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Green Vale Students Train with Richie Barshay Trio

The Green Vale School welcomed noted jazz percussionist Richie Barshay to campus on Thursday, January 28. Barshay held percussion-based workshops with grades 4-8, giving students the opportunity to learn globally-inspired jazz elements.

Green Vale Students Perform 'Fiddler on the Roof'

Last month, the Green Vale 5th grade performed the classic play ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ – a formidable task due to its length.

U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command, Visits U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

U.S. Air Force Gen. Darren W. McDew, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), visited the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point.

Mangano Announces Spring 2016 Lifeguard Instruction Course

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the schedule for the 2016 Spring Lifeguard Instruction Courses at the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

Leg. McCaffrey Visits Lindenhurst Community Cares Coalition as Guest Speaker

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently had the honor of speaking before the members of the Lindenhurst Community Cares Coalition (Lindy Cares) during a regular meeting held at Lindenhurst High School.

Assemblywoman Solages: Get On Your Feet Loan Forgiveness Program Helps Students with College Debt

The problem is well-documented and alarming: College students who graduated in 2015 were the most indebted in U.S. history, and student borrowing for higher education continues to rise.

SCCC Expanding Veterans Services, Director to Tell Legislature's Veterans Affairs Committee

Suffolk County Community College’s Director of Veterans Affairs Shannon O’Neill in testimony before the Suffolk County Legislature on Tuesday February 2, at 9:30 a.m. at the William H. Rogers Building, Hauppauge will inform legislators that Suffolk County ...

The 19th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count: Birding Events & Where to Go Bird Watching on Long Island

It’s time to get out those binoculars, do your part and count the different birds you encounter on L.I.!

MUSIQUE: Motown to Disco and Rock and Roll, Features Recent Suffolk Grad

Suffolk County Community College Theater Arts graduate Mary Seymour (2014, center in photo) is a member of the ultimate dance party group, MUSIQUE, that will perform at Suffolk County Community College’s Van Nostrand Theater on Saturday, March ...

LongIsland.com’s 2016 February Family Fun Guide: Super Bowl Parties, Romantic Valentine’s Dinners, Black History Month, and More!

This short month is filled to the brim with parties, dinners, programs, and fun activities!

William Floyd Nurses Attend School Asthma Management Plan Announcement

Jacki O’Donnell, the William Floyd School District lead nurse, along with Teresa Ergul, Moriches Elementary School Nurse, participated in U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s announcement held at SUNY Farmingdale regarding the School Asthma Management Plan Act.

Two William Floyd Elementary Physical Education Teachers Named Bright Lights for Innovative Use of Technology

Kimberly Apicella and Mark Dawson, physical education teachers at William Floyd Elementary School, were recently selected as “Bright Lights” by the Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies (ASSET) at their annual winter luncheon.

Leg. McCaffrey Returns to Forest Avenue School as Community Reader

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently served as the community reader in Ms. Caffey’s first grade class at Forest Avenue Elementary School.

Suffolk County Community College: 2016 Tobacco Control Champion

The Tobacco Action Coalition of Long Island and Northwell Health’s Center for Tobacco Control presented Suffolk County Community College’s Dr. Christopher Adams with the Tobacco Control Champion Award for 2016 for spearheading Suffolk's college-wide tobacco-free policy that ...

Governor Cuomo Announces SUNY Training Program to Help Prevent Sexual Assault and Stalking on College Campuses

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between the New York State Department of Health and the State University of New York to help college faculty, staff and students identify sexual assault and interpersonal violence, as ...

The Doo Wop Project to Perform at Adelphi University on February 21

Current and former stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys and Motown: The Musical will sing in The Doo Wop Project

Eugene O’Neill’s A Moon for the Misbegotten at Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University - Saturday, February 13

A Moon for the Misbegotten, Eugene O’Neill’s last play and only true love story, will be presented by Staller Center for the Arts on Main Stage, Saturday, February 13 at 8 pm, performed by actors from Philadelphia’s ...

Suffolk County Leg. McCaffrey Participates in Meeting of Lindenhurst High's Business Advisory Board

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently participated in a meeting of the Lindenhurst High School Business Advisory Board (BAB).

Molloy College Entrepreneur Got His Start at William Floyd

Bobby Lenahan, 20, a William Floyd High School graduate Class of 2013 and current Molloy College student, is helping to revolutionize intravenous treatment for children through his invention, the “IV Hero,” a sleeve that covers an intravenous ...

Governor Cuomo Announces $6.6 Million to Create Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center at Farmingdale State College

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $6.6 million in Round IV NYSUNY 2020 funding will be awarded to establish the Infrastructure, Transportation and Security Center at Farmingdale State College.
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