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.
The Moreland Commission on Utility Storm Preparation and Response is holding a public hearing Tuesday at 6 p.m. at SUNY College of Old Westbury.
Long Island drivers soon won’t need to worry about what number their license plate ends in to fill up the tank.
At a news conference, Cuomo announced MTA subway service, Metro-North trains and LIRR service will be shut down as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Additionally, final bus service end at 9 p.m.
The new law requires operators of boats to take a safety course and have the certificate displayed on board the vessel.
Even as Suffolk County suffers with a multi-million dollar budget deficit, the new top cop is collecting six figures, and he has a defender.
Suffolk County officials made a boating while intoxicated arrest Sunday night in the waters off Long Island.
Astronomical fare hikes and deep service cuts are possibly on the horizon for suburban commuters. It’s all because a major court ruling against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has put the agency in a financial bind.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has made his pick for police commissioner. He has selected acting commissioner and veteran cop Edward Webber.
Over the years, 22 members of the Suffolk County Police Department have died in the line of duty. Today, family, friends, and fellow officers gathered to remember them, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
Suffolk County executive Steve Bellone is revising his layoff list, and a good chunk of cops are grabbing early retirement in financially strapped Suffolk County.
The blaze broke out around 1:30 p.m. just one mile from and one week after another massive brush fire that burned over 1,000 acres
“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”
Several major brush fires continued to burn Monday night in the Tri-State Area. Among the most serious is a fire in Suffolk County, where officials spent the evening coordinating efforts with state authorities and the National Guard.
Legislators in Suffolk County are speaking out, after yesterday’s announcement from county executive Steve Bellone that, by the end of 2013, the county will have a $530 million deficit.