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Mayor Announces More Affordable Housing, Trash Pick-Up And Traffic Agents

De Blasio at the town hall meeting in Flushing on Nov. 21. Photo by Jon Cronin By Jon Cronin, Editor In his 44th mayoral town hall since becoming mayor, Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to bring more traffic agents, trash pick-up and affordable housing, but not more parking, to Flushing. At Flushing I

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:49:38

NYPD comes together in Queens to hand out Thanksgiving meals for families in need

Police officers across Queens went above and beyond the call of duty over the past few weeks, as they were busy giving out Thanksgiving meals to families in need throughout Queens. In Jackson Heights, officers from the 115th Precinct were able to hand out over 200 turkeys with help from the NYPD Com

QNS.COM - 2017-11-22 22:30:46

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

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:28

Fall fun at Little People's Play School

2 year olds learned about the inside and outside of a pumpkin as it was transformed into a jack-o-lantern.Apple tasting, pumpkin carving, Halloween parades and the annual Fall Fun Night filled our calendar this month. Our 2's compared red, yellow and green apples. Minions, a princess, superhero, but

GARDEN CITY NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:02:00

Fall is fun at Cathedral Nursery School!

The Science Museum of Long Island visited our nursery classes along with many of their furry and not so furry friends. Learning about pumpkins, how they grow, and even petting some farm animals were part of our visit to Schmidt's Pumpkin Farm with our pre-k classes. And what would Halloween be witho

GARDEN CITY NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:02:00

Police Searching For Robbery Suspects

Police are looking for a man, seen here, and his two accomplices who tried to force their way into a Hollis home on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of the NYPD) On Sunday at approximately 2:40 p.m., police from the 103rd Precinct said that they received a 911 call regarding a man shot at a residence located

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 18:20:06

Video shows two gunmen holding up a south Queens fast food joint

Police need the public's help in finding two men responsible for a recent stickup at a Hollis fast food restaurant. Law enforcement sources said the heist occurred at 12:55 a.m. inside of the Kennedy Fried Chicken located at 205-29 Hollis Ave. The NYPD released on Nov. 21 video footage of the male s

QNS.COM - 2017-11-22 20:00:53

Photo Essay: Harvest Season on Long Island

Apple pickers visit a local orchard (Photo by Benny Migs)A farm hand picks vegetables at a local farm (Photo by Benny Migs)A bee pollinates a sunflower at a Long Island farm. (Photo by Benny Migs)Families pick their own pumpkins at an LI farm (Photo by Bob Giglione)A farmer takes visitors on a hay r

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-22 13:55:55

Community rallies around family after fatal Braintree fire

Braintree is rallying around a local family that suffered a house fire on Sunday night, which claimed the life of 46-year-old Colin Gray, Jr., a longtime prep cook at Braintree House of Pizza. A GoFundMe.com campaign, titled "The Gray Family Fund," has raised over $3,000 from nearly 40 donations wit

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 00:29:19

Police chase down goat on Washington Street in Braintree

Police in Braintree were on hand after a goat ran into traffic on Monday. The incident, which was reported in a Facebook post Monday evening, happened on Washington Street near Braintree's border with Holbrook and required a "mutual-aid response," according to police. Braintree Animal Control Office

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-21 23:08:08

Improvements planned for Braintree Legion Building

The town council has approved $765,000 to upgrade the American Legion Post, a former one-room schoolhouse. BRAINTREE - The longtime home of the town's American Legion post will be getting an upgrade. On Tuesday night, the town council approved a total of $765,000 in Community Preservation Act money

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-22 05:54:55

Braintree man charged with murder in Dorchester homicide

DORCHESTER -- A Braintree man is charged with murder in connection with the death of a Dorchester man last week. Thomas Frank Isaac, Jr., 21, of Braintree is scheduled to be arraigned today in Dorchester District Court on charges of murder, armed home invasion and armed robbery. At about 2:51 p.m. o

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-21 17:26:55

Police look for man wanted in connection with Braintree break-in

Police in Braintree are asking the public for help identifying a man wanted in connection to a breaking and entering on Hall Ave. The Braintree Police Department's Facebook page said the man, seen in three photos wearing a Boston Red Sox hat and a New England Patriots sweatshirt, should turn himself

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-21 22:46:43

Braintree firefighters among those honored at Firefighter of the Year awards

Three firefighters from Engine 3 earned one of the fire service's highest honors for their harrowing rescue mission atop a 100-foot water tower last December. Scaling a 100-foot water tower in frigid conditions, plucking a dying man from a flame-covered balcony and sawing a path through dense woods

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-11-21 20:41:15

Braintree mayor wants a year's ban on marijuana production facilities

The proposal would ban recreational marijuana sales but would give the town a year to consider the question of allowing production facilities. Fred Hanson The Patriot Ledger @Fhanson_Ledger BRAINTREE - Mayor Joseph Sullivan favors a ban on retail establishments for recreational marijuana but wants


Braintree names new substance abuse coordinator

Marilyn Frano. the new substance abuse coordinator, has worked in Weymouth and Stoughton. Patriot Ledger staff BRAINTREE - Marilyn Frano has been appointed the town's new substance abuse prevention coordinator, Mayor Joseph Sullivan announced. Frano brings to the job more than a decade of experienc


Northville Central School hosts Thanksgiving feast

For The Recorder NORTHVILLE - Every year for more than 40 years students at Northville Central School District have celebrated Thanksgiving with a feast. Over the years, the program has evolved from seniors preparing a meal for kindergartners and delivering it to their classrooms to a full-blown cel

RECORDERNEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

A special kind of dinner

Arelene Rambush, left, Northville High School Principal Kyle McFarland, center, and Elementary Principal Tammy Reidell, right pose for photo before carving the turkey for the Thanksgiving dinner during the school's "Kindergarten Feast" event on Tuesday. (The Leader-Herald/Briana O'Hara) NORTHVILLE -

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Businesses ready for holiday shoppers

This year after family and friends celebrate a day of thanks, they can then make their way to local shops and businesses for both Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, which gives local shoppers time for Christmas shopping and maybe sneak a gift or two for themselves. In the village of Northvil

LEADER-HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

State Police: Gloversville man charged with child porn

Capture.JPG GLOVERSVILLE< (WRGB) State Police have arrested a Gloversville man, accused of possessing child pornography. Police say 23 year old Justin Lehr admitted to possessing the material on a computer and usb drive. He's due back in court at a later date. Capture.JPG GLOVERSVILLE< (WRGB) Sta

WRGB - 2017-11-22 16:48:51