Bernette Ford, a force in children’s publishing who grew up on Long Island and brought diversity to picture books, died of cancer on June 20 at her home in Brooklyn. She was 70.
A 29-year-old Uniondale man was arrested for allegedly killing his pregnant girlfriend from Hempstead and dumping her body on the side of a road in Queens last week.
A new company is taking over the lease of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum after the prior tenant defaulted on payments when months of events were canceled amid the coronavirus shutdown.
NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which is temporarily acting as the home of the NHL’s New York Islanders while their new venue at Belmont Park is being completed, is closing its doors, according to a report by Patrick Clark of Bloomberg.com.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Nassau opened its new Uniondale location Monday, greatly expanding the highly regarded Manhattan-based cancer center’s Long Island presence that aims to make treatment more easily accessible to local patients.
As president and CEO of Flushing Bank since July 2005, John R. Buran has played a key role in the company’s continued success, as well as its ability to overcome challenges facing Long Island, the banking industry, and the country.