Long Island Now
The latest community buzz and updates. | Sign up for community newsletters.
BloggersDenise M. Bonilla Sophia Chang Tara Conry Carl Corry Erin Geismar Scott Eidler Mackenzie Issler Carl MacGowan Deborah S. Morris Amy Onorato Ted Phillips David Reich-Hale Candice Ruud Nicholas Spangler Joshua Stewart
The Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency has approved a $16 million tax cut package for the Ronkonkoma Hub retail and residential project.
The package -- including exemptions from sales and use taxes on purchases of construction equipment and building material -- was approved unanimously during an IDA board meeting Wednesday.
The IDA board also approved plans allowing developer...Read more »
The Village of Westbury will require taxicab dispatchers to submit to background checks, in a bid to better regulate the workers.
Previously, drivers of cabs or prearranged for-hire vehicles were subject to the background checks, including filing licensing and fingerprint records. The board approved the measure for dispatchers at its trustees meeting on Aug. 7.
“There was an issue with...Read more »