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State aid panel expresses concern at LI's 6.6% poverty rate

State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, left, Brian Stratton, director of the state Canal Corporation, RoAnn Destito, commissioner of the Office of General Services, listen to Mahmood Hussain, director of the Diabetes and Obesity Research Center during a tour of NYU Winthrop Research Institute in

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 15:24:18

Suffolk County SPCA Detectives Charge Deer Park Man With Animal Cruelty

Marc Henig, 60, of Deer Park, was charged with animal cruelty and neglect, a misdemeanor, after an investigation. The Suffolk County SPCA responded to a complaint that numerous dogs were living in unsanitary and unhealthy conditions, and one dog was lacking adequate veterinary care. Marc Henig, 60,

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-11-20 18:54:49

SPCA: Dog neglect leads to animal cruelty charge for Deer Park man

A Deer Park man faces an animal cruelty charge stemming from the neglect of one of his dogs, the SPCA said Monday. The Suffolk County SPCA said Marc Henig, 60, was charged Saturday after an investigation into a complaint that he had "numerous dogs" living in "unsanitary and unhealthy conditions," of

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 15:43:12

Holiday house tours on Long Island

A house ready to welcome visitors on last year's holiday home tour in Lloyd Harbor. Photo Credit: Veronique Louis Over the next few weeks, private homes and museums throughout Long Island will decorate for the holidays, letting visitors peel back the figurative wrapping paper and take a look insid

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 21:19:00

Simply Thai opens in Copiague

Khao soi, noodles in coconut-milk broth topped by fried noodles, at Simply Thai in Copiague. Photo Credit: Newsday / Erica Marcus Here's hoping the second time is the charm. Simply Thai has opened in the Copiague location that was, for less than a year, Thai Red Chillies. That restaurant closed du

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Centereach Fire Department brings cheer with shoebox-stuffed ambulance

It wasn't quite Santa's sleigh, but it was large, red and carried presents, so an ambulance was good enough for the Selden Fire Department, which took over Santa's duties last week and stuffed 100 shoeboxes with gifts for poor young children all over the world.Volunteers help fill a Centereach Fire

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-20 18:00:52

Skoufis pusing for removal of "zombie" poles

Assemblyman James Skoufis is pushing for utility companies to remove "zombie" poles, or double poles no longer in use. The Woodbury Democrat said in a news release that his district has about 1,100 zombie poles. "The Hudson Valley is known for its environment and natural beauty," said Skoufis. "Nobo

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-20 14:29:01

Stony Brook Children's Hospital gets $50,000 cancer study grant

Stony Brook Children's Hospital has been awarded a $50,000 from St. Baldrick's Foundation, which supports pediatric cancer research, the nonprofit organization announced Monday. The foundation, located in Los Angeles, is the largest private funder of childhood cancer-research grants nationwide. The

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 21:50:53

Cops: Man found dead in East Patchogue may be hit-run victim

Authorities are investigating whether a man found dead Saturday night in East Patchogue was the victim of a hit and run, Suffolk County police said. Police said the victim was found on Falcon Avenue shortly after 6:30 p.m. by a passing motorist. There was no further information immediately available

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 13:23:35

Port Jeff Brewing Co. Opening New Patchogue Beer Project

Patchogue already boasts Long Island's oldest craft brewery, Brick House Brewery,founded in 1996, and its largest brewery, Blue Point Brewing, scheduled to open a new 60,000-barrel facility next summer. Craft beer has helped power the revitalization of the bustling South Shore village, with a lively


Ambulance HQ may cost more to build, Brookhaven officials say

The cost of a new headquarters for the South Country Ambulance District may go up by as much as 21 percent after construction bids came in higher than expected, Brookhaven Town officials said Thursday. Town Supervisor Edward P. Romaine said bids submitted by contractors interested in building the 26

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 11:00:30

Brookhaven delays razing 'decrepit' Eastport house amid dispute

The owner, a developer, plans to build an office, bank and pharmacy at the location. But civic activists want to move early settler's house and restore it. Brookhaven Town wants to demolish this historic Montauk Highway house in Eastport because it is abandoned and in disrepair. Photo Credit: Jessi

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 11:00:00

LI dad dancing to Michael Jackson at concert is retired DJ

A video of John Lawless dancing at a Janet Jackson concert went viral, but his routine was already popular at Long Island weddings. John Lawless, 50, of Centereach, performing as Michael Jackson. Lawless became a viral sensation after he was caught on camera dancing at a Janet Jackson concert Nov.

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 17:40:37

Ronkonkoma Hub $600M development starts with groundbreaking

The first phase of the project near the Ronkonkoma LIRR station, LIE and Long Island MacArthur Airport is to include 489 residential units in six buildings. A developer broke ground on the Ronkonkoma Hub Monday, officially launching work on a $600 million project that will create apartments, stores,

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 20:56:00

LIRR: Buses replace trains from Riverhead to Ronkonkoma

Westbound trains on the Ronkonkoma branch will bypass Riverhead Monday morning because of a broken rail near the Riverhead station, the LIRR said in a notice to customers. "Riverhead customers will be accommodated by bus service to Ronkonkoma, for westbound train service to Penn," the Long Island Ra

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 10:14:49

Butterfly Effect Project Soars With Growing Numbers

Tijuana Fulford stands in the corner of the cavernous, bright room in the Riverhead Senior Center, momentarily still and apart from the cheerful chaos. The room is sprinkled with Thanksgiving balloons and crowded with circular tables sporting autumnal tablecloths and turkey-theme word puzzles. A hug

27EAST.COM - 2017-11-20 20:43:00

Livonia police briefs: Window smashed, purse stolen from vehicle at daycare

Livonia police were called the morning of Nov. 15 to The Learning Tree, 32955 Plymouth, on the report of a purse that had been stolen from a parked car. The victim told police she parked her car in the lot and left her purse on the front seat before locking her car. She came out after a short time a

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-11-20 16:00:01

Livonia gardener earns national honor

Ruth Moline of Livonia has achieved a level of expertise enjoyed by only a tiny percentage of gardeners. She recently earned the National Garden Club's Five Star Award. Moline achieved the distinction by completing all four National Garden Club Schools - Environmental, Gardening, Landscape Design an


Indecent exposure suspect leads Oakland County deputies on chase

LYON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) - Two law enforcement agencies are searching for a man accused of leading Oakland County Sheriff deputies on a chase Friday afternoon in Lyon Township. James William Sebastianelli, 53, allegedly would not stop when a deputy attempted to pull him over in the area of Napier

WXYZ - 2017-11-20 04:09:43

Is it Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriasis is an immune-mediated disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches that appear on the skin but did you know that 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis. Studies show that delaying treatment for psoriatic arthritis as little as six months can result in permanent

PATCH - 2017-11-20 15:22:36