Long Island News

A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
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Reports from Terry Sheridan, Jay ShahDesiree D'Iorio and the Long Island News Bureau staff, in collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

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Defense contractor Northrop Grumman says New York State’s cleanup plan for a miles-long toxic plume in Bethpage is unnecessary. The state plan calls for large-scale treatment of the ground to remove contaminants from drinking water.


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Long Island superintendents continue to be among the highest-paid school administrators in New York, even though districts face fewer teachers and services for students entering this school year.  

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New York regulators say they will spend more than $2 million to find ways to reduce the impact of the construction and operation of offshore wind projects on marine life and the fishing industry. 

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The planned offshore wind farm in eastern Long Island will require cables to come to shore to transport electricity from the turbines to homes. But residents and activists don’t want construction in their neighborhoods. 

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