Gillibrand Introduces Bill To Educate On Women's Suffrage

Oct 13, 2016
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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., wants to acknowledge the role New York and Long Island played in the women’s suffrage movement. She has introduced a bill in the Senate to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

L.I. Towns Receive Money To Combat 'Zombie' Homes

Oct 11, 2016
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In an effort to combat vacant and abandoned homes, 16 Long Island municipalities have received nearly $3.3 million from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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A new United Way of Connecticut economic report shows the state’s median income is on the rise and poverty levels are decreasing.

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The beleaguered head of SUNY’s Polytechnic Institute, Alain Kaloyeros, formally resigned from his post today, after being placed on leave without pay following criminal charges from state and federal officials.

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The first comprehensive care center to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in the tri-state area recently opened at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital.