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Ex-LI lawyer gets 4 years for urging client to commit perjury
Former lawyer Barry Balaban was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 4 years in prison for urging a client to commit perjury to obstruct an investigation into Long Island banana mogul Thomas Hoey's role in a drug-related death.
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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Duke student aims to get rich off lottery app
The UpTake: Brandon Sassouni had an epiphany while playing the lottery. Why gamble on scratch-off tickets when you can gamble on an app startup that lets others play? So he started Dream Big Studios to do just that.
Bosworth: 'Optimistic' on Securing Federal Funding for Town Projects
North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth traveled to Washington D.C. recently to meet with federal officials to obtain funding for what town officials describe as several "high priority projects," ranging from waterfront revitalization to disadvantaged youth.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Feeling lucky? Duke entrepreneur creates free-to-play lottery app
Like the lottery? Duke University junior Brandon Sassouni does too, and that's why he's helped develop an app that takes the convenience store out of the equation, yet still has the potential for a payout.
USPTO Approves the 'Le Vian Exotics' Trademark
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office issued the trademark "Le Vian Exotics" to Le Vian Corporation of Great Neck, New York on April 15 with the registration number 4514707.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Schumer pushes for speedier funds for Sandy repairs to North Shore
Sen. Charles Schumer and North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth asked for more federal aid to fund several post-Sandy recovery projects.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Quirks Marketing Rsch Review
Lieberman, Inc., is a mid-sized, custom market research company whose main headquarters is in Great Neck, NY.
Operation 'Clean Sweep' Coming to A Block Near You
Get ready for some spring cleaning. North Hempstead's "Clean Sweep" program begins Monday, April 28, and runs through Friday, May 9. "With the toll that this winter season took on our Town roads, this program is more important than ever," North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth said about the program.
President/CEO of Recording Academy Neil Portnow to Be Honored as UJA-Federation
Federation of New York will honor Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy, at its Music Visionary of the Year Award Luncheon on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at The Pierre in Manhattan.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Mangano: IDA Helps Bring Much Needed Rental Housing Options To Nassau County
April 11, 2014 - County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has approved an economic development compact for Avalon Bay Communities to build 191 rental apartments, 10 percent of them affordable workforce housing units, on the site of a now-defunct petroleum storage facility in Great Neck.
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Great Neck rentals get IDA help
The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has approved economic incentives for Virginia-based Avalon Bay Communities to build 191 rental apartments on the site of a defunct oil storage facility in Great Neck.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Are 'selfies' causing head lice in kids?
Q. How reliable are claims by businesses that offer lice treatment that "selfies" are spreading head lice among older kids? Not reliable at all, says Richard Pollack, an entomologist who grew up in Great Neck, has studied head lice for decades and now teaches at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Dev Hospitality buys the Best Western Plus Roundhouse Suites hotel in Boston
Dev Hospitality LLC has purchased the Best Western Plus Roundhouse Suites in Boston from WNW Hospitality Group , a hotel owner and operator based in Great Neck, N.Y., said a broker involved in the transaction.
Signature Bank Adds Two Private Client Banking Teams to Network
Tamara Gavrielof was named Group Director and Senior Vice President heading a five-person team, all joining from HSBC.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
For toy inventor, big business gives small ideas a boost
Marty Abrams, CEO of I-Star Entertainment, poses with some of his "friends" at the International Toy Fair in New York in February.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Suffolk County Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing More Than $316K from Great Neck Employer
Mineola, NY - April 3, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Suffolk County woman pleaded guilty today to stealing more than $316,000 from the Great Neck contracting company where she worked as a bookkeeper by inflating her salary, creating fake employees, and reimbursing herself for phony expenses.
West Babylon Woman Admits to Stealing from Great Neck Employer
A West Babylon woman pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $316,000 from a Great Neck contracting company where she worked as a bookkeeper.
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Albany eyes out-of-network mandates
After enrolling more than 865,000 uninsured New Yorkers through its online health insurance exchange , New York State is now focusing on expanding benefits packages.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Four Duke seniors named 2014 Hart Fellows1 Comments
Four seniors have been named Hart Fellows for 2014-an increase from the fellowship's traditional three recipients, mostly due to the outstanding nature of this year's applicants, program directors said.
Toy entrepreneur trying for another hit
Creating a hit toy is like trying to catch lightning. Marty Abrams has done it at least five times over the past 50 years.