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Cops: Bellport teen charged in July fatal shooting of East Patchogue boy, 17

Suffolk County News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 02:57
A Bellport teenager was arrested and charged with the July fatal shooting of a 17-year-old East Patchogue boy whose father found his son's lifeless body outside their home, Suffolk police said.

Abortion rights advocates rally in Huntington and Port Jefferson

Suffolk County News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 02:35
In Port Jefferson, they carried coat hangers to protest the wave of abortion bans in conservative states. In Huntington, about 100 women and men chanted, "My body, my choice!"

Suffolk PBA overwhelmingly ratifies 6-year contract

Suffolk County News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:47
Suffolk County police officers overwhelmingly ratified a new six-year contract that will raise the pay of officers with 15 years on the job to more than $200,000 a year by 2024 when overtime and benefits such as longevity are factored in.

Firm tells MTA it will do 'whatever it takes' to have positive train control done on time

Suffolk County News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:46
The chief executive of the firm behind several of the blunders in the installation of federally required crash prevention technology on Long Island Rail Road trains has assured Metropolitan Transportation Authority leaders his company will do "whatever it takes" to complete the project on time, the MTA chairman said.

Gary Pollakusky denies role in Conservative write-in effort for Suffolk Legislature

Suffolk County News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:40
"I played no role in this nor am I pursuing it in any way," he said.

Suit claims police and prosecutorial misconduct led to wrongful murder conviction

Suffolk County News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 00:17
A man whose second-degree murder conviction was vacated because of police and prosecutorial misconduct has filed a federal suit against Suffolk County, claiming misconduct far more extensive than had previously been known.

Renting or buying a home? How to avoid a contaminated drug house. - Alabama's News Leader

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 23:53
Renting or buying a home? How to avoid a contaminated drug house.  Alabama's News Leader

It's probably not top of the list of questions when you're buying a home or renting an apartment. But consumers need to ask specific questions as to whether illicit ...

Pedestrian hit, injured crossing Brentwood street, police say 

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:59
A 44-year-old man was struck by a vehicle while crossing Washington Avenue in Brentwood Sunday night, Suffolk County police said.

Voting on school budgets, board races is Tuesday

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:50
Tuesday is decision day in public school districts across Long Island, with votes on budgets totaling more than $13 billion.

Defense wants Sini's office removed from Evelyn Rodriguez case

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:27
Suffolk District Attorney Timothy Sini and his office should not be allowed to prosecute the woman who ran over and killed anti-gang activist Evelyn Rodriguez because Sini had "an extremely close personal and professional relationship" with the victim, according to a defense motion.

Bethpage Black shined as 'a special place' for PGA Championship

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 22:26
Bethpage Black will host more PGA Championships if the chief executive officer of the association that runs the tournament has his way. Seth Waugh, the former Long Island resident who is in his first year as head of the PGA of America, said, "It is just a special place."

Former Village Hall of disbanded Mastic Beach will become new satellite annex for library

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 21:56
Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library officials have decided to purchase the former Mastic Beach Village Hall and turn it into a satellite library, scrapping a previous plan to lease the building.

Police investigating third 7-Eleven robbery, in West Babylon

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:14
The man entered the convenience store on Little East Neck Road with what appeared to be a handgun around 9:40 p.m., police said. The suspect also stole cigarettes and an unknown amount of cash.

Billy Joel's former Oyster Bay office for rent

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 20:11
"He was a good tenant," says the building's owner.

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul to headline Steve Bellone fundraiser

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:54
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will headline a $100-a-head, Women for Bellone fundraiser June 20 in Hauppauge.

Suffolk AME officials take flak for payments from county

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 19:53
Top officials of the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees are taking fire over a clause in the not yet ratified contract under which the county will contribute a total of $150,000 to top union officials for potential loss of overtime and promotion for doing their union jobs.

Down payments and the other up-front costs of mortgages - National Mortgage News

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:00
Down payments and the other up-front costs of mortgages  National Mortgage News

One of the hardest financial parts of buying a new home is coming up with the initial down payment on the mortgage loan.

Who are all the players in the game of a real estate transaction? - CTPost

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:46
Who are all the players in the game of a real estate transaction?  CTPost

It could be said that it takes a village to bring a real estate transaction to completion. The typical players or cast of characters include the sellers, the buyers, two ...

New playground, renovated spray park coming to Tobay Beach

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:54
Two new restaurants will be opening next to the spray park.

Moms can ride free May 31 at Adventureland

Suffolk County News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:53
Bring a new, unwrapped toy.
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