Metropolitan Transportation Authority Announces Increased Mask Enforcement Throughout the System
Staff Writer on Sep 27, 2021
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced that MTA officers will be stepping up mask enforcement throughout the system and those who do not comply with mask requirements will be likely... more
A fire that caused extensive damage to a house on the Shinnecock territory last week is believed to have been the work of an arsonist, the tribe announced in its Nationâ€™s Voice newsletter. â€śIn the early hours of Wednesday, October 20, 2021, tribal member Peggy Crumpâ€™s house was intentionally set on fire by an unknown [person] or assailants,â€ť the newsletter stated. â€śSignificant damage was done to the home. No one was in the home during the incident and no injuries have been reported.â€ť The tribe announced a $20,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest and said the blaze ... 27 Oct 2021 by Stephen J. Kotz
The Express News Group is participating in a program, â€śThe Last, Best Shot,â€ť sponsored by The Boston Globe. In an effort to clear up misinformation about vaccines, the Globe published a special front-page section on August 18 to comprehensively debunk myths about vaccines and identify other barriers to vaccination, and has agreed to share those stories with participating publications. This article discusses ways to try to convince the â€śvaccine hesitant,â€ť with advice from several experts at persuasion â€” including a top Girl Scout cookie sales person. â€śThe aide is very good,â€ť Carol Rosenstock said. â€śShe is really attentive to my ... 20 Aug 2021 by The Boston Globe
A scourge of overdose deaths related to a â€śbad batchâ€ť of what is believed to be fentanyl-laced cocaine has led to six overdose deaths in Southold and Shelter Island towns this week, a string of tragic deaths unlike any Southold Police Chief Martin Flatley said his town has seen before. In the past seven days, there have been eight drug overdose cases in the two towns with all but one occurring in Southold Town. Four of the six deaths occurred on Friday alone. Police Chief Martin Flatley said he has brought in the Suffolk County district attorneyâ€™s office to assist ... 15 Aug 2021 by Steve Wick
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