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LIRR: Power line problem shouldn't affect morning commute

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 03:00
Fallen power lines suspended service during the evening rush on three branches, and two of them remained suspended for several hours more as crews struggled to remove the line and repair track damage, officials said.

Huntington woman brings back gold from Special Olympics World Games

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 02:16
Michelle "Angel" Athenas won four gold medals in powerlifting at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Congestion pricing, LIRR aid moving through state legislature

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 02:15
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said congestion pricing for Manhattan is likely to be approved along with more funding for the Long Island Rail Road.

Trump backs Mueller report disclosure as aides oppose it

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 02:06
White House officials and President Donald Trump's legal team made clear that they plan to push back on calls by congressional Democrats to release the full findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's two-year Russia probe.

Officials: MS-13 targeted 2 men for death

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 01:26
Suffolk and federal law enforcement officials said Monday they prevented two MS-13 gang murders by arresting six men on conspiracy charges.

Long Island food-safety violations fall 10 percent from 2017 to 2018

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 01:14
The percentage of food retailers on Long Island with major food-safety violations fell 10 percent between 2017 and 2018, the first year letter grades were posted for such businesses, according to state records.

Suffolk Water Authority poised to vote on 6.6 percent rate hike

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 01:00
The Suffolk County Water Authority is expected to hold a public hearing and vote Tuesday on a proposal to increase water use rates by 6.6 percent for most customers and impose two-tier rates for customers who use more than twice the average amount of water in any quarter.

Former Suffolk IDA chief Bruce Ferguson dies at 72

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 00:25
Under his leadership the IDA played a crucial role in attracting software developer CA to move from Queens to Islandia and camera and imaging giant Canon to relocate from Lake Success to Melville.

Ex-gang member cross-examined in trial of accused getaway driver in deli killing

Suffolk County News - Tue, 03/26/2019 - 00:13
A former MS-13 gang member testifying Monday against his former associate on trial for allegations that the associate was the getaway driver in a 2017 Central Islip deli killing said the defendant could have simply told gang leadership he didn't want to participate in the slaying because he had no "responsibility" to the gang.

Man charged with DWI with 8-year-old stepson in car after 911 call, police say

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 23:36
Police arrested a Lindenhurst man Sunday night in North Babylon and charged him with driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle, police said.

Mark Lesko appointed chief assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 23:10
Richard Donoghue, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, announced Monday the appointment of Mark Lesko, a former Brookhaven Town supervisor. as chief assistant U.S. Attorney -- the No. 2 person in the office.

Average price of gas jumps on LI, across nation

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 23:00
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 16 cents a gallon in the past two weeks, to $2.66.

Long Island weather: Rain sprinkles Monday, then sunny for rest of week

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 17:33
The final workweek in March starts Monday with cloudy skies, the chance of a stray shower and temperatures heading up to around 50 degrees, forecasters say. After that, look for a couple of sunny, cooler days before a trip back to the 50s to round out the week.

Brett Tutor Wiki: Meet the Versatile Carpenter on TLC’s “Trading Spaces” - Earn The Necklace

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 14:44
Brett Tutor Wiki: Meet the Versatile Carpenter on TLC’s “Trading Spaces”  Earn The Necklace

Brett Tutor is the new carpenter on TLC's Trading Spaces reboot that's stealing the spotlight. Find out about him right here in Brett Tutor's wiki.

'Everything is done' at $559,000 Eatons Neck home

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 14:00
Sellers Tom and Kathy McCarthy

Long Island sweet home

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 14:00
It's a rite of passage for many who grow up on Long Island: move away, then wonder if -- or how -- they should come back. Here are the stories of Long Islanders who did.

5 houses you definitely shouldn't buy - Quad City Times

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 13:00
5 houses you definitely shouldn't buy  Quad City Times

Buying a home is one of the biggest investments most people make in their lives—but if you miss a few red flags it could end up being one of the.

Disney taps 2 LI teens for Disney Dreamers Academy weekend

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 12:50
The two local winners were chosen from thousands of applicants.

MacArthur Airport profit takes a dive

Suffolk County News - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:00
Long Island MacArthur Airport's profits dropped 56 percent in 2018 compared with the year before largely because overtime spending surged, officials said.
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