George Tsunis, of Cold Spring Harbor, named Norway ambassador

A Long Islander is joining the Obama administration.

COLD SPRING HARBOR - A Long Islander is joining the Obama administration.

President Obama has nominated George Tsunis, of Cold Spring Harbor, to be ambassador to Norway.

Tsunis is managing director of Chartwell Hotels.

Tsunis was a major Democratic fundraiser during Obama's re-election campaign last year.

This will be the first job in international diplomacy for Tsunis.  

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