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07/02/19 6:00am

Four years in the making, the affiliation between Eastern Long Island Hospital and Stony Brook Medicine is now official.

The Greenport hospital will now be known as Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital after clearing the final regulatory hurdle Monday, marking a new beginning for health care on the North Fork and Shelter Island. READ

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06/17/19 6:00am

Update: The bill was also approved in the New York State Senate Monday and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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A bill that would permit undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses passed in the State Assembly Wednesday.

Green Light NY, formally known as the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, passed by an 86-47 vote and now awaits a vote in the state Senate. (more…)

06/13/19 1:16pm

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Under sunny skies Saturday morning, pilot Joseph Fischetti of Southold took off in his Beechwood A-36 aircraft from Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach, bound for New Bedford, Mass.

He had intended to fly a missing man formation, an aerial salute to a deceased pilot. Friend and fellow Beechwood pilot Robert Mark was to lead the formation. Mr. Mark took off from Islip-MacArthur Airport around 9 a.m. on a flight that generally only takes 30 minutes in the air. His longtime girlfriend Susan Quagliano joined him.  (more…)