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Stony Brook student backs Trump and his border wall

Second in a series of profiles of Long Islanders in the Trump era that will feature a mix of political viewpoints. When President Donald Trump came to speak in Fuad Faruque's hometown of Brentwood, the Stony Brook University student scored a prime spot standing next to the stage. "He glanced over at

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 00:04:51

SBU's Minghua Zhang fine-tunes climate model for Southern Great Plains

Minghua Zhang spent a sabbatical year in China trying to improve climate models, which included analyzing errors of current models. A professor at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University, Zhang focused on the Southern Great Plains of the United States. He explored how

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-17 17:32:53

Against The Odds: Local Families Share Their Stories On World Prematurity Day

Jacqui and Jesse Fritz's Westhampton Beach home looks like that of any young parents. Baby gear dots the landscape of their kitchen and dining area-a stroller parked by the dining table, a high chair at the other end. A corner of the living room is cordoned off with brightly colored baby gates, fill

27EAST.COM - 2017-11-17 20:42:00

Community members formally propose Port Jeff Village pool to board

A group of nearly 250 Port Jefferson residents have a dream, but it is unlikely they will have any help from the village in trying to make it come to fruition. Todd Pittinsky, a four-year village resident and Stony Brook University professor, has spearheaded and galvanized a movement that has nearly

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:25

Mastic Beach home burglary reported, Suffolk cops say

Suffolk County police said they responded Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, to a report of a home burglary on Alder Drive in Mastic Beach. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service Suffolk County police said they responded Friday morning to a report of a burglary of a home in Mastic Beach. Police said they respond

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 10:50:58

To everything there is a season

Congressman Tom Suozzi, right, speaks beside Congressman Peter King during an executive breakfast event hosted by the Long Island Association in Melville Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Happy Friday from The Point! Know someone who would like this newsletter? Send them this link t

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 20:42:00

King, Suozzi: Outlook grim for state and local tax deduction

The House bill eliminates the ability to deduct state and local taxes on federal tax returns, except for property taxes up to $10,000. Rep. Thomas Suozzi speaks during an executive breakfast event hosted by the Long Island Association in Melville Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Re

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 22:14:50

Business week ahead, Nov. 20-24

KEY EVENT: October unemployment report. On Tuesday, the state Labor Department releases Long Island unemployment rates for October. The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent in October, lowest in 17 years. On Long Island, however, the jobless rate, which stood at 4.2 percent in September, has b

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

Kansas teen uses senior portraits to beautifully embrace her illness

A 17-year-old student at Winfield High School is using her senior portraits to spread awareness about her illness and reclaim a sense of beauty. Madisyn Babcock has alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss. She's no stranger to the camera, having prior photo shoots with local photographer Chelsea

KAKE TV - 2017-11-16 23:07:00

What was the condition of the 50 dogs rescued from 'hoarder home'?

After Unleashed Pet Rescue and Adoption posted on social media about 50 small dogs who were rescued from a "hoarder home" outside of Wichita, another pet rescue group said that Unleashed Pet Rescue changed a sad story into something so much worse. "They did not represent the truth," Jennifer Rouse w

WICHITA EAGLE - 2017-11-16 17:57:00

One person hurt in tractor-trailer accident

WINFIELD, Kan. (KWCH) One person was hurt in an accident at The Winfield Livestock Auction on Wednesday. Eyewitness News talked with the owner of The Winfield Livestock Auction who says the person was injured from a gate on their tractor-trailer around 9:30 a.m. The owner says the person was a cust


Jordan Green Says "Please don't bite the hands that feed our economy," and more

It's back to the used, abused, and well-worn drawing board for the Oklahoma Legislature after another week of Special Session. After nearly six weeks, Oklahomans who require government services of any form are frightened by the thought of losing vital assistance. The Legislature was tasked with fund


'Night of Lights' to return for fifth year on Main Street

The Annual "Night of Lights" parade is just around the corner, and Christmas isn't too far behind. The Blackwell Chamber of Commerce is now accepting entries in the 5th Annual Night of Lights to be held in less than four weeks on Monday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The lineup for the parade will begin at


Decarsky Park master plan revealed

A draft of the master plan for the planned Decarsky Park has been released. The city is seeking comments on the park's Facebook site. COURTESY A master plan concept for the pending Decarsky Park was released last week after a meeting with the park's design task force. The city is open to comments f


Molino's owners close east-side restaurant, are focusing on a new venture

It was a tough decision, they said, but Molino's Mexican Cusine owners Mario Quiroz and wife Mara Garza have closed their restaurant at 7817 E. 37th St. North that they opened in July 2015. The last day in business was Sunday. The original Molino's at 1064 N. Waco will remain open. "It's a learning


Local churches share love and a home cooked meal this Thanksgiving

Two local churches are opening their doors to invite those who do not have a place to go for Thanksgiving dinner. South Rock Christian (SRC) and First Presbyterian Church (FPC) are celebrating Thanksgiving by hosting meals for community members in need of a blessing. South Rock Christian will be hos


Riverside intersection shut down for suspicious package

A report of a suspicious package in front of a business prompted the closure of a Riverside intersection Thursday morning, Nov. 16. Police were called to a stereo store in the 6600 block of Brockton Avenue just after 9 a.m., Officer Ryan Railsback said. The store owner had some unhappy customers, Ra

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 20:23:22

Multi-vehicle crash snarls eastbound 91 Freeway in Riverside

A SigAlert has been issued for the eastbound 91 Freeway west of Adams Street in Riverside, where as many as seven vehicles have collided, the California Highway Patrol website said. The crashes were reported at 1:20 p.m. and involved at least three trucks. Five ambulances were requested. Some of the

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-16 21:48:33

Moreno Valley guitar instructor pleads guilty to sex with 13-year-old Riverside girl

A Riverside guitar instructor who engaged in sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl pleaded guilty Thursday, Nov. 16, to lewd acts on a child under 14 years old. Nathaniel Elizar Hernandez, 27, admitted the two felony counts during a status hearing at the Riverside Hall of Justice. The Riverside Co

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 04:33:37

Vehicle strikes pedestrian, leading to closure of Van Buren Boulevard in Riverside

Riverside police shut down Van Buren Boulevard near Wood Road after a person was struck by a vehicle Thursday morning, officials said. RIVERSIDE: TRAFFIC ALERT - VAN BUREN BLVD. & WOOD RD. Due to a collision investigation, the EB lanes on Van Buren Blvd. at Wood Rd. are closed. This is causing heavi

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 15:35:13