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“Once In A Century,” Alumna Left Her Mark on SUNY Plattsburgh

Virginia “Jinny” Lee Sturrock Damianos ’50 may have passed away In November 2009, but if she were here today, she would likely tell you that SUNY Plattsburgh had an enormous impact on her life. After all, this is where she studied nursing and where the late Dr. Edward Redcay introduced her to the late Dr. Xenophon “Jim” Damianos ’51. The two were married for 52 years and had six children. “SUNY Plattsburgh has lost a true Cardinal,” said College President John Ettllng. “For nearly 60 years, Jinny was one of our most loyal and dedicated alumni .” After graduating from SUNY Plattsburgh, Damianos served as a registered nurse at Albany […]

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A New Look in Town

SMITHTOWN– Over the summer months, we watched the major renovations being completed at 180 East Main Street. While wailing for a light at anyone of the four comers of town, we glanced over at the daily progress and thought, what could possibly be done to improve the look of this stately, handsome property? Recently I had the opportunity to talk to Cris Damianos, developer and land lord of 180 East Main Street, as well as four other prestigious addresses in Town, i.e., # 222, II- 260, #240 and #285 Middle Country Road. We discussed the renovations and the reasons behind the costly improvements. The building was built in 1969 with the […]

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Damianos Eyes New Med Center Near BMH

EAST PATCHOGUE- Hoping to develop one of the last pieces of vacant land in the vicinity of Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, the Damianos Realty Group is moving ahead with plans for an office development valued at $7 million. The Smithtown-based developer is in contract to acquire the five-acre parcel on Hospital Road, subject to Brookhaven Town’s approval to develop the project. Currently, Damianos has plans to develop a 50,000-square-foot speculative medical office facility. Damianos principal Chris Damianos said the project could feature either one large building or two smaller sites. Why medical office? “It’s the only angle to be played there,” he said, noting the firm is hoping to attract local doctors […]

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