Some of the news from around Long Island this week.
Afterbetween Nassau Executive Ed Mangano and Democrats in the legislature, and other organizations lost funding from the county Thursday.
and dozens of other agencies threatening to cut off their contracts in 30 days unless Democrats would agree to vote to provide enough votes to pass a bill allowing the county to pay tax refunds it owes.
," which premiered at the 2011 and was directed by Amagansett resident Marc Levin, will get its television debut Monday on HBO.
The film is the third in a series of HBO documentaries Levin and producer Daphne Pinkerson, both Emmy-award winners, made on the human impact of the downturn in the economy.
It was standing room only at the hall, where residents gathered Monday evening to witness the swearing-in of newly elected .
The three officials were sworn in by North Hempstead Town Councilwoman Dina DeGiorgio.
St. James will soon be the home to a new, unique business – Mancaves.
“Mancaves is going to be a store that provides man caves for people as well as build man caves for people … [with] anything really cool that has to do with your home,” said owner Dan Silberman.
Silberman said virtually anything could go in a man cave – a location dedicated to the wants of the man of the household where they could socialize and hang out with friends – from barbecue equipment to pool tables, home theatre equipment and more. The Mancaves owner said the man caves could both be indoors and outdoors.
Jacqueline Parry was waiting in line on June 14 to buy two $5 scratch-off tickets when a customer in front of her told her not to buy the Ruby Red X12 ticket. "The guy in front of me in line said he didn't have a lot of luck on that particular ticket and said I should buy a different one," explained Parry, 48, of Lynbrook. "Something just told me to buy them anyway and that's exactly what I did." Parry bought two Ruby Red X12 tickets in Rockville Centre, and when she scratched off the second one she purchased, it revealed that she won the $1 million top prize.
The Peconic Bay Water Jitney quietly set out on its maiden voyage last week and will continue to connect Sag Harbor and Greenport every day for the remainder of the season.
The ferry service has been permitted by the village board's of and on a pilot basis, as well as . It is a joint venture of and Response Marine.