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Governor Cuomo Announces Recipients of New Farmers Grant Fund to Support Agribusiness Across New York State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New Farmers Grant Fund will provide more than $610,000 in grants to help support new and early-stage agricultural businesses across New York state.

Governor Cuomo Launches Public Education Campaign to Ensure Rights of Nail Salon Workers are Protected

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a public education and outreach campaign that is designed to better protect nail salon workers from abuse and health risks.

Legislator McCaffrey Meets with Colleagues to Discuss Economic Development

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently met with colleagues from county and local government to discuss downtown economic development.

Duo Wanted for Shoplifting $5k in Frangrances from Smith Haven Mall Sephora

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the two men who stole merchandise from a store in the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $158 Million Mobile Cramming Settlements With Sprint And Verizon

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced multi-state settlements with Sprint Corporation (“Sprint”) and Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless (“Verizon”) that include $158 million in payments to resolve charges that the companies engaged in mobile cramming.

150+ Jobs Available At Tech Island Job Fair On June 11th

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Tech Task Team (T3), co-chaired by Peter Goldsmith and Andrew Hazen of LaunchPad Long Island, today announced the growing number of companies who will be offering job ...

Long Island Company Wins 3 Major Film Competitions

Competing in International Film competitions with over 12,000 entries from major players in media and business, Lynbrook NY based TeleTime Productions has taken home 3 prestigious awards on behalf of 3 different clients.

MTA & LIRR to Help Long Island Small Businesses Pursue Millions in Contracts under 2015-2019 Capital Program

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is stepping up efforts to recruit and train small business owners on Long Island, especially those certified as New York State Minority, Women-owned and MTA-certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (MWDBE) to bid for ...

Rep. Rice Demands Stronger Protections for Nail Salon Workers

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice sent a letter today to Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), urging his agency to reform health standards for nail salon workers nationwide.

Schumer Announces $3.3M for South Farmingdale Water District from Settlement with U.S. Navy, No Added Cost to Local Ratepayers

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer presented the South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD) with a check for $3.3 million due to the recent U.S. Navy reimbursement settlement as a result of plume contamination.

Hempstead Man Arrested for Cashing Deceased Mother's Social Security Checks

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for grand larceny which occurred in Freeport beginning Monday, 10/06/14 through 02/06/15.

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 115,000 Positions Available on Jobs Express Website

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that more than 115,000 available jobs, a new record high, are now listed on the Jobs Express website.

SCPD Crime Alert: Five Vehicles Damaged at Islandia Business

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating an incident during which five vehicles were damaged at an Islandia business yesterday.

Schumer Launches Push for Legislation to Streamline Process to Recovering Stolen Return & Imposes New Tax Refund Protections

On a Tax Day conference call with reporters U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched a new push for the Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 that will evolutionize the process for taxpayers trying to ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlements With Five Domino’s Pizza Franchisees For Violating Workers’ Basic Rights In Stores Statewide

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced settlements totaling $970,000 with four current Domino’s Pizza franchisees, who together own 29 stores across New York State, as well as with one former franchisee who owned 6 stores. Stores ...

3 Uniondale High School Students Arrested for Spending & Distributing Fake $20s

The Major Case Bureau reports the details of three arrests for criminal possession of forged instruments that occurred in Uniondale on Wednesday, 03/11/15 at 11:00 A.M.

Schumer: At Least 95,000 Utility Poles on Long Island Treated with Highly Toxic Chemical

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to immediately investigate the specific use of pentachlorophenol, a toxic wood preservative, on utility poles throughout Long Island and urged PSEG Long Island ...

Take the Hassle Out of Income Tax Filing: Tips to Preparing, Filing & Getting Your Refund

Get income tax preparation and filing over with now! In a few short weeks the deadline will roll around.

Revitalize Your Day with a Mid-Day Break

What do you do during lunch? Tips to a lunch break that will have you coming back revitalized and ready to conquer more work.

Governor Cuomo Announces AirTrain JFK Reaches Record High Ridership in 2014

Ongoing rapid growth of ridership caused passenger increase of nearly 250% since 2004..
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