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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

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