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Black Friday 2015 Shopping Guide: Bargains & Deals You’ve Been Waiting All Year For, Right Here on Long Island!

This is the week when the biggest Black Friday bargains and deals begin! Check out our Black Friday Shopping Guide for the latest steals and deals to complete your holiday shopping!

Super Cool Winter Break Camp Programs for Your Young Learner

Keep your kids active and learning during the holiday break by attending a camp or a fun educational workshop!

Suffolk First in State to Teach With Virtual Dissection Table, 'Most Technologically Advanced Anatomy Visualization System in The World'

It’s the most technologically advanced anatomy visualization system in the world, according to its manufacturer, and Suffolk County Community College has one of only three in the northeastern United States.

Red Cross Introduces New RapidPass Online Donor Health History

American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.

Suffolk Astronomers Capture Images That Are Out of This World

Professor of Astrophysics Dr. Michael Inglis and Sean Tvelia, associate professor of physical science recently captured two stunning, out-of-this-world images -- a photo of the Moon, another of the Ring Nebula that is some 2,300 light years ...

Ride For Life Gives $300,000 for ALS research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

ALS Ride For Life this month presented $300,000 to CSHL Assistant Professor Molly Hammell and Associate Professor Josh Dubnau to pursue research into possible genetic causes of the devastating disease.

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of New Autronic Plastics Facility in Suffolk County

Governor Cuomo announced the opening of a newly expanded facility for Autronic Plastics, an injection molding company in Suffolk County that will create 21 new jobs and support 106 existing jobs.

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $710,000 in Grants to Police Departments For New Fingerprinting Equipment

Governor Cuomo announced nearly $710,000 in state grants to 51 police departments and sheriffs’ offices across the state for the purchase of electronic fingerprinting equipment.

Rain and Wind Cause Power Outage on LI while Hurricane Joaquin Tracks Further Out to Sea

Hurricane Joaquin continues to track away from LI, but a separate storm has already caused flooding and knocked the power out for some Long Islanders.

Impact from Joaquin Appears Less Likely, Flood Advisories Remain in Effect

More models show Hurricane Joaquin moving out to sea, but flooding is still possible on Long Island.

Long Island Braces for Impact as Hurricane Joaquin Strengthens to Category 4

Strong winds and rain could bring flooding to Long Island even before Hurricane Joaquin potentially hits.

Governor Cuomo Announces Next Step in Implementation of $500 Million New NY Broadband Program

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the release of a Request for Information to help finalize guidelines for the New NY Broadband Program, which has undertaken the ambitious goal of substantially expanding high-speed broadband service in New ...

Island 16: Cinema de Lux Announces the Addition of Next-Generation Technology, ‘Showcase XPlus’

National Amusements Inc. today announced that Island 16: Cinema de Lux in Holtsville, NY now features Showcase XPlus, the company’s latest cinematic enhancement.

Mangano: Long Island Tech Day Coming On November 10th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Tech Task Team (T3), co-chaired by Peter Goldsmith of LISTnet and Andrew Hazen of LaunchPad Long Island, today announced the latest Technology Island initiative; Long Island Tech ...

September 2015's Super Spectacular Blood Moon: Don't Miss This Fall's Amazing Astrological Event

On September 27, 2015 there will be a total eclipse of the Blood Moon and will be the closet supermoon we will see this year.

Dr. Evelyn Witkin, ‘Golden Age’ Cold Spring Harbor Geneticist, Wins Lasker at Age 94

Evelyn Witkin, Ph.D., who worked as a geneticist at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) in the formative years of molecular biology, has been honored at age 94 with a Lasker Award for achievement in Basic Science.

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.

Verizon Wireless Signs on to Phases 4 and 5 of the Transit Wireless Build-out in Underground NYC Subway Stations

Transit Wireless announced today that Verizon Wireless will participate in Phases 4 and 5 of the build-out of the Transit Wireless network that is bringing robust cellular and Wi-Fi service to underground Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) subway ...

Where to See the Spectacular Peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower

The fantastic celestial show that is the annual Perseid Meteor Shower will peak next week, so be sure to find a great stargazing spot!
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