Long Island Restaurant Week Returns October 18-25

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The eight-day tri-annual promotion offers prix-fixe menus at hundreds of restaurants across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Oyster Fest Goes Virtual Amid Pandemic

The sprawling carnival atmosphere of The Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay, one of the largest annual events on Long Island, is being replaced by remote events due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hamptons Man Charged With Seeking Absentee Ballots For Dead Mom

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A Water Mill man was arrested Friday for allegedly submitting two absentee ballot applications for his mother months after she died, Suffolk County prosecutors said.

These Long Island Shelter Pets Would Make a Purr-fect Addition To Your Family

We’re half-way through October (aka Adopt a Shelter Dog Month) so head down to your local shelter or rescue and bring home a new best friend today!

Catholics, Jews Say NY COVID-19 Restrictions Violate Religious Rights

Catholics and Jews asked U.S. courts on Thursday to overturn New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order limiting worship to no more than 10 congregants in communities hard hit by the coronavirus, calling the measure a threat to religious freedom.

Islip Will Split Into Council Districts To Settle Lawsuit

The Town of Islip will divide into council districts to settle a federal lawsuit in which minority residents sought representation on the town board, which is lacking under the current at-large system.

States Oppose Settlement Being Negotiated by OxyContin Maker and DOJ

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A group of 25 state attorneys general oppose a settlement of U.S. opioid probes being negotiated with Purdue Pharma LP and members of the wealthy Sackler family who own it, arguing the deal would improperly entangle state and local officials with future sales of the company's addictive pain drug OxyContin.

How To Open New Doors With Continuing Education Classes

The coronavirus pandemic has many people exploring new career goals, hobbies, and expanding their minds. And one of the best ways to do all three is to enroll in continuing education courses.

108-acre Old Westbury Estate Asks $30M

Groton Place, a 108-acre estate with a magnificent slate-roofed brick Georgian-style manor house serving as its centerpiece, is listed for sale on Post Road in the Village of Old Westbury.

New Dan’s Papers Podcast: Who’s Here in The Hamptons

Dan Rattiner, the founder of Dan's Papers, a name synonymous with the Hamptons, as the famous column, “Who’s Here in the Hamptons” becomes a podcast! 

NY Forcing 7 Long Island Judges To Retire

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New York State court leaders ordered the seven oldest judges on Long Island to clean out their chambers at the end of the year as the judiciary cuts payroll to solve a coronavirus pandemic-induced budget crisis.

The Chainsmokers Hamptons Concert Organizers Fined $20K For Social Distancing Violations

Organizers of a Hamptons drive-in concert headlined by EDM group The Chainsmokers were fined $20,000 for allegedly violating New York State social distancing orders over the summer, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.