AG: Nursing home, 2 former workers indicted in alleged sexual abuse of patient, coverup

An East Meadow nursing home and two of its former workers have been indicted in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of a female resident and what prosecutors allege was the ensuing coverup, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Why these LI fans love Neil Diamond

A new Broadway musical, "A Beautiful Noise," celebrates Diamond's music.

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LI's most expensive home on the market lists for $43M

The Water Mill home is the highest listing on Long Island, per OneKey MLS.

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MTA considering 5.5% fare increase, LIRR service cuts to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

The fare increase would be the highest in a decade. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority laid out its proposal to shrink a projected annual deficit that could reach $3 billion in 2026 at a meeting Wednesday.

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Mineola trustees to vote on diversifying development

Village trustees will consider establishing overlay districts designed to revitalize parts of Mineola "and foster continued growth," Mayor Paul A. Pereira said.

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Nissequogue State Park to be renovated under state plan

The state's "draft master plan" for the park, released last week, would add sports fields, dog parks, fitness trails and playgrounds, and expand the area's bird conservation area. 

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Data: LI tops state in COVID-19 reinfection

The latest state statistics show 2,019 people in Nassau and Suffolk counties with a previous COVID-19 infection tested positive in the week starting Nov. 21. That comes to a 10.2 infection rate per 100,000 people, topping New York City's rate of 8.6.

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