Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, who ran for re-election last year on a platform of never having raised property taxes, will for the first time seek to hike them in 2015 -- but said most homeowners will be reimbursed by the state.
Alken Industries Inc., a Ronkonkoma aerospace contractor, has landed a parts contract worth up to $3.2 million for the A-10 Warthog, the Cold War-era close-support attack jet that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has urged be retired.
Suffolk County and Brookhaven officials on Monday announced a $2.3 million county grant for infrastructure improvements at the site of a Ronkonkoma development they said may help keep young people from leaving Long Island.
A public hearing on a controversial proposal to construct a 40-unit apartment building in Great Neck Estates has been delayed until Oct. 13, so developers can present more detailed information to the village board.
A decades-old Islip Town firing range utilized by hundreds of shooters each year -- including several government agency employees -- has itself come under fire from residents sick of continued gunshot sounds ricocheting throughout their normally quiet neighborhood.