Connetquot Schools’ Pride Flag Ban Sparks State Investigation
Gov. Kathy Hochul has ordered a human rights investigation of the Connetquot School District after a Connetquot High School teacher was told to take down a Progress Pride flag in her classroom, according to the governor’s office.
2 Shot Outside Zeldin’s Shirley Home
Two people were shot Sunday outside the Shirley home of U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin, the Republican gubernatorial candidate trying to unseat Gov. Kathy Hochul, according to police and the congressman’s campaign.
Haunted House of Hamburgers to Open Oct. 25
A brand-new, Halloween-themed restaurant on Long Island will open almost a week before the spooky holiday this year – and stay open all year round.
Man Sailing Solo to Florida Reported Missing Off Long Island
Authorities are searching for a 22-year-old Colorado man who was last seen off the coast of Long Island while documenting on social media his solo sailing trip from Massachusetts to Florida.
Smithtown Woman Had $40M in Counterfeit Merchandise, Cops Say
A Smithtown woman was arrested after Nassau County police said investigators found $40 million worth of counterfeit fashion accessories that she sold to customers across the nation from her Plainview store.