Top 5 News Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Weed Dispensary, Superintendent Dies, And More

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Long Island’s First Legal Recreational Weed Dispensary to Open in East Farmingdale This Month


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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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Amy Schumer Reignites Feud With Hilaria Baldwin in Her New Netflix Special

Comedian Amy Schumer has reopened a feud between her and Hilaria Baldwin, the wife of actor Alec Baldwin, who lives in Amagansett. Schumer claims in her new Netflix special, Emergency Contact which aired on June 13, that Baldwin is “a sociopath” for lying about her Spanish heritage.

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OpEd: Why Ronkonkoma Midway’s Convention Center Makes Cents

Experts estimate that Long Island loses $35 million a year in event revenue because we don’t have a convention center. Businesses in places like Islandia, Melville, Deer Park, Farmingdale, Hauppauge and Bohemia — dynamic business centers that would rather stay local—have no choice but to go to the Javits Center.