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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A measure that protects residents who rent at mobile and manufactured home parks passed after 12 years of delays in the New York State Legislature. It was part of a larger tenants’ rights package lawmakers approved last week.

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The federal government owns Plum Island. It’s where a research lab existed for 60 years off the coast of Long Island’s North Fork.

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New York State officials have presented a plan to Bethpage residents to contain and treat a toxic plume. The public hearing is the start of an aggressive cleanup effort to remove the contaminants from the groundwater.

Town of Huntington

All Long Island residents could be hurt by a possible court decision that sides with the Long Island Power Authority. At least that’s what Huntington Town officials say of LIPA’s fight to change its property assessment.

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A proposed ballot referendum to create a $70 million-a-year revenue fund for wastewater projects in Suffolk County doesn’t have the support it needs in the New York State Legislature.