MTA considering 5.5% fare increase, LIRR service cuts to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

The fare increase would be the highest in a decade. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority laid out its proposal to shrink a projected annual deficit that could reach $3 billion in 2026 at a meeting Wednesday.

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Mineola trustees to vote on diversifying development

Village trustees will consider establishing overlay districts designed to revitalize parts of Mineola "and foster continued growth," Mayor Paul A. Pereira said.

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New HIV cases up 17% on LI in 2021, report says

Experts attribute the uptick to many health care facilities being closed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LIPA proposal would reimburse customers for long power outages

The plan would give a $25 per day credit on electric bills for each day without power after three days of a widespread outage, It also would provide reimbursement up to $235 for food spoilage.

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Why these LI fans love Neil Diamond

A new Broadway musical, "A Beautiful Noise," celebrates Diamond's music.

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Kids' holiday handiwork set for national stage

When the National Christmas Tree is lit up in Washington D.C., the drawings of students at Maplewood Intermediate School in Huntington Station will dangle from a smaller tree at the event representing New York State.

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Long Island million-dollar mortgages to qualify for feds' backing

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has increased the conforming loan limit to above $1 million in high-cost areas.

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