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Immigration

Hampton Bays Marches in Solidarity with "A Day Without Immigrants"

Immigrants and activists showed solidarity in downtown Hampton Bays on Thursday, Feb. 16, as part of ‘A Day Without Immigrants,’ a nationwide strike in support of immigrant rights, in which many immigrant workers stayed home from work in protest of increased immigration enforcement under the Trump administration.

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East Hampton

Immigration

East Hampton Pledges to Protect Immigrant Community

East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, the son of immigrants who was raised in East Hampton, pledged Thursday night to not participate in President Donald Trump’s executive order allowing local police departments to serve as immigration officers.

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East End

Borders

As Russian Intel Ship Skirts Long Island, Lawmakers Sound Alarm

As a Russian intelligence vessel skirted the eastern tip of Long Island this week in international waters in the midst of heightened national attention to U.S.-Russian relations, federal lawmakers in Connecticut and on the East End sounded an alarm about the ship’s proximity to U.S. military installations.

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Riverhead

Health Care

Healthcare Town Hall to be Held in Riverhead Thursday

The Long Island Progressive Coalition will host a Health Care Town Hall for the First Congressional District next Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at Riverhead's First Baptist Church at 1018 Northville Turnpike. All are invited to attend. 

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Jamesport

Land Preservation

Krupski: County Has Reached A Deal To Preserve Historic Sharper's Hill

A 42-acre piece of land in Jamesport known to contain the cremains of ancient Long Island residents is slated to be preserved by Suffolk County, announced Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski at Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter’s State of the Town address Wednesday night.

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East End

Farming

Tickets Available for Land Trust's "Long Island Grown IV"

The Peconic Land Trust has announced the kick-off of “Long Island Grown IV,” its annual conversations with local farmers, food and beverage producers and chefs at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton.

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