By Maysoon Khan, Associated Press/Report for America
Stretch limousines, like the one involved in a 2018 wreck that killed 20 people, should be equipped with side-impact protection devices and taken off the road if they are more than 10 years old, according to a New York task force convened to study safety problems with the oversized vehicles.
Hackers demanding ransom for the release of Suffolk County government data that the cybercriminals seized has triggered a wave of headaches for lawmakers, businesses and residents across the East End and beyond.
Nearly four decades after a $160 million painting by East Hampton abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning was brazenly stolen from an Arizona museum, it was finally returned in an epic act of kindness.
Jackie Gordon has always worked to serve the people — from her 29 years in the military to her more than three decades in the New York public school system, alongside 13 years on her local City Council. Now, she has turned her sights to Washington, hoping to serve her community on a national level.