J.D. Allen

News Editor

A native Long Islander, J.D. is WSHU's afternoon news editor. Formally WAMC’s Berkshire bureau chief, he has reported for public radio stations, including bylines with WSHU, WNYC, WBUR, WNPR and NPR. J.D. has reported on healthcare and small businesses for "Long Island Business News" and real estate and land-use for The Press News Group newspapers. He also hosted, produced and engineered award-winning programs at WUSB Stony Brook. An avid fencer in his free time, J.D. holds a B.A. in journalism and sociology from Stony Brook University and an M.S. in communications from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.

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Jae C. Hong / AP

President Trump is expected to sign a measure that clarifies a previous law that inadvertently made affordable federal mortgage loans unattainable for veterans.

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Advocates for seniors are alarmed by research out of Cornell University that found that in more than 60 studies, the fear of getting older has created an age-segregated society.

Joel Stocker / Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

The state-led plan to build a destination resort at Seaside State Park in Waterford, Connecticut, has hit a major setback. 

Alex Brandon / AP

U.S. Representative Tom Suozzi from Long Island urged members of the House Ways and Means Committee to repeal part of federal tax law that caps state and local tax deductions at $10,000.

Tony Dejak / AP

New York State will ban consumer products that contain a dangerous chemical that has made its way into Long Island water systems.