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Long Island man makes Disney-inspired art from electrical tape

Matthew Magilavy, 29, of Syosset, shows off his artwork at the Seaford Public Library, on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr. Auto parts stores aren't generally known for their artistic value, but that's what Matthew Magilavy found when he first stepped into one

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 14:49:00

Meet highlights cystic fibrosis awareness

Usually at a gymnastics meet, the air is filled with chalk and competitiveness. But Monday, Cold Spring Harbor vibrated with positive energy during the fourth annual Cartwheels for a Cure meet. Eight teams competed and raised money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a charity that hits home for CS

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 23:05:45

Death of man found in burned car appears noncriminal, cops say

Firefighters at an East Patchogue auto repair center, where a man's body was found in a burned car on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Photo Credit: Victor Alcorn The death of a man whose body was found Sunday night in the driver's seat of a burned car at an East Patchogue auto repair center appears noncrim

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 17:01:27

MLK Day: Pastor stresses 'urgency of speaking truth to power'

About 600 attended the memorial breakfast in Hauppauge, which was among an array of events across the Island on the federal holiday. Rose James and Samuel Mancini, members of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Choir, perform during the memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast held

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 20:22:41

Long Island Press Hosts New Year's Party at Simplay

Scores of supporters reveled at a New Year's client appreciation networking party hosted by the Long Island Press and Schneps Communications Events on Thursday, Jan. 11 at Simplay in Hauppauge. Attendees, who included past event honorees, mingled and noshed on complimentary food courtesy of the Sexy

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-01-15 20:22:13

ChyronHego names new CEO to expand broadcast business

ChyronHego has named a new chief executive as the Melville provider of graphics and data products for television news and sports programming seeks to extend its position in the broadcast industry, the company announced. Marco Lopez, former president of Grass Valley, a Montreal-based provider of tool

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 11:00:00

erwin Inc.'s purchase of Italian firm is its third acquisition

Melville-based erwin Inc. has bought an Italian company, the software maker's third acquistion since being spun off from CA Inc. in March 2016, officials said. Financial terms of erwin's deal for Rome-based A&P Consulting, which closed last week, were not disclosed. Adam Famularo, erwin chief execut

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-15 11:00:00

KJ fights pipeline tax assessment

Kiryas Joel has been charged almost $183,000 in property taxes for its partially completed water pipeline in the past four months, while awaiting a judge's ruling on whether the more than six miles of pipe it built across Woodbury should be taxed at all. The most recent bills came this month for mor

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-15 22:31:03

Thomas Turyniwicz recognized for 25 years of volunteering with SCORE

The Treasure Coast Chapter of SCORE recently recognized Thomas Turyniwicz, a long-time SCORE volunteer, with a 25-year service award for appreciation and recognition of his dedication and voluntary service to SCORE and the small business community. Turyniwicz, of Stuart, signed on initially as a sno

TCPALM - 2018-01-16 03:13:00

Turnpike motorcycle crash leaves one seriously injured

Here are tips on what to do if you are involved in a traffic crash, according to Master Sgt. Frank Sabol, Port St. Lucie police spokesman. Wochit ST. LUCIE COUNTY - After a motorcyclist collided with a vehicle on the Florida Turnpike near Fort Pierce, one man is in serious condition, according to a

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The Shark, The Show, The Sailfish and The Sorrow: A week in the life of an outdoors writer

It's been an unforgettable week to be an outdoors writer on the Treasure Coast. I literally felt like my bait bucket overflowed with story topics, and it was everything I could do just to try stay on top of developing news in order to keep all of our readers informed. Many of you may feel as if I pu

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Dog found in Indiantown now in search of home

Deputies in Martin County nabbed four-legged prowler over the weekend that is now looking for a good home. According to post on the sheriff's office Facebook page, deputies found a small dog Sunday morning around the Indiantown Generation Plant on Farms Road. The post says the pooch was clearly lost

WFLX.COM - 2018-01-15 14:40:34

Deputies rescue lost dog in Martin County

Deputies from the Martin County Sheriff's Office rescued a lost dog on Sunday morning. According to MCSO, during a routine check deputies found the dog near Indiantown Generation Plant on Farms Rd. Deputy Chuckie Pattison, took the dog "into custody", got him warmed up, and attempted to locate the

CBS12.COM - 2018-01-14 11:46:58

County denies zoning change at busy intersection

OKEECHOBEE - In a split decision, the Okeechobee County Commission Thursday rejected a request for a zoning change that would have allowed a commercial ice machine on the southwest corner of the intersection of Southeast 32nd Street and Southeast 18th Terrace. The applicant requested a change from P

OKEECHOBEENEWS.NET - 2018-01-14 10:30:27

Law and Order: Snowmobile driver accused of DWI

Raymond EJ Smith, Jr., 43, of Lockport Road, Oakfield, is charged with operating a snowmobile while impaired by alcohol, operating a snowmobile on a street or highway, operating a snowmobile without liability insurance, operating an unregistered snowmobile, and refusal to take a breath test. Smith a

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-01-15 15:47:44

Woman, 25, with baby arrested on charges of smuggling drugs

A woman with a baby was arrested for allegedly smuggling marijuana and other controlled substances into Attica Correctional Facility while attempting to visit an inmate, according to State Police. Danielle A. Greene, 25, of Rochester, was accompanied on the visit Thursday by her 9-month-old daughter

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 04:38:27

Golisano to unveil tax plan

VICTOR - Tom Golisano plans to unveil a plan Tuesday he says will help homeowners "fight for equitable property taxes." The announcement comes on the heels of Golisan withholding school taxfor his lake home in South Bristol over a geese problem. In a news conference set for 10 a.m. at his Golisano F

MPNNOW - 2018-01-16 03:31:41

Kolb: Promotional spending adding up for taxpayers

Anyone who has turned on a television set in recent years has likely seen state-driven advertising, highlighting various outdoor recreational opportunities, attractions and business incentives. And taxpayers paid a hefty price for them. Between 2011 and 2017, New York spent $354 million toward touri

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 05:15:00

Letter: Don't leave out pro-life feminists

On Jan. 20, women will gather at the Women's Rights National Historical Park to celebrate the strides women have achieved as well as highlight areas still crying for redress; issues including the lack of equal pay as well as racism and workplace sexual harassment. The rally organized by per-Sisters

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 05:00:00

Sloop Brewing, one of Upstate NY's hottest beer makers, is expanding

EAST FISHKILL, NY -- Sloop Brewing Co., which has built a solid reputation beyond its Hudson Valley home, is expanding into a larger facility in southern Dutchess County. Sloop, maker of such beers as Juice Bomb and Sauer Peach, will take space in an industrial park in East Fishkill that was once ho

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-15 21:22:45