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

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft are set to legally hit local roads starting June 29.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced last week that the county will participate in statewide regulations outlined in the state budget adopted April. The county could have opted out of permitting such services, but chose not to exercise that right. READ

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06/15/17 6:00am

You’ve likely heard the term “brain drain” before. It’s an expression often used to describe the mass departure of post-college Long Islanders to other parts of the country, where the cost of living is more affordable.

On the North Fork, where the housing market has rebounded — and is even thriving in some places — and the stock of affordable housing remains low, and local municipalities are exploring ways to keep the millennial workforce from leaving the area.

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06/09/17 1:59pm

Riverhead Plaza, which is hoping to bring Regal Cinemas to the former Walmart site, took a step forward Thursday.

Plans for a multiplex movie theater at the former Walmart property on Route 58 took a step forward Thursday night after the Riverhead Zoning Board of Appeals approved a number of variances, including one that will allow the building to be slightly taller than the zoning permits.

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