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From ‘No Girls Allowed’ to Women in Charge: An Irony in...

The owners who published the old daily version of Long Island Press had a no-girls-allowed policy. Ironically, now the paper is owned by a woman.

7 Trailblazing Long Island Women Who Made History

Long Island has been home to some extremely influential women in history. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are seven women with Long Island ties who made their mark.

How Long Island Suffragist Alva Belmont Helped Women Gain Equality

Wealthy socialite and suffragist, Long Island's Alva Belmont, was the president and primary benefactor of the National Woman's Party, which fought for women's right to vote in the early 20th century.

Recalling the Often Forgotten History of Slavery on Long Island

Though most people assume that slavery was only prevalent in the South, Long Island has its own history of enslaving Black people for more than 200 years.

6 Places to Visit on Long Island With Presidential History

Catch pieces of presidential history throughout Long Island while gearing up for the presidential inauguration.

Historic Farmhouse With Barn in Southold Asks $775K

Feather Hill, an Italianate farmhouse and barn built in 1840, is listed for sale at 195 Beckwith Ave. in Southold.

The Story of Long Island’s True First Thanksgiving

The story of the official first Thanksgiving is not what you may think.