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Suffolk Pols OK 5-cent Shopping Bag Fee

Suffolk County lawmakers approved a 5-cent fee on single-use paper and plastic bags in a measure intended to encourage the use of reusable bags when shoppers make purchases at local stores. Legislators passed the bill Wednesday by a vote of 13-4 and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signaled his intent to sign the bill into law. Retailers that fail to collect the nickel would be subject to a $500 fine, once the law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

43 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids On Long Island

Growing up on Long Island, many children enjoy spending time at the beach, but since kids tend to get bored quickly, they are often looking for new and exciting things to do. For parents, keeping their kids entertained—and not by just letting them waste their days playing video games or watching TV—can be a full-time job. But since parents and kids often disagree about what constitutes fun, here are some ideas for family friendly things to do on Long Island.

Anderson Cooper Appearance Packs Huntington Book Revue

His book, The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss, debuted April 5 at No. 1 on The New York Times best-selling list. The memoir, based on correspondence between Cooper and his fashion designer mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, was released the same week as the touching HBO documentary exploring the same theme, Nothing Left Unsaid: Gloria Vanderbilt and Anderson Cooper.

Suffolk Exec Vetoes County Ban on Drones With Cameras

A revised version of the bill is expected to focus on public safety rather than privacy.

Long Island Drone Sightings Rise as Regulations Debate Takes Off

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

Suffolk Pols OK Ban on Drones With Cameras

Lawmakers said the ban is intended to protect county facilities and beachgoers from violations of their privacy.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 2 – 8

The Beach Boys hit East Hampton, Mike Birbiglia cracks up Westhampton Beach, two LI venues carry the telecast of the Grateful Dead's last concert, plus much, much more amazin' gigs and events all this week!

Exclusive: The Strange Case of Long Island’s Stolen Mummy Head

The case got no news coverage but easily ranks as one of the weirdest, most macabre thefts in recent memory on Long Island.

Suffolk Pols Back NY School Bus Stop Arm Camera Bill

Footage from a pilot program prompted a push for a state bill to legalize a program similar to red light cameras.

Long Island Valentine’s Day 2015 Events

LI is home to a host of unique events for those looking to do something different with their dates this weekend.
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