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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

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

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

Amityville eliminates civilian police commissioner position

The job, created in 2015 after retirements, had never been filled, leaving the police chief to run the 22-member department. Amityville Police Chief Glenn Slack speaks during a meeting where the village board discussed the proposal to eliminate the position of police commissioner on Monday, Nov. 13

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-16 18:13:22

Howard needs help to save a life

Jack Guida needs your help. The 23-year-old from Massapequa needs a kidney transplant. Guida was born with a disease that destroyed his kidneys and damaged his hearing. At age 12, he had his first lifesaving transplant thanks to a persistent mom. "As luck would have it, through our church, she was f

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-17 03:39:43

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

Nassau tax assessments: Even some challenge winners lost out

A county program called Carry Forward virtually guaranteed some homeowners 5% to 9% decreases each year - but those who didn't qualify paid a price. Daniel Heaney, in front of his Merrick home in August 2017, regrets the two years he failed to file a challenge. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp A large

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

Christmas tree auction benefits Newman Tots

Newman Tots, an organization which provides gifts and clothing to local youth in need at the holidays, will hold its second annual Christmas tree auction Thursday, Nov. 30, at the West Side Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the auction to begin at 6. Refreshments will be provided. Rigatoni, sal

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:24:00

Taco Bell project goes to planners tonight

NEWMAN - A proposal to bring a Taco Bell restaurant to Newman will go before the city's Planning Commission tonight (Thursday). The commission will be reviewing the site plan on the proposed project, according to City Planner Stephanie Ocasio. The proposal calls for construction of a Taco Bell to th

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:45:00

Brazil appointed to ambulance board

Brazil will fill the Zone 1 seat on the West Side Community Healthcare District Board of Directors, which geographically encompasses rural Newman and a portion the city itself. In keeping with the recently amended by-laws, the board was able to appoint a member from the district as a whole after nob

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:44:00

Board approves facility use agreement

GUSTINE - An agreement aimed at streamlining the process by which the city of Gustine and Gustine Unified School District share facilities with each other was approved last week by the school board. The agreement, which has been months in the making, must still be approved in its final form by the C

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:42:00

New public works director on board at City Hall

NEWMAN - The city's new director of public works is settling into her position at City Hall, which marks the latest chapter in a personal journey of growth and achievement for a one-time single mom. Kathryn Reyes joined the Newman city staff Nov. 1. As director of the public works department, Reyes

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:42:00

Accountability should be across the board

I was in a pretty bad place in life when I discovered Louis' comedy, and his stand-up specials helped lift my spirits. I'm not going to lie when I say I was pretty shocked when this story broke. One of the things I admired about C.K.'s comedy was his endearing jokes about raising two girls as a sing

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:30:00

Coming to terms with milestone birthday

Forty was no big deal; 50 was a milestone that was cause for some reflection (and was about the time that co-workers started referring to me as "older than dirt," if I recall correctly). My 55th birthday brought still more pause and taking of stock....I think that was the age at which I was official

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:29:00

Fighting fit... minus the lithium

Monday night news watching brought a troubling bit of information into my home. The military, facing low recruitment levels, has been quietly lifting its ban on allowing people to serve who were previously excluded due to mental health issues. Namely, those suffering from specific mental disorders l

WESTSIDECONNECT.COM - 2017-11-16 16:28:00

How to fill up before feasting, with lowest gas prices in area as Thanksgiving nears

Gasoline prices are unlikely to make most people's list of Thanksgiving blessings this year, especially with the 12 cent tax increase at the pumps earlier this month. Nearly 51 million Americans - including more than 6 million Californians - will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgi

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-16 20:19:00

Around the Region (11/17/17)

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MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-16 21:41:00

Kids learn about food and farm at Agriculture Field Day

Oakdale Heights fourth-grader Bodey Wilkey smells a honeycomb as he and other students learn about bees during the 10th annual Student Agriculture Field Day at Patrick Ranch on Thursday in Durham. Bill Husa - Enterprise-Record By Dani Anguiano, danguiano@chicoer.com, @Dani_Anguiano on Twitter Je

OROVILLE MERCURY-REGISTER - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Up Close | Gregori tight end takes big hit, stays in playoff game

Domestic dispute leads to deadly crash in Modesto A Modesto man died Sunday after he tried to ram his wife's vehicle and crashed his car on Highway 99 in Ceres, the California Highway Patrol reported. Latest News Scene of fatal crash on Standiford Avenue in Modesto A man died Sunday morning

MODESTO BEE - 2017-11-15 08:00:00