New Hyde Park

Opposition on board, Senate clears LIRR ‘third track’

By GREGORY ZELLER // Just days into the “summer of hell,” the Metropolitan Transit Authority, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Long Island Rail Road commuters all got some long-awaited good news Tuesday. State Senate Republicans have signed off on public funding for the LIRR’s roughly $2 billion “third track” effort, clearing a last hurdle for the perpetually debated plan to ease a 10-mile bottleneck between Hicksville and the Queens border – a critical pressure point for…


Northwell Completes New Hyde Park Shuffle

Make that the “New Hyde Park-based” Northwell Health system. The formerly Great Neck-based system moved into its new Marcus Avenue space over a three-day haul in mid-May and officially announced the relocation this week. Roughly 300 employees – including executive leadership and Northwell Health’s legal, marketing, communications, managed care and corporate security departments, among others – now fill the 100,000-square-foot space, last occupied by Astoria Bank. The New Hyde Park facility also houses the Northwell…