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(Exclusive) Tamron Hall, Marcus Samuelsson, Ralph McDaniels and More to Be Honored During 2024 Black Authors’ Festival at Sag Harbor

The second annual Black Authors’ Festival at Sag Harbor is welcoming impressive and trailblazing honorees this year, which includes television personalities, entrepreneurs and cultural icons. The full list of honorees include: Emmy-award winning talk show host and broadcast journalist Tamron Hall, eight-time James Beard award-winning celebrity chef and Restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson, Hip Hop Pioneer Ralph

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Major Layoffs at Amityville School District Announced

The Amityville school district announced that a high number of employees are set to be laid off in June. A community letter posted to the district website from Superintendent Dr. Gina Talbert stated this was due to an “operational deficit of approximately $3.6 million from the 2022-23 school year.” On Feb. 12, the school board

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Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor Gears Up For Year Two

After their inaugural year saw over 80 guests, moving panel discussions and lively music, the Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor is in the works for a second year. The event, recently named one of USA Today’s top 10 best new festivals, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 at the same venue as last

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Pro-Palestine Rally in Mineola Calls For Peace

Last Sunday, a large crowd of demonstrators stood outside the Nassau County Executive Building in Mineola to call for peace amidst the ongoing conflict between Hamas and Israel. News 12 reported that the rally was organized by the Muslim Community of Nassau County. Hundreds surrounded the building holding signs, and some of which read “I

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