Tag: Melville

Melville’s Dr. Raymond Damadian, Father of The MRI

He made detecting cancer his life’s work, founded Melville-based Fonar Corporation and invented the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner in the 1970s.

Dime Community Bank Opens First Long Island Branch in Decades

Dime Community Bank held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to celebrate the grand opening of its new Melville branch — the bank’s first location on Long Island in nearly 40 years.

Long Island Fight for Charity Raises $80K

Eighteen boxers faced off in nine bouts to raise almost $80,000 for three charities during the Long Island Fight for Charity Nov. 20 at the Hilton in Melville.

Melville Attorney Joins Manhattan Law Firm

An attorney from Melville was tapped to lead the new Commercial Real Estate group and Trusts and Estates practice at the Manhattan-based law firm of Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP.

Wheatley Heights Man Sentenced for Crash That Killed Teen

A Wheatley Heights man was sentenced Thursday to three to nine years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman in Melville three years ago.

Cuomo Signs Gov’t Efficiency Bill Into Law on Long Island

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Long Island on Thursday to sign a bill into law requiring small local governments to devise a plan to share resources with one another.

2nd Melville Camp Counselor Arrested for Sex Crimes, Child Porn

A camp counselor accused of inappropriately touching children and child pornography possession worked at the same Melville day camp where another man was recently indicted for similar allegations, Suffolk County police said.

3 Long Islanders Charged in NYC Pill Mill Bust

Three Long Island medics were among 13 suspects arrested Friday for alleged roles in a scheme to bilk Medicaid and Medicare by having patients undergo unnecessary tests in exchange for painkillers, authorities said.

Long Island Summer Camps Guide

Just like backyard BBQs and trips to the beach, it wouldn’t be summer on Long Island without children’s summer camp adventures. From traditional day camps and sleepaway camps to genre-specific camps for kids interested in sports, science or the arts, there is no shortage of fun to choose from. What follows is a guide to summer camps on Long Island!

Does Schumer Have What It Takes to Challenge Trump? These LIers...

With progressives urging greater resistance from its representatives in Washington, D.C., Schumer has invited both criticism and praise for his confirmation votes and his new role as the de-facto leader of the Trump opposition.