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AG: Westbury man, doctor illegally performed plastic surgeries

An unlicensed plastic surgeon from Westbury and a licensed physician from Jackson Heights, Queens, face charges they engaged in a four-year scheme to illegally perform plastic surgeries on more than 60 patients, officials said. Brad Jacobs, 56, of Westbury, was arraigned on an indictment Thursday in


Love Story: Marie and Frank Iadevia of Westbury

Frank and Marie Iadevia of Westbury celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary in September 2017 with their family. Photo Credit: Iadevia family Marie Iadevia of Westbury recalls the day she met future husband Frank and how her courtship turned into a family affair. My brother was serving in the Ar


Families grieve for 2 young men apparently murdered by MS-13 gang

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Javier Castillo, 16, of Central Islip, from St. John of God Roman Catholic Church in Cental Islip, on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz Kerin Pineda and Javier Castillo were just children when they left their home years ago, running from MS-13 and the g

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

New state law gives those with a record a second chance

Passed by the State Legislature in April, the law allows defendants to apply to permanently seal up to one felony or two misdemeanors a decade or more old. Rick Collins, at his Mineola office, Friday, Nov. 16, 2017, was instrumental in drafting a new law that allows people convicted of non-violent

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 19:46:00

Ultrasound 'reveal centers' offer parents a preview of baby

Moiz Hasan, owner and sonographer at Impact Medical Technologies, poses for a portrait at his office in Hicksville Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Photo Credit: Barry Sloan Iris Rodgers needed an emotional break from the stress of her job as a registered diagnostic sonographer in high-risk maternal fetal

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 11:51:22

Not too late for Mitchel Field

Field 6 at Mitchel Field in Uniondale. In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson dedicated what was supposed to be the John F. Kennedy Cultural Center at Mitchel Field. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp 'Here in this center, men and women will come to enjoy and learn of the noblest creations of the mind and

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 11:02:00

New leaders have a fresh opportunity to develop Nassau Hub

An artist's rendering imagines what buildings and streets could look like if the area around the Nassau Coliseum were developed as an innovation district. The rendering comes from the August 2017 report "Nassau Hub Innovation District: Transforming the Nassau Hub Biotech Park into a Competititve 21

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 23:09:00

Aviation museum pumpkin tradition offers smashing good time

The Pumpkin Drop was started eight years ago to draw people to the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City. Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz For Jason Jackrel of North Bellmore, it started eight years ago. That's when the Cradle of Aviation Museum first organized its annual Pumpkin Drop, an even

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 21:42:08

Nazareth parents: School was unsafe during state trooper shooting on Election Day

Right around lunch time on Election Day, Paul Soporowski got an email, text and phone call from the Nazareth Area School District alerting him that his daughters' school, Butz Elementary, was on lockdown because of an active shooter in the area. Nazareth schools went on lockdown around 11:30 a.m. on

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 11:00:00

Fire forces evacuation at Gross Towers; cause under investigation

Residents were evacuated Sunday morning at Gross Towers in Allentown after a fire broke out in a hallway, filling the building with thick smoke, a fire official said. The fire happened around 10 a.m. at the apartment complex at 647 14th Street. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke throughout t

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 15:45:00

Smoke prompts partial evacuation of Gross Towers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A small fire prompted the partial evacuation of Gross Towers in Allentown Sunday morning. Allentown fire officials said one woman was transported to the hospital for suspected smoke inhalation. Officials said two juveniles were also assessed by paramedics but were not transported. T

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2017-11-19 19:37:53

Rainy weather doesn't dampen spirits at W-B Christmas Parade

WILKES-BARRE - Michael Lawser and Ella Lowe have heartwarming reasons for liking Christmas, such as giving people presents and spending time with family. That doesn't mean they don't want candy, too. Lowe, Lawser and other friends and family were at South Main Street and Public Square as the Wilk

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2017-11-19 09:06:59

Bethlehem assault suspect arrested after 2-hour standoff

A man who assaulted a woman Saturday night then held off Bethlehem police for about two hours was finally shot with a Taster and taken into custody, police Chief Mark DiLuzio reports. The domestic incident was reported at 7:17 p.m. in a call to the city's 911 center, with the 36-year-old victim repo

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 11:22:21

Bethlehem man chokes, cuts woman, then barricades himself in home, police say

A Bethlehem man choked and cut a female companion and then barricaded himself in a house for more than two hours before Bethlehem police took him into custody, police say. Thadius Banks, 30, will be charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, resisting arrest and assault by strangulation,

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2017-11-19 03:50:00

Man with knife arrested after lengthy standoff at Bethlehem home

A man accused of stabbing a woman he lived with in the hand and then barricading himself inside a South Bethlehem home with a knife to his throat was taken into custody after a lengthy standoff with police. Charged is Thadius Banks, 30, of Bethlehem. Officers at 7:17 p.m. Saturday were called to the

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 14:17:45

In the Easton Area School District, the fight against cancer is personal

Easton Area Middle School teacher Jena Brodhead fought cancer and won. But her fight isn't over. Now the gifted education teacher has joined the high school key club advisor to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. They're dedicating the fight to people in the Easton area community who ar

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-11-19 13:00:39

Missoula Police Department weekly crime report

800 block of Stoddard Street: Unlawful entry to residence where keys & cigarettes taken. 200 block of Edith Street: Unlawful entry to residence where laptop computer taken. 2200 block of Garland Drive: Digital camera taken after unlawful entry to residence. 1500 block of Cooley Street: Unlocked vehi

MISSOULIAN - 2017-11-19 07:00:00

Kegged wine and local farms: Rumour Restaurant goes beyond just talking sustainability

Colleen Powers, right, co-owner of Rumour Restaurant, new executive chef Gulsidel Velazquez, left, and Powers' husband John (not pictured) have worked hard to ensure the restaurant is sustainable. From a kegged wine system that cuts down on thousands of glass bottles every year to a mission to buy f

MISSOULIAN - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

Missoula College boosts economy by making sure grads are positioned for jobs

There is a strong demand for certain kinds of workers in Missoula, and local educational leaders are trying hard to keep up the pace of the supply. Officials at Missoula College have been tailoring their educational programs to fit the local industries and businesses that are struggling to find enou

MISSOULIAN - 2017-11-19 17:15:00

Local group gathers goods for Missoula refugee families

When she first heard about the drive to collect household goods for refugee families in Missoula, Jane Maggard only had one thought: What if the tables were turned? "What if it was my family?" Maggard said. "We're supposed to show love for our neighbor, and our neighbor is anyone who is in need." "T

BOZEMAN DAILY CHRONICLE - 2017-11-19 12:00:00