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.
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.
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.
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.