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New Suffolk County Area Code Will be 934

December 19, 2014
Indie pop-punk darlings The 1975, led by frontman/rumored Taylor Swift squeeze Matt Healy (above), delivered a fiery, emotional set to a sold-out sea of rabid fans at The Paramount in Huntington on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. (Photos by Kafel Benn / Long Island Press)

‘Sex,’ ‘Girls’ & ‘Chocolate’: The 1975 Rock The Paramount in Huntington [Review]

December 19, 2014
From top left: Ajay Carter, Miguel Tormo, Carlos Reyes, Luis Rosas Mendoza and Cesar Romero-Astudillo.

Mexico to Long Island Heroin Pipeline Busted, DA Says

December 18, 2014
Renowned psychic Kim Russo will be at The Boulton Center in Bay Shore this week.

Do This: Long Island Events December 18-24

December 18, 2014


Exclusive: Rep. Steve Israel Files for Divorce 3 Years After Announcement

December 17, 2014
An opponent of Hydraulic Fracturing speaking to about 200 people protesting the gas drilling technique in Long Beach as part of the "Global Frackdown." (Rashed Mian/Long Island Press)

Fracking Banned in New York State

December 17, 2014
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Long Island Pakistanis Mourn Victims of Taliban School Attack

December 17, 2014
Comedian, political satirist and HBO 'Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver.

John Oliver Embraces Long Island at NYCB Theatre in Westbury [REVIEW]

December 16, 2014

James Risen appearing on the American News Project. (Photo: Screenshot via YouTube/American News Project)

NY Times Journalist Subpoenaed But Won’t Have To ID Source

December 16, 2014
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Nassau Repeals School Zone Speed Cameras

December 15, 2014

When Charter Schools Are Nonprofit in Name Only

December 14, 2014
Islip Eric Garner Rally

Long Islanders Rally as Thousands Protest Police Killings in NYC, D.C.

December 13, 2014

Shannan Gilbert

Shannan Gilbert’s Family Seeks Donations for Funeral, 2nd Autopsy

December 13, 2014

No Split for Suffolk with a New Area Code, Regulators Say

December 11, 2014
Aimee Mann

Do This: Long Island Events December 11-17

December 11, 2014
The Cannonball, the Long Island Rail Road's Friday-afternoon train to the Hamptons and Montauk, departed from Penn Station on May 24, 2013 (Photo by MTA).

Op-Ed: The Hamptons—A Place of Last Resort

December 10, 2014

Blues masters J. Geils Band bring their legendary licks and grooves to NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

Get Ready NYCB Theatre at Westbury, J. Geils Band Will Rock!

December 10, 2014

Senate Report Blasts CIA Torture Program Under President Bush

December 9, 2014
Clockwise from top left:  Brett Robinson, Thomas Datre Jr., Ronald Cianciulli, Joseph Montouri Jr., Thomas Datre Sr. and Christopher Grabe.

Ex-Islip Parks Officials Among 6 Charged With Illegal Dumping

December 9, 2014
Long Island is home to more than 100 special districts that tax residents. Elections for those districts are held Tuesday (Image courtesy of Long Island Index).

Tuesday is Election Day for 157 Special Taxing Districts on Long Island

December 9, 2014