Top 5 Stories on Long Island Press This Week: Air Quality, Capitol Riot Arrest, And More

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This air quality map shows the severity of dangerous particles in the air for each region.New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Air Quality Advisory Extended Through Thursday on Long Island Following Canadian Wildfires

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an air quality warning for most of the state, including Long Island, due to smoke that has traveled south from Canadian wildfires.


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Long Island Outdoor Movie Nights Summer 2023

Summertime is ideal for free outdoor movies on Long Island. Here’s a schedule of this summer’s outdoor movie screenings.
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Moloney Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Lake RonkonkomaCourtesy Google Maps

Moloney Funeral Homes Responds to Capitol Riot Arrest of Its Co-owner

After Wednesday’s arrest of Peter Moloney, co-owner of Moloney Funeral Homes, for alleged assault and disorderly conduct during the Jan. 6, 2021 Capitol riots, co-owner Dan Moloney has released a statement on behalf of the two men’s funeral home business.



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The Pride flag. (Getty Images)

Pride Month Events on Long Island 2023

Here is a list of Pride Month events on Long Island for everyone to enjoy and attend to learn more about LGBTQ+ issues.



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Violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump try to break through a police barrier on Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington.AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File

New Capitol Riot Arrest on LI: Bayport Funeral Home Owner Charged for Allegedly Spraying Insecticide at Officers

A man from Bayport was arrested Wednesday for allegedly assaulting multiple Capitol police officers during the infamous riots in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 6, 2021.