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MTA report blames excessive OT on agency's failure to address warnings

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:52
MTA leadership failed "to ensure that waste, fraud, and abuse are deterred and prevented," the report states.

West Monroe man turns warehouse space into Shroomville USA - Knoe.com

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:27
West Monroe man turns warehouse space into Shroomville USA  Knoe.com

A West Monroe man turns some warehouse space into Shroomville USA. Mike Roberts is growing and packaging Shiitake and Oyster mushrooms.

Historic homes: Buy with your head as well as your heart - The Laconia Daily Sun

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:21
Historic homes: Buy with your head as well as your heart  The Laconia Daily Sun

I'd like to recommend a few real estate-related movies that you may find both entertaining and instructive if you: A) are considering the purchase of a historic ...

Sister: NYPD cop who killed self had mental evaluation in June after making threats

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:11
"It is NYPD's fault," Eileen Echeverria said. " ... I begged them so many times, please take his guns, please get him help."

What Questions Should You Ask a Home Inspector? - RealtyBizNews

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:47
What Questions Should You Ask a Home Inspector?  RealtyBizNews

There are a lot of questions homebuyers should ask the home inspector before, during and after the inspection. Read all about the questions to ask here.

Weekly report: Long Island water quality improving

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:28
Water quality for Long Island bays, harbors, rivers and inlets has improved over the past week, according to a weekly report.

Pond upgrades, new homes coming to 'small-town' Miller Place

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:30
Miller Place Duck Pond, a popular destination in the hamlet, is currently undergoing a project to improve the pond's drainage, to pave roads and to add sidewalks at the heavily traversed area.

Home inspectors caught in the act by hidden cameras missing key things - WSMV Nashville

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 02:45
Home inspectors caught in the act by hidden cameras missing key things  WSMV Nashville

You trust the home inspector you hire will find what's wrong with your new house. But a hidden camera investigation shows you home inspectors missing major ...

Wyandanch schools chief suspended with pay

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 01:20
Board members in the district voted to suspend Mary Jones and named administrator Gina Talbert interim leader.

Security guard assaults man at Mount Sinai gated community, police say

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:51
The assault occurred after the guard denied the man entry to the complex, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

Virginia Tinsley of Coram, first woman in local Rotary club, dies at 85

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:22
In 1987, Virginia Tinsley was the first woman admitted to the Middle Island Rotary Club, and in 1991 became its first female president.

Dowling College alumni group says it's unaware of settlement, wants answers

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 23:58
"We did not receive proper notice from any party dealing with this matter," the president of the group said.

North Bellport parcels condemned to make way for new housing

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 23:57
Brookhaven Town condemned 10 vacant properties in North Bellport that will be used for an affordable housing project.

Hispanics on Long Island, nationally have longer life expectancy than others

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 23:40
The reasons include that families tend to be close, and Hispanics typically eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.

Security Dodge application to expand dealership delayed pending traffic study

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:33
Security Dodge wants to legalize, expand and relocate its services, but residents contend it would worsen traffic and noise.

Southampton Town rejects allowing food trucks at farm stands

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 21:23
East End municipalities have struggled with how to address the matter as food trucks have become more common, and farms and vineyards see them as a natural complement to their businesses.

10 things LI teachers wish parents knew as kids head back to school

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 19:42
From the benefits of playing Yahtzee to understanding that a school day is like a Broadway show.

Playing the pre-K lottery: LI families share realities of availability, affordability

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 19:05
"I just don't understand how people make it work." Families talk about the struggle to find pre-K across a patchwork of programs.

Buy or Beware - Montgomery County Sentinel

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:30
Buy or Beware  Montgomery County Sentinel

Whether you admit it or not, buying a home is a stressful endeavor. Even if you HAVE purchased a home before, the process can be somewhat nerve-wracking ...

PSEG, union start talks after workers reject contract extension

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 17:13
Union members had rejected a proposed new three-year contract because it contained some givebacks in pension and medical benefits.
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