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Suspect Wanted for Stealing Tip Jar from Savarona’s Pizza in Shirley

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole money from a tip jar at a pizzeria in Shirley in ...

Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee Elects Leslie Tayne, Esq. as Advisory Council Vice Chair

Leslie Tayne, Esq. is elected Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee's Advisory Council Vice Chair.

LaValle and Thiele Pass Legislation to Create A Commercial Fishing Advocate and Commercial Fishing Economic Development Program

The legislation to create a commercial fishing advocate and commercial fishing economic development program. The new advocate would represent commercial fishermen and promote the business in the State's commercial fishing industry.

Bellone, Romaine, Carpenter and Major Research Institutions Announce Regionally Transformative Plan to Build “Innovation Zone”

For the first time, top elected officials in Suffolk County and leaders of the region’s top research institutions - following Governor Cuomo’s push for regional planning and to create clusters - have come together to develop and ...

“Boss Bill” Passes Preventing Employer Discrimination Based on Reproductive Health Decisions

Family Planning Advocates of New York State today thanked the New York State Assembly for passing the “Boss Bill” protecting New Yorker’s rights to make their own basic health care decisions, which includes using contraception.

Kaminsky Bill to Reduce Sandy Victims’ Income Tax Burden Passes Assembly

Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky announced today that legislation (A.7592) he sponsored and championed to grant tax relief to many superstorm Sandy victims passed the Assembly.

Schumer Urges Danaher Corporation CEO to Protect and Grow Jobs on LI in Personal Call as Purchase of Pall Corp. Pends Finalization

In a personal call to Danaher Corporation CEO, Thomas Patrick Joyce Jr., U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the likely purchaser of Pall Corporation to protect approximately 700 existing jobs at the company’s Long Island headquarters.

Long Island: Governor Cuomo Releases Report Detailing Property Tax Cap Success

Governor Cuomo urges legislature to extend property tax cap this legislative session. The Tax Cap has slowed rate of property tax growth by 62% on Long Island compared to previous growth rate.

Doing Business with SUNY Opportunities for Small Business Conference Thursday June 18, 2015

On Thursday June 18, 2015 Stony Brook University and Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. will be co-sponsoring a conference at Stony Brook University’s Charles B. Wang Center in Stony Brook.

Governor Cuomo Announces $181 Million to Fund Projects Generating Economic Opportunity Throughout New York State

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that more than $181 million in economic development funding has been approved for 24 projects that are spurring growth and opportunity in nine regions of the state.

PSEG Long Island Teaches Electrical Safety Year-Round

As part of its promise to help even its youngest customers be safe around electricity, PSEG Long Island is seeking summer schools and camps interested in its Electric Safety Education Program.

PSEG Long Island Announces June 2015 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for June. Effective Monday, the Power Supply Charge will be...

Technology Island Job Fair To Offer 250+ Jobs

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Tech Task Team (T3), co-chaired by Peter Goldsmith of LISTnet and Andrew Hazen of LaunchPad Long Island, today announced that more than 70 companies will be offering ...

Governor Cuomo Announces New Proposed Rules Concerning Businesses that Pay Workers with Debit Cards

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state Department of Labor has published draft regulations to better manage how businesses pay workers with debit cards, in order to help protect workers’ wages.

PSEG Long Island Provides Money Saving Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

PSEG Long Island reminds customers that higher temperatures can lead to more usage and higher electric bills.

Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million for Summer Youth Employment

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $30 million in funding for the Summer Youth Employment program which supports communities across the state in creating summer jobs for youth from low-income families.

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.
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