Long Island Press Wins NY Press Association Awards

The New York Press Association (NYPA) honored the Long Island Press with awards for its coverage of local issues during the trade group’s annual convention in Albany over the weekend.

Leading The Way on Water Quality

Water — our oceans, bays and harbors — are essential to both the local economy and our way of life.

The Gulp of Mexico: Salt & Barrel’s Tiki Cocktail

A twist on tiki cocktails that traditionally call for rum, it was aged in the minds of the mixologists who concocted it at the Bay Shore oyster and craft cocktail bar.

Power List Party Honors Long Island’s Leaders

Four hundred revelers packed The Mansion at Oyster Bay to celebrate the 15th annual Long Island Press Power List honoring the region’s most influential business, nonprofit and political leaders on April 12.

8 Cats, Dogs That Will Fill Your Home With Love

There’s a great group of animals available for adoption this week, so check out these adorable cats and dogs who are ready to go home with you today!

Not In Our Town Photo Contest Winners Announced

Student photographers in northwestern Nassau County took aim at bullying — with their cameras. Pictured here are the 12 winning photos of the anti-hate initiative.

LIRR President Resigns, MTA COO Takes Over

Embattled Long Island Rail Road President Patrick Nowakowski resigned Friday and was replaced by MTA Chief Operating Officer Phil Eng, according to the transit agency. 

Amityville ‘Mini-mansion’ Asks $539,000

This spectacular, gorgeous Colonial on a large piece of property with every option is a must-see "mini mansion" listed for sale in the Village of Amityville.

How To Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

Spend — and most importantly, save and invest — wisely.

Essay Contest Challenges Teens to End Bullying Against Kids With Autism

Long Island high school students are invited to enter an essay contest that aims to combat bullying against people with developmental disabilities.

Runaway Flu: Could A Century-old Enemy Return?

A typical flu kills less than one percent of those infected. The Spanish flu of 1918-1919 killed up to 100 million, including 675,000 Americans — 5 percent of the world’s population.

2 Long Island Hearings Set in NY Probe of Utilities’ Nor’easter Response

New York State officials investigating utilities’ preparedness after four nor’easters last month—some of which left people without power for days—scheduled two public hearings on Long Island to discuss the issue.