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Cops: Man smashed and grabbed from Massapequa businesses

Nassau police are searching for a man who used a hammer on Sunday morning to smash the front door of three Massapequa businesses, swiping cash and other items, authorities said. The burglar used a wooden-handled hammer shortly after 2 a.m. to shatter the front glass doors of JJ Princess Nails, Vidco

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-21 00:27:00

Nassau police: 'Serious' crash shut down Sunrise Highway in Merrick

Nassau County police are investigating a serious two-vehicle crash in Merrick that occurred Monday morning. The crash, on eastbound Sunrise Highway between the Meadowbrook State Parkway entrance and Babylon Turnpike, occurred shortly before 10 a.m., a police spokeswoman said. The spokeswoman did not

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 22:12:37

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

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Make gun trafficking a federal crime

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, joined by Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, victims of gun violence and others, announced plans on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, to reintroduce legislation that would for the first time classify gun trafficking as a federal crime. (Credit: Barry Sloan) Democratic Sen

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 20:55:08

Why Actors Love to Play Churchill

The hat. The jowls. The spotted bow tie. The spectacles, descending the bridge of the nose. The fat cigar, brandished like a broadsword. The waistcoat, the watch chain, and the whiskey. And the voice-hark to the boom of it, rumbling up from caverns measureless to man. Put all these elements together

THE NEW YORKER - 2017-11-20 10:00:00

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

Police: Masked man brandishes gun outside Grandstand Pub

Police are looking for a man in a black ski mask who they said pointed a black handgun at a man working at a Baldwin bar early Sunday, then fled the scene in a silver sport utility vehicle. Nassau County police said the menacing incident occurred at the Grandstand Pub on Grand Avenue at 4:10 a.m. Th

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 10:43:40

50 most-voted, cutest babies in 2017 on Long Island

Long Island is certainly bursting with cute little ones. More than 500 parents in Nassau and Suffolk entered their little prince or princess into Newsday's 2017 Cutest Baby contest. After a weeklong voting period, Maggie R. from Ridge and Cameron A. from Hempstead were crowned Cutest Baby. We love a

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 19:23:00

Parkour club to open in Christiansburg

FLOYD - Viewed from the amphitheater at Warren G. Lineberry Memorial Park, Elijah Bowen and his brother, Simeon, look like shadows hopping across the early evening sky. Simeon, 17, positions himself on one of the outdoor venue's concrete steps and leaps. While mid-air, he turns himself horizontally

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 10:45:00

NRCC students attended VCCS Student Leadership Conference

Front row from left: Sarah Miller, Pearisburg, At Large Selection; Kassey Hall, Floyd County, At Large Selection; Dana Draughn, Radford, PBL; Wendy Delp, Floyd County, PBL; Holly Hetherington, Narrows, Fine Arts. Second row from left: Brandon Carver, Pearisburg, Kappa Pi; Joshua Burnette, Floyd Coun

NRVNEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 00:10:16

K-9s prove invaluable to success of police operations

CHRISTIANSBURG, VA. - There are dogs in our area that are more than just household pets. They are the K-9s that serve and protect our community. Whether these K-9s are searching for drugs, helping track down a suspect or patrolling the streets, they are essential in keeping you safe. K-9 units fro

WSLS - 2017-11-21 01:07:47

CASEY: Did your absentee ballot get counted in the recent election?

Late-arriving absentee ballots are in the news these days because of 55 tardy ones that weren't counted in a close state House race in Stafford County. But guess what? That's not the only place in Virginia where absentee ballots are arriving after Election Day, the deadline mandated by state law. It

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-21 04:00:00

Floyd Historical Society holding Tree of Remembrance fundraiser

The Floyd County Historical Society invites members of the community to participate in their holiday season fundraiser. "Light Up the Lights" offers history buffs and others a chance to remember a special friend or family member while supporting the museum. A contribution of $25 or more will place a

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-21 05:15:00

SustainFloyd to screen 'Minimalism'

The final movie of the 2017 SustainFloyd Fall Film Series will be shown in time for the holiday season on Thursday evening, November 30 at the Floyd Country Store. "Minimalism: A Documentary about the Important Things" asks how might your life be better with less? "Minimalism" takes the audience ins

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-11-20 21:37:00

NRCC offering free GED Ready practice tests

For those interested in earning their GED credential, New River Community College is offering free GED Ready practice tests. Through Thursday, Nov. 30, an individual can choose between science, social studies, math and English to take two practice tests for free. The GED Ready practice tests are off


Radford man claimed to have gun, told woman she wasn't leaving

RADFORD - Touching patrons at the Radford Coffee Company and saying he had a gun, then grabbing a woman exiting a nearby bank prompted a man's arrest last week, according to court paperwork. Joseph David Sayers, 37, of Radford, had a hearing Thursday conducted by video in Radford General District Co

ROANOKE TIMES - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

School bus skids off slippery road in Oswego County

MEXICO, N.Y. -- A Mexico Central School District bus slid off the road at 9:08 a.m. today after it had already dropped students off at school. The driver and a monitor on the bus were not injured, according to Sean Bruno, Mexico's school superintendent. The accident happened on State Route 104 in Me

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 18:34:19

Onondaga County probation officer accused of having sex with man she supervised

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- An Onondaga County probation officer is facing an official misconduct charge for having sex with a man on probation who she was supervising, according to court records. Bridgett Duerr, 44, of Cicero was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor official misconduct charge, according to court

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 19:48:56

Cop Logs: Sheriff's Office 11/20/2017

On 11/17/17 at 7:01 a.m., Darlene Ann Noyes, 59, of 400 Dutcherville Road, Constantia, was operating a 2013 Toyota south on Kibbie Lake Road in the town of Constantia, 600 feet north of Knapp Road, when she reportedly lost control causing the vehicle to exit the roadway and strike a tree. Ms. Noyes

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2017-11-20 15:38:03

School bus slides off road in Oswego County

School officials said no students were on the bus at the time and a a driver and monitor who were aboard were not injured. District officials say nobody was hurt when a school bus went off the road in Oswego County Monday morning. Lake effect snow made for tricky driving conditions in parts of Centr

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2017-11-20 19:01:23