A Suffolk nursing home whose owners were accused of paying themselves millions in public funds while slashing costs that jeopardized patient care agreed to pay $28 million and adopt a host of reforms to settle a lawsuit filed by the state attorney general.
More than 400 animals living in "horrible" conditions were seized from a Nassau home, 10 months after authorities removed an alligator and gave the owner time to clean up his house, according to Nassau prosecutors and the SPCA.
WASHINGTON -- Southampton philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and other animal-rights advocates urged Congress on Tuesday to pass a resolution demanding an end to the killing and eating of thousands of dogs at a festival in China that began this week.
When Nassau County hired a marketing company in 2013 to promote its film industry, officials justified the no-bid contract by saying the firm had "unique expertise" and offered services that "cannot be provided by any staff currently employed by the county."
Gregory W. Meeks, who is seeking a 10th term in Congress, will face off next Tuesday against Ali Mirza, an Elmont businessman who wants to reform the immigration system, in a Democratic primary in the 5th Congressional District.
The Huntington Planning Board will hear from the public Wednesday about changing the town's comprehensive plan to allow construction of an $80 million, 390,000-square-foot commercial development on Jericho Turnpike in Elwood.
National Grid and NextEra are proposing to build the largest solar energy array in the state on 350 acres of wooded property beside the shuttered Shoreham nuclear plant in a move that could stoke the green-for-green debate.
It's been 10 years since LL Dent opened in Carle Place, with chef Leisa Dent serving fried green tomatoes, slab bacon and grits, fried chicken with a side of collards, and sweet potato pie for dessert. Without intending to be, Dent's menu has been ahead of the curve, as many new restaurants nationwide debuted with menus that glorify Southern classics.