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2013-08-08 23:21:59

Sylvia Nasser, CEO of The Fit Fem Studio, has launched a new in home training program for women on Long Island as well as in Connecticut and Westchester. Hicksville,NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Sylvia Nasser, CEO of The Fit Fem Studio, has launched a new in home training program for women on Long Island as well as in Connecticut and Westchester. Many women choose not to work out because they feel self-conscious at the gym. They will no longer have to fret, because the Fit Fem brings the...

2013-08-06 23:28:21

In response to modifications made to Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) Solar Pioneer Program, Roof Diagnostics Solar (RD) today expressed its support for the removal of a cap on residential solar installations. The cap would have restricted growth of the Long Island solar market and had devastating consequences on its very successful Solar Pioneer Program. Bohemia, Long Island (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 In response to modifications made to Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) Solar...

2013-08-06 23:03:33

Wall Street bond broker turned entrepreneur, John Michielini, is excited to bring national franchise 101 Mobility to Long Island, New York. Michielini plans to help seniors age in place and avoid the high costs of assisted living by selling and professionally installing wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, bath safety and other mobility solutions. Long Island, New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 As of July 2013, nursing home rates averaged at a whopping $144,408 per year (New York Health...

2013-07-29 23:24:40

The founders of Long Island based tech startup GroupGiftng.com (eGifter) announced that they have approval from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to support a project to open a high-tech accelerator space on Main St. in Huntington. Huntington, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 The founders of Long Island based tech startup GroupGiftng.com (eGifter) today received approval from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) to support a project to open a high-tech...

2013-07-23 23:01:07

Program features a ‘mini medical school’ based on Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine’s innovative curriculum. Hempstead, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 A “mini medical school” is just one of the innovative and exciting offerings this year at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine’s Medical Scholars Pipeline Program. Sixty one students are enrolled in the educational and motivational program for academically talented and economically disadvantaged high school...


Latest Long Island Reference Libraries

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2008-10-08 12:48:10

The Atlantic Silverside (Menidia menidia) is found in the shallows of the Hudson River estuary and other tidal rivers and creeks in southeastern New York, and Long Island from the spring to the fall. They move out away from the shorelines and enter deeper water in the Chesapeake Bay during the winter. The Atlantic Silverside is a small fish, approximately 3 to 6 inches in length. The upper sides are translucent green-yellow, gradually turning iridescent white on the sides to pale white on...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'