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40 Under 40 Award for John J. Finn

Since 1998, Long Island Business News has taken nominations for outstanding members of the business community on Long Island who are under the age of 40. The event has grown from a gathering of 60 people introducing themselves in a small restaurant to more than 700 at the Island’s largest catering hall. Awardees in this program represent entrepreneurs, government, education, law, banking, not-for-profits and the high-tech industry. One of the year’s most popular signature events, this is the ultimate for networking and business development – no other program gets you in front of the real future leaders of Long Island. Long Island Business News and event sponsors Hofstra University, LISTnet, Grant […]

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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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