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Woman Nabbed for Stealing Over $129k from Lake Success Employer

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of New York City woman for Grand Larceny that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 3:40 pm.

Mangano Announces New Transit-Oriented Housing Opportunities In Farmingdale

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency today announced the approval of an economic development compact for a proposed $8 million apartment project in downtown Farmingdale.

PSEG LI Says It's Prepared For the Heat

The weather for the next few days calls for hot and humid temperatures. PSEG Long Island continues to monitor the weather forecast and has enough capacity available to meet the projected service-area peak demand for this week’s ...

First Net Zero Energy Retail Store in New York Opens on Long Island

PSEG Long Island and Brinkmann Hardware announced the grand opening of the first net zero retail store in New York State.

A.G. Schneiderman Statement on Announcement by Wage Board to Raise the Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers

Attorney General Eric. T. Schneiderman issued a statement today on the decision by the New York State wage board to raise the minimum wage of fast-food workers to $15.00 per hour.

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $17 Million to Fund Projects Generating Economic Opportunity Across New York

Governor Cuomo announced nearly $17 million will be disbursed to grow and sustain 22 projects that are spurring economic growth and opportunity statewide.

PSEG Long Island Prepared To Meet Customer Demand

While there are no capacity concerns, PSEG Long Island is activating its voluntary Thermostat Energy Conservation Program to reduce loading on the system, helping to create savings for customers.

Health Officials Warn of Three New Cyanobacteria Blooms

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reported that cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) have exceeded bloom criteria in three new water bodies in Suffolk County: Old Town Pond in Southampton, Kellis Pond ...

2 Men Arrested for Burglary at Tiffany & Co. in Manhasset

The Third Squad is reporting the arrests of two men for Burglary that occurred in Manhasset on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 4:44 am.

Queens Woman Nabbed for Credit Card Fraud in East Garden City

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Queens woman on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 4:20 pm in East Garden City.

Legislator Anker Joins in the Grand Opening of HabiTots Child Care Center

On July 2nd, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined in the grand opening of HabiTots Preschool and Child Care Center.

Governor Cuomo Announces $18 Million to Fund Projects Generating Economic Opportunity in New York State

Governor Cuomo announced that more than $18 million in economic development funding has been approved for 19 projects that are generating economic growth statewide.

Rep. Rice Calls for Apprenticeships to Be Included in Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects

In a letter to President Obama, Rice notes that including apprenticeships in PLAs will save money and improve workplace safety.

Governor Cuomo Announces $18 Million Federal Grant to Help Unemployed New Yorkers Get Back to Work

Federal dollars secured to help nearly 95,000 job seekers with intensive career counseling.

Schumer: New Gun Grip iPhone Case Likely Violates Federal Law; Urges Feds to Block Gun Grip Case That Can Look Like Real Gun in Kids’ Pockets

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today publicly urged online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, to immediately stop selling potentially dangerous iPhone cases made to look exactly like a real gun.

Scam Alert: NCPD Warns Local Residents About Increase in Credit & Debit Card Skimmer Scams

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter are urging citizens to be vigilant when using any type of credit or debit card at ATM locations.

Mangano: Publishers Clearing House To Grow Jobs In Nassau County

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) today announced the approval of an economic development compact that will keep Publishers Clearing House, here in Nassau County where it will expand ...

Mangano Announces New NYIT Cyber Security Research Facility

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has authorized the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) to establish an Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research Facility in Port Washington to ...

PSEG Long Island Announces July 2015 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for July.

Rep. Rice Announces Grant Awards for Organizations Helping Homeless Veterans on Long Island

Two local organizations receive nearly $300,000 in federal funds to help homeless veterans find jobs.
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