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Freedom celebrated at Linden High School ROTC ceremony

Navy and Marine Corps birthdays were celebrated and veterans were honored during a Linden High School NJROTC ceremony Oct. 27. The ceremony included a flag presentation to the guest of honor, Carl Periera of Linden, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 779, serving Union County. The

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-16 17:00:04

Traffic light installed in Lindenhurst at site of fatal crashes

The traffic signal, other improvements added as safety measures near the spot where Brittney Walsh and three members of the Aluska family were killed. A new traffic light was installed on Montauk Highway at South 13th Street in Lindenhurst, the site of multiple fatal car accidents. Photo Credit: Je


Bikeway blocks: After terrorist truck attack, city places barriers along bike path

Following last week's horrific attack on the Hudson River greenway that saw an ISIS-influenced terrorist kill eight people as he gunned a truck for a mile down the crowded bike path, the state Department of Transportation has been scrambling to put protective barriers on the popular path. It initial

DOWNTOWNEXPRESS.COM - 2017-11-16 23:59:59

Substitue teacher charged with criminal sexual contact with student

A substitute teacher who has worked in Elizabeth public schools and is a private tutor, has been charged with inappropriately touching a student, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office. Nestor Saavedra, 49, tutored the student in his home in Roselle Park where the sexual contact occurred,

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 23:46:05

Center for Hope Super Bowl Raffle Proceeds Go to Residential Hospice Care in Elizabeth

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -The annual "Father Charles Hudson Super Bowl Raffle" will be held by the Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care just in time for the holidays. The non-profit organization has been conducting the raffle for over 22 years. The first prize is two tickets to the Super Bowl. This y

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Union County families adopt 9 kids on National Adoption Day

Nine children were adopted into six families on National Adoption Day in Union County. In many of the cases, family members were behind the adoptions that took place Friday during the county's 10th Annual Adoption Day. Moira Quinn, of Rahway, now has full legal custody of her 7-year-old half-brother

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-17 20:16:00

Mayor's convictions overturned on traffic tickets issued amid political dispute

HILLSIDE -- A judge has overturned convictions on three traffic summonses the Hillside police union president gave to the same township's mayor last year amid a political battle over who would serve as the police chief. Superior Court Judge Frederic McDaniel on Oct. 30 ruled Mayor Angela Garretson

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 12:31:04

Power Women of Long Island to be Honored

Nearly 750 business professionals from across Long Island will come together to network during The Power Women in Business Awards & Networking Event scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 30 in Great Neck. The Power Women program recognizes influential women in business whose achievements and involvement hel

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-17 19:55:45

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

Group raises security concerns after Hempstead HS brawl

A student brawl caught on camera at Hempstead High School is raising concerns about security at the school. Cellphone video shows students pushing and shoving and school security breaking it up. The brawl happened Wednesday, and the video was emailed to members of the media, state lawmakers and the

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-18 01:50:00

New Hempstead supervisor needs a coalition to lead, experts say

On a governing board with seven members, the magic number is four. Less than two weeks after Democrat Laura Gillen's unexpected victory in the Hempstead Town supervisor's race, experts are wondering if she'll be able to reach a majority on the mostly Republican board once she takes office Jan. 2. "F

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-16 21:40:46

Hempstead Lake State Park projects to begin next year

The Governor's Office of Storm Recovery responded to public input last month regarding the construction of anti-flooding interventions in Hempstead Lake State Park. The project, as part of GOSR's $125 million "Living With the Bay" initiative, is estimated to cost nearly $36 million in renovations ai


To everything there is a season

Congressman Tom Suozzi, right, speaks beside Congressman Peter King during an executive breakfast event hosted by the Long Island Association in Melville Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Happy Friday from The Point! Know someone who would like this newsletter? Send them this link t

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 20:42:00

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

The way forward in Nassau County

Election results underscore not only the problem but also yield a chance for a fresh start. Nassau County Executive-elect Laura Curran with newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen speak to the media last week in Mineola. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp In 2001, Tom Suozzi swept into o

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 10:53:00

Old Navy to replace O'side Joe's Crab Shack

The former Long Beach Road Joe's Crab Shack location has been torn down, and will be replaced by an Old Navy clothing store, officials from the Town of Hempstead Zoning Board of Appeals confirmed. Joe's Crab Shack in Oceanside abruptly closed last September. A sign was left on the door, and the ext


Grants Pass Family turns to the community for help

A picture of the teenager who lost his life in a skateboard crash. (Taken from GoFund Me page) The family of the Grants Pass teenager who died Monday in a skateboarding accident have set up a GoFund Me page. They hope to raise $1 thousand dollars to pay for funeral expenses. They say the costs exce

KTVL - 2017-11-16 19:12:20

Neighbor living near fatal longboard accident speaks out

Grants Pass, Ore.- A 14-year-old boy from Josephine County is dead after he was hit by an SUV around 7 P.M. last night. The incident occurred at the intersection of Majestic Drive and Elk Lane in Grants Pass. NBC5 News spoke to one man, Ernie Elmer, who lives directly across from where the 14 year o


8 month investigation into drug trafficking operation ends with 6 arrests

An eight month investigation into a drug trafficking operation in Josephine County ends with 6 arrests. (Josephine County Jail) The eight month investigation into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) that supplied heroin and methamphetamine into Grants Pass and Josephine ended with 6 arrests on Tue

KTVL - 2017-11-17 15:28:44

Family Solutions celebrates grand opening of new treatment center

Grants Pass, Ore.- A new treatment center for young boys is now open in Grants Pass. The new Family Solutions' facility caters to boys between the ages of 7 to 12 who have been abused or traumatized. "They will receive the care, the therapy, the support, the skill development that they'll need to as

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-17 05:36:33