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Trio Arrested for Vandalizing Businesses & Vehicles Across Huntington Village

Suffolk County Police have arrested three men in connection with damaging several businesses and vehicles in Huntington Village in November.

Bellone Invites Residents to Healthcare Careers Recruitment Drive

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites residents interested in healthcare careers to a recruitment drive Thursday Feb. 11, 2016.

LIRR and Metro-North Railroad Report Big Ridership Increases

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that ridership increased significantly on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Railroad in 2015, giving a significant boost to the economic health of the regions they serve.

Governor Cuomo Warns Consumers of New Tax Season Scams

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today alerted consumers to new tax season scams from individuals posing as Treasury representatives.

American Heart Association of LI Selects Linda Armyn, SVP, Bethpage, as its First Female Chair for 2016 Long Island Heart Walk

Bethpage Federal Credit Union Initiates Employee Wellness Program & Earns AHA Gold Status Recognition.

Moody's Upgrades City of Long Beach Credit Rating

The City of Long Beach has reached another significant milestone on its road to fiscal recovery; Moody's Investor Services has again upgraded the rating of Long Beach bonds to Baa1, from Baa2.

Economic Study: Volunteer Firefighters Save NY Taxpayers More than $3 Billion Each Year

New York’s Volunteer Firefighters not only save lives, they also save billions in tax dollars for the state. In fact, New Yorkers save more than $3 billion each year due to the services provided by the State’s ...

PSEG Long Island Announces February 2016 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for February. Effective tomorrow, the Power Supply Charge will be 6.2937 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh).

Mangano: IDA Created And Retained 4,905 Jobs Generating $2.6 Billion In Economic Impact In 2015

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) announced today that 2015 was another successful year for the IDA, which supported 15 projects with a total benefit of $2.6 billion for ...

Schumer: U.S. Dept. of Customs Should Work Hand-in-Glove with LI MacArthur Airport in Developing a Customs Facility to Accomodate International Travel

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged the U.S. Department of Customers and Border Protection (CBP) to work hand-in-glove with Long Island MacArthur Airport as it designs a brand new Customs facility to attract and accommodate commercial ...

Governor Cuomo, Joined By Vice President Biden, Kicks Off "Strong Families, Strong New York" Campaign to Pass Paid Family Leave in New York State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Vice President Joseph Biden, today kicked off the “Strong Families, Strong New York” campaign to push for passage of the Governor’s paid family leave proposal in New York State.

It's Legal: First Licensed Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens in Riverhead, Long Island

Columbia Care opened the first licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Suffolk County on the afternoon of January 29th, 2016.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Findings of Investigation into Consumer Abuses in Live Entertainment Ticket Industry

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today released the results of a wide-ranging investigation into the concert and sports ticket industry.

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of 85 Free Tax Assistance Sites

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of 85 free tax filing assistance sites across New York State. These new locations will add to the expanding network of sites that help eligible New Yorkers file timely ...

Long Island Water District Commissioners Elected to Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association 2016 Board

Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association recently elected several Long Island water district commissioners to its 2016 board.

Reserve Now to be Part of the Biggest Media Event on LI: Fair Media Council's Folio Awards

The Fair Media Council’s Folio Awards, slated for April 22, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Crest Hollow Country Club, honors the best in news. Reserve now to be among the 600 business leaders and ...

Suffolk County Leg. McCaffrey Participates in Meeting of Lindenhurst High's Business Advisory Board

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently participated in a meeting of the Lindenhurst High School Business Advisory Board (BAB).

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Launch Of Newly Designed New York Open Government Website

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today a re-launch of his office’s online public data portal, NYOpenGovernment.com.

Postal Officials Adjusting Long Island Mail Collections

Snow, coastal flooding, and high winds are expected on Saturday as Winter Storm Jonas impacts the East Coast. Long Island postal officials are announcing collection schedules will be adjusted on Saturday with mail being collected from the ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announce Lawsuit Against Auto Dealerships For Alleged Deceptive Practices; Separate Settlement Reached with LI Auto Dealerships

Attorney General entered into a separate settlement with Westbury Jeep Chrysler Dodge, Inc. and Fiat of Westbury LLC, related car dealerships in Westbury, NY, that also sold CFI credit repair and identity theft services.
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