Forchelli Deegan Terrana

Appointees enrich Hofstra’s Center for Entrepreneurship

By GREGORY ZELLER // They’re powering up at Hofstra University’s three-year-old Center for Entrepreneurship, where a transfusion of fresh blood is kicking innovation to new levels. The center has tapped a diverse and experienced group of business and economic leaders to serve on a new Advisory Board, providing everything from financial support to program-development guidance to student mentoring. Mentoring, obviously, is also the primary focus of the center’s first-ever “mentor in residence.” Chris Lopinto, president…


No. 270: Med-tech in China, shorter mastheads in Uniondale and New York’s front-line role in America’s ‘economic civil war’

Any Kiowa Indians in the house? If so, have an especially peaceful and pleasant Jan. 5, known also as “The Night the Stars Fell” to the Kiowa and other Northern Plains tribes, in reference to an unusually intense meteor shower – the second such “storm” in six weeks – recorded on this date in 1834. Speaking of bomb cyclones: Winter Storm Grayson lived up to its bitter billing this week, but take a bow (carefully)…


Uniondale law firm tightens name, broadens focus

By GREGORY ZELLER // From the Addition by Subtraction Department comes Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP, the Uniondale law firm formerly known as Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana. The 42-year-old firm announced its tighter handle Tuesday, part of rebranding initiative that also includes a new logo, a clever tagline (“Firm Advantage”) and fresh marketing and advertising initiatives, as well as a redesign of the firm’s website (coming soon). Partner John Terrana, chairman of the…