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Construction workers are always in high demand, but their work is among the most dangerous in the country. Horror stories about construction site accidents are plentiful, especially in high density areas like Long Island. There were 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2021, an 8.9-percent increase from 4,764 in 2020. more
The early stages of the coronavirus pandemic were a time of uncertainty and fear. High unemployment resulted in hunger among adults and children alike. Limited access to school nutrition programs created a frightening scenario for many families. more
It’s only been a few weeks since Tom Suozzi retired from his longstanding role as a member of the U.S. House, but he’s already opened the next chapter. more
In the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic, much of the state was put on hold. People were asked to avoid crowds and limit their travel, and governments issued stay-at-home orders. The streets of Glen Cove were eerily quiet throughout much of the lockdown, leaving many of the city’s businesses hanging by a thread. more
On Jan. 4, a crowd of 40 people gathered at Downtown Café, eagerly watching “Tailgate Takedown,” an hour-long collaboration between the NFL and Food Network. The national spotlight showcased Glen Cove’s John Zozzaro and colleague Angelo Competiello from New Jersey, both of whom are avid food and sports enthusiasts. The duo was contracted to keep the episode’s ending a secret, which kept their friends and family on the edge of their seats before the winners were announced. more
The North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will begin a new era as it rings in the new year, with Constanza Pinilla becoming the organization’s first woman president. more
Want to really get involved with the community? That’s easy — join your local chamber of commerce. more
It’s been 12 years since Jeff Kaspar brought Hislon from Turkey to Long Island. But the owner of Hislon Jewelers is finding plenty of success — in Merrick. more
The North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by focusing on what unites the diverse Latino and Hispanic communities, rather than what divides them. As part of the Sept. 15 celebration at The View Grill, Hispanic Chamber President Ever Padilla led the organization in singing more
The Glen Cove King Kullen, which closed its doors July 28, is being replaced by Brinkmann’s Hardware, a Sayville-based family hardware chain. more
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