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Robbie's Run in Merrick unites community for AED cause

Every year in the spring, Norman J. Levy Lakeside School hosts a fundraising 5k (3.1 miles) called Robbie's Run. Robbie's Run exists today because in 2005, Robbie Levine was playing a Little League baseball game and he collapsed on the baseball field, going into cardiac arrest when he was only 9. W

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 22:00:33

Chinese food delivery worker attacked, robbed, police say

Two men robbed and attacked a restaurant delivery worker in Roosevelt on Wednesday, Nassau County police said. The restaurant employee, 28, was attempting to deliver Chinese food to a home on Smith Street when a man approached and demanded his possessions, police said in a news release. The employee

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 21:50:40

Flying to the airport: The right and wrong way to connect people to LaGuardia

During this, the busiest travel time of the year, the MTA is encouraging the use of the Q70 bus, smartly rebranded the LaGuardia Link by Gov. Cuomo. It makes swift and easy eight-minute trips between the air terminals and the big subway station at Roosevelt Ave./74th St. The incentive: no bus fare

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:00:07

Long Island Shopping Mall Guide

For those of us seeking to get a jump start on our holiday shopping, thankfully, Long Island is home to many different shopping centers. So rally up your friends and family or fly solo to these spots for some deals this holiday season. Americana Manhasset Designed by world renowned architect Peter

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-23 20:40:32

Churches, charities open doors to offer Thanksgiving meals

Bishop John Barres, leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, mingled with guests being fed at Center Moriches church. Soup kitchens, churches and charities across Long Island opened their doors Thursday to serve a proper Thanksgiving feast to hundreds of people in need. "Right now I

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-23 18:45:14

Long Island Soup Kitchen Serves Up Thanksgiving Meals With Side Of Compassion

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for the largest soup kitchen on Long Island. Dozens of volunteers proudly served hundreds of meals with all the fixings inside the Mary Brennan Inn in the Town of Hempstead. For the 35th year in a row, the inn made it

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 22:16:44

Editorial: Do We Smell?

Each suffered heavily at the hands of Superstorm Sandy, further tightening the bonds between the two communities. We're especially happy since we heard that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ahead of schedule in building 15 jetties planned in Long Beach, which is part of a $230 million federally f

WAVE OF LONG ISLAND - 2017-11-23 15:16:25

Long Island Concerts & Events November 24-26

A mix of folk, country and classical music with four-part hamonies seasoned with improvisational violin and cello. Slathered with great percussion and acoustics. Treme - Blues and Jazz Club, 553 Main St. Islip. tremeislip.com $10. 8 p.m. Nov. 24. Gary Hoey - Ho Ho Hoey Imagine if Santa and Slash ha

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-24 13:49:50

AP source: Flynn breaks with Trump on Mueller probe

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian e

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-24 13:32:12

Dracut athletic complex honors Ed Murphy

DRACUT -- They called him coach, they called him the dean, they called him dad. To so many in this town, Ed Murphy was all of that and so much more. The legacy of the legendary high school football coach, who died earlier this year at the age of 97, was never in danger of fading from Dracut's memo

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-24 12:00:27

Gagnon, Lowell High Alumni still unbeaten

LOWELL -- The 30th annual Lowell High School Alumni race was held Wednesday and the Alumni moved to 30-0 with a 23-33 victory over the current LHS team. Brian Gagnon of the Alumni won in sloppy conditions at Shedd Park, covering 2.75 miles in 14 minutes, 51 seconds. Top 15 1. Brian Gagnon (A) 14:

LOWELL SUN - 2017-11-23 11:36:06

Greater Lowell Tech Early Childhood program hears from veteran

The Early Childhood Education program at Greater Lowell Technical High School, along with the Lil Gryphons Preschool, honored retired Navy veteran Richard Desrochers, who was visiting with his wife, Earlene. Students, staff and younger children listened as Desrochers described life aboard the USS Al

LOWELL SUN - 2017-11-24 14:13:28

Mulkerin motivated to go out a winner

BILLERICA -- Long before he wore a Billerica High football uniform, Morgan Mulkerin spent the fourth Thursday in November sitting in the stands rooting on his beloved Indians against Chelmsford. In a rivalry that dates back to 1927, according to The Sun archives, and is chock-full of thrills and Tu

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-11-23 12:00:15

Five Lowell firefighters recognized during 28th-annual state "Firefighter of Year" awards

A Sun Staff Report WORCESTER - Governor Charlie Baker and Public Safety Secretary Daniel Bennett today joined State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey to honor Firefighters from 22. Massachusetts fire departments for heroic acts of bravery at the 28th annual "Firefighter of the Year" Awards ceremony,


Cameron Senior Center to host Holiday Boutique

The Holiday Boutique, a weeklong fundraising event to benefit the Cameron Senior Center, opens 9 a.m. Nov. 27 at 20 Pleasant St., Westford. Sponsored by Friends of the Cameron, volunteers have been preparing for months for this event, which runs daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Dec. 2. Shoppers

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-23 20:45:00

The lesson today at Billerica High? How to save lives

BILLERICA -- The students are bleeding out. First responders are at least five minutes away. By the time they arrive, it might be too late. As a result, teachers and school nurses are getting trained to respond to these critical situations -- when receiving care in the first few minutes is essent

LOWELL SUN - 2017-11-24 12:00:07

Katy investment agent pays $3,000 fine

Octavio Tovar, a securities agent in Katy, was fined $3,000 by the Texas State Securities Board for being too slow about disclosing compromises he made with creditors and civil judgments against him. Texas law requires agents who work in stocks, bonds and other types of securities to report within 3

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-22 18:32:00

Katy takes step towards second fire station

After months of rumors and discussion and it being bantered around during the last mayoral election, Katy's city council took the next step towards the construction of the second Katy fire station with the selection of Bass Construction Company for the project. According to city officials, the groun


Katy mulls bond to address flooding

On the heels of voting in favor of the Katy ISD bond proposal, city of Katy voters may have the opportunity to vote for a municipal bond election that would fuel the way for funds to take a look at the area's flooding issues. City of Katy officials are mulling the idea of a spring bond election that


Woman accused of mailing explosives to Gov. Abbott, Pres. Obama

WALLER COUNTY, Texas- A woman in the Brookshire area is accused of sending explosives to three government leaders in 2016. According to the six-count indictment, 46-year-old Julia Poff mailed explosives to Governor Greg Abbott, President Barack Obama and Commissioner of the Social Security Administr

KHOU - 2017-11-23 15:02:28