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Local groups discuss Nassau Hub redevelopment

More than 100 local civic and business leaders met last week to discuss issues surrounding the proposed redevelopment of the Nassau Coliseum property. The two-hour meeting, held at the Leon J. Campo/Salisbury Center in Westbury, brought together stakeholders from neighborhoods in close proximity to


LL Dent to close its southern-style restaurant in Carle Place after 13 years

One of Long Island’s Southern-style stalwarts will serve its last sweet potato next month. Leisa Dent, who owns LL Dent with her mother, Lillian, said that, after 13 years, their Carle Place restaurant would close at the end of February.


How Long Island homes end up on TV, in movies

For the past six years, Jackie Sanchez has opened her Roosevelt split-level to photographers and video crews to shoot fashion spreads for, among others, Vogue Australia, Allure, Elle UK, Nike and Playboy.


Mineola: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market

MINEOLA, NY — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Never fear! To help simplify your search, we at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.


1990 missing woman case remains unsolved

Friends of a Long Island woman missing since 1990 say they will never give up hope of finding out what happened to her. Norine Brown was a mother of two from New Hyde Park. She would haven been 32 years old on the day her car was found abandoned in a parking lot on Jericho Turnpike in Garden City Pa


Discounted Tax Preparation - Mineola Residents

Alizio Law, PLLC supports the Mineola residents and small business community and for the first time is now offering a 20% discount on tax return preparation for Mineola residents and members of the Mineola Chamber of Commerce.


Queens high school students protest government shutdown at Jamaica Bay Refuge

About 120 ninth grade students from Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in Forest Hills rallied at the shuttered Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center Jan. 17 in an effort to raise awareness on how the ongoing federal government shutdown is impacting their education, school and communit


10 Employees At Queens Location Suing New York-Presbyterian Hospital For Discrimination

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York-Presbyterian Hospital is facing a multi-million dollar lawsuit. Ten employees at the Queens location claim they were harassed and discriminated against, adding nothing was done despite multiple complaints, CBS2’s Reena Roy reported Tuesday.


Drunken Driver Crashed SUV With 2 Kids Inside: Police

HEWLETT, NY – A 36-year-old man was arrested on felony DWI charges after he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole early Monday in Hewlett, Nassau Police said. Luis Hernandez, of Roosevelt, crashed a 2002 Toyota RAV4 into a telephone pole at Broadway and Rockaway Avenue around 1:20 a.m., police said.


Long Island Rail Road: Up to 40-minute delays on three branches

There are delays as long as 40 minutes along the Long Island Rail Road’s Port Jefferson, Oyster Bay and Ronkonkoma branches, the commuter rail service said in an advisory — the second day in a row that a broken rail has slowed the morning rush hour.


NCPD Investigating Attempted Armed Robbery of Roosevelt Woman

Roosevelt, NY - January 21, 2019 - The First Squad is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 4:40 A.M. in Roosevelt. According to detectives, a female victim, 30, was walking up her driveway on Monroe Avenue when an unknown male suspect approached her. The


Freeport police sued for $10M over Taser hitting man's eye during arrest

An Inwood man has sued the Freeport Village Police Department for $10 million over allegations that officers, while arresting him, fired a Taser stun gun that hit his eye, causing partial blindness.


Nassau IDA kicks off search for new executive director

The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency is now accepting applications for executive director, a job that records show paid $191,000 in 2017. Former Executive Director Joseph J. Kearney stepped down on Jan. 3 after more than eight years on the job. He now works for the county Board of Electio


Dozens of Firefighters Respond to Three-Alarm Queens Fire, 1 Injury Reported: FDNY

More than 100 firefighters and emergency personnel are combating a three-alarm fire that broke out at a commercial building in College Point, Queens, Monday morning, the FDNY says.


NYCHA residents without heat, hot water in several Brooklyn buildings during bitter cold snap

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Thousands of NYCHA residents are struggling to stay warm during this bitterly cold weather as several locations have been without heat and hot water.


Man, 28, fatally shot in Queens behind the wheel of car

A 28-year-old man was fatally shot behind the wheel of a car and his passenger was wounded in Queens, police said Monday. Twayne Summers was shot in the head in a black Hyundai Sonata near Ulmer St. and the Whitestone Expressway in College Point just after 4 a.m. Saturday, cops said.


Several people hurt in six fires Monday, some driven by high winds, officials say

Several people were hurt in various fires Monday as icy temperatures and winds tested the mettle of Long Island firefighters with water that froze under their feet and fast-moving flames, authorities said.


9 years since boy in foster care went missing in Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Tuesday marks nine years since a young boy in foster care in Brooklyn vanished without a trace. Seven-year-old Patrick Alford disappeared in 2010 while helping his foster mother take out the garbage at the Spring Creek Towers apartment complex in East New York.


More Long Islanders inquiring about aid as shutdown continues

Federal workers living on Long Island are set to miss another paycheck as the government shutdown reaches more than a month in length. Nassau County officials are assessing the long-term effects on Long Islanders who are furloughed or working without pay.


New Midtown Tower To Be NYC's Tallest By Ceiling Height: Report

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — Real estate developers filed planes for a planned tower that could become the second-tallest in New York City and the tallest by ceiling height. Developer Harry Macklowe's firm Macklowe Properties — best known for another Manhattan supertall 432 Park Avenue — submitted a prel