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Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA, LIRR Contract Talks Set Resume Next Week As L.I. Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To Intervene

The latest round of talks last week ended with no compromise in sight and both sides have blamed the other for the stalemate.

07/02/2014

The remains of the boardwalk in Long Beach, Long Island, wrecked by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 5, 2013 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Long Island St. Sen. Wants Stronger Infrastructure In Post-Sandy Rebuilding

As the region rebuilds from superstorm Sandy, New York State leaders want to make sure new infrastructure will be strong enough to withstand future storms.

01/18/2013

Welcome to Bethpage sign (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Health Officials Conducting Cancer Study Near Old Long Island Dump Site

The toxic plot is the result of years of dumping by the Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy and is believed to threaten the water supply to about 250,000 residents in Bethpage.

09/25/2012

NY Senators Push To Toughen Texting-At-Wheel Law

The state’s Senate Republicans promised Tuesday to pass legislation that would allow police to stop and ticket motorists for texting while driving.

05/03/2011