SOKOLOFF STERN, LLP

About SOKOLOFF STERN LLP

Sokoloff Stern LLP actively litigates in federal and state courts and administrative agencies in the State of New York. The firm provides litigation and non-litigation services to businesses, insurance companies, third-party administrators, governments and other public entities, and private clients.

 

While the attorneys at Sokoloff Stern LLP are highly experienced litigators and appellate practitioners, they also counsel corporate, professional, insurance, and private clients how to avoid litigation and channels of alternative dispute resolution.

 

Although the firm focuses on the defense of civil rights, tort, and contract matters, its lawyers often litigate disputes in a wide range of other areas. The firm’s attorneys lecture to lawyers and laypeople alike, primarily in the areas of employment law, civil rights, police procedure, land use, school law, and civil procedure.

 

Sokoloff Stern LLP adds state of the art computer technology, research tools, and case management software to old-fashioned hard work and dedication to serve its clients with the utmost care and efficiency.

A Full-Service Law Firm

SOKOLOFF STERN PROUDLY REPRESENTS
GOVERNMENT ENTITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF NEW YORK

BRIAN SOKOLOFF AND STEVEN STERN LECTURE LONG ISLAND POLICE CHIEFS

April 1, 2009 Brian Sokoloff and Steven Stern lectured on police liability claims to a roomful of Chiefs of Police, municipal insurers, and attorneys at the Town of East Hampton Police Department headquarters.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

November 19, 2009 Steven Stern lectured on the topic of municipal civil rights at Stony Brook University as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s program entitled “Legalese.”

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

March 16, 2010   Steven Stern lectured on the legal ramifications and political fallout over the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S.Ct. 1937 (May 18, 2009) as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s program entitled “The Law and Politics” at Stony Brook University.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

October 11, 2011 Steven Stern lectured on the topic of First Amendment free speech claims in public employment at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Law & Politics program.

BRIAN SOKOLOFF LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

November 29, 2011 Brian Sokoloff lectured on the topic of religious land use discrimination claims at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Law & Politics program.

STEVEN STERN SPEAKS AT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL LAW CONFERENCE

December 5, 2011 Steven Stern was a guest panelist, giving the defense attorney’s perspective on Hot Topics in Employment Discrimination Law at the Annual School Law Conference sponsored jointly by the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES ON PRO SE LITIGATION

September 5, 2013 Steven Stern lectured to attorneys and insurance claims representatives on strategies to handle public entity litigation against pro se litigants.

ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURES ON AGE DISCRIMINATION

September 5, 2013 Adam Kleinberg lectured to attorneys and insurance claims representatives on recent developments in age discrimination claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the federal civil rights laws.

STEVEN STERN AND MELISSA HOLTZER LECTURE ON EMPLOYEE LEAVE ISSUES TO NYCOM

March 21, 2014 Steven Stern and Melissa Holtzer held a workshop entitled The Alphabet Soup of Employee Leave Benefits for a group of municipal representatives at a New York Conference of Mayors training session.

ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURES ON THE DEFENSE OF TORT CLAIMS

September 17, 2014 Adam Kleinberg lectured to attorneys and insurance claims representatives on recent developments in the defense of snow and ice liability claims.

SOKOLOFF STERN ATTORNEYS JUDGE STUDENT COMPETITIONS

February 21, 2015 Brian Sokoloff, Melissa Holtzer, Susan Odessky, and Anthony Cardoso sat as judges at the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition in the Eastern District of New York. Attorneys from Sokoloff Stern participate annually in this event.

ADAM KLEINBERG ELECTED TO LONG ISLAND SCHOOL BOARD

May 19, 2015 Adam Kleinberg was elected to the Half Hollow Hills Central School District Board of Education. He will serve a three year term as a Board Trustee.

SOKOLOFF STERN OPENS NEW OFFICE IN GOSHEN, NEW YORK

July 1, 2015 Sokoloff Stern opened its doors at 43 Hatfield Lane, Suite 3B, Goshen, New York 10924. The new office will allow the firm to better serve its clients in the Hudson Valley and upstate New York.

STEVEN STERN SERVES ON POLICE LIABILITY PANEL

September 16, 2015 Steven Stern was a panelist on recent topics in police liability litigation, lecturing to an audience of attorneys and municipal insurance representatives. Mr. Stern led a discussion on police encounters with emotionally disturbed persons.

SOKOLOFF STERN ANNOUNCES NEWEST PARTNER

October 1, 2015 Kiera J. Meehan, who has been with the firm since 2008, became a partner in the firm. Ms. Meehan is a fierce litigator whose practice focuses on the defense of general liability/tort actions, including premises, motor vehicle, property damage, and reputational torts.

SOKOLOFF STERN JOINS FORCES WITH ANGELS FOR WARRIORS TO PROVIDE PRO BONO SERVICES TO VETERANS

March 30, 2016 Sokoloff Stern is proud of its association with Angels for Warriors, a Long Island organization dedicated to providing pro bono legal services for veterans.

STEVEN STERN PRESENTS AT NYCOM

May 2, 2016 Steven Stern lectured at the annual meeting of the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials on May 2, 2016. His lecture entitled, What did they say?

STEVEN STERN PRESENTS AT CLAIMS AND LITIGATION MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE

July 14, 2016 Steven Stern was a panelist at this summer’s CLM Municipal Law Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on the topic: Recent Developments in Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement Officers.

BRIAN SOKOLOFF PRESENTS AT CLAIMS AND LITIGATION MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE

July 15, 2016 Brian Sokoloff was a panelist at this summer’s CLM Municipal Law Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on the topic: Law Enforcement Professional Liability.

SOKOLOFF STERN HEADING TO UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

April 17, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear argument in Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates, Inc. on April 17, 2017. The important procedural issue before the Court is .

SOKOLOFF STERN PREVAILS AT UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

June 5, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Town of Chester, holding a litigant seeking to intervene as of right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24 must show Article III standing if the intervenor wishes to pursue relief not requested by a party.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT CLM SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE

November 2, 2017 Steven Stern was a guest lecturer at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s Municipal Law Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on the topic Defending Law Enforcement Claims in a High Tech World.

STEVEN STERN CHAIRS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION AT CLM 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

March 15, 2018 Steven Stern led a discussion entitled: Say What? Free Speech in the Public Arena at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.

ADAM KLEINBERG PUBLISHES IN MUNICIPAL LAWYER JOURNAL

May 10, 2018 Partner Adam Kleinberg’s article, entitled Litigation, Then Regulations: What Procedures Should School Districts Follow When a Student is to Be Interviewed About Possible Abuse or Mistreatment? 

ADAM KLEINBERG RE-ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE

May 10, 2018 Adam Kleinberg was re-elected to serve a second term as a Trustee on the Half Hollow Hills Central School District Board of Education. He continues to head the Board’s Policy Committee, which he has led since taking office in July 2015.

KIERA MEEHAN AND ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURE ON PUBLIC HOUSING LITIGATION

May 16, 2018 Kiera Meehan and Adam Kleinberg presented to insurance professionals for the Housing Authority Risk Retention Group an update on various topics affecting public housing law.

ADAM KLEINBERG NAMED ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AT TOURO LAW SCHOOL

August 2018 Adam Kleinberg began his teaching career at his alma mater, Touro Law School, teaching Education Law for the fall semester. The firm is proud of him, but refuses to call him Professor.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES ON THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

September 6, 2018 Steven Stern presented to a roomful of attorneys and insurers in Plymouth, Michigan on significant recent developments in ADA jurisprudence.

ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURES ON THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

November 27, 2018 Adam Kleinberg presented at the inaugural ExecuSummit Wage and Hour Seminar held at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut about settlement of claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

BRIAN SOKOLOFF APPEARS ON CBS’s 48 HOURS

December 1, 2018 Brian Sokoloff was featured in an hour-long episode of 48 Hours regarding Henry v. Hess. In this civil case, Mr. Sokoloff defended Police Officer Aaron Hess

SOKOLOFF STERN OPENS DOORS IN GOSHEN, NEW YORK

January 1, 2019 Sokoloff Stern announces the opening of its new offices at 10 Matthews Street in Goshen, New York. This location will allow the firm to better serve its many clients in the Hudson Valley and upstate New York.

SOKOLOFF STERN PARTNERS LECTURE AT NASSAU COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION ON ADA ACCESSIBILITY

March 14, 2019 Partners Adam Kleinberg and Steven Stern lectured at the Nassau County Bar Association’s Civil Rights Committee on litigating accessibility cases under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

STEVEN STERN WILL BE LECTURING ON DEFENDING FIRST AMENDMENT CLAIMS IN SAN DIEGO, CA

January 31, 2020 Steven Stern will be lecturing on defending First Amendment claims at Defense Resource Institute’s annual Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability seminar in San Diego, California.

STEVEN STERN IS ADMITTED INTO TWO PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

March 9, 2020 Steven Stern and Chelsea Weisbord drafted the First Amendment chapter for the Fifth Edition of the American Bar Association’s book entitled, “Sword & Shield: A Practical Approach to Section 1983 Litigation.”

ADAM KLEINBERG PARTICIPATES IN COVID-19 ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 Adam Kleinberg became a member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s COVID Help Task Force, providing pro bono services to community members who need assistance with labor/employment and other matters arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

ADAM KLEINBERG TEACHES EDUCATION LAW CLASS

Adam Kleinberg is once again teaching Education Law class at Touro Law School. The course touches on many of the firm’s practice areas. Professor Kleinberg is honored to have the opportunity to continue giving back to his alma mater.

ADAM KLEINBERG ADMITTED TO NEW JERSEY BAR

After being a member of the New York State bar for over 20 years, Adam Kleinberg was admitted to the New Jersey bar, to better assist the firm’s growing New Jersey practice. Partner Leo Dorfman is also an active member of the New Jersey bar.

SOKOLOFF STERN ATTORNEYS AUTHOR FIRST AMENDMENT CHAPTER OF NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION HANDBOOK

Steven Stern and Chelsea Weisbord drafted the First Amendment chapter for the Fifth Edition of the American Bar Association’s book entitled, “Sword & Shield: A Practical Approach to Section 1983 Litigation.”

ELECTION LAW VICTORY

In an apparent issue of first impression, Onondaga County Supreme Court Justice Scott DelConte found in favor of Sokoloff Sterns municipal client, denying an Article 78 petition that sought to invalidate a political partys nominating petitions. The court found the petitioners failed to allege any fatal defects in the reliance on copies and remote means to communicate with a notary public. The court dismissed the petition in its entirety.
Adam I. Kleinberg and Connor Mulry defended the case.

SOKOLOFF STERN DEFEATS EMPLOYEES CLAIMS AGAINST CHARTER SCHOOL

In Curtis v. Growing Up Green Charter School, the Supreme Court, Queens County dismissed a former employees claims for failure to comply with the requirements of the Education Law and General Municipal Law. The court found the pre-suit notice of claim requirements that routinely apply to public schools also applied to claims against charter schools.
Adam I. Kleinberg and Connor Mulry defended the case.

Firm News​

BRIAN SOKOLOFF AND STEVEN STERN LECTURE LONG ISLAND POLICE CHIEFS

April 1, 2009 Brian Sokoloff and Steven Stern lectured on police liability claims to a roomful of Chiefs of Police, municipal insurers, and attorneys at the Town of East Hampton Police Department headquarters.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

November 19, 2009 Steven Stern lectured on the topic of municipal civil rights at Stony Brook University as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s program entitled “Legalese.”

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

March 16, 2010   Steven Stern lectured on the legal ramifications and political fallout over the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 129 S.Ct. 1937 (May 18, 2009) as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s program entitled “The Law and Politics” at Stony Brook University.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

October 11, 2011 Steven Stern lectured on the topic of First Amendment free speech claims in public employment at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Law & Politics program.

BRIAN SOKOLOFF LECTURES AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

November 29, 2011 Brian Sokoloff lectured on the topic of religious land use discrimination claims at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s Law & Politics program.

STEVEN STERN SPEAKS AT THE ANNUAL SCHOOL LAW CONFERENCE

December 5, 2011 Steven Stern was a guest panelist, giving the defense attorney’s perspective on Hot Topics in Employment Discrimination Law at the Annual School Law Conference sponsored jointly by the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES ON PRO SE LITIGATION

September 5, 2013 Steven Stern lectured to attorneys and insurance claims representatives on strategies to handle public entity litigation against pro se litigants.

ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURES ON AGE DISCRIMINATION

September 5, 2013 Adam Kleinberg lectured to attorneys and insurance claims representatives on recent developments in age discrimination claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the federal civil rights laws.

STEVEN STERN AND MELISSA HOLTZER LECTURE ON EMPLOYEE LEAVE ISSUES TO NYCOM

March 21, 2014 Steven Stern and Melissa Holtzer held a workshop entitled The Alphabet Soup of Employee Leave Benefits for a group of municipal representatives at a New York Conference of Mayors training session.

ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURES ON THE DEFENSE OF TORT CLAIMS

September 17, 2014 Adam Kleinberg lectured to attorneys and insurance claims representatives on recent developments in the defense of snow and ice liability claims.

SOKOLOFF STERN ATTORNEYS JUDGE STUDENT COMPETITIONS

February 21, 2015 Brian Sokoloff, Melissa Holtzer, Susan Odessky, and Anthony Cardoso sat as judges at the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition in the Eastern District of New York. Attorneys from Sokoloff Stern participate annually in this event.

ADAM KLEINBERG ELECTED TO LONG ISLAND SCHOOL BOARD

May 19, 2015 Adam Kleinberg was elected to the Half Hollow Hills Central School District Board of Education. He will serve a three year term as a Board Trustee.

SOKOLOFF STERN OPENS NEW OFFICE IN GOSHEN, NEW YORK

July 1, 2015 Sokoloff Stern opened its doors at 43 Hatfield Lane, Suite 3B, Goshen, New York 10924. The new office will allow the firm to better serve its clients in the Hudson Valley and upstate New York.

STEVEN STERN SERVES ON POLICE LIABILITY PANEL

September 16, 2015 Steven Stern was a panelist on recent topics in police liability litigation, lecturing to an audience of attorneys and municipal insurance representatives. Mr. Stern led a discussion on police encounters with emotionally disturbed persons.

SOKOLOFF STERN ANNOUNCES NEWEST PARTNER

October 1, 2015 Kiera J. Meehan, who has been with the firm since 2008, became a partner in the firm. Ms. Meehan is a fierce litigator whose practice focuses on the defense of general liability/tort actions, including premises, motor vehicle, property damage, and reputational torts.

SOKOLOFF STERN JOINS FORCES WITH ANGELS FOR WARRIORS TO PROVIDE PRO BONO SERVICES TO VETERANS

March 30, 2016 Sokoloff Stern is proud of its association with Angels for Warriors, a Long Island organization dedicated to providing pro bono legal services for veterans.

STEVEN STERN PRESENTS AT NYCOM

May 2, 2016 Steven Stern lectured at the annual meeting of the New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials on May 2, 2016. His lecture entitled, What did they say?

STEVEN STERN PRESENTS AT CLAIMS AND LITIGATION MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE

July 14, 2016 Steven Stern was a panelist at this summer’s CLM Municipal Law Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on the topic: Recent Developments in Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement Officers.

BRIAN SOKOLOFF PRESENTS AT CLAIMS AND LITIGATION MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE

July 15, 2016 Brian Sokoloff was a panelist at this summer’s CLM Municipal Law Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on the topic: Law Enforcement Professional Liability.

SOKOLOFF STERN HEADING TO UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

April 17, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear argument in Town of Chester v. Laroe Estates, Inc. on April 17, 2017. The important procedural issue before the Court is .

SOKOLOFF STERN PREVAILS AT UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

June 5, 2017 The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Town of Chester, holding a litigant seeking to intervene as of right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24 must show Article III standing if the intervenor wishes to pursue relief not requested by a party.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES AT CLM SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE

November 2, 2017 Steven Stern was a guest lecturer at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s Municipal Law Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on the topic Defending Law Enforcement Claims in a High Tech World.

STEVEN STERN CHAIRS ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION AT CLM 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

March 15, 2018 Steven Stern led a discussion entitled: Say What? Free Speech in the Public Arena at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.

ADAM KLEINBERG PUBLISHES IN MUNICIPAL LAWYER JOURNAL

May 10, 2018 Partner Adam Kleinberg’s article, entitled Litigation, Then Regulations: What Procedures Should School Districts Follow When a Student is to Be Interviewed About Possible Abuse or Mistreatment? 

ADAM KLEINBERG RE-ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD TRUSTEE

May 10, 2018 Adam Kleinberg was re-elected to serve a second term as a Trustee on the Half Hollow Hills Central School District Board of Education. He continues to head the Board’s Policy Committee, which he has led since taking office in July 2015.

KIERA MEEHAN AND ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURE ON PUBLIC HOUSING LITIGATION

May 16, 2018 Kiera Meehan and Adam Kleinberg presented to insurance professionals for the Housing Authority Risk Retention Group an update on various topics affecting public housing law.

ADAM KLEINBERG NAMED ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AT TOURO LAW SCHOOL

August 2018 Adam Kleinberg began his teaching career at his alma mater, Touro Law School, teaching Education Law for the fall semester. The firm is proud of him, but refuses to call him Professor.

STEVEN STERN LECTURES ON THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

September 6, 2018 Steven Stern presented to a roomful of attorneys and insurers in Plymouth, Michigan on significant recent developments in ADA jurisprudence.

ADAM KLEINBERG LECTURES ON THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

November 27, 2018 Adam Kleinberg presented at the inaugural ExecuSummit Wage and Hour Seminar held at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut about settlement of claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

BRIAN SOKOLOFF APPEARS ON CBS’s 48 HOURS

December 1, 2018 Brian Sokoloff was featured in an hour-long episode of 48 Hours regarding Henry v. Hess. In this civil case, Mr. Sokoloff defended Police Officer Aaron Hess

SOKOLOFF STERN OPENS DOORS IN GOSHEN, NEW YORK

January 1, 2019 Sokoloff Stern announces the opening of its new offices at 10 Matthews Street in Goshen, New York. This location will allow the firm to better serve its many clients in the Hudson Valley and upstate New York.

SOKOLOFF STERN PARTNERS LECTURE AT NASSAU COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION ON ADA ACCESSIBILITY

March 14, 2019 Partners Adam Kleinberg and Steven Stern lectured at the Nassau County Bar Association’s Civil Rights Committee on litigating accessibility cases under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

STEVEN STERN WILL BE LECTURING ON DEFENDING FIRST AMENDMENT CLAIMS IN SAN DIEGO, CA

January 31, 2020 Steven Stern will be lecturing on defending First Amendment claims at Defense Resource Institute’s annual Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability seminar in San Diego, California.

STEVEN STERN IS ADMITTED INTO TWO PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

March 9, 2020 Steven Stern and Chelsea Weisbord drafted the First Amendment chapter for the Fifth Edition of the American Bar Association’s book entitled, “Sword & Shield: A Practical Approach to Section 1983 Litigation.”

ADAM KLEINBERG PARTICIPATES IN COVID-19 ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 Adam Kleinberg became a member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s COVID Help Task Force, providing pro bono services to community members who need assistance with labor/employment and other matters arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

ADAM KLEINBERG TEACHES EDUCATION LAW CLASS

Adam Kleinberg is once again teaching Education Law class at Touro Law School. The course touches on many of the firm’s practice areas. Professor Kleinberg is honored to have the opportunity to continue giving back to his alma mater.

ADAM KLEINBERG ADMITTED TO NEW JERSEY BAR

After being a member of the New York State bar for over 20 years, Adam Kleinberg was admitted to the New Jersey bar, to better assist the firm’s growing New Jersey practice. Partner Leo Dorfman is also an active member of the New Jersey bar.

SOKOLOFF STERN ATTORNEYS AUTHOR FIRST AMENDMENT CHAPTER OF NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION HANDBOOK

Steven Stern and Chelsea Weisbord drafted the First Amendment chapter for the Fifth Edition of the American Bar Association’s book entitled, “Sword & Shield: A Practical Approach to Section 1983 Litigation.”

Recent Cases

ELECTION LAW VICTORY

In an apparent issue of first impression, Onondaga County Supreme Court Justice Scott DelConte found in favor of Sokoloff Sterns municipal client, denying an Article 78 petition that sought to invalidate a political partys nominating petitions. The court found the petitioners failed to allege any fatal defects in the reliance on copies and remote means to communicate with a notary public. The court dismissed the petition in its entirety.
Adam I. Kleinberg and Connor Mulry defended the case.

SOKOLOFF STERN DEFEATS EMPLOYEES CLAIMS AGAINST CHARTER SCHOOL

In Curtis v. Growing Up Green Charter School, the Supreme Court, Queens County dismissed a former employees claims for failure to comply with the requirements of the Education Law and General Municipal Law. The court found the pre-suit notice of claim requirements that routinely apply to public schools also applied to claims against charter schools.
Adam I. Kleinberg and Connor Mulry defended the case.

No-Knock Warrants Trigger State’s Special Duty Rule, Court of Appeals Holds

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Brooklyn Federal Judge Upholds New York Public School Mask Mandate


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East Hampton Prevails Again In Erosion Lawsuit


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Brian Sokoloff Appears On CBS’s 48 Hours

S34 E24 The Final Hours of Amie Harwick

Drew Carey opens up about the violent death of his onetime fiancée, Hollywood therapist Amie Harwick. Why Valentine’s Day will never be the same for CBS’ “The Price is Right” host. “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty reports.


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Picnic Beach Lawsuits Headed To Court, Hinges On Defining ‘Nuisance’


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Rockland County village rolls back “discriminatory zoning”


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Monroe woman sues Goshen police officer for false arrest


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Former high school principal will have hearing on disciplinary charges


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Ex-Harrison police chief was ‘stealing time,’ town says in lawsuit response


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Investigations find allegations against Huntington supervisor, town board member unsubstantiated


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