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Eleven people were murdered Oct. 27, 2018, in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, just for being Jewish. It was the event that changed synagogue life forever, according to Ian Brecher, executive vice president of the Oceanside Jewish Center. more
U.S. Representative Andrew Garbarino, who represents New York’s second congressional district — one of the four districts on Long Island — has introduced a bill to help ensure the safety of boaters on and around Long Island. more
The state’s decision to ban school logos and mascots depicting Native Americans has caused a fierce debate in Wantagh — one of the districts that would be forced to abandon its longtime Warriors name. It is an “arbitrary” ruling, as State Sen. Steve Rhoads describes it, that Rhoads refuses to accept. more
Late last month, graffiti containing hate messages was found at Estella Park in Seaford. Police identified it as a criminal mischief incident — but no one has been charged yet. more
Advocacy groups have been ramping up efforts for a public takeover of Liberty Utilities after the private company, which supplies water to roughly 113,000 Town of Hempstead residents, recently sought a cumulative 34.2 percent rate hike across Nassau County. more
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. more
One year after Superstorm Sandy laid waste to Long Island’s electrical grids, New Jersey-based energy company PSE&G is preparing to replace LIPA in managing … more
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, at the request of the state of New York, approved a 15-day extension to its Transitional Sheltering Assistance program, which allows eligible survivors from … more
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