Long Island University announced on Thursday that two lucky African American students will get a significant discount on their veterinary school tuition, as the school has established a brand-new scholarship program in honor of Black History Month.
An aging captain in the Colombo crime family was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in federal prison for shaking down a high ranking official in a Queens-based construction union. Vincent Ricciardo, 77, of Franklin Square, LI, pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court in July for his participation in the long-running extortion of the senior official in what is called the “Labor Union,” in court filings and various conspiracies to commit money laundering, loansharking, and fraud in connection with workplace safety certificates. Ricciardo, known as “Vinny Unions,” is the tenth defendant sentenced in the case for conduct in connection… Read More
The Travel Agency, a cannabis company known for attracting celebrities like Amy Sedaris and Sarah Silverman among others, with a location in Union Square and another to come in Downtown Brooklyn believes that the cannabis industry holds the responsibility to aid in rectifying the harms inflicted by the War on Drugs. Their ethos includes supporting […]
Downtown Garden City, traditionally the home of posh restaurants, luxury clothing stores and trendy taverns, is now home also to an entity few in the upscale village probably ever imagined – a giant healthcare facility.
Understanding how to care for companion animals as they age is vital for their wellbeing. Dependent upon species, breed, and additional factors such as genetics, diet, and lifestyle, indoor cats and small dogs can typically live for an average of 15-18 years, while larger dogs may live to be 10-12 years of age.