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PSEG LI Provided 1,000 Free Trees to Customers

PSEG Long Island, in partnership with New York State Urban Forestry Council and the Arbor Day Foundation, provided 1,000 of its customers with a free tree through the Energy-Saving Trees program.

Governor Cuomo Announces $57 Million to Help Low-Income Households Reduce Utility Costs, Make Homes Healthier, Safer and More Energy-Efficient

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $57 million in Weatherization Assistance Program funds that will help cut utility costs for approximately 8,600 low-income families and seniors across the state.

May 7th is I Love My Park Day: Lend a Helping Hand at Keeping Our Long Island Parks Healthy & Beautiful

Give back to the Long Island parks you know and love so much by participating in volunteer efforts on I Love My Park Day 2016!

Red Flag Fire Warnings Issued, Residential Burn Ban Continues Through May 14

Red flag fire warnings have been issued in several parts of New York State due to dry conditions and rising temperatures, the Department of Environmental Conservation announced today.

PSEG Long Island Reminds Everyone to Dial 811 Before Digging

April is National Safe Digging Month and PSEG Long Island is reminding customers and contractors the importance of calling 811 to request a mark-out before digging to avoid hitting underground pipelines, conduits, wires and cables.

Things To Do on Long Island in Recognition of Earth Day 2016

Give back to the planet by participating in an Earth Day event on Long Island!

SCPD Issues Advisory to Residents to Safeguard Themselves Against Phone Scams

As a follow up to discussions held during the Second Precinct community meeting on April 13, 2016, Inspector Hatton would like to familiarize our residents with some of the more common types of scams and what residents ...

Legislators Warn Residents and Take Action to Address Housing Fraud Crisis

n Monday, February 29th, Suffolk County Legislators met to raise awareness and announce increased measures to address the housing fraud crisis in Suffolk County.

Rauch Foundation Releases Latest Long Island Index Report; Are We better Off Then We Were A Year Ago?

New report examines economic growth, housing, and other important factors affecting the Long Island region.

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta Reminds Residents to Apply for Enhanced STAR Tax Exemptions Before Deadline on March 1st

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta would like to remind residents who are seniors, veterans or disabled to apply for the Enhanced STAR property tax exemption by March 1st.

Seaford Couple Nabbed for Burglarizing Homes During Contracting Jobs

Second Squad detectives report the arrest of a couple from Seaford for incidents involving Burglary and Possession of Stolen Property.

Governor Cuomo Announces Initiative to Strengthen State's Anti-Discrimination Efforts

Fair Housing Enforcement Program launched to root out discrimination in rental and home sale transactions - 123 complaints resolved for victims of housing discrimination.

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).

National Grid Files First Rate Case Proposals in a Decade for NYC and Long Island

In order to continue meeting its customers’ energy needs now and in the future, National Grid filed rate proposals with the New York State Public Service Commission (NYSPSC) to update and re-set its natural gas delivery rates ...

National Grid Advises Customers To Clear Ice and Snow Around Appliance Vents and Gas Meters

As snow accumulations continue to mount across the region and with more snowfall forecasted over the coming days, National Grid is urging everyone to take precautions to avoid the potential hazards these conditions present.

Mangano Announces Winter Storm Preparations

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Department of Public Works (DPW) is prepared for the snowfall and flooding that is expected to hit the region on Friday, January 22nd.

PSEG Long Island Helps Customers Go Green and Save Green

PSEG Long Island announced today that customers participating in energy efficiency programs in 2015 will save more than $60 million and 307,582,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year. The amount of energy saved is good for the environment, ...

Nassau County Firefighters Museum Offers Tips to Stay Safe in the Cold Weather

After an unusually mild December, winter has finally arrived in our area with icy winds and sub-freezing temperatures. The Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center has some helpful advice for Long Islanders to remain safe while ...

9th Proposal of Governor Cuomo’s 2016 Agenda: Municipal Consolidation Competition to Continue Making New York Affordable

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today unveiled the ninth signature proposal of his 2016 agenda – a Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition designed to reward local governments that take real steps to make living and working in New ...

NFPA Urges Timely Disposal of Christmas Trees and Safe Removal of Lights

With the holiday now behind us, O Christmas tree, how saggy are your branches? The gifts have been removed from under the pine, the tree is swiftly losing its coat of green, and the needles are piling ...
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