State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) plans to sponsor a Career Fair on April 27 at the Rockville Centre Recreation Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
His office expects 50 to 60 employers to participate in its third annual job fair. “We really try to emphasize with the employers ... that they should be actively seeking people for currently open positions,” his office said... » more
Standard Microsystems Corp., of Hauppauge, reports a dip in quarterly revenue and profit, compared to the same quarter last year, but optimistic expectations from the company led to a spike Wednesday in its stock price and daily trading volume.
SMSC said it expects significant growth in its automotive products for the coming year, amid predictions that carmakers will continue to rebound.
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Islandia-based Empire National Bank has emerged from an oversight agreement with the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, its primary regulator, the bank said.
Douglas Manditch, the bank's chairman and chief executive, said the OCC decision will help the bank improve its earnings and its growth potential.
"In its order terminating the supervisory agreement, the OCC... » more
Melville-based Henry Schein Inc., Long Island's largest publicly traded company, has taken another step in its plans to expand European sales with an agreement to buy a Dutch veterinary supply distributor, the company said Wednesday.
The deal would give it access to the animal-care market for pharmaceuticals, pet foods, small equipment and disposables in The Netherlands and in Belgium.
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Sbarro Inc. plans to move away from the quick-service format and transform the brand into a more upscale, fast-casual chain by changing some recipes and introducing new options such as made-to-order pasta dishes, according to Nation’s Restaurant News.
Jim Greco, Sbarro’s new chief executive, told the trade publication that the Melville-base pizza and pasta chain has launched a 100-day plan... » more
Charles Ross & Son, a Hauppauge maker of blending and mixing machines, has a new line of equipment, the company said Monday.
Ross's technical director, Ken Langhorn, said in a news release that the new products include a ribbon-paddle blender and a "planetary dual disperser, both rated for vacuum operation, equipped with a jacketed vessel for heating / cooling, capable of variable... » more
Melville-based Park Electrochemical Corp., a maker of printed circuit materials and aerospace components, has promoted one of its executives, Matthew Farabaugh, to chief financial officer and vice president.
Farabaugh, who joined Park in 2007 as vice president and controller, will report directly to the company's chief executive, Brian Shore. This is Farabaugh's second stint at Park. He was... » more
Stony Brook University chemistry professor Benjamin S. Hsiao has been appointed to a new position as the school's vice president for research, a role that will put him front and center in the Accelerate Long Island initiative. News of Hsaio's appointment came in a Monday news release from Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr., the university president.
Hsaio will work with the university's vice president... » more
National Nutrition Month -- last month -- was a busy time for Whitsons Culinary Group, of Islandia, the company said in a Monday news release.
The food service company's workers took a nutrition awareness campaign on the road to several Long Island school districts.
Whitsons, which runs the food service departments at many Long Island school districts, ran wellness fairs and brought... » more
Anthropologie and Free People are among the several specialty retailers that will open stores at Walt Whitman Shops in Huntington Station as part of the mall’s ongoing renovation, the mall’s owners announced Monday.
Women’s apparel retailers Anthropologie and Free People will be joined by children’s clothing store Hanna Andersson, and a Swarovski boutique, known for its cut crystal, jewelry... » more