There are a few new names on the list, but Long Islanders still dominate the public pensions sweepstakes – 14 of the state’s top 20 pension recipients retired from Long Island school districts, according to state data.

Two years after Newsday reported on the generous pension benefits awarded to retired superintendents such as James Hunderfund – who receives the state’s largest pension of $316,245…

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