"In the face of all that challenges our country, it gives me great confidence to know dedicated young Americans such as yourselves have taken the first step in responsible citizenship: an education," said Congressman Tim Bishop during his commencement address at SUNY Maritime.
"As a community, it is our responsibility to aide the town in which we live," noted Dell R. Cullum of ImaginationNature.com. "We are fortunate here on the Eastern End of Long Island to have such beautiful beaches."
It's been a pretty brutal winter in the Hamptons, but one East End Village is preparing for their annual frosty celebration.
WPPB - 88.3 FM's Ann Liguori took home First Place in the Radio Broadcast category at the International Network of Golf (ING) Media Awards competition.
"This gift will enable our the hard work of our program to continue and for the children of East Hampton to flourish," noted Rebecca Morgan Taylor, Project Most Programming Director.
Whether you want to bake with love, share your loving home with a new furry family member, or watch the tale of two star-crossed lovers, here are five Hamptons Valentine's Day activities.
In October, the Southampton Historical Museum began a campaign to raise funds for 43 windows throughout the Thomas Halsey Homestead which are in desperate need of restoration.
Eastern Long Island Audubon Society is offering four scholarships opportunities to students who live on the East End of Long Island.
As an effort to become more energy efficient, Suffolk County Community College installed high-efficiency L.E.D. lighting in the Peconic Building at the College's Eastern Campus in Riverhead. The project paid off, literally.
"I always knew that I would return to Long Island," said The Retreat's new Chief Financial Officer, Patrice Dalton. "The surprise of finding that job announcement—and the timing of it—was just unbelievable."