Letter: Comptroller: LIRR wrong to complain
My office recently audited the Long Island Rail Road’s management of dozens of unexpected delays, ...
Officials: Caller-ID scam looks like it's the cops
Long Island's rip-off artists have added a new twist to their use of caller-ID-spoofing software. They are making phone calls to potential victims that look like they are actually coming from cops, Suffolk County officials said.
Cops: Shops pass car with illegal window tints
In a police sting operation, two of 11 targeted inspection stations passed the decoy vehicle with tints that blocked 95 percent of light, far beyond the 30 percent allowed.
Steve Bellone through the years
Steve Bellone was elected County executive in 2011. Before that, he was Town of Babylon ...
LI town to consider moratorium on pot sales
Town board members voted 5-0 to hold a public hearing April 16 to consider adopting a law placing a one-year moratorium on businesses selling pot for recreational use.
Editorial: Suffolk tax question turns septic
It’s bad whenever politics trumps policy. But the ongoing debacle over tax bills related to ...
LIPA to weigh plan to convert food waste to energy
A $90 million facility would take 180,000 tons of food scraps each year for processing into biogas.
Nassau lawmaker files marijuana opt-out measure
A Nassau County bill filed Monday would let the county opt out of legalized recreational ...
Bellone seeks inquiry into former civil service chief
Bellone, who called last month for a probe of former civil service head Alan Schneider, will seek a waiver to hire outside attorneys to conduct an inquiry, even though Schneider has since retired.
10 towns seek internet sales-tax agreement
A tax on online purchases could bring the state as much as $390 million annually. The revenue would be shared between the state and counties.
Suffolk encourages minorities to take police exam
The county executive’s visit to The House of Judah was just one of the latest stops by leaders to encourage members of Long Island’s minority communities, long underrepresented on the Suffolk police department, to take the exam this spring.