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Franina in Syosset and more Long Island restaurants to try this weekend

Shellfish fra diavolo at Franina in Syosset is hot and spicy. Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski The coldest nights of winter call for warmth on the plate and in the dining room. Here are three restaurants that are especially recommended during the deep freeze. Franina in Syosset is one of Long Islan

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 13:00:00

Suspect sought in 3 Nassau armed robberies, police say

The masked man with a semiautomatic handgun held up a West Hempstead 7-Eleven, a Uniondale Sunoco and a North Bellmore Subway. Nassau County police released this surveillance image of the masked gunman wanted in the Dec. 18, 2017, holdups of a West Hempstead 7-Eleven and a Uniondale Sunoco, and the

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 14:48:11

Lottery starts for affordable homes in Elwood

The Huntington Community Development Agency is now accepting applications for 20 affordable condominiums at a new over-55 community in Elwood. Those that meet income requirements will be eligible for a March 6 lottery for the homes at the Seasons at Elwood development currently under construction on

LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:07:53

5 kids, 2 adults hurt in head-on crash in East Meadow, authorities say

An SUV with five children on their way to a dance school and a sedan collided head on in East Meadow on Thursday night, according to a representative of the North Bellmore Fire Department, which responded to the scene. The department representative, who declined to give his name, said five children

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 01:51:29

MS-13 gang member convicted of Copiague assault, DA says

An MS-13 member who smashed a beer bottle over a man's head outside of a Copiague deli in July was convicted of assault this week. Willy Hernandez, 31, of Copiague, is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 15 after a Suffolk County Supreme court jury found him guilty Tuesday of assault in the second degre

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 04:04:17

Two charged after taskforce executes warrant in Amityville

Police said they seized 40 grams of heroin, almost $11,000 in cash and a Smith & Wesson pistol at an Amityville Village house Wednesday when they executed a search warrant and arrested two people living there. Officers from the Amityville and Suffolk County police departments and the Long Island He

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-19 00:07:51

MTA: Woman punched at Central Islip station, falls on tracks

A man punched a woman in the face and sent her sprawling onto the Long Island Rail Road tracks in Central Islip Wednesday morning, the MTA said. "She was bleeding from the mouth, bleeding from the nose," witness Abdul Rauf told News 12 Long Island. "She was crying, and she got blood all over her clo

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-18 13:15:15

Trio Stole Cellphones, Liquor During Wyandanch Burglary

WYANDANCH, NY - Two people were injured when a trio broke into a Wyandanch home on Monday, according to Suffolk Police. Three people broke into the 30th Street home and stole cellphones and liquor, police said. The two occupants suffered minor injuries. No description of the burglars were available.

PATCH - 2018-01-18 19:14:52

Lake Katrine man charged with felony drunk driving

ULSTER - Town of Ulster police reported Thursday that they charged a Lake Katrine man with felony drunk driving on Saturday. Police said they responded to a complaint of an intoxicated man in the drive-through lane of a local fast food restaurant shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday. Police said the man,

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 12:54:54

Overheated power strip faulted in fire that destroyed historic Newburgh mansion

CITY OF NEWBURGH - An overheated power strip is being blamed for the Wednesday morning fire that destroyed a historic 118-year-old City of Newburgh mansion whose previous owners included a future law school dean, a newspaper publisher and a famed local hat maker. An investigation determined that a p

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 15:53:23

New cardio center, named for sheriff "Butch" Anderson, opens in City of Poughkeepsie

New cardio center, named for sheriff "Butch" Anderson, opens in City of Poughkeepsie Staff reports Published 11:07 a.m. ET Jan. 18, 2018 Local dignitaries, community leaders, medical professionals and representatives from regional hospitals came to The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at River Vall

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 19:07:00

Forgery charged in connection with counterfeit $100 bill

OLIVEBRIDGE - State Police say an Olivebridge man twice used counterfeit $100 bills in December and have charged him with first-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony. Troopers say Robert V. Barros, 62, of Olivebridge was able to make one purchase with a fake bill on Dec. 16, bu

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 15:23:22

Ambulance crash at Five Corners in Vails Gate

NEW WINDSOR - A Cornwall ambulance and another vehicle were involved in a crash at the Five Corners intersection in Vails Gate early Friday morning. According to a press release issued by the New Windsor Police Department, the ambulance entered the intersection of routes 32, 94 and 300 at approximat

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-01-19 16:29:04

Police Investigate Kingston Bank Robbery

KINGSTON - Kingston Police have few details to provide about a bank robbery that occurred about 4:40 p.m. on Thursday. At this time, they have not identified the bank that was robbed. Police have one person in custody. They say no one was injured or hurt during the incident. The Kingston Police Depa


Police: Woman Allegedly Forged and Cashed Stolen Checks

An Ulster County woman was arrested following an investigation by State Police. On January 16, 2018, State Police in Kingston arrested Tara M Dodd, 53 of Cottekill, N.Y. The arrest followed an investigation that revealed that Dodd stole personal checks from an aquaintance and forged and cashed thos

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Arthur L. Johnson H.S. students featured in Civics Unplugged video

Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors Maryann Makosiej and Brenner Gull (pictured) were recently featured in a student orientation video for Civics Unplugged, a program designed to bring together students from diverse backgrounds to discuss a variety of civic-related topics. (courtesy photo) Arthur

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 15:34:04

Green Bay Police investigating daytime burglaries on west side

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Green Bay Police are investigating a series of daytime burglaries on the city's west side. Officers call it a "recent trend" in the area. Locations include areas of Hickory Hill and Ridge Road; the 1700 block of Arnold; and the 300 block of Wilson. Police recommend resident

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2018-01-19 19:12:00

Crews battle house fire in Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD - Crews are fighting a house fire on County B east of Pulaski this morning. According to the Brown County Sheriff's Office, the home was engulfed in flames at 8 a.m., and County B was closed at Arthur Blvd to the west and Brookfield Drive to the east. The public is advised to avoid the a

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 15:37:20

Finding blood donors a challenge amid winter weather, holiday schedules

Subscribed, but don't have a login? APPLETON - This isn't the best time of year to collect blood. Winter weather isn't helpful. Holiday schedules keep people busy. Students aren't in school. And it's flu season. But that's all to be expected, said Tyler Sjostrom, a marketing coordinator with the Com

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-18 18:51:11

Bank First reports fourth-quarter 2017 net income of $3.3 million

Subscribed, but don't have a login? MANITOWOC - Bank First National Corporation, the holding company for Bank First, reported net income for the fourth quarter of 2017 of $3.3 million, or $0.50 per share, down 7.8 percent from the same period in 2016. According to a press release from the company, B

HERALD TIMES REPORTER - 2018-01-19 16:52:20