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Swimming at NY state parks continues to Sept. 18
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say swimming at state parks will continue until Sept. 18. Parks with extended swimming hours include Allegany State Park's Quaker Area and Beaver Island in western New York, Green Lakes State Park and Delta Lake State Park in central New York and Southwick ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New York New York state parks New York City Upstate New York Hudson River Park Long Island Southern Tier
Hondo banks on Boston
Vengeance thy name is not Panthers. Carolina couldn’t stop the great Trevor Siemian on Thursday night, but they did stop Hondo’s winning streak at three and caused his earnings to drop to 3,788 greenwells. Friday night: Mr. Aitch will try the Porcello in Toronto — 20 units on the Sawx to establish dominance over the...
-1 points by New York Post | Major League Baseball New Jersey New York City New York Queens North Carolina English-language films Long Island
Long Island lawmakers OK 5-cent shopping bag fee
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Lawmakers on eastern Long Island have approved a measure to charge 5 cents for paper or plastic bags at store checkouts. Sponsors say the Suffolk County legislation is aimed at reducing pollution. Opponents say the law adds to the cost of groceries. Retailers would get to ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New York City New York Nassau County New York Long Island Suffolk County New York Queens Manhattan Global city
Man carrying ax on Brooklyn-bound subway spooks commuters
A man carrying an ax on a Manhattan subway freaked out his fellow commuters Wednesday.
297 points by Daily News | New York City Subway Manhattan Long Island New York New York City
Woman, 73, killed in Long Island car crash, husband injured
ROCKY POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Long Island are investigating a crash that killed a 73-year-old woman and injured her husband. The collision happened at 12:20 p.m. Saturday on Route 25A in Rocky Point. Suffolk County police say a Subaru crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a Jeep that ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Suffolk County New York New York Nassau County New York Long Island Queens Northport New York Smithtown New York
Say hello to NYC’s sexiest civil servants
New York’s finest aren’t limited to the police department, as these fit city employees prove. After a Jan. 29 Post photo shoot with Samantha Sepulveda — the Long Island cop who’s also a lingerie model — steamed things up, we set out in search of even more hot civil servants. New York, you did not...
59 points by New York Post | New York City New York New York City Subway Long Island Coney Island New York metropolitan area Brooklyn Queens
Police: Driver in fatal accident had 30 license suspensions
COPIAGUE, N.Y. (AP) - Police have arrested a Long Island man for driving with more than two dozen license suspensions after a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian. Suffolk County police say 36-year-old Richard Turner of Massapequa was driving on Sunrise Highway in Copiague around 6:30 p.m. Thursday when ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Nassau County New York Suffolk County New York New York Legal terms Long Island Automobile Criminal Investigation Department Suffolk County Community College
EXCLUSIVE: Hotel near JFK ordered to pay $65G for price gouging
A company that owns a hotel near John F. Kennedy Airport will have to pay more than $65,000 for gouging hundreds of consumers.
122 points by Daily News | New York City John F. Kennedy International Airport John F. Kennedy New York JetBlue Airways Delta Air Lines Long Island United Airlines
Worker fatally pinned between forklift, van in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) - A construction worker has died after he became pinned between a forklift and another vehicle in Queens. The accident happened at 12:35 p.m. Saturday in Long Island City. The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2lwEzK5 ) that the worker was driving a forklift when he put it in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New York City Queens New York Long Island Rail Road Brooklyn Long Island Manhattan The Bronx
How Kah-Lo went from Hofstra to the Grammys in four years
There’s no better way for performers to cut their teeth than by playing to indifferent coffeehouse patrons in New York City. Just ask Bob Dylan. And if you can’t reach him, ask rising star Kah-Lo. After graduating from Hofstra University in 2013, the Nigerian-born singer toughed it out on the local circuit, playing Long Island...
164 points by New York Post | Grammy Award New York City Staples Center Queens United States Long Island New York Manhattan
‘Darn!!!!!’ Martha Stewart gets stuck trying to plow snow
The lifestyle guru tried to take matters into her own hands.
177 points by New York Post | New York City New York Northeastern United States Storm Winter storm English-language films Winter Long Island
Stony Brook basketball player accused of raping a minor
STONY BROOK, N.Y. — A Long Island college basketball player from California is accused of raping a minor. Stony Brook University police Chief Robert J. Lenahan tells Newsday that Blair Mendy faces rape, sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child charges. The 22-year-old Stony Brook sophomore from San Jose is expected to be...
19 points by New York Post | Stony Brook University Basketball Long Island Suffolk County New York Sexual intercourse Rape College basketball State University of New York at Stony Brook
‘Going to be a big punch’: Northeast braces for biggest blizzard of the year
Winterstorm Niko is anticipated to bring a foot or more of snow to densely populated areas of the Northeast, including New York City and Boston, causing closures of schools, highways and airports. Read Full Article at RT.com
194 points by Russia Today | New York City Massachusetts Storm New York New England Long Island Northeastern United States Meteorology
LIRR train derails at Jamaica Station in Queens, causes delays
A non-passenger LIRR train derailed at Jamaica Station in Queens Wednesday morning, causing major delays in service, transit officials said.
111 points by Daily News | Long Island Rail Road New York City New York Third rail Long Island Train station John F. Kennedy International Airport Rail transport
Thief mauled by wild dogs after stealing woman’s purse
A teen stole a woman’s purse in Queens and then ran off into a nearby park — where he was mauled by a pair of stray dogs, police sources said. The incident began Tuesday when the 15-year-old saw a woman get off an MTA bus at Springfield Boulevard and 145th Avenue in Springfield Gardens and...
890 points by New York Post | Queens Manhattan German Shepherd Dog Long Island Injuries New York City New York Springfield Gardens Queens
Carl’s dirty deed to stop bag fee soils democracy
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says his chamber Tuesday will pass a moratorium overriding a city law requiring stores to charge a nickel
158 points by Daily News | Democracy Long Island New York Bill Clinton Speaker of the New York State Assembly New York State Assembly United States Congress Suffolk County New York
Sundance Film Review: ‘Strong Island’
Occasionally, you come across a documentary that’s conceived as a rarefied aesthetic object. Yet that doesn’t usually happen when the subject is a stark tale of injustice — in the case of “Strong Island,” the investigative chronicle of a young African-American man’s murder, and how the crime was swept under the rug by law enforcement.... Read more »
125 points by Variety | Long Island Queens Suffolk County New York The Bronx African American Nassau County New York Coney Island East River
Deputy Chief Molloy remembered for heroism on 9/11 at funeral
A standing-room only crowd packed into the Bay Shore church where Deputy Chief James Molloy, 55, was eulogized as a cop’s cop.
862 points by Daily News | New York City World Trade Center September 11 attacks Manhattan Long Island Death The Fallen New York
More proof the Nets need Jeremy Lin now more than ever
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Nets were done in again by their Achilles’ heels: rebounding and defending the point guard. The Thunder and Russell Westbrook mercilessly abused them on both fronts on Friday night. The Nets made a change at point guard, but it wasn’t reinstating Jeremy Lin, who is still recovering from a left hamstring...
130 points by New York Post | Point guards African American basketball players Rockville Centre New York Suffolk County New York Time Billy Donovan Long Island Point guard
Swastika graffiti spotted on wall of subway car
A straphanger found a swastika doodled in a B train car Thursday morning, marking another in a string of hate-filled incidents around the state in the past week. Greg Pearlman, 29, was riding a B train to work at about 8:15 am when he noticed what seemed like a swastika on one of the walls...
147 points by New York Post | United States New York Ku Klux Klan Southern Poverty Law Center Long Island Racism Hate speech State
Billy Joel throws support behind Oyster Bay documentary
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - Singer-songwriter and Long Island native Billy Joel is supporting a crowdfunding campaign for a local documentary examining the plight of Oyster Bay's natural shell fishermen. Newsday reports (http://nwsdy.li/2gj9SFK ) the 67-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has key roles in "The Bay of Imbalance" ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Billy Joel Rock music Long Island 50 Cent Singer-songwriter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Chesapeake Bay Eric Clapton
Thousands of dead fish arrive in New York’s Hamptons canal
Authorities are trying to figure out why tens of thousands of dead fish were found floating in a canal on New York’s Long Island. Read Full Article at RT.com
467 points by Russia Today | Southampton Hampton Bays New York Long Island Suffolk County New York Shinnecock Canal Shinnecock Inlet Raritan River Ocean
APNewsBreak: Grand jury investigating NY foster care system
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A special grand jury has been empaneled to investigate New York's foster care system following the arrest of a suburban man on child sex abuse charges.
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AP NewsBreak: DA: Grand jury probing NY foster care system
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A special grand jury has been empaneled to investigate New York's foster care system following the arrest of a suburban man on child sex abuse charges.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Associated Press New York Suffolk County New York Long Island Foster care Grand jury Nassau County New York Bowl Championship Series
Long Island house fire claims a life
SELDEN, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities on Long Island are investigating a house fire that left an 85-year-old woman dead. Suffolk County police say the fire occurred at 6:30 a.m. Monday in Selden. A neighbor called 911. They say the lone resident, Eufemia Smith, was pronounced dead at the scene. It ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | New York Suffolk County New York Nassau County New York Suffolk County Community College Washington D.C. Long Island Queens Selden New York
This is the picture of regret
A drunk Long Island woman crashed her car into a house just two minutes from her own home. Deisy Atahua, 51, was arrested and charged with a DWI early Monday when she swerved off the road, slamming her car into an Islandia home. Authorities found her overturned 2011 Toyota sedan wheels up with the lights...
-1 points by New York Post | Suffolk County New York Nassau County New York Long Island New York Islandia New York Queens Suffolk County Community College Daughtry
Rival chefs battle in sushi restaurant knife fight
A knife fight broke out at a Long Island sushi restaurant Friday, with one angry chef nearly turning a rival chef into human sashimi. The wanton violence at the Ichiban Sushi restaurant on Montauk Highway in Oakdale left one of the kitchen combatants so sliced up, he had to be rushed to Southside Hospital, a...
9676 points by New York Post | Suffolk County New York Long Island Nassau County New York New York Montauk New York Sushi Montauk Branch New York State Route 27