The 10-year lifeguard suffered a chest and hand wound in the attack, said Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone.
More than a dozen interviews with residents — along with national surveys measuring patriotic spirit — paint a complicated picture of how Long Islanders view their country on this most American of holidays.5m read
"A lot of folks are tired," said John Venza, vice president of residential services at Outreach New York, which operates treatment facilities across Long Island, Queens and Brooklyn. "They work in a life-and-death business and there hasn't been a break in years."5m read
We're spotting sunbathers, partygoers, celebrities and more on the East End this holiday weekend.
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