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Doctor says improving condition of Suffolk cop injured in suspected DWI crash

The doctor overseeing his care said Monday that the condition of a Suffolk County police officer who suffered life-threatening brain injuries in a crash that authorities said was caused by a drunk driver is no…

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey is stepping down as CEO

The company, Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, has announced that he is stepping down as CEO of the social media platform. He will be succeeded by Paraj Agrawal, Twitter’s current chief technology officer. Dorsey will…

Rep. Tom Sozzi is expected to announce his presidential run

ALBANI — Representative Tom Suozzi of Glen Cove is expected to announce Monday that he will run for governor, according to a person close to Suozzi. Suozzi (D-Glen Cove), 59, in his third term in…

LIPA Holds Public Hearings on PSEG’s New Contract, “Solar Tax”

This week LIPA will hold a series of virtual meetings that will allow taxpayers to influence changes to the rules that include the newly proposed “solar tax” and to its revised contract with PSEG Long…

In the Jussie Smollett trial, the Osundairo brothers take center stage

CHICAGO – Two brothers stand at the center of the case that prosecutors will take to the jury when the trial of Jussie Smollett begins this week. The former “Empire” actor confirms he was the…

County bike-sharing program seeks expansion in Southwold

Southold officials are considering whether to allow a county-wide bike-sharing program to expand into the city by installing multiple bike racks on city property. Chris Damon, co-founder of PedalShare, the official operator of Suffolk County’s…

WHO chief: Omicron shows need for global agreement on epidemics

GENEVA – The World Health Organization is seeking an international agreement on Monday to help prevent and combat future pandemics amid the emergence of a worrying new type of COVID-19 omicron. The Director-General of the…

This year’s Santa experience is a mixture of laps and distances

Santa Claus is back this year, but he’s being careful as he continues to tiptoe during the pandemic. “Be smart. Be interested. If you have the slightest tickle in your throat, the tiniest feeling, you…

Outlook: Mixture of sun and mist with highs in the mid-40s

Meteorologists said Monday begins the work week under overcast skies, before giving way to the sun, which should raise thermometers into the mid-40s, although gale-force winds may develop this afternoon. “The winds will make the…

As workers struggle with the pandemic, employers are expanding mental health benefits

Employers are boosting mental health benefits as the COVID-19 pandemic continues into its second year, according to a report released this month by the KFF, also known as the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. “With…

NFL Week 12 Jets Ranking vs Houston Texans

Attack: b- Zach Wilson didn’t have the game he wanted on his comeback after missing four games with a knee injury. He shot for only 145 yards and no passing touchdown. Wilson was intercepted for…

Seth Meyers reveals the arrival of the third child in September

Comedian Seth Meyers revealed on his late-night talk show on NBC on Thanksgiving that he and his attorney wife Alexi Ashe welcomed their third child in mid-September. In a home video that went live, the…

Giants Week 12 Ranking vs Philadelphia Eagles

Attack: d The fact that the Giants won the spinning battle 4-0 – plus they had two consecutive spins – and nearly lost the match rests entirely on offense. They only gained 264 yards, scored…

Gates Q&A: John Franklin Myers makes up for last week’s mistake

How did John Franklin Myers make up for a game-changing penalty last week? in a big way. The Jets’ defensive end had two bags and a key interception when the Texans were in the red…

Michael Strahan is a thoughtful fan at the Giants jersey retirement party

Michael Strahan saved his last sack for the disgruntled Giants fans. Marking Strahan’s 92nd retirement at the end of Sunday’s game at MetLife Stadium, Strahan appeared to deviate from his remarks intended to speak directly…