Hempstead Town Supervisor Race A Close Call; 2 East End Town Sups Unseated

Democratic Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen refused to concede Tuesday's election after Republican challenger Don Clavin declared victory as Gillen wants to have more than 5,000 absentee ballots counted.

Nassau County DA Madeline Singas Declares Victory in Re-election Bid

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Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas declared victory Tuesday in her race for re-election to a second four-year term.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Wins Third Term

Voters elected Democratic Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to a third term Tuesday.

Suffolk GOP May Have Flipped Democratic Legislative Seat In Race Too Close To Call

Suffolk County Legis. William Lindsay III (D-Bohemia) was trailing Republican challenger Anthony Piccirillo by 223 votes Tuesday night, making the race too close to call, according to unofficial returns.

Why Funerals Cost More On Long Island

Premium for passing: Funeral directors break down the high cost of dying in Nassau and Suffolk.

Gorgeous Patchogue Victorian Asks $599,000

This must-see classically restored Queen Anne Victorian oozing with charming historic details and modern updates is listed for sale in the Village of Patchogue.

Flushing Bank Acquiring Empire National Bank

Uniondale-based Flushing Financial Corporation is acquiring Empire Bancorp, Inc., located in Islandia, in a transaction valued at an estimated $111.6 million, the companies announced Oct. 25.

Movers Shakers: New Hires, Promotions

Check out the latest career moves at Long Island businesses.

Supporters Of The Arts Honored in Rockville Centre

The Rockville Centre Guild For The Arts Guiding Lights Gala honored Rockville Centre School District Superintendent William Johnson and Mount Sinai South Nassau President and CEO Richard Murphy at the Atlantic Beach Club on Oct. 19.

Despite Progress, Homelessness and Hunger Persist on Long Island

The dovetailing issues of homelessness and hunger are not going to solve themselves. And thousands more Long Islanders are at risk, studies show.

Long Island’s Aspiring Grandma Moses Has Debut Art Exhibit

Making her art exhibit debut at 82 years young is Posey Heisig, a longtime antique dealer who makes what’s known as assemblages: Sculptures made from items she found while walking around her hometown of Sea Cliff.

YouthBuild Long Island Expands Into Brentwood, Central Islip

United Way of Long Island’s YouthBuild is expanding into Brentwood and Central Islip, where it is recruiting more than 50 young adults to participate in the education and career development program.