Gillibrand Offers Legislation to Aid ‘Food Deserts’

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced legislation Friday to improve the availability of food in areas where access to grocery stores or supplies is limited. Speaking at Island Harvest in Melville, the Democratic senator said that her Healthy Food Financing Initiative Reauthorization Act, provide $50 million annually Read More …

Coltrane Home Gets $1.75 Million Boost

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone delivered a symbolic superized check Friday for $1.75 million for improvements to the Dix Hills home of musicians John and Alice Coltrane. The Coltranes’ son, Ravi Coltrane, Steve Fulgoni, president of the Friends of the Coltrane HomeĀ  Brandee Younger, Grammy- Read More …