Toro Real Estate Partners, a Syosset-based real estate investment firm specializing in apartments in the Southeast and Midwest, has spent $12.6 million on an apartment complex, its first acquisition of the year, a company official said.
Asharoken trustees late Tuesday night cited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' demands in passing a resolution effectively killing a federal dune restoration project that would have forced many property owners to open private beaches to the public.
Former Newsday employee Patricia Ann Piscitelli, who oversaw composing room payroll in the newspaper's old Garden City site and at the current Melville facility, died of suspected heart disease at her home in Westbury.
Det. Steven McDonald, the quadriplegic NYPD officer who inspired generations by overcoming his disabilities to remain an active cop, has died at 59, officials said. He was on patrol in 1986 when a bullet fired by a 15-year-old left him a quadriplegic.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday urged LIPA to approve an offshore wind farm 30 miles from Montauk and said the state would commit to other offshore projects that would place hundreds of turbines in federal waters off the Long Island coast by 2030.
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, who is facing federal corruption charges, is unlikely to be renominated for a third term, and potential replacements include former state Sen. Jack Martins, County Clerk Maureen O'Connell and Hempstead Town Councilman Bruce Blakeman, according to two Republican sources familiar with the party's thinking.
A Uniondale engineering firm and a former company project manager pleaded guilty Tuesday in what the state attorney general said was a scheme targeting homeowners trying to collect federal flood insurance money for superstorm Sandy damage.
Nassau County on Tuesday agreed to purchase the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, where the county's Office of Emergency Management and Police Department lease space, for about $6.4 million.