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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The Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously this week to ban discrimination against hairstyles and religious clothing in the workplace.

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A group that monitors and oversees Nassau County’s finances has approved the use of Goldman Sachs if the county needs to restructure its debt or borrow more money.  

Wednesday: Long Island Phase Three Reopening

Jun 23, 2020
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Long Island will enter phase three of economic reopening Wednesday. Indoor dining at half capacity and personal care services, like nail salon and spas, will resume with safety measures in place.

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An education and food advocacy organization will expand a program to deliver food to families in need on eastern Long Island during the pandemic.

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Long Island is on track to enter Phase Three of reopening on Wednesday. Indoor dining at restaurants and more personal care businesses, like nail salons and spas, will be open.