The town of North Hempstead approved pay raises for employees this past week, but some are not happy about the increases.
The county is looking to replace some $30 million in projected revenue that was lost from the failed school zone speed camera program.
The town has leased a snow melter to help clear snow from commuter parking lots and areas where the snow is blocking viability on roadways.
The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.
More than a year ago, New York State approved video gambling in Nassau County, but residents now say it’s a gamble they don’t want to take.
Anger trumped the cold as hundreds braved temperatures in the 20s Saturday to protest plans to put a casino in a North Hempstead shopping mall.
The battle over PSEG Long Island’s controversial towering new utility poles continues.
OTB announced last month it had chosen the vacant store in The Source mall for the gambling parlor, which would include up to 1,000 slot machines and table games. It could open sometime in 2015.
Many communities count on dog owners to get their pets licensed. But a Long Island town is considering counting the pooches itself.
The Long Island community of North Hempstead says residents have to pick up after their dogs or pay the price – but exactly what that price is might be a little confusing.
On Long Island, a new law is warning of toxic chemicals that have long been used to preserve power poles.
More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.
Kenneth Iacono of North Hempstead was convicted in 2011 and fined for violating a town code prohibiting the feeding and harboring of wild pigeons. He was in State Supreme Court Thursday hoping to get the conviction tossed.
While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.
Officials in a Long Island town said this week that they have to scare off invasive Canada geese, and now must resort to euthanasia.