Mangano to cut 200 jobs, cancel contracts
Nassau County will cut 200 employees and cancel $19 million in public works projects under a $45 million deficit-reduction plan ...
Long Beach, Brookhaven mull bamboo ban
Long Beach City became the latest Long Island municipality to jump on the bamboo-ban bandwagon Tuesday night when it scheduled ...
Lifeguards rally for raises at Jones Beach
More than 70 lifeguards rallied Tuesday on the Jones Beach boardwalk, demanding raises that they haven't received for nearly 10 ...
English, math scores up for LI students
Long Island students in grades 3-8 scored slight gains on the latest English and math tests despite prior reductions in ...
DA: No criminal charges in ATF agent's death
A retired Nassau police officer's fatal shooting of an off-duty ATF agent trying to thwart a robbery at a Seaford pharmacy on New Year's Eve was justified and the filing of criminal charges would be "unwarranted," a report released by the Nassau district attorney's office concluded.
Kings Park psych center demolitions set
Demolition of more than a dozen buildings at the old Kings Park Psychiatric Center may start by the end of ...
Mosquito spraying set for Fire Island
Five villages on Fire Island will be sprayed with the pesticide sumithrin Wednesday and Thursday as part of Suffolk County's ...
Hempstead OKs bamboo ban, more
The Hempstead Town Board approved laws today at its meeting banning the growing of bamboo, reducing unreasonable glare from spotlights ...
Mets' knuckleballer Dickey denied All-Star start
The most improbable and surprising ride of this season's first half hit a speed bump Monday as San Francisco's Matt Cain, and not R.A. Dickey, will be named the National League's starting pitcher for Tuesday's All-Star Game, a person familiar with the situation confirmed.
Poll: How many Jones Beach concerts will you go to?
Phish, The Dave Matthews Band, Alice Cooper and The Beach Boys are among the performers who have kept the Nikon ...