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January 2014 News & Article Archives

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Long Island Businessman Convicted of Fraud
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - Daniel Greenberg, 40, a businessman on Long Island who operated Classic Closeouts, LLC., an online clothing business, has been convicted of scamming thousands of customers out of a grand total of $5 million.  Greenberg was convicted by a federal jury in Central Islip on Friday on 13 separate ... by John
Annual All Kids Fair Scheduled for Sunday, April 27th
Monday, January 27, 2014 - Looking for a fun activity for the whole family?  The 4 th Annual All Kids Fair has been scheduled for Sunday, April 27 th , at the Melville Marriot.  The event will run from 10 in the morning to 4:30 in the afternoon.  Over 80 exhibitors will be present.  Adults and children ... by John
Long Island's Water Contaminated by Nitrogen
Sunday, January 26, 2014 - During a Thursday news conference, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone talked about improving water quality on Long Island.  A new study has just demonstrated that nitrogen levels in the drinking water on Long Island are compromising its quality.  Since groundwater and surface water ... by John
Gun Fired at PSEG Office on Long Island
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - Sometime during the night on Tuesday, a gunshot was reported at the PSEG Long Island office in Melville.  At the time that the shot was fired, there were no employees present at the office.  A spokesperson for the Suffolk County Police stated that the bullet was discovered inside a ... by John
15 Inches of Snow Falls on Long Island
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - On late Tuesday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Long Island.  The artic storm was projected to drop 10 to 14 inches of snow according to the National Weather Service.  Fourteen and a half inches dumped on North Babylon and Selden.  The NWS has stated that ... by John
More Hazardous Weather on the Way
Monday, January 20, 2014 - We have not seen the last of ultra-cold temperatures on the east coast this winter, and more cold is just around the corner.  Long Islanders will want to be cautious about commuting and traveling on Tuesday, January 21 st .  The National Weather service has issued a new Hazardous Weather ... by John
Reporters Question Use of FEMA Funds During Hurricane Sandy
Sunday, January 19, 2014 - According to a recent investigation, Long Island officials may have used FEMA funds provided for relief during Hurricane Sandy on superfluous purchases instead of on critical disaster relief measures.  According to Newsday, FEMA provided $474 million for disaster relief.  $80 million of ... by John
Survey on Consumer Confidence Shows Mixed Results on LI
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - According to a recent survey by the Siena College Research Institute, consumer confidence on Long Island is improving in both Nassau and Suffolk counties.  The results, released on Tuesday, were for the October-December period.  During that time, confidence rose seven-tenths of a point ... by John
Upcoming Business Events on Long Island
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - There are a number of business events for entrepreneurs and job seekers taking place on Long Island over the next couple of days.  Today’s events include 100 Women Who Care in Melville, the Babylon Town Chamber of Commerce Networking Meeting in West Babylon, the EZ Speakers Toastmasters ... by John
Rockville Centre Bank Robber Still at Large
Monday, January 13, 2014 - On Friday, the TD Bank at 290 Merrick Road in Rockville Centre was subjected to a robbery.  The crime took place around 2:15 in the afternoon, and the thief is still at large.  Witnesses described the robber walking into the bank and taking a bank slip from the counter.  He then ... by John
New Puppy Mill Bill Will Protect Animal Rights
Sunday, January 12, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo passed a new law this week called the “Puppy Mill Bill.”  This law was proposed by Assembly member Linda B. Rosenthanl, and will increase regulation of pet dealers throughout New York State.  The law will require that stores do not purchase their ... by John
Record Low Temperatures on Long Island and in NYC
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - The past few days have been shockingly cold for residents on the East Coast, particularly in Long Island and New York City.  Temperatures reached 4 degrees Fahrenheit in Islip on Monday night leading into Tuesday morning.  The previous low was 7 degrees, in 1986, recorded by the National ... by John
Long Island Landlord Found Murdered
Sunday, January 5, 2014 - Local landlord Menachem Stark, 39, known to many in the area as a loan shark and a slumlord, was found dead in a trash bin in Nassau County on Friday, his charred body still burning from the waist down.  Stark was a well known local businessman and a millionaire at the time of his ... by John
PSEG Passes Trial by Blizzard
Saturday, January 4, 2014 - On January 1 st , PSEG took over as Long Island’s power provider, replacing problem-plagued LIPA.  LIPA came under fire for their numerous failures during Hurricane Sandy, when their inefficient business practices resulted in hundreds of Long Islanders going without power during ... by John
PSEG Replaces LIPA on Long Island
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - Today is January 1 st of 2014, and that means it's out with the old and come in with the new.  On Long Island, to the astounding relief of practically everybody, that means that the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) will no longer be in charge of power distribution on the island.  ... by John
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