Jay Shah

Long Island Bureau Chief

Jay Shah is a radio journalist who spends his time covering all things Long Island. He has reported on agriculture and infrastructure for Nashville Public Radio and worked as a mentor for Syrian citizen journalists with Paper Airplanes.

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Danny Johnston / AP

Black public school students on Long Island are five times more likely to be suspended than white students, according to a new study.

Courtesy of Stony Brook University Hospital

Stony Brook University Hospital will launch two specialized emergency vehicles in Suffolk County next year that will provide immediate healthcare for stroke patients.

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Environmentalists and East End residents on Long Island showed support for a proposal at a public hearing last week to move Montauk’s businesses inland.  

Courtesy of Wyandanch School District

A struggling Long Island school district is facing an unexpected $3.3 million budget deficit.

Frank Franklin II / AP

Three people in Suffolk County were charged this week with forging signatures on a petition to get candidates on the ballot.