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06/17/19 6:00am
06/17/2019 6:00 AM

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…)

01/17/19 6:00am
01/17/2019 6:00 AM

On April 20, 1979, a 13-year-old Smithtown boy named John Pius was found dead in a patch of woods behind an elementary school. His death had been remarkably cruel: He had been beaten, and stones the size of marbles had been shoved down his throat. He choked to death. READ

10/25/18 6:32am
10/25/2018 6:32 AM

Major party candidates in the First Congressional District and Second State Assembly district met for a set of debates at the Vineyard Caterers in Aquebogue Wednesday night.

Over 100 attended the dinner-debate hosted by the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce before the Nov. 6 election.

The audience consisted of members of local chambers of commerce, the Long Island Farm Bureau, Long Island Wine Council and local elected officials. The event was not open to the public. READ

04/25/18 6:00am
04/25/2018 6:00 AM

LaValle, Palumbo meet with North Fork students

High school students from Greenport and Southold filed into the library at Mattituck High School Friday, joining Mattituck students seated in chairs forming a “U.”

Seated across from the students was State Senator Ken LaValle and State Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo, who fielded questions from the students about gun laws, school safety and mental health issues.

“I love the opportunity to come and interact with students because you are the future,” Mr. LaValle said. — READ