College-bound students have a growing number of rankings to consult, many of them based on data collected and distributed by the federal government.
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.The median price for a home sold in Nassau County rose to 5,000 in July, up 9.8 percent over the prices in July 2016, according to the Multiple Listing Service.The price rose 5.8 percent in Suffolk County to 5,000.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.Nearly 250,000 teachers and administrators statewide, excluding in New York City, were paid ,423,903,434.74 during the 2015-2016 school year, an average of ,205 per member of the retirement system.Major party candidates for Congress on Long Island have reported raising more than million in individual contributions in the current election cycle, according to data on file at the Federal Election Commission.There are more than 100 current or former elected office holders, high-level appointees and political club leaders with government jobs in Nassau County who have had at least one family member on a public payroll since 2015. More than 150,000 retired educators in the state were eligible to be paid collectively more than 8 million a month during the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017, according to data from the state's Teacher Retirement System.Long Island school districts spent more than an estimated million on cleanup, repairs and renovations to schools from damage caused by superstorm Sandy, which struck Long Island on Oct. Former Long Island teachers and administrators are receiving 18 of the 20 highest pensions in the state.Long Island home prices rose in the last three months of 2016, not counting the East End, according to a new report by the brokerage Douglas Elliman and the Manhattan-based appraisal firm Miller Samuel.