Five schools across Long Island are reportedly under investigation or facing criticism after reports of racist comments and behavior toward students, electoral candidates, and parents in recent weeks.
A Nassau County lawmaker has proposed renaming a county building in honor of the country’s first Black congresswoman, Shirley Chisholm.
Fusing 5,000 years of Chinese culinary arts with American culinary preferences is Master Chef Best Chinese Fusion Restaurant, which drew a crowd upon its debut in Syosset last month.
Two men were convicted Wednesday of throwing a brick and a cinder block off a bridge onto the Meadowbrook State Parkway in Uniondale, causing thousands of dollars in damage and injuring a woman.
It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 196 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents.
A 76-year-old Syosset man died after his car plunged into a river in Connecticut and a woman in the vehicle was nearly swept away over the weekend.