06/28/17 6:00am
06/28/2017 6:00 AM

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone stressed on Monday for residents to donate blood after the New York Blood Center declared a blood emergency in the New York metropolitan area.

“There are hundreds, if not thousands of people waiting for a life-saving blood transfusion that could be the difference between life and death,” Mr. Bellone said in a press release.

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06/27/17 6:00am
06/27/2017 6:00 AM

Fifteen-year-old Savon Liggins has not yet learned how to read, but that might change very soon.

A former Wading River resident who recently relocated to Central Islip, Savon has autism and brain injuries from seizures. He is also legally blind. His visual impairment and other disabilities have made it impossible for him to learn letters and numbers.

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05/05/17 5:33pm
05/05/2017 5:33 PM

In the wake of Congress narrowly approving the American Health Care Act Thursday — replacing the Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare” — local reaction from insurance and healthcare professionals was varied.  READ