Help These Homeless Animals Through Flea Market Fundraiser or Adoption

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Let’s all take a moment to “paws” and read about some of the most adorable cats and dogs that are available for adoption this week right here on Long Island!

Cuomo Announces Kick-Off of 2021 Jones Beach Air Show

Tickets go on sale Monday for the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach, which will be returning with three shows, starting with a practice show on May 28 and the final show on May 30.

Ex-NYPD Cop From Long Island Pleads Guilty in Murder-for-hire Case

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A former New York City police officer from Long Island pled guilty Friday to obstruction of justice after authorities said she tried to hire a hitman to kill her ex-husband and boyfriend’s teenage daughter.

U.S. Preparing for 1-year Covid-19 Booster Shots; Pfizer Chief Sees Need

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The United States is preparing for the possibility that a booster shot will be needed between nine to 12 months after people are initially vaccinated against Covid-19, a White House official said on Thursday.

Boyfriend of Dead Woman Found in Inwood Trunk Among Four Charged With Her Death

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Four men have been charged in connection to the death of a Queens woman who was found in the trunk of a car in Inwood.

The Weekender: 5 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

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From meditating to running and making wine to donating food, check out these five things to do on Long Island this weekend.

Long Island Pot Sales Opt-out Idea Gains Steam, Lacks Consensus

More town and village leaders on Long Island have declared plans to opt out of allowing legalized pot shops and cannabis cafés in their communities, but there is no consensus on an island-wide ban.

Cuomo Allows NY Restaurants to Stay Open Until Midnight Starting April 19

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be allowing restaurants and bars to operate indoors until midnight starting April 19 as vaccinations across the state reach a height of 39 percent and infection rates remain low.

Light-filled, Gatsby-era Brick Home in Southold Asks $2.2M

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A waterfront, Gatsby-era brick house with lots of natural light is listed for sale in Southold.

Organization Honors Late NYPD Officer, 9/11 Responder from Elwood with Build-a-Rig

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Build-a-Rig For Scott, a community-based nonprofit on Long Island, held a charity event to build a ceremonial unit rig in memory of the late retired NYPD Officer Scott Blackshaw, who died at age 52 in 2018 of esophageal and brain cancer related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.

New Craft Beer Will Raise Funds for Cystic Fibrosis Community on Long Island

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The New York Riptide, Long Island’s professional lacrosse team, is teaming up with a local craft brewery to create a special beer to give back by raising money for a cystic fibrosis foundation.

Northwell Begins Vaccinating Belmont Park, UBS Arena’s Construction Workers

Northwell Health began distribution of the Covid-19 vaccinations to union workers at the Belmont Park redevelopment site on Wednesday, April 14.