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Students On Loan Debt Plan: Nice Job Mr. President, But You Can Do Better

Outside of mortgages, student loans are the top source of household debt. As many as 30,000 petitioners recently went onto the White House website begging for student loan relief. And they are going to get it.

10/26/2011

D'Brickashaw Ferguson at Hofstra in 2006 (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Inclement Weather Forces Jets To Cancel Hofstra Practice

Instead of making the 90-minute trip from their new facility in Florham Park to Hofstra University on Thursday, the team held a closed indoor workout.

WFAN–08/25/2011

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mike Groll/AP)

Cuomo Outlines Pension Reform Plan At Hofstra

Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed he will propose a new, less generous pension system for future state, local and school employees that is designed to save taxpayers $93 billion over 30 years.

05/16/2011

In this photo released by Nexco East Japan, a worker inspects a caved-in section of the Joban Motorway near Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, after one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in Japan slammed its eastern coast Friday, March 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Nexco East Japan via kyodo News)

Expert: In Case Of Massive Tsunami Long Island Would Be Doomed

As the horror of the historic Japan earthquake and devastating tsunami is broadcast across our television screens, anxious homeowners who live in local coastal communities are asking: could it happen here?

03/11/2011

Hofstra's Greg Washington (32) shoots as Old Dominion's Chris Cooper (20) defends during an NCAA college basketball game in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament in Richmond, Va., Sunday, March 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Scott K. Brown)

Hofstra’s NCAA Hopes Shattered After Loss In CAA Semis

Frank Hassell scored 22 points and second-seeded Old Dominion earned the right to defend its Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship with a 77-69 victory against Hofstra in the semifinals on Sunday.

WFAN–03/07/2011

Hofstra University's Charles Jenkins (AP file photo)

Hofstra Moves Into First With Win Over George Mason

Charles Jenkins scored 32 points and had eight assists as Hofstra defeated George Mason 87-74 on Wednesday night to move into first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.

WFAN–01/06/2011

Christmas shopping (credit: Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

Shoppers Cash In On Post-Blizzard Bargains

Just days after the blizzard, consumers are now in the driver’s seat, demanding record bargains and getting them.

12/30/2010

Facebook Homepage - File / Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

NY Real Estate Developers Look To Social Media

A conference this week at Hofstra University pointed out the advantages to developers in providing the community details about their projects using social media.

11/27/2010

Robert Emmett Bowen III, a highly regarded bass player from Astoria who also was a well-respected music professor at Hofstra University, died Monday after being struck by a truck in a hit-and-run accident on Second Avenue in Manhattan while riding his bicycle. Bowen, a loving father of two school-age children, was 45. (Photo: Newsday)

NYPD Hunts For Hit-And-Run Driver

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a professor from Hofstra University was struck and killed while riding his bike.

09/06/2010

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