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The village of Islandia in Suffolk County will receive $2 million a year for the next 20 years from gaming company Delaware North as part of a deal to allow a video lottery terminal casino to operate in the village.

Mayor Allan Dorman calls it a “taxpayer relief agreement,” and says it could cut residential property taxes in half.

Concerns Over West Nile Close Long Island Parks

Aug 12, 2016
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The Suffolk County Department of Health is suspending nighttime activities at three county parks due to the discovery of mosquitoes that are carrying the West Nile virus.

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Environmental scientists say that almost three-quarters of Suffolk County homes use a septic system. But what happens when that wastewater goes down the drain?

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The founder of a Suffolk County veterans’ group pleaded guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a veteran, who has dementia.

John Lynch plead guilty to two counts of grand larceny for stealing close to $90,000, from a 71-year-old veteran.

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Now that the Republican National Convention is over, the next step for Republicans, after the Democrats are done with their gathering, is to begin the presidential election campaign. The head of Trump’s New York campaign say he expects the state to be in play.

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