Nassau County is forgiving $4.2 million in speed camera fines issued in the last month.
Although forecasters are expecting a slower-than-usual hurricane season, officials are still advising residents to be ready.
The hour-long debate was held one week before voters head to the polls to decide who will be county executive.
Democratic Nassau County executive candidate Thomas Suozzi picked up a high-profile endorsement Saturday.
Former two-term Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi won the Democratic primary to get his old job back.
The Jewish High Holidays were approaching this week with the debate on a strike on Syria in high gear, and some communities have been left worried.
A news conference morphed into a pep rally Friday, as sports luminaries including Jason Kidd and John Calipari joined elected officials and business leaders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
A new survey shows that even in the wake of Sandy and Irene most coastal residents maintain a false sense of security and aren’t taking proper action to prepare for hurricanes, said John Miller, CEO of the American Red Cross on Long Island.
Students in Massapequa, Long Island, have been through a rare and sobering experience, as the football field was turned into the scene of a simulated deadly drunken driving accident.
New Yorkers are on high alert, reporting more than 135 suspicious packages to the NYPD since the Boston bombings on Monday.
County Executive Edward Mangano said police are “closely monitoring” the ongoing investigation in Boston and have placed police on high alert as a precaution.
Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano on Sunday said that many challenges remained in his Long Island County following the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy.
Nassau County executive Edward Mangano on Tuesday evening ordered some residents to conserve water, as a major sewage facility for the Long Island county has been shut down following Superstorm Sandy.
Residents should be prepared to be without power for seven to 10 days, LIPA officials warned.