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Long Island, Virginia is located in Campbell County. Zip codes in Long Island, VA include 24569. The median home price in Long Island is $157,900.

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10 hrs ago | Newsday

Volunteer Angela Reich learns at the lighthouse

Angela Reich, a retired teacher who lives in Brightwaters, has gotten an education in Long Island's maritime history since becoming a lighthouse volunteer in the summer of 2013.

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14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

A hip new restaurant opens in Long Island's Port Jefferson Village

As a transplanted Long Islander now living in Los Angeles, it's always interesting to hear about what's happening in my home area, especially hip new restaurants which were rare when we lived there.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newsday

Mo Cassara, Elisa DiStefano to host Sneakers & Sandals Beach Ball benefiting Long Island Cares

Elisa DiStefano and Mo Cassara at last year's Sneakers & Sandals Beach Ball in Point Lookout.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

New York Daily News

DONOHUE: LIRR workers do better, but not as well as commuters, in tentative contract deal

Head negotiator for the Long Island Railroad Union's Anthony Simon , New York Governor Andrew Cuomo , and MTA Chairman, Thomas Prendergast , shake hands after a press conference announcing a tentative deal averting a strike July 17. Forget the A train.

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Patch.com

Social: Common LIRR Gripes from Long Islanders

From high fares to late trains, rude commuters to cleanliness, Long Island Rail Road riders have plenty of gripes.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Newsday

Cuomo a 'closer' in LIRR talks, as widely predicted weeks ago

From left to right: Lead Long Island Rail Road union negotiator Anthony Simon, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast announce a tentative deal in Manhattan averting a LIRR strike, on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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New York Post

MTA to riders: go to hell-IRR

For weeks, the MTA has been psychologically torturing Long Islanders - pretending they were about to endure a railroad strike only to let Gov. Cuomo "save them" from that fate Thursday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

News12.com

Long Island Rail Road unions reach deal with MTA to avoid strike

"It's my pleasure to announce today that we have settled a four-year dispute dealing with the Long Island Rail Road labor unions," Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who personally guided the negotiations in the closing hours, announced.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Jersey Journal

NJ Transit says LIRR strike would not disrupt service at New York Penn Station

NJ Transit, which shares New York Penn Station with the Long Island Railroad, said there would not be any service disruption if LIRR make good on a threat to strike as soon as Sunday.

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LongIsland.com

Nassau County to Host a Candleight Vigil and Memorial for Tommy...

July 16, 2014 - Nassau County Legislator Dennis Dunne, Sr. will joins fans and friends as they host a candlelight vigil and Memorial Tribute to Tommy Ramone and his band, the Ramones, who fired up audiences around the world for generations with their sound and lyrics, and were named to Rolling Stone magazine's "100 Greatest Artists of All Time," ... (more)

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LongIsland.com

PSEG Long Island's Customer Satisfaction Score On the Rise In J.D. Power Survey

July 16th, 2014 - PSEG Long Island has shown a marked improvement in overall residential customer satisfaction since taking over the management of Long Island's electric transmission and distribution system in January of this year, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM, released today.

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Newsday

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo: 'We must do everything we can' to prevent LIRR strike

A day after saying a strike by LIRR workers would not be a disaster, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday, July 16, 2014, that "we must do everything we can" to prevent a strike that would hold Long Islanders hostage and damage the regional economy.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

LongIsland.com

Long Island's Best Summer Fun & Local Weekend Entertainment for July 12th, 2014

WashClub Long Island makes laundry and dry cleaning simple and quick. In less than 60-seconds, schedule a free pick up with WashClub and one of our drivers will pick up and deliver your laundry and dry cleaning to your door within 24-hours.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Newsday

Cuomo, de Blasio meet over possible LIRR strike

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo briefed Mayor Bill de Blasio on the details of a possible LIRR strike and the two discussed contingency plans at a meeting in New York City on Friday, officials from both administrations said.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Dustin Shaver

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office issued a release stating that 15-year-old Dustin Shaver, of the Long Island community, went missing during the morning hours on July 7 from a home located in Hurt, Va.

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LongIsland.com

Upcoming Long Island Film Festivals

Forget Sundance! There are tons of film festivals right here on Long Island that are sure to please local cinephiles.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

New York Post

LIRR union chief privately boasts over potential strike

The union honcho leading the Long Island Rail Road negotiations with the MTA loudly boasted on Friday how he's ready to order up a strike beginning July 20 that would strand hundreds of thousands of commuters.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Mass Transit

NY: Cuomo Signals He'll Stay Out of LIRR-MTA Contract Dispute

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signaled Monday that he is not stepping into the contract fight between the MTA and the unions representing 5,400 Long Island Rail Road workers, saying Congress is better suited to break the stalemate if a strike occurs in less than two weeks.

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Mass Transit

NY: One-Stop State Strike Site Urged for LIRR Riders

The Long Island Rail Road's commuter watchdog group Monday called on state officials to work with all levels of government to create a clearinghouse for rider information in the event of an LIRR stoppage, including through a "strike app."

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Long Island Business News

Law named to casino location board

The state's casino-location review board now counts two Long Islanders among its ranks, despite no chance that the region will host a full-blown casino anytime soon.

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