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Way to Go!: Jarod Sullivan of Wantagh, Michael Cuellar of Brentwood

Two high school seniors from Long Island are among 125 students nationwide named to the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band, which will perform Jan. 6 in San Antonio, Texas. Michael Cuellar of Brentwood High School and Jarod Sullivan of Wantagh High School have been awarded all-expenses-paid t

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 22:47:10

Abandoned 'zombie' homes in Long Island frustrate neighbors

EAST MASSAPEQUA, NY - Beware of the zombies. Not the monster type zombies. We're talking about zombie homes. They are homes left vacant after banks foreclosed on the them following the financial crisis and Superstorm Sandy. They deteriorate, create an eyesore and bring property values down. My repor

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-23 03:10:13

Long Island hires and promotions: Joseph Mottola, H2M architects + engineers

H2M architects + engineers in Melville has announced one promotion, and some hires from Ehasz Giacalone Architects in Farmingdale. Joseph Mottola of Massapequa, director of H2M architecture, has been promoted to deputy chief operating officer. Louis P. Giacalone of West Islip, hired as a practice le

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 19:05:00

New Year's Eve 2017: Parties and more on Long Island

Looking to celebrate New Year's Eve on Long Island this year? As 2017 comes to a close, here are some parties, events and more for when the ball drops.Nick & Toni'sPhoto Credit: Wordhampton WHERE | WHEN 136 N. Main St., East Hampton; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. INFO 631-324-3550, nickandtonis.comTHE BASH The eat

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-22 16:07:00

Runners offended by Massapequa Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot's Facebook post

They are called Turkey Trots, fun races around Thanksgiving to burn off calories. It's an annual tradition in Massapequa, but a Facebook post has everyone squabbling over this year's run. "I think it's a little aggressive," said Michael Miglione, a runner. Many runners are shaking their heads Wednes

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-23 03:46:16

Thankful For Family And Freedom

Two days before Christmas in 1973, it was cold and beginning to snow when I set out from Great Lakes, Illinois, at 6 a.m. to get home to my two boys on Long Island. My sons, Tommy and Bobby, were in a foster home in Levittown because my wife had left us. I was in the Navy and hadn't enough money to

QUEENSTRIBUNE.COM - 2017-11-22 14:00:28

Fall fun at Little People's Play School

2 year olds learned about the inside and outside of a pumpkin as it was transformed into a jack-o-lantern.Apple tasting, pumpkin carving, Halloween parades and the annual Fall Fun Night filled our calendar this month. Our 2's compared red, yellow and green apples. Minions, a princess, superhero, but

GARDEN CITY NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:02:00

Fall is fun at Cathedral Nursery School!

The Science Museum of Long Island visited our nursery classes along with many of their furry and not so furry friends. Learning about pumpkins, how they grow, and even petting some farm animals were part of our visit to Schmidt's Pumpkin Farm with our pre-k classes. And what would Halloween be witho

GARDEN CITY NEWS - 2017-11-22 23:02:00

Wildwood man free on bond arrested again on another battery charge

James Lewis Hall Jr. A Wildwood man with a history of arrests was taken into custody after an altercation early Tuesday morning. Police were called at 5 a.m. to NE 37th Place after a 911 call indicated that 48-year-old James Lewis Hall Jr. had knocked another individual down, according to an arrest

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-21 16:31:21

Driver admits to being high on marijuana after traffic stop on U.S. 301 in Wildwood

Jason Thanh Nguyen A driver stopped for not having a working taglight on his vehicle admitted to a police officer he was driving while "high." Jason Thanh Nguyen, 24, of New Port Richey, had been driving at 10:15 p.m. Sunday when he was pulled over by a Wildwood police officer. When the officer appr


Evolution of Republican Tax Plan

To the Editor: First, conservative dogma falsely claims that individual taxes in America are higher than other countries. Secondly, during Trump's campaign he promised many actions that he had no plan to implement, all to get votes. One promise was to reduce taxes for most Americans. Lately Republic

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 12:57:55

Village of Caroline woman identified in lineup in shoplifting incident at Lake Sumter Landing

Cynthia Lou Thomas A Village of Caroline woman has been identified in a lineup in connection with a shoplifting incident earlier this month at Lake Sumter Landing. Cynthia Lou Thomas, 66, shortly after noon Nov. 6 entered Lime Light Apparel Gifts and Accessories at 1037 Canal St. and selected severa

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 23:30:33

Villager Lew Jones lived a meaningful life with plenty of accomplishments

You can feel it when you meet certain individuals. You know they are successful just by the confidence they exude. The young folks these days call it swagger. Call it confidence or call it swagger - Lew Jones had it.Lewis A. Jones PhD When I first met Jones way over a decade ago, he had that aura. S

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 15:59:41

Florida Department of Law Enforcement reminds residents to remain vigilant throughout holiday season

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Rick Swearingen reminds citizens to remain vigilant and report suspicious behavior to law enforcement throughout the holiday season. "Our nation's security is a shared responsibility and every citizen plays a critical role in identifying and report

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 21:33:03

Accident snarls traffic on County Road 466

An accident shortly after 1 p.m. was backing up traffic on County Road 466 and nearby Rolling Acres Road. The accident involved two vehicles and occurred in front of the Sunset Professional Plaza on County Road 466. At least one vehicle was towed from the scene of the crash on the already-busy roadw

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 18:55:43

Rules for the Thanksgiving dinner table

Barry Evans Thanksgiving is upon us. Every holiday has something about it that not everyone knows. For example, when you have been invited out to dinner, there are certain rules that you must follow - even if you were not aware that the rules exist. We all know that ignorance of the law is no excuse

VILLAGES-NEWS.COM - 2017-11-22 12:10:06

Murphy woman killed in wreck

A Murphy, N.C., woman was killed in a two-car collision in Ellijay Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Betty Scott Hampton, 72, lost control of the Toyota Camry she was driving on Highway 382 just west of Sunlight Road and veered into the path of an SUV, said Gilmer County Coroner Jerry Hensley. Hen

TIMESCOURIER.COM - 2017-11-21 23:45:00

$149.9 million, 1,018 jobs

$149.9 million in revenue, $7.1 million in sales tax dollars and 1,018 jobs are the direct result of tourist spending ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today! $149.9 million in revenue, $7.1 milli

THENEWSOBSERVER - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

Jasper bicyclist completes 13,000 mile trip around America

Mike McGhee cruised back into town Thursday on his bicycle after a 13,334-mile trip around the perimeter of the United States, saying that it was mostly fun. Arriving a month ahead of schedule after departing on January 1, the Jasper cyclist was on his third bicycle and had spent a month recuperatin

PICKENS COUNTY PROGRESS - 2017-11-22 19:14:00

Jasper Merchants trying to salvage New Year's party

A shot from one of the downtown New Year's Eve celebrations hosted by the City of Japser. The Jasper Merchants Association is working to salvage the New Year's Eve celebration after the city council voted to not fund it at their last meeting. However, the volunteer group knows it won't be easy to

PICKENS COUNTY PROGRESS - 2017-11-21 19:19:00