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Long Islanders continue a week of vigils against a tide of hate

Nassau County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 03:09
Long Islanders of different backgrounds and addresses, heights and hair lengths, united at a Rockville Centre synagogue Thursday night for a vigil meant to send a message like the one scrawled across Daryl Altman's placard: "We said, Never Again."

Wyandanch shooting was targeted attack, police say

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 02:50
Four men were shot on a Wyandanch street Wednesday night -- including two victims who suffered serious injuries -- in what Suffolk police say they believe was a targeted attack.

Records detail claims from Solages' girlfriend about other alleged abuse

Nassau County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 02:46
Nassau Legis. Carrié Solages once allegedly broke down a bathroom door and turned off the water while his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter was showering because he felt she was taking too long, court documents in his domestic abuse case show.

Major heroin trafficker sentenced to 8 years, DA says

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 02:42
A West Babylon heroin distributor who reaped thousands of dollars a week will serve 8 years in jail, Nassau prosecutors said Thursday.

More baby great white sharks tagged by researchers off Hamptons

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:31
They're young and having a fin-tastic time in the Hamptons this summer.

In reversal, PSEG gives go-ahead to Dairy Queen in Medford

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:19
Two Moriches sisters whose plan to open a Dairy Queen in Medford was nearly torpedoed by last-minute objections by PSEG Long Island say the utility has withdrawn its complaints.

State reviews disease rate in Bellport school near landfill

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 01:18
The state Department of Health is reviewing cancer rates and disease occurrence related to Frank P. Long Intermediate School in Bellport, where teachers and parents have long complained of sickening odors they believe stem from nearby Brookhaven Town landfill.

Nonprofit unveils plans for LGBT-friendly senior housing

Suffolk County News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 00:18
The LGBT Network on Thursday unveiled plans for a 75-unit affordable housing apartment complex in Bay Shore for senior citizens identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, as well as seniors who are LGBT-friendly.

Stretch of Southern State to be named for Det. Steven McDonald

Nassau County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 22:44
ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed a law Thursday that renames part of the Southern State Parkway for the late police Det. Steven McDonald, the Malverne resident whose recovery from a shooting and message of forgiveness became an inspiration to many.

Shelter Island cable project nears start

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:52
PSEG Long Island is on track to start work in less than a month on a closely watched $30 million project that will bring a needed third power line to Shelter Island.

Police: DWI arrest after driver hits barrier in Hamptons

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 21:08
A Mastic woman was arrested Thursday morning after she drove drunk and high on Sunrise Highway in the Hamptons, slamming her Jeep into the center median barrier, police said.

Town supe candidate calls for Narcan training for workers

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 20:28
A group of politicians and community leaders on Thursday called on Oyster Bay officials to train workers in the use of the lifesaving opioid overdose drug Narcan.

Attorney: Former Capital One bank worker admits stealing

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:58
A former employee at a Southold bank has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $35,000 from a customer's account between 2012 and 2013 but has promised to pay full restitution and perform hundreds of hours of community service to avoid being sentenced to jail time, her attorney said Thursday.

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Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:38

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Over the years, Dwayne Boggs, owner of Boggs Inspection Service, has been involved in the sale of thousands of homes as a Pierce County home inspector. Time and again, he sees sellers scrambling to address issues found during inspection that they had ...

Cops: Suffolk police car, Senior Care ambulance collide on LIE

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:57
An ambulance and police car collided Wednesday night on the Long Island Expressway, Suffolk County police said.

Bay Shore motorcyclist dies in crash with pickup, cops say

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:55
A motorcyclist died Wednesday night after a collision with a pickup truck in North Bay Shore, Suffolk County police said.

Joe's Crab Shack closes in Westbury

Nassau County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:08
The last Long Island outpost of Joe's Crab Shack closed days after the Houston-based chain was sold at auction as part of a bankruptcy proceeding.

DA: Aide gets prison in $170G theft from Queens couple

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:57
She was hired to care for a Queens couple, but instead bilked them out of more than $170,000.

New lights add flair at Gateway Plaza

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:00
Gateway Plaza in Huntington Station will be bathed in festive lights through Labor Day. 

Residents applaud $100G plan to repair roads on Fishers Island

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:00
With the aid of $100,000 in earmarked state funds, damaged roads on Fishers Island could start undergoing repairs by next year.
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