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Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY1, is calling on Congress to pass his bill that allows for continued access to repairs on equipment that the disabled rely on.

Craig Ruttle / AP

Researchers at Stony Brook University have found that a significant number of first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster are experiencing cognitive impairment, which has long been considered a leading risk factor for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

Hampton Classic Horse Show Is On!

Aug 30, 2016
Jon Kassel

Horses and riders from around the world have made their way to the East End of Long Island to compete in the annual Hampton Classic Horse Show, one of the largest jumping competitions in the country. Opening day was Sunday.

Geothermal Advocates Pressuring Gov. Cuomo For Tax Credits

Aug 29, 2016
Chris Caya / WBFO

Legislation to make one clean energy source more affordable in New York appears to be stuck on Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk. But advocates of geothermal heating and cooling want Cuomo to sign the bill.

Supporters point out that geothermal reduces greenhouse gases by using the earth to heat and cool buildings. They are questioning Governor Cuomo's commitment to the environment as he continues to delay approval of a package of tax credits. 

Neuroendocrine Cancer Fundraiser Held On L.I.

Aug 28, 2016
Maryann Wahmann / Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network

Survivors of a rare form of cancer are looking to raise awareness in their fight against the disease. The group held a fundraiser at a North Fork vineyard over the weekend for neuroendocrine cancer.