Long Island Man Targeted Latino Immigrants for Attack, Police Say

The authorities said the 19-year-old man chose victims at gathering places for day laborers.

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Why the Shinnecock Tribe Is Clashing With the Hamptons’ Elite

The Shinnecock Indian Nation views a casino on its reservation as a path out of poverty, but some wealthy neighbors are up in arms.

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Orient, N.Y.: A Historic Hamlet With a Low-Key Reputation

Once called ‘the place old people go to visit their parents,’ the North Fork community now skews younger, with a new generation moving in.

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Bellport, N.Y.: A Village With Extraordinary Privileges

What does it mean to own property there? For starters, automatic membership in the country club and ferry rides to an exclusive beach on Fire Island.

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Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56, Leaving Nearly 300 in Quarantine

“This kind of blatant disregard for the well-being of others is not only extremely disappointing; it will not be tolerated,” a Long Island official said.

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Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56 with Coronavirus in Long Island

“This kind of blatant disregard for the well-being of others is not only extremely disappointing; it will not be tolerated,” a Long Island official said.

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Trump’s Weakened Hold on Long Island Leaves King, Zeldin Seats at Risk

Peter King is leaving Congress, and Lee Zeldin could be vulnerable. The elections in the two districts will be “a referendum on Trump,” a strategist said.

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Trump’s Weakened Hold on Long Island Puts 2 G.O.P. House Seats at Risk

Peter King is leaving Congress, and Lee Zeldin could be vulnerable. The elections in the two districts will be “a referendum on Trump,” a strategist said.

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Can This Billionaire Save N.Y.’s Senate Republicans?

Ronald Lauder is spending millions of dollars to defeat Democratic state senators, whose party is tantalizingly close to a supermajority.

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Chainsmokers Promoter and Sweet 16 Venue Fined Over Virus Violations

The Sweet 16 party, at a Long Island catering hall, led to a flare-up that sickened dozens and forced 270 into quarantine, officials said.

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Rapid Testing is at Parties, Concerts and Hotels. Social Distance Still Required.

Determined to proceed with parties and events this summer, hosts are adding screenings at the door. But such measures are hardly a guarantee of safety, medical experts warn.

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Rave Under the Kosciuszko Bridge: Are Illicit Parties Endangering N.Y.C.?

Videos and photos posted on social media of a number of parties show few guests abiding by social-distancing guidelines.

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