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2011-01-10 00:00:52

Island Sport Court of Nassau County to Unveil Game Court at Long Island Spring Home and Hot Tub Show Massapequa, NY (PRWEB) January 8, 2011 The backyards of Nassau County will soon be enjoying an athletic upgrade. Island Sport Court of Nassau County will be giving a first look at its game court this weekend at the Long Island Spring Home Show at Farmingdale State College. The three-day Home Show will feature a game court and basketball hoop, giving attendees the opportunity to test out...

2010-07-30 16:51:00

WEST BABYLON, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A benefit for the "Wounded Warrior Project", an organization that helps our troops as they return home from overseas with traumatic physical and psychological injuries. Featuring THREE TUG-OF-WAR EVENTS: Suffolk vs. Nassau Police Suffolk vs. Nassau Deputy Sheriffs Suffolk vs. Nassau Correction Officers Plus, the Nassau and Suffolk Police Pipe and Drums. Official referees will include members of the armed services recently back from Iraq...

2009-10-22 08:36:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Air NY, an initiative sponsored by the New York State Department of Transportation in support of downstate New York air-quality efforts, will honor Long Island organizations Friday at the Long Island Go Green Environmental & Energy Conference. The seven Long Island-based Clean Air Champions were chosen for their commitment to improving air quality by reducing vehicle miles traveled by their employees. According to the American Lung...

2008-12-20 19:18:53

Police in the Long Island suburbs of New York City say a woman who robbed two banks last winter is back at work, using heavy winter clothing for a disguise. One surveillance photo shows the bandit who robbed a Capital One branch in East Meadow Tuesday wearing a heavy coat, gloves and two scarves, one covering her hair and the other the lower part of her face, Newsday reported Friday. She also wore dark glasses. Police in Nassau County say she also used the same routine as last winter, going...

2008-09-22 18:00:29

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A-' to the Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA) planned issuance of $549.9 million series 2008 A and B fixed rate electric system general revenue and refunding bonds. Proceeds from the 2008 bonds will be used for refunding and general capital purposes. Proceeds of the 2008A bonds will refund certain senior and subordinate bonds and proceeds from the 2008B bonds will be used to fund general capital expenditures. The bonds are scheduled to price via negotiation,...

2008-09-16 18:00:17

Back to the airport battle The four-year-long legal battle between McGill Aviation and Fernandina Beach may end soon as an arbitrator is giving them one last shot to come to an agreement before he settles the dispute for them, City Attorney Tammi Bach said Tuesday. McGill Aviation, which runs the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, alleged in 2004 that the city took portions of the land it leases from the city without adjusting its rent. McGill claimed its lease with the city requires...

2008-08-01 09:00:36

By Alison Snyder Worldwide delivery for DHL, Nassau Girl Scouts Delivery company DHL and the Girl Scouts of Nassau County partnered to ship 35,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to troops overseas. Local law enforcement protected the precious cargo: the Nassau County Police Department, Port Authority Police Department and New York City Police Department provided an escort as the cookies were transported from the Girl Scouts of Nassau County headquarters to the DHL facility at JFK...

2008-07-21 06:00:39

By Mark Harrington, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 21--As fuel-related charges pushed electric bills to record highs, the Long Island Power Authority over the past 10 years kept up a lively program of testing a bizarrely diverse, and sometimes costly, range of energy projects, often with mixed results. The list of projects compiled in a recent LIPA report sounded notes of alarm about cost and relevance that LIPA leadership recently tightened the rules to approve and finance them in the...

2008-07-21 06:00:39

By Mark Harrington, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 21--In 2003, FALA Direct Marketing of Melville took delivery of what was billed as one of the largest solar-power installations in the world, most of it paid for with a $4.1-million gift from the Long Island Power Authority. Five years later, FALA is gone, its three buildings in Melville largely shuttered and up for lease. Most of the benefit of the cheaper power, compliments of LIPA, went to Minnesota-based firm IWCO, which bought FALA in...

2008-07-17 09:00:37

By Olivia Winslow, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to conduct an additional public meeting in barrier-beach communities on new flood maps in Nassau County, on top of three open houses the agency already scheduled elsewhere. The new maps would take in an additional 28,000 residential, commercial and public buildings that could be at risk in Nassau County due to storm surge or heavy rains. In a letter dated...


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