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Prince Phillip has died at the age of 99

LONDON (AP) — Britain mourned the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, on Friday after the BBC interrupted scheduled programming to broadcast the national anthem, “God Save the Queen.” The flag at Buckingham Palace, the queen’s residence in London, was lowered to half-staff after the announcement of Philip’s death. The Royal…

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Lee Zeldin announces run for NY Governor

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  Long Island Congressman Lee Zeldin, has announced plans to run for Governor of New York State.  Zeldin made the announcement early Thursday morning on Twitter.  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is up for re-election in 2022. Photo: Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., speaks during the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the…

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Police investigate stolen Storm Trooper

(Bay Shore, NY)- The search is on for a missing Storm Trooper.  Police in Suffolk County say a Storm Trooper was swiped from in front of a store on West Main Street in Bay Shore last week.  Officials described the Storm Trooper as a three-foot-tall statue and say it was taken from outside Blast From…

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NY Mets welcome fans back today at CitiField

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  The New York Mets will welcome fans back inside CitiField on Thursday, April 8th in their game against the Miami Marlins, game time 1:10pm.  Social distancing rules will be in place and capacity will be limited.  Most recently, CitiField has been used as a COVID-19 vaccination site. Photo: People line up at…

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NY lawmakers reach agreement on $212B budget

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is set to spend billions of dollars of federal funds over the next year on schools and relief for struggling businesses, tenants and landlords under a spending plan that New York’s Legislature passed Wednesday. The state Senate passed the budget legislation Wednesday morning, while the 150-member Assembly spent Wednesday…

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NY State Assembly approves a $212B budget

(East Farmingdale, NY)-  The New York State Assembly has approved a $212 billion dollar budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.  According to a release from Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, some of the items on the budget include; $193.8 million for health care services and systems throughout New York $3 billion in combined federal and state…

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All adults in US eligible for vaccine by 4/19

UNDATED (AP) — The White House says more than 28 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered to states this week. White House coronavirus coordinator Jeff Zients made the announcement during a weekly conference call with the nation’s governors. The allocation brings the total amount of vaccine distributed over the past three weeks to…

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Youtube Kids is under investigation

UNDATED (AP) — It isn’t just tots watching YouTube Kids these days. A Congressional panel is now taking a close look at the Google-owned video service aimed at young’uns. A House subcommittee on economic and consumer policy says YouTube doesn’t do enough to protect kids from material that could harm them. Instead, the panel says,…

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A fire in Roosevelt early this morning leaves 13 families homeless

14 fire departments respond to fire in Roosevelt early this morning, the fire at the building on Nassau Road began around 1 a.m. A near by car and trailer were also on fire. Police helped evacuate about 15 residents, while an additional 10 to 15 people were evacuated from nearby homes. Thirteen families lost their…

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Fatal car crash at Jones Beach

A person was killed this morning when their vehicle crashed into the ‘Welcome to Jones Beach’ monument on the southbound side of the Meadowbrook Parkway Police say the crash happened around 8 a.m. The car involved was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed into the sign at Exit M10 of the…