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LI bars pursue young crowd with fancy drinks, retro formats

Steven Ferreira prepares drinks at Cork & Kerry in Floral Park on Saturday evening, Nov. 18, 2017. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein Farewell, Cheers: Long Island's shrinking population of neighborhood bars is getting remixed as proprietors use exotic cocktails, rotating craft beers and retro for

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Islanders pay visit to St. Agnes

Students at Rockville Centre's St. Agnes Cathedral School met Islanders defenseman Tom Hickey and his teammate Jason Chimera, as part of the hockey team's tour of 10 schools on Nov. 14. Assistant Principal Brian Jensen, an Islanders fan, jumped at the opportunity to host the NHL players. "It's our 1


RVC man rewarded for hard work

Rockville Centre resident Joseph Forte, who was diagnosed with a developmental disability as a young boy, was recently honored as a recipient of the William B. Joslin Outstanding Performance Award, granted to 58 hardworking people this year by the New York State Industries for the Disabled. "Oh man,


Paul Durnan to be honored at 81st annual Mercy Ball

The Friends of Mercy Medical Center will hold its 81st annual Mercy Ball on Saturday, Dec. 2, at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. More than 500 participants are expected to attend the event. The proceeds will defray the cost of Mercy Medical Center's recently purchased Molecular Breast Imaging


Village employees learn how to stop the bleeding

"Do you want to have a deep laceration, or do you want to have a gunshot wound?" Allison Anderson, injury prevention coordinator for South Nassau Communities Hospital's trauma department, asked Rockville Centre Mayor Francis Murray. "I'll take a gunshot wound," Murray, after quickly considering a qu


Flying to the airport: The right and wrong way to connect people to LaGuardia

During this, the busiest travel time of the year, the MTA is encouraging the use of the Q70 bus, smartly rebranded the LaGuardia Link by Gov. Cuomo. It makes swift and easy eight-minute trips between the air terminals and the big subway station at Roosevelt Ave./74th St. The incentive: no bus fare

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 09:00:07

Marketing wholesome foods at good value

Under VAAD of Five Towns 1274 Peninsula Blvd., Hewlett (516) 837-8377 Residents of the Five Towns and surrounding South Shore communities have been known to travel to Brooklyn and Queens for affordable pricing on healthy kosher groceries. Keneret Fresh Market, which opened in Hewlett in September, p


SKA students inducted into honor society

Nearly 50 Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls senior and juniors were inducted into the Re'ut Chapter of the National Honor Society at a ceremony held in the auditorium of the Hewlett Bay Park school on Nov. 1. Students earned the honor based on their scholarship, leadership abilities, character


County holding 1st tree lighting

In an effort to create a sense of unity and celebrate Christmas in Pike County, courthouse staff will their first Christmas tree lighting ceremony next week. The event will take place 4 p.m. Dec. 1 before the start of the Magnolia Christmas Parade. Circuit clerk's office employee Gina Mitchell said

ENTERPRISE-JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 20:00:00

Fernwood Grocery's got the goods

Terry Pigott, right, owner of Fernwood Grocery, gives James Brumfield the smoked turkey he ordered for Thanksgiving. More than 60 years ago, the convenience of a having a local store within walking distance brought people to Fernwood Grocery. "This was like the Walmart of Fernwood before there were


History comes to life at Camp Moore

It was a step back into the Civil War era recently as the Camp Moore Historical Association held their annual Civil War Reenactment. Each year, history comes to life at this once quiet site as Camp Moore sponsors a Reenactment and Living History program to remember life once lived in this sacred pla


Tangipahoa Parish deputy involved shooting in Loranger under investigation

A shooting involving a Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputy Tuesday morning (Nov. 21) in Loranger is under investigation by the Louisiana State Police, the Sheriff's Office reported. At around 10:30 a.m., Tangipahoa deputies responded to a residence on Lanier Creek Road, where the shooting occurred. A


State Police investigating deputy-involved shooting in Tangipahoa Parish

Louisiana State Police are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in Tangipahoa Parish Tuesday morning. One person was injured in the shooting involving the Tangipahoa Parish deputy at a residence in Loranger, Sheriff Daniel Edwards said in a news release. The shooting occurred after deputies re


The Wax Works in Newport is a fascinating creep show

Maybe it's just me, but there's something extremely unnerving about life-size figures that look human - really human - but aren't. In that regard, there are few places in the Pacific Northwest as unnerving as The Wax Works. The long-standing attraction has been a mainstay on Newport's Historic Bayf

OREGONIAN - 2017-11-23 14:15:00

RESCUED: Stranded sea turtle at Coast Aquarium

Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year, and Oregon Coast Aquarium staff found out late Thursday night, Nov. 23, that this travel is not limited to humans. A female olive ridley sea turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, arrived at the Aquarium for care thanks to a joint effort by two Goo

THE NEWS GUARD - 2017-11-24 17:15:00

STOPPING HIV: Lincoln, Linn, Benton Counties partner with new funding

The theme of this year's World AIDS Day is, "Increasing Impact through Transparency, Accountability, and Partnership." To move this work forward locally, Lincoln County Public Health will be partnering with Linn County Public Health, Benton County Public Health, and the Confederated Tribes of the Si

THE NEWS GUARD - 2017-11-24 17:00:00

THE GOMBERG REPORT: Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving has always been my favorite annual celebration. It is a time to pause and reflect and appreciate all the things we have to be truly grateful for. In the past few days, I have worked a community dinner where 250 Thanksgiving meals were served at the Newport Senior Cen

THE NEWS GUARD - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

'Good luck, big girl!'

SEASIDE - The Seaside Aquarium recovered a 50-pound olive ridley sea turtle came ashore Wednesday near Benson Beach. Tiffany Boothe of Seaside Aquarium reported that U.S. Fish and Wildlife transfered her to the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport Wednesday night for rehabilitation. Olive ridleys washin

DAILY ASTORIAN - 2017-11-23 11:48:14

Siletz calls spike as deputies respond

SILETZ - One year in, the Siletz Area Enhanced Law Enforcement District has made more than an eight-fold difference in call numbers for a town that was once without a police presence. Before Nov. 1, 2016, the city of Siletz went two years with only a citizen group protecting the greater community f


Jon Hendricks, Genre-Pushing Jazz Vocalist, Dead At 96

Jazz singers, Dave Lambert (left), Annie Ross and Jon Hendricks with Canon L. John Collins on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London in 1959. Jon Hendricks died on November 22 at the age of 96. Jon Hendricks, the singer and songwriter who Time Magazine called the "James Joyce of jive," died toda

OPB.ORG - 2017-11-22 22:30:00