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Mastic Beach Votes to Dissolve, Making it Third-Shortest-Lived Village in NY

Mastic Beach residents voted Wednesday to dissolve their fledgling village just six years after they voted to incorporate—making it the third shortest-lived village in recent New York State history, records show.

Miller, D’Urso Win Open Assembly Seats on Long Island

The other 20 state Assembly members that represent Long Island all won re-election—ensuring Democrats retained their supermajority in the 150-member chamber.

Long Island State Legislative Primary Results

John DeVito, a 25-year-old law student from Mastic Beach, won a three-way Democratic primary Tuesday, earning a spot on general election ballots to challenge freshman New York State Sen. Tom Croci (R-Sayville), according to unofficial results from the board of elections. That race was one of five Democratic primaries for state Legislative seats on Long Island. In the other four—two state Assembly seats each for Nassau and Suffolk counties—challengers were unsuccessful against three incumbents and a party nominee to fill a vacancy.

Long Island Primary Voters Guide 2016

Registered Democratic voters will cast their ballots Tuesday in five Long Island primary races that will decide which New York State legislative candidates are among the choices on Election Day. The match-ups include a three-way Democratic primary in the lone LI state Senate race on September ballots and four primaries in local state Assembly races—two in Suffolk County and two in Nassau.

Body of Missing Atlantic Beach Man Found Off Jones Beach Inlet

A spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard said a private fishing boat alerted Nassau County police at 6 a.m., who then contacted the Coast Guard.

13 Movies Filmed on Long Island That Won Oscars

From The Godfather to Citizen Kane, here's a recap of flicks shot locally that won Academy Awards.

New York 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

The Compassionate Care Act, once signed into law, would allow health practitioners to prescribe marijuana to patients with cancer or other life-threatening conditions by the end of next year—but no smoking.

Nassau Makes Case for FEMA Funds to Improve Bay Park Plant

The county is seeking $690 million to construct an ocean outfall pipe.

Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg to Retire

His 12th and final term will end on his 81st birthday on New Year's Eve.

Atlantic Beach Shark Sightings Likely Harmless Basking Sharks

A local marine biologist who saw photos of the shark fin believes that is was a plankton-eating basking shark.
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