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Trio of new elevators part of third-track project in Floral Park

By | Floral Park Parking Re-Surfacing, Floral Park Station, Floral Park Substation

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is building three new elevators and a sound-retaining wall at the Floral Park Long Island Rail Road station, and village residents got a sneak peek of the plans. During a special meeting last Wednesday, officials with the construction company that is building the third track shared…

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EPA Selects Long Island Communities to Receive $565,000 in Brownfield Grants

By | Press Release

New York, NY – April 26, 2018 – North Hempstead and Southampton, New York are among 144 communities selected for Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup grants. The two grants totaling $565,000 will provide the communities with funding to assess, clean up, and redevelop underutilized properties while protecting public health and…

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Mineola village among ‘healthiest housing markets’ in NY

By | Main Street Grade Crossing, Mineola Harrison Avenue Parking Structure, Mineola Main Street Parking, Mineola Station, Mineola Substation, Willis Avenue Grade Crossing

Mineola is considered one of the healthiest housing markets in New York State, according to a new study by SmartAsset, a Manhattan-based financial technology company. The study ranked nearly 160 of the state’s communities on the health of their housing markets by looking at the average number of years residents…

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