Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Macy Egeland, Casino Protest, And More

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Macy Egeland
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News Anchor Macy Egeland Leaves News 12 Long Island

Morning news anchor Macy Egeland has left News 12 Long Island, the reporter announced on Saturday.


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Glass jar full of recreational marijuana for sale at a market (Getty Images).

NY Adds Another 23 Pot Shops to Long Island, Where None Have Opened Yet

Nearly two dozen more recreational marijuana dispensaries have been approved for Long Island, increasing the total number of such businesses from 40 to 63 — but none have opened since the first licenses were issued in November.


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5 Mind-Blowing Facts About Long Island That Will Blow Your Mind

Prepare to have your mind so thoroughly blown by these insane facts about Long Island that it will completely change the way you think about the region for the rest of your life.

Residents protest the proposed Sands casino in Nassau County on April 3, 2023.Photo by Briana Bonfiglio

Village Officials Join Residents in Protest of Nassau Casino Proposal

About 50 Nassau County residents, along with elected officials of villages in the county, rallied in front of the Nassau legislative building on Monday against the proposed Las Vegas Sands casino project.


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Micky Dolenz, of the Monkees, Lights Up The Paramount in Huntington April 11

Micky Dolenz brings his 2023 tour to The Paramount on April 11 celebrating the Monkees’ third consecutive No. 1 album, Headquarters, plus all their great hits.