LIPA delivery charge will increase $2.16 a month
But LIPA says declines in some other charges on customers' bills should offset the increase.
Want to have your voice heard on housing issues?
NextLI, a community research project of Newsday's Opinion department, has created a new way for Long Islanders to engage in conversations about issues surrounding the region's future.
After Sandy, most back in their homes — but they're not quite whole
Seven years later, some struggle in an aftermath fraught with mountains of bills, legal battles with contractors and other obstacles.
4 issues New Yorkers say de Blasio should focus on
Residents say it's time for Mayor Bill de Blasio to focus on quality of life concerns after he ended his bid for the Oval Office on Friday.
Cost to take a shower varies across water districts
Citizens Campaign for the Environment found that four dozen local water districts charge widely different amounts to Long Island homeowners to water their lawn or take a shower.
Nonprofits bringing fresh produce to LI delis
The focus is on communities with limited access to healthy food where many residents are on food stamps.
LIers can plan for death to live their best lives
While everyone's situation is unique, experts agree there are basic documents that should be in your estate plan.
How I ditched debt: LI grad gives gift to future self
Ogechi Igbokwe was able to pay back $26,000 in student loan debt within three years of graduating from SUNY Old Westbury.
How single-income families make it work on LI
Take an extra job, rent instead of buy a home, skip vacation, shop around for food -- these are just some of the ways parents are making it work.
LIers turn bottles into bucks to make ends meet
They redeem bottles and aluminum cans for a nickel apiece, sometimes taking thousands at a time to redemption centers to supplement their income.