Long Island

Suffolk Prepares For Next Big Storm, With Sandy Top Of Mind

May 3, 2018
Matthew Schuerman / WNYC

It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy, and there are still people who have not recovered.

23-Year-Old LI Brownfield To Be Rehabbed By Developer

Apr 25, 2018
Rebekah Sherry / WSHU

On Long Island, Suffolk County has sold the abandoned Hubbard Power and Light plant in Bay Shore. The County had been paying taxes on the property since 1996. 

Craig Ruttle / AP

The Long Island Power Authority wants to reduce the property taxes it pays on four Long Island power plants. However, that doesn’t mean customers would see immediate savings on their energy bills.

Jay Shah / WSHU

A new partnership between Suffolk County and local schools will set up a recycling program to encourage students to be more environmentally friendly and to encourage students to form environmentally sound habits early on.

Report: Metro-North Beats LIRR In Efficiency

Apr 19, 2018
John Minchillo / AP

A report from the Citizens Budget Commission, or CBC, that compares Metro-North Railroad to the Long Island Rail Road has shown that Metro-North is significantly more efficient than the LIRR.