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Less stress, and cheap, too: Friendsgiving tradition takes hold on LI

Suffolk County News - 2 hours 36 min ago
In and around Thanksgiving, Long Islanders decide to do a modern version of the fall feast.

LI firm fielding 240 calls a week for its anti-vaping device after 'Today' spot

Suffolk County News - 2 hours 36 min ago
Concern about the vaping epidemic among teens has fueled interest in Soter Technologies' vape detection units, its CEO said.

What LI college students learned when they gave up smartphones for a week

Suffolk County News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 04:34
Being unplugged affected everything from driving to making plans to waking up in the morning.

Rice, Suozzi to seek HUD probe of unequal treatment in housing

Suffolk County News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 02:32
They are responding to a Newsday investigation that found evidence of unequal treatment of minorities by real estate agents on Long Island.

Power on Trial: Suffolk Democratic leader takes the stand

Suffolk County News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 02:23
Richard Schaffer, also a town supervisor, testified about Spota's relationship with James Burke.

Schaffer: Spota boosted Burke's bid for Suffolk police chief of department

Suffolk County News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 02:16
Babylon Town supervisor Richard Schaffer, a longtime friend of Thomas Spota, said the ex-DA and ex-police chief James Burke had a father-son type of relationship.

Keith Bush sues Suffolk County over 1976 wrongful conviction

Suffolk County News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 01:59
In May, a judge vacated Bush's conviction. He had served 33 years in prison.

Borrowing backed for $2.8 million settlement of jail suicide suit in Suffolk

Suffolk County News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 00:50
Lawmakers will vote on bonding for the settlement with the family of Jack Franqui, who died in police custody in 2013.

LI bagel shop owner drives six hours to give woman her keys

Suffolk County News - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 00:02
Vinny Proscia drove to northeast Pennsylania to drop off a set of car keys that customer Diana Chong left in his shop.

Parent group seeks to address overcrowding in school district

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 23:08
A co-founder said the group has 500 members and seeks to build community awareness, foster togetherness.

Amityville OKs contracts with its DPW, clerical unions

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:58
DPW and clerical employees will get raises, an increase in longevity payments and paid leave for cancer screenings.

Urban Air opens its first LI indoor adventure park in Lake Grove

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:08
The venue offers virtual reality, zip lines and trampolines.

Liev Schreiber cheers son on at dance convention in Hauppauge

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:02
The star of Showtime's "Ray Donovan" shared video of his son on social media from a convention in Hauppauge.

Long Island weather: Coastal storm offshore churns up surf, brings rain and minor flooding

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 21:56
A coastal flood advisory for the South Shore expired at 4 p.m., the weather service said.

Police search for Bay Shore man missing since late October

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 19:12
Gontran Jacques, 27, called his family on Oct. 28 to say his flight from Miami had landed and that he would take an Uber to his home, detectives said. But he never arrived home.

Long Island Rail Road wants to eliminate cash payments onboard trains

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 14:30
MTA officials said the proposed new cashless policy would be a "pilot" program for the LIRR, but not for sister railroad Metro North.

Hampton Bays home lists for $390,000

Suffolk County News - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:30
Annual property taxes for the two-bedroom, one-bathroom home are $4,813.
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