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NY Reports Half a Million COVID-19 Cases as Infections Surge Nationwide

New York, the former epicenter of the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic, became on Sunday the fourth U.S. state to surpass half a million coronavirus cases amid a nationwide surge in infections.

Cell Tower Planned for Old Brookville Police Headquarters Draws Ire

Five Gold Coast villages are sounding the alarm that a proposal to build a cell phone tower at Old Brookville Police Department headquarters could handcuff cops’ ability to quickly respond to emergencies.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Long Island Fosters Much-needed Relationships

The relationships formed through the work of this private, nonsectarian not-for-profit are as nuanced as any other sibling relationship.

Fired-up Long Islanders Stand in Line for Hours to Cast Early...

Long lines formed before polls opened across New York State and Long Island as New Yorkers joined a flood of more than 56 million Americans across the country who have cast early ballots at a record-setting pace.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Will Soon Pass, But The Problem Remains 

OpEd: Given the isolation created for many by the pandemic, we must continue to educate our communities, to speak out against abusers, and to support survivors with adequate resources, so that they can be given the opportunity to move forward and remake their lives.

Trump, Biden Clash in Final Debate

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking to persuade the few remaining undecided voters 12 days before their Nov. 3 contest.

Spencer Resigns As Democratic Leader After Sex-for-drugs Bust

Suffolk County Legislator Dr. William Spencer (D-Centerport) has stepped down from his post as leader of the legislature's Democratic majority a day after he was accused of trading pills for sex.

How To Redo Your Home Laundry Room

Laundry room renovations may not top homeowners’ priority lists, but it may be time to give these rooms another look. 

Tristate Governors Discourage Travel Between NY, NJ, and CT To Curb...

The governors of New York State, New Jersey, and Connecticut issued a travel advisory Tuesday discouraging residents from visiting neighboring states to avoid the spread of the coronavirus.

OxyContin Maker Purdue Reaches Plea Deal in Opioid Case

Purdue Pharma LP agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its addictive prescription opioid OxyContin, in a deal with U.S. prosecutors that effectively sidestepped paying billions of dollars in penalties and stopped short of criminally charging its executives or wealthy Sackler family owners.