New übergeek Beer Helps NY Marine Rescue Center Save Endangered Sea Turtles

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Riverhead’s übergeek Brewing Co. has partnered with the New York Marine Rescue Center (NYMRC) to create “i never asked to be here,” a brand new, limited-run winter warmer ale that supports the non-profit organization’s mission, with a special focus on the plight of cold stunned sea turtles on the East End.

Suozzi Announces Official Run for Governor, Turns Down Deputy Mayor Position

Democratic Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) announced Monday at a virtual press conference that he is officially running for governor in 2022, and he believes that every job he has had leads up to championing the executive branch of New York State.

Biden Warns Against Omicron Panic, Pledges No New Lockdowns

President Joe Biden urged Americans on Monday not to panic about the new Covid-19 Omicron variant and said the United States was working with pharmaceutical companies to make contingency plans if new vaccines were needed.

Paule Pachter, CEO of Long Island Cares, Offers His Food For Thought

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For nearly 14 years, Paule Pachter has been the CEO of Long Island Cares, which operates the Harry Chapin Food Bank.

NY Braces for Omicron Variant Arrival As Covid Cases Rise Across State

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New York State health officials braced for the likely arrival of the new Covid-19 variant known as Omicron over the weekend as cases were detected in Africa, Europe, and Asia.

How Worried Should We Be About The Omicron Variant?

The new Omicron coronavirus variant — identified first in South Africa, but also detected in Europe and Asia — is raising concern worldwide given the number of mutations, which might help it spread or even evade antibodies from prior infection or vaccination.

Mount Sinai South Nassau’s Long Beach Emergency Unit Reopens

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Mount Sinai South Nassau’s emergency department in Long Beach reopened Friday, five days after it was expected to be closed for weeks due to nursing staff shortages that resulted from New York State’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate.

Boater Sought in Probe of Fox Island Explosion

Suffolk County police are asking for the public's help in finding the person or people who detonated an unspecified device that formed a crater on Fox Island Sunday morning.

OpEd: The Thoroughbred Horse Industry Helped Me Achieve My Dreams

Although I grew up in Elmont, a stone’s throw from Belmont Park, working for NYRA on the “frontside” of the business as I do now is in a sense a long way from the part of the track that I knew.

Chef Stephen Gallagher, of The Trattoria, Talks Owning St. James Restaurant

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Chef Stephen Gallagher took the road less traveled on his way to a career in the kitchen and as eventual owner of rustic Italian cuisine venue The Trattoria in St. James. 

Macklowe Gallery Founders’ East Hampton Estate Asks $60M

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One of the rarest oceanfront homes in East Hampton has officially hit the market.

Long Islanders Give Back With Turkey Donations for Thanksgiving

Across Long Island, communities have banded together over the past week to donate turkeys to families in need this Thanksgiving holiday.