Comment Period on Biden’s Workplace Vaccine Rule Extended 45 Days

The Biden administration on Tuesday extended the comment period on its sweeping workplace Covid-19 vaccine rule by 45 days as it seeks feedback from various stakeholders including private employers on whether a recently issued emergency temporary standard should become a permanent rule.

Something to Wine About: 2015 McCall Cabernet Franc

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As the temperatures continue to fall, and sweater weather turns to jacket weather, Long Island red wines become something to truly look forward to. One such red is the 2015 McCall Cabernet Franc from North Ridge Vineyard.

Hofstra Professor Competes in Jeopardy! Tournament Airing Dec. 8

Dr. Lisa Dresner, a Hofstra University professor, will compete on Jeopardy! on Dec. 8.

Holiday Hop Bar Crawl Comes to Downtown Riverhead This Friday

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A new, multicultural bar crawl is set to kick off in downtown Riverhead on Friday, Dec. 3.

AG James Releases Video Tape of Cuomo Investigation Interview

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State Attorney General Letitia James released a new trove of documents Monday from her office’s blockbuster sexual harassment investigation into sexual harassment allegations against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, including hours of video recordings of his interview with investigators.

How to Create Home Entertainment Spaces to ‘Wow’ Your Holiday Guests

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Whether your holiday colors are red and green or blue and silver, celebrate this season of joy in style.

Grand Tudor Estate in Great Neck Asks $6.9M

A grand tudor home estate with many luxurious amenities is listed for sale in Great Neck.

New übergeek Beer Helps NY Marine Rescue Center Save Endangered Sea Turtles

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Riverhead’s übergeek Brewing Co. has partnered with the New York Marine Rescue Center (NYMRC) to create “i never asked to be here,” a brand new, limited-run winter warmer ale that supports the non-profit organization’s mission, with a special focus on the plight of cold stunned sea turtles on the East End.

Suozzi Announces Official Run for Governor, Turns Down Deputy Mayor Position

Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) announced Monday at a virtual press conference that he is officially running for governor in 2022, and he believes that every job he has had leads up to championing the executive branch of New York State.

Biden Warns Against Omicron Panic, Pledges No New Lockdowns

President Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday not to panic about the new Covid-19 Omicron variant and said the United States was working with pharmaceutical companies to make contingency plans if new vaccines were needed.

Paule Pachter, CEO of Long Island Cares, Offers His Food For Thought

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For nearly 14 years, Paule Pachter has been the CEO of Long Island Cares, which operates the Harry Chapin Food Bank.

NY Braces for Omicron Variant Arrival As Covid Cases Rise Across State

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New York State health officials braced for the likely arrival of the new Covid-19 variant known as Omicron over the weekend as cases were detected in Africa, Europe, and Asia.