Top 5 Stories in Long Island Press This Week: April Fools, Earthquake, and More

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The star purports to show where the earthquake felt across Long Island originated – Tewksbury, New Jersey.
Photo via U.S. Geological Survey

The top 5 stories in the Long Island Press this week include coverage of the earthquake, a recurring April Fools’ story, and more.

Long Island Slowly Drifting Toward Connecticut

The U.S. government released a long-awaited geological report that contains startling news for the New York area.

Earthquake Felt Around Long Island

No, that wasn’t a low-flying helicopter – you just felt an earthquake shake Long Island.

In response to a shooting at a mosque in Philadelphia, Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman has announced increased patrols around mosques in Nassau County.

Calling all adventurous eaters: Long Island Restaurant Week is back!

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Politicians, Advocates Blast Nassau Executive’s ‘Militia’ Plan

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Legislator Seth Koslow (D-Merrick) speaks at a rally criticizing Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman’s recent provisional special deputy sheriff program.Long Island Press Photo

“No militia, no way!” was a recurring chant outside Nassau County’s Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building on Monday, when local politicians and advocates joined forces to criticize Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman’s recently introduced Provisional Special Deputy program.

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