OpEd: LIRR Better Than Ever With Infrastructure Upgrades

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"With so many milestones on the horizon, the best is yet to come," says Phillip Eng, president of the Long Island Rail Road.

CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Over Role in Brother Ex-governor’s Sex Scandal

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CNN fired news anchor Chris Cuomo, the network announced on Saturday, after "additional information" came to light during an investigation into his efforts to help his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, deal with allegations of sexual misconduct. Cuomo, who hosted CNN's most-watched prime-time news show, had been suspended on Tuesday. He had admitted in May that he had broken some...

Something to Wine About: 2017 Brooklyn Oenology Cabernet Franc

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Don’t let the name fool you, the 2017 Brooklyn Oenology Cabernet Franc is produced from grapes grown on the North Fork and crafted by winemaker Alie Shaper.

Port Jeff Brewing Holds 10th Anniversary Celebration

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A special anniversary calls for a special celebration, so Port Jeff Brewing marked its 10th anniversary in October with a three-day party featuring 10 bands.

Dina Lohan Sentenced to 18 Days in Jail for DWI Hit-and-run

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Dina Lohan, mother of actress Lindsay Lohan, was sentenced Friday to 18 days in Nassau County jail for driving while intoxicated last year near her Merrick home.

Cats and Dogs for Adoption on Long Island

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What’s better than changing the life of a senior animal? Saving two! This week we’re featuring a few dynamic duos just waiting for the chance to find their forever home. Prefer the company of just one? Well, we have those too!

Long Island Nonprofits to Donate to This Holiday Season

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These 20 Long Island nonprofits are in need of donations this year.

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.

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.