Nassau Executive-elect Blakeman Announces Transition Team

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Bruce Blakeman, who will take office as Nassau County Executive on Jan. 1, has chosen a team of more than 50 community leaders to help transition county administrations, Blakeman’s office announced on Thursday.

Long Island’s Small Nonprofits Make Donation Pleas Amid Ever-changing Challenges

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“A lot of the time, the people that were giving are now on the other side of the line and are in need,” says Pastor Jim Ryan, director of Lighthouse Mission.

U.S. Justice Department Probes Sexual Harassment Claims Against Andrew Cuomo

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating sexual harassment claims made against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to a document made available by the state of New York on Thursday.

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

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Things to do on Long Island this weekend include holiday and charity events, concerts, and a Santa brunch.

First Case of Omicron Variant Confirmed on Long Island

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A Long Island woman was among five cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant found in New York State, Gov. Kathy Hochul said on Thursday, when it became the fourth U.S. state to detect the Covid-19 variant and bringing the total number of reported infections in the country to eight.

Long Island Holiday Events 2021

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Pack up the kids and head over to these light shows and other family-fun events that will be spreading the cheer of the season.

North Fork Farms Selling Christmas Trees This Season

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The North Fork has about a half dozen tree farms you’ll want to consider for all your holiday tree shopping needs.

Long Island Holiday Light Shows 2021

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'Tis the season for rounding up the family to see Christmas light shows on Long Island. Here are seven happening this year that are sure to be magical.

U.S. to Require Private Health Insurance Companies Cover At-home Covid Tests

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The U.S. government will require private health insurance companies to reimburse customers for the cost of over-the-counter at-home Covid-19 tests under new measures to combat the pandemic that President Joe Biden will unveil on Thursday, administration officials said.

Regal Brick Estate Home in Huntington Asks $5.8M

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The Stafford House, a regal, 12-bedroom estate home with two guest cottages, is listed for sale in Huntington.

First Omicron Case in NY Tied to Minnesota Traveler Who Attended Javits Center Convention

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The first Covid-19 case of the Omicron variant tied to New York was detected in a Minnesota resident who traveled to New York City last month, according to the midwestern state’s Department of Health.

Alec Baldwin on Fatal Movie Set Shooting: ‘I Didn’t Pull the Trigger’

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Alec Baldwin said he did not pull the trigger of the gun that fired a live bullet and killed a cinematographer on the set of the movie "Rust," according to an excerpt of an upcoming television interview that was released on Wednesday.