Long Island

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The cross-examination of the star prosecution witness in the federal corruption trial of former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, his wife Linda, and former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto continued on Tuesday.

Restaurant owner Harendra Singh was cross-examined by Linda Mangano’s attorney. Linda Magano is charged with accepting a no-show job that paid $400,000 dollars at one of Singh’s restaurants.

However, Singh admitted on the stand that he did not know how much work she did when presented with e-mails from his restaurant manager.

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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has proposed raising fees as part of her revised budget proposal.

Curran has proposed raising the fee for certain traffic and parking offenses, such as red light camera violations, to $95.

A distracted driver education program could cost $100. Contractors with home improvement licenses would have to renew annually, instead of every two years, at a cost of $600 per year.

There would even be a $1 surcharge for a bucket of balls at the driving range.

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office received reports of more than 1,500 data breaches in the year 2017, which exposed the personal records of over nine million New Yorkers.

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has called on FEMA to cut the bureaucracy, and let PSEG Long Island install permanent power to a rebuilt sewage treatment plant knocked offline by Superstorm Sandy.

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The nation's oldest continuously owned restaurant is changing hands. Claudio’s Restaurant in Greenport, Long Island, officially sold after being in the Claudio Family for more than 140 years. The Claudios announced the sale in a Facebook post.

The Family owned and operated the restaurant since it opened in 1870. In that time it became a destination for tourists, vacationers and locals in Greenport.

The restaurant almost sold in 2015, but the sale fell through.

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