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LI Business News names new publisher, editor

Long Island Business News named a new publisher and editor, two posts that had been vacant since October, the paper's owner The Dolan Co. announced Wednesday in a news article on the publication's website.

Scott Schoen, the audience development manager for The Dolan Co. was named publisher, and senior reporter Gregory Zeller was named editor for the 7,500-circulation business weekly.

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Startup to connect small businesses with lawyers

A Manhattan startup's portal to connect small business owners with the right lawyers is now available on Long Island.

The service, Priori Legal, acts as the middleman between a small business and lawyers. Business owners fill out a questionnaire about their required legal services on Priori's website, and Priori offers them a list of potential attorneys from its network. The business owner...

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Fundraiser to honor late chamber chairman

Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce chairman Larry Kushnick

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The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce has partnered with a local charity to host a fundraiser on Monday evening in honor of its late chairman Larry Kushnick.

The Chamber and the Melville-based Moonjumpers Charitable Foundation are holding the event to benefit a college fund for Kushnick’s son, Jordan Kushnick. The Leadership Huntington Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to leadership...

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Matchups announced for LI business charity boxing fight

Next month, Long Island businessmen moonlighting as "The Hammer" and "Spider" will step into the boxing ring as part of the 10th Fight for Charity Event.

The aliases "Spider" and "The Hammer" belong to Kevin Kelly, the chief creative officer at BigBuzz Marketing Group in Melville, and Sal Ferro, president of Alure Home Improvements in Plainview, respectively.

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LI business execs to gather for networking, seminars

A trade show for Long Island businesses on

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A trade show for Long Island businesses on Wednesday will offer talks on health care reform, social media and the future of technology in the region.

The sixth annual Trade Nassau gathering will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage State Park, 99 Quaker Meeting House Rd. in Farmingdale.

More than 100 businesses and other organizations from the Long Island...

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80 women entrepreneurs to showcase at EXPO on Thursday

More than 80 Long Island women entrepreneurs will showcase their handiwork at a business expo this week.

The 13th Women's EXPO will take place Thursday at the Middle Country Public Library in Centereach. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., the businesswomen will exhibit their creative work, including  jewelry, specialty foods, clothing, art, pottery and other crafts.

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