Smithtown town residents have raised concerns about the renewed effort to grant a $30,000 stipend increase to the deputy supervisor and reorganizing highway department staff as part of the town's proposed $104.6 million budget plan.
Sen. Charles Schumer called for a review of the federal response to the proliferation of online marketplaces for illegal drugs, citing a Newsday investigation that revealed sale listings had more than doubled to $4B in the past year.
Long Islanders 50 and older are likelier than their counterparts statewide to say they struggle to pay their property taxes and utility bills, and that they must delay retirement for financial reasons, a new survey shows.
A member of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Moreland Commission on LIPA said Friday that he was surprised to discover recently that an interim report on privatizing the utility excluded references to several commissioners' early misgivings about the idea.