year old Hispanic man who spoke limited English bought a $10 “Unwrap the Cash” scratch-off card at ... by John
 
WRCN-FM to Become LI News Radio
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - WRCN-FM has been a classic rock station since longer than most Long Islanders can remember.  Generations of listeners have grown up enjoying the music.  Just last week however, the station’s owner, JVC, announced that the music is coming to an end.  On December 26 th , the day ... by John
 
Senator LaValle Opens Forum for Common Core on Nov 26
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - On November 12 th , more than 1,500 people packed an auditorium with a 900-seat limit to protest the state’s Common Core curriculum and testing procedures.  The crowd booed Education Commissioner John King Jr. as he spoke, and cheered loudly when others spoke out against the ... by John
 
NASA Rocket Visible Over Long Island Tonight
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - Those who are lucky enough to live on Long Island and elsewhere on the East Coast have the chance to watch as a joint NASA-Air Force rocket takes off tonight.  Assuming the weather is cooperative, the space agency will send up the U.S. Air Force Minotaur sometime between 7:30 and 9:30 ... by John
 
PSEG to Replace LIPA on Jan 1
Monday, November 18, 2013 - For frustrated customers on Long Island who are tired of dealing with an intransigent power company, there is good news.  On January 1 st , over a million Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) customers on Long Island and Queens will be switched over to PSEG Power, a Newark-based company.  ... by John
 
ProAct Prescription Program Has Saved Nassau Residents $1.5 Million to Date
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - Nasasu County Executive Edward P. Manago has just announced that his ProAct Prescription program, founded in May of 2012, has helped residents in Nassau to save over $1.5 million on their prescription medications to date.  The purpose of the ProAct Prescription program is to help discount ... by John
 
Four Long Island Men Charged After Capturing Deer
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - Four Long Island men are facing up to $1,700 in fines after posting recent photos to Instagram with a live white tail deer they had captured.  The men claim that they were only trying to help two different deer that happened to have gotten trapped in a fence on two different days.  They ... by John
 
Parents and Educators Protest Common Core Curriculum
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 1,500 people showed up last night to a meeting hosted by John King Jr., the education commissioner of New York, to protest state testing requirements along with the academic standards set as part of the state’s Common Core curriculum.  The meeting was held at Ward Melville High School ... by John
 
SUNY Honored with National Innovation & Economic Prosperity Award
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo congratulated SUNY college on their National Innovation & Economic Prosperity Award from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU).  SUNY received the award in recognition of their endeavors to help bring economic prosperity to the ... by John
 
Dolphin Disease Spreads
Monday, November 11, 2013 - Over the summer, many tourists and residents on Long Island’s beaches noticed that dolphins were washing up dead in huge numbers.  Researchers have identified the cause as a virus called Cetacean morbillivirus, which is similar to measles.  It is believed that this same virus ... by John
 
New Exhibit at Long Island Children's Museum Teaches Repair Skills
Sunday, November 10, 2013 - If you have a child who loves to work with his or her hands, the new “Broken? Fix It!” exhibit at the Long Island Children’s Museum is a perfect way to spend a day.  At this exhibit, children learn useful and fun skills which can be used for repairs.  “Children ... by John
 
New York Elections and Referendum Results Are In
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - Yesterday, voters gathered in Nassau and Suffolk county polling stations to vote on whether or not to authorize seven private casinos.  Voters passed the motion, which will generate more jobs and help keep gambler dollars in the state.  All other state proposals also passed, except for ... by John
 
Authorities Find Illegal Bass at Pizza Restaurant
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - Authorities were recently alerted by an anonymous tipper that a local pizza restaurant called Francesco’s Pizza in Babylon was selling illegal striped bass.  The bass are in danger of extinction thanks to overfishing, so fishing and selling of striped bass is regulated.  On ... by John
 
Long Island Voters Turn Out For Election Day
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - Long Island voters are making their way to polling stations today to vote for legislators in Suffolk and Nassau, but according to the current counts, they are showing up in fewer numbers than in previous years.  Some polling stations reported that they had no lines at all, including those in ... by John
 
Look for Local Deals This Veterans Day
Monday, November 4, 2013 - To commemorate Veterans Day, a number of restaurant chains on Long Island will be offering special deals and discounts.  Today only, Denny’s is offering a free cup of coffee with this coupon.  Another deal which will be on every weekend through November 24 th is over at ... by John
 
Storm Renovated Homes for Sale on Long Island
Thursday, October 31, 2013 - On the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, a lot of New Yorkers are looking back on the past year and marking the damage the storm left behind—and the progress which Long Islanders have made since in repairing that damage and moving forward.  One area where the progress can be seen ... by John
 
More than $1 Million in Grants Awarded to Improve Long Island Sound
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - New York and Connecticut together will receive more than $1 million in grants from state and federal government programs and environmental organizations to improve the health of the Long Island sound.  The money was pulled together by the Long Island Sound Futures Fund.  Some of the ... by John
 
Ellis Island Finally Re-Opens
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - Ellis Island, one of the most important landmarks in New York and the United States as a whole, finally has re-opened, one year after the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy.  The restoration has been a substantial effort.  The hurricane caused floodwater to enter the boilers and the electrical ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces Emergency Preparedness Programs
Monday, October 28, 2013 - Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo hosted a conference covering topics relating to emergency preparedness in preparation for fall and winter.  Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, and New York officials are determined not to be caught off guard again this year when the ... by John
 
One Year After Sandy: Long Island Still Recovering
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday that the state government will be providing over $815 million in funding toward continuing rebuilding and rehabilitation efforts that will improve Long Island’s infrastructure.  It has been a year since Hurricane Sandy, and going into this ... by John
 
Brentwood Man Arrested for Terrorism
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - A 25 year old man from Brentwood, Long Island, named Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as Ali Zea, has just been arrested for multiple charges of terrorism relating to Al-Qaeda.  He has plead not guilty on all counts.  The U.S. Department of Justice described how in January of 2012, United ... by John
 
Brentwood Man Arrested for Terrorism
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - A 25 year old man from Brentwood, Long Island, named Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as Ali Zea, has just been arrested for multiple charges of terrorism relating to Al-Qaeda.  He has plead not guilty on all counts.  The U.S. Department of Justice described how in January of 2012, United ... by John
 
Nassau County Providing Schools with Panic Alarms
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - Nassau county officials have just announced that they will be providing local schools with panic alarms.  The wireless devices will transmit calls for help directly to the police department. County Executive Edward P. Mangano described the implementation of the devices at an address ... by John
 
Long Island Haunts Offer Fun Destinations for Halloween Fun
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - Looking for something fun to do to celebrate the Halloween season?  This is the perfect time of year to enjoy some good scares at one of Long Island’s premiere haunts.  There are well over a dozen different haunted houses, spooky walks, and other fun scares, and there is something ... by John
 
Commuter Alert: Ticket Machine Card Scam on LIRR
Monday, October 21, 2013 - The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has just warned customers to be wary of a credit and debit card scam at the ticket vending machines in four of the railroad’s stations.  The stations in question include Bayside, Great Neck, Greenvale and Merillon Avenue, where small hidden cameras were ... by John
 
Nassau Job Workshops Announced
Sunday, October 20, 2013 - Job hunters planning to attend upcoming job fairs like the Private Sector Mega Job Fair at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 4 th will want to also mark their calendars for the job preparation workshops which have just been announced by Nassau County Executive Edward P. ... by John
 
Suffolk Establishes Pet Store Rating Board
Friday, October 18, 2013 - Concerned about the practices of pet stores in Suffolk County?  Soon, there should be a great deal more transparency, thanks to the establishment of the Suffolk County Pet Store Rating Board by chairwoman Sara Davison of the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons and Suffolk County Legislator ... by John
 
LI Men Rented, Sold Cars to Customers
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - Three Long Island men have just been busted by authorities for renting cars and then selling them instead of returning them, for a fraction of their true value.  The scheme worked as follows:  One of the men created fake ID cards, driver’s licenses, and credit cards, and then the ... by John
 
Billy Joel to Perform a Concert for Charity on LI
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - Legendary singer-songwriter Billy Joel has just made a surprise announcement that he will be performing an impromptu show to benefit charity tonight at The Paramount in Huntington.  Currently the artist is busy rehearsing for his upcoming tour in Europe, so nobody expected him to announce a ... by John
 
Pet Owners Gather for Halloween Fun in Nassau County
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - Looking for something fun to do to celebrate the coming of fall?  If you’re a pet owner, Nassau County has a great event for you.  Nassau is hosting its third annual “Barkfest” on Saturday, the 27 th of October.  This fun gathering for pet owners is sponsored by ... by John
 
LI Chamber of Commerce Urges Local Shopping
Monday, October 14, 2013 - It’s already mid-October, and we’re coming up quickly on the holiday shopping season, which starts in earnest next month.  Black Friday, which follows Thanksgiving each year, is becoming a bigger and bigger day for shoppers—a holiday in itself.  Local stores and ... by John
 
LI Fishermen Rescued
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - Paul Salentino and John Rose, two Long Island residents, are lucky to be alive.  They departed the East Islip Marina on Sunday at 1:30 pm to go on a fishing excursion—but they didn’t make it back till the next day.  The two were boating in the Great South Bay when their 14 ... by John
 
Port Washington Middle School Bans Fun
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Weber Middle School in Port Washington has just made headlines around the country for passing a decisive ban on … pretty much anything fun that students could possibly do during recess.  They have banned footballs, baseballs, tag, and other sports and games.  Why?  Apparently ... by John
 
Brentwood Deli Owner Defends Store with Machete
Monday, October 7, 2013 - A masked gunman entered into the Stop & Shop Deli on Crooked Hill Road in Brentwood on September 25 th , but he didn’t leave with the cash.  After firing his .22 caliber pistol, he ordered the 24 year old deli worker on the scene to give him the cash in the cash drawer.  ... by John
 
Shutdown Stifles Tourism on LI
Sunday, October 6, 2013 - The federal shutdown has not only resulted in thousands of Long Island employees going without work or pay, but also in a number of park closures.  Parks which have been closed because of the shutdown include the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site and the Fire Island National Seashore, ... by John
 
Police Search for Long Island Pumpkin Thief
Saturday, October 5, 2013 - When most people think about goods that are likely to be stolen, they think about jewelry and watches—not produce.  But apparently pumpkins are worth quite a bit if you know how to move them.  A thief or thieves recently stole around 600 pumpkins from the Fox Hollow Farm in ... by John
 
Financial Planner Accused of Stealing from Charity, Clients
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - Drew Morgan, a financial planner working on Long Island, has just been accused of mulitple schemes through which he embezzled money from clients and charities.  According to investigators, Morgan set up a pair of charities to fund CampANCHOR, an organization which offers recreational programs ... by John
 
8,000 Long Island Workers Furloughed
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - Thanks to the government shutdown, around 8,000 federal employees on Long Island have been placed on furlough, and will be going indefinitely without work or pay until the budgetary matter is resolved on Capitol Hill.  The majority of the employees on Long Island who are suffering work in ... by John
 
Long Island Gunman's Body Identified
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - Last week, businessman Sang Ho Kim of Queens walked into the offices of Savenergy, a light fixture company in Garden City, and shot Zachariah Yong Jae Shin and John Choi.  The shooting took place near the Roosevelt Field Mall on September 26 th .  Choi survived the shooting.  Shin ... by John
 
United States Merchant Marine Academy Turns 70
Monday, September 30, 2013 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today wished the United States Merchan tMarine Academy a happy 70 th birthday.  The academy in Kings Point was founded on the 30 th of September in 1943, and serves the same role for the Merchant Marines as West Point does for training new Army soldiers.  The ... by John
 
Long Island “Arts Alive” Festival Launches
Sunday, September 29, 2013 - This weekend marks the start of the second month-long “Arts Alive” festival on Long Island.  The festival will feature a number of different events, starting out with an African American heritage parade, a music festival in Sag Harbor, and additional festivities taking place in ... by John
 
Legislator Al Krupski Protests Psychiatric Center Closure
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - Legislator Al Krupski is spearheading an effort to keep the Sagamore Children’s Psyhiatric Center in Dix Hills open and running.  He has gained the backing of a majority membership in the Suffolk County Legislature.  The closure is planned as part of a move by the New York Office ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces “Texting Zones”
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - Despite the fact that texting while driving is illegal, commuters on Long Island do it everyday.  In an effort to increase compliance with traffic laws, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the implementation of new “texting zones” along highways.  The idea is that while you ... by John
 
Lindsey Lohan's Mother Pleads Not Guilty to LI DWI
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - Dina Lohan, mother to troubled actress Lindsey Lohan, recently pleaded not guilty to a DWI charge on Long Island.  Lindsey Lohan is well known for her own substance abuse and legal problems, and recently spent three months in rehab sobering up as per a court order she received.  Her ... by John
 
Man Prepares for Atlantic Ocean Crossing
Monday, September 23, 2013 - Victor Mooney has been doing a lot of rowing in the waters around Long Island.  Mooney is preparing for his fourth attempt to row clear across the Atlantic Ocean, and has been practicing in the area.  “The sea trials are allowing me to row non-stop four to six hours,” he ... by John
 
Nassau Officials to Vote Monday on Coliseum Improvements
Sunday, September 22, 2013 - Tomorrow, officials in Nassau county will be voting on a deal which could be a massive economic boon to the region.  The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum could be transformed into a multi-purpose entertainment venue housing a number of retail businesses, rinks for ice skating, a bowling ... by John
 
Hicksville Modeling Agency Accused of Fraud
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - A Hicksville modeling agency has just been accused of massive fraud.  Clients were apparently charged more for their photos than the promised prices and promised imaginary jobs in routine contract violations.  James Muniz was president of both the Model Talent Development Center (the ... by John
 
Governor Appoints New NIFA Chair
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - Governor Andrew Cuomo just announced his appointment of Jon Kaiman as the new NIFA chair.  NIFA, the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, is the state board which oversees budgeting for Nassau county.  Kaiman is a democrat, and will be replacing Ronald Stack, who held the role ... by John
 
DEC Announces 2013-2014 Waterfowl Season Dates
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Provide Diverse Opportunities across the State New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced that information is now available about the upcoming waterfowl hunting seasons, including season dates and updated ... by John
 
William Floyd Hosts NY Cosmos for Soccer Clinic
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - MASTIC BEACH, NY, September 17, 2013  – The New York Cosmos professional soccer team of the North American Soccer League (NASL) recently held a “Back to School” soccer clinic at the William Floyd High School soccer fields for William Floyd students aged seven through 14. ... by John
 
First Annual Artist Spotlight at Mills Pond House Gallery featuring Barbara Bilotta
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - Smithtown Township Arts Council is pleased to present the  First Annual  “ Artist Spotlight ” featuring the work of a Long Island Artist. This year’s exhibition in the Mills Pond House Gallery will feature the work of Mount Sinai artist Barbara Bilotta. The exhibit ... by John
 
Online Trading Academy Expands to Long Island
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - A new branch of the Online Trading Academy has just opened up in Melville.  The Online Trading Academy is a professional educational institution which trains traders around the world.  The new Education Center is located at 145 Pinelawn Road, and allows students to receive hands-on ... by John
 
Gala 50 Celebration of the Huntington Arts Council's 50th Anniversary
Monday, September 16, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY-  Join the Huntington Arts Council in celebrating their 50 th  Anniversary by attending "Gala 50" on Saturday, October 5 th  at 7:00pm in the Founder's Room at the Paramount inHuntington village. "Gala 50" promises to be a memorable ... by John
 
Six William Floyd High School Students Named to NYSSMA All-State Conference
Monday, September 16, 2013 - MASTIC BEACH, NY, September 16, 2013  – Six William Floyd High School students have been recognized for musical excellence and named to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State music ensemble performance annual Winter Conference held in Rochester, NY, ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet Asks Animal Owners to Remember Their Deceased Pets during World Animal Remembrance Month
Monday, September 16, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc.  is reminding pet owners who have lost a beloved pet that September is World Animal Remembrance Month. The PALS Foundation, a California-based humane society and shelter, created World Animal ... by John
 
LIRR Launches New Ad Campaign for Train Track Safety
Monday, September 16, 2013 - How many times have you pulled up in front of a train track, noticed a train on its way, and thought to yourself, “I can make it if I hurry?”  It can be tempting to speed over the tracks to avoid waiting at the gate, but often drivers underestimate the speed of the oncoming train, ... by John
 
Veteran Radio DJ Jack Ellsworth Passes Away
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - Jack Ellsworth was one of the best known radio personalities on Long Island.  He spent more than half a century broadcasting over the local airwaves, and helped to keep big band music on the air long after its heyday.  “This music needs to be on the air,” he once ... by John
 
William Floyd Students Participate in 5K Run for Literacy
Friday, September 13, 2013 - SMITH POINT, NY,  September 13, 2013  – The 13th annual Empire National Bank Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy took place on Saturday, September 7, 2013 with nearly 400 runners participating. Proceeds of the race go to support the William Floyd High School (WFHS) ... by John
 
Two William Floyd NJROTC Cadets Attend American Legion Programs
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - MASTIC BEACH, NY,  September 12, 2013  – Two William Floyd High School NJROTC (Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) cadets, Bobby Vecchio and D’azia Enriquez, attended the American Legion  Boys State  and American Legion Auxiliary  Girls State ... by John
 
Oyster Bay Open for Harvesting Again
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - Oyster Bay has been closed to fisherman for harvesting since June 29 th , owing to contamination from bacteria which pose ongoing hazards to human health.  Now Oyster Bay is partially open for harvesting again.  Only one section of the bay is accessible to fishermen, and that section is ... by John
 
DEC Seeks Hunter Support to Keep Chronic Wasting Disease Out of New York
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminds hunters that Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) continues to pose a potential threat to New York's wild white-tailed deer herd, and hunters should take precautions to prevent the spread of the disease. Late last year, CWD was ... by John
 
St. Anne's Spirit Day - THIS SATURDAY 9/14
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - Garden City, NY – Since 2002, St. Anne’s has welcomed the fall season with a celebration of unity and faith called Spirit Day.  It’s a day filled with a wide variety of activities that keep everyone happy while bringing them closer together.   “The parish ... by John
 
The Last Hurrah - Shoot-Out Tuna Tournament in Montauk Sept 27-Oct 12
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - Ten thousand dollars in cash prizes is being offered at The “Last Hurrah” Tuna Tournament sponsored by Montauk Marine Basin and White Water Outfitters, on September 27 thru October 12. Only 50 boats can participate and registration is open now. “This is the last of the ... by John
 
Long Island Environmental Groups Band Together
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - Water pollution has been a major issue for Long Island this year, with contamination harming marine life and also cutting into business for local fishermen.  The DEC just announced that part of Oyster Bay is open again to shellfishing, but most of the bay is still closed.  Tuesday, ... by John
 
Farmingdale State College Opens Electric Carport
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - Today, Farmingdale State College showed off a brand new carport where electric cars can recharge their batteries.  The college was able to open the carport thanks to a donation which came from the Long Island Smart Energy Corridor sponsored by the US Department of Energy and other private ... by John
 
LIU Entrepreneurship Week Scheduled for Sept 16th-20th
Monday, September 9, 2013 - Long Island Universityhas just announced its very first Entrepreneurship Week, which will take place from September 16 th -20 th on campus.  During the week, attendees will have the chance to attend lectures from successful entrepreneurs.  Right now, LIU’s Entrepreneurship Week ... by John
 
Hampton Theatre Compant announces 29th Season
Monday, September 9, 2013 - The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will once again bring life to the "off" season in the Hamptons beginning in October. The company will present four plays between October and next June which the company describes as plays "chosen for the excellence of their writing, their thrilling ... by John
 
Long Island Representative Becomes First GOP Candidate for 2016
Sunday, September 8, 2013 - Representative Pete King of Long Island just became the first GOP member to announce that he will be running for President of the United States in 2016.  King made the announcement on a New Hampshire radio station while talking to radio host Granite Staters, saying that listeners could expect ... by John
 
Catholic Health Services of Long Island Sponsors Spiritual Care Companion Program
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - Farmingdale, NY- Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island, one of the region’s largest integrated healthcare systems, is sponsoring a training program for volunteers who are interested in becoming a CHS Spiritual Care Companion.  This free program will offer individuals the ... by John
 
Long Island Cares Opens New Site Online
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - Long Island Cares, Inc., one of the best known and longest operating charities on Long Island, had just launched a new, expanded website.  The augmented site opened its doors two days ago on September 3 rd , and includes over 70 pages of information on the charity and its many programs for ... by John
 
DEC Shuts Down Shellfishing in Eastern Suffolk
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - Fishermen who harvest shellfish in Eastern Suffolk will be inconvenienced for an indeterminate time period thanks to heavy rains which have been making conditions unsafe for fishing.  The runoff water resulting from the rains may make the shellfish unhealthy to consume by carrying pathogens ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Health Fair is Saturday, September 28th
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center will host its Annual Health Fair on Saturday, September 28 th . The medical center will offer free health screenings, including free seasonal flu and combined Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap) vaccines. St. Catherine’s ... by John
 
William Floyd Scholarships: Giving Inspires Giving
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - MASTIC BEACH, NY,  September 4, 2013   – On Monday, August 26, Century 21 Cor-Ace Realty and Ace Builders hosted the 17th annual William Floyd Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament to raise money for William Floyd student scholarships. In the first 16 years of hosting this ... by John
 
Fall Class Registration Now Open at the East End Arts School, Riverhead
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY ,  September 4, 2013 ) –– The East End Arts School is happy to announce their complete list of workshop and class offerings for the Fall 2013 semester. Artists, musicians, and actors of  all ages and levels  should not miss this ... by John
 
The Rotary Club of Patchogue Presents 44th Annual Fuoco Memorial Golf Feastival
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - (Center Moriches, New York) — On  Thursday, September 19 , The Rotary Club of Patchogue and the Fuoco family will sponsor the 44 th  Annual Fuoco Memorial Golf Feastival at Bellport Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit  Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck , which ... by John
 
William Floyd Board of Education President Receives NYSSBA Award
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - MASTIC BEACH, NY, September 3, 2013  – At the August 27, 2013 Board of Education meeting, William Floyd Superintendent Paul Casciano presented Robert Vecchio, President of the William Floyd Board of Education, with the New York State School Board Association (NYSSBA) Level I Board ... by John
 
Inc. Village Of Port Jefferson Press Conference Sept. 4th
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - Port Jefferson, NY - The Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson will hold a dedication ceremony for two Port Jefferson landmarks at Harborfront Park on  Wednesday, September 4th at 11:00 a.m.  The first dedication will proclaim the recent ... by John
 
Revenues Rise Despite Attendance Drop at LI Parks
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - According to WCBS 880, attendance dropped this summer at Long Island’s parks and beaches.  This was not exactly unexpected following the hard winter.  Not only did Hurricane Sandy cause damage to Long Island’s infrastructure, but this summer the weather was not overly ... by John
 
Five United States Soldiers to be Reunited with Eight Dogs They Cared for in Afghanistan at Save-A-Pet
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - Five United States Soldiers to be Reunited with Eight Dogs They Cared for in Afghanistan at Save-A-Pet Who:                            Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue ... by John
 
Belmont Racetrack Cashier Charged in Scam
Monday, September 2, 2013 - A cashier working at the Belmont Park Racetrack has just been charged in a scam.  Karen Pommells, 30, supposedly accepted thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit bills as part of the con.  She then passed receipts to the two associates who had paid him the counterfeit bills, so that ... by John
 
Reptile Amnesty Day Scheduled for September 7
Sunday, September 1, 2013 - Earlier this year, several alligators were found wandering Long Island without their owners.  In response to these events, the Suffolk County SPCA held an Amnesty Day in April.  Three illegally owned alligators were turned in by their owners.  It is illegal to keep alligators as ... by John
 
William Floyd School District Hosts New Teacher Institute, Community Bus Tour
Friday, August 30, 2013 - MASTIC BEACH, NY, August 30, 2013  – The William Floyd School District recently held its New Teacher Institute, a three-day workshop for the district’s non-tenured teachers who are entering their first, second, third or fourth year at William Floyd. The three-day event was ... by John
 
Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck's Fall Respite Schedule Announced
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - (Center Moriches, NY) —  Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck  announced that it is once again offering its fall weekend respite program, transforming the 60-plus-year-old camp into a year-round destination for children and young adults with disabilities. Children and young adults up to the age of ... by John
 
Dunkin' Donuts REBUILDD Campaign To Benefit Long Island Cares
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - Dunkin’ Donuts has just announced they will be launching a new line of t-shirts designed to benefit charity in the continuing efforts to rebuild Long Island after Hurricane Sandy.  Autumn and winter are coming up around the corner yet again, but a lot of damage still remains from last ... by John
 
United States Army Veteran to Receive Service Dog from Save-A-Pet and Guardians of Rescue
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - United States Army Veteran to Receive Service Dog from Save-A-Pet and Guardians of Rescue   Who:                           Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption ... by John
 
Connecting Well-being With The Latest Technology Trend
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - Long Island, NY  – The latest trend in health and fitness has come to the  YMCA of Long Island ! Research has shown that using technology to track exercise will help individuals reach their goals, and improve overall health and fitness.  With an emphasis on healthy ... by John
 
Call for Artists & Craftspeople: EEA's Holiday Gift Boutique - Deadline: Oct. 24
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , August 28, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce a call for artist participation in the upcoming Holiday Gift Boutique:  the Gallery seeks unique, one-of-a-kind artists’ works and wares  for this holiday sales event.  ... by John
 
Long Island Cruizin' For a Cure Car Show Returns September 8th
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - The annual Long Island Cruizin’ For a Cure Car Show, which provides free screening for prostate cancer, will be returning on Sunday, September 8 th .  It is the only show on the East Coast to provide free screening and promote awareness of prostate cancer.  Each year, the car show ... by John
 
Stolen Bucket Truck Causes LI Power Outage
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - Residents in Elmont who are wondering why the power has gone out may be surprised to learn the outage is the direct consequence of a truck theft.  Transit worker Joel Grasmann, 53, an Elmont resident, stole a bucket truck and welding equipment from an MTA yard in Queens, and then proceeded to ... by John
 
NEW YORK METS HOST 2ND ANNUAL 'HOOVES ON FIRST' HORSE EVENT
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - LOCUST VALLEY, N.Y., ( August 27, 2013 )  – Seraphim12 Foundation is once again teaming up with the New York Mets to host the second annual “Hooves on First” Day on  Sunday September 15  at Citi Field, when the Mets take on the Miami Marlins at  1:10PM ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Hosts Its 10th Annual Old Bethpage Walk for Alzheimer's & Mexican Fiesta
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - On  Saturday, September 7 ,  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  will host its 10th Annual Old Bethpage Walk for Alzheimer’s & Mexican Fiesta, which take place at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, located at 1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY. This is a ... by John
 
Calling All Student String Players - Apply by Sept. 13 for Special Ensemble Opportunity
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  August 27, 2013) – East End Arts is  now accepting student applications  for the 2013 Music Masters Fellowship Program, a nine-week, tuition-free, intensive string ensemble workshop opportunity which will be conducted and mentored by  ... by John
 
Christopher Fischer Cashmere Hosts DL1961 Premium Denim Fall Trunk Show at Christopher Fischer East Hampton
Monday, August 26, 2013 - In light of fall approaching, Christopher Fischer Cashmere has partnered with DL1961 Premium Denim in hosting a trunk show and evening cocktail hour at Christopher Fischer’s East Hampton boutique from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2013, with cocktails being served from 4 p.m. to 8 ... by John
 
Red Cross Awards $1 Million Grant to United Way of Long Island for Superstorm Sandy Recovery Program
Monday, August 26, 2013 - LONG ISLAND, N.Y., August 22, 2013  — The American Red Cross has awarded a $1 million grant to United Way of Long Island to support long-term recovery services for people affected by Superstorm Sandy.   United Way of Long Island will use the grant to provide financial ... by John
 
EEA's 2nd Annual Arts Mean Business Seminar & Networking Party: Sept. 12
Monday, August 26, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , August 26, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce their second annual arts and business forum titled  Arts Mean Business  to be held at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead onThursday, September 12, from 3 PM to 7 PM.  East End Arts invites b ... by John
 
Secretary of State, Perales, Joins Port Jefferson Village in Park Dedication Ceremony
Monday, August 26, 2013 - Port Jefferson, NY – The Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson  will hold   a dedication ceremony for two Port Jefferson landmarks at Harborfront Park on Wednesday, September 4 th  at 11:00 a.m.  The first dedication will proclaim the recent renaming of Harborfront ... by John
 
East Hampton Artists Writers Annual Softball Game
Monday, August 26, 2013 - For immediate release-The East Hampton Artists & Writers Softball Game is distributing $120,000 to their charities this week-just one week after the 65 the East End that provide vital human services. Leif Hope, long time organizer of the game, is extremely proud of the mix of charities which ... by John
 
New Art Exhibit at Riverhead Town Hall Gallery: Land & Sea by George Camalich
Monday, August 26, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , August 26, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce a new art exhibit at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery featuring  Riverhead artist George Camalich, exhibiting paintings of “Land & Sea”.  The exhibit will open on Wednesday, ... by John
 
Red Cross Responds to Uniondale Fire
Monday, August 26, 2013 - MINEOLA, NY, August 26, 2013 —Late yesterday evening, American Red Cross volunteers responded to a home fire on Maple Ave. in Uniondale that displaced two families. The Red Cross provided both households, 9 adults and 3 children, with emergency housing and funds for food and clothing. ... by John
 
Long Island's Buffalo Wing Festival
Monday, August 26, 2013 - Yesterday marked the inaugural Long Island Buffalo Wing Festival at Bay Shore.  Even though the festival is brand new, it was a huge success.  Sixteen local restaurants showcased their wings, serving up a wide variety of recipes.  Honey BBQ, Thai peanut, and even strawberry ... by John
 
Harvest East End 2013 Celebrates 40 Years of Winemaking
Sunday, August 25, 2013 - The North Fork of Long Island is famous around the globe for producing some of the region’s best wine.  To celebrate 40 years as a leading wine region around the world, Wine Enthusiast Magazine hosted a special commemorative anniversary event called Harvest East End 2013.  The ... by John
 
Long Island Expressway Service Roads Closing Temporarily
Friday, August 23, 2013 - A number of service roads along the Long Island Expressway will be closed overnight for the next four weeks so that signs along the service roads can be replaced.  The roads will be inaccessible to traffic from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., and are located in both Nassau and Suffolk.  The New York ... by John
 
Toxicity Threatens Fish Off Long Island Coast
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - According to scientists, a toxic tide off the east end of Long Island poses a threat to fish and shellfish.  The tide is visible off the coast to residents as reddish-brown water.  The color of the water is indicative of the rust which is part of the contamination.  Experts say that ... by John
 
Walmart Hosts Contest for LI Entrepreneurs
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - More than 30 entrepreneurs on Long Island who have been looking for a chance to get in the spotlight are competing for a chance to land their video products on Walmart’s shelves.  Walmart is offering 20 spots for runners-up and 5 for winners.  The runners-up will all have a chance ... by John
 
Free Tobacco Cessation Classes Coming to Shirley
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - Residents in or near Shirley who are trying to kick the habit of tobacco will want to mark some dates in their calendars.  Legislator Kate Browning announced yesterday that free smoking cessation classes will be held at Mastic Moriches-Shirley Library at 301 William Floyd Parkway starting ... by John
 
Award-winning Artist & WWII Veteran Dan Brown Presents "Around the World in 90 Years" A Retrospective Art Exhibit
Monday, August 19, 2013 - HUNTINGTON , NY-  You're invited to join award-winning artist and World War II veteran Dan Brown at the opening reception of his solo exhibit "Around the World in 90 Years" on Friday, September 6, 2013 from6-8pm at the Huntington Arts Council's Main Street Petite ... by John
 
LIRR Resumes Regular Schedule Following Delays
Monday, August 19, 2013 - Today has been a tough day for commuters on Long Island.  When a train went down in one of the tunnels of East River, 15 other trains were cancelled outright.  Other trains were delayed for as long as an hour.  The stranded train went down around 7:30 a.m.  It was an hour ... by John
 
T.J. Maxx Assistant Manager in Long Island Arrested for Grand Larceny
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - Cornell Poyser, 40, the assistant manager for a T.J. Maxx retail chain store in Oceanside, was caught by police driving away from the store with a van full of stolen designer goods.  Poyser worked for five years at the T.J. Maxx store, but also operated a boutique in East Flatbush ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Hosts Its 2nd Annual Riverhead Walk for Alzheimer's & Clambake
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - On  August 24 ,  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  will host its  2 nd  Annual Riverhead Walk for Alzheimer’s & Clambake , which will be held in beautiful downtown Riverhead. Continental breakfast and registration will start at  9 a.m. , ... by John
 
Theresa and Edward O'Toole Foundation Supports Pediatric Ventilator Project at Our Lady of Consolation
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - West Islip, NY 11795 – Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center, a member of Catholic Health Services (CHS), is pleased to announce that they have received a grant for $300,000 to help support the funding of the Children’s Care Pavilion for ventilator dependent ... by John
 
Plainview Hospital Maternity Ward to Convert to Surgical Center
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - The North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System has announced they will be shutting down the maternity ward at Plainview Hospital on November 1 st .  They have plans to convert the maternity ward into a surgical center.  According to a spokesperson from Plainview Hospital, the move came ... by John
 
Local Northport Youth Wins Top Scholarship, Shared Stage with Pres. Obama
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - ORLANDO, Fla. — Max Freeman, a 17-year-old honor student from Northport, N.Y., received DAV’s(Disabled American Veterans) top Jesse Brown Memorial Youth Scholarship, at the organization’s National Convention, Aug. 10-13, at the Hilton Orlando Hotel. Freeman accepted the $20,000 ... by John
 
Invitation to Huntington Arts Council's SPARKBOOM "Off the Walls" History-Making Live Street Art & Music Event
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY- On Saturday, August 24 th  Huntington will join the ranks of the world's great art cities with the addition of three street art murals painted live on the back and side of the Huntington Arts Council's headquarters as part of the council's SPARKBOOM "Off the Walls" ... by John
 
Target Donates to Long Island Children Through Long Island Cares
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - Target Corporation has just showed its support for children in need on Long Island by donating $4,000 to Long Island Cares, Inc.  Long Island Cares has been providing food to LI families since 1980.  The retail giant's donation goes to funding their Pack It Up for Kids weekend food ... by John
 
More Than 100 Bikers Take Part in Save-A-Pet's Eighth Annual Ruff Riders Rally
Monday, August 12, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) — More than 100 motorcycle riders and animal lovers participated in Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center's Eighth Annual Ruff Riders Rally on August 10. The event raised money for the care of rescued animals. The motorcycle rally started at Petco in ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces “Speed Week”
Monday, August 12, 2013 - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that this week will be “Speed Week” throughout New York.  No, that doesn’t mean that this week commuters get a license to speed; it means that the New York State Police are going to be cracking down on offenders and implementing new ... by John
 
Hempstead Uniondale Times and the Power Networking Business series will be hosting the 3rd Annual Networking in the Hub event
Sunday, August 11, 2013 - Hempstead, New York – On  September 21, 2013  Hempstead Uniondale Times and the Power Networking Business series will be hosting the 3 rd  Annual Networking in the Hub event at the African American Museum in Hempstead. The Networking in the Hub event will begin ... by John
 
National Guard Job Fair Announced for August 14th
Sunday, August 11, 2013 - Governor Andrew Cuomo has just announced that the New York National Guard will be hosting a job fair for Guard and Reserve members and veterans.  The event, called “Hire Our Heroes,” will be held on Wednesday, August 14 th at the Farmingdale Armed Forces Reserve Center in ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Invites Tourism with “Path Through History”
Friday, August 9, 2013 - Summer is tourism season in Long Island, and one of the most important times of year for the local economy.  Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday announced his “Path Through History” program.  The program encourages visitors and locals to explore important historical sites ... by John
 
Proposed Belmont Park Soccer Stadium Could Bring in $200 Million a Year
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - The New York Cosmos were a professional soccer team until they stopped competing in 1985.  After several unsuccessful attempts to bring the Cosmos back to life, the team has finally been recreated and will be playing professionally in the North American Soccer League this year.  This ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet Kicks Off 8th Annual Ruff Riders Rally
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - Save-A-Pet Kicks Off 8 th  Annual Ruff Riders Rally             Who:    Save-a-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center ... by John
 
L.I.'s Harmony Vineyards Continues Free Classic Jazz Albums Live Concert Series Sunday, August 25
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - Stony Brook, NY, August 7, 2013 – In a fitting tribute to its name, Long Island’s  Harmony Vineyards  is continuing to present  “The Ray Anderson Classic Jazz Albums Live Concert Series,”  where the internationally-renowned trombone virtuoso and an ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Hosts Its 2nd Annual Berts Tennis Fundraiser
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - Take out Alzheimer’s Disease with that “Winner Shot.” On Friday, August 16 th ,  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  will host its  2 nd  Annual Berts Tennis Fundraiser , which will be held at SPORTIME on 175 Merrick Rd. in Lynbrook from  7 ... by John
 
Community Housing Innovations Receives Over $900,000 in HUD Funding for Renewal of Its Supportive Housing Programs
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - Community Housing Innovations, Inc. (CHI) has announced that the organization has received $909,342 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the renewal of its highly successful Supportive Housing Programs (SHP) in 2013. These funds help provide ... by John
 
Long Island Game Farm Extends Reduced Admission Offer to Manorville Residents throughout the End of August
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - (Manorville, NY) — As a result of seeing the success and popularity of its offer,  Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo  has announced that its offer to admit Manorville residents at a reduced price will be extended until the end of August. Every  ... by John
 
Jewish Lecture at Viana Hotel, August 27
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - Rosh Hashana; who’s keeping score? As the Jewish New Year approaches, Chabad Jewish Learning Center of Oyster Bay and Jericho will be hosting a lecture at the Viana Hotel with Rabbi Mendy Brownstein. Rabbi Brownstein will explore the theme of Rosh Hashana as a day of remembrance ... by John
 
National Kidney Foundation Offers Free Screenings at Bethany SDA Church - Sat Aug 24
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - Westbury, NY -- The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) will conduct free health screenings for people at increased risk for kidney disease on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Bethany Seventh-day Adventist Church, 962 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590 from 10am to 2:30pm. The NKF’s Kidney ... by John
 
Freeport, NY WALK TO STOP DIABETES
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - For Immediate Release: Freeport Medical Supply, Inc., Xtracare Pharmacy  along with American Diabetes Associates presents its Annual Community Walk and Health Fair “Get Fit and Be Healthy”  Freeport, NY ( August 11, 2013 ) -will be host to Community WalkSM and ... by John
 
Riverhead Railroad Festival
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - Riverhead, New York, August 6, 2013. The Board of Trustees of the Railroad Museum of Long Island (RMLI) is pleased to announce our thirteenth annual Riverhead Railroad Festival. It will be held on the Museum grounds at 416 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY across from Riverhead’s LIRR ... by John
 
Long Island's Bison Farm
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - To many East Coast residents, bison are a symbol of the American West—and the past.  There were once 60 million bison on the North American plains, but once Europeans moved into the area, they hunted the majestic animals almost to the point of extinction.  There are more than 650 ... by John
 
Atria Senior Living Sponsors Walk For Alzheimer's Breakfast Pavilion
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - Bay Shore, NY —  For the sixth consecutive year, staff from Atria Senior Living will play host to more than 1,500 walkers who will participate in the 10th Annual WALK For Alzheimer’s that takes place on  Saturday, September 7th, 2013  at Old Bethpage Village ... by John
 
Long Island Volunteers Work to Replant Vegetation After Sandy
Monday, August 5, 2013 - Following Hurricane Sandy, a lot of native plants were killed, and a great deal of soil became infertile after the saltwater rushed in.  Now, a group of volunteers called the Long Island Native Plant Initiative is working hard to replant Long Island with the vegetation that used to thrive ... by John
 
Long Island Receives Federal Grant for Homeless
Sunday, August 4, 2013 - Long Island agencies have just been awarded $10.6 million in federal grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  These grants include around $350,00 for brand new programs.  The rest will be put toward existing programs that provide housing and services to the ... by John
 
Long Island Faces Tomato Blight
Thursday, August 1, 2013 - For the fifth year in a row, Long Island farmers are facing a tomato blight.  The evidence of this year’s blight was discovered at an agriculture lab operated by Cornell University in Riverhead.  Researchers discovered mold spores on a sample of tomatoes provided by an East End ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Appoints New Deputy Secretary for Public Safety
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - Governor Andrew Cuomo has just announced the appointment of a new Deputy Secretary of Public Safety.  Thomas P. Abt will be stepping into the position, having previously served as Chief of Staff to the Office of Justice programs (OJP) at the U.S. Department of Justice.  Abt was closely ... by John
 
Rock and Roll University Rocks Citi Field September 10
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - Flushing/Hauppauge, NY ( July 31, 2013 ) on  Tuesday September 10th 2013 , for the first time ever, a rock and roll school will perform on the field before a major league baseball game. At  6:30pm on September 10th 2013 , there will be a 4 song medley on stage behind first base, ... by John
 
Join Save-A-Pet at the Eighth Annual Ruff Riders Rally
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Get your motor running! Join  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center  for the Eighth Annual Ruff Riders Rally on  Saturday, August 10 . The tour will begin at Petco in Rocky Point and travel through the scenic north shore, ending at 89 ... by John
 
Long Island Tournament Turns to Catch and Release
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - Montauk has long been host to a shark catching tournament, but in the past, those tournaments ended with a lot of dead sharks.  This year, for the first time ever, fishermen agreed to a catch-and-release policy, and none of the sharks caught in the tournament were killed.  Shark fishing ... by John
 
Good Shepherd Hospice Honors Two Employees for Living the Mission
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - Melville , NY – Two Good Shepherd Hospice employees, Valrie Brown-Prince, Home Health Aide and Dr. Linda Carmosino, were recently presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and ... by John
 
HEMPSTEAD REBIRTH Set to Present “Making the Connection” Meet and Greet Networking Event Monday
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - Hempstead, NY (July 29, 2013) – Hempstead Rebirth CDC, the non-profit, faith based organization created to improve the overall quality of life of low to moderate income individuals, families and businesses, continues to empower individuals, families and business owners with its upcoming ... by John
 
New York Post Exposes EMT Scam
Monday, July 29, 2013 - The New York Post recently exposed a fraudulent EMT in Nassau County. Bernard Shore, who provided critical care services, offered a reporter working undercover for the Post $400 as a bribe to take his state certification exam for him.  Shore is 64 years old and is a member of the ... by John
 
EEA Art Show Reception at Jamesport Vineyards: Fri, Aug 16
Monday, July 29, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , July 29, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce a special reception for a satellite art show at Jamesport Vineyards to be held on  Friday, August 16 from 5:30 to 7 PM in conjunction with their second annual national juried art competition ... by John
 
West Babylon Soccer Club Announces Two Day tournament
Monday, July 29, 2013 - West Babylon, NY - West Babylon Soccer Club President, Steve Kamalic, is inviting all local soccer clubs to participate in a special soccer tournament scheduled for Saturday, August 24 th , 2013 and Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Van Bourgondien Park. This special tournament is ... by John
 
Shelter Island “Dark Skies” Law Passes
Sunday, July 28, 2013 - A controversial proposition in the town of Shelte rIsland on Long Island has just passed into law.  The “Dark Skies” law limits outdoor illumination between the hours of sundown and sunup.  Outdoor lighting will still be permitted, but porch and landscape lights must be ... by John
 
Poisonous Algae Found in Two New LI Locations
Friday, July 26, 2013 - Last year, a dog’s death on Long Island was blamed on a type of poisonous algae.  According to Newsday, the poisonous blue-green algae has been discovered in two new locations in Mill Pond and Lake Agawam.  The algae is poisonous not only to animals, but to humans as well.  ... by John
 
Long Island Middle School Teacher Fired After Appearing on Reality Show
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - Stefan Serie, a health teacher at Merrick Avenue Middle School, was coerced into resigning from his job after appearing on the Bravo reality show Princesses: Long Island.  Serie’s only crime was to show off his sculpted abs in the background of the show while the main characters drink ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet Holds Official Send-Off For Lucky
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc . held an official send-off on July 23 for Lucky, the dog who had been on “death row” for killing a cat.  Lucky’s life was spared after a court ruling that he leave the state. ... by John
 
Seeking High School String Musicians: Apply Now - EEA Full Scholarship, Intensive String Orchestra Workshop this Fall
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  July 24, 2013) – East End Arts is  now accepting student applications  for the 2013 Music Masters Fellowship Program, an intensive nine-week string orchestra workshop opportunity which will be conducted and mentored by  professional cellist and ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation's Resident Celebrates 90th Birthday
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - West Islip, NY 11795 – On June 21, 2013, Al Trost, a long time resident of Our Lady of Consolation celebrated his 90 th birthday.  Al was joined in this celebration by family, staff and friends he made over the years.  Al keeps very busy and active by playing cards, doing ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center Visit Yankee Stadium
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - Smithtown, NY 11787 – On July 11, 2013, the residents of St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center enjoyed a fun filled day at Yankee Stadium.  The New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals while the residents enjoyed the sites, sounds and the great ... by John
 
James Bond's Submarine Car Surfaces on Long Island
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - Back in 1989, a Long Island contractor spent $100 to purchase the contents of a storage container, without knowing what was in it.  Inside the storage container, he discovered a wheel-less sports car with a dented roof.  He had no idea that the Lotus Esprit was the submarine car James ... by John
 
2013 ELIH GALA—North Fork Bounty
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - Gala Features Fabulous Dishes from the North Fork’s Favorite Restaurants and Kitchens Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 10 th .   Put the “2013 North Fork Bounty Gala” to benefit the Emergency Department at Eastern Long Island Hospital on your list of ... by John
 
Combatting LGBT Prejudice & Violence
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - Bellmore NY – In light of the reported anti-gay attack on two individuals in Babylon on July 22 nd , Pride for Youth (PFY) announces that its commitment to stemming the tide of violence through its education, support and counseling services is unwavering. “An atmosphere of ... by John
 
LIRR to Launch New Service
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is adding a new “scoot” train service.  The “scoot” trains will offer faster and more regular rides between Brooklyn, Jamaica, Oyster Bay, Mineola, Ronkonkoma and Riverhead, and will launch with East Side Access in 2019.  The idea ... by John
 
Camp H.O.P.E. Reaches Many Bereaved Children in 2013
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - Centerport , NY — “Most Kids Leave Camp with a T-Shirt.  Ours leave with a new outlook on life.”   Good Shepherd Hospice and the Robert L. Sweeney Foundation presented Bob Sweeney’sCampH.O.P.E., a free two day children’s bereavement camp held ... by John
 
Carl Fischer Returns To Freeport For Sandy Remembrance Concert At Hudson On The Mile
Monday, July 22, 2013 - Freeport, NY ( July 22, 2013 ) – It was announced today that the Freeport, Long Island, NY born musician Carl Fischer, whose horn playing can be heard on a who’s who of pop music concert tours including Billy Joel, Elton John, and currently with Diana Ross, will be performing a ... by John
 
LIRR Makes Scheduling Adjustments
Monday, July 22, 2013 - Beginning today, five rush-hour trains on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will be cancelled for the coming four weeks.  The reason is that summer crews working on the East Side Access Project in Sunnyside, Queens, require access to the tracks in order to lay down concrete slabs for a new ... by John
 
St. Catherine Shares a Healthy Harvest with the Community
Monday, July 22, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — St. Catherine of Siena of Siena Medical Center is dedicated to educating the public about health eating options throughout the year. On Saturday, July 20, St. Catherine of Siena partnered with Island Harvest and hosted a Summer Healthy Food Fair to educate the ... by John
 
Lucky Finally Gets A Home
Friday, July 19, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc . announced today that Lucky the dog – who had been on “death row” for killing a cat – will be leaving the shelter and the state on July 23 rd  to live at a sanctuary in ... by John
 
Wyandanch Rising Groundbreaking Ceremony Held Tuesday
Friday, July 19, 2013 - On Tuesday, a crowd of hundreds of Long Islanders gathered in Babylon for the groundbreaking ceremony for Wyandanch Rising.  Wyandanch Rising is a community revitalization project.  Project designers envision a transformation of the run-down, economically broken area of downtown Babylon ... by John
 
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Hosts Family-Friendly Two-Day Country Music Festival at Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, July 27-28
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - JERICHO, NY  - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE-NC) is pleased to announce the much-anticipated Country Fest Long Island 2013 will be held at the Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located at 3186 Sound Avenue in Riverhead, New York,  on Saturday  and  ... by John
 
2013 Bridge Journal Arrives
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - The Bridgehampton Museum has released its annual issue of  The Bridge  journal which is chock-full of articles and activities relating to the broader Bridgehampton community. This year’s award-winning publication features a thorough account of the area’s golf courses which ... by John
 
EEA's 2nd Annual National Juried Art Show - Opens Fri, Aug. 9
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , July 18, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the opening reception for their second annual national juried art competition and show, this year themed  H 2 O , which will open with a reception on Friday, August 9 from 5 to 7 ... by John
 
5 Music Students Win Bethpage Grant
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - The third annual charitable grant to top Long Island music students has been awarded by Bethpage Federal Credit Union , a local business which participates in many different community projects.  The five winners will have the chance to study and refine their art at the Usdan Center for the ... by John
 
Birthday Brawl at Commack Chuck E. Cheese's
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - Chuck E. Cheese’s is a favorite spot for birthday parties for many children on Long Island.  At a Commack location during just such a birthday party, a bystander caught a video which is circulating the internet of a full-on brawl between two women, apparently over a stolen ... by John
 
Long Island Selects Winner In Second Phase of Century of Giving Philanthropic Celebration
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - (July 17 – Islandia) The votes are in, and Long Islanders have declared the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center of New York to be the winner of the 2013  Century of Giving  philanthropic contest. “We are pleased to announce that Alzheimer’s Disease Resource ... by John
 
Local Organizations Invited to Provide BBQ Lunches and Dinners for Special-Needs Children at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - (Center Moriches New York) —  Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck  has announced that a list of open dates for local organizations to come to the camp and host and/or sponsor barbeque lunches and dinners for the campers during the summer. Available dates are as follows:   Lunches: ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Offers Healthy Options at LI Green Market in Kings Park
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — On Saturday, July 13, 2013, St. Catherine joined the many local farmers at LI Green Market in Kings Park. St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center’s Community Outreach Program provided free blood pressure screenings, education and information. The medical center ... by John
 
Long Island Gets Healthy At The Mind Body Spirit Expo - July 24, 2013
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - FARMINGDALE, N.Y. –  July 17, 2013  -  On  July 24, 2013 ,  The Mind Body Spirit Stress Management & Health Expo LI  hosted by  GEM Magazine LI  is set to kick off at Carlyle on the Green ,  located at 99 Quaker Meeting House Road at ... by John
 
Join Save-A-Pet at the Eighth Annual Ruff Riders Rally!
Monday, July 15, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Get your motor running! Join  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center  for the Eighth Annual Ruff Riders Rally on  Saturday, August 10 . The tour will begin at Petco in Rocky Point and travel through the scenic north shore, ending at 89 ... by John
 
Island Federal Credit Union Celebrates Its Grand Opening With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Monday, July 15, 2013 - The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new member, Island Federal Credit Union to Riverhead.  Island Federal Credit will celebrate its Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony set for July 24, 2013 at 1071 Old Country Road in Riverhead.  Festivities begin at 12:30 ... by John
 
Bill and Hilary Clinton Will Host LI Fundraiser
Monday, July 15, 2013 - Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton will be hosting a fundraiser event in the Hamptons next month to raise money for their foundation.  Donors will pay $5,000 to attend and enjoy dinner with the Clintons.  The event will take place on August 23 rd ... by John
 
Walmart Neighborhood Market Brings More Jobs and Grocery Options to Levittown
Monday, July 15, 2013 - LEVITTOWN, N.Y., July 12, 2013  – Walmart opened the first Walmart Neighborhood Market in New York State today at 8 a.m., following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new store, approximately one-third the size of a Walmart Supercenter, is located at 3335 Hempstead Turnpike in Mews ... by John
 
Jake Salzman Wins Stanley and Susan Novak Scholarship
Monday, July 15, 2013 - (Manorville, NY) — Jake Salzman, a graduate of Sanford H. Calhoun High School, has won the Long Island Game Farm scholarship of $1,000 to ease his financial responsibility in his college career.  Each year, this award is granted to a graduating senior from Long Island who plans to ... by John
 
Parish Tent Party on the Great Lawn Returns for Labor Day Weekend
Monday, July 15, 2013 - Father Mike Vetrano,  Pastor of the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary is bringing back an old tradition - the Annual End of Summer Tent Party on the Parish's Great Lawn on Hill Street. The evening cocktail party is titled " A Celebration of Life" in remembrance of ... by John
 
Only 11 of the Highest Paid Executives on LI are Women
Friday, July 12, 2013 - A new survey on Long Island executives has just been completed for Newsday by S&P Capital IQ, a line of McGraw-Hill which researches analytics.  The group compiled a list of the 249 most highly paid executives on Long Island in 2012.  The most striking demographic information gleaned ... by John
 
Aggressive Boxwood Blight Disease Confirmed Recently on Long Island by Nassau County's Cornell Cooperative Extension Diagnostics Team at East Meadow Farm
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - EAST MEADOW, NY  – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE-NC) reports the recent confirmed discovery of the presence of  Calonectria pseudonaviculata , in Garden City, New York. The fungus causes what is more commonly known as “boxwood blight disease.” ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Remembers 35 Year Volunteer, Johanna de Leyer
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, the auxilians and volunteers of St. Catherine of Siena, along with the Smithtown Book Club, paid special tribute to long-time volunteer and St. James resident, Johanna de Leyer. Johanna’s bond with the medical center started after ... by John
 
Peppi Marchello Dies After Open-Heart Surgery
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Peppi Marchello, singer of the Long Island based rock band Good Rats, passed away from a heart attack yesterday evening around 9:00 pm.  Marchello was 68 years old, but he had been plagued with recent health issues.  Only weeks before, he had open-heart surgery, but he seemed to be ... by John
 
Long Island's Harmony Vineyards Presents Yoga, Wine, and a Sunset on the Harbor
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - Stony Brook, N.Y.,  July 10, 2013   –  Harmony Vineyards,  Long Island’s first waterfront winery, is proud to offer a relaxing start to the weekend with yoga and wine on the harbor at  6:30pm  every other  Thursday , beginning July 11 th . ... by John
 
Big News For Long Island-ymca Welcomed Home Local Hero Who Traveled Cross Countyr In A Wheelchair
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - Glen Cove, NY   On July 9, Gabriel Cordell marked the end of his heroic cross-country journey in a wheelchair at the YMCA at Glen Cove.  Cordell, a native Long Islander, was the victim of a car accident 20 years ago that left him a paraplegic. Over the last 99 days, Gabriel ... by John
 
MARLENE ROSE – Arrives For ArtHamptons
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - O pening  P review –  T hursday,  J ULY  11 TH  5:30 pm -  9:00 pm Thursday, July 11 th , 5:30pm – 9:00pm ArtHamptons will open it’s doors to throngs of art enthusiasts around the ... by John
 
Shark's Eye Tournament in Montauk
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - From Monster Shark Fishing to Saving Them, Montauk Sports Fishing and Conservation Revealed in Catching-Tagging, Film, Music, Exhibits, Special Guests Before Peter Benchley, author of “Jaws,” died in 2006, he said, "Knowing what I know now, I could never write that book today. ... by John
 
Hunt for Wild Mushrooms, Berries, and Greens in Belmont Lake State Park
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - At  11:30 AM, Saturday, July 27 , naturalist/author "Wildman" Steve Brill, America's go-to guy for foraging, will lead one of his world-famous foraging tours of ... by John
 
Long Island Residents Combat Natural Gas Port
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - On Tuesday night, Long Island residents debated whether or not a company called Liberty Natural should build a natural gas port 17 miles off the Jones Beach coast called “Port Ambrose.”  According to Liberty Natural, the new natural gas port would lower energy prices and bring ... by John
 
Long Island Game Farm Offers Senior Days
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - (Manorville, NY) — Every  Wednesday , senior citizens over the age of 62 will receive free admission to the  Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo  when accompanied by another person. That person will pay full price while the senior will be admitted ... by John
 
Susan Lucci to help Maureen's Haven
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - Riverhead, NY – July 1, 2013 – Maureen’s Haven, the East End human services organization that provides shelter and support to homeless adults on Long Island’s North and South Forks, has announced that renowned television actress Susan Lucci and her son, golfer and reality ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation's Resident Celebrates 90th Birthday
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - West Islip, NY 11795 – On January 21, 2013, Al Trost, a long time resident of Our Lady of Consolation celebrated his 90 th birthday.  Al was joined in this celebration by family, staff and friends he made over the years.  Al keeps very busy and active by playing cards, doing ... by John
 
Furman film series offers new yorkers first look at festival worthy buzz titles
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - Great Neck, NY ( July 10, 2013 ) -  The Furman Film Series, which is presented by the Great Neck Arts Center as part of the Gold Coast International Film Festival, offers a unique opportunity to get a first look at a top selection of advance sneak previews and hot-off-the-festival-circuit ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Appoints New Peri-Operative Director
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Kathleen McDonald, RN, has been appointed Director of Perioperative Services for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Previously, she was Corporate Director of Clinical Resources at Catholic Health Services. In her new role as director, Ms. McDonald will provide ... by John
 
Sayville Bank Robber Still at Large
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - Yesterday, a Capital One Bank in the town of Sayville was robbed by a man who entered at 3:40 pm and demanded cash.  The robber entered the 160 Main Street bank and handed a note to the teller which stipulated the demand for money.  According to police in Suffolk County, the man is ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center and Island Harvest will Host a FREE Summer Healthy Food Fair
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - Smithtown, New York —It is summer time and eating healthy food is crucial to having enough energy to withstand the heat. St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center and Island Harvest has joined forces to help educate the community about healthy food choices for the summer. On Saturday, July ... by John
 
Bsbw library press release 7/9/13
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - The August Inside Showcases will feature photographs of the annual Street Garden Competition winners chosen by the Bay Shore Beautification Society.  The Outside showcase will feature works created by members of the Long Island Professional Sculptors and Supporters (LIPSS).  The Gallery ... by John
 
LB Waterfront Warriors Fundraiser 5th Anual Fundraiser at the Inn, Saturday, July 13;Proceeds bring WoundedSoldiers and Their Families to Long Beach
Monday, July 8, 2013 - July 8, 2013 – The Long Beach Waterfront Warriors (LBWW) committee has announced that the Inn at 943 West Beech Street in Long Beach, will hold their fifth annual fundraiser on Saturday, July 13 with proceeds providing a trip to Long Beach for wounded soldiers and their ... by John
 
Manorville Residents Receive Reduced Admission Every Tuesday during the Month of July
Monday, July 8, 2013 - (Manorville, NY) — Every  Tuesday  during the month of July, residents of Manorville will pay only $7.50 (plus tax) for admission to the  Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo  with proof of residence. Those who live in the same hamlet as the ... by John
 
DEC Announces Possible Changes to Fishing Regulations
Monday, July 8, 2013 - Sportsmen and businessmen will want to pay attention to what the New York State Department of Environment Conservation (DEC) is up to.  The DEC is proposing changes to the current freshwater fishing regulations which govern the activities of fishermen off the coast of Long Island.  The ... by John
 
United States Soldier Reunited With Four-Legged Battle Buddy He Cared For In Afghanistan at Save-A-Pet on Fourth of July
Saturday, July 6, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) — United States Soldier Kevin Brady traveled from Fort Bragg Army Base to Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. on July 4 th  for an emotional reunion with Bailey, a stray dog that became his battle buddy while stationed in Afghanistan.  ... by John
 
Geoff Gehman: The Kingdom of the Kid Book Talk & Signing
Friday, July 5, 2013 - The Bridgehampton Museum will be hosting Geoff Gehman upon the release of his memoir, "The Kingdom of the Kid," about growing up on the East End, circa 1967-1972.  The talk will take place at the Corwith House Museum, 2368 Montauk Highway, in downtown Bridgehampton, on Sunday, July 14 th , ... by John
 
Huntington Resident and Harborfields H.S. Physical Education Teacher Bryan Proctor Raises Awareness for Alzheimer's Disease at the 10th Annual Distant Memories Swim
Friday, July 5, 2013 - Bay Shore, NY ( July 5, 2013 )  — Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) has announced that Bryan Proctor, a Huntington resident and a physical education teacher at Harborfields High School, will lead a team of swimmers in the 10 th  Annual Distant ... by John
 
Levittown Celebrates New Walmart Neighborhood Market
Friday, July 5, 2013 - Levittown Celebrates New Neighborhood Market Walmart Neighborhood Market brings smaller format, fresh food favorites and employment opportunities to the community WHAT:             Walmart will open the first Walmart Neighborhood Market in New York State ... by John
 
Purple Heart Returned to Long Island Family
Friday, July 5, 2013 - During World War II, Staff Sgt. Arnold Haapala from Elmont, Long Island, was killed in action during the invasion of Normandy, a fierce battle and a key turning point in the war against the Third Reich.  Haapala receieved a purple heart for his heroic actions and his sacrifice, one of the ... by John
 
Disabeled Long Island Couple Finally Moves In Together
Thursday, July 4, 2013 - Paul and Hava Forziano celebrated their marriage months ago, but until recently they were forced to live separately in group homes which would not permit them to share a residence.  The mentally disabled couple and their families launched a federal lawsuit against the groups which kept them ... by John
 
United States Soldier to Pick Up Four-Legged Battle Buddy from Afghanistan at Save-A-Pet on Fourth of July
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - United States  Soldier to Pick Up Four-Legged Battle Buddy from Afghanistan at Save-A-Pet on Fourth of July Who:                            Guardians of ... by John
 
East End Hospice Post Event Release & Pictures
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - East End Hospice held its annual summer benefit at Sandacres Estate in Quogue on Saturday June 29, 2013.  Over 600 guests enjoyed “An Enchanted Evening,” a night which featured a live and silent auction, gaming, live music, dinner and dancing.  The recipient of the 14 th ... by John
 
Long Island Hotel Produces New Video Based On “harlem Shake” Phenomenon To Market Summer Tourism
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - STONY BROOK, NY (JULY 1, 2013)  – The summer tourism and travel season is in full swing and Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook is bringing the fun back to the hospitality industry on Long Island by providing an array of special events and activities throughout the community for their ... by John
 
75 Main Celebrates Independence Day
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - Hamptons hotspot  75 Main  will celebrate Independence Day with a party hosted by Jonathan Cheban, featuring world renowned  DJ Cedric Gervais  and U.S. club favorite  M1STERONE  on  Thursday, July, 4, 2013.  After the outdoor fireworks display, guests ... by John
 
Mutts & Merlot Event to Benefit Orphaned Animals of Save-A-Pet
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc.  will hold the third annual “Mutts & Merlot” event at the Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard on   Friday, August 2 , from  6:30 pm until 10:30 pm .  The event — ... by John
 
Peconic Landing's Gregory Garrett receives national Facility Leadership Award
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - GREENPORT, N.Y.  – Gregory Garrett, CNHA, vice president/administrator health services of Peconic Landing, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Greenport, has been honored by The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) with the 2013 ACHCA Facility ... by John
 
July 14 I AM BEAUTY Workshop Baldwin NY
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - GENERATIONS INSPIRED, INC. PRESENTS ITS FIRST  I AM B.E.A.U.T.Y  BOOT CAMP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ACT INSPIRES INC., AND YOUR HIDDEN TREASURE INC., ON JULY 14, 2013 IN BALDWIN, NEW YORK The I AM B.E.A.U.T.Y workshop is a 6-week program designed to empower and inspire ... by John
 
600 LIRR Retirees Lose Disability Benefits in Fraud Scheme
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - A U.S.federal agency has been investigating a fraud scheme on Long Island, and as per the results of the investigation (which is still ongoing), the agency will be cutting benefits for some 600 recipients.  According to investigators, more than a decade ago, the United States Railroad ... by John
 
Turley Hansen & Partners Urges Public Comment on Proposed Rule to Include Prostate Cancer to be Covered under Zadroga Act
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - Troy Rosasco and Daniel J Hansen, Partners at Turley, Hansen & Partners, are urging all first responders and survivors who have been sickened as the result of exposure to airborne toxins from the Ground Zero site to comment on a proposed rule that would allow prostate cancer to be covered ... by John
 
Jack Bransfield conslultant to Bethpage
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - Bethpage, New York – July 1, 2013 – Bethpage Federal Credit Union, New York State’s largest credit union, has engaged Jack Bransfield, former president, Roslyn Savings Bank, as a consultant.  Bransfield will work with Bethpage to facilitate community outreach programs, as ... by John
 
Two LI Beaches Closed to Swimmers
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - If you are planning on going swimming over the 4 th of July weekend on Long Island, you will need to steer clear of two beaches in Suffolk County.  The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has closed Tides Beach in Rocky Point and Copiague Harbor Beach in Copiague.  The reason ... by John
 
Susan Sarandon Kicks off SPiN NY's East Hampton pop-up at c/o The Maidstone
Monday, July 1, 2013 - WHAT:            SPiN Co-founder  Susan Sarandon  was on hand this Sunday at  c/o The Maidstone  in East Hampton to christen their newest addition -  a ping pong table in the garden – in ... by John
 
Mysterious Clipboard Falls From the Sky and Nearly Hits Long Island Resident
Monday, July 1, 2013 - Gus Binos from Shirley, Long Island, was outside washing his car on Thursday afternoon around 3:30, when he heard a crashing noise nearby.  Glancing 20 feet to one side, he discovered a metal clipboard which had fallen from the sky.  The clipboard was full of aviation instructions, and ... by John
 
U.S. Military Vets to Host Event for Homeless Veterans
Monday, July 1, 2013 - July 1, Centereach, NY  – The U.S. Military Vets M.C. is hosting a Kick Stands Up Motorcycle Poker Run and Car Show to benefit the homeless Veterans at Suffolk County United Veterans.  The event will be held July   14 th  at the VFW, 31 Horseblock Road, Centereach from ... by John
 
Long Island Game Farm Presents Nature Nick's Animal Adventure and The Hot Dog Pig Races
Friday, June 28, 2013 - The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo is proud to introduce Nature Nick’s Animal Adventure. This show will be held on the following dates:  July 1 , July 8-9 ;  July 11-15 ;  July 18-24 ;  July 26-31 ,  and ... by John
 
New York Senate Passes START-UP Initiative
Friday, June 28, 2013 - The New York State Senate just passed a new economic legislation called START-UP NY.  This bill will create tax-free areas around colleges.  Basically, if a business opens up shop within the established zone, that business will be able to operate without paying state taxes for a period ... by John
 
 
Cartooning Workshops - Kids Cartooning Camp
Friday, June 28, 2013 - Session 1: Monday –Thursday, July 8-11, 9am-2pm Session 2: Monday – Thursday, August 19-22, 9am-2pm The Bridgehampton Museum is partnering again with the Charles Addams Foundation to bring a fun-filled cartooning workshop to children and young ... by John
 
Sponsor for 10th Annual Walk For Alzheimer's and Mexican Fiesta
Friday, June 28, 2013 - New York Community Bank’s Roslyn Savings Bank Division Signs On As Presenting Sponsor for 10 th  Annual Walk For Alzheimer’s and Mexican Fiesta Bay Shore, June 27, 2013  — Virginia Belling, Senior Vice President and Retail Banking Regional Executive for New York ... by John
 
Summer Of Family Fun Featuring Free Concerts And Movie Nights Across Long Island
Friday, June 28, 2013 - Bethpage, New York – June 25, 2013 – Bethpage Federal Credit Union invites Long Islanders to get out and enjoy summer with a full schedule of free events for the whole family.  June through August, Bethpage has sponsored outdoor concerts and movie nights across Long Island, ... by John
 
Usdan/Walt Handelsman, other Guest Teachers
Friday, June 28, 2013 - Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally renowned summer arts day camp, will feature several acclaimed artists teaching master classes and guest-teaching at classes for the 2013 season. Walt Handelsman , Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist, whose work is ... by John
 
New Levittown Walmart Neighborhood Market Marks Milestone
Friday, June 28, 2013 - New Levittown Walmart Neighborhood Market Marks Milestone Construction nearly complete; associates begin to stock shelves, prepare for July 10th opening WHAT:              The new Walmart Neighborhood Market in ... by John
 
NFPA and Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks offer media resources for coverage of dangers of consumer fireworks at www.nfpa.org/fireworks
Friday, June 28, 2013 - NFPA and Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks offer media resources for coverage of dangers of consumer fireworks at  www.nfpa.org/fireworks   As the Fourth of July approaches, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Alliance to Stop Consumer Fireworks is offering ... by John
 
Beebe Windmill Tours - Summer 2013
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - “ Summer 2013  Beebe Windmill Tours ” Five Saturdays throughout the summer: July 6th, July 20th, August 3rd, August 17th, and September 7 th , 10am-Noon; Southeast Corner of Ocean Road and Hildreth Ave., Bridgehampton The Bridgehampton Museum ... by John
 
2013 U.S. Women's Open Debuts in Southampton
Thursday, June 27, 2013 - There are a couple of reasons the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open is exciting to golf fans in Long Island.  The first is that the event is debuting at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, and the second reason is that one of the participants is a college freshman from Levittown named Annie ... by John
 
Ben's of Bayside Extends Lease
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - Ben’s Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers  has announced that it has signed a five-year lease extension at its Bayside location at 211-37 26 th  Avenue, inside the Bay Terrace Shopping Center. The extension will take effect  January 1, 2014 , which at that time will mark ... by John
 
Antiques Road Show-style Day, July 6
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - Can you remember the Antiques Road Show episode when the collection of jade from China that one woman brought turned out to be valued as much as $1.07 million? (Her father brought it home from China during the 1930s and 1940s and cost a couple of hundred dollars.) On Saturday July 6, ... by John
 
Long Island Teen Arrested for Trying to Join Al Qaeda
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 18 year old Long Islander Justin Kaliebe was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport attempting to board a flight to Yemen.  Accoridng to Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch, Kaliebe was planning to travel overseas so that he could wage war against Yemeni and U.S. forces.  He ... by John
 
MARLENE ROSE – Arrives For ArtHamptons
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - O pening  P review –  T hursday,  J ULY  11 TH  5:30 pm -  9:00 pm Thursday, July 11 th , 5:30pm – 9:00pm ArtHamptons will open it’s doors to throngs of art enthusiasts around the ... by John
 
Debbi Honoroff Elected President of Huntington Arts Council
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - HUNTINGTON , NY- The Huntington Arts Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Debbi Honorof as President of the Board of Directors. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Honorof served as Secretary of the Huntington Arts Council and has held several other ... by John
 
Blackman Plumbing Supply Sponsors Breast Cancer Walk
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - For the 10 th consecutive year, Blackman Plumbing Supply (Bayport, NY) provided corporate dollars and “leg-power” to help support the Annual LI2Day Breast Cancer Walk. Blackman Plumbing Supply has been a corporate sponsor since the 35-mile, two-day fundraising event began in 2004, ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces $17 in Recreation Improvement Funding
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has just announced that he will be providing over $17 million in funding to outdoor recreation projects throughout the state of New York, through New York Works II and Environmental Protection Funds Investments.  The projects will create improvements in a variety of ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Announces $17 in Recreation Improvement Funding
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has just announced that he will be providing over $17 million in funding to outdoor recreation projects throughout the state of New York, through New York Works II and Environmental Protection Funds Investments.  The projects will create improvements in a variety of ... by John
 
Super Saturday 16 Hosted by Donna Karan and Kelly Ripa to Benefit Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Monday, June 24, 2013 - NEW YORK, N.Y. – June 24, 2013–  Kelly Ripa, Donna Karan  and InStyle will host  Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s (OCRF) 16 th  annual Super Saturday , sponsored by QVC .   SuperSaturday 16 will take place on Saturday,  July 27, 2013 ... by John
 
Vincent D'Onofrio in 'Crackers' coming to Bellmore for LIIFE
Monday, June 24, 2013 - June 24, 2013, - New Jersey based Exit 135 Productions will be bringing their short film,  Crackers , to Bellmore as part of the Long Island International Film Expo on  Sunday, July 21 at 6:45 p.m.  The film, directed by Gregory Principato, has been receiving acclaim from ... by John
 
Governor Requests Federal Investigation of LIPA
Monday, June 24, 2013 - The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has been under fire since Hurricane Sandy, when it became apparent how ill-prepared the authority was to handle disaster.  And now, things are heating up even more.  The New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, stated this Sunday that he will be requesting ... by John
 
LI Crisis Center Call for Volunteers to Text
Friday, June 21, 2013 - June 20, 2013, Bellmore, NY - Long Island Crisis Center (LICC), the 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline, is calling for volunteers to learn and implement crisis intervention through texting! While texting is often looked at as a recreational way to ... by John
 
Fifth Alligator Spotted in Long Island River
Friday, June 21, 2013 - Earlier this year, four alligators were discovered in Long Island.  The alligators were caught and will be living at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center where they can be taken care of properly.  A fifth alligator was spotted in the Peconic River on Sunday and reported the ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center Earns Another A in Nationwide Safety Test!
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center has once again earned an “A” on a national safety score that rates hospitals on the quality of their care. The letter-based rating system was devised by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that ranks hospitals ... by John
 
Massapequa Park Resident Publishes Debut Novel
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Author and current Massapequa Park resident Melissa Kuch, born and raised on Long Island, has just released her first episode in The Hypothesis of Giants four-part series. "The Assumption", the debut novel of the series, is an imaginative young adult book that will transport readers to a ... by John
 
Jazz Guitar Great Matt Marshak Slated to Headline Cornell 4-H Cup Charity Benefit, Saturday June 22nd
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - JERICHO, NY  - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE-NC) presents the  Cornell 4-H Cup , a charity benefit for Hurricane Sandy relief on  Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.  on Long Island’s North Fork, hosted by the Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located ... by John
 
The Italian Chicks"Kickoff Tour in Port Washington!
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Endorsed and presented by entertainer Danny Aiello,  The   Italian Chicks Musical-Comedy Variety Show  opens its East Coast tour on June 28, 2013 at 8:30 PM at the Landmark Theater in Port Washington, New York.  It is a one-night only comedy and song event that kicks off ... by John
 
Arabian Nights Magic Carpet Annual Summer Gala
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Our 5th Annual Gala  a magical evening with an Arabian Night theme! August 15, 2013  at the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center  431 East Main Street, Riverhead This event promises to be one of fun and entertainment with the opportunity to discover the art of ... by John
 
Mutts & Merlot Event to Benefit Orphaned Animals of Save-A-Pet
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. will hold the third annual “Mutts & Merlot” event at the Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard on Friday, July 26 from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.  The event will benefit the many orphaned ... by John
 
Arrives For ArtHamptons
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - ArtHamptons will open it’s doors to throngs of art enthusiasts around the world.  ArtHamptons has blossomed into the nation’s premiere summer fine art fair bringing in talent from all over the world and will run through  Sunday  evening the 14th at The Sculpture ... by John
 
Montauk's Farmers Market Offers Epicurean Delights, Mouthwatering Treats and Finest Local Produce
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - In Its Fifth Year, Montauk’s Farmers Market Offers Epicurean Delights, Mouthwatering Treats and Finest Local Produce   Every Thursday from 9-2 PM, the Montauk Chamber of Commerce sponsors a Farmer’s Market on the Village Green which brings fresh local ... by John
 
Deal on the Table to Allow 2,000 Slot Machines on LI
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and other lawmakers reached a deal last night which would allow up to 2,000 slot machine terminals to open up on Long Island.  Lawmakers have been discussing the possibility of legal gambling on Long Islandfor a number of months now.  Currently, Long Island ... by John
 
Suffolk County Officials Introduce Smart911
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - Yesterday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone together with Fire Rescue Emergency Services (FRES) Commissioner Joe Williams got together to announce that they will be implementing an initiative called Smart911.  Smart911 is a product developed by Rave Mobile Safety.  With Smart911, ... by John
 
Guardians of Rescue Hosts Car Show, Fundraising and Adoption Event to Support Veterans Suffering from Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - SMITHTOWN, NY – (June 19, 2013)  -- In support of our military and man’s best friend, Guardians of Rescue will host an exciting car show, fundraising and pet adoption event this Saturday, June 22 nd  at Ragazzi's Italian Kitchen & Bar located at 2950 Middle Country ... by John
 
The Great North Fork Awakening
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - (For Immediate Release - Mattituck, NY -- June 18, 2013)   In fulfillment of the shared vision and years of prayer by many Christians,  The Great North Fork Awakening -- Where You'll Meet God comes to life on  Saturday, August 3  at Strawberry Fields on Route ... by John
 
Calling all String Music Students: Itzhak Perlman Open Rehearsal Opportunity
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  June 18, 2013) –  East End Arts is proud to announce a special opportunity for pre-college string students who are invited to play in the East End Arts Student Orchestra’s  second annual collaborative project  with the prestigious Perlman Music ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Urges You to Protect Yourself from Skin Cancer
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Long Islanders love to spend their summers enjoying fun in the sun, and even more prevalent is the tanning salon craze. Skin cancer the most common form of cancer in the United States is being diagnosed in an increasing number of patients including young people who ... by John
 
Opening Friday 6/21 Huntington Arts Council's Energy Exhibition
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY- The Huntington Arts Council is proud to present the 2013 members' exhibition entitled "Energy" and showcasing the work of over 70 artists is a wide range of mediums.  The exhibit opens this Friday, June 21 st  with a reception from 5:30 ... by John
 
Long Island Man Convicted of Plotting to Bomb Home Depot
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - A former Home Depot handyman on Long Island was just convicted this Monday of plotting to set off a pipe bomb in the store and attempting to extort $2 million from his ex-employer.  Daniel Sheehan, from the town of Deer Park, sent a letter to the manager of a Huntington Home Depot in October, ... by John
 
Federal Agents Raid Long Island 7-Eleven Stores
Monday, June 17, 2013 - A dozen different 7-Elevens were raided by federal agents on Monday morning, following an investigation into illegal immigration from Pakistan and stolen U.S. identities.  Nine different franchise owners have been charged with fraud conspiracy, identity theft, and crimes relating to illegal ... by John
 
Small Business Services and Assistance at Chamber Breakfast
Monday, June 17, 2013 - The guest speaker for the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs & Issues this June 18 th will be Daniel Polner of the NYS Small Business Development Center. Mr. Polner will be promoting the SBDC’s mission of providing professional business advisement, education, network resources ... by John
 
City of Long Beach Announces Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Program
Monday, June 17, 2013 - Long Beach , NY  – The City of Long Beach, in conjunction with the Long Beach Police Department, is proud to announce the implementation of the Long Beach Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Program.  In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, internet access and telephone ... by John
 
Nine Days Are Back: Recording New Album, Performing Summer Tour
Monday, June 17, 2013 - St. James, NY (June 13, 2013) – Nine Days, the pop rock group who are best known for their smash hit song "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)", which hit #1 and topped the radio charts back in the year 2000, are currently back in the studio with producer/engineer Paul Umbach at The Maze in ... by John
 
Usdan Private Ed. Concerts: Stars of Music, Dance, Theater
Monday, June 17, 2013 - Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally renowned not-for-profit day camp, whose alumni include such artists as  Natalie   Portman, Mariah Carey, Jane Monheit  and members of major music and dance ensembles, announces its 2013 Festival Concerts. These are ... by John
 
The Reverend Dr. Charles M. Cary As 2013 Good Samaritan
Monday, June 17, 2013 - East End Hospice is pleased to announce the Rev. Charles Cary will be the recipient of its 14th Annual Good Samaritan Award presented at “An Enchanted Evening,” the Annual Hospice Summer Benefit to be held onJune 29, 2013. The Hospice Board of Directors established ... by John
 
Opening Day Announce - Nederlands Dans Theater - Ekman et al - June 16
Monday, June 17, 2013 - An Evening with Ekman, Eyal & Behar, Leon & Lightfoot, and Inger Four Contemporary Ballets - In HD from Nederlands Dans Theater Captured live in performance on May 8, 2013 Distributor:  Ballet in Cinema – Emerging Pictures Release Date/Time/Theater: Sunday, ... by John
 
Patrick McMullan so8os Photo Exhibit Launching at C/O The Maidstone in East Hampton
Monday, June 17, 2013 - East Hampton, NY (June 17, 2013) - Iconic photographer Patrick McMullan will honor the 10th anniversary of his chronicle " so8os: A Photographic Diary of a Decade ", with an exhibit at East Hampton staple,  c/o The Maidstone  this summer. The exhibit, curated by  ... by John
 
A Paddle for Ted - Great Peconic Race Expedition Paddle to Circumnavigate Shelter Island - July 15th
Monday, June 17, 2013 - On Monday, July 15 th , Main Beach Surf and Sport will sponsor a charity Paddle Race honoring Ted Baldwin. The Race is an expedition paddle circumnavigating Shelter Island, NY, located between the North and South Forks of Long Island. The event begins and ends at the Pridwin Hotel on Shelter ... by John
 
DEC Expands Bobcat Hunting and Trapping Opportunities and Extends Snow Geese Harvest Period
Monday, June 17, 2013 - Bobcat hunting and trapping opportunities are expanded and the snow geese harvest season is extended under two sets of regulations adopted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. "Under Governor Cuomo's NY Open for Hunting ... by John
 
Exhibit Opening June 28th, 5-7pm
Monday, June 17, 2013 - Opening Reception: Friday, June 28th, 5-7pm, Bridgehampton Historical Society, Corwith House Museum, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton The Bridgehampton Museum is hosting the second of two summer 2013 exhibit openings on Friday, June 28th at 5pm. “Next Stop, Seaside ... by John
 
Kidz Entertainment To Donate Educational Products To Long Beach Children
Monday, June 17, 2013 - Long Beach, NY (June 13, 2013) On  Monday June 17 th  at 10am,  Diane Baumann, founder and creator of the Baldwin based Kidz Entertainment Inc product line will be holding a special donation/reading event for Long Beach children from West School Elementary at Lindell Elementary ... by John
 
Hempstead Rebirth Set to Present Franchise & Business Development Seminar Thurs. June 27, 2013
Sunday, June 16, 2013 - Hempstead, NY (June 16, 2013) – Hempstead Rebirth CDC, the non-profit, faith based organization created to improve the overall quality of life of low to moderate income individuals, families and businesses, continues to empower individuals, families and business owners with its upcoming ... by John
 
Ai Weiwei's Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads: Gold To Appear At New York's LongHouse Reserve
Friday, June 14, 2013 - The installation will complete the summer 2013 season at  LongHouse , legendary textile designer  Jack Lenor Larsen’s  not-for-profit art museum, sculpture garden, and art education organization. The exhibit—a life-like reinterpretation and re-examination of the ... by John
 
Bay Shore Public Library PR Events & Activities
Friday, June 14, 2013 - Wednesday Afternoon At The Movies – 2:30 PM – The movie to be shown on July 17 th is Life of Pi , July 17 th Zero Dark Thirty and July 31 st Les Miserables (2012) . July 10 th – Wednesday at 7:00 PM – Fireside book Discussion Group – The book to be ... by John
 
Harbormen Chorus Present Annual Donation to Good Shepherd Hospice
Friday, June 14, 2013 - Port Jefferson -On June 6, 2013 the Harbormen Chorus proudly presented their annual donation of the money collected from various performances throughout the year at theGoodShepherdHospiceInpatientCenter in Port Jefferson.  Miriam Calabrse, long time staff Nurse Practitioner and Noreen ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena's Auxiliary Encourages Staff to Rock for a Cause!
Friday, June 14, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — Can you think of an activity that offers relaxation, nostalgia and fundraising? Well, Smithtown resident and 20-year volunteer at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Georgia Priebe, merged all three into a Spring Rock-A-Thon. The Rock-A-Thon is fundraiser where the ... by John
 
Boy Scout Troop 1 PR
Friday, June 14, 2013 - Boy Scout Troop 1, Babylon, NY, chartered to Babylon United Methodist Church, completed its Scouting year with a Court of Honor on June 6,  2013.  The Court of Honor recognized 3 new Tenderfoot Scouts (Patrick G., Peter G., and Luke H.), 3 new Second Class Scouts (Thomas I., Rasheed A., ... by John
 
Long Island Authors and Writers Society Members Sign Books at Summer Festival
Friday, June 14, 2013 - (For Immediate Release - June 14, 2013 -- Mattituck, NY) Amid an array of singing hayrides, pig races, farm animals, antique tractors, beekeeping exhibits and bushels of what has been called by Newsday, the 'best corn on Long Island', author members of Long Island Authors and Writers Society ... by John
 
Princesses: Long Island Draws Controversy
Friday, June 14, 2013 - Most of the national news these days which focuses on Long Island concerns the new Bravo reality series Princesses: Long Island.  This show depicts the lives of six wealthy Jewish women who are still living with their parents and are closing in on age 30.  Many viewers have been offended ... by John
 
Moscow 57 Pops Up & Kicks Off The Summer
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - Moscow 57 Pop-Up Urban Salon at Holiday House Hamptons 2013 is an evening of entertainment in a quintessential summer setting - a beautiful home in Bridgehampton.  Moscow 57 Pop Up Urban Salonlends an edgy elegance to Holiday House Hamptons 2013, a holiday-themed ... by John
 
CITGO Community School Event
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - Long Island, N.Y. – June 12, 2013 – As part of a partnership between CITGO and the Miss New York Organization to promote education, representatives from CITGO and its local New York Marketers SPJ Distributors, Inc. and Warex Terminals Corporation, joined reigning Miss New York ... by John
 
Come Take Clyde for a Ride
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - (Manorville, New York) – The Long Island Game Farm announced that they have opened a Camel ride to the public, just in time for Father’s Day. “We are excited that out friendly camel Clyde will now be giving rides throughout the summer season,” says Melinda ... by John
 
Helicopters to Re-route Around East End
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - The East End of Long Island is home to the Hamptons, one of the most popular tourist destinations on the island.  Unfortunately, this pleasant area is plagued with noise during the summertime from helicopters.  There is a nearby heliport which causes helicopter traffic to become quite a ... by John
 
Long Island Game Farm Celebrates Father's Day
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Manorville, New York — The Long Island Game Farm will be offering a special promotion this Father’s Day, June 16, that will allow all dads to receive half-price admission. The Game Farm is located at Exit 70 off the Long Island Expressway. It has been operating for more ... by John
 
the Y's efforts to Prevent Diabetes- Screening on Long Island
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Long Island, NY  –On Monday, June 10, 2013 the  YMCA at Glen Cove , in collaboration with North Shore LIJ, conducted FREE Diabetes screenings to both members and non members. There were several individuals who showed signs of Diabetes or Prediabetes. “Getting tested ... by John
 
Largest Dog-Friendly Communal Dining Event with Celebrity Chef Rocco DiSpirito
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - On  Saturday, June 29  Chef Michael’s and Chef Rocco DiSpirito are inviting owners and their dogs to join them in an attempt to set the record for the  World’s Largest Dog-Friendly Communal Dining event,  officiated by RecordSetter.com. Participants will enjoy a ... by John
 
Babylon Considers Banning Invasive Bamboo
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - Bamboo is a popular plant among local homeowners on Long Island.  It makes a good screen for privacy and is aesthetically pleasing.  Unfortunately, it is also an invasive species.  The Babylon Town Board is bringing up a bill for review next month to ban the planting of invasive ... by John
 
Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Hosts the Second Annual One Million Dollar Duck Race
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - For the second year in a row, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck will be hosting its One Million Dollar Duck Race on  July 13   on  2 Chet Swezey Road  in  Center Moriches . The event is to help raise money to benefit the camp’s special-needs children. ... by John
 
National Fire Protection Association's annual firefighter fatality report shows low number of on-duty deaths for second consecutive year
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - June 11, 2013 –  Today the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) released its annual Firefighter Fatality Report. There were a total of 64 on-duty firefighter deaths in the U.S. in 2012, making 2012 the second consecutive year that the total has been below 65 ... by John
 
Long Island Association Supports Immigration Reform
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - The Long Island Association is pushing senators and state representatives to strengthen the local economy by supporting immigration reform initiatives.  Together with the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the LIA requested that it be made easier for highly skilled immigrants to gain entry to ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Provides Outreach Programs for Cancer Survivors
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Breast Cancer Help, Inc. former President Lorraine Pace presented $2,000 scholarships to West Babylon High School senior Kimone Beaumont and Bay Shore High School senior Cassandra Crooks. The annual scholarships are awarded to students whose lives have been ... by John
 
July Events For Huntington Oyster Bay Audubon Society
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Listed below are the Huntington- Oyster Bay Audubon Society events for  JULY 2013 .   All trip leaders have given permission for their phone numbers to be printed in publicity releases. They will be able to give callers the most specific information about the events. Attached ... by John
 
Hetrick-Martin's School's Out Best One Yet!
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - New York, NY…This past  Saturday , Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) celebrated their 14th annual School’s Out cocktail party fundraiser held at the East Hampton home of Peter Wilson and Scott Sanders .  The event celebrated HMI’s work and accomplishments this year; ... by John
 
The Rock n Roll Photography of Mark Weiss Benefiting LI Music Hall of Fame at Harmony Vineyards
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Stony Brook, N.Y. and New York, N.Y.,  May 29,   2013  –  Harmony Vineyards , Long Island’s first waterfront winery, brings together music, art, literature and film to celebrate the best in rock culture to benefit  The Long Island Music Hall of Fame .  ... by John
 
Eve Minor Takes Ex Rated Debut Into The Pop Stratosphere
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Valley Stream, NY ( June 11, 2013 ) – It was announced today that the Long Island, NY based Eve Minor, whose music has been described as "experimenting with techno flavored art pop, like MNDR meets Madonna", has released her debut album entitled Ex-Rated on Soundcloud and other major music ... by John
 
Freeport, New York – The Small Business Assistance Program and S.J. Edwards, Inc. set to present Health Care Seminars for Small Businesses
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Freeport, New York – The Small Business Assistance Program and S.J. Edwards, Inc. will be presenting two seminars entitled - “Health Care Reform/The Affordable Care Act and the Impact on Small Businesses”.  The Seminars will be held at the Freeport Recreation Center 130 ... by John
 
Peconic Landing hosts 2013 Sculpture Garden Exhibition Opening Gala June 30
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - Greenport, N.Y.  – The Resident Art Committee of Peconic Landing, a continuing care retirement community, will host the opening gala reception of "The Rest is Art: A Celebration of the Bench as an Art Form," in Peconic Landing's permanent outdoor sculpture garden on the grounds ... by John
 
DEC Announces Tentative 2013-14 Migratory Game Bird Hunting Seasons
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - The tentative schedule for many of New York's 2013-14 migratory game bird seasons is now available, allowing sportsmen and sportswomen to plan outdoor activities well in advance, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. Tentative  ... by John
 
Junior Volunteers Recognized for Service at Good Samaritan Hospital
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - West Islip, NY –  The Guilds of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recently presented $1,500 scholarships to three exemplary junior volunteers. The 2013 honorees—Magnolia Chiri, Charles DiGiovanna and Haley Jordan —plan to pursue careers that will benefit health care. ... by John
 
Boltbus Rebrands, Adds Stops, Raises Rates
Monday, June 10, 2013 - Boltbus Long Island is making a change.  They will be rebranding themselves as 7Bus, and will start offering additional stops to their routes.  Boltbus first started serving Long Island six years ago.  This month you will see bright green buses which say “7Bus” on the ... by John
 
FREE Symposium on Customer Service Offered This Week
Monday, June 10, 2013 - In response to a recent survey conducted by the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and Suffolk County Community College – Eastern Campus, a symposium entitled, “Empowering Your Employees to Reflect Your Business Image” will take place on Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. ... by John
 
Three New York contractors face over $465,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for electrocution
Monday, June 10, 2013 - WESTBURY, N.Y.    – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited three contractors with proposed penalties totaling $465,410 for alleged willful and serious workplace safety violations at a construction work site located at 14 ... by John
 
Central Veterinary Associates Offers Low-Cost Microchip Clinic during “Family Fun Day” at Crocheron Park
Monday, June 10, 2013 - VALLEY STREAM, NY — Central Veterinary Associates is sponsoring a low-cost microchip clinic during the Friends of Fort Totten Parks’ 9 th  annual “Family Fun Day” on  June 15 . It will be held from  noon to 3 p.m.  at Crocheron Park, ... by John
 
City of Long Beach Free Summer Concert Series Returns Featuring Ric Mango's Magic Moments on Monday, July 1
Monday, June 10, 2013 - Long Beach , NY  – The City of Long Beach is pleased to announce that its free summer concert series is returning to the beach, beginning July 1, with concerts from previous years and more. “Our summer concert series is an incredibly popular tradition in the ... by John
 
2013 Teeny Awards
Monday, June 10, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  June 9, 2013) – East End Arts is thrilled to announce the 2013 Teeny Awards winners, presented during the formal awards ceremony held at Southold Junior-Senior High School on Sunday, June 9, 2013. Nominees, decked out in their formal attire, ... by John
 
Artist's Reception for New Exhibit Featuring Ruth Nasca, EH Artist: June 14
Friday, June 7, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , June 7, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the Artist’s Reception for the new art exhibit at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery, featuring  East Hampton artist Ruth Nasca, exhibiting portraits.  Meet the artist at a reception on Friday, ... by John
 
Newborn Seal Rescued at The Sands on Long Island
Friday, June 7, 2013 - The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research has just reported that they were able to rescue a three day old harbor seal pup which was struggling near The Sands, which is a banquet hall located in Atlantic Beach.  Several passersby had noticed the struggling baby seal and phoned into the ... by John
 
Prevailing wage requirements for federal contracts in areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - WASHINGTON –  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division today announced that it will host two conferences in areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy to provide information and training on the rules concerning prevailing wage requirements under the Davis-Bacon and Related ... by John
 
Mattituck Lions Club Donation
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - Eastern Long Island Hospital makes patient advances once again by obtaining new pediatric imaging equipment called Pigg-O-Stat funded by the Mattituck Lions Club. A Pigg-O-Stat, though it may have a unique name, is a vital piece of equipment regarding infant care. The Pigg-O-Stat is designed to ... by John
 
Law Enforcement and Special Olympics Athletes Carry "Flame of Hope" to Raise Funds & Awareness
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - The Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics it is the largest grassroots fundraising and public awareness vehicle for the movement across the globe!  More than 85,000 officers from 35 countries carried the "Flame of Hope" across their communities and into their local games and ... by John
 
Connections Art Show Opening Reception - Friday, June 21
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , June 5, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the new  juried, all media  art show,  Connections,  at the East End Arts Gallery which will open with a  reception onFriday, June 21, from 5 to 7 PM . This show will ... by John
 
Groundbreaking Research in Radiation Oncology by Good Samaritan Hospital Physician
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  In a study published in the journal  Targeted Oncology ,  Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s Chairman of the Department of  Radiation Oncology  Johnny Kao, MD, and his team reported that aggressive radiation combined ... by John
 
Award Winning Artists fill the 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY (June 4, 2013) — The 48 th  Annual  Huntington Summer Arts Festival  will kick off June 27 th  and is bringing a very distinguished roster of artists to the Chapin Rainbow Stage this year! Among the artists are multiple Grammy winners & nominees ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet Launches “K911” Program
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - New Initiative Will Help Rescue Dogs from High-Kill Shelters (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc . has recently announced the launch of its new “K911” program, which is aimed at rescuing the most at-risk dogs from kill ... by John
 
Princesses: Long Island Receives Mediocre Ratings
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - Those who have been curious as to how the new Bravo reality show Princesses: Long Island has fared now have some numbers to go by as the ratings have been released.  1.24 million viewers represents a mediocre amount.  The show was largely marketed at the 18-49 age group, where the ... by John
 
Long Island Representative McCarthy Diagnosed With Lung Cancer
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - Democratic Long Island Representative Carolyn McCarthy has just been diagnosed with lung cancer.  McCarthy has been in office for the past sixteen years.  The cancer was discovered during an annual physical, and is apparently the treatable variety.  She will be treated at Memorial ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center (ADRC) Collaborates with Suffolk Community College to Offer ESL Classes
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - Bay Shore , NY  – ADRC and Suffolk Community College have teamed up to begin to address a growing need in the care of individuals with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. “This is a vision turned into reality,” states Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/CEO for ... by John
 
28 Commack and Smithtown High School Students Graduate St. Catherine's Health Care Career Exploration and Internship Program
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - Smithtown, New York —On June 3, 2013, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center held its Health Care Career Exploration and Internship Program graduation ceremony for 28 students from Commack and Smithtown High Schools.  The 28 students received a half a health credit through participation ... by John
 
Sean Young World Premiere at LIIFE Film Festival July 19th
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - Award Winning Director Fred Carpenter Debuts Send No Flowers NEW YORK -- Sean Young ( Blade Runner, No Way Out ) comes out guns blazing with her new role as Toni Albano in award winning director Fred Carpenter’s Send No Flowers . The film’s world premiere is on Friday, July 19 at ... by John
 
Bullified World Premiere at the LIIFE festival on Tuesday, July 23rd
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - DIX HILLS, NY – Steve Sage Goldberg makes his directorial debut with his new short film Bullified at the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) on Tuesday, July 23 rd at 7:45 p.m. at the Bellmore Movies. Bullified explores the topic of bullying, but offers a terrifying twist. ... by John
 
Long Island Game Farm Hosts Kawasaki Disease Fundraiser
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - Long Island Game Farm Hosts Kawasaki Disease Fundraiser Hosts Event to Raise Funds and Awareness of This Little-Known Childhood Disease The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo will host a fundraiser for the Kawasaki Disease Foundation on  Saturday, July 13 ... by John
 
5 Injured in Rail Collision on Long Island
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - Two trains collided in Westbury Tuesday in a Long Island Rail Road commuter collision.  During the accident, one train rear-ended into another around 11 a.m., and five people were injured.  Thankfully nobody was killed during the collision.  Neither of the trains were derailed, and ... by John
 
11th Annual Teeny Awards Ceremony on June 9
Monday, June 3, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , June 3, 2013) –– East End Arts invites press to cover the 11 th -Annual Teeny Awards Ceremony, to be held on Sunday, June 9, 2013  at Southold Junior-Senior High School.  At the formal awards ceremony, the public is invited to relive some great ... by John
 
Princesses: Long Island Premieres on Bravo
Monday, June 3, 2013 - Last night, Princesses: Long Island, the newest reality show set on Long Island (but hardly the only one) premiered on Bravo.  The reality show follows the lives of six affluent college-educated Jewish women and their families and relationships, each of which encapsulates a particular social ... by John
 
THEORY to host ORGANIC AVENUE POP-UPS in EAST HAMPTON & SOUTHAMPTON
Monday, June 3, 2013 - Theory is proud to host New York City’s leading provider of organic cold pressed juices and vegan foods, Organic Avenue, inside of its East Hampton and Southampton retail locations during this summer season. Slated to open Friday, June 14th, the Organic Avenue Pop-Ups will offer ... by John
 
Further Cutbacks Forced - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Announces Furloughs and Alternating Office Closures
Monday, June 3, 2013 - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Closes Offices on Biweekly Basis; Continued Budget Constraints Cited JERICHO, NY - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE-NC) regrets to announce mandatory unpaid furloughs for all employees, effective immediately, with staggered ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena RN Honored for Excellence
Monday, June 3, 2013 - Smithtown, New York —Nurse leaders from Long Island’s hospitals and nursing education programs gathered Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Woodbury Country Club to bestow recognition upon their nurse peers at the Nurse of Excellence Award Ceremony hosted by the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital ... by John
 
Visit Historical Retrospective at Lynbrook Library - Historical Society of ER & Lyn
Monday, June 3, 2013 - Monday-Thursday; June 3-6 and 10-14 7:00- 8:30 pm Great Exhibition Room at the Lynbrook Public Library 6 th  Annual Historical Retrospective   Sponsored by the  Historical Society of East Rockaway & Lynbrook   Including new historic ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center to Host Third Annual Kenneth F. Lawlor Memorial Golf Classic
Monday, June 3, 2013 - On  Monday, July 8 , Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) will host its third annual Kenneth F. Lawlor Memorial Golf Classic and Dinner at the  Huntington Country Club  on  483 West Main St. , in Huntington . The price is $2,000 for a foursome. That ... by John
 
Friends of Karen's Annual Golf Outing to Raise Funds for Children with Life-threatening Illnesses
Friday, May 31, 2013 - Friends of Karen provides emotional, financial and advocacy support for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families in order to keep them stable, functioning and able to cope. The organization has helped more than 12,400 children in the New York tri-state region since its founding ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet Receives $5,000 Grant from Best Friends Animal Society's No More Homeless Pets® Network
Friday, May 31, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc.  has announced that it has won a first prize, $5,000 grant from Best Friends Animal Society’s No More Homeless Pets ®  Network after being selected from a number of animal welfare ... by John
 
New Art Exhibit at Riverhead Town Hall Gallery: Portraits by Ruth Nasca
Friday, May 31, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , May 30, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce a new art exhibit at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery, featuring  East Hampton artist Ruth Nasca, exhibiting portraits.  The exhibit will open on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 and will run through August ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Hosts Tea & Art Exhibit on June 19
Friday, May 31, 2013 - Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. Hosts Tea & Art Exhibit on  June 19 Artwork Created by Patients Suffering with Alzheimer’s to be Displayed as Part of ADRC’s Art Expression Program Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. ... by John
 
Christine A. Moore Millinery returns to Garden City Hotel for Belmont Trunk Show
Friday, May 31, 2013 - WHO:                     Christine A. Moore Millinery/ Garden City Hotel and Belmont Stakes WHAT:                   2013 Belmont ... by John
 
Teen Pregnancy - Making Healthy Choices
Friday, May 31, 2013 - Suffolk County Teen Pregnancy Advisory Board Suffolk County Executive’s Office of Women's Services & Islip Town NAACP Present: Making Healthy Choices: Helping Young Families Make A Difference * June 19, 2013 * 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Brentwood Public Library ... by John
 
Jazz in the Living Room Improvisational Showcase June 28
Friday, May 31, 2013 - The Smithtown Township Arts Council invites you to enjoy a great evening of Jazz improvisation! Friday, June 28 is   Group Performance Evening  where winter session Jazz in the Living Room participants will show off their improvisation skills! Tickets $5 to listen. Free to ... by John
 
Community Policing Listening Session
Friday, May 31, 2013 - *COMMUNITY POLICING * *LISTENING SESSION* * * * Monday, June 3, 2013 * * 6:30 **pm**-8:30**pm* * * Cornerstone Church Of God In Christ *52 Baldwin Lane, Medford, NY* * * *Community members will share personal* *experiences with the police, including:* ... by John
 
Marine Meadows Workshop to be Held Tomorrow At 1PM in Port Jefferson
Friday, May 31, 2013 - Create “Marine Meadows” with Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County   Tomorrow, Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn will be partnering with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County (CCE) and the Long Island Sound ... by John
 
Catholic Health Services Appoints Dr. Alan Guerci CEO
Friday, May 31, 2013 - Catholic Health Services Appoints Dr. Alan Guerci CEO Rockville Centre, NY – Catholic Health Services (CHS) has named Alan D. Guerci, MD, president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 1.  He is currently executive vice president for CHS and president and CEO of ... by John
 
Expect More Ticks and Mosquitoes on Long Island This Summer
Friday, May 31, 2013 - Experts have said that there are going to be more ticks and mosquitoes on Long Island this year than in previous years, another fallout from Hurricane Sandy.  Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the environment and ecology of Long Island has caused a number of changes to date.  Local ... by John
 
Long Island Man's Hands Reattached
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - Kenneth Klapak, a Long Island resident who grew up in North Babylon, suffered an accident in the workplace which cost him both of his hands.  The sheet metal worker says he can’t remember the details of the accident, only that he became caught and within a second, the machine had cut ... by John
 
Long Island Firefighter Honored
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - Michael Cosgrove has been a volunteer firefighter on Long Island for fifteen years.  In March, he responded to a call only to find when he arrived at the scene of the explosion, it was his own home which was burning to the ground.  Cosgrove and his team rescued his seven and nine year ... by John
 
NoFo Polo: Hip Injury Sidelines Nacho Figueras for First Annual Cornell 4-H Cup Charity Benefit
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - NoFo Polo: Hip Injury Sidelines Nacho Figueras for First Annual Cornell 4-H Cup Charity Benefit, Saturday June 22nd  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Presents Hurricane Sandy Relief Polo Benefit for New York’s Oldest 4-H Camp JERICHO, NY - Cornell ... by John
 
Huntington Arts Council Presents Masters Exhibition
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - Huntington  Arts Council Presents "Masters" Exhibition at the Main Street Petite Gallery   HUNTINGTON , NY-  Come see the "best of the best" at the Huntington Arts Council's 2013 "Masters" exhibition.  The exhibition showcases all new ... by John
 
Unprecedented Double Animal Stem Cell Procedure to Be Performed in West Islip, New York
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - Come be a Part of the Future of Regenerative Medicine, it’s not just research anymore! WHO:              Patients:   Missy, a beautiful canine Lab Cross and Riley, a gorgeous canine Labrador WHAT: ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Medicine Residents Recognized for Their Research
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Recently, three Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Emergency Medicine residents took first and third place for their poster presentations at a statewide poster competition sponsored by the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society. The competition was comprised ... by John
 
27 Year Old Case Reopened on Long Island
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - Long Island police have recently reopened a 27 year old murder investigation, calling on anyone who might be able to provide insight into the unsolved case.  27 years ago, Chaim Weiss, a 15 year old rabbinical student attending Mestiva of Long Beach Torah High School was found murdered in his ... by John
 
Get.A.Voice Fundraising Gala a Success!
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - Success For First Get.A.Voice Foundation Gala Miller Place, New York-  May 28, 2013 Get.A.Voice, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth to end social cruelty in their schools, hosted its first fundraising gala on May 2, 2013 at the Thatched Cottage in ... by John
 
Community Housing Innovations, Inc. Urges Other Localities to Follow Brookhaven's Lead on Multifamily Housing
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - Community Housing Innovations, Inc. Urges Other Localities to Follow Brookhaven’s Lead on Multifamily Housing Alexander Roberts, Executive Director,  Community Housing Innovations, Inc. , says the Brookhaven Town Board’s decision to allow the creation of multifamily ... by John
 
Peter Madoff's Long Island Mansion for Sale
Monday, May 27, 2013 - Peter Madoff is serving 10 years in prison for his famous white collar Ponzi scheme, and as part of his punishment, he was required to release his properties in New York.  Federal officials have already sold his house on Park Avenue, and are now putting his Old Westbury mansion on Long Island ... by John
 
Governor Cuomo Campaigns for Tourism on Long Island
Sunday, May 26, 2013 - Tomorrow is Memorial Day, traditionally one of the biggest days for tourism on Long Island. Long Island was hit hard last year by Hurricane Sandy, and has spent the subsequent six months struggling to recover.  Many of the recovery efforts have been focused on the island’s tourism ... by John
 
Elih Nurse To Be Honored By Local Rotarians
Friday, May 24, 2013 - Jennifer Nemschick, RN of Mattituck has been named, 2013 Laura Goodale Award recipient, and will be presented with the prestigious award at a dinner in her honor.  The award is given in the spirit of Laura Goodale, a former ELIH nurse with a 42 year service record that was so extraordinary, ... by John
 
CHERRY BLOSSOMS showing for Cinema Arts Centre's 40th Anniversary Film Series
Friday, May 24, 2013 - The Cinema Arts Centre celebrates our 40 th  Anniversary, and 3 rd  Anniversary of the death of our beloved Co-Founder Vic Skolnick, with a screening of Vic’s favorite film: Doris Dörrie’s luminous celebration of beauty and new beginnings. Trudi and Rudi are a ... by John
 
Disabled Long Island Couple May Finally Be Able to Move In Together
Friday, May 24, 2013 - Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels recently tied the knot, but they have been unable to start their newlywed lives together.  Why?  Because they are mentally disabled, and have been forced to live in two separate group homes three miles apart.  The couple married on April 7.  By ... by John
 
Friends of the IDF Long Island Chapter Raised $300,000
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Cedarhurst, NY, May 23, 2013  – The Long Island Chapter of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) held its Annual Gala on May 22nd at the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst, New York, where 400 prominent lay leaders and supporters from across the Five Towns and Greater South ... by John
 
United Hospital Fund Honors 30 Trustees from New York Area Hospitals
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - NEW YORK, NY, May 6, 2013—The United Hospital Fund presented Distinguished Trustee Awards to 30 trustees from metropolitan area hospitals at a luncheon held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. The honorees were recognized for their leadership, generosity, and extraordinary service to ... by John
 
Dr. Steve Perry Leads Stellar Speaker Line-up At Boyz N 2 Men Event
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Freeport, NY…( May 24, 2013 ) –  Saturday, June 1, 2013  at Hofstra University, Boyz N 2 Men, sponsored by the Cedarmore Corporation, a youth services organization based in Freeport, New York, brings together world class speakers to address the critical issues that young ... by John
 
From Pastures to Putting: Bridgehampton's Golfing Tradition
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - PHOTO ATTACHED: A Family of Early Golfers at Play in Bridgehampton From Pastures to Putting: Bridgehampton’s Golfing Tradition Opening Reception: Friday, May 31st, 5-7pm, Bridgehampton Historical Society, Archives Building, 2539A Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton The ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Hosted Ladies Night Out: The Latest Advances in Women's Health
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center hosted its first ever  Ladies Night Out  on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Long Island Sheraton in Smithtown. The evening was moderated by Dara Brener, MD, an internist and staff physician at St. Catherine, with a special keynote address from News 12 ... by John
 
Catholic Health Services of Long Island's Three Skilled Nursing Facilities Participate in Golden Games
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Melville, NY- On Friday, May 10, 2013, the three skilled nursing facilities of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, West Islip, Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Sayville and St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care ... by John
 
NMFS Soliciting Trawl Vessel Quotes for Survey
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Please Forward this Announcement to All Interested Parties The Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) of the NOAA Fisheries Service is soliciting commercial trawl vessel quotes for vessels to participate in an industry-based survey of flatfish on Georges Bank.  Two ... by John
 
DEC Urges New Yorkers Not To Disturb Fawns and Other Young Wildlife
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - IF YOU CARE, LEAVE IT THERE DEC Urges New Yorkers Not To Disturb Fawns and Other Young Wildlife New Yorkers should keep their distance and not to disturb newborn fawns or other young wildlife as many animals are in the peak season for giving birth, the New York State ... by John
 
Manchester City FC Stars Appear at Staten Island High School
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Manchester City Football Club Donates Soccer Equipment to Hurricane Sandy Victims in Staten Island   WHAT:                  As part of Premier League Club Manchester City’s 2013 U.S. ... by John
 
Student Athletes Are Better Off Using Their Heads for Thinking
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Fifteen-year-old Nicholas Busutti has been a fierce competitor on St. Anthony High School’s volleyball team for the past three years. The last thing he was thinking about was being injured. However, during a recent game the ball hit him hard in the head. ... by John
 
Gun Buy-back event May 25, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - GUN BUY-BACK EVENT Saturday, May 25 From 11:00 am to 2:00pm  at Roca de Salvación * *368 American Blvd., Brentwood NY 11717 by John
 
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Announces Low or No Cost Spring 2013 Horticulture Events
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - JERICHO, NY  ­- Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE-NC) is pleased to announce the following upcoming educational horticulture programs  at East Meadow Farm, and other locations (as designated below) for spring 2013. VEG ETABLE  CONTAINER GARDENING: ... by John
 
Hempstead, New York - The Power Networking Business Series set to host Power Breakfast Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Hempstead, New York - The Power Networking Business Series will be present a Power Networking Series Business Card Exchange Breakfast on  Tuesday, May 28, 2013  at 9 Centre Street, Hempstead, New York, 11550.  The Power Networking Series is a referral based business network ... by John
 
PWWD Teaches Children About Water Conservation
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - This month is Water Conservation Awareness Month.  To honor the occasion, Port Washington authorities have put together a new water conservation education program to teach children how to conserve.  The Port Washington Water District (PWWD) program is designed to be fun and engaging for ... by John
 
The Affordable Care Act Seminar for Attorneys and Accountants
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Seminar  - The Affordable Care Act from Practical and Legal Perspective for CPAs.  Presented by Attorney Glenn J. Franklin of the law firm of Franklin, Gringer & Cohen, P.C., and John R. Klimchak, MBA, CFP, with the Economic Evaluation Group, Inc.  The program will be held ... by John
 
Pet Safety Tips for Memorial Day
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Memorial Day  is celebrated to honor the men and women in the military, who served our country and who gave their lives in battle to keep us safe. It is also a time to remember the many courageous  dogs  who also went to war. We celebrate by having BBQs where we cook ... by John
 
Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - PORT JEFFERSON STATION, NY – Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn would like to thank everyone involved in helping to make the recent blood drive that I co-sponsored along with Legislator Sarah Anker and the North Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s Welcome Center in Port ... by John
 
June is Gay Pride Month - Counseling Available All Year
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - JUNE IS GAY PRIDE MONTH – PRIDE FOR YOUTH  OFFERS FREE COUNSELING AND SERVICES YEAR-ROUND May 20, 2013, Bellmore NY – June is Gay Pride Month.  It is a month-long celebration for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals to affirm ... by John
 
Merrick Woman Embezzled more than $90K from Employer
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Just two weeks ago, a Merrick woman was charged with embezzling almost half a million in funds from her employer, and just this week, another woman in Merrickwas charged with a similar crime.  Heather DiConstanzo, 46, was charged with grand larceny after she stole $90,593 from her employer in ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center (ADRC) Brings New Resources to the East End of Long Island
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - Southampton , NY  —  For the past several months, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) and SeniorCare Companions have been collaborating to bring qualified and trained home companions out to the East End of Long Island to assist local families. “Together, ... by John
 
Message from LI Alzheimer's Association-Do good and feel good!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - For women only... Love to "feel pampered"?  C ommitted to doing "good"?  Enjoy supporting a fellow Manhasset Chamber member ....Now you can   do all 3   by attending the Long Island Alzheimer's Foundation's  "Celebrate Women" Spa, Luncheon, Fashion Show ... by John
 
Torah Parade June 9th on Route 106 in Muttontown
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - In time for their 7th anniversary in Oyster Bay, a new Torah Scroll will be welcomed by the Chabad Jewish Learning Center on Sunday, June 9th. Oyster Bay – The Torah scroll, one of the Jewish people's most sacred objects, has 304,805 handwritten letters. With a feather and special mix for ... by John
 
Long Island School Vote Today
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - Long Island’s struggling economy took another huge hit last year with Hurricane Sandy, but even before the superstorm struck, one area where the island’s financial woes were already obvious was education. Long Island schools have been subjected to a number of budget cuts over ... by John
 
North Hempstead Hosts Annual Memorial Day Fireworks Extravaganza
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - North Hempstead, NY – Supervisor Jon Kaiman and the North Hempstead Town Board are proud to announce that the Town will once again be hosting the annual Memorial Day Commemoration and Fireworks Extravaganza.  All residents are encouraged to attend this spectacular event, which ... by John
 
LIU Post Pioneers Women's Lacrosse Wins Fourth National Championship
Monday, May 20, 2013 - On Sunday, May 19, 2013, the LIU Post Pioneers notched their fourth national championship with a 10-7 win over the Limestone Saints of Gaffney, S.C., in Division II NCAA finals in Mustang Stadium, Owings Mills, Md. The win, which capped a perfect 20-0 season, gave the Pioneers back-to-back ... by John
 
Free Master Class Workshop for String Music Students All Ages: May 30
Monday, May 20, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  May 20, 2013) – East End Arts is pleased to announce a Master Class Workshop for string students of all ages, led by professional cellist Nico Olarte-Hayes, to be held at the East End Arts Carriage House on  Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM . This is ... by John
 
Governor to Award $20 Million Fishing Grants
Monday, May 20, 2013 - After Hurricane Sandy, the fishing industry on Long Island took a major hit.  Fisheries along the coastline of New York were damaged by the storm.  Analysts have totaled up the estimated damages to the local fishing industry to around $77 million.  Fishing is a major industry on ... by John
 
Huntington Businesses May Save Money by Going Green
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - Several Huntington councilmen are backing tax rebates for businesses which go green by implementing environmental solutions in the coming years.  Mark Cthubertson and Billii Roberti recently stated at a task meeting of the council that reductions in greenhouse gas emissions could mean lower ... by John
 
SPARKBOOM Announces "Boom In the Barn"
Friday, May 17, 2013 - (Huntington, NY - May 17, 2013)  Join SPARKBOOM for "Boom in the Barn" a  local night filled with jazz, music, craft beer, food and artwork will be held at the Conklin Barn (2 High St., Huntington, NY 11743) onFriday, May 31, 2013, from 7-10 p.m. "Boom in ... by John
 
The Plaza is Going Digital! Isabella Rossellini hosts fundraiser
Friday, May 17, 2013 - Oh Mamma! The Plaza is Going Digital!  Isabella Rossellini hosts fundraiser to help The Plaza Cinema make the leap into the age of Digital Cinema. Patchogue, NY - On Tuesday, May 7, actor, model and environmental activist Isabella Rossellini presented her latest short film,  ... by John
 
Free Activities & Live Music at EEA's 17th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival - May 26
Friday, May 17, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , May 16, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the activities to take place and musical acts to perform at the 17 th  Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival to be held Sunday, May 26, 2013, from 12 PM to 5 PM in downtown Riverhead, NY ... by John
 
National EMS Week Starts May 19th
Friday, May 17, 2013 -  It takes someone special to be an EMT – someone with the nerve to race to the scene of disaster… the training and determination to fight to save lives… the strength to focus on things that make others turn away. From  May 19 – 25 , America will be ... by John
 
2013 BHHS Scholarship Winner: Jacob Hostetter
Friday, May 17, 2013 - “Bridgehampton Historical Society Announces Scholarship Program Winner” The Bridgehampton Historical Society is proud to announce Bridgehampton resident Jacob Hostetter as their 2013 scholarship program winner. In March, Mr. Hostetter, a Bridgehampton High School senior, submitted ... by John
 
Good Shepherd Hospice Nurses Honored for Living the Mission
Friday, May 17, 2013 - Melville , NY – Two Good Shepherd Hospice nurses, Marlene Hill, RN, BSN and Pat Mocko, RN, were recently presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and excellence.  Ms. Hill, a ... by John
 
Nassau Police Force Recruiting
Friday, May 17, 2013 - The Nassau County Police are hiring new recruits for the first time since 2008, and will be swearing in 37 new cadets on Friday in Mineola.  The new cadets will spend the next seven months preparing for duty on the force by receiving physical and legal training at the Massapequa ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Board Member to Participate in 16th Annual “Ride to Montauk”
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Roger Daisley will Bike 108 miles to Honor His Late Mother On  June 1st ,  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  (ADRC) Board Member, Roger Daisley will participate in the 16 th  Annual “Ride to Montauk.”  A Bay Shore native, Mr. Daisley will ... by John
 
Rosalie Dimon Gallery Reception featuring Alex Ferrone & Mary Twomey: June 2
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , May 16, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the Artists’ Reception for the new art show at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery, at the Jamesport Manor Inn (located at 370 Manor Lane in Jamesport, NY) featuring East End Arts members:  photographer Alex ... by John
 
Plans in the Works for a Long Island Casino
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Owing to strict restrictions on gambling in New York, New Yorkers have to take their gambling business elsewhere, which means that a substantial amount of money leaves the state.  Gambling takes place in New Jersey and other states surrounding New York instead of inside of state lines.  ... by John
 
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Responds to "Immoral" Proposed Senate SNAP Cuts
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Responds to “Immoral” Proposed Senate SNAP Cuts Applauds Sen. Gillibrand’s Efforts; Makes SNAP Nutrition Experts Available for Comment JERICHO, NY - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE-NC) was stunned to ... by John
 
Ricky Nelson Remembered Featuring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson Returns to Bay Shore, NY
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - He is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show in the same week.  Life Magazine  coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him and he is credited with pioneering the country rock sound. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson’s life and music ... by John
 
The Arts Help Local Business See Green
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - Port Jefferson, NY – The Suffolk County Legislature last week adopted  a bill  that will establish an educational outreach program for small businesses throughout the County to assist them in capturing the economic value generated by cultural events occurring in their ... by John
 
Repairs Ongoing at Bay Park Sewage Plant
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - The Bay Park Sewage Plant gained attention from the press all over New York after spilling more than three million gallons of partially treated sewage into a Nassau waterway.  The accident was blamed on a power outage at the sewage plant, and repairs are still proceeding.  During ... by John
 
Long Island's Late Night Summer Camp Cinema Film Festival Returns For Eighth Season
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - LONG ISLAND’S LATE NIGHT SUMMER CAMP CINEMA FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR EIGHTH SEASON Brett Sherris’ Summer Camp Cinema Film Festival returns for its eighth year to the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, New York. Commencing on May 25th at 10:30 p.m. with a classic Arnold ... by John
 
Did Zambrano Sign With the Ducks Or Not?
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - The other week, reports circulated saying that Carlos Zambrano had signed on with the Long Island Ducks.  As of Monday however, the Atlantic League’s team roster still didn’t list Zambrano.  So did Zambrano sign on with the Ducks or not?  Apparently, the issue is still ... by John
 
Long Beach City Council to Hold Press Conference
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Time: 9:00am Location: 85 Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, NY Long Beach , NY  – At 9am on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, the City of Long Beach is holding a press conference at 85 ... by John
 
Bethpage Air Show Line Up
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - BETHPAGE AIR SHOW AT JONES BEACH ANNOUNCES 2013 ALL-STAR LINEUP  - MANY PERFORMERS MAKING THEIR LONG ISLAND DEBUT ------------------------------ ------------- - Royal Canadian Air Force Supersonic F18 Demonstration Team to Headline – - First-Time 10th Anniversary ... by John
 
Michelle Goldfarb, RN, MBA, CPHQ, Named Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — Michelle Goldfarb, RN, MBA, CPHQ, has been named Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center. Ms. Goldfarb received her nursing degree from Kings County Hospital School of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Health and Society ... by John
 
Press Release for 3rd Macabre Faire Film Festival
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Long Island’s ONLY Genre Film Fest “ 3rd Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival ” At the Mill River Manor Best Western Hotel,  May 31 – June 2, 2013 TwitchTwitch Productions  presents Long Island’s only film festival catering to the horror, ... by John
 
Daniel Gale Recognized for Outstanding Marketing Program
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Cold Spring Harbor, New York (May 9, 2013) – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty (DGSIR), one of the nation’s leading realtors, was recently recognized with one of the most prestigious and competitive awards for marketing professionals, the Communicator Award of ... by John
 
Dusty Star of "Disney's Planes" to Appear at Bethpage Air Show
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Bethpage, NY – May 13, 2013  –  Bethpage Federal Credit Union  and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, are pleased to announce an addition to the lineup for the 10 th  Anniversary 2013  Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach ... by John
 
Let Dad Celebrate Father's Day at Ben's Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Ben’s Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers  is celebrating Father’s Day with dine-in specials and great catering packages for dads and their families. Customers may purchase one sandwich or entrée at regular price in Ben’s dining room and their father may ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena Receives Get With The Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll Recognition
Monday, May 13, 2013 - Smithtown, New York — St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and Target Stroke Honor Roll recognition .   The award ... by John
 
Threats Made Against Long Island High School
Monday, May 13, 2013 - On Saturday morning, students and officials at Baldwin High School on Ethel T. Klobert Drive discovered a threatening message on the cafeteria window written in black magic marker sometime between 10:30 pm the previous night and 8:07 that morning.  Police did not disclose the message on the ... by John
 
100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., and the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc. presented the CACCI Long Island Expansion
Sunday, May 12, 2013 - Garden City, New York - The Career Institute of Health and Technology (CIHT) and 100 Black Men of  Long   Island , Inc., and the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Inc.   presented the CACCI   Long   Island   Expansion   ... by John
 
Harmony Vineyards Announces FREE Weekly Summer-Long “DRINK-IN MOVIE” Screening Series
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Films Classic & Contemporary Will Be Presented Outdoors at Long Island’s First Waterfront Vineyard Every Thursday Night at Dusk Beginning May 16 April 2013 –  Harmony Vineyards , Long Island’s first waterfront winery, will once again mark the return of the warm ... by John
 
The Shores Care Center at Peconic Landing among nation's best in skilled nursing care
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - GREENPORT, N.Y.  –  For the fourth consecutive year, The Shores Care Center at Peconic Landing has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s best in skilled nursing care. “Best Nursing Homes 2013” covers more than 15,000 nursing ... by John
 
Friends of the IDF Long Island Chapter to Honor Local IDF Lone Soldiers
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Cedarhurst, NY, May  9,  2013  – Over 500 prominent lay leaders and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) supporters from across the Long Island area are expected to attend the Five Towns and Greater South Shore 2 nd  Annual Community Event put on by the ... by John
 
Martin Viette Nurseries Brings Focus to Conservation
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - East Norwich – New York – As we approach the summer season, this fundraiser is knocking on summer’s door – Martin Viette Nurseries brings flowers to the forefront with a “Flower Power” themed fundraiser to benefit the Interfaith Nutrition Network and ... by John
 
Superstorm Sandy: A Live Town Hall - Special Two Hour Broadcast
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Superstorm Sandy: A Live Town Hall What worked. What didn't. What's next.   A Special Live Two-Hour Multiplatform Broadcast Event to Air and Livestream  on NJTV, THIRTEEN, WLIW21 and WHYY TV on  Thursday, May 16 ,  8-10p.m . Other regional media ... by John
 
Long Beach Waterfront Warriors 4th Annual Fundraiser for Wounded
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - LONG BEACH WATERFRONT WARRIORS TO HOLD FOURTH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER MONDAY, MAY 20 AT LOLA’S IN LONG BEACH; EVENT SUPPORTS SOLDIERS VISIT TO LONG BEACH JULY 19-24, 2013           Long Beach, NY – May 8, ... by John
 
EEA Presents Creativity in the Workplace Workshop & Networking
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , May 8, 2013) – East End Arts is pleased to announce their next event in the  Third Thursdays  arts-in-community series at Brecknock Hall, located at One Brecknock Road, at the entrance to Peconic Landing, in Greenport. Held the third Thursday of every month ... by John
 
New Life Magazine and 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Health and Wellness Conference Saturday, July 13, 2013
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Johnson Foundation, Be Well Now, and JGS Health Advisor & Image Consultants will collaborate in conducting a Free Health and Wellness Conference at the African American Museum in Hempstead, NY from  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  to provide health screenings and seminars, community referrals ... by John
 
Gun Buyback Events
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Assemblyman Phil Ramos Suffolk County Police Department and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers Invite you to the 2013 GUN BUYBACK EVENT Saturday, May 25, 2013 11:00am to 2:00pm Roca de Salvación, Pastor Alexi Acevedo 368 ... by John
 
Older Americans Month - May 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013 - “Unleash the power of age” (Administration on Aging - AoA) as the  Eastern Long Island Hospital Senior Options and Solutions Program celebrates Older Americans Month during the month of May in cooperation with the Town of Southold Human Services and the Mental Health Association ... by John
 
Mold Threatens Long Island Gardens
Friday, May 10, 2013 - For the past couple of years, gardeners on Long Island have been struggling with mold problems.  The watery mold which has taken hold in the soil of so many gardens on the island is particularly deadly to impatiens, one of the most popular annual plants which gardeners can buy.  ... by John
 
3 Men Charged in Long Island Lottery Scam
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - When 28 year old Marvin Choy Nij won the lottery, he took his ticket to a Riverside gas station on March 18 th to redeem his winnings.  Nij is from Guatemala and did not read or speak English.  When the three men working at the counter realized this, they robbed the man of nearly ... by John
 
Failed Clinical Trial Should Not Deter Researchers from Finding a Cure for Alzheimer's Disease
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - Mary Ann Malack-Ragona Says Failed Clinical Trial Should Not Deter Researchers from Finding a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. , says the failure of a potential ... by John
 
Peconic Landing May Mile & 5K set for this Saturday, May 11
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - East End’s premier Older Americans Month celebration to benefit Greenport Fire Department GREENPORT, N.Y.  –  Registrations are still being being accepted for the eighth annual Peconic Landing May Mile & 5K, Saturday, May 11, at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock ... by John
 
11th-Annual Teeny Awards Nominations Announced
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - Awards Ceremony to be held on June 9, 2013 Presented by East End Arts ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  May 8, 2013) – East End Arts is thrilled to announce the 2013 Teeny Awards Nominees. Theatrical productions presented by the  17 participating East End high ... by John
 
Carlos Zambrano to Play for Long Island Ducks
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - The Long Island Ducks have just acquired Carlos Zambrano, formerly of the Cubs.  Speaking on the transfer, Cubs teammate Jake Fox said, “He’s an extremely talented pitcher with a lot of experience.  He is very exuberant.  He is a good character for this league.  ... by John
 
ELIH Celebrates Health Care Auxilians
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - Eastern Long Island Hospital is pleased to recognize all of the dedicated men and women who volunteer for their community hospital on Health Care Auxilian Day, May 8, 2013. This day is devoted to the dedicated auxiliary members who collectively provide over 23,000 hours of service to ELIH ... by John
 
Long Island Community Buys Tesla's Historic Laboratory
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - After a six week internet crowdfunding effort, the Tesla Science Center of Wardenclyffe, Long Island announced that they were able to acquire a laboratory once used by Nikola Tesla for $850,000.  With the Long Island community’s help, the Tesla Science Center managed to raise $1.3 ... by John
 
East End Employment Expo Registration Now Open
Monday, May 6, 2013 - Businesses seeking new employees are invited to register now for the East End Employment Expo, hosted by the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency.  The expo will be hosted at the Sea Star Ballroom next to the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition ... by John
 
Long Island Marathon Results Come In
Sunday, May 5, 2013 - The 2013 Long Island Marathon started and finished without incident, and the results are now in.  Derek Rammelkamp, 23, was announced as the winner for the men’s marathon, and Kelly Gillen, 20, was announced as the winner of the women’s race.  Rammelkamp’s time was ... by John
 
Capital One Bank Announces Winners of Inaugural Financial Literacy Challenge
Friday, May 3, 2013 - Literacy Nassau of Freeport and South Oaks Hospital of Amityville Have Been Named Winners of Inaugural Capital One Bank Financial Literacy Challenge   Capital One Bank awards $171,000 in support of financial education and money management best practices on Long Island and ... by John
 
Long Islanders Want Protections in LIPA Deal
Friday, May 3, 2013 - Long Island’s 50+ Looking for Strong Utility Consumer Advocate as Gov. Cuomo Calls for Overhaul of LIPA, AARP Survey Finds Majority of Long Islanders Disappointed by LIPA’s Post-Sandy Recovery, Say Elected Officials Not Doing Enough to Help Fight Soaring Energy Bills NEW ... by John
 
Long Island Man Punches Ice Cream Cashier Over Coupon
Friday, May 3, 2013 - If you work as a cashier on Long Island and you think you’ve had to put up with some crazy customers, just wait until you hear what happened to a cashier working at Carvel ice cream on Dutch Broadway.  The 55 year old employee working at the counter received a coupon for one free ice ... by John
 
The Walk/Run for Friends of Karen at The Long Island Marathon
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - The Walk/Run for Friends of Karen at The Long Island Marathon Team Comes Together to Help Children Diagnosed with Cancer and Other Life-threatening Illnesses EAST MEADOW, NY - More than 275 walkers and runners will be among the nearly 10,000 participants expected at this ... by John
 
Organic Avenue Opens in Long Island - Plans to Double Footprint by Year's End
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - New York City’s favorite healthy lifestyle company has now officially opened in Long Island! Organic Avenue, the leading provider of organic cold pressed juices and vegan food, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest boutique location outside of Manhattan – a ... by John
 
Huntington Arts Council Announces Winners of Juried "Photography" Exhibition
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - Huntington  Arts Council Announces Winners of Juried "Photography" Exhibition at  the Main Street Petite Gallery   HUNTINGTON , NY- The Huntington Arts Council is proud to announce the winners of the 2013 "Photography" exhibition, ... by John
 
Sustainable Long Island Wins $130,000 Award for Sandy Recovery Work
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - A non-profit organization called Sustainable Long Island was recently awarded $130,000 for their work supporting recovery efforts in the area following Hurricane Sandy.  The award was granted by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock.  “UUC’s funding allows ... by John
 
Good Shepherd Hospice Presents Father's Day Workshop
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - Good Shepherd Hospice Presents Father’s Day Workshop  Navigating Grief On This Special Day 3 Workshops available When:              Tuesday June 11, 2013 ... by John
 
East End Arts Announces People's Choice Award Winners For Annual Members' Art Show
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , May 1, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the People’s Choice Award winners for their annual non-juried, all media Members’ Show,  Origins,  which was a tie-win.  The two pieces with the most votes were: Theresa ... by John
 
Nearly 50,000 home fires involved electrical failures or malfunctions
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - May 1, 2013 –  Electrical fires remain one of the top causes of home structure fires, according to a new report by the  National Fire Protection Association  (NFPA). The  Home Electrical Fires report  estimates that an electrical failure or malfunction factored ... by John
 
6 Months After Hurricane Sandy
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - It’s hard to believe for many Longer Islanders, but it has now been an entire half year since Hurricane Sandy swept across the island, leaving devastation in its wake.  A lot of progress has been made toward repairs and toward bolstering the strength of LI communities, but there is ... by John
 
Gruesome Discovery of two Decapitated animal heads in East Northport area
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - The Suffolk County SPCA is asking for information about circumstances surrounding the dumping of two decapitated animal heads in the East Northport area.  Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk SPCA said that the agency received a call that the animal heads, possibly a goat or sheep, were found ... by John
 
Who Shot This Opossum - Suffolk SPCA
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - The Suffolk County SPCA is asking for information about circumstances surrounding the dumping of a wounded opossum in the Holtsville area.  Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk SPCA said that the agency received a call from a resident on Blossom Avenue that the animal was found alive in a ... by John
 
Hampton Theatre Company presents Alan Ayckbourn's "How The Other Half Loves"
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - HAMPTON THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS  "HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES" Three couples, an indiscretion, a cover-up, accusations and crumbling alibis on overlapping sets all lead to confusion and uproarious comedy in the Hampton Theatre Company’s revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s “How ... by John
 
East Meadow Diner Owners Plead Guilty to Intentionally Underpaying Employees by $500K
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - East Meadow Diner Owners Plead Guilty to Intentionally Underpaying Employees by $500K DA’s Labor Unit secures plea; George and Thomas Strifas will pay back wages to 72 employees   MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced today that her ... by John
 
Cradle of Aviation Museum Holds 8th Annual Flying Model Expo
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - Looking for a fun activity to do this May on Long Island?  The Cradle of Aviation Museum has just announced that it will be holding its 8 th Annual Flying Model Expo on the weekend of May 18 th and 19 th from 10 in the morning to 5 in the evening.  The event is extremely popular on ... by John
 
Local First Responders Awarded at St. Catherine's Emergency Response Appreciation and Education Dinner
Monday, April 29, 2013 - Local first responders were presented with the “Protector of the Penumbra” award at St. Catherine’s quarterly Emergency Response Appreciation and Education Dinner held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the Watermill in Smithtown. Emergency response personnel in attendance received ... by John
 
Stranded Porpoise Released Off Long Island
Monday, April 29, 2013 - This weekend, a recovered porpoise named Noodle was released off the coast of Long Island.  The porpoise somehow managed to become stranded off of the coast of New Brunswick, Maine last October.  When Noodle was discovered by officials, he was ferried off to the Riverhead Foundation in ... by John
 
Total Faith Network Exclusive Interview with Phil Andrews President of 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.
Monday, April 29, 2013 - Hempstead, New York - Total Faith Network Exclusive Interview with Phil Andrews President of 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.  To view Total Faith Network Exclusive interview click on link here: http://244562.myvideotalkstudio.com/streaming/pages  Phil Andrews is ... by John
 
Oyster Bay Triathlon Clinic
Monday, April 29, 2013 - TRIATHLETES INVITED TO MAY 16 TH  CLINIC Triathletes of all ages and levels of ability are cordially invited to join the Greater Long Island Running Club on Thursday evening, May 19 th  for the  Runner’s Edge - TOBAY Triathlon Clinic. The Clinic will ... by John
 
Long Island Reptile Amnesty Held in Suffolk
Sunday, April 28, 2013 - A few days ago, a man who was on a walk by a dock discovered several small alligators which had been abandoned.  Since the alligators are not native to Long Island, it is almost certain that they were illegal pets.  The four alligators are going to a new home at the Long Island Aquarium ... by John
 
DEC Efforts Pay off for 2013 Summer Flounder Fishing
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - Season Opens May 1 with Full Season and Lower Size Limit The recreational fishing season for summer flounder will open May 1 and remain open through Sunday, September 29, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The flounder size limit is 19 inches and ... by John
 
Will PSEG Replace LIPA?
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - Hurricane Sandy drew attention to a number of deficiencies in the local and state governments, one of which was LIPA, the contractor which handles Long Island’s power needs.  Repairs to power lines were slow, and many residents had no power for weeks following Sandy, which in the cold ... by John
 
Paul J. Connor receives Peconic Landing's - 2013 Older Americans Champion Award
Friday, April 26, 2013 - Paul J. Connor, III, President/CEO of Eastern Long Island Hospital, is being honored for his commitment to ‘older Americans’ at the 8 th Annual Peconic Landing May Mile & 5K RACE/WALK on Saturday, May 11.  Proceeds benefit the Greenport Fire Department. The MAY MILE is a ... by John
 
LI Crisis Center Spring Call for Volunteers
Friday, April 26, 2013 - April 25, 2013, Bellmore, NY – Did you know that the Spring and the Summer are the seasons for the highest rate of suicide and suicide attempts - and not the Winter Holiday season?  This season, you can help make a difference in someone’s life by becoming a volunteer at Long ... by John
 
St. Catherine Celebrates Medical Lab Professionals Week and Educates the Future Generation
Friday, April 26, 2013 - Smithtown, New York —St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center saluted its laboratory professionals in honor of National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, recognized this April 22-26, 2013.  Medical Laboratory Professionals Week is an annual celebration of the laboratory professionals ... by John
 
Register Now For The Annual East End Employment Expo
Friday, April 26, 2013 - The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency have once again joined forces to host the East End Employment Expo for Riverhead and the surrounding areas on Tuesday, May 21 st   from 5:00-7:00pm at the Sea Star Ballroom, adjacent to the Long Island Aquarium ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet to Host its First Annual Kitten Shower
Friday, April 26, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc.  will host its first annual “Kitten Shower” on May 18 and 19 from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Light refreshments, games, tips and training techniques, and a meet and greet with the ... by John
 
New Rosalie Dimon Gallery Show: Featuring Alex Ferrone & Mary Twomey
Friday, April 26, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , April 26, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the exciting new art show at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery, at the Jamesport Manor Inn (located at 370 Manor Lane in Jamesport, NY) featuring East End Arts members:  aerial photographer Alex Ferrone and mixed ... by John
 
LI Crisis Center Asks for Volunteers
Friday, April 26, 2013 - Many people believe that winter has the highest suicide rate because of Seasonal Affective Disorder, but suicide rates are actually higher in spring and summer.  If you want to help someone out who is struggling to cope emotionally this spring or summer, now is your chance.  You can ... by John
 
FBI Questions Former Long Islander About Boston Massacre Suspect
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - The FBI recently interrogated Britney Smith, 23, a former Long Islander, about her friendship with Boston massacre suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  Smith said that she was not surprised to see the FBI waiting at her door since she knew the FBI was aware that she had been close to Tsarnaev’s ... by John
 
Mary Pickford Is Coming to New York
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Lexington, KY —To celebrate the release of  Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies , co-published by  The University Press of Kentucky  and the  Library of Congress , the book’s editor, Christel Schmidt, will be in New York for the following events:  ... by John
 
Friends of the IDF Long Island Chapter to Honor Local IDF Lone Soldiers
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Cedarhurst, NY, April 24, 2013  – Over 500 prominent lay leaders and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) supporters from across the Long Island area are expected to attend the Five Towns and Greater South Shore 2 nd  Annual Community Event put on by the FIDF Long ... by John
 
Holiday House Hamptons Kick Off Party, Meet the Designers during D&D Spring Market: May 15th, 6-8pm
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Holiday House  and  HC&G (Hamptons Cottages & Gardens)  are proud to announce the names of 22 interior designers and architects to participate in the first ever  Holiday House Hamptons . Taking place J une 23 through July 21, 2013  in Bridgehampton, NY, ... by John
 
EEA's 11th Annual Teeny Awards Ceremony: June 9
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  April 25, 2013) – East End Arts is pleased to announce that the 11 th -Annual Teeny Awards Ceremony will be held on  Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Southold Junior-Senior High School. The Teeny Awards, conceived from the idea of the Antoinette Perry ... by John
 
One Day Only! Carvel Free Cone Day Across the Country Tomorrow April 25th - Carvel gives back to the American Red Cross
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - ATLANTA (April 24, 2013) – Carvel America’s Freshest Ice Cream™, is marking April 25 as Free Cone Day. On April 25, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., participating Carvel Ice Cream shoppes will be offering a free junior cone of their famous “America’s Freshest Ice Cream.” ... by John
 
EEA's 17th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival - Sunday, May 26 in Riverhead
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , April 24, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the 17 th  Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival to be held Sunday, May 26, 2013, from 12 PM to 5 PM in downtown Riverhead, NY. Admission is free. The festival features street painting, an art ... by John
 
Corporate Meets Community - First Data Welcomes Friends of Karen Family to Headquarters Festivities
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Melville, NY  – When a Farmingdale mom shares the story of her family’s turbulent seven year odyssey with her son, Jake’s, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) diagnosis at First Data’s corporate offices, there is sure to be not a dry eye in the house. The event, ... by John
 
St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center Honors their Volunteers
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Smithtown, NY 11787 – In recognition of National Volunteer Week, St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center in collaboration with St. Catherine of Siena Hospital Medical Center held an appreciation event to honor their volunteers. This event was attended by over 80 ... by John
 
Affiliated Physician at Good Samaritan Hospital Appointed President of NYSAFP
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  In June ,   Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center  affiliated physician Raymond L. Ebarb, MD, FAAFP, will be inaugurated as president of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians (NYSAFP) at the Annual Meeting of Congress of ... by John
 
Cyberbullying - Threatening Our Youth
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Bellmore, NY, April 19, 2013 – As the trial of two young men begins involving the sexual assault, cyber bullying and suicide of a California high school student, it is critical that everyone be aware of this latest phenomenon of cyber bullying that is threatening the well-being and ... by John
 
Glen Cove Non-Profit Receives $20k from Bethpage
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Glen Cove, NY – April 23, 2013 - SCO Family of Services, the non-profit human service provider based in Glen Cove, New York, today announced the receipt of a $20,000 donation from Bethpage Federal Credit Union in support of SCO's upcoming Fashion Show benefit on May 1st. The benefit, which ... by John
 
Blackfoot Indian & Woodstock Legend Richie Havens Walks On
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - New York, NY – Folk singer, activist, and famed opening act at the 1969 Woodstock music festival,  Richie Havens ,  who was part Blackfoot Indian died of a heart attack on April 22, 2013, Earth Day, at the age of 72. Richie Havens offered his commitment both as a ... by John
 
Nellie McKay and Red Molly on Sat, May 18 @ Landmark on Main Street
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Nellie McKay and Red Molly on Sat, May 18 @ Landmark on Main Street Landmark on Main Street’s Main Stage Fabulous Folk Series will conclude for the 2012-13 Season with a double-bill:  Nellie McKay & Red Molly  on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 8 ... by John
 
Long Island Man Reunited with Man Who Saved His Life
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - Nick Secchi, a Long Island resident, was walking his puppy along Millburn Creek when his puppy got away from him and jumped in the creek.  Immediately the puppy started to drown, so Secchi threw himself in after.  While Secchi could swim, he didn’t realize that the bottom of the ... by John
 
Norman Stotz Award for Outstanding Chapter Leadership Stella Miller
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - It is with great pleasure that Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society announces Stella Miller, HOBAS’ Chapter President, as recipient of the Norman Stotz Award for Outstanding Chapter Leadership.  Stella recently received her award for her extraordinary volunteer service at the Spring ... by John
 
Ocean Parkway Nearly Repaired
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Hurricane Sandy may have struck months ago, but the recovery process has been an ongoing one, and for many Long Island residents, it’s far from over.  There’s good news though for commuters and business owners.  Five miles of damaged roads and dunes along the Ocean Parkway ... by John
 
Inter-generational Mother's Day Performance
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - East Norwich, NY -  The Jewish Women's Circle invites the community to celebrate mother's day with a musical performance by DASI Sessel, and a presentation by her mom, Debbie Sessel. Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 7:00PM. At 3 Johnson Court, East Norwich .  Delicious cheesecake ... by John
 
Tony DeSare Returns to Landmark on Saturday, May 11
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street’s Main Stage Cabaret Series continues with Tony DeSare on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 8 PM.   Landmark thanks our Landmark thanks our Main Stage Cabaret Series Sponsors Fern & Hersh Cohen, Susan Isaacs and Elkan Abramowitz, Sandy & Eric ... by John
 
Landmark on Main Street's Calendar-of-Events
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street is pleased to present the following programs:  Friday, April 26, 2013 Paul Byrom Dublin-born Paul Byrom is hailed as Ireland’s premier young tenor.  After joining Celtic Thunder, fans immediately nicknamed Byrom “The ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Volunteer Recognition
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Good Samaritan Hospital Lindenhurst/North Babylon Guild’s members Ruth Johnson and Claire Runyon have collectively  reached an amazing milestone , having contributed 18,000 and 32,755 hours respectively in volunteer work (standing L-R). Lindenhurst/North Babylon Guild’s member ... by John
 
Vendors Needed for Strawberry Festival at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - West Islip, NY 11795 – Craft vendors are needed for a Strawberry Festival to be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 (rain date Sunday, June 9, 2013) from 1:00pm – 4:00pm at Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center located at 111 Beach Drive, West Islip.  ... by John
 
Press Invitation: EEA's Spring Gala on May 4
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , April 23, 2013) –– East End Arts invites press to cover their Spring Gala, to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 6 PM to 11 PM, at Raphael Vineyard in Peconic, NY. This celebratory evening will  honor community supporters Alice & Jack Van de Wetering and ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet and Guardians of Rescue to Host Pints for Pits
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc.  — in partnership with Guardians of Rescue — will be holding “Pints for Pits” at Grumpy Jacks Sports Bar & Grill in Port Jefferson on Thursday, May 9 from 7:00 pm until ... by John
 
Save-A-Pet Presents 14th Annual Hounds on the Sound 3K Walk and Dog Adoption Event
Monday, April 22, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) — Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. presents the 14 th  annual Hounds on the Sound 3K Walk and Dog Adoption Event, which will take place June 9 at Memorial Park (off Route 25A and just west of the Port Jefferson Ferry) in ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Nursing Home's Resident Celebrations 100th Birthday
Monday, April 22, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 – Anthony Alduino, a resident at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Sayville , celebrated his 100 th birthday on March 18, 2013.  Anthony was born in Oakfield, New York to parents Joseph and Mary Alduino and was the oldest of seven children.  Anthony and his ... by John
 
Vocal Arts Competition in Hempstead
Monday, April 22, 2013 - Northeast District, National Association Of Negro Business And Professional Women’s Clubs, Inc. Hold Its Vocal Arts Competition For Emerging Artists The Northeast District (NED) of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs, Incorporated (NANBPWC, ... by John
 
Arts * Fashion & Culture as Solutions for 21st Century Life's Challenges and Pitfalls
Monday, April 22, 2013 - (April, 2013- Rockville Centre, NY) –  Your Time For Creative Empowerment, Inc .  is hosting the third annual  “Self-Empowering Workshop for College Bound 11 th  & 12 th  Grade Students,”  as well as,  “So Your Child is Going Off ... by John
 
Hurricane Sandy Takes Its Toll on Lawns
Monday, April 22, 2013 - Long Island residents thought they had discovered all the damage created by Hurricane Sandy, but some of the superstorm’s harm didn’t become obvious until now.  Why?  Because in wintertime, it’s hard to tell a dead tree or shrub from a living one.  But now that ... by John
 
St. Catherine Thanks the Many Faces of Dedicated Volunteers in Honor of National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013 - Smithtown, NY— National Volunteer Week is a time to celebrate people doing extraordinary things through service. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteerism and service as an integral aspect of our civic leadership. The ... by John
 
Top 10 BioGENEius Challenge Finalists to Compete in International BioGENEius Challenge
Monday, April 22, 2013 - April 22, 2013 – Chicago, IL  –  Today, the 2013 U.S. National BioGENEius Challenge named the top 10 U.S. students finalists who will go on to compete in the next and final stage of the competition: the 2013 International BioGENEius Challenge on Tuesday.  "The BioGENEius ... by John
 
Four Alligators Found on Long Island
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - Alligators aren’t really something you expect to run into in the wild on Long Island.  Frank Nasse ran into four of them while drinking a cup of coffee on Friday morning near a Long Island boat ramp.  The alligators only measured 2-3 feet in length, so they were not very old.  ... by John
 
Long Island Museum Exhibits Historic Fire Carriages
Saturday, April 20, 2013 - Before the era of automobiles, vehicle manufacturers had to deal with a number of unique challenges when designing fire carriages.  These unique carriages included pressurized steam pumpers and other types of technology which were cutting edge for their time.  They were also designed for ... by John
 
Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Friday, April 19, 2013 - DEC CONSERVATION OFFICERS CAPTURE GATORS IN PECONIC RIVER Special Amnesty Day to Occur on April 27 for Illegal Reptiles and Amphibians   Environmental Conservation Lieutenant Dallas Bengel and Officer Mark Simmons captured four juvenile alligators from the Peconic ... by John
 
Suffolk County Historical Society's Museum on Wheels
Friday, April 19, 2013 - The Suffolk County Historical Society has a brand new exhibit featuring artifacts from four nomadic tribes from different parts of the world.  But you cannot see the exhibit at the society’s Riverhead museum; the exhibit, like the artifacts it features, is nomadic, and will be traveling ... by John
 
The Stray Birds at Folk Music Society of Huntington, Centerport, NY
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - The Stray Birds will perform at Folk Music Society of Huntington in Centerport on Saturday, June 1 - www.fmshny.org. Drawing upon the richness of American folk music traditions, the signature power of The Stray Birds sound lies in outstanding songwriting that soars in three-part harmony. Raised on ... by John
 
Rock Out Autism Concert is Saturday At the Nutty Irishman
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - Apr. 18, 2013 - FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Rock Out Autism will be  April 20th 2013 Nutty Irishman 323 Main Street Farmingdale NY at 3pm This years Performers are, Nick Tangorra, This is All Now, Trish Torrales and the Premier, and The Karma Killers Ticket Info:  ... by John
 
Long Island Family Wins $130 Million Lawsuit
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - A family in Long Island who sued St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Port Jefferson have just won $130 in their lawsuit.  According to the parents of Shannon Reilly, mistakes made while the mother was giving birth to her resulted in Shannon’s cerebral palsy.  A jury ... by John
 
APEC's 2013 Green Gala at Terrace on the Park
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - APEC’s 2013 Green Gala at Terrace on the Park Honoring: Gerard Guidice of TD Bank, Daniel Scully of Tully Environmental, and Richard Blum of APEC DATE: Thursday, April 25, 2013 TIME: 6:00PM - 10:00 PM PLACE: Terrace on the Park FEE: $150 per person, Members $135 REGISTRATION: Please ... by John
 
The First Ever Holiday HOuse Hamptons
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - Holiday House Hamptons Open to the public Thursdays - Mondays from June 23rd - July 21st, 2013.    Thursdays 11:00am- 8:00pm, Fridays-Mondays 11:00am- 5:00pm.    For ticket information please visit:  www.holidayhousedesignshow.com ... by John
 
Infant Treated for Rare Lung Disorder at Good Samaritan Hospital
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Congenital lobar emphysema (CLE) is an extremely rare lung condition affecting fewer than one in 20,000 babies. Unfortunately, four-month-old Grant Denning beat those odds. Born five weeks early, Grant was hospitalized for respiratory distress several times in his first ... by John
 
LI Hispanic Business Owner of the Year Announced
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - MARLENE FLORES, OWNER OF MAR LE CAFÉ IN GLEN COVE RECEIVES 2012-2013 HISPANIC BUSINESS OWNER OF THE YEAR AWARD IN CEREMONIES HOSTED BY BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION As Part of the Stony Brook University New York State Small Business Development Center’s “Hispanic ... by John
 
New Reality Show Features Long Island “Princesses”
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - It’s certainly easier to get by on Long Island if you have a lot of money.  Apparently that plays a huge role in the public image which television viewers associate with LI.  A brand new reality television series on Bravo will be premiering on June 2 nd , and will feature the lives ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Announces New Family/Caregiver Support Group in Glen Cove
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. , announces the opening of a Family/Caregiver Support Group in Glen Cove for families and caregivers who are caring for a loved one with Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s ... by John
 
Jewish Child Care Association's Gala "Celebration of Hope" May 22, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - Honoring the important contributions of longtime JCCA Trustees and volunteers Jay and Terri Bialsky and Stephen and Lory Gilberg, Jewish Child Care Association’s  Celebration of Hope: A Cocktail Reception to Benefit Children and Families  will be held on Wednesday, May 22 nd ... by John
 
Jaycon Promoted to Marketing Manager of Public & External Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Justin Jaycon  was recently promoted to Marketing Manager of Public and External Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Previously, Mr. Jaycon served as Marketing Coordinator for Good Samaritan and Marketing Associate for South Nassau Communities Hospital ... by John
 
Jaycon Promoted to Marketing Manager of Public & External Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Justin Jaycon  was recently promoted to Marketing Manager of Public and External Affairs at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Previously, Mr. Jaycon served as Marketing Coordinator for Good Samaritan and Marketing Associate for South Nassau Communities Hospital ... by John
 
Changes Hair & Color Studio will Host Cut-A-Thon to Raise Funds for Breast Health Services at St. Catherine of Siena
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - Changes Hair and Color Studio of Smithtown will kick-off breast cancer awareness earlier than the national observatory month, traditionally held in October with a Cut-a-thon this April. On Sunday, April 21st from 9:00 am—6:00 pm at Changes Hair and Color Studio of Smithtown, guests can ... by John
 
Security Meeting Planned for Long Island Marathon
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - After the tragic events at the Boston Marathon yesterday, officials in Nassau County want to make sure that nothing will endanger the participants and spectators at the Long Island Marathon.  After the bombings in Boston, many cities around the country went on high alert.  According to ... by John
 
Spring, Not Winter, Is Peak Suicide Season
Monday, April 15, 2013 - Bellmore, NY, April 15, 2013 – According to a recent study issued by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, widely-held views that there is a suicide spike during the winter holidays is untrue.  Instead, suicide and suicide attempts actually spike during the spring/summer months. ... by John
 
2 Children Found Dead in Neighbor's Pool on Long Island
Monday, April 15, 2013 - Sharon Knowles, age 7, and Ralph Knowles, age 5, were reported missing by their mother, who called police to instigate a search.  The two were found dead in the pool belonging to their neighbor.  While the pool was only four feet deep, the two apparently did not know how to swim, and ... by John
 
Long Island High School Students Win National Competition
Monday, April 15, 2013 - America’s Top Auto Technicians: Greater New York High School Students Take 1st Place at National Auto Technology Competition $3+ Million Dollars in Scholarships & Prizes Awarded to Participants; Over Two Decades of Encouraging and Supporting a New Generation of Technicians ... by John
 
New Grants for Nassau and Suffolk County First-Time Homebuyers: Community Housing Innovations (CHI) Offers Assistance to Families Earning Nearly $100,000
Monday, April 15, 2013 - New Grants for Nassau and Suffolk County First-Time Homebuyers: Community Housing Innovations (CHI) Offers Assistance to Families Earning Nearly $100,000 Applicants Eligible Up to 90% of AMI April 15, 2013 — In 16 years,  Community Housing Innovations  (CHI) has ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Nursing Home To Host Taste of Sayville
Monday, April 15, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 – On Thursday, May 9, 2013, Good Samaritan Nursing Home, located at 101 Elm Street, Sayville will be hosting a “Taste of Sayville”. The evening will offer the community a variety of restaurant vendors from the Sayville area a chance to sample their ... by John
 
West Hills Animal Hospital Expands Operations
Monday, April 15, 2013 - Huntington, NY – After serving the Huntington community for 30 years as one of Long Island’s most respected veterinary practices, West Hills Animal Hospital has opened the West Hills Animal Emergency & Critical Care Center. Drs. Alan and Jared Coren have assembled an experienced ... by John
 
New Home for Erika's Place - Posh Coastal Lifestyle Boutique Now at 67 A Jobs Lane
Monday, April 15, 2013 - New Home for Erika's Place Posh Coastal Lifestyle Boutique Now at  67 A Jobs Lane Now in its second year in Southampton,  Erika's Place  has found a new home. Once tucked away in a courtyard further up the street, the posh coastal lifestyle boutique featuring chic ... by John
 
100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.'s Health & Wellness Chairman Kevin Byrd featured on Fios 1
Monday, April 15, 2013 - HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.  --  Hempstead, New York - 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.’s Health & Wellness Chairman featured on Fios1’s Heroes on our Island About: 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.: The Long Island Chapter is the second oldest chapter of 100 Black Men of ... by John
 
Courtney Anne Chicvak Named John Sciortino Memorial Scholar for Excellence in Labor and Employment Law
Friday, April 12, 2013 - Troy G. Rosasco, a Senior Partner at the law firm Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP in Ronkonkoma, and Adjunct Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law, has announced that Courtney Anne Chicvak has been named the John Sciortino Memorial Scholar for ... by John
 
East End Arts Spring Gala - May 4, 2013
Friday, April 12, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , April 12, 2013) –– East End Arts is thrilled to announce its Spring Gala, to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013, from 6 PM to 11 PM, at Raphael Vineyard in Peconic, NY. The celebratory evening will  honor community supporters Alice & Jack Van de Wetering and ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center Honors John Dominici for Living the Mission
Friday, April 12, 2013 - West Islip, NY – On April 4, 2013, John Dominici, from Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center in West Islip, was presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center
Friday, April 12, 2013 - West Islip, NY – On April 4, 2013, Evadney Terry from Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center in West Islip, was presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Nursing Home Hosts Annual Chinese Auction
Friday, April 12, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 – On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Good Samaritan Nursing Home will host their 4 th Annual Chinese Auction . This year the auction will be held at the West Sayville Fire Department, located at 80 Main Street, West Sayville . Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Admission is $10.00, ... by John
 
Murray To Be Recognized By United Hospital Fund
Friday, April 12, 2013 - Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) announces the selection of Thomas E. Murray, Jr., Chairman Board of Trustees, for the United Hospital Fund Distinguished Trustee Award.  Established in 1991, the award recognizes extraordinary service, leadership and a deep commitment to not-for-profit ... by John
 
Ocean State Job Lot to open first store on Long Island
Friday, April 12, 2013 - Supports local community with donations to Long Island Cares  food bank and Honor Flight Long Island WHO:   Ocean State Job Lot  – a leading closeout retailer based in Rhode Island with 109 stores throughout New England and New York   WHAT:   Grand ... by John
 
College Scorecard Reveals Low Graduation Rates at Long Island Colleges
Friday, April 12, 2013 - This February, the U.S. Department of Education released the online College Scorecard, a database which seeks to increase transparency regarding U.S. colleges and universities.  The data in the Scorecard includes information on costs for attendance, loan defaults, increases in price, and ... by John
 
Announcing SPARKBOOM arts catalyst
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Huntington , NY April 11, 2013 -  The Huntington Arts Council held a press conference to announce major funding for a new initiative involving arts and economic development on Long Island. The program is titled “SPARKBOOM” in reference to the creative process ... by John
 
Good Shepherd Hospice Presents Mother's Day Workshops
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - “When your mother or those that you mothered are no longer here” 3 Workshops available When:              Saturday May 4, 2013 ... by John
 
EEA Gallery: Art & Science Show Opening Reception - Friday, April 26
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , April 11, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the new  juried, all media  art show,  Art & Science,  at the East End Arts Gallery which will open with a  reception on Friday, April 26, from 5 PM to 7 PM . This show ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Presents 2013 Seminar Series
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - For the first time ever,  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  will host a series of seminars throughout the year 2013. Each of the six seminars will address a different topic regarding Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias. On April 23, Dr. Frank M. Volz, Jr., ... by John
 
Announcing SPARKBOOM arts catalyst
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Huntington , NY April 11, 2013 -  The Huntington Arts Council held a press conference to announce major funding for a new initiative involving arts and economic development on Long Island. The program is titled “SPARKBOOM” in reference to the creative process ... by John
 
Jones Beach and Other Long Island Beaches to Open for Memorial Day
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Memorial Day Weekend is one of the biggest events of the year for businesses on Long Island.  Tourists from New York City, upstate New York, and surrounding states annually venture to Long Island’s beautiful shores to relax and enjoy the sun and surf on Memorial Day Weekend.  This ... by John
 
Village of Hempstead Mayor, Trustees, Justice Officially Sworn In
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - Village of Hempstead Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr., Deputy Mayor Waylyn Hobbs Jr., Trustee Luis Figueroa and Village Justice Ayesha Brantley were recently sworn in to their official positions at a well-attended ceremony in the Hempstead Public Library Community Meeting Room. “I would like to ... by John
 
Staller Center presents Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Sat, 5.11.13
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - April 9, 2013, Stony Brook, NY— Staller Center at Stony Brook University presents Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the critically acclaimed all-male company of professional ballet dancers on performing on Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 pm. Fondly known as “The Trocks,” ... by John
 
East End Health Alliance and Empire BlueCross BlueShield Reach Agreement
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - Long Island, NY-   April 9, 2013 - Empire BlueCross BlueShield (Empire) and the East End Health Alliance (Alliance) have reached agreement on a new contract that will keep the Alliance hospitals in network for Empire members.  The contract settlement provides Empire’s Commercial, ... by John
 
Ocean State Job Lot North Babylon, NY grand opening details
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - NORTH BABYLON, N.Y.  (April 9, 2013):  Ocean State Job Lot, a leading closeout retailer based in Rhode Island with stores in New England and New York, will celebrate the grand opening of its 109th store at 1480 Deer Park Avenue in North Babylon, N.Y. on Saturday, April 13, 2013. ... by John
 
Honor a Local Hero at the Bethpage Air Show
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - If you know someone who performed a heroic or selfless act to help others during Hurricane Sandy or in the aftermath of the Superstorm, now is your chance to help that person find recognition and have fun at the Bethpage Air Show.  The airshow is hosting a competition called “Community ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Serves Up a Healthy Dose of Knowledge
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  On April 4, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center hosted a free wellness symposium, “A Healthy Serving of Knowledge,”  offered through its Good Sam University Free Community Lecture Series, at Captain Bill’s Restaurant in Bay Shore. Two hundred ... by John
 
Hundreds Reach Out to Help Friends of Karen's Children Diagnosed with Life-threatening Illnesses
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - East Meadow, NY  – An 11-year-old leukemia survivor, families with critically-ill children, athletes with special challenges, corporate employees and community members plan to converge as participants in the Walk-Run for Friends of Karen at the Long Island Marathon in East Meadow on ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Names The Theresa Patnode Santmann Interventional Cardiology Center
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  On April 3, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center recognized a $1 million donation from Babylon resident Theresa Patnode Santmann to support a $5.6 million upgrade to its  interventional cardiac services . When complete later this year, The ... by John
 
Port Jefferson Rotary seeing used CD donations for Mather Music Therapy Program
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - (Port Jefferson, NY)  The Rotary Club of Port Jefferson and John T. Mather Memorial Hospital are seeking donations of used CDs to help build a music library to aid the healing process of patients through music therapy.   On July 1, 2012, the Mather Hospital Transitional Care ... by John
 
EEA Presents Creativity in the Workplace Workshops - Third Thursdays in Greenport: April 18
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , April 9, 2013) – East End Arts is pleased to announce their  Third Thursdays  arts-in-community series at Brecknock Hall, located at One Brecknock Road, at the entrance to Peconic Landing, in Greenport. Held the third Thursday of every month from March ... by John
 
Kayaker Rescued from the Nissequogue River
Monday, April 8, 2013 - A 23 year old kayaker who was sinking in the Nissequogue River on Long Island was spotted by a birdwatcher, who reported his distress to local police.  Police officers in rescue boats and helicopters immediately rushed to the scene to ensure the safety of the kayaker.  The event took ... by John
 
Port Jefferson Boater's Mairitime Festival may 4th and 5th
Monday, April 8, 2013 - Port Jefferson, NY (April 5, 2013) In celebration of our rich maritime heritage, the Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson in partnership with the NY Marine Trade Association, presents the 2 nd Annual PJ Boater’s Maritime Festival May 4-5, 2013 An exciting festival will take place ... by John
 
The Gatsby Era Lives at NSHM
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - The Board of Trustees of the recently opened North Shore Historical Museum, at 140 Glen Street in Glen Cove, are thrilled to announce the first full exhibit “Abandoned Trunks,” costumes and accessories of the Gold Coast era of the North Shore, presented by Monica Randall, historian, ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Presents Inaugural Alzheimer's Regatta & Awards Dinner
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - Event Includes Paddling for Poker, a Regatta Benefit to Raise Funds for Alzheimer’s Research and Support On Saturday, June 15, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. will host its first-ever Alzheimer’s Regatta & Awards Dinner at the Sagamore ... by John
 
Adelphi Scholars Examine Violence in America
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - Adelphi University Scholars Examine “Violence in America”  In May’s Televised Series Exploring Critical Issues Program airs for two weeks beginning Sunday, May 5, 2013 in NY and CT on Cablevision 29 and 137; and FiOS 296; and streaming simultaneously at  ... by John
 
Usdan "Finale" Music Tech Workshops
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - USDAN CENTER TO PRESENT FOUR-DAY SUMMER WORKSHOPS FOR MUSIC EDUCATORS: “ FINALE : A VIBRANT TOOL FOR TODAY’S MUSIC EDUCATORS” JULY 8-11 and JULY 15-18 TAUGHT BY DAVID DOLGON, CERTIFIED  FINALE  CLINICIAN   Usdan Center for the Creative ... by John
 
Long Island Soldier Receives Silver Star
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - Sgt. 1 st Class Matthew Loheide of Patchogue, Long Island, recently was awarded with the Silver Star for heroism.  The soldier helped to evacuate wounded troops to helicopters so that they could be taken to safety after a bomb was dropped.  The bomb actually came from an Air Force jet ... by John
 
New York Judge Removes Age Restrictions on Plan B Pill
Saturday, April 6, 2013 - In local news which will impact the nation, Judge Edward R. Korman has ruled to remove the age restrictions on the morning-after “Plan B” pill.  Korman is a judge for the Eastern District of New York, which includes Long Island.  His decision is a landmark one, overturning an ... by John
 
Long Island Students Named Finalists in Premeir Science Competition
Friday, April 5, 2013 - Eight High School Students Named Finalists in National Biotechnology Research Competition   Elite Eight Head to Chicago to Compete Against Top Students From Across the Nation Washington, D.C. – April 5 ,2013 – The Biotechnology Institute today ... by John
 
Catholic Parish in Long Island Ousts Gay Man From Duties
Friday, April 5, 2013 - Nicholas Coppola, a man living on Long Island and an active member of St. Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, was recently ousted from his parish duties after it came to light that he had married his long-time partner, David Krespo.  Previously, Coppola had a number of parish duties, such ... by John
 
Leroy Ramsey Lecture Series at AA Museum
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - At the African American Museum: 110 North Franklin Street, Hempstead NY Leroy L. Ramsey Lecture Series    ( 2 events)  Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 3pm             “The African American Experience in ... by John
 
The Story Of A Girl Continues: Ninedays Returns With Spring/summer Tour And New Recording
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - St. James, NY (April 4, 2013) – Long Island, NY's own ninedays, best known for their smash hit song "Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" which hit #1 and topped the radio charts back in the year 2000, has just announced that the five original members of the band who performed on their classic Gold ... by John
 
Mary Ann Malack-Ragona Comments on Rising Costs of Caring for Those with Dementia
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - Bay Shore , NY  — Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer,  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  (ADRC), says that the costs associated with caring for those with dementia will grow exponentially and will burden both families and the ... by John
 
2nd Annual North Fork Waiter Race
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - The 2 nd Annual North Fork Waiter Race is coming to Greenport on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10 am.  The Market, located at 44 Front Street, is hosting this unique event once again and encourages the entire North Fork to get involved.  Proceeds will benefit health and wellness ... by John
 
Friends of Long Island Raising Money to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - Four months after Superstorm Sandy, many Long Island residents are still struggling to make ends meet, repair their damaged homes, and get back to their ordinary lives.  A new nonprofit group has formed to try to get some of those people back into their homes, called “Friends of Long ... by John
 
Suffolk Spca Requests Help For Medford Animal Rescue Case
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - The Suffolk County SPCA is requesting donations to help care for the animals taken from a home on Lincoln Rd in Medford. Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk SPCA said that the agency, Town of Brookhaven officials and The Star Foundation removed over 150 animals from the home on Tuesday April 2 nd ... by John
 
Long Island Inventor Wins Federal Award
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - A Long Island man who invented a phone system which cuts off automated marketing calls before the phone even starts to ring has won an award of $25,000 from the federal government.  Aaron Foss’ invention is named “Nomorobo,” and it can not only stop marketing calls from ... by John
 
Huntington Arts Council Presents Photography a Juried Exhibition at the Main Street Petite Gallery
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY- Thirty Two artists presenting 42 photographs has been chosen as finalists in the Huntington Arts Council's 2013 "Photography" exhibition.  The exhibition is juried by noted photographer Yvonne Berger, with Best in Show and Honorable Mention awards being announced at the ... by John
 
Main Street Petite Gallery Announces Photography Winners
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY- Thirty Two artists presenting 42 photographs has been chosen as finalists in the Huntington Arts Council's 2013 "Photography" exhibition.  The exhibition is juried by noted photographer Yvonne Berger, with Best in Show and Honorable Mention awards being announced at the ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center Hosts 7th Annual Pot of Gold
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - West Islip, NY   – On March 24, 2013, Our Lady of Consolation hosted their 7th Annual Pot of Gold Raffle Drawing & Dinner.  This was a fundraising event created in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day.  Guests received a traditional Irish dinner and were entertained with ... by John
 
New Jail Opens in Yaphank
Monday, April 1, 2013 - A brand new $185 million jail is opening this week in Yaphank in Suffolk County.  The facility will be the largest building erected in Suffolk anytime in the past three decades, and will reduce the overcrowded conditions in Riverhead County Jail.  105 prisoners will be transferred to the ... by John
 
Adelphi Considers The Fascination with Guns in America
Monday, April 1, 2013 - Adelphi University Considers “The Fascination with Guns in America” In Latest Exploring Critical Issues Televised Broadcast Program airs for two weeks beginning Sunday, April 21, 2013 in NY and CT on Cablevision 29 and 137; and FiOS 296; and streaming simultaneously at  ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Opens Lois and Edward Zeidler Memorial Alzheimer's Disease Research Library
Monday, April 1, 2013 - On March 21, The Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) opened the Lois and Edward Zeidler Memorial Alzheimer’s Disease Research Library to the public at its Bay Shore headquarters.  The new space, which houses resource materials on everything from early onset ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Announces New Translation Services for Clients
Monday, April 1, 2013 - Bay Shore , NY  — Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cyra Com, LLC, a diversified language service company established in 1995.  The company provides language services to over 2,000 ... by John
 
Red Cross Announces Relief Efforts for Long Island
Sunday, March 31, 2013 - Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the National American Red Cross, recently visited Long Island on the 21 st of March.  While visiting, McGovern spoke with community leaders about relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy.  Others who attended the meeting with the Red Cross CEO ... by John
 
Long Island Shellfishing Restrictions Lifted
Saturday, March 30, 2013 - Following Superstorm Sandy, New York authorities imposed higher restrictions on local shellfishing.  The increased restrictions were in effect for five months.  On Friday however, Newday reported that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation will allow shellfishing to resume ... by John
 
Brian Kerley Joins Catholic Health Services Continuing Care Division Board of Directors
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - Melville , NY – Catholic Health Services (CHS) has named Brian P. Kerley, Esq to its Board of Trustees for the Continuing Care Division. Partner at Furey, Kerley, Walsh, Matera & Cinquemani in Merrick, Kerley has more than 30 years of experience practicing in the medical legal ... by John
 
Catholic Home Care Honors Two Staff Members for Living the Mission
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - Melville , NY – Diane Trotta, Executive Assistant, and Phyllis Shulman, Physical Therapist, were recently presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and excellence.  Ms. Trotta, a ... by John
 
2013 ELIH Golf Classic Honors Bank Executive
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - Eastern Long Island Hospital will honor Kevin M. O’Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bridgehampton National Bank on Wednesday, May 15 th at its 21 st Annual Golf Classic.  This year, the classic will be held a little earlier in the season at Gardiner’s Bay ... by John
 
Dinner Theater at SCYC to Benefit GCAC April 19
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - The Eastline Productions Ltd, formerly Broadway Bound Studios, will once again generously donate a performance to benefit the Glen Cove Arts Council at the Sea Cliff Yacht Club. The play, Rumors, Neil Simon’s hysterical comedy, will be served with a delicious three course dinner, and a ... by John
 
What They Didn't Teach You In Real Estate School
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - In an effort to bring real world experience from experts in the industry, Elephant Networking, Inc. & First Equity Abstract Corp recently hosted a “What They Didn’t Teach You in Real Estate School” workshop for agents and brokers. The event was an unparalleled success. ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Hosting A Night at the Races
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Can’t make it to the Kentucky Derby this year? No worries…come to  The Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation’s “Night at the Races” instead. Enjoy casino-style games, video horse racing, music, food and fun on Thursday, ... by John
 
Our Lady Of Consolation Offers Discounted Meals For Senior Citizens
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - West Islip, NY 11795 - Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center is offering a discounted meal program to all Senior Citizens in the local community. This program consists of a hot, nutritious dinnertime meal, 7 days a week..  These meals will be served in the ... by John
 
Long Island Teen Killed on Birthday by Oncoming Train
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - Liam Armstrong, a Long Island teen celebrating his 18 th birthday, was commuting downtown with his friends when he tragically was killed by a northbound No. 2 express train at the 79 th St. Station downtown in Manhattan.  As you might expect, he didn’t get struck by coincidence.  ... by John
 
Kings Park Psychiatric Center Smoke Tower Brought Down
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - The Kings Park Psychiatric Center is something of a historical landmark in Kings Park on Long Island.  The institute closed down in the 1990s, but was a significant location when it first opened in 1885.  At the time, many mental institutes were overcrowded and used inhumane tactics to ... by John
 
Riverhead Chamber Of Commerce Announces New Members Of The Board And New Executive Board
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce announces the Board of Directors and Executive Board for 2013. Members of the Chamber of Commerce gathered for the Annual Membership Meeting and State of the Chamber Address at the Stony Brook Incubator in Calverton on January 31st . During the luncheon meeting, ... by John
 
South Shore Blueway Media Advisory
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - South Shore Blueway Trail Workshop Who:    Nassau County,                 The Village of Freeport,                 And the Towns of Hempstead and Oyster Bay What:   South Shore Blueway ... by John
 
Local News Announcement: HighTower Expands into Long Island w/ Addition of MK Wealth Management
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - HighTower, the nation's first advisor-owned financial services firm serving wealthy families and institutional clients, announces that MK Wealth Management, a leading advisory team on Long Island, is joining the HighTower partnership. MK Wealth Management's principal, Mark Kravietz, who has more ... by John
 
Long Beach Gardeners find Post-Sandy Solutions at Landscaping Forum
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - Over 150 Long Beach residents packed a meeting room at the Magnolia Senior Center on Thursday, March 21 to hear landscaping and horticultural professionals offer advice on effective methods of cleaning up garden and lawn damage left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.   The Farmingdale ... by John
 
Daniel S. Schwartz, MD, Appointed Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - Smithtown, NY -  Daniel S. Schwartz, MD has been appointed as the Medical Director of Thoracic Oncology at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center. He is board certified in both Cardiothoracic Surgery and General Surgery, and has a special interest in thoracic oncology and complex surgical ... by John
 
Help Save-A-Pet Celebrate National Pet Day By Adopting a Rescue
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - (Port Jefferson Station, NY) —  In honor of our nation’s love of pets, April 11 has been named “National Pet Day.”  While more than 60 percent of households have pets, Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center, Inc. wants the public to ... by John
 
Mother/Daughters Volunteers Making a Difference at Good Samaritan Hospital
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - Six vital members of the Guilds of Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center represent three of the mother/daughter teams who have collectively contributed 141 years of service in volunteer work.  A volunteer awards luncheon that will honor these women and other dedicated volunteers will be ... by John
 
Long Island Young Entrepreneur Challenge Accepting Entries
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - The annual Long Island Young Entrepreneur Challenge, a contest to help local entrepreneurs aged 17-22 procure funding for business start-ups, is now accepting new entries.  The competition is open to Suffolk and Nassau residents and also to students who are attending accredited universities ... by John
 
Railroad Museum begins $1 Million Fundraising Campaign
Monday, March 25, 2013 - Railroad Museum begins $1 Million Fundraising Campaign  Partners with Strasburg Rail Road Company to Restore and Operate LIRR G5s Locomotive #39 Greenport, NY. The Board of Trustees of the Railroad Museum of Long Island (RMLI) is pleased to announce that RMLI’s Board of ... by John
 
Long Island Wine Council Hosts Social Media Contests
Monday, March 25, 2013 - The Long Island Wine Council has been making efforts to reach out to Nassau and Suffolk customers on its Facebook page with a variety of contests and promotions.  The most recent contest launched for spring asks visitors on the council’s FB page to guess which day the first buds will ... by John
 
Port Washington Woman Stressed Out From Corporate World Gets A Massage...Business
Monday, March 25, 2013 - When the stresses of her corporate job got to be too much, Port Washington’s Rosalia Yarrington decided to get a massage…business.  Rosalia and her husband Robert opened up their own  Hand & Stone  franchise in Port Washington at the end of 2012.  The business ... by John
 
Healing Tai Chi/KiGong for Adults
Monday, March 25, 2013 - Great for Stress-Relief, Relaxation, Better Focus, Strength and Flexibility! Smithtown Recreation is pleased to announce the dates and times (See Attachment) for the upcoming sessions of "Healing Tai Chi/ KiGong for Adults" being held at the Body & Brain Training Center, 19 E. Main ... by John
 
Long Island Aquarium Launches Sea Otter Naming Contest
Sunday, March 24, 2013 - If you love adorable furry animals and you live on Long Island, you may be aware that this weekend, four baby otters were born in the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center.  The otters, three males and one female, are the offspring of two otters named Peanut Butter and Jelly.  If ... by John
 
Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Drones
Saturday, March 23, 2013 - A couple weeks ago, a pilot who was taking an aircraft into J.F.K. Airport on Long Island reported that he had seen a drone in the air.  While investigations yielded no information and the sighting remains a mystery, the pilot is not the only one in New York to be concerned about domestic ... by John
 
Long Island Kegel Ad Offends Rail Commuters
Friday, March 22, 2013 - An ad for Veria Living, a health and wellness TV station, has offended some commuters on the Long Island Rail Road to the point of complaining.  The ad reads, “Ladies, admit it.  You’re doing kegels right now.”  Kegel exercises can be done anywhere without anyone ... by John
 
The Walk/Run For Friends of Karen at The Long Island Marathon
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - The Walk/Run For Friends of Karen at The Long Island Marathon An Opportunity to Help Children Diagnosed with Cancer and Other Life-threatening Illnesses  5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 4      10K, Half & Full Marathon on Sunday, May 5 Eisenhower ... by John
 
Peconic Landing announces Community Connection life enrichment & cultural series
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - GREENPORT, N.Y.  ––  Landing has announced its spring Community Connection series of life enrichment and cultural programs for area residents of all ages. At this not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Greenport, many of the Community Connection ... by John
 
National Grid offers rebuilding safety tips for first day of spring
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - NATIONAL GRID URGES CUSTOMERS AND COMMUNITIES TO STAY SAFE THIS SPRING DURING SANDY REBUILD PROJECTS Make Safety a Priority: Call New York 811 Before   You Dig As communities continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy, and spring weather brings more rebuilding and outdoor work by ... by John
 
3rd Annual College Regional MWBE Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - *3rd Annual* *College Regional MWBE Conference* *Sponsored by: SUNY College at Old Westbury* *and the State University of New York* * * *When: April 15, 2013 * *Where: SUNY College at Old Westbury * *Duane L. Jones Recital Hall, Campus Center Building * *223 Store Hill ... by John
 
Locals for Locals Fundraiser in Memory of George Costello Sr.
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - The Rotary Club of Greenport will dedicate this year’s Locals for Locals fundraiser to the late George Costello Sr. for the benefit of the American Legion Hall.  “George was a vital member of the Greenport community, and the club will be honoring his memory with this event,” ... by John
 
St. Catherine Offers Free, New Support Group for Caregivers with Dementia
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Smithtown, New York—Caring for a loved one with dementia can be challenging for families and caregivers. People with dementia from conditions such as Alzheimer’s and related diseases have a progressive brain disorder that makes it more and more difficult for them to remember things, ... by John
 
Two Displaced Families Come Together to host party for children
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - The Kellys and the Maroneys are two neighboring families who lived near Venetian Shores in Lindenhurst and became displaced by Superstorm Sandy.  Last year, the Kellys' 8 year-old daughter, Keelynn, hosted a party surrounding the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards at her home.  The party ... by John
 
Staller Center presents Winterreise (A Winter's Journey) with Scarlata, baritone, and Kalish, piano
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Stony Brook--  Winterreise    (A Winter’s Journey), a beloved song cycle by Franz Schubert, will be performed by Randall Scarlata, baritone, and Gilbert Kalish, piano, at Staller Center on Friday, April 5 at 8:00 pm in the Recital Hall.  Winterreise  is ... by John
 
300 Guns Seized from Long Island Home
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - More than 300 guns were recently seized from a Long Island home located near a local high school in the town of Centereach.  Many of the weapons, owned by Jay Steiner, 66, were illegal. Suffolk police received a tip from a fellow gun owner who visited Steiner's home.  The guns, ... by John
 
Staller Center presents Dance Brazil, Sat, April 6 at 8 pm
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Stony Brook, NY—  Staller Center at Stony Brook University presents Dance Brazil, an ensemble of ten athletic dancers who enthrall audiences with their unique fusion of Afro-Brazilian music, contemporary dance and  capoeira. Capoeira,  a uniquely Brazilian form combining ... by John
 
Authors, Writers and Publishing Industry Insiders Launch Long Island Authors and Writers Society at Meet and Greet Event
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - (Melville, NY -- March 20, 2013) - An array of authors, writers, journalists, poets and publishing industry insiders met at the Melville Marriott this evening to launch the LIAWS (Long Island Authors and Writers Society  www.LIAWS.org ), a new organization dedicated to enhancing and ... by John
 
A Budget that Creates Jobs & Cuts Taxes
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders have announced an agreement on the budget for 2013-2014 that closes a $1.3 billion deficit, creates jobs, and cuts taxes for middle class families and small businesses. This agreement puts the state on track to pass an on-time or early budget for the third ... by John
 
Open Call for Artists: EEA's 2nd Annual National Show
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - (RIVERHEAD, NY, March 21, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is accepting artist entries for their upcoming second annual national juried art competition and exhibit; this year themed H2O. Guest jurors for this competition are Peter J. Marcelle, Director of the Gerald Peters Gallery in ... by John
 
Six Fitness Tips To Help You Get Ready For Summer!
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Spring is here and there are only 6 weeks or so until Memorial Day…Will your body be ready? As of April 22 nd , there are only six weeks left until the big unveiling!  Will you be swimsuit and tank top ready? If not, stop making excuses and make a commitment to yourself today. ... by John
 
Accu Data Payroll Launches App
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Hicksville, NY – March 21, 2013 – Accu Data Payroll, Long Island’s leading payroll outsourcing provider, has launched Online Employer, an Apple App, that provides easy, immediate access to payroll information for both employers and employees. “Online Employer was ... by John
 
Long Island Pepsi Bottling Franchise Purchased by Honickman Group
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - Honickman Group, a company based in Pennsauken, New Jersey, has just announced that it will be purchasing Pepsi bottling franchise operations from a Long Island company, Pepsi Bottling Ventures L.L.C.  Details regarding the terms which govern the transaction have not been released to the ... by John
 
Locals for Locals Fundraiser
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - The Rotary Club of Greenport will dedicate this year’s Locals for Locals fundraiser to the late George Costello Sr. for the benefit of the American Legion Hall.  “George was a vital member of the Greenport community, and the club will be honoring his memory with this event,” ... by John
 
2012 Black Bear Harvest Report
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - DEC: 2012 IS ONE OF THE HIGHEST BEAR HARVESTS ON RECORD IN NEW YORK   New York bear hunters took 1,337 black bears during the 2012 hunting seasons, making last year the third highest bear harvest on record in New York, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) ... by John
 
Long Island College Hospital Will Shut Down
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - For weeks now, there has been an ongoing controversy over whether or not Long Island College Hospital should be shut down for budgeting reasons.  While LICH is located in Queens, it serves patients from the surrounding counties as well, including nearby Nassau, and also is staffed by ... by John
 
Autism Seminar Returns to Long Island
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - Autism Seminar Returns to Long Island. For Autism Awareness Month Goal is better understanding of interactions with individuals with autism, especially in emergency situations Scheduled this year to coincide with Autism Awareness Month, The Flying Point Foundation for Autism has ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Appoints New Executive Chef
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - West Islip, NY - Niels R. Polund was recently appointed executive chef of Food and Nutrition Services. He will be leading the culinary team in implementation of a new room service program. Polund has more than 30 years of experience in culinary art for restaurants and hotels. He is specialty ... by John
 
Hispanic Literary Night of Suffolk
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - We invite you to be our guest to the Hispanic Literary Night of Suffolk County to be held on Friday , March 29,2013 at 5:30 PM in the historical eighteen century Scully Estate in Islip, South Bay Ave. Islip, NY 11751, which is run by the Suffolk County Environmental Center/ Seatuck Conserving LI ... by John
 
An Evening of One-Act Plays at WHBPAC
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - The Nancy & Frederick DeMatteis Arts Education program at the newly refurbished, not-for-profit Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center presents An Evening of One-Act Plays - “Drop Dead Juliet” and “ All I Really Need to Know I Learned by Being in a Bad Play” - ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Staff Go-For-The-Green
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - St. Catherine of Siena was a Silver Sponsor at the Rotary Club of Smithtown’s 20 th Annual St. Patrick’s Day “Go-for-The-Green” 5K Run and 1 mile family run on Saturday, March 16, 2013, where staff members also ran/walked at the event. Additionally, the medical center had ... by John
 
Find Out What Film Schools Overlook
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - An illuminating and entertaining exploration of the real world skills every filmmaker needs, this three-hour class taught by Long Island -based independent filmmaker Glenn Andreiev will include interactive discussions (it’s not just a lecture), film clips and take home materials. ... by John
 
New Programs Announced @ Landmark: Celtic Thunder's Paul Byrom April 26 and Chris Mann May 3
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street is pleased to announce two new programs added to our 2012-13 Season Spring line-up: Paul Byrom (Celtic Thunder’s “Swanky Tenor”) on April 26 and Chris Mann who is best known for being a finalist on The Voice and for his recent PBS Special on May 3. We ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Honors its Physicians this National Doctors Day
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center recognized physicians for their tremendous contribution to the hospital and its surrounding communities on Monday, March 18th, at an annual physician appreciation breakfast in honor of Doctor’s Day, to be observed nationally on March 30, 2013. ... by John
 
Upcoming Events for Long Island Children
Sunday, March 17, 2013 - In search of a fun activity for the family this month?  Here are some local events happening around Long Island which are geared toward children and which can be fun for the whole family: “Pinocchio” by the Arena Players Children’s Theater.  This show will air ... by John
 
Long Island Father Sues U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - Long Island resident Leonel Ruiz is suing the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the behalf of his daughter, Emily Ruiz, who was deported to Guatemala and separated from her family two years ago.  She was returned within three weeks, but her family members now say that she suffered ... by John
 
Huntington Elks Lodge to Host St. Patrick's Day Party
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - The Huntington Elks Lodge 1565 restaurant and catering hall, located at 195 Main Street in Huntington Village, will host an Irish-themed St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Dance Party in conjunction with St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 16 from 7 to 11 p.m. The party will feature an ... by John
 
St. Catherine Educates Seniors about How to Minimize Stroke Risks
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - Stroke Coordinator Catherine Videtto, RN, MSN, CCRN, ANP, CPHQ and social worker Lita Fenn educated members at the Smithtown Senior Center about minimizing stroke risks, on Friday, March 15, 2013. St. Catherine’s Community Outreach Program was created to help raise awareness and educate ... by John
 
Broadway Spirit Coming to Landmark on Main Street April 20
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street’s Main Stage Cabaret Series continues with a program custom-made for Landmark on Main Street called Broadway Spirit on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 8 PM.   Landmark thanks our Main Stage Cabaret Series Sponsors Fern & Hersh Cohen, ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Announces New Caregiver Support Group in West Babylon
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. , announces the opening of a Caregiver Support Group in West Babylon for caregivers who are caring for a loved one with Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s Disease. ... by John
 
New Administrator of Ambulatory Care at Good Samaritan Hospital
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Melissa Heller, MPA, BA, has assumed a new role as  Ambulatory Care  Administrator for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. Previously, she held the position of Project Manager since joining Good Samaritan in 2010. She has been with  Catholic ... by John
 
Employee of the Quarter Named Eastern LI Hospital
Saturday, March 16, 2013 - EMPLOYEE OF THE QUARTER NAMED Greenport Resident Recognized at Eastern Long Island Hospital Eastern Long Island Hospital congratulates Lillie Monique, a resident of Greenport recently named Employee of the Quarter.  Nominated by her peers, Lillie has been in the Nursing Department ... by John
 
Long Island Farm Bureau Focuses on Immigration
Friday, March 15, 2013 - This week, Long Island Farm Bureau member Joe Gergela discussed the importance of immigrant workers in the Long Island economy in detail.  Gergela, along with other leaders in the Long Island business community, are calling for immigration reform, namely improvements to the system overall, ... by John
 
Grateful Parents Credit Good Samaritan's Pediatric Specialty Care Center for Daughter's Life
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  “Our daughter Maggie is alive today thanks to the divine intervention and medical technology of physicians, nurses and staff at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center,” said grateful father Ty Bacon. “If she hadn’t been accurately ... by John
 
Interactive Scavenger Hunt - ORIGINS
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , March 14, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce a new opportunity for family fun at the East End Arts Gallery, located at 133 East Main Street in Riverhead, NY.  Families are invited to explore the Gallery with an interactive Scavenger Hunt, where adults ... by John
 
Small Businesses on Long Island Report Improvements
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - The general thinking these days is that economic conditions on Long Island are pretty dire, but there may be some hope after all.  A new study sponsored by the Bethpage Federal Credit Union and conducted by the Stony Brook University Center for Survey Research reveals that there have been ... by John
 
Long Island Man Risks His Life to Save a Family from a Fire
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - Jeff Arnold, a Long Island man, recently had the misfortune of losing all of his property to a house fire.  He didn’t lose his life or his family though, and that was thanks to the intervention of a good Samaritan who was driving by at the time that the house was burning down.  ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center Seeks Sunday Transport Volunteers
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - West Islip, NY -- Our Lady of Consolation, a 450-bed nursing and rehabilitative care center located at 111 Beach Drive in West Islip, currently seeks compassionate individuals willing to volunteer their time as transporters for Sunday Mass. These volunteers will assist in bringing the residents ... by John
 
Director of Facilities Management at Good Samaritan Promoted
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Richard C. Bie, PE, was recently promoted to Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management. He started at Good Samaritan Hospital in 2009 as Director of Plant Engineering. Bie is a New York State licensed professional engineer whose responsibilities include facilities ... by John
 
Newell Rubbermade Employees Give Back to Rebuild Long Beach - 3/13 12PM
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - Newell Rubbermaid Employees Give Back to Rebuild Long Beach in Wake of Superstorm Sandy Employees to spend Wednesday, March 13th restoring community hard-hit by 2012 storm, leaving behind more than $10,000 in product donations to aid City of Long Beach WHAT: Long Beach residents affected by ... by John
 
Free Screenings Offered at St. Catherine's Digestive Health & Nutrition Day
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - Smithtown, NY -  March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and St. Catherine Medical Center is dedicated to educating the community about prevention and early detection. “We use this month to dispel a lot of myths,” said Assistant Director of the Colon and Rectal ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Promotes Loiacono to SVP
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Joseph Loiacono has been promoted to senior vice president of administration at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. He joined Good Samaritan as vice president of administration in 2009 bringing nearly 30 years of experience in the health care industry. In his new role, ... by John
 
Celebrate Earth Day As Children Go “Green at the Game Farm”
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - Manorville, NY — All living things need water to survive and stay hydrated. Do you appreciate the water found all around you that helps you grow? On April 20, The Long Island Game Farm is hosting “Green at the Game Farm,” a special Earth Day event that will take place from 11 ... by John
 
First Official Single off the Band's Third Studio Release “Legendary” Out April 16th
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - Los Angeles, CA (March 12, 2013) – Pop/Rock quintet The Summer Set have released their new single “Boomerang” today on iTunes.  The track is the band’s first official single from their forthcoming third studio album “Legendary,” out April 16 th  via ... by John
 
19th Annual "Prom Boutique" Event To Assist Hurricane Sandy Victims
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - GARDEN CITY, NY - (March 12, 2013) This spring, Nassau Community College will once again partner with the Long Island Volunteer Center to host the 19 th  Annual Prom Boutique program. Since the start of the program in 1993, over 5,000 participants have had their dreams come true by ... by John
 
Long Island Resident Wins Groundbreaking Prenup Lawsuit
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - Elizabeth Petrakis, a Long Island resident, recently went to court with her ex-husband, Peter Petrakis, over the terms of the prenuptial agreement she signed with him.  What makes the case so groundbreaking?  The fact that Petrakis managed to get the agreement tossed out by the court on ... by John
 
Al Gore's Comments on Hurricane Sandy and More
Monday, March 11, 2013 - Former Vice President Al Gore recently attended the Long Island Association’s biannual luncheon at the Crest Hollow Country Club, where he delivered comments on Hurricane Sandy and a number of other issues facing Long Island officials and corporations, and also discussed issues which are of ... by John
 
St. Patrick's Day Long Island Parade Guide
Monday, March 11, 2013 - Next Sunday, March 17 th , a week from today, is St. Patrick’s Day.  St. Patrick’s Day has always been a big deal on Long Island.  In Suffolk and Nassau counties, it is more than just one day: it is a whole month of celebrations, parties and parades.  If you want to ... by John
 
Arturo Sandoval – Winner of 9 Grammy Awards – At Landmark on Main Street April 6
Monday, March 11, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street is thrilled to present the Jazz Great Arturo Sandoval to conclude this season’s World Beat Series on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 8 PM.  Landmark thanks World Beat Series Sponsors NY Community Bank Foundation and program sponsors Julie and Joel ... by John
 
Jim West's "Dinosaurs!" April 6 at Landmark on Main Street
Monday, March 11, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street’s Children’s Series continues with Jim West’s “Dinosaurs!” on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2 PM.   Landmark thanks our Children’s Series Sponsors PM Pediatrics and Likeable Media and program sponsors Sandy & Stephan ... by John
 
Landmark on Main Street's Spotlight Gala (Take 2)
Monday, March 11, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street’s Spotlight Gala (Take 2) Will Star Broadway Leading Lady Stephanie J. Block on May 10   Hurricane Sandy was truly a show-stopper for our Spotlight Gala planned for November 3, 2012.  But, we’re taking it from the top and hope ... by John
 
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Celtic Fiddler Natalie MacMaster!
Monday, March 11, 2013 - Landmark on Main Street is thrilled to present Natalie MacMaster to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Eve on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 8 PM.  Landmark thanks Program Sponsors WFUV Radio, Finn MacCool’s and Mark Annunziata, P.C.   Landmark gratefully ... by John
 
Long Island Singles Events - An Overview
Sunday, March 10, 2013 - Singles Events on Long Island There’s no better place on the East Coast for singles than Long Island.   Are you a Long Island single looking to meet and greet in Nassau and Suffolk Counties? No matter what environment you are most ... by John
 
Long Island Pastor Tackles and Prays for Burglar
Saturday, March 9, 2013 - In a rather amusing incident in Suffolk County this Thursday, a Long Island pastor tackled an intruder he discovered in his parish.  Rev. Michael Janowski of the nondenominational Lamb’s Chapel in Center Moriches entered his parish at six in the morning, only to discover he was not ... by John
 
EEA Presents Creativity in the Workplace Workshops - Third Thursdays in Greenport starting March 21
Friday, March 8, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , March 8, 2013) – East End Arts is pleased to announce the return of their  Third Thursdays  arts-in-community series at Brecknock Hall, located at One Brecknock Road, at the entrance to Peconic Landing, in Greenport. Held the third Thursday of every month ... by John
 
West Islip High School Students Visit Residents
Friday, March 8, 2013 - West Islip, NY – On Wednesday, March 6, 2013, students from West Islip High School visited the residents of Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center.  This trip was organized by Kim DeRosa, who along with other students from the student senate participated ... by John
 
St. Catherine Receives 2013 Best Practices Award for Reducing Falls
Friday, March 8, 2013 - Smithtown, NY  -  Medical malpractice insurer, Physician’s Reciprocal Insurers (PRI), based in Roslyn, New York, honored St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center at the Risk Management and Patient Safety Best Practices Award Breakfast, March 5, 2013. The medical center received an ... by John
 
Stony Brook Opera, Stony Brook Baroque Players Present Handel's Orlando
Friday, March 8, 2013 - STONY BROOK, NY, March 7, 2013  – The Stony Brook Opera and the Stony Brook Baroque Players will present a fully-staged production of George Frideric Handel’s opera Orlando  (1733)   on the Main Stage of the Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University. Two ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Nursing Home Hosts Annual Chinese Auction
Friday, March 8, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 – On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Good Samaritan Nursing Home will host their 4 th Annual Chinese Auction . This year the auction will be held at the West Sayville Fire Department, located at 80 Main Street, West Sayville . Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Admission is $10.00, ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center Offers Bereavement Group
Friday, March 8, 2013 - West Islip , NY 11795 – Our Lady of Consolation Nursing andRehabilitativeCareCenter’s Pastoral Care Department will be providing a bereavement support group to community members mourning the loss of a loved one.  Eight sessions will be held on Monday afternoons from April 1, ... by John
 
3rd Curator's Talk - "Bridgehampton Whalers - A Farmer's Life at Sea"
Friday, March 8, 2013 - CURATOR’S TALK, THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 12NOON: WILLIAM CORWITH HOUSE MUSEUM, 2368 MONTAUK HIGHWAY, BRIDGEHAMPTON PHOTO ATTACHED:  Vintage photo, collection of the Bridgehampton Historical society. The third of four tour’s through the Bridgehampton Historical Society’s ... by John
 
Women's Military Charity, "Shining Service Worldwide" Marches Into Long Island For Women's History Month
Friday, March 8, 2013 - Stony Brook, NY— Thanks to the charitable efforts of women’s empowerment supporter,Shining Service Worldwide:   www.shiningserviceworldwide.com , deserving local women in our country’s military family will receive a complimentary, complete beauty ... by John
 
Peconic Landing Promotes Laurelle Cassone to Sales Director
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - GREENPORT, N.Y. –– Peconic Landing has announced the promotion of Laurelle Cassone, currently sales manager, to the position of sales director of the not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Greenport. “Laurelle has been an integral part of the Peconic Landing ... by John
 
Long Island Residents Prepare for Flooding and Snow
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - If you’re located anywhere along the Long Island or New Jersey shore tonight, you should get ready for a serious Nor’easter which is coming in, bringing flooding and strong winds in its wake.  The damage left by Hurricane Sandy is a stark reminder of the pain and loss which ... by John
 
National Grid Prepares LIPA System for Impact of Projected Storm
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - National Grid has taken advance steps to prepare LIPA’s system for an impending storm which is predicted to bring rain, snow, localized flooding and damaging winds to Long Island, with sustained winds of 30-35 mph and gusts potentially reaching 50 mph. Weather forecasters are predicting that ... by John
 
The Long Beach Community Presents Forum "In the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - How Does Your Garden Grow?"
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - March 5, 2013 – Long Beach, NY – While the people of Long Beach continue to renovate their homes and restore some normalcy to their lives, a local community group has scheduled a forum for those looking to repair damage to their gardens, lawns and flower beds after the devastating ... by John
 
Safely Dispose of Unused/Expired Drugs
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - West Islip, NY  – Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s  Pharmacy Department  has scheduled a drug “take back” day on Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, in partnership with the federal  Drug Enforcement Administration .  Members ... by John
 
ADRC Presents 9th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference and Expo 2013
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - ADRC Presents 9 th  Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference and Expo 2013 Keynote Speech Offers a Personal Insight into Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease ... by John
 
Beach Street Middle School Students Visit Residents
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - West Islip, NY  – On Thursday, February 14, 2013, students from Beach Street Middle School in West Islip, visited the residents of Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center for Valentine’s Day.  The students handed out 200 carnations and handmade ... by John
 
East End Arts' Annual Members' Show - Reception: March 15
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , March 5, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce their Annual non-juried, all media Members’ Show,  Origins. The Opening reception   will be held  Friday, March 15, 5 PM to 7 PM . East End Arts members are invited to ... by John
 
Iridesense Celebrates 20 Years of Long Island Music at Patchogue Theatre
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - Merrick, NY (March 13, 2013) It was 20 years ago today....wait, wrong band. In 1993, Iridesense was assembled to play then High Schooler Rick Eberle's 12th Grade Battle of The Bands, with Rick on guitar and vocals, his sister Tara Eberle on Bass, Rob Viccari on Lead ... by John
 
Peconic Landing adds 'Esmeralda' to its Ballet in Cinema series
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - Peconic Landing adds ‘Esmeralda’ to its Ballet in Cinema series Experience the world’s most famous ballet companies live in high-definition digital projection GREENPORT, N.Y . –– Peconic Landing has added “La Esmeralda” to its spring ... by John
 
Registration Open for Long Island Cruizin' For a Cure Car Show
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - Registration is now open for the 8 th annual Long Island Cruizin’ For a Cure Car Show, scheduled for September 8 th , 2013, at the Sears Automotive Center on Routes 106/107 in Hicksville.  The show starts at 6:30 in the morning for exhibitors, and is open to the public from 9:00 in the ... by John
 
Pilot Reports Close Encounter with Drone Near J.F.K. Airport
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - Yesterday afternoon around 1:15 p.m., a pilot flying an Alitalia jet from Rome to J.F.K. International Airport in New York reported to air traffic control that he had just had a close encounter with a flying drone.  According to the pilot’s report, the drone was located about 1,500 feet ... by John
 
6th Annual Winterfest Concert Dates Extended
Monday, March 4, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , March 4, 2013) –– East End Arts, an organizing partner of Winterfest, announces that the 6 th  Annual Winterfest Jazz on the Vine Concert Series has been extended one weekend to accommodate for weather-related cancellations during the first weekend (February ... by John
 
Northwestern Mutual to present $50,000 to John Theissen Children's Foundation
Monday, March 4, 2013 - On Wednesday, March 6, leaders from Northwestern Mutual’s Melville, N.Y. office will award the John Theissen Children’s Foundation with an oversized $50,000 check as a result of winning Northwestern Mutual’s 2013 Community Impact Award. The regional award honors a Northwestern ... by John
 
Long Island Man Charged for Animal Cruelty
Monday, March 4, 2013 - A Long Island man named Michael Faulkner has just been charged with animal cruelty for allowing his dog to starve, almost to death.  The story, reported by Long Island PIX11 radio, describes how Faulkner locked his family dog Queenie up in a bedroom for weeks without any food or water, all in ... by John
 
Record Donation Year for Long Island Colleges
Sunday, March 3, 2013 - Five different colleges on Long Island declared a record year for donations for 2012, according to a report released by Newsday.  The donations they received were equal to or larger than those they had received in the past.  Since public school funding on Long Island is fairly ... by John
 
Chick-Fil-A Considers Opening Long Island Restaurants
Saturday, March 2, 2013 - Chick-Fil-A, a fast food chain which makes chicken sandwiches and French fries, is considering opening up some restaurants on Long Island, and is currently looking into possible locations for new franchises.  As of right now, there are no details on which counties the restaurant is ... by John
 
The Railroad Museum of Long Island is pleased to announce its 2013 Educational Forum
Friday, March 1, 2013 - “ THE CENTRAL RAILROAD of LONG ISLAND” A slideshow and discussion by Mr. JOHN LEITA. historian and editor   of “Long Island Ruins and Remnants” Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1:00 PM in the Suffolk County Historical Society education ... by John
 
Scarlata and Kalish perform Schubert's Winterreise at Staller Center
Friday, March 1, 2013 - Randall Scarlata, baritone, and Gilbert Kalish, piano, performing Franz Schubert’s  Winterreise (Winter’s Journey) Staller Center Recital Hall, Friday, April 5 at 8:00 pm March 1, 2013— Say goodbye to winter with one of the world’s great song cycles for ... by John
 
Sanders Thaler Viola & Katz, LLP Offers Tax Tips for Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy
Friday, March 1, 2013 - With Long Island homeowners still feeling the effects of Hurricane Sandy, they are wondering how they will survive financially after losing everything. Elliot Lavietes, CPA, Tax Director,  Sanders Thaler Viola & Katz LLP , says those who have yet to receive a check from their insurance ... by John
 
Fema Announces Hurricane Sandy White House Champions Of Change Call For Nominations
Friday, March 1, 2013 - WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with the White House Office of Public Engagement, announced that the nomination period for the Hurricane Sandy White House Champions of Change is now open. On April 24, 2013, the White House will host a Champions ... by John
 
Nude Beach on Fire Island No Longer Clothing Optional
Friday, March 1, 2013 - Lighthouse Beach has long been a clothing-optional beach, and it can draw droves of visitors.  On summer days, as many as 4,000 nudists have gathered on the beach in past years.  Unfortunately for those who like to sunbathe in the buff, it is no longer legal to show up nude at Lighthouse ... by John
 
Hilton Long Island Re-opening Celebration Tonight
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Hilton Long Island Huntington Unveils $16 Million Renovation     WHO:              Dave Fincannon, vice president Dow Hotel Company ... by John
 
FEMA registration deadline extended for Hurricane Sandy survivors in N.Y.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-day extension for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. As one of the most densely populated areas in the country, New York presents FEMA with many unique ... by John
 
Passover Seder at the Viana Hotel
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Relive and Celebrate the Passover Exodus with Rabbi Mendy and Devorah Brownstein Jericho, NY – February 26, 2013: All are invited to participate in a community Seder to be held on Monday March 25 at 7:30 PM and on Tuesday March 26 at 7:30 PM. Featuring; a catered Passover dinner, ... by John
 
modern - ancient - with it Community Passover Seders in Oyster Bay
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - East Norwich, NY -  Community members are invited to participate in a community Seder hosted by Rabbi Aaron Shain of Chabad of Oyster Bay. The Seder will be held on Monday March 25 at 7:00 PM and again on Tuesday March 26 at 7:30 PM. Both Seders will feature a new experience in reliving the ... by John
 
Hilton Long Island to Celebrate Grand Re-Opening February 27
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - Hilton Long Island Huntington To Unveil $16 Million Renovation WHO: Dave Fincannon, vice president Dow Hotel Company Gary Steffen, vice president of Hilton Hotels Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Executive Frank Petrone, Huntington Town Supervisor Paul Fleishman, Newsday Charities Long ... by John
 
Mordechai Miller Holocaust Survivor story
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - Commack, New York – January 29, 2013 - Mordechai Miller spoke to seventh grade students at Temple Beth David on Tuesday night.  He called himself “a hidden child” and his story is one of incredible luck and determination to survive as a Jew in Poland during World War II. ... by John
 
Celtic Rock Bands Touring Long Island For St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - Celtic rock bands Black 47,The Saw Doctors and The Celtic Tenors will be performing on Long Island for St. Patrick's Day. All of the information is listed below. Please check out the bands' websites; they are all available for interviews.    BLACK 47:  http://www.black47.com ... by John
 
Friends of Karen's Annual Golf Tournament Slated for June 27th at North Shore Country Club in Glen Head
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - Friends of Karen is hosting their Annual Golf Outing on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at North Shore Country Club in Glen Head, New York. The event will honor Cindy McLoughlin, an audit partner in the Long Island office of CohnReznick, LLP, a national accounting firm. Friends of Karen provides ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Hosts Wellness Symposium
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Good Samaritan Hospital is hosting a wellness symposium, “A Healthy Serving of Knowledge,”  offered through its  Good Sam University  Free Community Lecture Series, on April 4, 11:30 am to 3:00 pm at Captain Bill’s ... by John
 
Children's Spring Recess Activity: VICTORIAN TEA PARTY
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - What: C HILDREN’S  VICTORIAN TEA PAR TY           Ages 5 - 12 Where:             Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site ... by John
 
EEA Seeking Artist Vendors for 17th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival - May 26
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , February 25, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce an open call for artist and artisan vendors for the fine arts & crafts market at the 17 th  Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival to be held  Sunday, May 26, 2013, from 12PM to 5PM ... by John
 
Kayla Stockert And The Como Brothers Band Opening For Frankie Zulferino Of Wow
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - Sayville, NY (February 25th, 2013) This Wednesday, February 27, 2013 please join music aficionados everywhere as local stars on the rise Kayla Stockert and The Como Brothers Band make their debut NYC appearance - as the opening act for International sensation Frankie Zulferino at Highline ... by John
 
Suffolk Theater Openig Gala Saturday March 2nd, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - CONTACT: Susan Hackett -  susanh@suffolktheater.com Lynn Aloia -  Lynn@EverythingsPlanned.net The newly renovated Suffolk Theater will hold The Party of the Year with their Grand Opening Gala on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013. The “Back to the Thirties” cocktail party, ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Appoints Director of Infection Prevention
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Kathy DiBenedetto, RN ,  has been appointed  Nursing Director of Infection Prevention and Control for Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center. She brings more than 30 years experience as a registered nurse, including 17 years as a critical care ... by John
 
Long Island Children Apply Research and Robotics to Explore How to Improve Quality of Life
Monday, February 25, 2013 - Long Island   Children Apply Research and Robotics to Explore How to Improve Quality of Life for Senior Citizens during FIRST LEGO League Championship and Junior FLL Expo   [Kings Park, NY] —   On Sunday, March 3,  from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 ... by John
 
St. Catherine's Goes Blue for Colorectal Awareness this March 2013
Monday, February 25, 2013 - St. Catherine’s Staff Go Blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer for both men and women. Yet according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most of these deaths could be prevented if everyone over the age of 50 got ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital First in NY to Offer Advanced Digital Imaging System
Monday, February 25, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is the first in the New York Metropolitan region to install the GE Innova ®  IGS 530 digital cardiovascular and interventional imaging system in its  cardiac catheterization  laboratory. This ... by John
 
Bellport United Methodist Church - Lets Celebrate Spring
Friday, February 22, 2013 - Bellport United Methodist Church (BUMC), in Bellport NY is having a “Lets Celebrate Spring” spaghetti dinner and concert fund raiser on Friday March 22, 2013. Food will be served starting at 5:30 pm through 7:00 pm.  With the first day of spring on Wednesday February 20 th ... by John
 
Riverhead Chamber Welcomes The 2013 Us Women's Open To Southampton And To Riverhead
Friday, February 22, 2013 - ...And the opportunities that come with it for our local businesses! Although the 2013 US Women's Golf Open will be taking place in Southampton this June, the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and its members are preparing for the increase of visitors to the area with a cross-promotion event, ... by John
 
Mullen Motors Teams Up With Elih Auxiliary
Friday, February 22, 2013 - Win a brand new Dodge Dart or $10,000 cash.  Mullen Motors of Southold is teaming up with the Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary for the 8 th Annual ELIH Car Raffle.  The 2013 Dodge Dart, a four door sedan with an Alfa Romeo–based chassis, gets 41 miles per gallon on the ... by John
 
The St Patrick's Day Spirit Takes Over Sea Cove In Center Moriches
Friday, February 22, 2013 - Center Moriches, NY (February 26, 2013) -  On Sunday March 10, 2013 when the Chamber of Commerce of the Moriches presents their annual St. Patrick's Day Parade featuring Grand Marshal Edward Morris Sr, one of the main attractions for residents and tourists alike will local area ... by John
 
A Young Woman's Journey To Successful Weight Loss
Friday, February 22, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Elyse Capozza’s road to weight-loss surgery started in November, 2012. The 25-year-old graduate student had struggled with her weight her whole life and had tried diets, over-the-counter diet pills and gym memberships but never achieved long-term ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center To Sponsor March Blood Drive
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - West Islip, NY 11795 – On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center, in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services, will be sponsoring a blood drive between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Our Lady of Consolation is located at111 ... by John
 
Long Island Home Builders - A Brief Overview & Guide
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - Long Island is still one of the most popular places in the country to settle down and build a new home.  Despite the sprawling suburbia throughout Nassau and many parts of Suffolk County, new homes are being constructed daily.  So, if you are looking to remodel in ... by John
 
SolarCity & Honda Partnership Helps Long Islanders
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - SAN MATEO and TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013— SolarCity ® (Nasdaq: SCTY) and  American  Honda  Motor Co., Inc., today announced a  partnership  to make solar power more affordable and available to Honda and Acura customers in the U.S., providing a ... by John
 
Hooray for Hollywood on Staller Center Main Stage 3.24.13
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - Stony Brook, NY--Lights, camera, action!    Hooray for Hollywood  comes to Staller Center at Stony Brook University, Sunday, March 24, 2013  at 7:00 pm, with performers recreating more than 30 songs and dances live on stage. Hooray for Hollywood is a nostalgic journey ... by John
 
Art Exhibit Featuring Individuals With Autism - Family Residences And Essential Enterprises
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - OLD BETHPAGE, NY (FEBRUARY 20, 2013)  – Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), a not-for-profit agency that supports more than 3,500 individuals with different abilities on Long Island, has announced it will present an art exhibit called “Chaos and ... by John
 
Children's Program of Irish Dancers March 2
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - What:               Children’s Program of Irish Dancers                          Face Painting ... by John
 
NY Open Judo Championship
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - The New York Open Team Judo Championship will be a showdown of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Russia and USA on Sunday, March 3, 2013, in NYC at the New York Athletic Club. The teams in the Judo tournament include some of the strongest players in the world, featuring World Champions and London ... by John
 
Promotion of Mary Sue Schulz as Director of Therapeutic Recreation
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - Smithtown, NY 11787 – St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center is pleased to announce the promotion of Mary Sue Schulz, BS, CTRS, to the position of Director of Therapeutic Recreation.  In her new position, Mary Sue will be managing a team of Recreational ... by John
 
Usdan/More New Programs
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the nationally renowned Long Island summer arts day camp, continues to add new programs for its 46th, 2013 season. Most programs at Usdan Center, more than 40 in music, dance, theater, visual arts, creative writing, nature and ... by John
 
Juried Fine Art Exhibition March 23—April 26, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - The Smithtown Township Arts Council is pleased to announce  its Juried Fine Art Exhibition Reflections  to be held  March 23—April 26, 2013  at the Mills Pond House Gallery, 660 Route 25A, St. James, NY. The public is invited to an opening reception on Saturday, March ... by John
 
Copiague Resident Joins Nationally Recognized Public Relations Agency
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - Melville, NY February 19, 2013 – Elizabeth Montoya of Copiague, NY recently joined HJMT Public Relations, Inc., the nationally recognized full-service public relations and social media agency, as an Executive Assistant. In this role, Ms. Montoya is responsible for producing ... by John
 
New Suffolk Theater Opening
Monday, February 18, 2013 - FEBRUARY 13, 2013- RIVERHEAD, NEW YORK: CONTACT: Susan Hackett -  susanh@suffolktheater.com Lynn Aloia -  Lynn@EverythingsPlanned.net   The newly renovated Suffolk Theater will hold The Party of the Year with their Grand Opening Gala on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013. The ... by John
 
Hampton Theatre Company presents "The Drawer Boy"
Monday, February 18, 2013 - The Long Island premiere of "The Drawer Boy," Canadian playwright Michael Healey's award-winning play about two farmers whose lives are turned upside down when a young actor comes to visit, will be the third production of the 2012-2013 Hampton Theatre Company ... by John
 
Syosset Local Heads to Hollywood as National Singer-Songwriter Finalist
Friday, February 15, 2013 - Westlake Village, CA  (February 14, 2013)   – Guitar Center - the world’s largest retailer of musical instruments – announces the ten finalists of  Guitar Center Singer-Songwriter  all of whom will compete for a career-launching prize package that includes ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center Hosts
Friday, February 15, 2013 - West Islip, NY   – On March 24, 2013, Our Lady of Consolation will host their 7th Annual Pot of Gold Raffle Drawing & Dinner.  This is a fundraising event created in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day.  Raffle tickets are being sold for $50 each with a grand prize of ... by John
 
Oyster Bay to celebrate Jewish holiday of Purim with Magic show and party
Friday, February 15, 2013 - East Norwich, NY  February 24, 2013   “Purim with a taste of Israel, is Chabad of Oyster Bay & Jericho's creative twist to this year’s community Purim celebration, which will be held at James Vernon School, 880 Oyster Bay Road , in East Norwich  on Sunday, ... by John
 
Celtic Nights coming to Staller Center on Saturday
Friday, February 15, 2013 - February 15, 2013-- Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University brings Celtic Nights to its Main Stage on Saturday, March 16 at 8:00 pm. Celtic Nights is a celebration of song that weaves together the lilting melodies and plaintive lyrics of ... by John
 
Promotion of Heather Reynolds to Assistant Director of St. Catherine's Foundation/Director of Volunteers
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - Smithtown, NY— St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center is pleased to announce the promotion of Heather Reynolds, CTRS, to the position of Assistant Director of the Foundation/Director of Volunteers.  Mrs. Reynolds will be responsible for the recruitment of all volunteer programs at the ... by John
 
CHS Employees Participate in American Heart Association's Wear Red Day
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - Melville , NY – Employees from various divisions and locations of Catholic Health Services (CHS) and the CHS Continuing Care Division were seeing red on February 1, as part of National Wear Red Day celebration to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA). National Wear Red Day for ... by John
 
Phil Andrews, President 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - Uniondale, New York - On March 5, 2012 the Uniondale Chamber of Commerce will be presenting its monthly general membership meeting. The guest speaker will be Phil Andrews, President – 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Mr. Andrews is a Master Networker in the Long Island region and will be ... by John
 
Peconic Landing announces $45 million expansion to benefit members, community and staff
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - GREENPORT, N.Y. -- Peconic Landing has announced the largest expansion of its facilities, amenities and therapies in its 10-year history. The not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Greenport expects to start construction on the approximately $45 million expansion in December 2013. ... by John
 
Employee Walks from Huntington to Smithtown to get to Work during Snow Storm
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - Smithtown, NY— For health care personnel, despite weather conditions, employees are encouraged to make every effort to be present for their shifts during a storm. This is guided by the ultimate goal that the hospital needs to be equipped and ready to care for those in need, regardless of ... by John
 
Artists Reception: Rosalie Dimon Gallery Featuring Sherry Schreiber & Alfred Fayemi - March 3
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - (RIVERHEAD, NY, February 13, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the Artists’ Reception for the exciting new art show at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery, at the Jamesport Manor Inn (located at 370 Manor Lane in Jamesport, NY) featuring East End Arts members: tapestry artist ... by John
 
Registration Now Open: Adult Arts Workshops at the EEA School
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , February 12, 2013) –– The East End Arts School is pleased to announce the complete list of workshop and class offerings for the Spring 2013 Semester is now available, and includes a variety of introductory/beginner level visual art classes for adults and ... by John
 
Copiague Resident Joins Nationally Recognized Public Relations Agency
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - Melville, NY February 12, 2013 –Elizabeth Montoya of Copiague, NY recently joined HJMT Public Relations, Inc., the nationally recognized full-service public relations and social media agency, as an Executive Assistant. In this role, Ms. Montoya is responsible for producing ... by John
 
Long Island Authors and Writers Hold Kickoff Event
Monday, February 11, 2013 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Melville, NY - February 11, 2013) Calling all aspiring writers and authors! Meet and mingle with members of LIAWS (Long Island Authors and Writers Society www.LIAWS.org). Members include award-winning authors, bestselling authors, industry professionals and those new to ... by John
 
"Baby Nemo" Delivered at St. Catherine of Siena!
Monday, February 11, 2013 - Smithtown, NY - Winter Storm Nemo certainly made travel extremely difficult over the weekend across Long Island. With road closures and car blockages on major highways and intersections, even travel for some emergency response vehicles was halted. This did not stop Dawn and Nick Gentner of Blue ... by John
 
2012 Sets a New Record for Hunting Safety in New York
Monday, February 11, 2013 - Continued Improvement Shows Success of New York’s Hunter Education Program The 2012 New York hunting season had the lowest number of hunting-related shooting incidents on record, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. As ... by John
 
9th Annual Alzheimer's Disease Education Conference & Expo 2013 to be Held on March 7
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 9 th  Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference & Expo 2013 to be Held on March 7 On March 7,  Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  (ADRC) will host its 9th Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education Conference & Expo 2013 at the ... by John
 
Bridgehampton 2013 Scholarship Award
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - “2013 Scholarship Award Opportunity” The Bridgehampton Museum is proud offer the 2 nd  year of their annual scholarship award opportunity for high school seniors with residency in the greater Bridgehampton area (Bridgehampton, Hay Ground, Sagaponack). The Museum’s ... by John
 
Winter Storm Alert for Animals
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - Winter Storm Alert   PROTECT YOUR PETS FROM THIS WINTER STORM   BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1PM SATURDAY   During this winter storm, animals feel the same harsh winds, snow, and freezing temperatures as we do. Animals need extra ... by John
 
National Grid: Nemo Winter Storm Update
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - Nemo Winter Storm Update As forecasters call for potentially heavy snow across New York City and Long Island today and into the weekend, National Grid field crews and support personnel are prepping in the event the weather causes damage to the region's natural gas network. We will be ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center Prepared for 'Nemo'
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  In advance of blizzard conditions expected to affect Long Island from Friday evening through mid-day Saturday, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip has activated a weather emergency and taken steps to ensure that safe patient care will continue throughout ... by John
 
Family Fun at EEA Gallery: Interactive Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , February 8, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce a new opportunity for family fun at the East End Arts Gallery, located at 133 East Main Street in Riverhead, NY.  Families are invited to explore the gallery with an interactive Scavenger Hunt, where ... by John
 
National Grid Prepares LIPA System for Impact of Projected Blizzard
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - As LIPA's service provider, National Grid is taking advance steps to prepare the LIPA electric system for a blizzard that is projected to bring heavy rain, snow, localized flooding, and damaging winds, with gusts of up to 60 MPH. Weather forecasts are predicting this will be one of the strongest ... by John
 
Registration Now Open: Children's Arts Classes at the East End Arts School This Spring
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - (RIVERHEAD, NY, February 7, 2013) –– The East End Arts School is pleased to announce the complete list of workshop and class offerings for the Spring 2013 Semester is now available, and includes a variety of art, music, theater and homeschool programs for children of all ages, in ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Physician Makes Lifesaving Decision
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - West Islip, NY  –  Thanks to  the foresight and expertise of Good Samaritan affiliated physician John Vullo, DO, Ryan and Susan Webber of Oakdale were given the opportunity to experience the precious gift of life. What began as a normal labor and delivery quickly turned ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center Honors Rosemary Cespuglio for Living the Mission
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - West Islip, NY – On January 31, 2013, Rosemary Cespuglio, from Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center in West Islip, was presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center Honors Janis Faraone for Living the Mission
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - West Islip, NY – On January 31, 2013, Janis Faraone, from Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center in West Islip, was presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and ... by John
 
USA FAIR Calls Suffolk County Contract with Parents for Megan's Law Government-Sanctioned Vigilantism
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - USA FAIR, Inc., a national organization founded by family members of former sex offenders, today strongly opposed the proposed contract between Suffolk County, New York and Parents for Megan’s Law, a not-for-profit private organization, to provide monitoring of people required to register ... by John
 
Community Support Needed for Lifesaving Blood Drive
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - West Islip, NY  – For many years Walter Baraclough donated blood at Good Samaritan Hospital several times a year. More than 10 years ago, his wife was told she could no longer be a blood donor due to a medical issue. This motivated Baraclough even more to be a regular donor. Someone ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Hospital Hosts Heart Health Awareness Event
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  As a leading local sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women initiative Good Samaritan held an educational and awareness event on February 1 to kick-off heart health awareness month. More than 150 community members and staff attended, receiving ... by John
 
Spence-Chapin Hosting Long Island Adoption Workshop
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - Spence-Chapin Hosts Adoption Workshops, March 16, 2013 LONG ISLAND (February 5, 2013 -- New York) Spence-Chapin will be hosting a day of workshops on Saturday March 16th at Spence-Chapin’s Long Island office, 1363 Veterans Highway, Suite 40, (Crossroads Corporate Center), Hauppauge, New ... by John
 
EEA School Selected for Prestigious National Music Assessment Program
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - (RIVERHEAD, NY, February 5, 2013) –– The East End Arts School is pleased to announce that they have been selected as a Founding School Candidate and Assessment Center for the prestigious Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. The East End Arts School joins a community of more ... by John
 
Most Reverend Bishop William Murphy Blesses Chapel at St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - Smithtown, NY 11787 – At St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center we believe that Faith plays an integral role in our residents’ healing process.  Understanding the importance of this need, a new chapel was dedicated on the main level of the ... by John
 
LIA Financial Services and Tax Policy Committee Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Monday, February 4, 2013 - LIA Financial Services and Tax Policy Committee Tuesday, February 5, 2013 8:00am: Registration and Networking   8:30am: Meeting Long Island Association Headquarters - Lower Level 300 Broadhollow Rd., Melville (Bank of America Building)   Please join us ... by John
 
26 Years of Community Caring - Comsewogue High School's Annual Night for Jason to Benefit Friends of Karen
Monday, February 4, 2013 - 26 Years of Community Caring Comsewogue High School’s 26 th  Annual Night for Jason to Benefit Friends of Karen PORT JEFFERSON STATION, NY –  For the past 26 years, students of Comsewogue High School have showcased their eclectic talents with the community at ... by John
 
Long Island Authors and Writers Society Hold Succesful Kid's Creative Writing Workshop
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - Today the Long Island Authors and Writers Society (LIAWS,   www.LIAWS.org ) held a creative writing workshop for children at A Taste of Home Bakery and Café, 1992 North Jerusalem Road, North Bellmore New York Award-winning children's book authors Yvonne Capitelli and Dr. Loraine ... by John
 
Veria Living TV to Launch National “Random Acts of Wellness” Campaign on Long Island
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - Television Network Invites New Yorkers to “Rock Your Yoga” All Weekend Long WHAT:  Veria Living, the TV network that brings balance to modern living, will host two full days of FREE YOGA workshops with special appearances by Veria Living’s own yoga rockstar, Sadie ... by John
 
The Crest Hollow Country Club Receives 2nd “Bride's Choice Award” from WeddingWire
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - WOODBURY, N.Y.  January 31, 2013 The Crest Hollow Country Club has received the “Bride’s Choice Award” for the second year in a row by WeddingWire, the world’s largest wedding review site. The Crest Hollow Country Club, a full-service catering venue and ... by John
 
Voices Against Brain Cancer Responds to New Contrast Agent Used to Make Brain Tumors Glow
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - Bohemia, NY February 01, 2013 On February 1, Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) responds to a new contrast agent that doctors are using to make brain tumors glow in order to see them more clearly and define their margins. A recent article from  Futurity.org  states that “the ... by John
 
EA & SCHS Presents: Discrimination in 'Post-Racist' America Talk/Panel on Feb. 16
Saturday, February 2, 2013 - Talk & Panel Discussion: Discrimination in ‘Post-Racist’ America Presented by East End Arts & Suffolk County Historical Society Saturday, February 16, 4:30 PM ( RIVERHEAD, NY , February 1, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce a panel discussion, ... by John
 
Supplements Can Enhance Fitness: Muscular Development Store Responds to the Claims
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Setauket, NY February 01, 2013 On February 1, 2013, Muscular Development Store responds to claims that  pre workout  supplements can increase muscle mass and heighten fitness results. A recent article in  [The Independent  discusses the effectiveness of workout ... by John
 
Leptospirosis Prevalent After Hurricane Sandy, Assisi Veterinary Hospital Educates Pet Owners on Prevention
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Malverne, NY February 01, 2013 Assisi Veterinary Hospital, a full-service, state-of-the-art animal hospital in Malverne, New York, recently offered key information about the affects of Leptospirosis and how the disease can be prevented. The disease can cause end-stage liver and kidney damage ... by John
 
Sound Shore Earns Joint Commission Dual Certification
Friday, February 1, 2013 - New Rochelle, NY February 01, 2013 Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) is pleased to announce that its new program for individuals choosing hip and knee replacement surgery has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission as a certified center of excellence. This achievement ... by John
 
L.I. Prom Dress Retailer Estelle's Dressy Dresses Announces the Arrival of 7,000 New Dresses
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Bohemia, NY February 01, 2013 On February, 2013, Long Island prom dress retailer Estelle’s Dressy Dresses releases a  video  announcing its arrival of 7,000 new dresses from top designers in preparation for prom season. “We keep over 20,000 dresses in stock every day so ... by John
 
Mary Ann Malack-Ragona Celebrates 10 Years with Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center
Friday, February 1, 2013 - For 10 years, Mary Ann Malack-Ragona has worked for Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center (ADRC) as a tireless advocate for those suffering with Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as their caregivers and their families. Long before joining ADRC, she was caring for loved ones with ... by John
 
Updated Picture Show Schedule as of Feb. 1, 2013
Friday, February 1, 2013 - (Sag Harbor, NY) – The Picture Show at Bay Street Theatre, sponsored by Peconic Landing continues with classic films this winter and spring. All films start at 8 pm. Tickets are $7 at the door and include a small box of popcorn. For the $28 prix-fixe "Dinner and a Movie" package, call Page ... by John
 
Boardwalk Focus Group Meetings Initiate Open Discussion
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Long Beach , NY  – The City of Long Beach and Sustainable Long Island will be hosting Boardwalk Redevelopment focus groups in the next two weeks that are open to all members of our community. Residents are encouraged to attend and provide input on what is most important ... by John
 
SBA Hurricane Sandy Loan Approvals Surpass $1 Billion As Congress Makes Additional Funds Available for Recovery
Friday, February 1, 2013 - WASHINGTON – Less than 90 days after Hurricane Sandy struck, the U.S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $1.1 billion in disaster loans to 16,800 residents and businesses in the federally declared states affected by the storm. This milestone comes as Congress passed ... by John
 
Staller Center Gala 3.2.13 Brian Stokes Mitchell & Laura Benanti
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Brian Stokes Mitchell and Laura Benanti, Broadway Tony Award Winners, Headline Staller Center’s 2013 Gala at Stony Brook University   February 1, 2013, Stony Brook, NY—  Staller Center’s 2013 Gala will be a one-of-a-kind evening featuring Tony Award ... by John
 
6th Annual Winterfest Jazz on the Vine
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Long Island  Winterfest: Jazz on the Vine 2013 To Launch With New Performers, Special Offers and Award Winning Wine RIVERHEAD, NY  –(January 31, 2013)-  JAZZ ON THE VINE returns as the theme for the 2013 Long Island Winterfest. Now in its sixth consecutive year, ... by John
 
Free Safety And Health Inspections Saving Businesses Impacted By Hurricane Sandy Up To $4,300
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Governor’s Program Will Potentially Save Recovering Businesses Thousands of Dollars Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he is making New York State Department of Labor safety and health inspectors available to areas hard hit by Hurricane Sandy to offer affected businesses ... by John
 
The 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. set to present its 39th Annual Scholarship Gala Benefit
Friday, February 1, 2013 - Saturday, March 9 th , 2013 at the   Crest Hollow Country Club Hempstead, NY (March 9, 2013) —A day that neither anyone in the counties of Nassau or Suffolk will never forget is quickly emerging around the corner and you do not want to miss it. It’s a day of ... by John
 
LI Advantage Payroll Announces the CPAdvantage Partnership Program
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Freeport NY January 31, 2013 “Advantage has a strong commitment to the accounting community” said President and Co-Owner of LI Advantage, Rob Basso. “At Advantage we not only encourage smart business relationships that can enhance the experience of our mutual clients but look ... by John
 
Green Dry Cleaning Expert Bridgestone Cleaners Supports Operation PROM
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Brooklyn, NY January 31, 2013 There are many different types of gowns for women to wear on formal occasions – wedding, ball, prom, quinceanera – and Brooklyn’s leading  green dry cleaning  expert Ken Kinzer of Bridgestone cleaners has seen, and cleaned, them all. ... by John
 
Josephine's Feast! Wins 2013 Good Food Award for Hand Foraged Wild Beach Plum Preserve
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - New York, NY January 31, 2013 Nearly 700 people gathered in San Francisco on January 18th, at the third annual  Good Food Awards  Ceremony. Held at the iconic Ferry Building, they celebrated this year’s 114 Winners from 30 states. Josephine’s Feast!,  based in New ... by John
 
Manhasset North Shore-LIJ Lions Club Donates Portable Device to Make Eye Screenings Easier in the Hospital
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Manhasset, NY January 31, 2013 Screenings for diabetes-related eye issues can now be done at a patient’s bedside at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH), thanks to a recent donation by the Manhasset North Shore-LIJ Lions Club of a high-tech scope that helps medical professionals ... by John
 
Celebration of Love To Take Place at Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Commack Long Island, NY January 31, 2013 Celebrating Love has become a traditional part of this Wellness Day Spa located in central Long Island. Couples are invited to experience true romance in a beautiful, private Couple’s Suite or one of the cozy Couples Rooms from Thursday February ... by John
 
ERASE Racism Advocates for Fair Housing Goals to be Incorporated in Sandy Relief
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Long Island, New York January 31, 2013 In the aftermath of Sandy, ERASE Racism, a NY civil rights non-profit, partnered with the Fair Share Housing Center of New Jersey to advocate for  fair housing  goals to be incorporated into the Sandy Relief package. Together the organizations ... by John
 
February Kids Camp
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - BAY STREET THEATRE’S  KIDS SCHOOL VACATION THEATER CAMP  FEBRUARY 18-20 December 11, 2012 (Sag Harbor, NY) - Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce its upcoming February School Vacation Kids Camp, February 18, 19 and 20. The camp is for students age 8 through 12, and runs ... by John
 
Will Obama's Immigration Reform Help Undocumented Workers?
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Brooklyn, New York January 31, 2013 On January 29, 2013 President Obama during his visit to Del Sol Las Vegas High School gave an inspiring speech on comprehensive immigration reform. The President specifically addressed the issue of 11 million undocumented immigrants who contribute to the U.S. ... by John
 
Jonathan A. Heimowitz Joins Lantern Investments As Senior Vice President of Investments
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Westbury, New York January 31, 2013 Lantern Investments, Inc. announces the appointment of Jonathan A. Heimowitz to Senior Vice President of Investments. Mr. Heimowitz is a twenty year veteran of the investment industry with a specialized expertise in retirement planning. Mr. Heimowitz is ... by John
 
The Puppy Store Holds Special Day for Customers and Their Dogs on Valentine's Day
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - N. Merrick, NY January 31, 2013 As Valentine’s Day nears, the knowledgeable staff at The Puppy Store is excited to help customers as they choose their gifts; in the form of a beautiful, healthy puppy. If customers are looking to get a gift for their dog, the Puppy Store is also happy to ... by John
 
Study Shows Creatine May Boost Resistance Training: Muscular Development Store Responds
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Setauket, NY January 31, 2013 On January 31, 2013, Muscular Development Store responds to a study examining creatine supplementation in relation to athletic performance. A recent article in the Natural Standard discusses recent research on the effectiveness of creatine ... by John
 
Better Information for Better Health
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - West Islip, NY -  Starting on March 9, Good Samaritan Hospital will be the third Catholic Health Services (CHS) hospital to launch an electronic medical records system (EMR) as part of an initiative called CHS eHealth. Good Samaritan joins St. Francis—The Heart Center in Roslyn, St. ... by John
 
NY Cosmos Sign Goalkeeper Kyle Reynish
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - NEW YORK–  The New York Cosmos announced today the addition of goalkeeper Kyle Reynish as the club’s second signing this offseason. The 6-foot-3 Reynish, 29, joins the Cosmos from Real Salt Lake where he had served as the backup to MLS All-Star goalkeeper Nick Rimando since ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Nursing Home's Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 – On December 2, 2012, Sally Garito, a resident at Good Samaritan Nursing Home celebrated her 100 th birthday.  Sally was born in New York and was a homemaker where she raised 2 children Valerie and Greg. Sally has been a resident at Good Samaritan Nursing Home ... by John
 
Attorneys Troy Rosasco and Daniel J. Hansen Say the “Light at the End of the Tunnel” Has Arrived for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Troy Rosasco, Partner, Turley, Redmond, Rosasco & Rosasco, LLP, and Daniel J Hansen, Partner, Turley, Hansen & Partners, said they were pleased to learn that payments from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) have finally been made out and that, after a long journey for the first ... by John
 
Insomniac Announces the Return of Electric Daisy Carnival, New York
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Insomniac, the premier producer of electronic dance music festivals, today announced that Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) will return to New York for a second time on May 17 and 18, 2013 at Citi Field. Tickets for the much anticipated event go on sale February 8, 2013 at 12 p.m. Eastern Standard ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Nursing Home's Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 – On December 2, 21013, Sally Garito, a resident at Good Samaritan Nursing Home celebrated her 100 th birthday.  Sally was born in New York and was a homemaker where she raised 2 children Valerie and Greg. Sally has been a resident at Good Samaritan Nursing Home ... by John
 
EEA Announces New Board Member: Patricia Cruso
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - (RIVERHEAD, NY, January 30, 2013) – East End Arts is proud to announce a new addition to the Board of Directors:  Patricia Cruso . Executive Director Pat Snyder states: “We are thrilled to welcome Patricia Cruso to the East End Arts Board of Directors. Her professional experience ... by John
 
SBA Deadline for Physical Damage Extended to Feb. 27; Disaster Loan Outreach Center Opens in Brooklyn
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - ATLANTA –– The U. S. Small Business Administration has extended the deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York to return their low-interest loan applications for physical damage to Feb. 27, 2013 .   Also, SBA announced the opening of a Disaster Loan Outreach Center ... by John
 
For Immediate Release: Student Artwork to be Showcased at Huntington Arts Council's
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY- Huntington Arts Council invites you to immerse yourself in the exciting works of emerging artists by attending the "High Arts Showcase IX."  The exhibit features top student artists' work in all mediums from seven high schools participating within the ... by John
 
Bounce! Trampoline Sports-First on LI to Open in Syosset
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Grand Opening Fundraiser to Benefit Nassau County Firefighter Burn Center Syosset, NY …January 28, 2013…Bounce! Trampoline Sports, an exciting new concept in recreation, fitness and fun will be celebrating the Grand Opening of its second facility in the New York region when it ... by John
 
Free Tax Filing Assistance
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Free Tax Filing Assistance for Eligible Long Islanders  Long Island’s Largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Available at Bethpage Federal Credit Union -------------------------- Taxpayers to also Receive Important Details on How to Claim up to $7,500 ... by John
 
Ron and Julie Meixsell in concert
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 2:00PM Location: Temple Isaiah, 1404 Stony Brook Road, Stony Brook NY 11790 Info website:  www.gpjac.org Info phone: 631 473-5220 Info email:  info@gpjac.org Tickets: $12.50 in advance / $15 at the door / $10 seniors ... by John
 
Rotary Club of Northport Holds Monthly Meeting at St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Smithtown, NY 11787 –On December 12, 2012, The Rotary Club of Northport held their monthly meeting at St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center. Resident Harold Howe an honorary member of the Rotary Club and who was an active member for 48 years, attended.  ... by John
 
Residents at St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center Celebrate Elvis Presley's Birthday
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Smithtown, NY 11787 –On January 22, 2012, residents at St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center celebrated Elvis Presley’s birthday with a sock hop.  Residents participated in team games focused on 1950’s trivia.  The Therapeutic Recreational ... by John
 
2-14 Irish musical Once Valentine's Day event @ Cinema Arts Centre
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - A nod to the classic musicals of the past, while it is also grounded in the bohemian world of struggling young Dubliners T he romantic Irish musical “Once”   is a tale of two kin­dred spirits who find each other on the bustling streets of Dublin. This gentle ... by John
 
St. Catherine Kicks Off Free Information Lecture Series, Welcome to Wellness
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center hosted a Welcome to Wellness event on Saturday, February 26 th , which was attended by more than 35 people. The focus of the event was captured in the title, “We’ve Got Your Back: Treatment Options for Back Pain”. A panel of experts, ... by John
 
Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Hosts Series of Open Houses for 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - ( Center Moriches, NY ) — This year,  Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck  is hosting a series of open houses for prospective campers and families of children and young adults with special needs. Parents should bring their children if they are to be a new camper this summer. During ... by John
 
Atlantic Audi Presents "An Eye For Fashion And A Heart of Compassion" Red Carpet Runway Soirée
Monday, January 28, 2013 - A Charitable Event Benefiting Long Island Families Impacted By Hurricane Sandy   New York, NY (Thursday, January 24, 2013)  -- Atlantic Audi will present an  “Eye For Fashion and a Heart of Compassion”  The Runway Charity Benefit Fashion Show  to ... by John
 
Youth Art Showcase 2/16 - 3/15
Monday, January 28, 2013 - Suffolk County Student Art Showcase at Mills Pond House Gallery  Features students in 18 Suffolk County Districts The Smithtown Township Arts Council’s Annual  Youth Art Showcase  opens February 16 at the Mills Pond House Gallery. Highlighting the creativity of young ... by John
 
Deadlines extended for FEMA registration and Transitional Sheltering Assistance program in New York
Monday, January 28, 2013 - NEW YORK – The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the State of New York, has approved a 30-day extension for survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. The new registration deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York is Feb. 27 . FEMA also approved a ... by John
 
Good Shepherd Hospice Takes Young Patient to Meet Buddy Valastro
Monday, January 28, 2013 - Melville, NY – On Wednesday January 23, 2013, Buddy Valastro, Owner, Carlo's Bakery and star of TLC’s hit show “Cake Boss” opened the doors to his Jersey City commercial bakery to a young Good Shepherd Hospice patient who’s one wish was to  meet Buddy and bake ... by John
 
The Huntington Art Council presents "Journeys & Destinations"
Saturday, January 26, 2013 - HUNTINGTON, NY - If it’s all about the Journey, then what is the Destination? For these five friends it might be Taos and Sante Fe, New Mexico, perhaps Paris, France, or even Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Oakdale. For many years now Vivian Hershfield, Virginia Edele, Grace Su, Nancy Fabrizio ... by John
 
Why Catholics Like Einstein and Need Not be Afraid of Darwin
Friday, January 25, 2013 - "Why Catholics Lik e Einstein and Need Not be Afraid of Darwin" N oted Author George Sim Johnston to Speak on One of Today's Most Controversial Topics, Monday, February 4 at 7:30pm, Basilica Parish of Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary, Southampton The supposed conflict between ... by John
 
Rotary Club of Northport Holds Monthly Meeting
Friday, January 25, 2013 - Smithtown, NY 11787 –On December 12, 2012, The Rotary Club of Northport held their monthly meeting at St. Catherine of Siena Nursing & Rehabilitation Care Center. Harold Howe, who has been a resident at St. Catherine’s for the past two years, an honorary member of the Rotary Club ... by John
 
The CCTA Exam Saved My Life." Brian Lohr Shares His Story
Friday, January 25, 2013 - In the early morning, at 3: 00 AM, Brian Lohr began experiencing chest pains that prompted him to seek emergency care. After calling a family relative, who is also a nurse, he was instructed to head to the emergency room. The first few test he underwent came back with nothing indicating that ... by John
 
Bay Street partners with Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corp for fundraising event
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - January 24, 2013 (Sag Harbor, NY) - Bay Street Theatre, in partnership with the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps, is pleased to announce CASINO NIGHT on Saturday, April 13 from 7pm-11 pm. This is the second Casino Night at Bay Street Theatre, but the first in cooperation with the Sag Harbor ... by John
 
PENETRON Gains ISO 14001 Environmental Standards Approval
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - East Setauket, NY January 24, 2013 PENETRON International has been successfully certified for the ISO 14001 environmental standards in a third-party audit of its facilities, including the company’s product development center and production plant in Allentown, PA (USA). “This ISO ... by John
 
Working Hand in Hand to Help Children Diagnosed with Pediatric Cancer
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Friends of Karen, an organization that provides emotional, financial and advocacy support to families with a child diagnosed with cancer or another life-threatening illness, thank the Amanda Styles Cirelli Foundation, funders for pediatric cancer research and programs supporting pediatric cancer ... by John
 
SAT Summer Camp Registration Now Open
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - New York City, New York January 24, 2013 Kweller Test Prep is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the SAT Summer Camp in Forest Hills, Queens and in Midtown, Manhattan. Weekday classes begin on Monday, July 1, 2013 and weekend classes commence on Saturday, June 29, 2013. ... by John
 
New York Microscope Launches New Website
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Hicksville, N.Y. January 24, 2013 In a move prompted by an overwhelming increase in demand for their products and services, New York Microscope Company Inc., announced today the launch of a new, sister website - nyscopes.com - to complement their original website microscopeinternational.com. ... by John
 
Mold Remediation Training for Contractors Held on Long Island
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Centereach, New York January 24, 2013 CDC of Long Island and Long Island Builders Institute, in partnership with NeighborWorks@ America, held its first Mold Remediation Training Course for Contractors at the Wind Watch Golf & Country Club in Hauppauge on Tuesday, January 22nd. This training ... by John
 
Central Veterinary Associates Announces Recall of Dog Treats
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - VALLEY STREAM , NY — Central Veterinary Associates has announced that Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Milo’s Kitchen and IMS Trading Corp. have voluntarily recalled some of their products after it was discovered there were trace amounts of antibiotic ... by John
 
Good Shepherd Hospice Honors Two Members of the Home Health Aid Department for Living the Mission
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Melville , NY – Kenyatta Lyons, Good Shepherd Hospice Home Health Aid Coordinator, and Maria Paiva, Home Health Aid, were recently presented with the Catholic Health Services (CHS) Living the Mission Award for exemplifying the CHS mission values of respect, justice, integrity and ... by John
 
Family Members of Registered Sex Offenders Call on Parents for Megan's Law to remove misleading statistics from their website
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Family Members of Registered Sex Offenders Call on Parents for Megan’s Law to remove misleading statistics from their website   USA FAIR, Inc., a national advocacy organization formed by the family members of people required to register with the sex offender registry, today ... by John
 
GA Keen Realty Advisors Marketing Long Island National Golf Club
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - NEW YORK (Jan. 24, 2013) – GA Keen Realty Advisors, a division of Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), is selling the Long Island National Golf Club in Riverhead, New York through a bankruptcy sale process. Located at 1793 Northville Turnpike, in the heart of Long Island’s ... by John
 
Genealogy Presentation, Feb. 2, 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - “Who’s in Your Family Tree?” GENEALOGY RESEARCH PRESENTATION, SATURDAY, FEB. 2, 10AM: ARCHIVES BUILDING, 2539A MONTAUK HIGHWAY, BRIDGEHAMPTON PHOTO ATTACHED:  The Sayre Family, Bridgehampton. The Bridgehampton Museum (formerly known as the Bridgehampton ... by John
 
Non-Juried ORIGINS Art Show at EEA Gallery (March-April 2013)
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , January 23, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce a call for artist participation in the upcoming  non-juried, all media  Annual Members’ Show scheduled to open with a reception on Friday, March 15, 2013, from 5 PM to 7 PM. The ... by John
 
Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA) Notification Services Now Being Offered by Valiant Workforce Management Solutions
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - Woodbury, NY January 23, 2013 The  Wage Theft Prevention Act  (WTPA) went into effect on April 9, 2011. Among other things, it requires NYS employers to give written notice of wage information to each employee by February 1 of each year. This notice must be in English and, if the ... by John
 
The Heart Institute at Staten Island University Hospital Offers New Non-Surgical Procedure to Eliminate a Major Cause of Heart-Related Stroke
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - Staten Island, New York January 23, 2013 On September 18th 2012,  The Heart Institute  became the first Hospital in Staten Island and fourth Hospital in the New York area to perform a non-surgical, new catheter-based procedure, that uses sutures to tie off the left atrial appendage ... by John
 
North Shore-LIJ's Glen Cove Hospital Names Barbara Barnett, MD, as New Medical Director
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - Glen Clove, NY January 23, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced the appointment of  Barbara Barnett, MD,  as medical director of  Glen Cove Hospital.  Dr. Barnett previously served as LIJ Medical Center’s associate chair of the department of medicine, ... by John
 
Michael Macrina Architect Relocates to Stony Brook
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Stony Brook, NY  – During these times of growth and expansion,  Michael Macrina Architect  has relocated from his ‘ home ’ office to the ‘ main street’  office. Michael is a graduate from NYIT with a Bachelors Degree in ... by John
 
Sesame Street Live's Super Grover Visits WHEDco in the South Bronx to Teach Low-Income Children What it Takes to be a Super Hero
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Bronx, New York Jan. 23, 2013 Super Grover, everyone’s favorite super hero, will teach children from Garden of Dreams partner organization, WHEDco, how to be a super hero! The kids will learn about nutrition and health, warm up to their favorite Sesame Street Live songs and transform into ... by John
 
Schervier Nursing Care Center Hosts Memorial Service to Honor Residents
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Riverdale, NY January 22, 2013 Bon Secours New York Health System, Schervier Nursing Care Center, located in the Riverdale section of The Bronx, hosted a memorial service on January 12, 2013, to honor the lives of 90 residents who passed away at the care center within the past six months. ... by John
 
Quality Door & Hardware,Inc. Launches Its Re-Designed E-Commerce Site
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - West Babylon, NY January 22, 2013 Jeffrey N. Dinardo,Sr., owner of Quality Door & Hardware, Inc., a leading commercial door hardware supplier for more than 25 years, was recently interviewed concerning the company's newly re-designed and recently launched global e-commerce site at  ... by John
 
Final List of Restaurants, Judges Confirmed for NYChilifest 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Chili lovers have only a few more days left to buy tickets to the  third annual NYChilifest  taking place on  Sunday, January 27th, 7-9pm at  Chelsea Market . With over 20 of the city's hottest restaurants confirmed, this year's event is destined to go down in chili ... by John
 
Outraged Long Island Caterer To Schumer: "Where's The Duck?"
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Will 'cry Foul' Tomorrow Against Ny Senator For Giving L.i. ‘the Bird’ At Official Presidential Inauguration Luncheon NEW YORK (JANUARY 22, 2013)  – Of all the things to be left off Chuck Schumer’s New York-inspired Inauguration menu, he should not have removed ... by John
 
Family /caregiver Support Group Meetings Held At Good Samaritan Nursing Home
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 -  Good Samaritan Nursing Home, located at 101 Elm Street, Sayville,  is offering Family/Caregiver Support Group Meetings.  These meetings are open to the community and are being held the last Tuesday of the month beginning January 29, 2013 from 1:30pm – ... by John
 
Good Samaritan Nursing Home Offers Free Drop-In Blood Pressure Screening at Sayville Library
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Sayville, NY 11782 –Good Samaritan Nursing Home is pleased to announce that we offer free blood pressure screenings at the Sayville Library, located at 88 Greene Street, Sayville, on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm – 3pm. Any community member wanting to have a blood ... by John
 
Jessica Kaden Teen Honored Hero
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - GARDEN CITY, NY (1/24/2013) — In 2009, when Jessica Karen was in fifth grade, she began to experience terrible stomach pains. Her doctors were not sure what was causing the pain and did not agree with Jessica’s mothers’ suspicions that she was displaying symptoms of Inflammatory ... by John
 
Make a Difference in 2013 - Volunteer & Save a Life
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - January 21, 2013, Bellmore, NY – 2013 can be the year you make a difference in someone’s life by becoming a volunteer at Long Island Crisis Center.  The Crisis Center, the 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week suicide prevention and crisis intervention hotline, is currently recruiting ... by John
 
UnValentine's Day Event at Bay Street Theatre Feb. 14!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - January 22, 2013 (Sag Harbor, NY) - Bay Street Theatre is hosting its first ever “UNVALENTINES” Valentine’s Day event with the screening of the hilarious WAR OF THE ROSES on Thursday, February 14 at 8 pm. $10 at the door which includes a glass of wine. Romantic, right? ... by John
 
Olive Garden Now Open in Valley Stream
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Olive Garden opened at 610 W. Sunrise Hwy. in Valley Stream, N.Y. on Monday, Jan. 21— creating 180 new jobs. The Olive Garden in Valley Stream is the newest Olive Garden in the family of more than 800 local restaurants committed to providing every guest with a genuine Italian dining ... by John
 
Computech International Launches Redesigned eCommerce Website
Monday, January 21, 2013 - Great Neck, NY January 21, 2013 Computech International (CTI), a business technology provider and GSA contracts holder, announced the launch of its redesigned website, ctistore.com., aimed at business and government customers. The website, built on I-Dotcom’s I-Shark Elite platform, is a ... by John
 
Brooklyn, NY Periodontist Replaces Teeth In Just One Day With The All-On-4 Technique Using Modern Implant Supported Dentures
Monday, January 21, 2013 - Brooklyn, NY January 21, 2013 Navid Baradarian, D.D.S., of Marine Park Periodontics & Implantology is replacing teeth in just one day with the modern All-On-4 techniques. Dentures and dental implants are two of the most popular solutions for lost teeth when there are many teeth ... by John
 
Airline Security Management and Emergency Response Specialists Global Elite Announces Business Expansion
Monday, January 21, 2013 - New York, New York January 21, 2013 To meet the growing needs of specialized security services throughout the U.S. and abroad, New York-based  Global Elite Inc.,  has expanded its offerings by announcing the appointment of two key executives. The strategic appointments will be part of ... by John
 
Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York Promotes Brand and Wellness with Community Play Area Sponsorship
Monday, January 21, 2013 - Lake Grove, N.Y. January 21, 2013 Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York recently sponsored a soft play area at a nearby shopping center to help share wellness tips and to build its brand awareness in the community. Executive Director Kevin McGeachy explained the ... by John
 
100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Announces General Membership Meeting Sponsored by Health & Wellness Committee & Suffolk Committee
Monday, January 21, 2013 - For Immediate Release: 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Announces General Membership Meeting Sponsored by Health & Wellness Committee & Suffolk Committee  Melville, New York –   On  January 30, 2013 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc.  Will be ... by John
 
Connections-A Child & Family Bereavement Program
Monday, January 21, 2013 - Melville - Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services, presents “ Connections,” a free, 8 week bereavement group program for children, teens and their caregivers who have experienced the death of a loved one. Connections is a safe place for children and ... by John
 
North Shore-LIJ Physician Practice Group Honored with Baldrige Performance Award
Sunday, January 20, 2013 - MANHASSET, NY January 20, 2013 In recognition of Medical Group Practice Week from January 21-25, the  North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that its physician practice has received the Partners in Performance Excellence (PiPEX) Silver Award, part of the  Baldrige Performance ... by John
 
Feinstein Institute Scientist Wins Crafoord Award from Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for Arthritis Research
Saturday, January 19, 2013 - MANHASSET, NY January 19, 2013 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that Peter K. Gregersen, MD, a scientist at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, will receive the prestigious Crafoord Prize for his genetic research in the area rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Gregersen, ... by John
 
Sound Shore Medical Center Joins County ABC's of Safe Sleep Initiative
Saturday, January 19, 2013 - New Rochelle, NY January 19, 2013 Sound Shore Medical Center is pleased to be one of eight hospitals in Westchester County joining forces with the District Attorney’s Office in launching Westchester County’s Safe Sleeping Initiative – a community partnership whose goal is to ... by John
 
Treat Your Valentine to Dinner & Dancing with… “The Rat Pack'
Friday, January 18, 2013 - Stony Brook, NY  – Get ready for a fabulous night out with your significant other at WMHO’s  Dinner & Dancing with… “The Rat Pack,”   Friday, February 15 .   Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Dean Martin ruled ... by John
 
Fixxbook Launches FixXchange - Online Commercial Barter Exchange
Friday, January 18, 2013 - Fixxbook, ServiceChannel’s commercial contractor directory, has announced the launch of FixXchange – an online commercial barter exchange dedicated to the facilities and contracting industries. FixXchange is an online commercial barter community where contractors can trade their ... by John
 
Roast Coffee & Tea Trading Company Wins 2013 Best of Long Island Title
Friday, January 18, 2013 - Patchogue, NY January 18, 2013 During the eighth annual contest hosted by Long Island Press, Roast Coffee & Tea Trading Company has won the prestigious title of Best of Long Island for 2013! The two year old coffee company has claimed the title for a second year in a row in the categories ... by John
 
LI Advantage Payroll Announces Three New Hires in Sales Department
Friday, January 18, 2013 - Freeport, NY January 18, 2013 “Theodore, Luis and Anthony have hit the ground running,” said President and Co-Owner of LI Advantage, Rob Basso. “Their sales and related industry experience as well as diligent work ethic will play a big part in our growing company.” ... by John
 
New Rosalie Dimon Gallery Show featuring Alfred Fayemi & Sherry Schreiber
Friday, January 18, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , January 18, 2013) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the exciting new art show at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery, at the Jamesport Manor Inn (located at 370 Manor Lane in Jamesport, NY) featuring East End Arts members:  Nigerian-born photographer Alfred Fayemi ... by John
 
Treat Your Valentine to Dinner & Dancing with… “The Rat Pack'
Friday, January 18, 2013 - Stony Brook, NY – Get ready for a fabulous night out with your significant other at WMHO’s  Dinner & Dancing with… “The Rat Pack,”  Friday, February 15. Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr. and Dean Martin ruled glamorous Las Vegas and Hollywood ... by John
 
Fascinating Photo Exhibition Created By Differently-abled Individuals
Friday, January 18, 2013 - OLD BETHPAGE, NY (JANUARY 17, 2013)  – Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), a not-for-profit agency that supports more than 3,500 individuals with different abilities on Long Island, is presenting a very unique exhibition of fine art photography created by ... by John
 
Children's Program of Irish Dancers
Friday, January 18, 2013 - What:               Children’s Program of Irish Dancers Where:              Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site ... by John
 
EEA Gallery: "Diversity" Art Show Reception - Friday, Feb. 1
Friday, January 18, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY , January 17, 2013) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce the reception for the new  juried, all media  art show, Diversity , at the East End Arts Gallery which will be up for viewing starting Friday, January 18. The guest juror for this show is ... by John
 
Saturdays Screenwriting Seminar with LI'er Steve Siegel @ Cinema Arts Centre
Friday, January 18, 2013 - THE STORY STRUCTURE OF MOTION PICTURES 8 Saturdays: February 9 thru March 30 at 10:30am-12:30pm Return of the popular screenwriting seminar with award-winning screenwriter  LI’er  Stephen Martin Siegel.    $195 (8 classes) available online,  ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center Seeks Volunteers
Friday, January 18, 2013 - West Islip , NY 11795 -- Our Lady of Consolation, a 450-bed nursing and rehabilitative care center located at111 Beach Drive inWest Islip,NY, currently seeks compassionate individuals willing to volunteer their time as transporters, Eucharistic Ministers, Office Assistants, Recreational Therapy ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Offers Discounted Meals for Senior Citizens
Friday, January 18, 2013 - West Islip , NY 11795 - Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center is offering a discounted meal program to all Senior Citizens in the local community. This program consists of a hot, nutritious dinnertime meal, 7 days a week..  These meals will be served in the ... by John
 
Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center Offers Free Drop-In Blood Pressure Screening at West Islip Library
Friday, January 18, 2013 - West Islip, NY 11795 – Our Lady of Consolation Nursing & Rehabilitative Care Center is pleased to announce that we offer free blood pressure screenings at the West Islip Public Library, located at 3 Higbie Lane, West Islip, on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm – 3pm. ... by John
 
Enrollment for Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck's 2013 Season Now Open
Friday, January 18, 2013 - (Center Moriches, NY) —  Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck  has recently announced that enrollment for the 2013 summer season is now open. There will be  ten sessions that run for six days each. The sessions are dedicated to certain types of campers (see chart below). However, ... by John
 
NY Cosmos Propose World Class Professional Soccer Stadium
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - ELMONT, N.Y. –  The New York Cosmos announced today that they have submitted a privately-funded economic development proposal to the State of New York to build a world-class 25,000-seat professional soccer stadium.  Elmont Town Crossing will involve transforming two sections of ... by John
 
SBPLI, Farmingdale State College Host “Super Bowl of Smarts” Breakfast to Benefit Fred Breithut Scholarship Fund
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - (Kings Park, NY) — On Friday, February 1, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) and Farmingdale State College will host their “Super Bowl of Smarts” Breakfast to benefit the Fred Breithut Scholarship Fund. The program includes a ... by John
 
Watch the Presidential Inauguration on the Big Screen at Bay Street!
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - January 16,  2013 (Sag Harbor, NY) – Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce that the Presidential Inauguration will be broadcast on the big screen on Monday, January 21 from 10 am – 1 pm. Bring your neighbors and come in out of the cold as Bay Street Theatre once again throws ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Hosts Free Caregiver Training Class at Atria of South Setauket
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  (ADRC) has announced that it will host a free 14-week caregiver training class at  Atria Senior Living , located at  4089 Nesconset Highway in South Setauket . Classes meet every  Monday  from  6:00 p.m. to 9:00 ... by John
 
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. Hosts Free Caregiver Training Class at Atria of Lynbrook
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  (ADRC) has announced that it will host a free 14-week caregiver training class at  Atria Senior Living , located at  100 Peninsula Boulevard  in Lynbrook . Classes meet every  Wednesday  from  6:00 p.m. to ... by John
 
Free Caregiver Training Class at Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center to Begin on January 31
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - Free Caregiver Training Class at Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center to Begin on January 31 Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc.  (ADRC) will host a free 14-week caregiver training class at its facility, located at  45 Park Avenue  in Bay Shore . ... by John
 
The Picture Show sponsored by Peconic Landing continues with a great film lineup
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - January 15, 2013 ( Sag Harbor, NY ) – The Picture Show at Bay Street Theatre, sponsored by Peconic Landing continues with classic films this winter and spring. All films start at 8 pm. Tickets are $7 at the door and include a small box of popcorn. For the $28 prix-fixe "Dinner and a Movie" ... by John
 
EEA Full Scholarship, Intensive String Orchestra Workshop for High School Musicians
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - ( RIVERHEAD, NY,  January 15, 2013) – East End Arts is now accepting student applications for an intensive two-month string orchestra workshop opportunity, the 2013 Music Masters Fellowship Program, which will be mentored by  professional cellist Nico Olarte-Hayes, long-time ... by John
 
Motionhouse Dance at Staller Center
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - January 15, 2013, Stony Brook, NY —  Motionhouse,  an acclaimed U.K. dance theatre-company that integrates movement and film, brings a visually stunning production to the U.S. for the first time with  Scattered . Motionhouse performs at Staller Center for the Arts Main ... by John
 
Usdan/NYC Art Exhibit, "Duality"
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - A new show titled  Duality,  paintings and mixed-media works by students of Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts’  Portfolio Preparation Track  program will be exhibited February 12- March 8, 2013 at New York City’s Lobby Gallery, on the ground floor of ... by John
 
Horror Film Fest the 2nd Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival
Monday, January 14, 2013 - Long Island’s ONLY Horror Film Fest the 2nd Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival  At the Mill River Manor Best Western Hotel, January 19 & 20, 2013   TwitchTwitch Productions  presents Long Island’s only film festival catering to the horror, suspense, ... by John
 
Island Nursing and Rehab Center Receives 5-Star Rating from U.S. Government Agency
Monday, January 14, 2013 - ( Holtsville, NY :  January 14, 2013)  - Island Nursing and Rehab Center, highly regarded for their state-of-the-art short term rehabilitation, subacute care and skilled nursing, has received the coveted 5-Star rating from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Centers for ... by John
 
Long Beach's Goldie Steinberg Celebrates 112th Birthday Belatedly as the Result of Hurricane Sandy
Monday, January 14, 2013 - LONG BEACH, NY — Goldie Steinberg, a resident at  Grandell Rehabilitation & Nursing Center , celebrated her 112 th  birthday on January 13. A special birthday party was held at the skilled nursing facility with family, friends, staff and local elected officials. ... by John