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Newsday’s All-Long Island teams 2015-16

Watch the videos below as Newsday reveals its All-Long Island teams for sports in the Spring 2016 high school season.

Coaches will be contacted tonight regarding photo shoots for the teams as part of our All-Long Island special section in a later edition of Newsday. The photo shoots are scheduled for the afternoons of Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16.

All-Long Island boys lacrosse

All-Long Island boys lacrosse

Newsday's Bob Herzog reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys lacrosse.

All-Long Island girls lacrosse

All-Long Island girls lacrosse

Newsday's Kenny DeJohn reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for girls lacrosse.

All-Long Island baseball

All-Long Island baseball

Newsday's Gregg Sarra reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for baseball.

All-Long Island softball

All-Long Island softball

Newsday's Mike Gavin reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for softball.

All-Long Island girls track

All-Long Island girls track

Newsday's Jordan Lauterbach reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for girls track, which includes both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

All-Long Island boys track

All-Long Island boys track

Newsday's Jordan Lauterbach reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys track, which includes both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

All-Long Island girls golf

All-Long Island girls golf

Newsday's Sal Cacciatore reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for girls golf.

All-Long Island boys golf

All-Long Island boys golf

Newsday's Sal Cacciatore reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys golf.

All-Long Island boys tennis

All-Long Island boys tennis

Newsday's Gene Morris reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys tennis.

All-Long Island badminton

All-Long Island badminton

Newsday's Gregg Sarra reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for both boys and girls badminton.

Winter 2015-16 teams

Newsday’s All-Long Island teams for nine sports in the Winter 2015-16 season.

All-Long Island boys basketball

All-Long Island boys basketball

Newsday's Ari Kramer reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys basketball.

All-Long Island girls basketball

All-Long Island girls basketball

Newsday's Mike Gavin reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for girls basketball.

All-Long Island wrestling

All-Long Island wrestling

Newsday's Gregg Sarra reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for wrestling.

All-Long Island boys fencing

All-Long Island boys fencing

Newsday's Sal Cacciatore reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys fencing.

All-Long Island girls fencing

All-Long Island girls fencing

Newsday's Sal Cacciatore reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for girls fencing.

All-Long Island bowling

All-Long Island bowling

Newsday's Peter Cappiello reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys and girls bowling.

All-Long Island boys swimming

All-Long Island boys swimming

Newsday's Erik Bacharach reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for boys swimming.

All-Long Island gymnastics

All-Long Island gymnastics

Newsday's Erik Bacharach reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for gymnastics.

All-Long Island cheerleading

All-Long Island cheerleading

Newsday's Gregg Sarra reveals the 2016 All-Long Island team for cheerleading.

Fall 2015 sports

Newsday’s All-Long Island teams for nine sports in the Fall 2015 high school season.

Newsday's All-Long Island football team

Newsday's All-Long Island football team

Gregg Sarra reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island football first team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island girls soccer team

Newsday's All-Long Island girls soccer team

Mike Gavin reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island girls soccer first team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island boys soccer team

Newsday's All-Long Island boys soccer team

Ari Kramer reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island boys soccer first team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island field hockey team

Newsday's All-Long Island field hockey team

Peter Cappiello reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island field hockey first team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island boys volleyball team

Newsday's All-Long Island boys volleyball team

Sal Cacciatore reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island boys volleyball first team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island girls volleyball team

Newsday's All-Long Island girls volleyball team

Kenny DeJohn reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island girls volleyball first team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island boys cross country team

Newsday's All-Long Island boys cross country team

Jordan Lauterbach reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island boys cross country team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island girls cross country team

Newsday's All-Long Island girls cross country team

Jordan Lauterbach reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island girls cross country team for 2015.

Newsday's All-Long Island girls tennis team

Newsday's All-Long Island girls tennis team

Gene Morris reveals the names of those selected to Newsday's All-Long Island girls tennis team for 2015.

Personal bankruptcy down on Long Island and up nationally

Personal bankruptcy filings on Long Island have declined sharply this year, even as filings in the United States rose 10 percent, the first national increase since 2010.

From January through November, Long Islanders filed an average of 411 bankruptcy cases a month this year according to filings with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York. That rate was 14.1 percent lower than the same period last year and almost half the pace of 2010, when 817 cases per month were filed through November.

The decline in Long Island filings for the fifth straight year in a row signals that finances for people here have improved, experts said.

Long Island and regional personal bankruptcy filings

The figure is a monthly average, based on number of filings from January through November each year in federal district court.

Bankruptcy “is always the last and worst option,” said James Chessen, chief economist at American Bankers Association. “Bottom line, consumers are doing a better job managing debt.”

The unemployment rate for Long Island dropped to 4.1 percent for October, the lowest figure for that month since 2007 according to the state Labor Department.

Other Long Island indicators also point to people faring better.

Only 12 percent of the Island’s consumers were 90 or more days late on any loan in the second quarter, compared with 14.8 percent in the state, and 20 percent nationwide, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

“Long Island’s unemployment rate is relatively low. The workforce is relatively more educated,” said John A. Rizzo, chief economist with the Long Island Association, a regional business group. “This leads to a more favorable profile of the bankruptcy filing.”

Experts said the national rise in bankruptcy filings follows higher spending and higher debt taken on by consumers.

Percentage change in personal bankruptcy filings for the U.S. and Long Island

The Long Island average is through a 11-month period, whereas the U.S. average is based on yearly figure.

In the United States and on Long Island, bankruptcy filings have mostly declined since 2005, in part because Congress raised the income threshold to file for bankruptcy, and because it increased the filing cost by about 30 percent to $2,500 on average.

U.S. personal bankruptcy filings

Starting this month, federal bankruptcy application forms will change. The changes include more forms to fill out, seeking to reduce omissions, and may require more work by consumers and attorneys, increasing filing costs.

The goal is for information “to be recorded more accurately,” said Andrew Doktofsky, a Long Island bankruptcy attorney. “The forms are definitely more detail-oriented.”

What are you talking about this Thanksgiving?

What are you talking about this Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving dinner is an occasion for conversations big and small. This year, many people will talk about the state of the world and nation, from refugees and deadly terrorism to football and Adele’s new album. What subjects will you talk about with family and friends at this year’s dinner table? We invite you to share your conversation on our website, and to read comments from fellow readers. Submissions will be edited.?

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Thanksgiving on Long Island: Day in the Life in photos

Maybe your Thanksgiving table is set for 24 or maybe you’re celebrating with a few close loved ones. Or maybe you watch a great movie, order a nice pizza and just give thanks for the ease of the day.

However you spend it, we want to see what Thanksgiving looks like for you.

Show us your traditions, your table, your grandma’s famous pecan pie. Tag your Instagrams with #DayintheLifeLI to be included in this collection showing how Long Islanders are spending the holiday. We’ll update them here in real time throughout the day.

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2013 Southold Payroll

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

2013SOUTHOLDPAYROLLS

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The 15 towns and cities on Long Island employ more than 20,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Here are their records for employees paid in 2013. Some towns could not provide a base pay for hourly workers. In some of those cases, an hourly pay rate is listed instead. The difference between base pay and total pay can be accounted for by many factors besides overtime, including shift differential, or payouts for unused vacation or sick time. Retiring workers may have received substantial payouts. Not all municipalities reported retirement or termination dates for all employees.

In some cases, a worker’s total pay may be less than the base pay because the worker did not work the whole year, taking an unpaid leave, for example. Some municipalities had names repeated. Unless the worker had the same title in the same department, those repetitions are listed here.

Payroll information was gathered under the state’s Freedom of Information Law by reporters Aisha Al-Muslim, Carl MacGowan, Lauren Harrison, Mackenzie Issler, Mitch Freedman, Nicholas Spangler, Patrick Whittle, Sarah Armaghan, Scott Eidler, Ted Phillips, with additional assistance from Caitlin Rondino and Lauren DelValle.

Click through the charts below for a town-to-town comparison. You can also select the full list for any municipality, and you can re-sort any list by clicking on column headings.

2013 Southampton Payroll

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

2013SOUTHAMPTONPAYROLLS

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The 15 towns and cities on Long Island employ more than 20,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Here are their records for employees paid in 2013. Some towns could not provide a base pay for hourly workers. In some of those cases, an hourly pay rate is listed instead. The difference between base pay and total pay can be accounted for by many factors besides overtime, including shift differential, or payouts for unused vacation or sick time. Retiring workers may have received substantial payouts. Not all municipalities reported retirement or termination dates for all employees.

In some cases, a worker’s total pay may be less than the base pay because the worker did not work the whole year, taking an unpaid leave, for example. Some municipalities had names repeated. Unless the worker had the same title in the same department, those repetitions are listed here.

Payroll information was gathered under the state’s Freedom of Information Law by reporters Aisha Al-Muslim, Carl MacGowan, Lauren Harrison, Mackenzie Issler, Mitch Freedman, Nicholas Spangler, Patrick Whittle, Sarah Armaghan, Scott Eidler, Ted Phillips, with additional assistance from Caitlin Rondino and Lauren DelValle.

Click through the charts below for a town-to-town comparison. You can also select the full list for any municipality, and you can re-sort any list by clicking on column headings.

2013 Smithtown Payroll

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

2013SMITHTOWNPAYROLLS

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The 15 towns and cities on Long Island employ more than 20,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Here are their records for employees paid in 2013. Some towns could not provide a base pay for hourly workers. In some of those cases, an hourly pay rate is listed instead. The difference between base pay and total pay can be accounted for by many factors besides overtime, including shift differential, or payouts for unused vacation or sick time. Retiring workers may have received substantial payouts. Not all municipalities reported retirement or termination dates for all employees.

In some cases, a worker’s total pay may be less than the base pay because the worker did not work the whole year, taking an unpaid leave, for example. Some municipalities had names repeated. Unless the worker had the same title in the same department, those repetitions are listed here.

Payroll information was gathered under the state’s Freedom of Information Law by reporters Aisha Al-Muslim, Carl MacGowan, Lauren Harrison, Mackenzie Issler, Mitch Freedman, Nicholas Spangler, Patrick Whittle, Sarah Armaghan, Scott Eidler, Ted Phillips, with additional assistance from Caitlin Rondino and Lauren DelValle.

Click through the charts below for a town-to-town comparison. You can also select the full list for any municipality, and you can re-sort any list by clicking on column headings.

2013 Shelter Island Payroll

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

2013SHELTER ISLANDPAYROLLS

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The 15 towns and cities on Long Island employ more than 20,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Here are their records for employees paid in 2013. Some towns could not provide a base pay for hourly workers. In some of those cases, an hourly pay rate is listed instead. The difference between base pay and total pay can be accounted for by many factors besides overtime, including shift differential, or payouts for unused vacation or sick time. Retiring workers may have received substantial payouts. Not all municipalities reported retirement or termination dates for all employees.

In some cases, a worker’s total pay may be less than the base pay because the worker did not work the whole year, taking an unpaid leave, for example. Some municipalities had names repeated. Unless the worker had the same title in the same department, those repetitions are listed here.

Payroll information was gathered under the state’s Freedom of Information Law by reporters Aisha Al-Muslim, Carl MacGowan, Lauren Harrison, Mackenzie Issler, Mitch Freedman, Nicholas Spangler, Patrick Whittle, Sarah Armaghan, Scott Eidler, Ted Phillips, with additional assistance from Caitlin Rondino and Lauren DelValle.

Click through the charts below for a town-to-town comparison. You can also select the full list for any municipality, and you can re-sort any list by clicking on column headings.

2013 Riverhead Payroll

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

2013RIVERHEADPAYROLLS

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The 15 towns and cities on Long Island employ more than 20,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Here are their records for employees paid in 2013. Some towns could not provide a base pay for hourly workers. In some of those cases, an hourly pay rate is listed instead. The difference between base pay and total pay can be accounted for by many factors besides overtime, including shift differential, or payouts for unused vacation or sick time. Retiring workers may have received substantial payouts. Not all municipalities reported retirement or termination dates for all employees.

In some cases, a worker’s total pay may be less than the base pay because the worker did not work the whole year, taking an unpaid leave, for example. Some municipalities had names repeated. Unless the worker had the same title in the same department, those repetitions are listed here.

Payroll information was gathered under the state’s Freedom of Information Law by reporters Aisha Al-Muslim, Carl MacGowan, Lauren Harrison, Mackenzie Issler, Mitch Freedman, Nicholas Spangler, Patrick Whittle, Sarah Armaghan, Scott Eidler, Ted Phillips, with additional assistance from Caitlin Rondino and Lauren DelValle.

Click through the charts below for a town-to-town comparison. You can also select the full list for any municipality, and you can re-sort any list by clicking on column headings.

2013 Oyster Bay Payroll

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014

2013OYSTER BAYPAYROLLS

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The 15 towns and cities on Long Island employ more than 20,000 full-time, part-time and seasonal workers. Here are their records for employees paid in 2013. Some towns could not provide a base pay for hourly workers. In some of those cases, an hourly pay rate is listed instead. The difference between base pay and total pay can be accounted for by many factors besides overtime, including shift differential, or payouts for unused vacation or sick time. Retiring workers may have received substantial payouts. Not all municipalities reported retirement or termination dates for all employees.

In some cases, a worker’s total pay may be less than the base pay because the worker did not work the whole year, taking an unpaid leave, for example. Some municipalities had names repeated. Unless the worker had the same title in the same department, those repetitions are listed here.

Payroll information was gathered under the state’s Freedom of Information Law by reporters Aisha Al-Muslim, Carl MacGowan, Lauren Harrison, Mackenzie Issler, Mitch Freedman, Nicholas Spangler, Patrick Whittle, Sarah Armaghan, Scott Eidler, Ted Phillips, with additional assistance from Caitlin Rondino and Lauren DelValle.

Click through the charts below for a town-to-town comparison. You can also select the full list for any municipality, and you can re-sort any list by clicking on column headings.