Destruction left behind by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo courtesy of Rockaway Youth Task Force via Amsterdam News)

Sandy, Five Years On

Brooklyn, Environment, Metro Area, Queens October 27, 2017 at 8:48 pm

For the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, numerous community publications marked the occasion.

The Islamic Center of Long Island (Photo via Long Island Press)

A New Interfaith Institute on Long Island

Long Island, Muslim October 22, 2015 at 1:58 pm

The Islamic Center of Long Island is opening an Interfaith Institute to promote understanding of various faiths in the community, especially among students, reports Long Island Press.

Hempstead High School students rally on school grounds (Photo by Rashed Mian via Long Island Press)

A Year Later, LI High School Rallies to ‘Bring Back our Girls’

African, Education, Long Island April 21, 2015 at 5:23 pm

Students and staff at Hempstead High School remembered the Nigerian school girls abducted by Boko Haram at a rally held on the one-year anniversary of the kidnapping.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone (middle) joins LGBT advocates and business leaders to announce a proposed LGBT-friendly senior housing facility in Bay Shore. (Photo courtesy of Suffolk County Executive's Office via Long Island Press)

LGBT Senior Housing Planned on LI

LGBTQ, Long Island October 8, 2014 at 4:36 pm

An LGBT senior housing complex with 55 rental units will be built in Bay Shore, it was announced Oct. 7, reports Long Island Press.

A First for Islamic Center of LI

A First for Islamic Center of LI

In the News, Long Island, Muslim, Video October 2, 2014 at 4:39 pm

Pakistani-born Isma Chaudhry will become the first-ever female president of the Islamic Center of Long Island as of Jan. 1, 2015, reports Long Island Press.

Downtowners Remember 9/11 at Memorial

Downtowners Remember 9/11 at Memorial

Government, Long Island, Manhattan September 10, 2013 at 9:19 pm

Lower Manhattan residents gathered for a community evening at the 9/11 Memorial on September 8 to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

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L.I. Muslims See Challenges, Hope After Boston Attacks

In the News, Long Island, Religion May 3, 2013 at 4:14 pm

A wave of fear swept through the Long Island Muslim community after the Boston Marathon bombing suspects turned out to be of Islamic faith. Rashed Mian from Long Island Press reaches out to Muslim leaders to gauge the fears and hopes of the community following the attacks.