Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Miss Long Island Crowned, Pot Crop Jeopardized, New Eats and More

Miss Long Island
Lianne Webb was crowned Miss Long Island 2023 (J & L Dream Productions, Inc.)

Baldwin Woman Crowned Miss Long Island 2023

A Baldwin woman was crowned Miss Long Island 2023 during the Nov. 20 beauty pageant at the Madison Theatre at Molloy University in Rockville Centre.

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Contactless delivery became increasingly popular during the pandemic. (Getty Images)

Why I Won’t Use Contactless Delivery Ever Again

OpEd: The universe served up a hard-taught unexpected lesson so obvious, so startling, and one that will not soon be forgotten, right to the editor’s front door: Do not trust contactless delivery. Ever.

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What is The Best Restaurant on Long Island?

What’s great about living on Long Island is that there are so many restaurants to choose from, but what is the best restaurant on Long Island? Find out in this week’s spotlight on 2022 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners!

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State: NY’s First Marijuana Crop Jeopardized by Court Fight

A court fight that has prevented New York from awarding marijuana dispensary licenses in some parts of the state could wind up hurting small farms that just harvested their first cannabis crop, officials warned a judge Tuesday.

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Pork al pastor tacos at Tulum Tacos & TequilaChristina Kamel

3 New Restaurants to Try on Long Island

Local dining scene additions include Master Grill in Massapequa, Wayward Kitchen & Cocktails in Sayville and Tulum Tacos in Mineola.

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