Religious institutions, schools getting millions to improve security

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced a $25 million grant fund to help improve security at religious institutions and schools.

Nearly $2.2 million of the Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes funds will be given to 45 Long Island facilities.

Facilities like the Mid Island Y JCC in Plainview, which has received numerous bomb threats, will also get grant money from the state.

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