Hofstra University campus prepares for tonight’s presidential debate

Hofstra University campus prepares for tonight’s presidential debate There is an electric feeling on the Hofstra University campus as everyone heads into the final stretch when Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will go head-to-head inside Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex. “When I found out this was going on, I almost threw my boyfriend’s phone, because …

New York Area Fireworks

New York Area Fireworks for 4th of July Below is a list of many of the fireworks displays scheduled in the New York City area through the Fourth of July weekend. We continue to add to this list. If your community is having a fireworks display and is not on this list, please fill out the …

Raising the Retirement Age for Disability Will Only Benefit the Affluent

Raising the Retirement Age for Disability Will Only Benefit the Affluent The recent bipartisan budget deal passed by President Obama in November 2015 shifted payroll tax revenue from the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) to the Disability Insurance. The transferring between the two funds will only maintain solvency until 2034. During an election season, there …

Mangano Announces Free, Family-Friendly International Music Nights at Lakeside Theatre

Mangano Announces Free, Family-Friendly International Music Nights at Lakeside Theatre Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County Parks’ International Music Nights Concert Series will kick off this year on Sunday, June 12th at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. The International Music Nights Concert Series provides residents an opportunity …

Nassau County to Announce Zika Action, Mosquito Trapping & Surveillance Plan

Nassau County to Announce Zika Action, Mosquito Trapping & Surveillance Plan Mineola, NY – With the 2016 Mosquito Season underway and more people travelling to and from Central America, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein will announce a Zika Action, Mosquito Trapping and Surveillance Plan. Officials from Nassau …

Canada faces hot weather, winds in battle against wildfire

Canada faces hot weather, winds in battle against wildfire Firefighters were preparing to tackle hot weather and gusting winds on Wednesday as they battled a massive wildfire raging near Fort McMurray, Alberta, that threatens oil sands facilities and work camps north of the city. The fire forced the evacuation of thousands of workers on Tuesday, …

If trend stands, consumer stocks to boost market

If trend stands, consumer stocks to boost market The U.S. stock market could get a shot in the arm next week as consumer-facing companies report earnings in a season in which the sector has so far been the overachiever. First-quarter earnings are winding down and the consumer discretionary components of the S&P 500 are the …

Americas, Asia do what OPEC wouldn’t: cut oil production

Americas, Asia do what OPEC wouldn’t: cut oil production Wildfires in Canada. Instability in Venezuela. Stalling U.S. frackers. Drops in oil output are happening so fast that it looks as if the Americas alone could resolve global oversupply. The 70 percent oil price slide LCOc1 CLc1 between 2014 and early 2016 has been pegged to …