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Confused driver rides car onto LIRR platform, leaving it dangling over train tracks in Mineola

A driver seen steering a car onto the westbound train platform at the Long Island Rail Road station in Mineola around 5 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2017.(Ben Vimont) A confused driver drove his car onto a Long Island Rail Road platform Saturday evening, police said. The car somehow found a way into the Mineo

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-19 00:08:29

'Confused' driver ends up halfway on Mineola LIRR platform

A confused driver ended up halfway on the platform at the Mineola LIRR stop, Nassau County police say. The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. Saturday. Emergency services helped remove the driver and car. There were no injuries, and no arrests were made. A confused driver ended up halfway on the p

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-18 23:01:44

Families grieve for 2 young men apparently murdered by MS-13 gang

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Javier Castillo, 16, of Central Islip, from St. John of God Roman Catholic Church in Cental Islip, on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz Kerin Pineda and Javier Castillo were just children when they left their home years ago, running from MS-13 and the g

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Center Moriches Man Fatally Stabbed Mother, Cops Say

Christopher Storm Harrison A man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his 53-year-old mother to death in their Center Moriches home on Friday night, Suffolk County police said. Christopher Storm Harrison, 26, stabbed Joyce Skarka during a domestic dispute at their Union Avenue home at 9:41 p.m., pol

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-18 18:43:52

Stolen Car Backs Into 2 Officers During Traffic Stop: Police

A man on Long Island drove a stolen car into police officers, throwing one of them to the ground, police said Saturday. Markus Mcintyre, 25, of Hempstead, was charged with assaulting a police officer among other charges, Nassau County police said. His passenger, Kevin Curry, 27, was charged with re

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-11-18 13:32:17

Long Island hires and promotions: Lindsay Ragona, CN Guidance and Counseling Services

Lindsay Ragona of East Islip, quality improvement coordinator at CN Guidance and Counseling Services in Hicksville, has been promoted to program director.BOARDS Dr. Harris Nagler of Manhattan, who is with the Smith Institute for Urology in Lake Success and Manhattan, has been named president of the

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 13:08:59

Officials to try to herd humpback whale out of Reynolds Channel

The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society said Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, it plans to coordinate an effort to herd a subadult humpback whale out of Reynolds Channel on Saturday. Photo Credit: Atlantic Marine Conservation Society A lasso-less marine flotilla aims to mimic cattle herders and gently her

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 10:00:00

Two Men Strike Nassau Cops With Stolen Vehicle During Traffic Stop, Police Say

BALDWIN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Two Hempstead men are facing a litany of charges after allegedly striking a pair of Nassau County police officers with a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop Friday afternoon. Investigators say the officers attempted to conduct a stop on a silver 2007 Infiniti. When they

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-18 09:03:57

Niko Yektai Outfits Hamptons Homes with Sculptural Furniture

Is your Hamptons dream home crying out for exquisitely customized designs in wood and metal? If so, you're in luck. The East End just so happens to be home to some of the best artisans and professionals in the business. Nico Yektai is one such mid-career artisan who has turned many homeowners' dream

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Dan's Papers Cover Artist Steven Klein Paints 'Autumn Colors'

Steven Klein is inspired by nature. "I like to watch the changing clouds and colors at sunrise and sunset so that I can incorporate that into my paintings instead of just a plain blue sky," he says. Klein began work on this week's cover, "Autumn Colors," at the suggestion of a collector at Trapani A

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-17 23:59:59

Unsolicited and Banned Drone Leaf Blower Clears Springs Man's Yard

A Springs man says that he returned from work on Friday to witness a drone leaf blower-that is, a motorized leaf blower operated by remote control-blowing the leaves off of his property. "I didn't order the service," says Fred Wilkins, who reported the incident to the Hamptons Police Department. "In

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

High C: A User's Manual for Sports Fans to Better Understand Opera

Last week, a singer named Audrey Luna hit the highest note ever sung in the 137-year history of the Metropolitan Opera House in Manhattan. It was an A above high C, sung in the middle of a new opera by Thomas Ades called The Exterminating Angel, and The New York Times published a story about it on t

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-11-18 08:00:00

Southampton Town Buys Part Of Tuckahoe Center Property With CPF

The Southampton Town Board on Tuesday agreed to buy a parcel of land off County Road 39 in Tuckahoe that was once part of the proposed Tuckahoe Center shopping center complex, using up to $4.6 million from the Community Preservation Fund. The 7-acre swath of land is planned to be preserved as open s


Blotter: Driving while intoxicated arrests on Route 48

A Mastic Beach man was arrested Sunday for driving while intoxicated in Southold, according to a Southold Town police report. Charles Taylor, 27, was pulled over around 10:30 on Route 48 and charged with DWI, police said. Miguel Herrera of Southold was arrested for DWI on Route 48 in Southold Sunda

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-18 10:59:06

Volunteers prep for Thanksgiving community feasts in Southold, Greenport

This Thanksgiving, volunteers will dedicate their time to making sure everyone on the North Fork has somewhere to spend the holiday. Members of First Universalist Church of Southold will be serving lunch around 1 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Southold, continuing a tradition that dates back ab

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-18 11:00:29

Replica of vintage 'Welcome to Greenport' sign unveiled

The large blue sign that has welcomed vistors to Greenport for more than four decades and fell into disrepair over the years has been replaced with a replica. The original sign was built in 1977 by Greenport High School students, including the late Timothy Heaney, and is located on North Road near M

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-11-18 22:58:49

United Way celebrates third anniversary of 2-1-1 service in Chattahoochee Valley

Today is significant for United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley as it celebrates three years since the 2-1-1 service was restarted in the community. 2-1-1 is a 24/7 confidential service offered to local residents and is available through a phone call or text. Since the restart three years ago, 2-1-1

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-17 22:48:00

Some Alabama pastors stand behind Roy Moore, cite "war on men"

Despite allegations of sexual misconduct against Senate candidate Roy Moore, many pastors in Alabama and other states in the Southeast are sticking by the twice-removed Chief Justice. "This attack on Judge Moore is an attempt by the Democrats to sway voters in Alabama," said Pastor David Floyd of M

AL.COM - 2017-11-18 13:06:24

Auburn United Methodist Church brightens the holidays for hundreds of Lee County residents

AUBURN, Ala.- When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of family gathered around the table passing around the turkey and cranberry sauce. For some, the closest they get to a Thanksgiving meal is dreaming about it or hearing others talk about it. The Auburn United Methodist Church made sure that those

WRBL.COM - 2017-11-18 05:25:18

Saturday marks last day for Opelika's Christmas Village Market

Today is the last day for the Christmas Village Market, which is collecting donations for a local charity. A $3 entry fee collected at the door will go toward BigHouse Foundation, a non-profit organization located in Opelika. The market, located inside the Village Event Center in Opelika, will be op

OPELIKA-AUBURN NEWS - 2017-11-18 12:50:00