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Police Commissioner Edward Webber Announces Plans to Retire

Police Commissioner Edward Webber issues a statement re: plans to retire.

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert For Black Friday And Cyber Monday

In advance of the holiday shopping season, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued tips for consumers who plan to shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

South Farmingdale Water District to Implement District-Wide Meter Upgrade

South Farmingdale Water District will soon use new technology to allow its personnel to more accurately record the water meter readings of every household and business within the District.

Black Friday 2015 Shopping Guide: Bargains & Deals You’ve Been Waiting All Year For, Right Here on Long Island!

This is the week when the biggest Black Friday bargains and deals begin! Check out our Black Friday Shopping Guide for the latest steals and deals to complete your holiday shopping!

Show Love for Your Community and Shop Small for Small Business Saturday

Give back to your community by investing in its small companies - especially on November 28th when we celebrate small businesses!

MTA Presents Final Proposed Budget for 2016

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today presented its 2016 Final Proposed Budget and its 2016-19 Financial Plan, in which a relentless emphasis on cutting costs will allow the MTA to invest $242 million in new service, maintenance ...

Governor Cuomo Announces GEICO is the First Insurance Company in New York to Take Advantage of Electronic Identification Cards

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that GEICO is the first insurance company in New York State to complete the certification process through the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to allow customers to begin using ...

Nassau Bus Transit Committee Schedules Public Hearings On Proposed NICE Fare Increase, Service Adjustments

The Nassau County Bus Transit Committee will hold two public hearings to solicit comments on a proposal to increase cash fares and make route adjustments on Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE bus). Currently, NICE bus is facing a ...

Governor Cuomo Vetoes Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas Project

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today vetoed the Port Ambrose Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port, citing security and economic concerns along with the potential to negatively impact off-shore wind development.

Governor Cuomo Raises Minimum Wage for State Workers to $15 Per Hour - Making New York First in Nation to Enact $15 State Public Sector Minimum Wage

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that his administration is raising the minimum wage for state workers to $15 an hour.

PSEG Long Island Adds More FEMA Reliability Projects in Riverhead

PSEG Long Island is expanding current circuit reliability work in the Town of Riverhead. The utility is adding additional work locations to better improve the reliability of the electric grid for its local customers.

Mangano and Nassau Events Center Break Ground for New Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today joined Nassau Events Center (NEC), led by Bruce Ratner, developer of Barclays Center, and Brett Yormark, CEO of Barclays Center, at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Nassau Veterans Memorial ...

Suffolk Legislators & County Exec. Steve Bellone: Banning Microbeads, Protecting Our Water

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined County Executive Steve Bellone, Legislators Kara Hahn and William Spencer, Citizens Campaign for the Environment Executive Director Adrienne Esposito, and Pete Scully from the Suffolk County Water Authority on Monday, October ...

TD Bank Presents Check to General Needs LTD for $10,000 Amazing Night for the Homeless Veterans Charity at the Paramount in Huntington

On Friday October 30th, TD Bank President, Chris Giamo presented General Needs President, Lonnie Sherman a check for $10,000 as part of the proceeds from the “Boots Across Long Island” benefit performance by Mike DelGiudice and Big ...

East Northport McDonald’s and Long Island Cares Kicks Off Holiday Food Drive

On November 1, Long Island McDonald’s kicked off their 6th Annual Holiday Food Drive, partnering for the first time with Long Island Cares, Inc., The Harry Chapin Food Bank; this new partnership, bolstered by additional support from ...

PSEG Long Island Announces November 2015 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for November. Effective tomorrow, the Power Supply Charge will be 8.4052 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh).

MTA Approves 2015-19 Capital Program to Renew, Enhance and Expand Mass Transit

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today approved its 2015-19 Capital Program, the largest investment ever in the subways, buses, railroads, bridges and tunnels that keep New York moving.

Mangano Celebrates Grand Opening Of Ophthalmic Consultants Of Long Island's Manhasset Office

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined in the grand opening celebration of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island’s (OCLI) 11th office.

Governor Cuomo Announces Approval of Over $39 Million to Fund 34 Projects That Will Create Over 200 Jobs and Retain More Than 1500

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that $39.2 million in economic development funding has been approved for 34 projects that are spurring growth and opportunity across the state.

Taxpayers to Get Rebate Checks, Suffolk County Efficiency Plan Approved by NYS Division of Budget

County Executive Steve Bellone announced today that Suffolk’s Tax Freeze/Government Efficiency Plan submitted by the Suffolk County Budget Office has been approved by the New York State Division of the Budget and will be forwarded to the ...
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