Long Island News

A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
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Reports from Terry Sheridan and the Long Island News Bureau staff, a collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

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James Gathany / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP

The Trump administration will start a Tick-Borne Diseases Working Group to fight Lyme Disease. The working group was the brainchild of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.

Courtesy of Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Yesterday marked the end of New York’s Invasive Species Awareness Week. As part of the campaign, volunteers joined the State Department of Environmental Conservation and pulled out water chestnut weeds from the waters of Massapequa.

Nassau County Real Estate Hits New High

Jul 17, 2017
Charles Krupa / AP

Prices in the Nassau County housing market have reached a new peak.

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According to hunger-relief association Feeding America, over 10,000 toddlers on Long Island live with food insecurity.

Ted S. Warren / AP

There is a warehouse shortage on Long Island. The reason is e-commerce.