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Long Island Eid Bazaars Invites Celebration

Eid al-Adha, one of the most important events in the Islamic Calendar, is a three-day celebration most likely to begin on June 28, as per Al Jazeera. The celebration commemorates the willingness of prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail, to Allah, as told in the Quran. The story is also told in Judaism and

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5 Ways Long Islanders Can Celebrate Pride
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5 Ways Long Islanders Can Celebrate Pride

June is Pride Month, which means there’s no better time to celebrate the LGBTQ community than right now. On Long Island, there’s an opportunity for something to do around every corner – if you know where to look. To give a brief background on the history of Pride Month, June was chosen as Pride Month

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Babylon Pride Parade Marches On in Fourth Year

On June 4, the town of Babylon Village held its fourth annual Pride parade, celebrating the local diversity and allowing LGBTQ+ Long Islanders to express themselves. The festivities started on Deer Park Ave. at noon, but the parade itself started at 3 p.m. An after party was held at 6.p.m. at Mary Carroll’s, a bar

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Fast Food is Big Bucks, but Keeps People Down (Op-Ed)

Deer Park is host to an ever-growing smorgasbord of fast food establishments, grocery stores, and gas stations, with little space for recreational activity. I’ve asked local Long Island residents, in and out of Deer Park, their opinions on the matter. The consensus seems unified. There is too much, but most don’t realize it. Fast food

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Lon Island Congressman George Santos at the House Chamber
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LI Congressman George Santos to Face Federal Charges: Now What?

Long Island Congressman George Santos has been charged with 13 federal counts, which includes seven counts of wire fraud, three counts of money laundering, one count of theft of public funds, and two counts of making materially false statements to the House of Representatives regarding his finances according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District

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4 Ways to Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

It is the beginning of May and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! May was chosen specifically to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. Chinese immigrants mainly worked on this railroad. This month also commemorates the first arrival of Japanese immigrants to the U.S., which began

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