Tag: Hofstra University

Long Island Press 2016 High School Journalism Awards Results & Photos

The 2016 Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards Program was unprecedented in its scope and quality of submissions.

9 Celebrities With An Unmistakable Long Island Accent

They tawk just like us! People know we’re from Long Island as soon as we open our (big) mouths. Without the edginess of Brooklynese, the Long Island accent is as distinctive as it is irritating. I say it’s time we own it. No, we don’t all sound like Amy Fisher. But some of us do. And some of us sound much, much worse. Whatevah.

For Once, Long Island Catches Presidential Primary Fever

No matter what happens, for two weeks New York was front and center in the political world, giving the rest of the nation a unique opportunity to see what it means for candidates to come face-to-face with voters here.

Donald Trump Hosting Presidential Campaign Rally Wednesday in Bethpage

Police are bracing for a crowd of up to 13,000 and protesters have already announced plans to hold a peaceful anti-Trump rally outside the venue.

Deciding Whether To Transfer Colleges: Facts, Figures & Other Considerations

"Should I transfer colleges?" It’s that time of the semester—temperatures rise, flowers bloom, and college students consider whether they should transfer schools. With fall admission application deadlines fast approaching, countless college students are contemplating the idea of leaving their current institution to attend another that better suits their needs. Yet, a significant portion of those students may not be quite ready to click “send” on their applications.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events March 10 – 16

Howie Mandel cracks up NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Piff The Magic Dragon, Tracy Morgan & Meatloaf rip up The Paramount, Paula Poundstone floors The Landmark Theatre, Chris Janson rocks The Emporium, & Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver & Kristin Cavallari jazz up Book Revue, among so much more!

For The Whitmore Group’s James Metzger, It All Started With A...

Two years after he’d graduated from Hofstra University as a history major in 1983, All-American athlete James Metzger—the future chairman, CEO and founder of The Whitmore Group, Ltd., in Garden City—was still tending bar in Bethpage when his determination to dress for success finally paid off. His friends had thought he was nuts when he spent the money he’d saved from serving drinks to buy thousand-dollar Brooks Brothers suits, but the last laugh was on them.

Long Island Municipalities That Get It Right: What Do They Know...

Across the Island some municipalities are clearly ahead of the pack. These communities possess the good fortune to have visionary leaders, courageous council members and the right combination of assets, infrastructure and drive to make a difference in people’s lives. When you look for local role models, a few stellar examples quickly come to mind: Jack Schnirman, Long Beach city manager; Paul Pontieri, mayor of Patchogue; Francis X. Murray, mayor of Rockville Centre; and state Sen. Jack Martins, the former mayor of Mineola.

Morey Publishing Shares 5 Ways Businesses Can Increase Their Visibility Online

No matter your line of work, producing solid, valuable and engaging content in a blog environment will allow potential customers to see your site as not only a product to purchase, but a community where they can learn something new!

Abe Vigoda, of The Godfather & Barney Miller Fame, Dead (For...

The legendary actor portrayed capo Salvatore Tessio in The Godfather.