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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone blasted the sale of Jake's 58 Casino and Hotel in Islandia to the region's betting agency without consulting the county government about the impact of the deal on taxpayers.
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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has called for an independent investigation of how the regional betting agency plans to operate Jake's 58 Casino and Hotel in Islandia. Last week, the Suffolk County Off-Track Betting Corporation purchased Jake's 58 from casino operator Delaware North for $120 million.

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The City of New Haven is well on it’s way to getting a new budget.

New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks in Brentwood on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
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Eight companies will pay up to $627,000 in civil penalties for illegally dumping contaminated waste at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island.

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Smoking marijuana in public spaces including parks is now illegal in Nassau County.

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A Long Island marine life conservation group has partnered with several research centers in the Northeast to study harbor and grey seals.