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Back to School Blast at Smith Haven Mall

For the second year, Smith Haven Mall will host Back to School Blast, a daylong event featuring Long Island’s best family-friendly resources and essentials.

CSHL’s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament Raises $230,000 for Research and Education

On June 16th, 184 golfers took to the greens at Piping Rock Club for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)’s 22nd annual golf tournament. Run by golf chairman Eddie Chernoff, the outing brought in $230,000.

Governor Cuomo Announces $17.2 Million to Bolster Biomedical Research in New York State

Governor Cuomo announced $17.2 million in state awards to 26 academic medical institutions for the training of new clinical researchers working on cutting-edge biomedical research.

Governor Cuomo Warns New York's College Students About the Dangers of Buying False Identification Documents on the Internet

Governor Cuomo issued a warning to college students returning for the fall semester that purchasing fake IDs is not only illegal, but also increases the chance of becoming a victim of identify fraud.

William Floyd Bike Program Helps Children Achieve Their Dreams

For the second consecutive summer, William Floyd occupational therapist Ed Diaz and a dedicated group of volunteers worked with students for five sessions to help them achieve their dream of learning how to ride a bicycle by ...

Mangano Teams Up With Plainedge Schools To Provide Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminar

The Plainedge School District will be the first public school district in New York State to provide a free overdose prevention seminar and train its entire staff on the administration of the life-saving, opiate-overdose reversal agent known ...

National Campus Fire Safety Month Contest Works to Raise Student Awareness of Fire Hazards During September

NFPA, University of New Haven Fire Science Club and The Center for Campus Fire Safety co-host contest in partnership with Domino’s to address 24 percent increase in dorm fires from 2003-2013.

Long Island Gears up for Biggest Health, Wellness & Back-To-School Fair, Calls for Sponsors, Vendors, Donations

Long Island gears up for Biggest, Health, Wellness and Back- to-School. The fair be held in conjunction with African-American Media Network, Long Shoprite Supermarket Island African-American Chamber of Commerce, and Hempstead/Uniondale Times.

Charitable Foundation, President and Manager Indicted for Scamming Hundreds of High School Students

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas today announced that a Nassau County Grand Jury has indicted two Long Island men for operating a sham charitable foundation that bilked high school students out of summer wages earned ...

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Protect Youth from Harmful Effects of Cigarettes By Prohibiting Smoking Near After-School Programs

Governor Cuomo signed legislation to protect children across New York State from exposure to second-hand smoke. The bill prohibits individuals from smoking near schools while after-school programs are in operation.

Test Your Knowledge at a Local Trivia Night

Assemble your team and plan a fun night out at a local trivia night!

Mangano Commends College Interns

Over 50 interns from 30 disciplines completed over 5,000 hours of work across 20 county departments.

Maserati and VIP Billy Joel Concert Tickets Up for Grabs at Suffolk Community College Golf Classic

Golfers can drive home in a brand new Maserati and then to a V.I.P. experience at a Billy Joel Concert if they are among the lucky at the Suffolk Community College Foundation 32nd Annual Golf Classic on ...

William Floyd Music Faculty Raises $4,500 for Student Scholarships

This past school year, the William Floyd Music Department raised more than $4,500 in student scholarships to benefit graduating seniors who have committed to pursue music as part of their post-secondary education.

Schumer, Gillibrand & Rice Announce Nearly $235K in Federal Funding for Molloy College

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Kathleen Rice (NY-04) announced today that Molloy College has been awarded $234,745 in federal grant funding to continue to improve support services for low-income and academically-needy students.

Usdan Center/Bethpage Scholars in the Arts Program: Bethpage Federal Credit Union Supports Music Study at Usdan for 5th Year

For the fifth year, talented Long Island music students received a unique opportunity to study and perform at Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts.

Most US Middle and High Schools Start the School Day Too Early

Fewer than 1 in 5 middle and high schools in the U.S. began the school day at the recommended 8:30 AM start time or later during the 2011-2012 school year, according to data published today in the ...

Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Bloom on Stony Brook University Main Campus

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reported that cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) have exceeded bloom criteria in Roth Pond on SUNY Stony Brook University’s main campus in Stony Brook.

William Floyd NJROTC Earns Distinguished Unit Honors

For the first time in its 34-year history, the William Floyd Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) has been designated a “Distinguished Unit” for the NJROTC Area 4.

Deadline for NYS College Students to Apply for FASNY Tuition Reimbursement: October 2

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) has announced an October 2nd 2015 application deadline for tuition reimbursement through their historic educational initiative, the Higher Education Learning Plan (HELP).
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