Hartz Breaks Ground on Melville Property

Officials broke ground Friday on the Hartz Mountain Industries distribution site in Melville. Hartz bought the 53-acre former Newsday site in October 2018 for $54.5 million and plans two buildings on the site. The property at 235 Pinelawn Road is the company’s first project on Read More …

Report: ‘Credit Negative’ Assessment on Northport Schools

Updated: A report from Moody’s Investor Service is warning that the closing of the Northport Middle School could drive down property values, Newsday wrote Monday. And with a possible negative decision in the LIPA tax challenge, Newsday quoted Moody’s as saying property taxes could simultaneously Read More …

Newsday Investigation Finds Extensive Housing Discrimination

An extensive Newsday investigation has found evidence of widespread discrimination in the real estate market against members of minority communities. Read More …

Board Postpones Decision on Hartz Plans for Newsday Site

The Zoning Board of Appeals has postponed a decision on several requests by Hartz Mountain Industries for its proposals for the property currently occupied by Newsday. At its meeting Aug.8, real estate attorney Keith P. Brown and other representatives of Hartz outlined requests for parking, Read More …

Op-Ed: Newsday’s Editorial on LIPA Is Flat-Out Wrong

The Newsday Editorial Board recently published a piece titled “LIPA Legislation in Albany Won’t Save Local Taxpayers” that attacked Senator Gaughran’s legislation (S5512A) to prevent LIPA from recovering any back taxes from Huntington, which passed the Senate unanimously last month and is now being pushed Read More …

Buyer Plans to Raze Newsday Building

A top executive of Hartz Mountain Industries Inc., said Wednesday that it will raze the building that currently houses Newsday and its closed printing plant. Gus Milano, Hartz president and COO, speaking at a  Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island panel discussion on the Read More …

Report: Jersey Developer Buying Newsday Building

Long Island Business News reported Friday that  a New Jersey-based industrial developer will buy the 48.5-acre site housing Newsday. The newspaper has occupied the site since 1979. Hartz Mountain Industries,was the high bidder for the property owned by the Tribune Media Company, beating out a handful Read More …

Hiring: Stock Clerk, Financial Planner

Companies are hiring in the Huntington area. If you’re looking for a job, here are a few opportunities. Henry Schein Associate Manager, Compliance Position is responsible for managing compliance processes, including the preparation, communication, implementation and monitoring of adherence to, policies and standards to promote Read More …

Newsday Joins Response to Attacks on Press

Newsday is one of more than 350 newspapers publishing editorials Thursday on the Trump administration’s attacks on the press. The campaign was initiated by the Boston Globe, which wrote, “We propose to publish an editorial on August 16 on the dangers of the administration’s assault Read More …

Man Killed in Centerport Crash

A man was killed when his car struck a tree in Centerport, Newsday reported Wednesday. The crash occurred at Stony Hollow Road on Route 25A, which curves sharply at that point. Newsday identified the victim as William Hunter, 60, of Centerport. Hunter was taken by Read More …

Newsday Continues Layoffs

Newsday is continuing a series of layoffs as the paper shifts its printing operations and prepares to move out of its headquarters on Pinelawn Road in Melville. Workers in such categories as press operation, pre-press and distribution are seeing their jobs disappear. Some workers are Read More …