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The economy on Long Island is unique – with countless small businesses and corporations alike making home here, Long Island is a center of industry with its own unique heartbeat. If you're interested in local business and financial advice specifically for Long Islanders, then make sure to never miss an article in the Business & Finance section.
By Debbi Spiegel August 24, 2013
It's the time of year that parents love and kids loathe!
By Lyndsay McCabe August 23, 2013
A bill proposed on Thursday will force shops and grocery stores to charge ten cents per plastic or paper bag used for a purchase in an effort to cut down on bag waste.
By Vickie Moller August 22, 2013
Citing a new College Board survey confirming that tuition for four-year state college is up five percent from last year, Congressman Steve Israel Monday announced new legislation to make college more affordable for middle-class families.
By Christian Abbatecola August 22, 2013
Yahoo resurged as the most visited suite of websites in July 2013.
By Vickie Moller August 21, 2013
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman yesterday announced a $10.25 million settlement with Career Education Corporation, a for-profit education company, for inflating its graduates' job placement rates in order to attract students.
By Lyndsay McCabe August 19, 2013
In a recent report released by the Hurricane Sandy Task Force, 69 policy recommendations are made to encourage homeowners and companies to rebuild in a smarter way, and to prepare for future violent storms.
By Vickie Moller August 19, 2013
The Long Island Association, one of the largest business organizations in New York State and the leading business organization on Long Island, has named Dr. John A. Rizzo, a professor of economics at Stony Brook ...
By Lyndsay McCabe August 15, 2013
Bruce Ratner's group was chosen to renovate the Nassau Coliseum into a 13,000 seat arena with an outdoor complex that may include an ice skating rink, movie theater, or bowling alley.
By Vickie Moller August 15, 2013
Earlier this summer, President Obama Proposed an aggressive initiative called ConnectEd to connect 99 percent of America's students to the internet thorough high-speed broadband and high-speed wireless within five years.
By Wendy L August 14, 2013
Patients who have relied on Plainview Hospital for labor and delivery services at its maternity ward will have to resort to another nearby hospital come Nov. 1. Find out why here!
By Christian Abbatecola August 14, 2013
A proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways is being held up by an antitrust lawsuit.
By Vickie Moller August 08, 2013
It's been 30 years since the legendary New York Cosmos have played in a professional soccer league, but this year they will again take the field at the North American Soccer League Fall Championship--and they ...
By Christian Abbatecola August 07, 2013
An impending civil lawsuit seeks to punish Bank of America for defrauding investors with unstable mortgage-backed securities.
By Christian Abbatecola August 04, 2013
Motorola will soon be selling the first smartphone produced in the US—a device offering as much diversity as the country in which it is made.
By Christian Abbatecola July 28, 2013
Despite a slow economy, Starbucks has seen its business get a boost from various smartphone-friendly initiatives.
By Vickie Moller July 25, 2013
In 2010 the U.S. Department of Education introduced the National Education Technology Plan calling for "applying the advanced technologies used in our daily personal and professional lives to our entire education system to improve student ...
By Christian Abbatecola July 25, 2013
Indictments against two Russian hackers were unsealed in Manhattan earlier today.