Explainer-The Case For, And Against, Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters

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Booster doses help restore the waning levels of antibodies produced by the original inoculation.

Zeldin Says He Had Cancer, is in Remission

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U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley), the GOP gubernatorial front runner whose congressional district covers the East End, was diagnosed last fall with cancer that is now in remission, the congressman confirmed Saturday.

Person of Interest in Gabby Petito’s Disappearance Also Reported Missing

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Florida police and the FBI were searching for the fiance of missing Blue Point woman Gabby Petito on Friday, after his family told investigators they had not seen him in three days.

Celebrate Oktoberfest At These Long Island Events

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Here on Long Island, there are several in-person events returning this year to help celebrate this season highlighting German beer, food, and culture.

LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing Complex Opens in Bay Shore

Long Island leaders held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday celebrating what they described as “America’s first suburban” LGBTQ-friendly affordable senior housing complex and LGBTQ community center.

Adopt One of These Purr-fectly Adorable Cats on Long Island

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Feline fans, pull out your scratching pads and catnip because this week’s lineup is for you! Head down to your local rescue or shelter to meet a paw-fectly purrfect cat or kitten today!

LI Crisis Center Taking Calls, Educating About Mental Health For 50 Years

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For the past 50 years, the Long Island Crisis Center (LICC) has provided an invaluable resource to Long Islanders suffering mental health crises: a 24/7 suicide prevention hotline.

5 Signs That You Might Need Roofing Services

The fall and winter is a terrible time to discover you have a leaky roof. Thankfully, there are plenty of roofing specialists you can find in LI Press Home Pros. 

Life’s WORC Celebrates Direct Support Professionals Appreciation Week

Life’s WORC, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism, is celebrating Direct Support Professional  Appreciation Week, which runs Sept. 12-18.

The Weekender: 7 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

Things to do on Long Island this weekend include concerts, comedy shows, a fundraiser fashion show, a film screening, and a celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Where is Gabby Petito? Blue Point Woman’s Disappearance a Nationwide Mystery

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Gabby Petito, a 22-year-old traveler from Blue Point who was reported missing to Suffolk Police on Sept. 11, had embarked on a cross-country road trip with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, who is refusing to speak with investigators.

Hochul Defends NYS Vaccine Mandate For Health Care Workers After Federal Judge Blocks Order

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During her Wednesday briefing in Albany, Gov. Kathy Hochul urged everyone eligible to get vaccinated as we head into the fall and winter seasons and defended her vaccine mandate for all health care workers in hospitals and nursing homes.