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Northrop Grumman: Transfers from Long Island to peak in summer

The Northrop Grumman Corp. plant in Bethpage.

(Credit: Howard Schnapp, 2011)

Job transfers from Northrop Grumman's Bethpage unit to locations in Florida and California will peak in the summer, a company spokeswoman said.

Spokeswoman Christine Restani said in an email that some employees already had begun moving, but "the majority" of transfers would take place in the summer.

Last March, the aerospace giant announced that 850 jobs, about 60 percent of the local...

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LI job growth state's 2nd highest

Job seekers fill out applications at the Coach

(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Long Island’s private sector looked pretty strong in October. The sector posted the second-strongest job growth in the state last month, outpaced only by New York City,  Labor Department data released Thursday show. And October marked the 41st-consecutive month of year-over-year employment gains in the sector.

The Island’s 2.4 percent job growth last month, nearly matched the City’s 2.5...

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Charity needs a few good bell ringers

The Salvation Army, hoping to beef up its

(Credit: Getty Images)

The Salvation Army hopes to beef up the ranks of one of the most telltale symbols of the approaching holiday season: its bell ringers.

The charity will recruit for its Christmas program at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Riverhead on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The group wants to staff eastern Long Island locations.

The job pays $7.50 an hour. Bell ringers...

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