Long Island

Courtesy of Long Island Association

The Long Island Association has released its “Top 18 Priorities for 2018” and has made moving all downstate horseracing to Belmont Racetrack one of its top legislative priorities this year.

The LIA says moving racing from Aqueduct in Queens to Belmont would make it, along with a new Islanders arena, a year-round destination.

Winter Wonderland? Enough Already.

Mar 13, 2018
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Residents in New York and Connecticut are tired of the winter weather as another nor’easter leaves behind slushy sidewalks and wet roads.

Courtesy of U.S. Navy

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has announced that a Navy destroyer will be named for a Long Island marine who was killed during the Vietnam War.

Charles Lane / WSHU

Jury selection in the federal corruption trial for former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife Linda, and former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto gets underway Monday morning in Islip.

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has unveiled a new school safety initiative.