LI schools would get millions extra in Cuomo budget
Under the governor's plan, schools in the Nassau-Suffolk region would receive a combined aid hike of $87.7 million in operating aid for next year.
Fairway denies it's filing for bankruptcy
The grocery retailer has 14 stores in the tristate area, with two on Long Island — in Plainview and Westbury.
In 'rare' move, Wyandanch to vote on ousting library trustee
A library board investigation found conduct by Judith Graham-Guerrier grounds for removal, but the seven-year trustee calls the action a "ploy."
For firefighters, 1st-degree heartburn at wing-eating showdown
Two teams of LI firefighters vied for a charity check and bragging rights at a Lake Ronkonkoma wing-eating contest. The results were not pretty.
Nassau, Suffolk take steps to stop cyberattacks
The counties' efforts to prevent cyberattacks follow scams against a number of agencies, including the Nassau County comptroller's office that temporarily lost $710,000 in a "phishing" scheme.
Nassau looking to expand lopsided scores policy
A 15-person committee is scheduled to meet Thursday morning in Garden City to discuss how to make football's sportsmanship policy applicable to other team sports.
Lynbrook water customers face 21% hike April 1
New York American Water last year had been granted a one-year delay to avoid a rate "shock" for customers.
Gov signs bills to put monitors over Hempstead, Wyandanch schools
The bills await final legislative approval of amendments that would give parents and residents more say in decisions made by the Hempstead and Wyandanch school districts.
Report: Common insecticide found in LI groundwater samples
Imidacloprid, which is approved by the EPA, has been discovered in about 30% of samples, the report by an environmental group says.
Suffolk loses appeal bid over order to repay sewer fund
The decision came in a lawsuit brought by the Long Island Pine Barrens Society over $29.4 million Suffolk borrowed to balance its budget in 2011.
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State losing high-earning millennials, study shows
New York lost 4,867 high-income millennials, twice the amount of the nation’s second-greatest loser.
Why some Long Islanders switch to streaming TV
Consumers could save upward of $60 to $80 a month by cutting out the TV piece of their bundled service. But higher streaming costs and a proliferation of options are eating away at some of the savings.
Going the extra mile: LI's 'extreme commuters'
The average LIer commutes around 30 minutes, but we found four "extreme commuters" who spend way more time than that going to work.
Cops: Man touched children 'inappropriately' at mall
Nassau County police said he touched a boy and a girl in separate incidents at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville.
4 HS seniors in Nassau named national finalists in prestigious competition
They are among 40 finalists nationwide in the Regeneron Science Talent Search. Each will receive $25,000 and travel to Washington to compete for more than $1.8 million in prizes.
Cops: Body found in Hempstead is ruled a suicide
Homicide detectives had been investigating the death of the man, whose body was found Monday in a parking lot behind a bar, police said.