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Atlantic City to Close Two Casinos in Three Days

5,000 people will lose their jobs as the casinos shut down.

HP Recalls 6 Million Notebook Computer Power Cords, Fire and Burn Risks

HP and Compaq notebook and mini-notebook computer users beware of this latest recall concerning fire and burn risks.

Update: American Airlines Tickets Return to Orbitz and Other Travel Sites

A deal has been reached to resume the sale of American Airline tickets on Orbitz websites.

Governor Cuomo Hosts Long Island Wine and Craft Beverage Tour and Congratulates Winery of the Year at Harvest Fest

Tour promotes beverage industry and tourism in New York with a first-hand look at how New York beers, spirits and wines are produced.

Former Chief Merchandising Officer of Aéropostale, Garden City Resident Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for $25 Million Bribery Scheme

Aéropostale Executive Steered More Than $350 Million in Business to a Major Supplier in Exchange for 50 Percent of Profits

Twitter to Delete Images & Video of the Deceased

Twitter has released a new policy concerning tweets containing pictures and videos of the deceased.

New York Islanders Announce Change in Ownership

A deal that will introduce a pair of new majority owners to the Islanders is now pending NHL approval.

DPS-LI Seeks Input on PSEG Long Island’s Utility 2.0 Plan

Additional Public Statement Hearings To be held on Plan

Governor Cuomo Announces Recipients Of $340 Million in Pre-Kindergarten Funding

Program encouraged creativity through competition; Awards given to full-day pre-kindergarten programs across New York.

Governor Cuomo Requests Federal Technical Assistance to Assess Damages From the Recent Record Rainfall and Flash Flooding in Suffolk County

The assessment would be used to formally request assistance and low-interest disaster assistance loans from the Federal government.

All About Antiquing: Finding Unique Treasures on Long Island

Long Island is a wonderful place for collectors to find unique treasures, rare collectables, and valuable antiques.

Island Park Woman Arrested for Stealing & Reselling $59k Worth of Lego Toy Sets

The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of an Island Park woman on August 14, 2014 at 1:30pm for a Grand Larceny that occurred in Island Park.

AG Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Commack Debt Collection Firm To Prevent Collection On Predatory Payday Loans

Schneiderman: Ignorance Is No Excuse For Filing Actions Against New Yorkers Over Predatory Loans

Governor Cuomo Announces Federal Approval of Large-Scale Infrastructure Projects for the City of Long Beach

First round of more than $1.5 million in federal funding will cover costs of engineering design and permitting; Projects will implement flood enhancement measures in Nassau County.

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center to Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help to Long Island Homeowners

DFS Assistance Available for Homeowners during Visits to Westbury, Elmont and Hicksville in Nassau County

Facebook Ending Message Support on Mobile App, Forces Users to Download Separate Messenger App

In a move liable to frustrate many mobile users, Facebook is discontinuing its messaging service through its primary app.

Gasoline Stations Charging Up to 25% Surcharges for Credit Card Users

Legislator William Lindsay III has released the following message.

AG Schneiderman and FTC Obtain Order Halting Debt Collectors’ Deceptive, Abusive Practices

Order Also Freezes Collectors’ Assets and Appoints Receiver to Run Companies

Fruit Recall at Trader Joe’s, Costco Due to Potential Listeria Contamination

Purchased your peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots from Trader Joe's or Costco? They may be part of a recent recall for potential listeria contamination.
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