The Suffolk County Village of Islandia will have a contested election for the first time in over a decade. Concern over the Jake’s 58 Video Lottery Terminal casino at the former Marriott has led opponents to field a ticket against the mayor and two trustees.
Some school districts in New York are getting creative to increase student participation in the state’s school lunch program. That’s according to a new report by Hunger Solutions New York, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to alleviating hunger.
The oldest synagogue in Huntington, Long Island, has responded to a rise in bomb threats made against Jewish institutions since January. With a new security system installed, members of the congregation hope to remain safe.