Top 5 New Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Suffolk Trails, Billy Joel’s House, And More

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Suffolk Launches ‘Transit to Trails’ Map Initiative

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Republican Doctor Who Stepped Aside for Santos in ‘22 Will Run Against Him in ‘24

Harvey Manes, a Republican doctor from Plainview, has entered the race to unseat Rep. George Santos (R-Nassau/Queens) in New York’s 3rd Congressional District.

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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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Former Queens NYPD Officer from East Islip Gets 33 Months in Prison for Tow Company Bribery Scheme

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Billy Joel has listed his 26-acre Centre Island estate on the market.