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Con Edison Now #2 Solar Energy Producer in North America
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Con Edison Now #2 Solar Energy Producer in North America

    Con Edison has announced that its subsidiary has completed its previously announced purchase of a Sempra Energy subsidiary that owns 980 megawatts (MW) AC of operating renewable electric production projects and certain development rights for additional solar electric production and energy storage projects. The $1.6 billion acquisition brings the Con Edison Clean Energy […]

The Howard University Ooh La La! Dance Line Wins the #RadiantDanceOff Contest
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The Howard University Ooh La La! Dance Line Wins the #RadiantDanceOff Contest

Howard University’s Ooh La La! Dance Line (Photo: Business Wire)   It’s official, the Howard University Ooh La La! dance line reigns supreme, winning the second annual HBCU Dance #RadiantDanceOff Contest presented by The Radiant Collection from Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) leading feminine protection brands Tampax® and Always®, in partnership with HBCU Dance Corporation, Inc. […]

Con Edison Wins Reliability Award
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Con Edison Wins Reliability Award

Con Edison has been recognized by PA Consulting as the recipient of the 2018 ReliabilityOne Award for Outstanding Reliability Performance in the Northeast Region. Con Edison, which serves 3.4 million customers in New York City and Westchester County, N.Y., accepted the award at a ceremony held last night in Scottsdale, Ariz. “Con Edison operates in […]

LIAACC Leaders In Finance Network Committee Seeking Financial Services Industry Professionals
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LIAACC Leaders In Finance Network Committee Seeking Financial Services Industry Professionals

      On November 28, 2018 the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.’s Leaders In Finance Network Committee presented a special finance panel comprised of a variety of financial service professionals geared towards empowering the African American community touching on a variety of topics. Mission Statement: LIAACC Leaders In Finance Network serves […]

South Nassau Officially Becomes L.I. Flagship Hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System
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South Nassau Officially Becomes L.I. Flagship Hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System

South Nassau Communities Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System have finalized a partnership, making South Nassau Mount Sinai’s flagship hospital on Long Island in a move designed to bring advanced-level health care to the South Shore of Nassau County and to Long Island. South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside becomes part of the Mount […]

LIAACC's 2018 Holiday Celebration & Scholarship Awards Ceremony Gala - December 6, 2018
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LIAACC’s 2018 Holiday Celebration & Scholarship Awards Ceremony Gala – December 6, 2018

New Letter Grade Rules for Mobile Food Vendors
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New Letter Grade Rules for Mobile Food Vendors

The NYC Health Department has published rules in the City Record for the new letter grading program for food carts and trucks, which will launch in December. This program introduces a scoring system similar to that used in restaurants. Mobile food vendors will now receive points for violations at their food safety inspections, and their […]

Vanderpump Cocktail Garden to Open at Caesars Palace
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Vanderpump Cocktail Garden to Open at Caesars Palace

Lisa Vanderpump and Caesars Palace will partner to open Vanderpump Cocktail Garden, set to debut early 2019. Bringing a taste of Los Angeles to Las Vegas, the cocktail garden will take a page from Vanderpump’s highly successful restaurants and lounges, Villa Blanca, SUR, Pump and Tom Tom. “I have always loved Las Vegas –it has always […]

Lisa Washington, Multi-talented Living Artist Announces New Line Renaissance Beads
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Lisa Washington, Multi-talented Living Artist Announces New Line Renaissance Beads

    Lisa Washington, Multi-talented Living Artist Announces New Line Renaissance Beads. Lisa Washington is a multi-talented artist who has done extensive work with the following mediums:  Abstract Paintings, Acrylic, Watercolor, Canvas, Paper, Boards, Fire/Glass, Glass Beads, and Jewelry Making.She is highly motivated with a constant stream of creative channels; works independently extremely well, within community art […]

Three LIAACC Members Receive Prestigious Long Island Business News Top 50 Influential Business Women's Award
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Three LIAACC Members Receive Prestigious Long Island Business News Top 50 Influential Business Women’s Award

On October 18, 2018 Long Island Business News Top 50 Women in Business Awards now in its 18th recognized the most dynamic, influential women in the Long Island region in diverse positions such as CEOs, Non-for-Profit Leaders, and Rising Professionals in their respective industries. “The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. salutes the entire […]

Briana Bigham From "Harlem Heights" To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU
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Briana Bigham From “Harlem Heights” To Design For #RadiantDanceOff HBCU

By Staff For those who are wondering whatever happened to some of the cast members of BET’s 2009 reality series “Harlem Heights,” one of its stars is doing big things. Briana Bigham, who was one of the show’s standouts, has become an in-demand fashionista and is considered a triple threat in the style industry. The […]

Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans
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Sweet Leaf Tea Spreads The Love With An All-Female Motorcycle Ride In NYC To Benefit Women Veterans

For nearly 20 years, consumers have cooled down with beverages from Sweet Leaf Tea Co. The company’s organic iced teas are well-known for their bottles of homemade goodness overseen by Mimi, the grey-haired grandmother smiling out from every label. Now Sweet Leaf Tea is coming at consumers with a brand-new look, as well as the […]

St. Kitts in Talks with Carnival Corporation to Discuss Growth & Expansion
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St. Kitts in Talks with Carnival Corporation to Discuss Growth & Expansion

  On the heels of a record-setting 2017-2018 cruise season, Prime Minister of St. Kitts & Nevis the Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris in conjunction with Minister of Tourism The Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grantmet with top executives from Carnival Corporation & plc to discuss further development of the partnership between the destination and the cruise line. […]

Terminal One Welcomes Port Authority Decision to Redevelop JFK Terminal One as Part of Advancing Airports Ambitious Vision Plan
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Terminal One Welcomes Port Authority Decision to Redevelop JFK Terminal One as Part of Advancing Airports Ambitious Vision Plan

The Terminal One Team, comprising Terminal One Group Association (TOGA) and its world-class team of operating and financial partners, has welcomed the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s decision to move forward with the redevelopment and expansion of John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport’s Terminal One in accordance with Governor Cuomo’s Vision Plan for […]

How A Young British-Nigerian Entrepreneur Is Changing Robotics
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How A Young British-Nigerian Entrepreneur Is Changing Robotics

Silas Adekunle has loved robots since he was a kid. And his childhood dreams have led him into a major deal with Apple and it has to do with crafting robotics.   The 26-year-old British-Nigerian entrepreneur is co-founder of Reach Robotics and creator of MekaMon, which has been called the world’s first gaming robot and […]