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Port Jefferson Powers Up Lawsuit on LIPA Tax Challenge

Port Jefferson Village Mayor Margot J Garant authorized the filing of a lawsuit to block LIPA’s attempts to appeal the property tax assessment of the Port Jefferson Power Plant.

Acting DA Singas, Long Beach Officials Announce DWI Crackdown for Labor Day Weekend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky, Long Beach City Manager Jack Schnirman, Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney and advocates announced an enhanced drunk driving enforcement program that will go into effect ...

NYS Parks Opens $1.3 Million Sensory Garden at Planting Fields Arboretum State Park

A new $1.3 million Sensory Garden and Entrance Pavilion at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay is now open, the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) announced today.

School Buses Recalled for Steering Issue and Propane Fuel Leak

School buses are supposed to offer children a safe way to travel, but there are recalls out for some popular school buses for steering and propane fuel leak issues.

Two Arrested in Freeport for Illegal Fireworks, Explosive Devices

Duo had 124 cases of consumer grade of fireworks, 60 pieces of commercial grade explosives, and 34 pieces of illegal explosive

Cereal Boxes: There’s More to the Box than You Think, Study Finds

Do you or the kids have the urge to buy each time you walk down the cereal aisle? There's something to the eye gaze of the characters on cereal boxes, according to a study.

Long Island Ducks & Long Island Cares Announce 2014 Food Drive Schedule at Bethpage Ballpark

Long Island Cares, Inc. and the Long Island Ducks announce series of food drives to raise awareness of hunger during the 2014 season.

The New HTC One (M8) – Should it be Your Next Phone?

A sturdy build, pleasing aesthetic, and impressive performance make the One a tempting choice for smartphone buyers.

Governor Cuomo Announces Support From More Than 150 Local Elected Officials in Push to Cut Property Taxes

Governor Joined in Albany by County Executives from Long Island, Mid-Hudson, and Capital District Regions to Call for Property Tax Relief.

Mangano: Model Train Show To Benefit Nassau Hurricane Recovery Fund

Nassau County Executive Mangano & Trainville Hobby Depot will host their 4th Annual Model Train Show on March 29th & 30th from 11 AM - 4 PM at the Bethpage Senior Community Center.

57 Summonses, 5 Trucks Placed Out of Service During Commercial Truck Checkpoint

The checkpoint was on the Long Island Expressway at the Truck Inspection Site near Exit 66.

Man Arrested for Grand Larceny after Purchasing Gift Cards with Stolen Credit Card Information

Credit information was stolen during recent Target data breach.

A Compelling Case for Smartphones in Every Classroom

In a world where technology is increasingly being integrated into everything we do, the breach between traditional learning settings the integration of technology into classrooms must be closed.

Identity Theft in the Modern Age: How to Keep Your Finances Safe Online

A rash of identity thefts has made the headlines in recent weeks, revealing the importance of keeping your personal information secure.

LIA Monthly Economic Report: LI Unemployment Down, Home Sales Up

In his latest economic report, LIA Chief Economist John Rizzo reveals good news for Long Island.

Second Annual LI Natural History Conference Open to General Public

Registration is now open to the general public for the second annual Long Island Natural History Conference to be held Friday, Dec. 6 at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Rental Housing Crisis Straining Long Island's Economy

According to a new report issued in September by the Regional Plan Association, the oldest independent urban research and advocacy organization in America, the lack of affordable rentals on Long Island is damaging its economy.

Getting Ready For College: A Student's Checklist

A student's guide filled with tips and recommended necessities for getting ready for college.

Supervisor Romaine Holds First-Ever Hurricane Preparedness Public Forum

Last year, as Long Islanders were making plans to celebrate the Fourth of July with all its attendant festivities, they had no idea that just several months hence they would be preparing to face one of the ...
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