Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: Amy Schumer, Juneteenth, And More

Left: Amy Schumer; Right: Hilaria Baldwin (Photo: ©PATRICKMCMULLAN.COM)

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

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


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Dr. Teresa Prendergast (Courtesy Great Neck Public Schools website)

Teresa Prendergast, Superintendent of Great Neck Public Schools, Dies at Age 60

Teresa Prendergast, Great Neck Public Schools district superintendent since 2015, died of a ruptured brain aneurysm on June 10. She was 60.


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Juneteenth Events on Long Island 2023

Celebrate Juneteenth at these celebratory and educational events on Long Island.


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Ralph’s Coffee opened at Americana Manhasset in May.Courtesy Ralph’s Coffee

Ralph’s Coffee Opens at Ralph Lauren Home Store in Manhasset