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Whether you own or rent, everyone wants their house to be a place that they can call home. From décor tips to gardening and home improvement ideas, Long Island Home & Garden Articles bring you the insights on how to perfect your abode.

Suffolk County Undertakes Review of Sewage Treatment Regulatory Program

As an outgrowth of County Executive Steve Bellone’s Reclaim Our Waters Initiative, the Suffolk County Health Department has undertaken a review of existing sewage treatment plant (STP) siting and enforcement practices to identify opportunities to further strengthen ...

Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center Provides Simple Steps to Ensure an Accident-Free Holiday

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires throughout the United States, and Thanksgiving sees more such fires than any other day of the year. According to statistics provided by the National Fire Protection Association, there were ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Home Heating Assistance Available Beginning November 16

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced households that need help paying their heating bills this winter can begin applying for assistance from the Home Energy Assistance Program on Monday, November 16.

Mangano Announces Federal Funds To Help Residents Achieve The American Dream Of Homeownership

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the award of $500,000 in Federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funding that promises to help make the dream of home ownership a reality for some first-time homebuyers.

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Support Homeowners Impacted By Superstorm Sandy

Governor Cuomo signed two pieces of legislation relating to Superstorm Sandy and extreme weather. The first bill is designed to reform the insurance industry in New York State with regard to claims involving sewer issues and flooding, ...

When We Fall Back... Make Sure to Check Smoke & CO Detectors

As Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 1st at 2:00 A.M., the Nassau County Firefighters Museum urges all Long Islanders to check their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure that they are functioning properly.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

Legislator Anker Advises Residents of FEMA Claims Deadline for Hurricane Sandy

Those who incurred losses from the devastating storm between October 27th and November 6th, 2012, have until September 15th, 2015, to submit a claim to be reviewed by FEMA.

Kaminsky Joins Rebuilding Together Long Island in Home Repairs

Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky today joined Rebuilding Together Long Island (“RTLI”), a non-profit home repair organization, to assist in rebuilding a home in Long Beach that was devastated by superstorm Sandy and to announce the construction of an ...

Governor Cuomo Requests Federal Waiver For Superstorm Sandy Homeowners Set to Receive FEMA Settlements

Governor Cuomo requested that U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Castro use his executive discretion to waive the Duplications of Benefits regulation for homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Take a Tour of Long Island’s Historic Homes and Sights

Explore Long Island's rich history by taking a guided tour of one of the many historic homes, lighthouses, and other buildings!

FASNY Applauds the Passage of Smoke Alarm Legislation

FASNY President Robert McConville today issued the following statement after the NY State Senate voted to pass S2696 – which requires that all battery operated smoke alarms sold in the state be equipped with non-removable, sealed-in batteries ...

Schumer Introduces Legislation to Protect Families from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer recently announced new legislation to combat the recent rise in carbon monoxide-related deaths.

PSEG Long Island Offers Storm Preparation and Safety Tips

PSEG Long Island offers tips on how to prepare for, and be safe, during a storm.

Rice, Meeks & Sandy Victims Call on Congress to Stop FEMA Claw Backs

U.S. Representatives Kathleen Rice and Gregory Meeks held a press conference today with local officials and homeowners to highlight cases in which Superstorm Sandy victims have been ordered to repay portions of the funding they received from ...

New York State Celebrates Pollinator Awareness Week 2015

New York State is celebrating Pollinator Awareness Week from June 15-21 with several events highlighting the importance of key species such as bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to the state's environment and agricultural economy.

June is National Safety Month: PSEG LI Reminds Everyone to Dial 811 Before Digging

June is National Safety Month, and PSEG Long Island is reminding contractors, excavators and customers to call 811 to request a mark-out before digging to avoid hitting underground pipelines, conduits, wires and cables.

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.

Memorial Day Barbecuing Begins: Keep It Memorable & Safe!

Lifesaving Tips from the Firemen’s Association of the State of NY.

Spring Nature Programs at Local Parks and Preserves

Get outside and open your mind with these educational experiences to learn about creatures ranging from seals to bats!
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