Freeport maintains A1 rating from Moody's
Moody's Investors Service has kept Freeport's rating at A1 for $6.925 million in general obligation bonds and $115.5 million in outstanding "parity debt," with a negative outlook.
MTA, LIRR unions prepare final contract offers as strike looms
The MTA and the unions representing nearly 6,000 Long Island Rail Road workers will begin laying out their final offers in a four-year-long contract dispute Monday.
Sea Cliff pond cleanup designed to reduce polluted runoff into harbor
An environmental restoration project at Scudder's Pond in Sea Cliff is designed to tame what had been the biggest source of bacterial pollution runoff into Hempstead Harbor.
Rescuers target crumbling New York State Pavilion from 1964 World's Fair
Queens and Long Island volunteers are stepping up efforts to save a futuristic symbol of the New York World's Fair as celebrations marking the international exhibition's 50th anniversary are being planned.
Henry 'Russell' Hood, 73, dies; was former aide to Hempstead village mayor
Henry 'Russell' Hood, 73, top aide to James Garner for most of the last 14 of his 16 years as Hempstead village mayor, died of heart-related issues Thursday at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. He lived in Hempstead.
Hundreds attend Easter sunrise service at Jones Beach
Angela Rich's bucket list includes learning to play "really good golf," a monthlong stay in a Tuscan villa with her husband and attending an Easter sunrise service.
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Today, we are talking to people about sustainable economic development, because we think it's important to show support for key issues that affect our community - like places in the Elmont for young professionals to live, shop and be entertained; like keeping families closer together and rebuilding the economic and social pillars of the community.
Joe Smith, husband to aid of State Senator Dean Skelos (R), pled guilty to charges related to his attack on Iraq War veteran and small business owner Carl Achille, 30 of Elmont.