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Monday | Newsday

Cuomo: Corruption panel was a success

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announces his appointment for the Moreland Commission to investigate the State Legislature at Hofstra University Club in Hempstead on July 2, 2013.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Mafia, Onondaga County, NY

Monday Jul 28 | Albany Times Union

Kevin Law, the president of the Long Island Association on Monday ascended to be the chairman of the New York Gaming Facility Location Board.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Post-Standard

Achievers: St. John Fisher College students named first generation scholars

Sarah Bousquet , daughter of Tracey and Philip Bousquet, of Fayetteville, had her poem published in Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, and will be presented in Prague this September of the European Society of Criminology.

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Related Topix: Saint John Fisher College, Fayetteville, NY, Skaneateles, NY, Saint Joseph's University, Clarkson University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Newsday

Civil War buff recreates armies and dioramas

Dennis Larkin, in his West Hempstead home on July 1, 2014, keeps a close eye on the Civil War miniatures he makes on a 1/32 scale.

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Related Topix: Civil War, _No Company, Walker Boys Studio, Video Games, West Hempstead, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Why college remediation needs to be overhauled

Award-winning Principal Carol Burris of South Side High School in New York has written here and here about how college remediation rates are often hyped.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Jul 18, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

OU Athletic Director To Chair NCAA Basketball Selection Committee For 2015-16

University of Oklahoma Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Programs and Director of Athletics Joe Castiglione has been named chair of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee for the 2015-16 academic year.

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Related Topix: University of Oklahoma, Utah State University, Georgia Tech, University of Missouri

Thu Jul 17, 2014

South Shore Record

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Stuart Markus, his band Gathering Time and assorted members of the region's folk music scene gather at Eisenhower Park on July 21 to honor Harry Chapin in what has became an annual summertime tradition.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Huntington, NY, Hempstead, NY, Photography, Arts

South Shore Record

Don Resnick's - Essence of Place'

Don Resnick's Marshes, an oil on linen, is among the works on view in Hofstra's solo exhibit that reflects the artist's lifelong passion for nature.

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Jetnation.com

2014 NY Jets Training Camp Preview Video

The New York Jets will hold training camp at SUNY Cortland this year but there are also dates in Florham Park and at Hofstra University.

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Related Topix: SUNY College at Cortland

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Loveland Magazine

Tanner Griffin named Southern Ohio Player of the Year

While the Division I Loveland boys lacrosse team was stopped short of an anticipated appearance in the regional finals with a loss to Mason, there was no holding back the year-end accolades awarded to a record number, six Loveland Tigers.

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Related Topix: Loveland, OH

Nashoba Publishing Online

Academic Honors

Devin Medrek, son of Timothy and Laurie Medrek of Pepperell, has been given the Charles J. Hoff Scholarship by Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Related Topix: Pepperell, MA, UMass Amherst, Curry College

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bloomberg

Cuomo Seeks to Ensure LIRR Strife Won't Harm Re-Election

As a strike that would shut down the biggest U.S. commuter-rail system looms, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking to ensure that the Long Island Rail Road labor dispute doesn't damage his re-election bid.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The Louisville Cardinal

New associate vice president for alumni relations appointed

The U of L Board of Trustees today appointed Deborah Dietzler as the associate vice president for alumni relations.

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Related Topix: Paducah, KY, University of Georgia, Marketing

South Shore Record

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

See the adventurous mermaid explore the world above the sea in BroadHollow Theatre Company's staging of "The Little Mermaid" in Elmont on July 17. Don Resnick: Essence of Place An exhibition showcasing Don Resnick's landscape paintings, drawings, and watercolors, highlighting the artist's interest in and commitment to preserving the natural ... (more)

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Related Topix: Elmont, NY, Hempstead, NY, Seaford, NY, Huntington, NY, Nassau County, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Day

Montville High School declares additional valedictorian

At the June 17 graduation ceremony for the Montville High School Class of 2014, Joan Miller, 18, walked as valedictorian and Lacia Japp, 18, walked as salutatorian.

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Related Topix: Montville, NJ

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Naperville Sun

Naperville Heritage Society appoints new president July 8

On Tuesday afternoon, the Naperville Heritage Society Board of Directors and the Naper Settlement Museum Board announced the appointment of Macarena Tamayo-Calabrese as the Heritage Society and Naper Settlement's second full-time president and CEO in its 45-year history.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

SILive.com

Miss New York, a featured guest at Saturday's PrideFest Festival

STATEN ISLAND: Kira Kazantsev - the former Miss City of New York who turned Miss New York at an elaborate pageant production staged at the regal St. George Theatre May 24, will now make a special appearance at the 10th annual PrideFest Festival on the North Meadow of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden in Livingston on Saturday, July 12.

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Related Topix: New York, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Livingston, NY, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays, Brooklyn, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Newsday

LI exec named to casino siting board

Kevin Law, president and CEO of the Long Island Association, has been appointed to the panel that will determine the locations of four upstate casinos.

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Related Topix: Long Island, VA

Examiner.com

5 colleges make major changes in test policies for 2014-15

In the run-up to the 2014-15 admissions season, five well respected colleges are making major changes in the way they will consider standardized test scores.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Hampshire College, Old Dominion University, Wesleyan University

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Newsday

Discrimination settlement on Melville development energizes Huntington push for affordable rentals

The town's need -- as in other communities around Long Island -- is particularly acute for affordable rental apartments sought by young professionals and families, demographic experts and advocates say.

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Related Topix: Huntington, NY, Melville, NY, Levittown, NY, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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