Long Island

The Hope for Youth family services organization is opening an emergency youth shelter on Tuesday morning in Suffolk County to help address the growing number of runaway and homeless children on Long Island.  

Suffolk May Be Next Site For Tax-Free Program

Jun 20, 2016
Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Suffolk County lawmakers are considering a plan to allow Suffolk County Community College to use an adjacent county-owned property for a tax-free startup zone.

Hans Pennink / AP

New York lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 legislative session at around 5 a.m. Saturday morning, agreeing to take steps to cancel the pensions of convicted lawmakers in the future, legalizing daily fantasy sports and extending New York City’s mayoral control law for another year.

L.I. Raid Leads To Arrest Of Neo-Nazi Brothers

Jun 17, 2016
Charles Lane / WSHU

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said that yesterday’s raid on a home in Mount Sinai may have prevented a deadly shooting similar to the incident in Orlando on Sunday.

Nitrogen Pollution On L.I.: Environmental Public Enemy No. 1

Jun 17, 2016
Jordan Bowman / WSHU

During the hot summer months, Suffolk County closes beaches and ponds that are infected with algal blooms that stain the water.

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