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Earl Fultz, a 90-year-old entrepreneur who started the seasoning business cHarissa two years ago with his late wife, Moroccan native Gloria Elmaleh, has won a $25,000 small business contest he hopes will catapult the operation to a whole new level.
The Peconic Landing couple began selling the spice, an Americanized take on the traditional Moroccan seasoning harissa, at the Greenport farmer’s...Read more »
Deadline for WTC workers
Workers who helped in the rescue, recovery and cleanup of the World Trade Center have until Sept. 11 to register with the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board to preserve their right to future benefits.
Workers are being urged to file a WTC-12 form whether they were injured or were employed or volunteered. This includes working at Ground...Read more »
Pizza, the saucy, cheesy, Friday-night go-to meal for many Long Island families, took the spotlight at the 3rd Annual Farmingville Street Fair held Sunday on Portion Road in Farmingville.
For the first time, the event included Pauly’s Pizza Eating Contest, which was born out of a discussion at last year’s fair.
“Not too many street fairs have a pizza eating contest built into it,” said...Read more »
Alex Schneider has pulled away from the pack.
The 24-year-old Great Neck resident who is competing for the cover of Runner’s World has earned a spot on the leader board.
Schneider is one of the roughly 1,700 runners vying to be on the cover of the national magazine’s December 2014 issue, and as of Monday morning, online voters had put him in the 15th place, with more than 1,800 votes.
“It’s...Read more »
Billy Joel holds numerous titles -- Grammy Award winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Kennedy Center honoree, to name a few. But now he can add another feather in his cap. He's about as Long Island as it gets.
Joel beat out bagels, Jones Beach, Billy Crystal, "The Long Island Medium" and 59 other iconic local places, celebrities, foods and activities in Newsday's "That's SO Long Island"...Read more »