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'It's the Bronx' arts event postponed amid controversy
PORT MORRIS - An arts event meant to bring Bronx creatives together on Saturday has been postponed, organizers say. "It's the Bronx" was supposed to have its second event over the weekend at the Andrew Freedman House. The Artist Hub on Grand Concourse says it canceled its participation after it rece
Fort Greene Indian Restaurant Shut Down For 2nd Time This Year
FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN — An Atlantic Avenue restaurant was shut down by health inspectors for the second time this year, this time because of mice and roaches, city records show.
WATCH: Cops Used Drone To See Man In Cobble Hill Stand-off
COBBLE HILL, BROOKLYN — A stand-off between police and a man who they thought had barricaded himself into an apartment with a gun on Tuesday could have ended differently had it not been for some new NYPD technology.
Nassau judge recuses herself in case against Rockville Centre planning board
Acting Nassau County Supreme Court Justice Denise Sher recused herself on March 12 from hearing the case of two Rockville Centre homeowners against the village’s planning board.
Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on the future of the Bronx
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is hoping to be the first Latino mayor of New York, and he made that clear during his State of the Borough address last month. He talks to PIX11 about the hottest topics in the Bronx, including the low diversity rate at specialized high schools, what he think a
Queens lawmaker blasts mayor’s New York Works jobs plan, citing lack of job tracking & access for low-income individuals
Vallone questioned how EDC is tracking jobs under the mayors New York Works plan. Back in 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced the New York Works jobs plan that set out to create 100,000 jobs over the next 10 years. The mayor touted the plan as one that would be able to give people a “chance at mid
Woodstack Opens Location in Hello Living Brooklyn Development
Brooklyn-based Woodstack will open a new location at Hello Living’s mixed-use development in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Commercial Observer has learned. The apparel retailer signed a lease for 7,500 square feet, the entire retail portion, of the 35-unit luxury rental development at 1357 Flatbush Ave
Lawsuits planned over motzei Shabbos loss of Dr. Friedman
A Garden City attorney has sent a notice of claim on behalf of Cedarhurst resident Cheryl Friedman to several government entities and two utilities that a $35 million wrongful death lawsuit will be filed by the end of the year, after Friedman’s husband, Dr. Richie Friedman, passed away after being s
Priciest home sales in Carle Place
Priciest home sales in Carle Place (11514) The three highest-priced home sales in Carle Place last month ranged from $562,000 to $815,000. The priciest Carle Place home sold in February was a 4-bedroom, 3-bath colonial on .15 acres at 7 Cromwell Road that sold for $815,000. It was listed by Joseph J
Eleanor Roosevelt’s old house, now for sale, hosts fashion show
Fashion designer Yulia Yanina of Yanina Couture held a trunk show at 211 E. 62nd St., the townhouse where First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt lived from 1953 to 1958. The designer duds on display included dresses recently worn by Emma Roberts at the Oscars, as well as Kate Beckinsale and Emily Blunt.
B's Cruise to Victory on Long Island
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Bruce Cassidy is a hockey coach. It's quite normal for his stress level to jump up and down more frantically than a pack of eight-year-olds on a trampoline. But on Tuesday night, his nerves remained flat-lined.
Alan Beach, Ann Marie Reardon and Robert Boccio win seats again in Lynbrook village election
Mayor Alan Beach soundly defeated Deputy Mayor Hilary Becker in Tuesday’s mayoral election, 3,330 votes to 974. Trustees Ann Marie Reardon (2,971 votes) and Robert Boccio (3,045) were also re-elected to their seats as part of the New Vision Party with Beach. The incumbents defeated challengers Steve
Kellenberg Memorial HS Honors Its JV Winter Athletes
On Friday, March 8, the winter freshman and junior varsity athletics programs gathered to honor the athletes of the winter season. Awards were given for most committed, most improved, and most valuable athletes on each team.
CrossFit Garden City To Make Village Its New Home
It looks like CrossFit Garden City might be renamed to CrossFit Mineola after the village board approved the gym to open up within the village at last week’s board meeting. Dennis Marshall, who is a Floral Park resident and the owner of CrossFit Garden City, is looking to move his facility to 180 E.
No clear winner yet in Valley Stream village election
Village justice candidate Virginia Clavin-Higgins - 1,661. No official winner had been declared in Valley Stream’s village election at press time late Tuesday night. The outcome was pending the counting of 466 absentee ballots by Nassau County Board of Election officials or further review by a Nassa
"Candy came from out on Long Island".
I'm sure most of you are familiar with the Lou Reed song WALK ON THE WILD SIDE. In the second verse Lou sings of Candy who came from out on Long Island. Well to be more specific Candy came from Massapequa Park. She lived with her mom on First Avenue.
What Is The Best Refrigeration Company on Long Island?
When it’s time to hire a company to install or repair refrigeration equipment, it’s best to call a seasoned pro with a proven track record in the field. Long Islanders voted Rio International Refrigeration Inc. the Best Commercial Refrigeration Company in the 2019 Bethpage Best of Long Island contes
Recalling Rockville Centre women of the past who made a difference
Editor’s note: This is the latest in a series of guest columns about the history of the village of Rockville Centre. Marilyn Nunes Devlin is Rockville Centre’s village historian and helps run the Phillips House Museum on Hempstead Avenue. This column recognizes Women’s History Month.
Max & Murphy: The Morals and Mechanics of Marijuana Legalization
Marijuana legalization is about a lot of things. It’s about where the revenue from the tax on legal sales will go. It’s about how the industry will be structured and who will have a chance to be part of it. It’s about how the state will deal with people who sell marijuana outside that sanctioned str
Former Nassau County DA: College Board “Loses Credibility” After Admissions Scandal
After a former Nassau County district attorney blew the lid open on a huge college admissions scandal that involved rampant cheating on the SAT in Long Island eight years ago, she’s now saying that the College Board needs to do way more and be completely reshaped in order to level the playing field