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Islanders return to the 'old barn' for a day

A sold-out, pumped-up crowd celebrated as New York Islanders Captain John Tavares scored an overtime goal on Sunday to give the team a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in its preseason opener at NYCB Live's Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale. Although the team returned to the "old b


Pearl Harbor, D-Day East Meadow veteran was 93

Gerard "Jerry" Barbosa, who survived Japanese war planes attacks while stationed on the USS Raleigh as a gunner's mate at Pearl Harbor, died on Sept. 15, at age 93, of natural causes. One of the few Pearl Harbor survivors in the area, Barbosa was 17 years old when he volunteered for the Navy in Mar


Valley Stream schools struggle to achieve diversity among staff

School officials are working to recruit a more diverse pool of candidates for teaching and administrative positions in Valley Stream - a community highly regarded for its wide-ranging ethnic student body, which remains almost entirely educated by white people. "It's not as simple as just go out and


Audiences Are Really Hating Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mother!'

Darren Aronosky's films have always been divisive, which is why he's an interesting filmmaker. Rarely can his movies be put into one easily defined box as the director is always going for it. While this style tends to play well with critics, it can be a bit exhausting for fans. Perhaps that is why h

OBSERVER - 2017-09-18 15:33:45

Third person charged in human-trafficking ring involving Brooklyn brothel

Cops say an apartment in this building on Lincoln Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, served as a brothel.(Jeff Bachner/for New York Daily News) A third suspect has been charged in a human trafficking case centered on a Brooklyn brothel, according to authorities. Detectives have also determined that

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 04:47:10

Driver in fatal Queens bus crash involved in prior accident, failed to stop at red light

The speeding driver who ran a red light and caused a deadly bus crash in Queens had been down this road before. Fifteen months before Raymond Mong, 49, plowed a tour bus into an MTA bus, killing himself and two others, Mong steered a car past a red light in Queens and plowed into a van. Mong, who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 21:12:17

Couple Busted in Uniondale Traffic Stop with Drugs, Firearm, According to Police

Officials: Cordearo D. Thompson of Baldwin, 27, and Erica Clark of Roosevelt, 30, were allegedly discovered with marijuana, cocaine, and a black semi-automatic handgun. NCPD reports the arrest of Cordearo D. Thompson of Baldwin, 27, and Erica Clark of Roosevelt, 30, for Criminal Possession of Weapon

LONGISLAND.COM - 2017-09-20 18:03:43

Get ready for Chowderfest 2017 on LBI

What do you look for in a chowder? Do you judge a chowder by the number of clams, the variety of veggies, the consistency of the broth? Do you like it with thyme or other herbs, or just plain salt and pepper? Are you a clam purist or can you handle a bit of bacon added to the mix? So many components

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:08

Brooklyn federal judge pays homage to the late, crusading DA Ken Thompson in novel ‘Race to Judgment’ 

Brooklyn Federal Judge Frederic Block's "Race to Judgment" puts the crusading, determined lawyer Ken Williams in the middle of a maelstrom.(Jesse Ward/for New York Daily News) A federal judge is going from law to lit in a ripped-from-the-headlines novel about Brooklyn's wrongful convictions and its

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:10:07

Milan's Brick Oven review: Hewlett pizzeria wows with signature pizza fries

Delicacy, refinement, attention to detail - these are not qualities usually ascribed to the neighborhood pizzeria. But Hewlett is a very lucky neighborhood. Milan's Brick Oven opened about a year ago in the storefront adjoining Pantano's Kitchen. Michael Pantano, who owns both businesses, named the

NEWSDAY - 2017-09-20 14:01:00

Long Beach Students Impacted By Superstorm Sandy Pen Letters Of Support To Hurricane Harvey Victims

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - You might call them love letters from Long Beach. Hundreds of Long Island students who experienced heartbreaking loss from Superstorm Sandy are showing their support for children now recovering from Hurricane Harvey. Long Beach High School English teacher Jeanne O'She

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-21 01:22:00

Army Corps completes 8 jetties in $230M Long Beach dune project

Workers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are moving ahead of schedule in constructing jetties along the Long Beach coastline storm protection project. The Corps has finished eight of the 15 jetties planned in Long Beach from Roosevelt Boulevard to New York Avenue. The jetties are part of a $230

NEWSDAY - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

LI grocer convicted of wage violations

The operators of grocery stores in Hicksville and Floral Park, Queens have pleaded guilty to charges that they failed to pay proper wages and falsified records. S&L Vegetables and J&B Vegetables, two grocers that did business as Apna Bazar Cash & Carry, pleaded guilty to one count of grand larceny i

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:33:32

No sanctions from Nassau Board of Ethics in nearly 5 years

Since January 2013, three Nassau County legislators have reported to prison, County Executive Edward Mangano has been indicted, and his chief deputy, Rob Walker, has admitted on the stand in another corruption trial that he is under federal investigation. In the same time, the Nassau County Board of

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 16:37:15

NYPD Capt. Ray Jenkins thwarts armed robbery while off duty ... for second time in his career

For helping prevent an armed robbery in July, NYPD Capt. Ray Jenkins (above) is the first two-time recipient of the Daily News' "Hero of the Month" honor.(Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News) NYPD Capt. Ray Jenkins knows a cop is never truly off duty. He also knows lightning can strike twice. In

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:55:17

Frank's Place: Lloyd Wright's Solo Long Island Project Remains at Ease With Itself

The Rebhuhn House, as it's known, is Frank Lloyd Wright's sole Long Island project, but singularity is not its only charm. It was a comeback project for Wright, the first after a dry spell of more than 20 years, an attempt to move past his earlier prairie stylings into a design that was at once mode

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-20 12:55:55

Long Island News from the Long Island Press

(Photo by LenDog64) Oktoberfest, that annual celebration of German beer, food and music - and short leather pants - is a bit of a misnomer: The start of the annual fall fete is actually in September. Like many bits of fractured history, drinking was involved. The name dates back over 200 years to t

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Best of Long Island Spotlight: Top Farm Stand

Harvest season is back, which means it's time to drive out to the farm stands on the East End of Long Island, but which ones are worth the trip is the question. Press readers voted Briermere Farms Best Farm Stand on Long Island in the 2017 Best of Long Island competition-a title this farm stand has

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-09-20 15:55:19

Giant Truck Flips Over on East Harlem Street, Crushes Car with Man Inside: FDNY, Witnesses

NBC 4 NY A tractor trailer backing up on an East Harlem street flipped over and crushed a car with a man sleeping inside when the truck's load toppled over, authorities and witnesses say. The truck was backing up on East 128th Street near Fifth Avenue when the load toppled Wednesday afternoon, witn

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-20 21:19:49

PS 201 Gets New STEAM SmartLab, Broadcast Studio

Staff Writer A new Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) SmartLab and broadcast studio are up and running at Pomonok's PS 201, officials announced yesterday. Elected officials U.S. Rep Grace Meng (second from left) and Councilman Rory Lancman (second from right) join NYC

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:23:16