Local News for Farmingville, Holbrook, Holtsville, Lake Grove, and Lake Ronkonkoma
CNN's Chris Cuomo compares Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's recent comments on blocking the Biden administration's agenda to comments he previously made about the Obama administration, and analyzes what it could mean for Democrats. Read more from OnSachem News.
A so-called audit being driven by Republicans in the Arizona state Senate, perpetuating the falsehood that the 2020 election was filled with widespread voter fraud, has continued amid court hearings and questions over procedures and transparency. CNN's Kyung Lah reports one person involved in the tally of nearly 2.1 million ballots is raising eyebrows. Read more from OnSachem News.
Garrett Rolfe, the former Atlanta police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot, was wrongly terminated, the Atlanta Civil Service Board has ruled. CNN's Ryan Young reports. Read more from OnSachem News.
Rent-a-bear stars in California race for governor, catching treats and appearing in commercials. Jeanne Moos reports. Read more from OnSachem News.
US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy's son popped into his camera's view during a live interview on CBS. Dr. Murthy explains to CNN's Erin Burnett why he doesn't mind when these moments happen. Read more from OnSachem News.
GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik now appears poised to become the next House Republican conference chairwoman as the party unites against Rep. Liz Cheney for calling out former President Donald Trump's big election lie, and Stefanik rallies behind it. Read more from OnSachem News.
SpaceX successfully landed its Mars rocket prototype on a landing pad after a quick test flight. It was the fifth attempt, after the others ended with explosions. Read more from OnSachem News.
Progress on women's rights in Afghanistan could be at risk with the withdrawal of US and international troops, even if the Taliban doesn't fully take power, according to a newly declassified US intelligence report. CNN's Alex Marquardt reports. Read more from OnSachem News.
CNN's Pete Muntean reports on a recent rash of disruptive and sometimes violent incidents on board commercial flights. Read more from OnSachem News.
CNN's Jamie Gangel reports that House minority leader Kevin McCarthy does not want to testify under oath about his conversation with former President Trump concerning the Capitol insurrection. Read more from OnSachem News.
Harrisburg, Pa. – After a year of overcoming challenges and going above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is celebrating teachers across the state for their dedication to ensure every student has the tools to reach their full potential. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – A controversy involving teachers unions, the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on reopening schools has sparked an inquiry from Congressional Republicans. Read more from OnSachem News.
Cindy McCain, former Sen. John McCain's widow, reflects on attack ads from the 2000 George W. Bush campaign focused on her adopted daughter, Bridget. Read more from OnSachem News.
Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser discusses a new Covid-19 guideline that restricts dancing at wedding venues in Washington, DC. Read more from OnSachem News.
President Joe Biden says that the turmoil in the Republican party over Rep. Liz Cheney's (R-WY) opposition to former President Donald Trump's lies about the 2020 election indicates that the GOP is in the 'midst of a mini-revolution.' Read more from OnSachem News.
CNN congressional correspondent Lauren Fox profiles Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), the lawmaker former President Donald Trump and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) are backing to replace Rep. Liz Cheney if she is ousted from her leadership position as GOP conference chairwoman. Read more from OnSachem News.
Marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk talks with CNN's Julia Chatterley about the launch of his VeeFriends NFT project. Read more from OnSachem News.
Human rights advocates, former hostages and some members of Congress are urging the Biden administration not to seriously engage with Tehran on reinstating the nuclear deal until all U.S. and Western hostages held in Iran are released, thus maintaining maximum leverage for their safe return. Read more from OnSachem News.
Urban progressivism is on the ballot in Pennsylvania’s biggest cities, where the May 18 primary will measure Democratic voters’ satisfaction with ideological governance. Read more from OnSachem News.
Enduring problems throughout Central America drive the southern U.S. border crisis. President Biden wants to address them with costly programs like those that haven't worked for decades. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – Facebook announced Wednesday that the social media company would keep in place its suspension on former President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. Read more from OnSachem News.
(The Center Square) – More than 100 colleges across the U.S. have said they will require students to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend in-person classes. Read more from OnSachem News.
- Lake Ronkonkoma man, 29, killed after FedEx truck hit his crashed car on LIE: Suffolk Police
- New York lawmakers move to once again extend ban on evictions
- Only about 10 percent of New York hospitals get top grade in safety report
- New Yorks joins New Jersey, Connecticut in plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions
- COVID-19 vaccines now at every Rite Aid for online and walk-in appointments
- Dramatic increase in New York's census numbers compared to estimates draws concern from onlookers
- Analysis: Repealing cap on SALT deductions would increase disparities in New York
- Sachem High School East hosts museum walk displaying world cultures
- DiNapoli: New York budget draws on $26.7 billion from new revenue sources
- Report: Cuomo administration ordered health officials not to release nursing home death toll numbers