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Friday Jul 11 | 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

Friday Jul 11 | 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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

South Shore Record

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

AftermodernisM Spring 2014 This exhibition illustrates a broad range of styles spanning non-objective abstraction.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Roslyn Harbor, NY, Hempstead, NY, Seaford, NY, Huntington, NY

Newsday

911 operators sue Nassau over training

A union representing about 150 Nassau County 911 operators and supervisors has filed suit against the county, alleging it failed to comply with a 2013 agreement to provide "substantive" classroom training on emergency dispatching procedures, including for hostage situations.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Violent Crime, Mineola, NY

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Jewish World Review

On Law

The best advice young Aaron Twerski, a Chasidic Jew and scion of 30 generations of rabbis, received, came while he was in pharmacy school.

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South Shore Record

Graduation means new beginnings in Seaford

Speakers at the ceremony offered them advice about the importance of making the most of every opportunity in the future.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CBS Local

L.I. College Student Decries His Arrest Over Protest Calling For Obama's Impeachment

A college student from Long Island alleged Tuesday that he was wrongfully arrested for protesting on a Long Island Expressway overpass.

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News12.com

Hofstra student Daniel Martins claims Nassau police violated his...

A Hofstra University student claims that his rights were violated by Nassau police while he was trying to exercise his First Amendment rights.

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News12.com

Centereach boy meets soccer legend Pele at New York Cosmos clinic

Vincent is one of 1,600 kids in the Sachem Youth Soccer League. Vincent and his family attended the soccer clinic at Hofstra University after Vincent's name was pulled out of a hat to represent his team, the Fireballs.

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Related Topix: Centereach, NY

WTEN-TV Albany

NY man protesting on LIE bridge decries arrest

Daniel Martins of Mineola was arrested June 6 while standing with protest signs and flags on a bridge over the busy highway.

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Examiner.com

Hofstra adopts test-optional admission policy

Hofstra is going test optional, the large Long Island private university stated on its website last week.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Bard College, New York, Wesleyan University, Wake Forest University

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