AbbVie Settles Long Island Opioid Case for $200M as Trial Winds Down

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AbbVie Inc agreed to pay $200 million to settle claims by New York that its Allergan unit helped fuel an epidemic of opioid addiction in the state, shortly before jurors heard closing arguments from remaining defendant Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in a trial that has lasted more than five months.

Hochul Adds $2M to Help Afghan Refugees Resettle in NY

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Gov. Kathy Hochul is dedicating $2 million additional state funds to help Afghan refugees resettle in New York State, she announced Tuesday.

The Cooperage Inn Opens NoFo Pot Pies To-Go Window

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NoFo Pot Pies, the brainchild of Jonathan Perkins, who owns the Cooperage Inn with his wife Rene, takes the same pot pies that customers have enjoyed for decades, and allows patrons to take them to-go.

Ex-Hempstead Public Safety Commissioner Charged With Misconduct

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The Town of Hempstead's former Commissioner of Public Safety was arrested on charges he instructed a subordinate to void a ticket that a town colleague's family member received in 2018, Nassau County prosecutors said.

Family-friendly Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteering is a great way for families to spend time together.

What is The Best Chocolatier on Long Island?

Chocolatiers put a spin on the delicious treat by molding and forming it into anything they can imagine, but which is the best chocolatier on Long Island?

Estate Tax Planning: Gifting to Heirs

As the holiday season is upon us and the tax year is coming to a close, it is a good time to consider making tax-advantaged gifts to your loved ones and heirs. There are many ways to do this, which can fit any budget, tax purpose and family need.

Ex-Chief Deputy Nassau Exec Walker Sentenced to 18 Months

The former chief deputy Nassau County executive was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in federal prison for obstructing justice.

Nearly $3M in Grants Secured for Long Island Sound Preservation

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Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) and environmental leaders celebrated nearly $3 million in matching federal grants to fund Long Island Sound preservation projects in the third congressional district during a Zoom news conference on Tuesday.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Debuts in Lake Grove

Acclaimed steak house brings its mouthwatering meats, flavorful sides, and handcrafted cocktails to Lake Grove, with Melville not far behind.  

Long Island Pet Rescue Stories From 2021

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Long Island’s animal rescues, shelters, and volunteers often work around the clock to keep animals safe. As 2021 comes to an end, we’re recapping some of the best rescue stories as told by the heroes who dedicate themselves to saving our furry friends.

Hochul Announces $539M Homeowner Support Fund

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Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced a new $539 million state fund to help homeowners who are behind on mortgage payments and property taxes.