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Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

We are $2,000 short of our goal. You can help us get there!

Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on April 10, 2015  

Please join us and donate now to help us build a Long Island that works for everyone -- because when everyone works together, Long Island “wins!”

Suffolk Police Meet With Community to Discuss Body Cameras

Suffolk police are asked to adopt use of body cameras.

Suffolk Police Meet With Community to Discuss Body Cameras

by Hendel Leiva on May 5, 2015  

Patchogue meeting opened dialogue.

Guatemalan Beaten to Death in Florida Attack

A Guatemalan immigrant was attacked outside his house.

Guatemalan Beaten to Death in Florida Attack

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 5, 2015  

Reminiscent of the "beaner jumping" attacks on Long Island.

D’Innocenzo: Start Immigrant Stories with Yourself

What are your roots?

D’Innocenzo: Start Immigrant Stories with Yourself

by Michael D’Innocenzo on May 4, 2015  

By studying our own roots, we can develop a deeper appreciation of what fellow citizens have experienced and are newly experiencing as today’s immigrants.

Worker Memorial Mass Recalls Long Island Immigrants Who Lost Lives

Families of workers joined in the memorial service.

Worker Memorial Mass Recalls Long Island Immigrants Who Lost Lives

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 4, 2015  

Two immigrant workers died on the job on Long Island in 2014.

Damian Shiels Wins Annual Immigrants’ Civil War Award

Damian Shiels traces Irish immigrants from Famine refugees to the slaughter of the Civil War.

Damian Shiels Wins Annual Immigrants’ Civil War Award

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 4, 2015  

An Irish historian uses the letters of bereft families to reconstruct the lives of Irish immigrants in the Civil War Era.

Dozens Rally in Hempstead for Immigrant Worker Rights

Long Island groups marked the day with information sessions on workers rights and a vigil.

Dozens Rally in Hempstead for Immigrant Worker Rights

by Francis Madi on May 2, 2015  

Hundreds of May Day events took place in immigrant communities around the United States.

Lincoln’s Murder and the New York Irish American

Paper mourning flags were quickly printed to be attached to poles and displayed along the president's funeral route.

Lincoln’s Murder and the New York Irish American

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 1, 2015  

The death of Lincoln held dangers for his opponents.

The Half-Hearted Apology of Joe Arpaio

The Arizona sheriff is on trial for contempt of court for defying a court order to disband immigration patrols.

The Half-Hearted Apology of Joe Arpaio

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 1, 2015  

How does a court order that received national publicity fall "through the cracks"?

Thank You, Long Island Wins

Christian Bonawandt

Thank You, Long Island Wins

by Christian Bonawandt on May 1, 2015  

After a tremendous and exciting year, it is with a heavy heart that I announce today to be my last day as online editor at Long Island Wins.

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