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The economy on Long Island is unique – with countless small businesses and corporations alike making home here, Long Island is a center of industry with its own unique heartbeat. If you're interested in local business and financial advice specifically for Long Islanders, then make sure to never miss an article in the Business & Finance section.

Your Wallet Carries More than Dollar Bills – More like 3,000 Types of Bacteria, Study Finds

Everyday dollar bills are exchanged from hand to hand, but what's really being passed along? A new study finds hundreds and hundreds of bacteria lurking on money.

Mangano & NICE Bus Win Green Award

This Earth Day, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and NICE Bus were recognized for their efforts in reducing Nassau County’s Carbon footprint through the green purchasing of natural gas.

Financial Literacy Month: Managing Your Money After Tax Season

Now that tax season is over, many people are starting to reconsider their fiances. April is officially Financial Literacy Month; a month where one looks on your finances and learn what one should so with one's money.

Oscar Meyer Wieners Recalled, Those Allergic to Milk Beware

Beware if you're a consumer of hot dogs. There's been a recall!

Suffolk Legislature to Vote on Automatic Pay Raises

A recent proposal would end the practice of giving Suffolk officials a raise without a vote every year.

Wedding Planning 101: How to Avoid Common Scams When Planning Your Big Day

Being a savvy consumer can really help when it comes to saving time & money when planning your big day.

3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Michaels Stores Data Breach

Many of the more than 1,000 Michaels locations were compromised, including multiple Long Island stores.

Mangano Join DHL And Girl Scouts As They Ship More Than One Million Cookies To U.S. Military

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joins the Girl Scouts of Nassau County and DHL, the Specialists in International Shipping, to ship more than one million Girl Scout Cookies to U.S. troops overseas.

Governor Cuomo Announces $4.3 Million in Awards to 17 Businesses Developing Transportation Projects That Will Reduce Energy Use

Project Awards Support the Governor’s Goal to Align Advanced Research and Commercialization Efforts with Market Demand.

Suffolk County Bans Tobacco, e-Cig Sales to Those Under 21

Suffolk residents under the age of 21 will soon find it a little harder to get a hold of cigarettes, e-cigs, and other smoking products.

Income Tax Filing Deadline Is Here, Get Extra Time to File!

If you haven't filed your income taxes yet and don't think you can meet the April 15 deadline, here's what you need to know!

Schumer, Gillibrand Urge DOT to Support American Airlines’ Proposal to Restart Nonstop Flights Between Islip’s Long Island Macarthur Airport & DC

Senators: Direct Service Will Ensure Competitive, Low-Fare & Convenient Service for Long Island Travelers.

Long Island Index: Commercial Vacancy Reduced as LI Recovers from Recession

A report and interactive map released by the Long Island Index shows a decline in empty commercial buildings in Long Island’s downtown areas.

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Supports First-of-Its Kind Grant to Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts

Grants to be Provided to More Than 70 Music Students from North Babylon High School to Cover Such Core Necessities as Supplies, Transportation and Tutors.

100 MW of Solar Generation Coming to Long Island

PSEG Long Island announces the results of the Clean Solar Initiative II.

AG Schneiderman Announces Major Agreements to Stop Marketing of Title Loans in NYS

Ten Businesses Will No Longer Repossess Vehicles From Predatory ‘Title Loans’ at Request of Title-Loan Companies.

Feds Require Automakers to Put Back-Up Cameras in New Cars

New regulations will require that safety cameras be installed in almost every vehicle manufactured on or after May 1, 2018.

PSEG Long Island Implements Changes to Electric Service Tariff

Reduces Cost to Customers by $800,000 Annually.

Entenmann’s to Close Longstanding Bay Shore Factory

After 109 years on Long Island, Entenmann’s Bay Shore factory will soon be shuttered.

40 Summonses, 7 NYS Tax Violations, and 3 Tanker Trucks Placed Out of Service During Tanker Truck Checkpoint

Checkpoint was placed at Park and Ride parking lot, south of the Long Island Expressway, at Wicks Road, Brentwood on Thursday, March 27.
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