Tag: DuWayne Gregory

The Power List is an opportunity to shine a well-deserved spotlight on the lives and efforts of some whom would otherwise go unrecognized, unheralded, unknown, and bring much-needed attention and awareness to their causes. It likewise intensifies the spotlight on the efforts and actions of those already in the limelight.

The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

Lawmakers said the ban is intended to protect county facilities and beachgoers from violations of their privacy.

More than 150,000 college students on LI would be affected, as would the local economy, experts say.

It would have required the Suffolk OTB to get Brookhaven town approval before building a mini-casino.

The county legislature unanimously approved the measure Tuesday.

“I’m not necessarily 100-percent convinced, but I don’t believe that my personal opinion should obstruct the voters,” said Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville).

Nearly a quarter of both Nassau and Suffolk county legislative seats are undergoing turnover as new lawmakers voters elected in November are being sworn...

Republicans picked off one key seat but Democrats unseated a renegade member who didn't caucus with the party.