Long Island

Belmont Stakes Is Big Business For L.I.

Jun 10, 2016
Julie Jacobson / AP

The 148th running of the Belmont Stakes is set for Saturday, and County Executive Ed Mangano says the race is a boon for Nassau.

L.I. "Donut Robber" To Face Federal Charges

Jun 10, 2016
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The so-called “Donut Robber,” who allegedly robbed over two dozen fast food and convenience stores at knife-point on Long Island and in Queens over the past three months, is being held without bail after he was arraigned on federal charges.

Michael Dwyer / AP

You can find plenty of fans of the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox in Connecticut—but the Yankees are a little more popular this year. That’s the takeaway from Quinnipiac’s 14th annual Connecticut Baseball Poll, released on Thursday. There’s one other finding in the poll: the New York Mets are picking up fans in Connecticut.

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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo is proposing a crackdown on the coordination of candidates for office and the super PACS that are created to support their campaigns.

Dowling College Fights To Stay Open

Jun 8, 2016
Frank Eltman / AP

Dowling College in Suffolk County is $54 million in debt, but it’s fighting to stay open.

The Dowling Board of Trustees want to become academic partners with Global University Systems, an international network of universities based in the United Kingdom.