Common violations included failure to properly screen workers for criminal records, not keeping areas clean, and not maintaining window guards.
Extra charges are getting buried on some cell phone bills and it isn’t the phone company that’s putting them there.
The governor announced the “willing seller” buyout plan Thursday, just before appearing in Sayreville, where about 270 homes were destroyed or severely damaged by a tidal surge during Sandy.
A proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.
Although gas prices have nudged up a few cents in the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular, $3.78 on Long Island, is actually about $0.21 less heading into this Memorial Day weekend than this time a year ago.
At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.
Murphy’s Market owner Ronald Murphy said he borrowed $1.5 million to rebuild his supermarket to get it ready before summertime.
According to officials, the 95-cent tax would generate an additional $50 million in tax revenue for the state. The cigarette tax is currently $3.40 per pack in the state/
The probe will look into how Sandy contracts were awarded and how contractors performed.
The National Transportation Safety Board said states should shrink the standard from the current .08 blood-alcohol content to .05 as part of a series of recommendations aimed at reducing alcohol-related highway deaths.
If you’re looking for a little home design inspiration, the 41st annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House is now open to the public.
Nearly seven months after superstorm Sandy pounded the New Jersey shoreline, some residents claim their drinking water is undrinkable.
The report card results were announced one day after it was learned that one of Indian Point’s reactors will become the first and only nuclear reactor in the country operating without a license.
Imagine opening the overhead bin after a long flight and finding out that your carry-on bag is gone.
It’s hard to pin down an official number for how many of the requests for wheelchairs are bogus, but one expert estimates it at 15 percent nationwide.