Suffolk County lawmakers are considering a plan to allow Suffolk County Community College to use an adjacent county-owned property for a tax-free startup zone.
Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) announced that construction will begin this week on LaGuardia Airport’s $4 billion redevelopment plan.
Several local communities want to get commuters off the road and on to the Long Island Rail Road
A group of Suffolk County lawmakers called on leaders in the New York State Senate to pass legislation
Suffolk County police are increasing their security presence at LGBT community centers and Pride festivals
Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco has announced a program to help incarcerated veterans re-enter society.
It’s no secret—Long Islanders have an accent. But how is it different from any other?
The Dowling Board of Trustees want to become academic partners with Global University Systems, an international network of universities based in the United Kingdom.
Suffolk County lawmakers want District Attorney Thomas Spota to appear before the legislature next week to address allegations against his office.
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Tourism officials launched a local tourism campaign on Tuesday called “Stay Suffolk.”
One of the most famous homes in America is on the market for $850,000.
The catch – an entire family was murdered there in 1974.
Calls to close the “LLC Loophole”, which allows donors to skirt limitations on individual campaign contributions by donating anonymously.
A new law prohibits the manufacturing and sale of the synthetic drugs known as K2 and bath salts
While some HIV testing kits sell for $25-50, one Long Island company is selling theirs for $5, citing a critical need to identify new infections.
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Suffolk County has a new wastewater treatment system that will avoid contamination of bays, harbors and even drinking water
The report gave grades to counties across the country on their ozone pollution – and Suffolk and Fairfield Counties both got ‘Fs’.
Kenneth Jayne was a sailor aboard the Oklahoma and a native of Patchogue, Long Island. He died during the attack. Jayne is one of over 20 crewmembers of the Oklahoma that have been identified since November of last year.
The Shinnecock Indian Nation no longer has native speakers, so in their quest to secure the future of their language, they’ve decided to enlist some of their youngest members: preschoolers.
Oyster farming is becoming big business and Widow’s Hole Oyster Farm in Greenport has helped usher in new life for the once dying industry.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)’s Small Business Development Program is looking to give Long Island minority and women business owners a chance to develop and grow within the construction industry.
Investigators are trying to figure out why a small plane broke apart over Syosset, Long Island, on Tuesday afternoon, killing its three passengers.
In New York the race between Democrat Todd Kaminsky and Republican Chris McGrath to fill convicted ex-Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos’ seat remained too close to call as of Thursday.
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Advocates gathered at several Long Island Rail Road stations on Monday to pressure lawmakers to include a $15 minimum wage in the New York State budget.
The Long Island Rail Road will soon conduct a pilot program to test electronic ticketing.
Passengers will be able to purchase tickets using their credit cards and a smartphone app.
Fencing in the United States is more popular than ever. Since 2001 the number of high school fencing teams has doubled nationally. Long Island is no exception.
The federal corruption trial of Suffolk County Conservative Party Chairman Ed Walsh continues today in East Islip.
FBI agent Ken Hosey is back on the stand after he testified last week that Walsh put in over 160 pay slips for work he did not do.
SUNY Old Westbury is the latest school to receive approval to open a Start-Up NY tax-free zone to attract companies to open or expand on Long Island.
New York State is requiring doctors to do away with traditional pen-and-pad prescriptions by March 27th. They’ll have to switch to e-prescriptions that doctors send to a pharmacy electronically.