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Not all jewelers are created equal. There are those that give the industry a bad name by misleading consumers on the quality of craftsmanship, or caliber of service. When it comes time to shop for something as valuable and expensive as jewelry, many people spend much of their time looking for someone who won’t take advantage of them, which can take longer than it takes to decide on the jewelry itself. But for over 40 years, James “Barry” Donaldson, the founder of North Shore Diamond & Gold, kept many of his customers from starting that tiresome journey. The family-owned store has given the community something more precious than diamonds and gold could ever buy — trust. more
Glen Cove has a wide variety of businesses. Restaurants are plentiful, the many hair salons and barbershops keep the community in style, and there are places to buy furniture to keep homes looking modern. But there’s been a decades-old running joke within the Glen Cove community that there are precious items, which are hard to find with some saying socks, and others, underwear.   more
The North Shore community couldn’t wait to attend the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce’ Culinary Delights, which this year celebrated its 25th year. The April 24 event was set on the elegant backdrop of the Glen Cove Mansion, and was filled with savory samples from North Shore eateries. more
There’s nothing bigger on Long Island — at least as far as annual hospital golf fundraiser goes, and it kicks off Monday, May 15 at three Nassau County courses. Sponsored by Mount … more
Noe Diaz-Gamez, 26, of Huntington Station, died after falling 40 feet onto the concrete floor of a warehouse at 40 Garvies Point Road on April 14, while replacing metal sections of the building’s roof. more
There are nearly two-dozen more conditional cannabis dispensary licenses on their way to Long Island. But thanks to local pushback in a number of Nassau County communities, chances are very low one … more
Although businesses across the state are still recovering from the economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic, the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District has made countless efforts to keep businesses thriving. To summarize the successes of the BID, it held its annual meeting on March 9 at Looks 2 Love in downtown Glen Cove. The evening included a presentation showing many smiling faces in the city during holiday celebrations, and a reflection on the BID’s 25 years of celebrating Downtown Sounds, the BID’s summer music festival. more
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
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