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Farmingdale State College (Credit: http://www.farmingdale.edu/)

Officials: Another L.I. College Student Diagnosed With MRSA

A commuter student at Farmingdale State College contracted the bacterial infection Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, better known as MRSA, school officials said.

09/06/2013

Kitchen Sink Faucet (credit: clipart.com)

Officials: Pesticides In Long Island Water Pose No Known Health Threat

Increasing trace amounts of pesticides are showing up in the drinking water on Long Island, but despite calls for a pesticide ban, public officials denied Tuesday that there is any health threat.

04/02/2013

Stony Brook University (credit: Wiki Commons)

Colleges On Long Island Pull In Record Donations

Five schools on Long Island received donations that either matched or exceeded their largest gifts ever.

03/03/2013

Irene Luetje (credit: Nassau County Police)

Relatives Want Answers In Mysterious Death Of North Massapequa Woman

Irene Luetje’s body was found by contractors about five miles from her apartment in the front yard of a Sandy-damaged home on Ocean Avenue last Thursday, police said.

02/21/2013

Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Services Of All Sorts Available For Sandy’s Victims At Farmingdale Event

At the hurricane relief center at Farmingdale State College, all kinds of help is available – everything from legal services, financial advice, and food, even counseling for the stress of it all.

11/07/2012

The message at the Farmingdale State College commencement (Credit: CBS 2)

Plane Crash Victims Remembered At Farmingdale State College Commencement

Graduating students of Farmingdale State College arrived for commencement on Saturday morning. And just steps away was a congratulatory message, mixed with a message of sadness for the two students who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.

05/12/2012

Patrick Sheridan (L); Casey Falconer (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

NTSB Investigating Small Plane Crash That Killed 2 SUNY Farmingdale Students

Federal investigators hope to figure out what exactly caused the single-engine aircraft to go down Wednesday night.

05/11/2012

Farmingdale State College (Credit: http://www.farmingdale.edu/)

Farmingdale State College Students Spend Sunday Cleaning Up Campus

Instead of going to the beach today, students on Long Island spent Sunday volunteering. Farmingdale State College students spent the day cleaning up the Long Island campus to make it look perfect for an open house later this week.

04/15/2012

Veterans Job Fair (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Of Organizations Hold Job Fair For Veterans On L.I.

“The unemployment rate in this country is 8.2 percent. For post-9/11 veterans it’s 12.4 percent. That is a national shame,” said Rep. Steve Israel.

03/30/2012

Job seekers fill out paperwork at a career fair at Prince George's Community College - Largo, MD - Nov 4, 2010 - Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Jobs Fair For Veterans In Farmingdale Today

Our nation’s veterans – they put their lives on the line and now, upon returning home, many are unable to find a job. It’s a sad reality.

03/30/2012

Clayton Osbon (credit: Twitter.com/@cosbon1)

Queens Landlady Of JetBlue Pilot Shocked Over Apparent Meltdown, Calls Him ‘A Great Guy’

Wanda Serra says she’s rented the top floor of a home on 150th Avenue in South Ozone Park near JFK to pilot Clayton Osbon for nearly a decade.

03/28/2012

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JetBlue Passengers On Flight From JFK Recount Scare After Pilot Outburst

JetBlue says the pilot who had an apparent meltdown during a flight Tuesday from JFK to Las Vegas has been suspended [ending further investigation.

03/28/2012

Jamie Isaacs, 15, addresses students about bullying. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Anti-Bullying Forum Preaches Courage And Peer Support

The students got helpful suggestions on how to stop taunting, sneering, and cruelty. The annual conference began 11 years ago in response to the Columbine disaster.

12/02/2011

A downed tree - Oyster Bay Cove, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Bill Tynan / WCBS 880)

Many Long Islanders Still In The Dark Days After Irene Passes

The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.

08/30/2011