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Schumer trying to get tax relief for Long Islanders who fixed cesspools

ISLIP, N.Y. -- Some Suffolk County residents received grants to make environmental improvements to their homes, but then were shocked to learn it would count as taxable income.However, there is new hope for tax relief. As CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reported Monday, thousands of taxpayers say they were slammed with higher taxes for doing the right thing.East Islip resident Louis Castronova upgraded his old septic system for one reason, but the nearly $30,000 fixes, paid for with grant money, ended up raising his taxes $4,000."That affected me as a middle class homeowner. This could have been college," Catronova said.READ MORE: IRS says...
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Long Island Fugitive Seized By NJ State Troopers Following Route 17 Bus Incident Identified

UPDATE: A man questioned by New Jersey State Police following an alleged incident on a Greyhound bus turned out to be a fugitive from Long Island. Christopher Milton, 41, of Brentwood, NY was taken into custody in a park-and-ride lot on southbound Route 17 in Ridgewood around 6:15 p.m. Monday, June 27, after the bus driver pulled over, dialed 911 and reported that he'd threatened to shoot another passenger.

North Fork Dream Home: A tranquil woodsy retreat perched in Mattituck

“Tranquil retreat” are two words that immediately come to mind when stepping foot into this modern barn-styled home. A wall of windows and strategically placed skylights throughout fill the entire interior with tons of natural light and a calming green glow from the surrounding landscape. “Entering this stunning three-bedroom,...

Foodstuffs: Summer Happy Hours, Outdoor Dining, Saving Shellfish And A New Place To Provision

The Southampton waterfront dining spot, Manna at Lobster Inn, has launched a summer happy hour. Offered Sunday through Thursday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the bar or in the lounge area, Summer Happy Hour offers a select menu of snacks along with drink specials including $8 house wine, $5 draft beers and $8 frozen margaritas. Happy Hour snacks specials include half-priced oysters, baked clams for $7, ceviche for $9.50, burger for $9.50, falafel burger for $8, cod sandwich for $8. Also available are smaller bites including edamame for $3, deviled eggs for $4, and a pretzel for $6.

Pole and aerial fitness studio lifts off in downtown Patchogue this summer

Jessica Reisert is leaving stereotypes in the dust when it comes to pole and aerial fitness. The 24-year-old entrepreneur is opening her own aerial fitness studio this summer called The Cheeky Peach, located at 42 S. Ocean Ave. in Patchogue. The Cheeky Peach will be an inclusive, safe space that...

Zach Erdem, Owner of 75 Main, Is Living His American Dream

Zach Erdem, the owner of the restaurants 75 Main and Blu Mar in Southampton Village, is living the American dream. Erdem, 41, was raised in Musaga Komu, Turkey, where he... more. In February, Olga, her husband Mykola, and her 6-year-old son Nikita traveled to Mexico for ... by Sophie Griffin.

Love Binetti Returns To Sag Harbor—Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The East End Insiders’ Favorite Brand

Say hello to your new Hamptons obsession. Love Binetti is returning to the South Fork after a runaway season in Palm Beach. The brand is located at 8 Main Street, Sag Harbor this summer where its sunny Spring Summer ’22 collection of dresses and separates are delighting shoppers from near and far. This ‘CONCEPT’ store is a partnership with industry veteran Kim Van Dang (who’s the owner of Havens) and it’s just the start of a busy program of global pop-ups that founder Diego Binetti has up his sleeve. We called him up to get the scoop, and to hear why the Hamptons always aligns with his popular brand.

The Preston House is launching a new food truck this summer

A mock-up of the Preston House food truck, which is nearing completion ahead of a grand opening during Alive on 25 July 1. (Courtesy photo) Since opening in 2018, the Preston House restaurant has established itself as a hub for eclectic fine dining in downtown Riverhead. Now, they’re taking on...

Chefs of the North Fork Delight Guests With Their Culinary Skills

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. Foodies savored the farm-to-table restaurant trend serving up peak freshness in the East End’s agricultural heartland during Dan’s Chefs of the North Fork on Saturday, June 25 at Atlantis Banquets & Events at Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. “We’re...

DINING REVIEW: Saltaire Market

When we review a restaurant in this publication, we often write about a single dining experience – but once in a while we detour to one of the grocery stores on Fire Island. The markets provide the food that sustain us, and this is perhaps nowhere more keenly felt than in the sense of community at Saltaire Market.

Powerball ticket worth $50K sold in Oswego

OSWEGO, N.Y. (WWTI) — The New York Lottery announced that two third-prize winning tickets worth $50,000 for the June 25 Powerball drawing were sold in New York. The winning tickets had four matching numbers and the Powerball number and were sold in Oswego and Smithtown. The prize-winning tickets were purchased at Cheap Seats Sports Bar and Grill on Hillside Avenue in Oswego and the Speedway store on the Smithtown Bypass in Smithtown.

Which Hamptons Hyatt property should you redeem your points at — Topping Rose House or The Roundtree?

Summer is here, and for many New Yorkers, that means Hamptons season. Most city dwellers who “summer” in the Hamptons either own houses there or rent them, as there aren’t many hotels — let alone points hotels. However, the Hamptons, a group of towns and villages out on Long Island, are home to two Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) properties that participate in the World of Hyatt program: The Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton and The Roundtree in Amagansett.

American Airlines To Stop Flying To These Four U.S. Cities In September

Even more flights are being cut — this time from American Airlines. And there may be more cuts to follow in the coming months. American Airlines is ending service in and out of four U.S. cities due to the ongoing pilot shortage. The cities affected are: Dubuque, Iowa; Islip, New York; Ithaca, New York; and Toledo, Ohio. In a statement, American Airlines said, “We want to fly but can’t due to the lack of regional pilots.” American hopes the move will allow it to be more reliable on its remaining flights.