Teens and young adults discuss their future plans at forum in Cold Spring Harbor

Many at the forum say they don't plan

Many at the forum say they don't plan to call Long Island home forever, citing the cost of living and lack of high-paying jobs. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

A group of teens and young adults spoke at a forum at the Cold Spring Harbor Library Wednesday night about their future plans and why it feels like many young people are leaving Long Island.

The "brain drain" involves young, highly-skilled people leaving Long Island. Dr. Nathalia Rodgers, the director of Dowling College's American Communities Institute, says the brain drain is going on nationwide,...

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