Long Island

LI Library Considers Buying Convent To Expand

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Homeowners in the Bayport-Blue Point Library district on Long Island will soon decide whether to buy the Ursuline Convent and turn it into a new library facility.

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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the MTA is facing its greatest challenge in decades. In a report released today, DiNapoli says the MTA has been slow to reverse the deterioration of the Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North and the city subway system.

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The retrial of former Nassau County Executive, Ed Mangano, and his wife Linda, has been postponed after the discovery of new evidence.

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The campaign website for U.S. Congressman Peter King from Long Island was hacked. The site was briefly controlled by a group calling itself “Tim’s Army.”

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New York State will provide $200 million in grants to clean up drinking water in communities across the state.