Long Island is home to 46 of the 300 high school students nationwide who reached the scholars level of the Regeneron Science Talent Search for 2018. Cuomo’s proposed budget, direct aid to municipalities would remain unchanged for the seventh straight year.More than 1,800 students entered the competition, formerly run by Intel. The program distributes 4 million, including more than million on Long Island.That is a decrease from last year, when 18 of 59 stresses school districts in New York State were on Long Island.The overall unemployment rate on Long Island for December 2017 rose to 4.2 percent, 0.3 percentage points above where it was in December 2016, with the largest increases coming in Brookhaven and Riverhead towns.The United States runs a deficit or surplus with its trading partners around the world that shifts from year to year.Here are the balances with 19 countries of groups since 1999, in billions of dollars.More than a year after the bankruptcy of A&P led to the closing, sale or auction of 51 stores on Long Island, 16 of the shops are still vacant, with plans for three of them pending. Here are the details for the 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.Here is the status of the stores: New York was one of eight states to lose population in the year ending July 1, 2016, according to the U. Eight of the ten Long Island affiliated companies that received ,000 each from the Accelerate Long Island Seed Fund, that was then matched by the Long Island Emerging Technology Fund, went on to receive an additional .7 million in investment in recent years, although not evenly, according to data compiled by Newsday reporter James T. Nearly 68,000 students graduated from Long Island public schools last year.
The state recorded 273 new laboratory-confirmed cases of flu on Long Island for the week ending March 24, a 15.7 percent decrease from a week earlier and an 88.7 percent decrease from the peak five weeks ago.Long Island's Top 50 publicly traded companies collectively made .2 billion in sales in 2017 and saw profits of .4 billion, according to data collected from the Securities and Exchange Commission.Four hundred and seventy two executives from the city’s Top 100 publicly traded companies were paid more than .9 billion last year, according to U. Securities and Exchange Commission filings for fiscal 2017.See district-level voting results for dozens of elections held on Long Island in November 2017, along with the results of elections in previous years.You can type in your address or click on any district.Here are the compensation details for those executives, current as of May 22, 2018 The information was collected by S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides financial data, research and analytics.One hundred and ninety eight top executives at 48 or Long Island's Top 50 publicly traded companies were paid more than 2 million last year, according to U. Securities and Exchange Commission filings for fiscal 2017.The information, collected by S&P Global Market Intelligence, is current for companies as of May 31, 2018, and is based on filings with the U. The total, non-farm job count on Long Island rose 21,000 to more than 1.35 million in April 2018 compared with the same month a year earlier, according to the state Labor Department.Sectors leading the gains were: trade, transportation, and utilities up 8,100; leisure and hospitality, up 4,000; professional and business services, up 3,200, education and health services, up 2,700; construction, natural resources and mining, up 2,700, and the government sector, which was up 1,600 jobs over the year.Each row lists a job description, and the next-to-last column lists the total pay for all positions held by each individual, so that figure will repeat for as many lines as the individual has positions.Total pay can include more than the other pay categories listed.More than 91.974 Long Island public school students in grades 3-8 opted out of taking the state English Language Arts during the week of April 9, 2018, according to data gathered from all but nine individual districts.The median Nassau County home price was up 8 percent in March 2018, selling for 5,000, according to the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island.Long Island authorities reported issuing 70,199 active handgun permits as of late 2017 and early 2018, a 5.6 percent increase over the numbers they reported in July 2016.