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Event Briefs for Nov. 17: Writing event for children set at library

KENOSHA - KidsWrite takes place 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Northside Library, 1500 27th Ave. Aspiring writers in grades 3-5 are invited to learn about plot, characters and setting and write their own stories.'Capt. Underpants' movie to be shown KENOSHA - "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movi

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 00:00:00

Kenosha Police: 2 suspects arrested after robbing victim, crashing car while fleeing from police

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Two suspects are in custody following an armed robbery on Thursday evening. According to Kenosha Police, the victim was robbed by a suspect in the area of 57th Avenue and Washington Road. around 7:45 p.m. The suspect indicated he was armed with a weapon. Police say t

CBS 58 - 2017-11-17 02:18:00

Flood victims in 18 Illinois counties eligible for tax credit under new law

Some relief is on the way for Lake County residents whose homes flooded this past summer after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Thursday providing up to a $750 credit to homeowners who reported flood damage from the historic water levels in July. "July's severe storms pushed rivers and lakes ove

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 21:45:00

Forestry students use Silver Lake Park as outdoor classroom

Silver Lake Park became an outdoor classroom this week for students in a new urban forestry program offered by Gateway Technical College. Students in the chainsaw safety and operation class practiced their skills on trees the Kenosha County Division of Parks needed to remove. The students felled six

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 23:30:00

Seized dogs making progress at shelter

The attorney for a woman charged with neglect after 52 dogs were found in her Pleasant Prairie home said she hopes the animals can be released for adoption quickly. Darleen Chick, 66, of Pleasant Prairie, was charged Nov. 10 with 20 counts of providing improper shelter and sanitation for animals. Pl

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 21:58:00

Public views plans for Highway S expansion

BRISTOL - Reconstruction and expansion of Highway S to four lanes from Interstate 94 to Highway H (88th Avenue) was the subject of a public discussion Thursday evening. The project's second phase includes expanding the highway in Somers and Kenosha, along with anticipated right-of-way acquisition an

KENOSHA NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 23:28:00

Take a look at the very first store boasting Target's next-gen new look

Updated: 3:39 PM CST Nov 16, 2017 While Target announced plans last spring to remodel up to 110 stores this year, we've only had renderings to imagine what this new and improved Target will look like until now. The first store built from the ground up in the new design opened outside of Houston in

WISN - 2017-11-16 21:39:00

Police: two charged with DUI

DUI Rockguerklins Cerant, 21, of Highland Park was charged with driving under the influence, failure to stop at a properly marked spot, open transportation of alcohol and driving an uninsured motor vehicle Nov. 5. He was released on bond and is scheduled to appear in Lake County Court Dec. 20 in Wau

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 16:20:38

Closeout retailer opens in East Northport

Ocean State Job Lot, a Rhode Island-based closeout retailer, is opening a new store in East Northport. The 28,000-square-foot store at 3083 Jericho Turnpike was formerly occupied by a Bob's Store. It is the third Ocean State Job Lot on Long Island, following others in Centereach and North Babylon. T

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-11-17 15:32:23

Small LI retailers seek to offer what the internet can't

Brian Drucker's Cow Over the Moon toy store in Huntington offers a full-service shopping experience. Photo Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara Small retailers on Long Island are facing the challenge of online shopping by offering products and services that can't be easily matched by a website. The

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

NJ-based Mr. John expands on LI in deal with Bay Shore firm

Mr. John sanitation units atop 1 World Trade Center during construction. Photo Credit: Mr. John Mr. John is joining forces with Little John. The New Jersey-based parent of Mr. John, a provider of portable toilets, has purchased Aparos Little John Inc. of Bay Shore for an undisclosed amount, offici

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-16 20:15:46

Schools use Halloween as a teaching tool for students

Linett Rosario Jimenez, a kindergartner at Great Neck Road Elementary School in Copiague, examines the different parts of the pumpkin using a magnifying glass. Photo Credit: Copiague School District The arrival of autumn proved to be an effective learning tool for kids across Long Island. Local sc

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 02:09:28

Priciest home sales in Islip

The three highest-priced home sales in Islip last month ranged from $350,000 to $1.625 million. The priciest Islip home sold in October was a 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath waterfront home on .87 acres at 62 W. Bayberry Road that sold for $1.625 million. It was listed by Eric Ramsay of Eric G. Ramsay Jr. Assoc

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-11-17 15:59:32

Long Island home prices rise as inventory dips

But possible loss of deductions for local taxes, mortgage interest, could put a damper on the market, real estate experts say. A home up for sale in Amityville. Throughout the Island, there were 11,395 homes listed for sale last month. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz Long Island real estate price

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-16 21:14:44

LIer James Gilmore hopes to modernize Atlantic fishing commission

The announcement in mid-October that James Gilmore had been elected Chairman of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) came as no surprise to anglers familiar with the fishery management process at the federal level. Voted in by the ASMFC State Commissioners from Maine to Florida,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-16 22:53:03

Hempstead teen reported missing, Nassau cops say

Nassau County police are looking for a juvenile reported missing in Hempstead. Yoralis Rodriguez, 15, was last seen at 8 a.m. Sunday leaving her residence on Terrace Avenue, police said. She is about 4-foot-5, 94 pounds and was wearing a white T-shirt, yellow pants with a gold necklace and adidas sl

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 12:51:10

LIRR: Ronkonkoma Branch service changes this weekend

Buses will replace trains this weekend between Ronkonkoma and Hicksville to allow for switch installation, the Long Island Rail Road said. Bus service will begin at 12:48 a.m. on Saturday and continue through 12:46 a.m. Monday. The railroad said service on the Ronkonkoma Branch will be affected as f

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 11:38:24

Brookhaven IDA closes on benefits package for Ronkonkoma Hub

The Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency closed on a package of economic benefits for the first phase of Tritec Real Estate's Ronkonkoma Hub project. East Setauket-based Tritec is holding a groundbreaking event on Monday, Nov. 20. Although the IDA unanimously approved the tax breaks back in 2014

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-11-16 16:39:34

Mastic Beach home burglary reported, Suffolk cops say

Suffolk County police said they responded Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, to a report of a home burglary on Alder Drive in Mastic Beach. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service Suffolk County police said they responded Friday morning to a report of a burglary of a home in Mastic Beach. Police said they respond

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 10:50:58

In a first for NY, man pleads guilty to manslaughter in OD death

James Fava, 29, of Ronkonkoma admitted in a Riverhead courtroom that last year he sold the deadly opioid fentanyl to Bryan Gallagher, 28. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, James Fava, 29, of Ronkonkoma admitted in a Riverhead courtroom that last year he sold the deadly opioid fentanyl to Bryan Gallagher,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 00:30:00