Parts of western Long Island may get on Monday its third straight day of sweltering temperatures of 90 degrees or above, the unofficial threshold to qualify as a heat wave, forecasters said. Temps at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma hit 96 on Saturday and 90 on Sunday, but were only forecast to hit 88 on Monday. Goodman predicted that temperatures may rise into the 90s in parts of Nassau.
Patients may go to rehabilitation hospitals to recover from a stroke, injury, or recent surgery. But sometimes the care makes things worse. In a government report published last week, 29 percent of patients in rehab facilities suffered a medication error, bedsore, infection or some other type of harm as a result of the care they received. Doctors who reviewed cases from a broad sampling of rehab facilities say that almost half of the 158 incidents they spotted among 417 patients were clearly or likely preventable.
Our young people continue to leave the region in droves, seeking cheaper places to live elsewhere. They are increasingly joined by their parents’ generation. The diaspora has begun to affect local businesses, which can’t find the workers they need to expand. That’s the makings of a very bad cycle.
Federal prosecutors allege in court papers that Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota quashed investigations into embattled ex-county correction officer and Suffolk County Conservative Party Chair Edward Walsh, who was indicted last year on charges of defrauding taxpayers of more than $80,000 in no-show work.
Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.
William Flanagan's attorneys plan to ask the state Court of Appeals to hear the case next.
At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.