Long Island

Peconic Land Trust Works To Preserve Indian Rock

Nov 6, 2017
Courtesy of Rocky Point Historical Society

When Noah Hallock built his farmstead in the 1700s, he did so near a massive boulder that stood over 30 feet high and less than a quarter of a mile from Long Island Sound. It was a rock that Native Americans would gather around by, so the English settlers called it Indian Rock.

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The tax plan unveiled by Republicans in the House of Representatives will disproportionately raise taxes on those living in Northeast states like New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Many lawmakers from the region, including Republicans, are against the plan.

Poll: Police Commissioner Sini Leads Suffolk D.A. Race

Nov 2, 2017
Frank Eltman / AP

A recent Siena College/Newsday poll found Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini 14 points ahead of attorney Ray Perini in the race for Suffolk County District Attorney. But the poll also found Suffolk residents don’t seem to know much about either of them.

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New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul says, “There’s no tolerance for harassment in the workplace.” This follows revelations that a former state official paid $50,000 to a woman who says he sexually harassed her.

Darron Cummings / AP

Next week on Election Day, New Yorkers will decide whether or not to hold a constitutional convention. If they say yes, it will be the first one in about 80 years and would open up the state's constitution to revision.

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