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Laura Gillen has raised $107,000 since election as Hempstead supe

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen has raised $107,000 in the two months since her election . Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen's reelection campaign has raised $107,028 in the two months since her election as the town's first Democratic supervisor in more

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 10:00:00

North Hempstead creating cultural master plan, a first on LI

The town is spending about $95,000 to create a roadmap for boosting the profile of cultural attractions and bringing in more visitors. Gold Coast Arts Center founder and executive director Regina Gil with Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth at the center on Jan. 16, 2018. Photo Credit:

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 11:00:00

Court papers: Hempstead school superintendent claims he discovered illegal financial activity

The lawyer for Shimon Waronker, the Hempstead school superintendent who was placed on forced administrative leave, filed court papers today claiming his client found illegal financial activity in the district. According to the documents, Waronker was placed on administrative leave after he planned t

NEWS 12 - 2018-01-20 01:34:00

Queens No. 7 train runs over man lying on tracks, leaving him critically injured

An unhinged man lying on the subway tracks was run over by a Queens train early Friday, leaving him clinging to life, police said. The motorman operating the No. 7 train coming into the 82nd St./Jackson Heights station saw the victim lying on the tracks about 2:45 a.m. but couldn't stop in time.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 19:14:11

Fake 9-1-1 by N.Y. woman possibly angry over Bayonne court fine lands her in jail: cops

Frustration over a motor vehicle fine prompted a New York woman to call in a false report of a wounded officer on Halloween night, police said. Abigail Contreras, 24, of Maspeth, was arrested and charged with false reports to law enforcement authorities after a police investigation traced the phony

NJ.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Lindenhurst officials say more in support of proposed apartments

Village officials say response has been 2 to 1 so far in favor of the project, which would bring 260 units near the Long Island Rail Road station. The response to a proposed apartment complex in Lindenhurst village has been 2 to 1 in favor so far, according to the village's mayor. The village will

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 11:00:00

State testing for 1,4-dioxane on LI off to a slow start

DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos said he is satisfied with the pace of the work done, adding that all 154 Long Island sites will be tested in 2018. This well pump at the Hicksville Water District's pump station on Newbridge Road in Hicksville, seen Dec. 22, 2016, was taken offline after the contaminan

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 11:00:00

Man found shot to death on Queens home’s lawn

A 65-year-old man was found Thursday morning shot to death on a lawn outside a Queens home, police said. Dan Gonzalez was discovered dead about 8:10 a.m. by a neighbor face up in front of the home on Bardwell Ave. near 209th Place in Queens Village. He had been shot in the head. There were no imm


Police investigate after fight leads to lock down at Stratford High School

Stratford High School (Photo: Jason Bagley) STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH)- A high school in Stratford was on lock down after a fight allegedly involving a knife broke out on Friday morning. Police say officers responded to Stratford High School at 45 N Parade Street, after a fight broke out and someone

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-19 13:30:01

Swastika found carved on tree in Redding

REDDING - Authorities are investigating after a swastika was carved onto a tree at a local popular trail. A community member found the swastika, photographed it and reported it to officials, First Selectman Julia Pemberton said in a post on the Redding Facebook page on Saturday. Pemberton said offic

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-21 12:00:03

Monroe firefighters practice ice water rescues

MONROE - Residents can expect to see fire personnel at the Great Hollow Lake on Sunday, working on some training techniques. The department's firefighters trained at the lake earlier this week, too, officials said. The fire personnel are practicing ice water rescue techniques, officials said. As lon

CONNECTICUT POST - 2018-01-20 15:46:49

Industrial Oil Spilled Into Naugatuck River

Oil from an industrial accident created slicks for miles along the Naugatuck River. Joe DeMatos was enjoying his Saturday afternoon at the Polish American Club in Naugatuck when he noticed an oil slick on the Naugatuck River floating past. The slick was large and it kept on coming. After several mi

WATERBURYOBSERVER.ORG - 2018-01-21 06:18:00

Forum: Why I am running a primary against Rosa DeLauro

Published 8:36 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 I am a Democrat. I believe in progressive values. So, the big question is, why challenge Rosa DeLauro in this year's Democratic Primary? The answer is an easy one. Millennials reading this should take note of this fact: Rosa DeLauro has served longer t

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-20 20:36:26

DKE under pressure as new assault allegations emerge

The female student who says she was raped by the former president of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity - and another who alleges a different member of the fraternity raped her - told the News on Friday that DKE's announcement of an investigation into its sexual climate represents a bad-faith effort

YALE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 00:45:00

Police charge former security guard with stealing checks

Nyeisha Douglas NAUGATUCK - A former security guard for an elderly housing complex was charged with dozens of felonies in connection to the alleged theft of more than $18,000 from a 94-year-old resident. Nyeisha Douglas, 27, of New Haven, was arrested in her home city on Tuesday in connection to a d

MYCITIZENSNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 10:02:26

Yale psychiatrist get death threats after claiming Trump poses a danger to the country

Published 5:06 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 NEW HAVEN - A Yale School of Medicine psychiatrist has received thousands of death threats since she began publicly calling President Donald Trump a danger to the country, she said recently. Dr. Bandy X. Lee, an "internationally recognized expert on vi

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2018-01-20 17:06:36

NYPD: Men rob delis in Brooklyn, Queens within 20 minutes

City police are searching for the men they say are responsible for deli robberies in Brooklyn and Queens that occurred within 20 minutes of each other. The first robbery happened Jan. 11 around 9:40 p.m. at Avenue L near East 98th St. in Canarsie, according to authorities. Officials said the two men

NY1 - 2018-01-21 00:25:00

5 kids, 2 adults hurt in head-on crash in East Meadow, authorities say

An SUV with five children on their way to a dance school and a sedan collided head on in East Meadow on Thursday night, according to a representative of the North Bellmore Fire Department, which responded to the scene. The department representative, who declined to give his name, said five children


Masked bandits in armed robbery pattern hit two more Queens businesses this week: cops

The masked duo responsible for several recent stickups at Queens businesses struck twice more in Flushing and Woodside this week, police reported. Law enforcement sources said one half of the robbery tag-team visited the Pizza Hut located at 51-02 Northern Blvd. in Woodside at 9:50 p.m. on Jan. 15.

QNS.COM - 2018-01-21 03:45:34

Brown: Errol Toulon Jr. is off and running as Suffolk sheriff

Newly elected Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. speaks during a swearing in ceremony at the Van Nostrand Theater on the Brentwood campus of Suffolk County Community College on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan Just a few weeks in as Suffolk's new sheriff, and Errol Toul

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-21 00:11:30