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Long Island commuters were surprised Thursday morning by the opening of a new concourse at Penn Station.

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In one of the biggest single day takedowns of the violent MS-13 gang, 41 alleged gang members were indicted on Long Island in what Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas called a “four-year violence spree.”

Long Island Town Upset With MTA Ferry Service Plan

Jun 14, 2017
Richard Drew / AP

The Long Island Village of Sea Cliff has voiced opposition and concern with the MTA’s planned ferry service between Glen Cove and Manhattan. The ferry is meant to ease stress on the Long Island Rail Road during scheduled Penn Station repairs.

Office of N.Y. State Senator Liz Krueger / Facebook

Advocates for legalizing marijuana in New York State rallied at the State Capitol, as the legislative session draws to a close.

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The New York State legislative session is drawing to a close, and Democrats and Republicans are digging in on the remaining issues of 2017, including a measure to extend the New York City mayor’s control of the public schools, which has now been linked to a number of diverse issues affecting people in the rest of the state.