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AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

18 mins ago

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Long Island AARP Members Head To Albany To Push For Care Act

The Care Act would ensure that families receive instructions from hospital staff on how to properly care for loved ones discharged to home.

05/05/2015

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5 Discounts Any City Offers

From discount dining to free admission to museums, here is a look at five discounts any city offers.

04/29/2015

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New Report Chronicles Poor Track Record For New Jersey Pension Payments

A report showing New Jersey’s poor track record at paying into its public pension system has come out just as Gov. Chris Christie navigates his latest proposal through a hostile state Legislature to scale back a promised payment.

03/11/2015

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Opposition Strong To LIPA, PSEG Long Island Rate Hike Proposal

PSEG officials say they need the $440 million generated by the increase to expand maintenance programs and fund new system upgrades.

03/03/2015

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How To Plan A Trip With Your Grandchildren

Here are five great tips towards helping you plan the best and safest trip with your loving grandchildren.

02/18/2015

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Senator Urges Ratepayers To Sign Petition In Opposition Of CL&P’s Proposed Rate Hike

State Senator Art Linares is urging ratepayers throughout Connecticut to sign his petition in opposition of a rate hike being requested by Connecticut Light & Power.

11/19/2014

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Rate Hikes Approved For CL&P, United Illuminating Customers

The state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority announced Monday its approval of higher standard service rates proposed by Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating.

11/18/2014

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AARP Survey: Most Baby Boomers Looking To Leave Long Island After Retirement

According to a new study by the AARP, 70 percent of Long Islanders who expect to retire at some point said it’s likely they’ll leave the state.

10/28/2014

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AARP: Baby Boomers Plan To Leave New York State For Retirement

AARP said Monday that many Baby Boomers plan to leave New York state as they retire — and take a slice of the state’s economy with them.

09/08/2014

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AARP, Blumenthal Fight Proposed CL&P Rate Hike

A fight is brewing over a request by Connecticut’s largest utility to raise rates by $232 million to upgrade equipment following destructive storms.

08/26/2014

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How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.

07/04/2014

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Pedestrian Safety Experts Tour Long Island, Offer Tips For Saving Lives

Due to a rise of fatalities and injuries, national experts on pedestrian street safety conducted a guided walking audit of Long Island’s deadliest thoroughfares Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Con Artist Says He Made $10,000 A Day In Telephone ‘Grandparent Scam’

The 31-year-old con man in federal custody is currently awaiting sentencing in California for his role in the grandparent scam.

04/17/2014

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee On Mission To Help America’s Aging, Caregivers

Joyner-Kersee and is working with The Black Women’s Agenda and AARP on their “Because We Care” initiative, which kicked off a 14-city tour Saturday in New York.

03/30/2014

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