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Columnist - Joseph Byrne
Joseph Byrne
Joseph Byrne is a writer for the Long Island Yellow Pages Business News section. If you have a press release that you'd like to share please send it to joeb@longislandyellowpages.com

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Long Island Economy Needs Diversity
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - The shackles of recession are holding tight to Long Island and the only way we are going to loosen the shackles is to start diversifying the regional economy. The only job growth that has been seen is in low wage retail jobs and this is not what Long Island truly needs. Instead, Long Island needs ... by Joseph
Upside Business Consultants Opens New Office In Nassau County
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - Upside Business Consultants, a Long Island marketing firm, has opened a new office in Roslyn Heights. The new office is located at 70 Glen Gove Road in Suite LL3, and is convenient for New York City clients and Nassau County. This office is in addition to their Hauppauge, NY office. Doug ... by Joseph
New Homes Sales Sees Increase In April
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Nationwide, new home sales saw an increase in April and the median price was almost at a record high. This could indicate that the market is recovering, albeit at a slower pace than some would like. The reasons for this increase can be attributed to the near record low mortgage rates and the ... by Joseph
Recent Survey Suggest Consumer Spending Increase
Monday, May 20, 2013 - A survey of business economists predict that consumer spending will pick up this year, while government spending will decline. They forecast that the U.S. economy will grow 2.4 percent this year and 3 percent next year. Due to the recent positive news about unemployment, they increased their ... by Joseph
Small Business Sales Seeing Surge
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - Small businesses are seeing a surge in sales and this is attributed to baby boomers preparing for retirement. Buyers are confident enough in the economy to expand their own business or start a new one entirely by acquiring these small businesses that are owned by baby boomers. In fact the number ... by Joseph
Gun Owners Face Deadline to File Exemption Form
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - Beginning Wednesday, gun owners in New York who do not want their license information available to the public face a deadline to file an exemption form with the local licensing authorities. Exemption from the Freedom of Information Law was included in the January legislation that tightened up ... by Joseph
Charges Filed for Impersonating an Attorney
Monday, May 6, 2013 - Charges were filed against Michael Schorr for allegedly conning judges and unsuspecting clients by pretending to be a licensed attorney. Schorr passed himself off as a New York lawyer for four years, defrauding multiple victims of legal fees of thousands of dollars. In addition, he filed court ... by Joseph
T-Mobile Completes Acquisition of MetroPCS
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - The country’s fourth largest cellphone carrier, T-Mobile USA, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of MetroPCS Communications Inc. This is big news in the cellphone world, as it will offer T-Mobile the opportunity to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange for the first ... by Joseph
March Real Estate Numbers Show Good Signs
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - March saw an increase in the number of contracts signed to buy homes. This is the highest number in three years, which points to an increase in home sales this spring. Contract signings increased in the West, Midwest, and the South, but were unchanged in the Northeast. The National Association ... by Joseph
Gold Coming Back After Price Plunge
Monday, April 29, 2013 - Gold prices are making a comeback after the biggest single-day price plunge in thirty years. This plunge occurred two weeks ago when investors became less worried about inflation. Investors have long invested in gold to protect against sharply rising prices that occur during inflation. This ... by Joseph
Are Compliments Appropriate at Work?
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - President Obama’s introduction of Kamala Harris is something that has raised a few eyebrows. He introduced her as brilliant, dedicated, tough and “by far, the best looking attorney general in the country.” The President made this introduction on April 4 th at a Democratic ... by Joseph
Decrease in U.S. Consumer Prices in March
Monday, April 22, 2013 - According to LIBN (Long Island Business News), U.S. consumer prices decreased last month. The price per gallon of gas fell sharply, but food prices remained stable. This information is a little evidence that the sluggish economy is still keeping inflation at stable numbers. The CPI jumped .7 ... by Joseph
Bank of America Reaches Settlement
Thursday, April 18, 2013 - According to LIBN , Bank of America has agreed to a settlement of the class-action suit that was brought by investors who bought mortgages from Countrywide Financial. This announcement came as Bank of American reported a higher net income in the first quarter. Bank of America said that it ... by Joseph
Labor Unions Crying Foul Over Subsidy
Monday, April 15, 2013 - Several labor unions are claiming that Wal-Mart made campaign contributions in exchange for a subsidy for those employers who are being hit hard with the higher minimum wage in New York. This unusual provision is one that has been under fire by many, simply because it is taking money away from ... by Joseph
Inaugural Outstanding CEO Award Given to Grassi
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Louis C. Grassi, CPA, CFE, Managing Partner at Grassi & Co. has been recognized by the Long Island Business News (LIBN) as an Outstanding CEO. This was the inaugural award by LIBN and was created to recognize executives in both the non-profit and business world that meet certain ... by Joseph
Americans Using Credit Cards Much Less
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - Americans were found to have borrowed more in February to buy cars and pay for school. However, they were much more careful with their credit card usage in general, as this total amount decrease in February over January. The Federal Reserve says that in February, consumer borrowing rose over ... by Joseph
Is Facebook Dying?
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - Facebook is either the bane of your existence or one of your favorite social media sites. No matter which one you consider it, you are sure to have very strong feelings one way or another.  Whether your 50 or 20, you probably have been on Facebook at one time or another. Rachel Fernandez, ... by Joseph
American Greetings Taken Private
Monday, April 1, 2013 - American Greetings is being taken private for about $602 million dollars that will be paid by share to shareholders. This action is being made by a group of its top executives, who previously tried to buy out the company late last year. This popular greeting card and gift seller said today that ... by Joseph
Jobless Claims in US Jump Up 16,000
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - When people begin to think that things just might get better, they continue to slide downward. The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits jumped by 16,000 last week, the second straight weekly increase. But the longer-term trend in layoffs remained consistent with an improved job ... by Joseph
Long Beach Medical Center Looks for Reopening After Sandy Damage
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - With Hurricane Sandy several months in the rearview mirror, there are still essential businesses and services that are struggling to get the doors reopened. One of those place is the Long Beach Medical Center in Nassau County . The counties heart, the hospital was forced to shut down operations ... by Joseph
LIPA Hosts Energy Efficiency Conference for Long Island Businesses
Friday, March 22, 2013 - With all of the problems that the Long Island Power Authority has had since last October, they are in the process of again redefining who they are and what they do. With the recent hike in rates , they are once again under fire, but the company also wants to push ahead with other plans. They, or ... by Joseph
Still No Deal on NY Budget
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - And we thought the federal government was the only organization that could not balance a budget. It seems that the New York lawmarkers, and Governor Andrew Cuomo , are also struggling in coming up with a deal on the New York budget. The governor and New York legislative leaders have emerged from ... by Joseph
Governor Cuomo Cuts Deal for $9 Minimum Wage
Monday, March 18, 2013 - The minimum wage on Long Island, and the rest of New York, is about to take a big jump. Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York legislative leaders agreed to raise the state minimum wage to $9 an hour from $7.25 as part of a $136.5 billion budget deal. This new increase in miimum wage is not ... by Joseph
New York Senator Calling for More Casinos
Friday, March 15, 2013 - What do you think about casinos? Are they a great way to make big revenues for the state or are they a drain on society? There are many people who feel both ways on the issue, but one Senator feels that New York needs at least three more to help us out of the fiscal crisis and to expand a ... by Joseph
Improvements in Financial Health and Business Conditions Across Long Island
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - There is no question that the financial health of the country is in serious jeapordy. And, with the new jobs report not really all that flowering in its news, there is little to be all that happy about. Long Island businesses have had their fair share of troubles as well with Hurricane Sandy , ... by Joseph
Homes Damaged by Sandy Hit Market at Bargain Prices
Monday, March 11, 2013 - You can almost see the television producers scrambling to put together a reality show about the real estate market on Long Island after Sandy. The reason is that these Sandy damaged homes around Long Island are now being sold at rather cheap prices. Now, there is a mad dash as investors, flippers, ... by Joseph
Governor Cuomo Announces Sandy Aid for MTA Recovery Efforts
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - it has been a rough year for the Long Island Metropolitan Transit Authority . They have had to implement two different fare hikes in order to keep up with their budget, and they had several problems associated with power outages, due to the storms, and recovering from damages sustained through ... by Joseph
Five Long Islanders Make Forbes list of Billionaires
Monday, March 4, 2013 - The new Forbes list of the riches people is now available and within its pages are five Long Island businessmen who are at the top of the billionaire side of it. This list is led by Renaissance Technologies Corp. founder James Simons , five Long Island residents were listed on the 2013 ... by Joseph
Ex Long Island Red Cross Director Sentenced in Theft
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - One of the things that really damages a business, or organization, is employee theft or embezzlement. That is the case with the Long Island Red Cross . A former American Red Cross employee who stole nearly $275,000 from the organization will be sentenced to up to nine years in prison in Suffolk ... by Joseph
Just How Wireless Is Your Long Island Business
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - Everyone who is in business today knows that having a wireless connection within their infrastructure is important. But, you would be surprised as to how many are still upgrading. Unfortunately, they are going to have to catch up quickly if they want to stay on top of the wireless wave in ... by Joseph
Businesses Have 30 More Days to Request FEMA Assistance
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - There is no question that Hurricane Sandy did incredible amounts of damage to the homes and landscape of Long Island. But, there is also a deep scar within the business community as many businesses have already closed, on the verge of closing, or are struggling to get back to pre-Sandy days. ... by Joseph
ESPN Matches NBC's TV Deal to Carry Big East Basketball
Friday, February 22, 2013 - If you enjoy watching Big East college basketball then you are going to be very happy to hear about the new TV deal that sports entertainment network, ESPN , has just scored. The sports network giant is announcing that they have just matched NBC's offer to buy the television rights to the Big ... by Joseph
Long Island Economy Rests Upon Start Ups?
Friday, February 22, 2013 - Everyone on Long Island is impatiently waiting to see what happens with the economic development of the area. With gas prices rising uncontrollably , strange proposals from Somali Pirates to bail out fiscally strapped Nassau County , and a loss of businesses due to Hurricane Sandy, there are ... by Joseph
Obama Calls for Raising Minimum Wage; Business Leaders Balk at Idea
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - In business there are those things that are great ideas, but are not generally easily accepted or implemented. President Barack Obama, in his State of the Union Address , said that raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour and tying future increases to inflation will boost the incomes of millions ... by Joseph
New York to Spend $3.6 Million on 4 New Food Hubs
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - When it comes to putting people back to work two things have to happen. The first is to locate an industry which is sustainable and growing. The second is to inject some money into the infrastructure and expansion. New York, and especially Long Island, has always known that the food industry is ... by Joseph
LIE is Clear But Roads Still Impassable in Suffolk County
Monday, February 11, 2013 - When the storm, give the name of Nemo, was forecast to hit Long Island over the weekend, perhaps people were expecting a cartoon type of storm. The type that simply blows over and we all have a laugh about it. However, the truth of the storm is not found in the name, but in the incredible amount ... by Joseph
Long Island Retailers Report Strong January in Sales
Friday, February 8, 2013 - The good news for the beginning of 2013 on Long Island is that shoppers flocked to the after Christmas clearance sales in droves. Many of the Long Island stores, shops, and big box stores reported very good number concerning their sales for the first month of the year. With that said, the bad news ... by Joseph
US Postal Service to Cut Out Saturday Delivery to Save on Costs
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - In a continuing downward journey for the US Postal Service, they have announced plans to dissolve their Saturday delivery of mail , but continue with package deliveries six days a week. The plan is said to save the embattled service over $2 billion annually. An official announcement is expected ... by Joseph
Gas Prices on Long Island Soar Upwards Another 15 Cents
Monday, February 4, 2013 - When it comes to life on Long Island we like to think that nothing can touch us and we persevere through the worst that Mother Nature, or anything else can throw at us. While Long Islanders are doing their best to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy destroyed many communities, homes and businesses , ... by Joseph
Local Chamber Recognizes Long Islander Leslie Tanye Among Businesses of the Year
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - Whenever your business is recognized for its hard work and celebrated with a Chamber of Commerce's "Business of the Year" Award, it is a great achievement. Long Islander Leslie Tayne, Esq. and her firm, The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne P.C. , were recently recognized among the Melville Chamber ... by Joseph
US Senate Ready to Vote on $50 Billion Sand Relief Bill
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - It is only three months since Hurricane Sandy came upon the shores of Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and other states and communities. Since that time there have been countless numbers of volunteers, charities, and other organizations that have stepped into the fray to lend a helping ... by Joseph
Google's Algorithm Change Does Not Hurt Long Island Online Marketing Firm Fishbat
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Google is famous for changing their search engine algorightm and sending many online marketing businesses, and websites, crashing further down in the search engine rankings. This, then, causes web traffic, and revenue, to come to a screetching halt. Earlier in 2012, Google released their Panda ... by Joseph
LIBN Awards Dana Battaglia With 40 Under 40 Award
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - When it comes to being a young business leader there are a lot of hurdles one has to jump over in order to gain respect and recognition. One prestigious award that can help you gain that respect and recognition is the Long Island Business News’ 40 Under 40 , a prestigious award that ... by Joseph
Apple Cuts Orders for iPhone 5 Components
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - One of the biggest surprises to come out of the business world is the news that Apple is cutting orders for components for its monumental, and magical, iPhone 5. This news comes after reports that sales for the smartphone that was released in October have fallen off drastically. Reports are ... by Joseph
Cantor Fitzgerald Dontales $10 Million to Sandy Relief
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - There is something to be said about those who have gone before helping those who are in the midst. This is the scene that is being played out with the brokerage firm Cantor Fitzgerald and those who have suffered through the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The New York City based brokerage firm lost ... by Joseph
A Proposal to Privatize LIPA Made Through Moreland Commission
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - For years the Long Island Power Authority has mishandled their resources and mismanaged the electrical services to the people of Long Island. With the recent debacle over the extensive power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy , and the length of time to get the lights turned back on, many people ... by Joseph
American Roland Food Donates to Hurricane Sandy Relief on Long Island
Friday, January 4, 2013 - One of the ways that businesses can continue to be a part of their community is to continually give back to their respective communities. Sometimes the causes are much larger than themselves. This is the case with American Roland Food Corporation and their recent donation to Long Island Cares ... by Joseph
Action Being Urged by New York Senators on Hurricane Sandy Bill
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - If it wasn't enough that residents of Long Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut had to endure the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy as it swept through with high winds and devastating floods, now citizens have to endure a congressional stall program. It is hard to believe that ... by Joseph
Long Island Couple Has Insurance Canceled After Hurricane Sandy Claim
Sunday, December 30, 2012 - After the ravages of Hurricane Sandy were looked upon, scores of people were wondering if things will ever be back to normal again. In the state of New York alone over 250,000 claims have been filed through the FEMA office for help in rebuiding homes. This is a staggering number through just one ... by Joseph
New Business Show to Premier After New Year
Sunday, December 30, 2012 - The business world is not short any good programs which cater to helping keep people informed about the economy, business tips, and other news. No matter where you look there is someone trying to launch a new show. Long Island television viewers are going to be able to tune into a new business ... by Joseph
Hoftsra Names Eric Lane as New Law School Dean
Friday, December 28, 2012 - After a lengthy national search for a dean at the Hofstra Law School , the highly esteemed institution has decided to hire on of its own instead. The university is proud to announce that Eric Lane, a law professor at Hofstra for more than three decades, has been chosen by Hofstra President ... by Joseph
Long Beach Medical Center In Need of $32 Million in Repairts
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - After the smoke cleared, and everyone was able to get a good look at the damage that Hurricane Sandy caused, people began to put up numbers for an esimate of how much it would cost to rebuild Long Island. Big, big numbers were put into different conversations to both rebuild many businesses and ... by Joseph
New York Reports Shows Telemarketers Keep More Than They Give
Friday, December 21, 2012 - We all know what it is like to run to the phone, while expecting an important phone call, only to pick it up and hear someone on the other end of the line launch into their sales pitch. We also know the frustration of trying to block these people from calling our houses. However, when it comes to ... by Joseph
Business Travelers Get Discount At Long Island Marriott Hotel
Friday, December 21, 2012 - Business travel is never any fun. You go from city to city and have to stay at a different hotel on each stop. So, it is nice to hear that the Long Island Marriott Hotel is offering a special package deal for business travelers for a limited time only. And just in time for Christmas! This Long ... by Joseph
Long Island Wins $59 Million in Economic Development Funds
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - The business atmosphere is going to start looking a little bit better with a recent boost to Long Island's economic growth . This boost comes in the form of $59.7 million in economic development funds from New York state which was won on Wednesday. However, Long Island was still not named as a ... by Joseph
Nassau County to Award $500000 in Tax Breaks to Businesses Hurt by Sandy
Friday, December 7, 2012 - Maybe it is the Christmas season. Maybe it is simply the good hearted people of Long Island and the surrounding communities. Whatever, it is the people of Long Island, and the East Coast, are enjoying quite a bit of charity in the form of food, clothing, shelter, workers, and even tax breaks. ... by Joseph
Long Island Small Businesses Either Boom or Bust After Sandy
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - One of the problems which was brought on by Hurricane Sandy is that the business environment on Long Island has suffered a great deal. Many small businesses have had to undergoe closures, complete remodeling, or suffered to the point of succumbing to the pressures and closing their doors for ... by Joseph
Long Island Gas Stations Accused of Price Gouging by NY Attorney General
Friday, November 16, 2012 - It was only a matter of time before the Long Island gas crunch was taken up by the Attorney General's office. In Long Island there have been four different gas stations that are targeted by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office. They have been notified on Thursday that they had violated ... by Joseph
National Grid Promotes Long Island Executive
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - Event amongst the trouble of getting the power restored to thousands of homes on Long Island, National Grid has seen it fit to promote a Long Island executive to lead its U.S. electric operations . Reuters is now reporting that John Bruckner, National Grid’s president of Long Island ... by Joseph
Local Alzheimer's Non-Profit Separates from National Alzheimer's Association
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - The debilitating disease of Alzheimer's is not selective about who it will strike. Millions of people today suffer through this horrible condition as their families are helpless to do anything. Since 1983 the Long Island chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has cared for thousands of ... by Joseph
Long Island Fisherman Hit Hard by Hurricane Sandy
Thursday, November 8, 2012 - There is no question that Long Island has been hit hard by the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Many area residents are still without electricity, heat, fresh water, and even a place to live. Houses were ripped apart and the picture of our island has been forever changed. Businesses within Long Island ... by Joseph
Long Island Businesses Step Up For Sandy Relief in Area
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - In the wake of Hurricane Sandy many humanitarian efforts have been underway through non-profits and other organizations. Water, food, clothing, and other necessities have been coming into the area through the donations of people around the country. Now, you can add in local businesses that are ... by Joseph
Plum Island Sale Goes to Federal Hearing
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - With the anticipated sale of the Long Island Sound Plum Island, hearings are now in session to prepare the way for the landmark sale to go through. The General Services Administration gave the recommendation to sell the Plum Island's 840-acres. One of the reasons for the hearings is for the ... by Joseph
LISTnet Honors Best Marketing Team on Long Island
Friday, October 12, 2012 - One of the great ways to continue moving forward in your own industry is to honor the achievements of others. At a recent night of honoring the "Best" the Long Island Software and Technology Unit paid special attention those who did outstanding marketing in their field. The Garden City Hotel ... by Joseph
Phillips 66 Long Island Oil Terminal Bought by Billionaire
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - A major purchase in Long Island has been completed by a New York City billionaire. John Catsimatidis, the man behind the Gristedes grocery store chain, has announced on Tuesday that United Refining, another company in which he controls, has agreed to buy a petroleum terminal with 5 million ... by Joseph
Powerful Presention on Building Relationships for Long Term Business to Be Held in October
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - In today's economic crisis there are many businesses trying to create new marketing methods or looking at whatever can help to bring in more customers and revenue. One of the oldest methods of marketing, and building a business, is through the tried and true method of building relationships. At ... by Joseph
Bethpage Credit Union Partners With Long Island Press for "Best of" Event
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - it is time again for the "Bethpage Best of Long Island" awards again and the compeition could not be more fierce. This past week the Bethpage Federal Credit Union , New York State’s largest credit union, announced its partnership with Long Island Press , one of the nation’s largest ... by Joseph
New Niche Market Emerges With Long Island Company Ingenuity
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - As the population of Long Island continues to shift with younger families moving away in pursuit of brighter dreams, their parents continue to stay behind. In the midst of this transition, there is a niche market emerging that one enterprising company seems to be finding quite lucrative. ... by Joseph
Long Island's Own Schulhof's Art Collection to be Auctioned
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - When Rudolph and Hannelore Schulhof got into collecting art, they did it the right way. Their Long Island home holds approximately 350 works of art that they have been collecting since the 1950's. This incredible collection houses some of the 20th century's best works from its most gifted ... by Joseph
Owner of Southampton Inn Named Long Island CFO of the Year
Friday, September 14, 2012 - The Long Island Business News has announced the winner of their CFO of the Year Award. This year that award goes to East Quogue resident Dede Gotthelf. Ms. Gotthelf is the Southampton Inn , in Southampton Village. The award for top Long Island CFO is given to the businessperson who exemplifies ... by Joseph
New 2012 Census Economic Data Helps Develop Data for Long Island Businesses
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - A new 2012 economic census website has been launched that will ask businesses to fill out the questions in an effort to measure the US, and local, economies. This census is taken every five years and depends a great deal on the participation of business owners across the country. This is also ... by Joseph
New Fashion to Figure Boutique Store Opening at the Westfield Sunrise Mall
Friday, September 7, 2012 - There are bright spots to be found within this struggling economy. As businesses get use to the new rules and how they can make a profit, they can start to get back on track with expanding. This is the case with Fashion to Figure . The plus-sized women's fashion retailer has just opened it's ... by Joseph
Long Island Logo Design Company, Benjamin Marc, Announces New Clients
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - As many design firms are having problems locating new clients, the Long Island Logo Design firm, Benjamin Marc , has just announced that they have signed three new clients. The firm is dedicated to working with companies that continually strive to make it to the next level. Benjamin Marc ... by Joseph
Fastest Growing List of Companies Includes 33 LI Businesses
Monday, August 27, 2012 - The Long Island business community has been defined by many of the great companies that they have within their ranks. Among these are 33 companies that have been listed as among the fastest growing businesses as listed with “Inc. 5000” which is the list of the 5,000 fastest growing ... by Joseph
Small Businesses on Long Island Benefit Immigrants on the Island
Sunday, August 5, 2012 - There are many small businesses in the Long Island area recognizing the benefits received from immigrants in the local work population. These businesses have gotten together to form the Make the Road New York group. The nonprofit group met on Saturday to celebrate the immigrants in the area and ... by Joseph
Startup Tax Credit Could Mean Big Things for Future Businesses
Thursday, August 2, 2012 - Many in the Long Island business community are gearing up to get behind the Startup Innovation Credit Act of 2012. This new tax credit, proposed by U.S. Senator Charles Schumer and three of his colleagues, allows startups to use the tax credits based more on their payroll taxes rather than the ... by Joseph
New Facility Opens which Benefits Long Island Farm Bureau
Monday, July 30, 2012 - Recently, a building was being sold by Blackman Plumbing Supplies on Long Island . John King had been watching the facility for about eight years, but has been holding back because the facility was much larger than what he needed it for. Rather than making changes to the facility or trying to ... by Joseph
Long Island Business Awarded Contract Worth up to $85M
Friday, July 27, 2012 - The Navy has recently awarded a contract to Globecomm which can be worth up to $85 million. The contract for this Long Island company based in Hauppauge is to provide satellite equipment for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Atlantis, in Charleston, S.C. The contract specifies that ... by Joseph
North Shore-LIJ Health System Adds Long Island Home
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - Those looking for nursing services, a rehabilitation center or a behavioral health hospital will now be able to find it within the North Shore-LIJ Health System. The health care system recently acquired Long Island Home to provide these services. Located on Long Island , this establishment has ... by Joseph
New Law Gives Tax Credits to Local Craft Brewers
Saturday, July 21, 2012 - Local craft brewers on Long Island and in the state of New York have been working on reinstating the tax break which was put in place to protect the local brewers. In the latter part of April, a state excise tax of 14 cents was levied against the in-state brewers who produce less than 200,000 ... by Joseph
Local Used Car Dealership Expands Lot Space
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - The Long Island Auto Find has recently added additional space to its car lot to accommodate more vehicles. Listed as one of the top-ranked car dealerships on Long Island for pre-owned vehicles, business has been good. The new space will allow the business, located along the Montauk Highway, to ... by Joseph
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