Michael Murtha has been appointed a member of the Suffolk County Home Improvement Contracting Board. The West Islip resident is president and founder of Murtha Construction, also in West Islip.

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Daniel Griesmeyer has joined Family & Children's Association's board of trustees. The Massapequa resident is a financial adviser with Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Garden City. The Family & Children's Association is a Mineola-based human care agency.


Gino Veneroso has joined The Inn & Spa at East Wind in Wading River as corporate sales manager. The St. James resident was sales manager at Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook.


Maria Babaev has joined Douglas Elliman Real Estate as a licensed associate broker in the Roslyn and Manhattan offices. She previously served as managing director and a licensed associate broker at Laffey Fine Homes Real Estate in Greenvale and lives in Roslyn.