Tag: Long Island

Immigrants Express Post-Election Anxiety & Fear At Community Forum

Dozens of parents told a panel of elected officials, lawyers and religious leaders that children, especially Hispanic students, are hesitant to go to school out of fear that immigration agents will pick them up.

Report: Foster Care Agencies Failed Suffolk Child Sex Abuse Victims

A Suffolk County grand jury has issued an investigative report blasting the foster care system for failing to protect seven children placed with a man accused of sexually abusing them.

Machete-Wielding Robber Hit 2 Shops in 20 Minutes, Cops Say

A masked robber armed with a machete held up an ice cream store after about 20 minutes after he unsuccessfully tried to stick up a doughnut shop about five miles away, Nassau County police said.

Powerful Documentary 13th to be Screened at Cinema Arts Centre in...

For those who don’t have access to Netflix but have been meaning to check out the streaming service’s powerful documentary “13th,” you’re in luck.

Report: Number of U.S. Hate Groups Rose for Second Consecutive Year

The number of hate groups in the United States increased for the second consecutive year—a rise partly attributed to “radical right” groups emboldened by President Donald Trump’s candidacy, according to a recent report.

Russian Spy Ship Spotted Off Coast of Long Island, Reports Say

A Russian spy ship was reportedly spotted lingering in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Montauk Point on Wednesday, although opinions differed on whether it was a cause for significant concern.

Kiosks To Solve LIE Rest Stop Legal Questions, Feds Say

Self-checkout kiosks will replace cashiers at the new Long Island Expressway rest stop store in Dix Hills to resolve issues about the legality of the sales,

First Valentine In The Country Given On Long Island

British Commander Lt. Col. John Graves Simcoe, while occupying Oyster Bay's Raynham Hall, sent love poems to Sarah Townsend, perhaps the very first Valentine in the country.

Last-Minute, Out-of-the-Ordinary Valentine’s Day Events On Long Island

There are plenty of last-minute, out-of-the-ordinary Valentine's Day events all across Long Island! Here's a guide!

NOAA Addresses Beached Whale Response Plans on Long Island

Federal officials conceded during a recent community meeting that they could have done a better job responding to a humpback whale that was euthanized after getting stranded in Moriches Bay last fall.
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