How a Long Island High School Student is Helping Small Businesses

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While residents can support a business by being customers, one Long Island high school student is doing more — raising funds.

Advocates Accuse Islip of Gerrymandering New Town Council Districts

Advocates are calling on the Town of Islip to be more equitable in how town leaders follow a federal court order to carve up the municipality into council districts to revolve a voting discrimination lawsuit.

Long Island Chefs Compete on Great Food Truck Race Episode Airing Sunday

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Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race is back for another season, this time featuring a team of three Long Island natives Kate Wurtzel, Harry Poole, and April Nothdurft. 

Cuomo Hires Defense Attorney in Nursing Home Probe

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has retained a prominent white-collar criminal defense lawyer to represent his office in a federal investigation into the state's misreporting of Covid-19 deaths among nursing home residents, a spokesman said on Monday.

Regal Upper Brookville Mansion Asks $6.8M

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A regal, grand-classical brick mansion on a more than-5-acre estate is listed for sale in Upper Brookville.

Stony Brook Researchers Unveil Tech for Newer, Cleaner Septic Systems

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The Center for Clean Water Technology (CCWT) at Stony Brook University revealed on Friday that its updated septic system that treats wastewater could be available for installation throughout Suffolk County as soon as June 2022.

How Feds Say 2 Long Islanders Helped Jeffrey Epstein Run a Sex Trafficking Ring

Two Long Islanders who are the executors of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s $634 million estate used a New York-based immigration attorney while forcing marriages on some of the late financier’s alleged international sex trafficking ring victims, federal authorities say.

People’s United to Merge with M&T Bank in $7B Deal

Buffalo-based M&T Bank Corporation will buy Connecticut-based People’s United Financial, which together have 81 locations on Long Island, for $7.6 billion in an all-stock deal, the companies announced last week.

New Veterinary Clinic, Bond Vet, Opens in Garden City

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Bond Vet, a new urgent care veterinary clinic, opened Monday in Garden City, offering a treatment option for pets who need treatment sooner than a traditional vet may be available, but don’t need an animal hospital. 

Legal Planning For Children With Special Needs

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As a child with special needs approaches age 18, families must prepare for continued decision-making for that child and secure legal authority to do so.

NY AG to Oversee Cuomo Sexual Misconduct Probe

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office cleared the way on Sunday for an independent attorney with subpoena powers to investigate allegations against him of sexual misconduct.

OpEd: How Local Governments Can End Housing Discrimination on Long Island

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The federal and New York State governments have started the new year by taking promising steps toward ending housing discrimination. Now we need local governments on Long Island, one of the nation’s 10 most racially segregated metropolitan regions, to be part of this effort.