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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 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.
By Vickie Moller July 23, 2013
Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams was joined by Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and dozens of other officials earlier this month at a groundbreaking ceremony for Wyandanch Rising, a ...
By Nicole Kohn July 15, 2013
Find a way to stay cool this summer without spending a ton of money.
By Lyndsay McCabe July 11, 2013
One day after being purchased by B&G Foods, Pirate Brands announces the layoff of all employees at its Sea Cliff headquarters.
By Vickie Moller July 09, 2013
Real estate moguls Donald Monti, founder of Renaissance Downtowns, and Scott Rechler, CEO and chairman of Uniondale-based RXR Realty, are combining their extensive experience and considerable resources to make the vision of revitalizing Long Island's ...
By Lyndsay McCabe July 07, 2013
Liberty Natural Gas has proposed building a liquified natural gas (LNG) port 19 miles south of Jones Beach in an effort to make LNG more available to the public and cut down on energy costs, ...
By Lyndsay McCabe July 05, 2013
Though 202,000 private sector jobs were created last month, 7,000 public sector jobs were cut, but the employment numbers are still higher than expected.
By Christian Abbatecola July 05, 2013
After losing much of its landline network during Sandy, Verizon is trying to replace physical copper connections with wireless transmitters for house phones.
By Vickie Moller June 27, 2013
In efforts to build New York's economy and to create jobs, the New York State Senate passed legislation to launch START-UP NY, an initiative that would create tax-free areas around colleges, universities and other designated ...
By Lyndsay McCabe June 25, 2013
After receiving numerous complaints from Long Islanders who have been dropped from their homeowners' insurance after Hurricane Sandy, Schumer is calling on the companies to restore their coverage or be penalized by FEMA.
By Joe Randazzo June 20, 2013
The Governor says LIPA has been eliminated and the new electric utility will be privatized.
By Christian Abbatecola June 20, 2013
Dunkin Donuts isn't known for its healthy food options, but hopes to change that image by introducing gluten-free products before its competitors.
By Vickie Moller June 18, 2013
Last month, proposed 2013-14 spending plans in six Long Island school districts were rejected by voters, and today residents are heading back to the polls to recast their votes.
By Vickie Moller June 11, 2013
In a recent communication to Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Barbara Boxer (D-C.A.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-C.A.), the Long Island Association, once again, stood in the gap for the interests of Long Islanders ...
By Lyndsay McCabe June 10, 2013
Senator Chuck Schumer went to MacArthur Airport today to work on developing a plan to have the airport retrofitted in order to take on international flights, which he believe will boost local economic activity.
By Lyndsay McCabe June 09, 2013
Boltbus Long Island has decided to break away and rebrand themselves as 7Bus, which will offer travel to New York City from Ronkonkoma, Melville, and Riverhead with a typical fare of $7.