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L.I. Contractor Pleads Guilty To Superstorm Sandy Fraud

Jan 11, 2017
Michael Balsamo / AP

The former director of a Long Island-based engineering firm pleaded guilty Tuesday to illegally altering Superstorm Sandy damage reports.

Emily Dooley / AP

The Asharoken Village Board on Long Island’s North Shore has rejected a proposed federal plan to restore a heavily eroded strip of beach that connects some residents to the mainland.

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This year is the 40th anniversary of the Emerson String Quartet. As part of the celebration season, the Stamford Symphony Orchestra is presenting a recital by the Emersons on Saturday, January 14th at the Palace, Stamford. Kate Remington talked with one of the founding members, violinist Eugene Drucker, about the program and some of the high points of the quartet's career.

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U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty, D-CT5, is hopeful that this week’s efforts by Congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act will be delayed.

Frank Eltman / AP

The Oyster Bay Town Board once again did not appoint a replacement for Supervisor John Venditto at Tuesday’s town board meeting. Venditto resigned last week after he was indicted last year on federal corruption charges alongside Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Mangano’s wife.

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