Association for a Better Long Island

Nautical Mile, Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Travel Site Names Freeport, LI, And Asbury Park, NJ, Among 20 Coolest Towns In US

Freeport, Long Island and Asbury Park, New Jersey are among the top 20 coolest towns in America, according to the travel website Matador Network.

02/26/2015

Rally in Oyster Bay in favor of referendum on land deal, August 20, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Oyster Bay Voters Weigh In On Controversial Land Sale

A no vote will keep the nearly 20-year-old fight over the 54-acre tract of land in Syosset alive.

08/20/2013

Penn Station - New York, NY (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

LI Assoc. Upset MTA Reportedly Considers Metro-North Penn Station Plan

The head of the Association for a Better Long Island doesn’t like hearing that the MTA is considering the merits of a plan to operate Metro-North trains into Penn Station, at the possible expense of some Long Island Rail Road service.

02/06/2012

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Islanders Owner Charles Wang On Nassau Coliseum Vote: ‘We’re Out Of Options’

Nassau County residents will have a shot to keep “New York” on the jerseys of the Islanders Monday. Franchise owner Charles Wang wants to get the message out there: vote “no” and the team may just be forced to pack up and leave.

WFAN–07/29/2011

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Is Seen From Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Public Vote Monday On $400M Nassau Coliseum Renovation Project

The future of professional sports in Nassau County is likely riding on a public referendum on Monday, and both sides are making a full court press.

07/29/2011

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen from Chopper 880 - Uniondale, NY - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Both Sides Try To Set Tone Ahead Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation Vote

Both the Association for a Better Long Island and County Executive Ed Mangano are jockeying to win over public sentiment.

07/28/2011

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen in Uniondale, NY - Nov 8, 2002 - Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

NIFA Says Property Tax Increase Likely If Nassau Coliseum Referendum Approved

The Nassau Interim Finance Authority said if voters approve the $400 million plan to renovate the coliseum, it would result in a 3.5 to 4 percent property tax increase.

07/14/2011