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PILOT lands lights, cameras, action in Port Washington

By GREGORY ZELLER // Spoiler alert: Hollywood is coming soon to a Long Island county near you. Actually, pandemics notwithstanding, television and movie production is already thriving on the Island – but you can expect it to gain steam now that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has embraced a $15 million renovation plan that will bring a new film studio to Port Washington. The IDA has issued approvals for a Payment In Lieu Of…


Suffolk IDA signs off on Spectronics Corp. move

By GREGORY ZELLER // One of President Trump’s most vocal corporate-sector critics will keep his international manufacturing business on Long Island, with help from the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency. The IDA has issued preliminary approval of an economic-incentives package that will help Spectronics Corp. relocate to Melville from Westbury, where the manufacturer of ultraviolent and fluorescent-lighting equipment no longer fits comfortably on Brush Hollow Road. Spectronics’ longtime 94,745-square-foot Westbury home is actually too big,…