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Flying to the airport: The right and wrong way to connect people to LaGuardia

During this, the busiest travel time of the year, the MTA is encouraging the use of the Q70 bus, smartly rebranded the LaGuardia Link by Gov. Cuomo. It makes swift and easy eight-minute trips between the air terminals and the big subway station at Roosevelt Ave./74th St. The incentive: no bus fare

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:00:07

Long Island Soup Kitchen Serves Up Thanksgiving Meals With Side Of Compassion

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for the largest soup kitchen on Long Island. Dozens of volunteers proudly served hundreds of meals with all the fixings inside the Mary Brennan Inn in the Town of Hempstead. For the 35th year in a row, the inn made it

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 22:16:44

Thousands Of Runners Take Part In Garden City Turkey Trot

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Thousands of people on Long Island worked off the calories before their holiday meal with a traditional Turkey Trot. As CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reported, the 40th annual road race in Garden City was the biggest trot ever, and it was all for charity. It's a most A

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 22:06:06

Editorial: Do We Smell?

Each suffered heavily at the hands of Superstorm Sandy, further tightening the bonds between the two communities. We're especially happy since we heard that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ahead of schedule in building 15 jetties planned in Long Beach, which is part of a $230 million federally f

WAVE OF LONG ISLAND - 2017-11-23 15:16:25

New Year's Eve 2017: Parties and more on Long Island

Looking to celebrate New Year's Eve on Long Island this year? As 2017 comes to a close, here are some parties, events and more for when the ball drops.Nick & Toni'sPhoto Credit: Wordhampton WHERE | WHEN 136 N. Main St., East Hampton; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. INFO 631-324-3550, nickandtonis.comTHE BASH The eat

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 16:07:00

Thankful For Family And Freedom

Two days before Christmas in 1973, it was cold and beginning to snow when I set out from Great Lakes, Illinois, at 6 a.m. to get home to my two boys on Long Island. My sons, Tommy and Bobby, were in a foster home in Levittown because my wife had left us. I was in the Navy and hadn't enough money to


Probation plea deal in domestic case mishandled by ex-prosecutor

A Levittown man pleaded guilty to a felony Tuesday and will get a probation sentence in the second of two separate domestic violence cases that sparked a Nassau prosecutor's May resignation after a judge found she mishandled evidence. Ernest Cassano Jr., 32, had faced a 16-count indictment on charge


East Hills now owns fixer-upper gate lodge of former financier

The village of East Hills will own and restore a century-old gate lodge that was once part of one of Long Islands's most opulent estates. Archival photos provided by the North Hempstead Town historian, Howard Kroplick. (Credit: Newsday/Christine Chung) lower thirds -- East Hills Mayor Michael Koblen

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 11:00:00

Dealing with Devin: All about Black Friday in the Golden Triangle

Golden Triangle retailers are gearing up for early-bird Black Friday shoppers. Walmarts in both Columbus and Starkville will open their gates the earliest, with sales beginning at 6 tonight. With the Egg Bowl also happening tonight, Walmart store associates in Starkville said coming as early as

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-11-23 06:07:40

Man steals officer's Taser while resisting arrest

A Caledonia man accused of multiple felonies, including previous sexual battery and drug charges, was arrested after an altercation with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office deputies last week during which he stole an officer's Taser. Brian Steven Heinz, 36, of 139 Dodson Road, was arrested Nov. 16 and

COMMERCIAL DISPATCH - 2017-11-22 19:03:34

Alabama State's HoneyBeez plus-size dance team slays crowds

Since middle school, Quiana Reliford had wanted to attend a historically black college or university. But when the Kansas City, Kan., native found out that Alabama State University had a plus-size dance team - the adorably named HoneyBeez - she knew she'd found her school. "I'd been dancing all my l

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

VIDEO: MSU's First African-American Athletes Honored Before Egg Bowl

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Before Thursday's Egg Bowl kickoff two former Mississippi State University players were honored with the dedication of the Dowsing-Bell Plaza. Frank Dowsing Jr. and Robert Bell were the first African American athletes who played for state. The Dowsing-Bell Plaza was dedicat

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 05:15:14

VIDEO: Churches Cross Racial, Denominational Lines To Help Others Thanksgiving Day

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) - A Thanksgiving tradition that brings churches together across racial and denominational lines continues in Tupelo. After a thanksgiving prayer, dozens of volunteers got to work. For nearly 30 years, Christians on the Move to Evangelize has prepared and delivered lunches to inm

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 04:57:44

VIDEO: International Thanksgiving Celebration

STARKVILLE, Miss.(WCBI) - While many are spending the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family, not everyone gets to go home. For students far, far from home, Thanksgiving can take on a different meaning. There's no place like home for the holidays but for many Mississippi State international st

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 04:50:40

VIDEO: Louisville Holds 16th Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon

LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) - Louisville residents gather to give thanks and to give to those less fortunate. The Louisville Thanksgiving Luncheon kicked off early Thursday morning with Volunteers preparing and packing Thanksgiving meals. Mrs. Aline Haynes spearheads the Luncheon each year. The event i

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 04:47:48

VIDEO: Investigation Underway After Body Was Found At Lake Lowndes State Park

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI)- An investigation is underway after a body was found in a wooded area at Lake Lowndes State Park. Investigators were called out to the area near the Multipurpose Center early Thursday afternoon. Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant wasn't able to release any other inform

WCBI.COM - 2017-11-24 04:44:48

Bill angst: School officials troubled by concealed weapon package

With apologies to Elizabeth Barrett Browning and in reaction to the Michigan Senate's passing of legislation allowing concealed weapons in schools, school officals like Plymouth-Canton Superintendent Monica Merritt are saying, "How do I not love thee, let me count the ways." The bills they don't lov

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-11-24 12:09:07

For many, Black Friday shopping starts early

NOVI, Mich. - Holiday shoppers started lining up outside Toys "R" Us in Novi hours before doors opened on Thanksgiving. "The lady in front of us -- we saw her last year," shopper Josh Chin said. "It was kind of funny." For many, Black Friday shopping started early. And with all the tempting deals

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-11-24 04:12:46

Sheriff's office says driver 'deliberately ran down' deputy, killing him

PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) - The Oakland County Sheriff's Office says the suspect who killed a deputy early Thursday morning targeted the deputy.Deputy killed in line of duty was dad, 22-year veteran of Oakland County Sheriff's OfficeOakland County Sheriff's deputy hit and killed during chase According t

WXYZ - 2017-11-23 19:57:36

Review: Melissa Leo schools young nuns in 'Novitiate'

With Margaret Betts' blistering debut, Academy Award-winner Leo could earn herself another invite to the Oscars A group of nuns-to-be get the schooling of a lifetime in "Novitiate," a harsh, searing religious drama which revolves around a hellfire performance from a volcanic Melissa Leo. Leo's not t

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-11-24 05:09:35