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Taxes, property assessments, crime and schools were top concerns for Long Island politicians in the Nov. 2 elections. Both Democrats and Republicans tried to persuade voters that . . . more
In recent months, we have seen a growing number of parents crowding school board meetings across Long Island, protesting the state mandate requiring students to mask up in schools. more
Tell me your story. If you’re reading this, you are living through a deadly pandemic that has killed more than five million people worldwide. So far. If you’re reading this . . . more
Each year, we encourage our readers to shop locally, in your community’s downtown, during the holidays. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, we’re doubling down on that advice. more
The towns, cities and villages of Long Island have their own recorded and unrecorded histories. Their stories are told by local historians, librarians and historical societies. In many cases . . . more
After watching a boring sci-fi movie, I stared at the blinking orange hand signal outside the Lynbrook movie theater, waiting to cross heavily trafficked, four-lane Peninsula Boulevard. more
The social media posts generated by Long Islanders at the very first Islanders game at the new UBS Arena came fast and furious on Saturday, showing an excitement not seen since the Islanders’ four straight Stanley Cup wins in the early ’80s. more
Last Thanksgiving we dined alone. I’m remembering an over-roasted turkey leg with a side of anxiety for me . . . more
The Long Island Rail Road and Nassau Inter-County Express Bus are making significant strides to reduce their carbon footprints, with the LIRR testing battery-powered trains . . . more
"The Event,” a 2015 found-footage documentary by Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa, opens with black-and-white images of mostly men marching in August 1991 through the streets of Leningrad . . . more
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