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Nearly seven years after Superstorm Sandy struck on a late-October night, Long Island communities are still rebuilding. Homes are up in the air . . . more
Long Islanders can empathize with the victims of Hurricane Dorian, which devastated the Bahamas and left extensive damage in parts of the Carolinas. Nearly seven years after Hurricane Sandy hit, fears of the next Big One are still palpable in communities like . . . more
As of Monday, the death toll from Hurricane Dorian — once a Category 5 monster — had reached 44, thousands were missing and an estimated 13,000 homes had been destroyed . . . more
On Aug. 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law that will allow counties, cities, towns and villages throughout the state to outfit their school buses with cameras to catch motorists illegally driving past them while their stop signs are out. more
Next Wednesday will mark the 18th anniversary of one of the most tragic days in U.S. history, when 2,606 people were killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. more
For the past two summers, New York American Water customers on the north and south shores have been incensed by their rapidly rising water bills. On Aug. 14, a report by the Farmingdale-based advocacy group Citizens Campaign for the Environment confirmed what they already knew . . . more
Imagine opening a new marble notebook on the first day of school and taking out your new box of crayons. Now imagine what it might be like to show up to class empty-handed and have to ask your teacher, or a classmate, to borrow a sheet of paper and pencil. more
As the summer winds down, many families are racing to make the most out of the last days of the season before children return to school, high school grads go away to college and the days begin to cool. But look no farther than your geographic backyard . . . more
In the wake of the country’s three most recent mass shootings, one of which has been classified as a hate crime, a conversation about white supremacy has entered the national narrative. more
Imagine going to work and attempting to do your job while a group of loudmouths scream at you and douse you with buckets of water. For some police officers in New York City over the past month, that was their reality. more
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