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LI medical experts praise 'mix and match' booster shots in COVID-19 fight

Suffolk County News - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 01:20
Federal officials could be poised to approve mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster shots as soon as Wednesday in an effort to get more people who were fully vaccinated the extra shot. 

Nearly 2,600 unaccompanied migrant youths relocated to LI in past year, officials say 

Suffolk County News - Wed, 10/20/2021 - 01:03
Roughly 50 more recently transferred into Syosset-based social services shelter MercyFirst, which contracts with the federal government to house such unaccompanied minors who enter the U.S. from other countries.

Tim Sini, Ray Tierney tangle at Newsday Town Hall for Suffolk district attorney race

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 23:47
Sini, a Democrat, is seeking a second term as Suffolk's top prosecutor against Tierney, a former federal prosecutor running on the Republican and Conservative Party lines.

Proposed Riverhead 2022 budget: tax cuts, funds for police body cameras

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 21:37
Next year's tentative fiscal plan would raise spending by 2.08% from 2021.The town's tax levy — the amount Riverhead raises through taxes — would drop to $48,021,203 from $49,664,100 this year.

Manorville man charged in explosion at Aquebogue marina, police say

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 21:27
The blast Bryan Henry allegedly set off damaged the side of a building at Light House Marina on Meeting House Creek Road in Aquebogue, police said.  

Fishermen cited for trespassing at Amagansett's Truck Beach

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 20:11
Fourteen fishermen were issued summonses for trespassing at Amagansett's popular fishing and recreation spot during an act of civil disobedience they hope will serve as a test case for beach access rights.

A 'country atmosphere' in Muttontown, with privacy and nearby shopping

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 12:45
The residential village, where home prices start at $1.2 million, is seeing new construction and renovations.

Early signs point to promising year for funding of New York State public schools

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 02:19
Gov. Kathy Hochul's pledged expansion of the state's biggest school-assistance program would provide virtually every district statewide — rich, poor or middle class — with enough money to provide students a "sound basic" education required by the state constitution.

LI 'Fandalorian' podcasters offer their takes on sci-fi, fantasy action movies

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/19/2021 - 01:25
The three friends, "Teachers by Day, Nerds by Night," provide unconventional — and at times, teasing and comical — analyses of movies and trailers.
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