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Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise

On Saturday, Sept. 23 from 4-7 p.m., join the American Littoral Society for a special three-hour narrated tour of Jamaica Bay aboard the 100 foot "Golden Sunshine" out of Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn. The meetup will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Pier 8 (Emmons Ave., Brooklyn). By car, get off the Belt Parkwa

WAVE OF LONG ISLAND - 2017-09-21 10:57:36

Douglaston Local Development Corp Supports Northern Blvd Redesign

On behalf of the Douglaston Local Development Corporation (DLDC), representing the Douglaston community, we are writing to express our strong support for the redesign of the Northern Boulevard corridor, as currently being performed by the NYC-DOT. The DLDC strongly supports the NYC-DOT current effo

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-09-21 13:00:21

Far Rock Resident Arrested In Rabbi Hit And Run

Far Rockaway resident Benitez Rodolfo was charged with with leaving the scene of an accident and tampering with physical evidence. Photo courtesy of Nassau County police. Police have arrested 46-year-old Far Rockaway resident Benitez Rodolfo in the hit and run accident of eminent Torah Scholar, HaRa

WAVE OF LONG ISLAND - 2017-09-21 10:55:16

Far Rock Chef Gets Chance to Shine

Far Rockaway native Chef Joan McGrath is bringing "Travel On a Plate" to SoHo on Sept. 30. Far Rockaway native Chef Joan McGrath is bringing "Travel On a Plate" to SoHo on Sept. 30. McGrath started her catering and events company Travel On a Plate (TOP NYC) because she wanted to share her experience

WAVE OF LONG ISLAND - 2017-09-21 10:52:20

Donald Trump to hold NYC fundraiser on Sept. 26

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-21 21:11:26

Manslaughter charge against ex-mayoral aide's son is dropped

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped a manslaughter charge against the son of a former aide to Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife in the fatal stabbing of a teenager in New Jersey. Defense attorney Jeffrey Lichtman says the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office dropped the

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:25:59

Mostly False: Ted Cruz 'same senator who once supported a ban on sex toys'

W. Gardner Selby, provided by Published 9:02 am, Thursday, September 21, 2017 Among darts tossed at Sen. Ted Cruz after his Twitter account "liked" a sexual video clip is an allegation that Cruz has backed a ban on sex toys. The New York Post, among news outlets tracking the moment, tweeted: "This

STAMFORD ADVOCATE - 2017-09-21 14:35:53

Touch-a-Truck at Cross Island Y

The Cross Island YMCA, located in Bellerose, will host its fourth annual Touch-a-Truck & Family Festival from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. The event gives kids a chance to get up close to working trucks and vehicles that they see every day, including fire engines, police cars, dump trucks a

QCHRON.COM - 2017-09-21 17:30:00

Discussing cultural hatred and bigotry

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas recounted a story of a 17-year-old girl who defaced a building with a swastika, and after being educated on what the swastika symbolizes wrote a letter to the judge adjudicating her case. "In the letter she wrote, she was so repentant, saying 'I just d


New library for District 15?

Nearly simultaneously last week, the Village of Lawrence and the Peninsula Public Library each approved a $3.333 million deal that was nearly a decade in the making. The village agreed to sell the library roughly 30,000 square feet of land by Zion Park, were a new library will be built. Lawrence boa


HPE's Spaceborne Computer Installed On ISS, Achieves 1 Teraflop Speed

One month ago, the most powerful computer in space was launched. The computer has now recorded a speed in excess one teraflop, which is equivalent to a trillion floating point calculations per second. It is the first commercial off-shelf computer to run at such high speeds at the International Space


$2M contract is in the works to bring back abandoned PATCO stop, report says

PHILADELPHIA -- A $2 million contract to develop plans to reopen the long abandoned Franklin Square Park PATCO station is in the works, according to Philly.com The contract was approved by the Delaware River Port Authority board of commissioners at Wednesday's meeting. According to the meeting notes

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 18:33:03

Occupy Wall Street in the age of Trump

It has been six years since the movement calling itself Occupy Wall Street took over Downtown's Zuccotti Park for a weeks-long demonstration that spawned similar actions across the country protesting corporate greed, social and economic inequality, and the domination of the "One Percent." The encamp

DOWNTOWNEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 16:32:42

Sen. Charles Schumer joins mission to have Naval ship named after Irish immigrant, former Lynbrook resident killed in Vietnam

Momentum to get a U.S. Naval ship named in honor of an Irish immigrant and former Lynbrook resident who was killed in Vietnam has gained momentum. Patrick Gallagher was born in Ballyhaunis, Ireland and emigrated to the U.S. when he was 18, living with his aunt in Lynbrook. He enlisted in the militar


National Guard armory property creates tug of war

For the past five years, the state-owned National Guard armory has been a property of interest of the Village of Freeport and for the Cedarmore Corporation. The village wants to move the Department of Public Works to the property, while the Cedarmore Corporation, a nonprofit organization operated by


Long Beach hosts first NY Fit Fest

More than a thousand fitness enthusiasts made their way to Riverside Boulevard beach on Sunday for the first ever NY Fit Fest, a day-long festival that featured a variety of fitness activities for people of all skill levels. Attendees joined world-renowned Olympic athletes, celebrities, trainers an


Peter's Clam Bar owner says Barnum Island Bridge construction has hurt business

It was noon on a warm September Friday. "We usually get a decent crowd for lunch," Peter's Clam Bar manager Pepe Poblador said as he stood in the nearly empty dining room of the venerable Island Park seafood restaurant. There were four customers present. For nearly 80 years, the seafood restaurant h


South Nassau Communities Hospital hosts first Soiree Under the Stars

As the sun set and the stars appeared in the sky, hundreds of doctors, nurses, elected officials and businesspeople gathered at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury for a cause vital to the well-being of South Shore residents. South Nassau's Soiree Under the Stars fundraiser, a black-tie affair


Carrying on the legacy of 9/11

"One flag for each life lost," said Dinah Finora, co-leader of one of the Girl Scout troops that took part in Rockville Centre's Sept. 11 memorial ceremony on Sept. 17. Groups of scouts, from elementary-schoolers to pre-teens kneeled, their brown sashes touching the floor. Each had a fistful of flag


'I guess it's over now'

Shortly after Rockville Centre's Daniel Finnegan and his walking partner, Abby Bongaarts, made their way across San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, flanked by friends and family on Sept. 16, the cart they had pushed throughout their 3,200-mile walk graced the sand of Baker Beach, where the cross-cou