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By Vickie Moller April 10, 2013
U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, chair of the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, Monday called on the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development to reimburse over a dozen LI school districts for costs to ...
By Vickie Moller April 09, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard, which launched in February, is designed to help prospective students make more informed decisions about which college to attend by providing information about affordability and value.
By Vickie Moller April 04, 2013
We are all becoming increasingly subject to them--those annoying, intrusive and illegal pre-recorded telephone sales pitches called robocalls.
By Wendy L April 04, 2013
The reduced electric bill in April is welcome news, but LIPA customers are expected to receive widely fluctuating rates month to month.
By Vickie Moller April 03, 2013
Malcolm A. Smith, a democratic state senator from Queens, was arrested before dawn on Tuesday and released on $250,000 bail after his arraignment in United States District Court in White Plains.
By Robert Ottone April 02, 2013
Cablevision honcho James Dolan fires security guard for doing her job.
By Wendy L April 02, 2013
Have an unpaid parking ticket from Huntington? This is the month to pay it off. Those who qualify can get a 40 percent discount. Brookhaven is also expected to follow through with amnesty on unpaid ...
By Lyndsay McCabe March 31, 2013
Former BNL physicist worked his way up the ranks to become Deputy Director for Science and Technology, and now Director of Brookhaven National Laboratory.
By Denny Ballas March 30, 2013
Keeping your local Long Island business thriving and successful requires you to know your competition, be innovative, and make sure you use your website effectively.
By Lyndsay McCabe March 30, 2013
Popular retailers Amazon and Overstock have lost a case to avoid charging a sales tax in New York due to their use of affiliate web sites.
By Vickie Moller March 28, 2013
The Senate yesterday passed the 2013-14 New York State Budget, which provides tax relief for middle-class families, helps business create jobs and keeps spending growth below two percent.
By Christian Abbatecola March 28, 2013
A pair of expensive training videos produced in an IRS studio has garnered a great deal of disapproval this week.
By Vickie Moller March 27, 2013
At 4:30 p.m. Monday, Pedro Quezada stood by, along with newspaper and television personnel, as the owner of Eagle Liquors in Passaic, N.J. ran Quezada's $338 million Powerball ticket through a lottery machine, confirming it ...
By Wendy L March 26, 2013
Preliminary reports indicate Nassau Coliseum is safe for patrons, but asbestos was found in areas frequented by staff. The Coliseum now faces lawsuits from employees over asbestos exposure.
By Robert Ottone March 26, 2013
17-year old Nick D'Aloisio has become one of Yahoo!'s richest employees.
By Vickie Moller March 26, 2013
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales and prices reflect a healthy, emerging recovery in the housing market.
By Vickie Moller March 25, 2013
Earlier this month, the Long Island Association, Long Island's leading business organization working toward economic development and finding solutions to some of the toughest issues we face, published a report entitled "Educating Long Islanders in ...
By Carrie B. March 24, 2013
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will review the applications, and the projects with the most potential will have a shot of receiving $1 million in additional funding.