Long Island

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The Bethel AME Church in Setauket was built more than 150 years ago next to land the town designated as a “negro burial ground.” The community around the church and the burial ground dates back to the 1600s when members of the Setalcott Nation intermarried with other tribes and blacks who came to the area or were brought on slave ships.

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The legislature’s one-house budgets make some changes to Governor Cuomo’s $163 million proposal to offer free tuition at public colleges in New York to some middle class students.

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Now that Preet Bharara is no longer the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, some in Albany wonder who will now be investigating potential corruption?

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has unveiled a Foreclosure Prevention Hotline to help alleviate the number of foreclosures in the county. 

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A Welcome Center off the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills will switch to self-checkout kiosks to comply with the Federal Highway Administration. The switch is the result of a conflict with the federal government over that welcome center.

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