Driven by short supply, the median price of a home sold in Nassau County rose to 3,500 in January, 6 percent above the price in January 2017, while the Suffolk price increased 5.9 percent to 9,000.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.
The overall unemployment rate on Long Island for May 2017 rose to 3.9 percent, up 0.2 percentage points from where it was a year earlier, according to data from the state.
Lindenhurst jumped up to 4.5% from 3.8% in May 2016. A list of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants registered with New York State’s medical marijuana program includes 42 practitioners in Nassau, 31 in Suffolk.
More than 1,800 students entered the competition, formerly run by Intel. The program distributes $714 million, including more than $26 million on Long Island.
Nassau County ranks seventh in the state and Suffolk is 13th for the incidence of breast cancer, according to age-adjusted rates from the state Health Department for 2010-2014, the latest years available.
New York State offers Regents exams in 10 subjects, and in recent years has added versions of four of those tests based on the Common Core standards.
Here are the results of all tests for Long Island public school districts and individual schools from 2012 to 2016.Here are the top 100 books in each county along with circulation numbers for each.The short-term federal funds rate, which the Federal Reserve has raised to 0.75 percent, can influence rates on longer term loans such as mortgages, but the effects are indirect and not always immediate.That is a decrease from last year, when 18 of 59 stresses school districts in New York State were on Long Island.In the biggest year-over-year gain since 2006, the median Long Island home price, not counting the East End, went up 6.6 percent in the final quarter of 2017 compared to prices from the same period a year earlier.The overall unemployment rate on Long Island for September 2017 was 4.2 percent in September 2017, down 0.1 of a percentage point from where it was a year earlier, according to data from the state’s Department of Labor.