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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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has dismissed the executive order signed by President Trump this weekend to extend unemployment benefits to help with pandemic recovery.

Janice Portentoso / WSHU Public Radio

Hundreds of thousands of Connecticut and New York residents remain without power three days after Tropical Storm Isaias ripped through the region.


All schools in New York are allowed to reopen in the fall — if the state approves their reopening plan.