2 hrs ago
Salvage yard owner pleads guilty ot misdemeanor in dumping
A Glen Cove salvage yard owner pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor Wednesday, settling a felony environmental crimes case that began with authorities accusing him of illegally dumping thousands of gallons of toxins at his business near a ballfield.
4 hrs ago
Vans Replace Train Service between Oyster Bay & Mineola on Saturday,...
Two westbound trains, the 8:20 AM from Oyster Bay and the 10:20 AM from Oyster Bay, will be replaced by vans that will make all local stops to with a half-mile swim across Oyster Bay Harbor.
11 hrs ago
LIRR: 3 branches on or close after switch trouble
In Nassau construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 NB between Plainview Rd/Broadway/X9 and Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25/X14 In Nassau construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 NB between Plainview Rd/Broadway/X9 and Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25/X14 Construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Hempstead Tpk/NY Rt-24/X7 and ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
The weeks after a hospital discharge may be a great time to help smokers quit the habit, and one study suggests a particular program might help.
Cuomo running mate Kathy Hochul advocates for Women's Equality Party
Earlier this month, Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul announced the launch of the Nassau County Women's Equality Party in Mineola on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Hold the salt
People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year.
Nassau faulted on language services
Daniel Altschuler, of Make the Road New York, along with Nassau organizations and community members rally as they announce the results of a "Language Access Report Card" at the Nassau County Legislative and Executive Office Building in Mineola on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
has a shared room for rent
I need a roommate for a fully furnished, nicely maintained 1 BHK at a walk able distance from Walt Whitman Mall.
Condominium complex zoning rejected in Glenwood Landing industrial area
The North Hempstead Town board has denied a zone change application to build an eight-unit condominium complex in an area of Glenwood Landing zoned for industrial use.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Family files suit against cardiologist charged in drunken-driving death of Middle Island woman
Russell Peterman speaks on Monday, June 23, 2014 about his wife Monica, a Middle Island dialysis technician killed, allegedly, by Thomas Stavola, a Setauket cardiologist who authorities said was drunk.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Too much salt is linked to 1.65 million deaths per year
People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.
Key to love? Paris swaps selfies for bridge locks
Paris hopes to persuade couples to end the unwelcome recent tradition of fixing padlocks to the Seine River's aging bridges, and instead upload hashtagged selfies to a website dedicated to enduring love.
The Lebanon Daily News
Stanford professor 1st woman to win top math prize
The International Mathematics Union awarded the prize Wednesday to Maryam Mirzakhani and three others.
Nassau Correction Officer Arrested in Amphetamine Case
Mineola, NY August 12, 2014 Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced charges today against a Nassau County Correction officer for possessing amphetamines with the intention of selling them.
The York Daily Record
Underground blasts rock downtown Indianapolis
Capt. Rita Reith says the explosions Wednesday afternoon about two blocks south of Monument Circle shook windows and shut down traffic in both directions for at least two hours.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
Robin Williams: Bay Area made him feel 'normal'
San Francisco Bay Area residents are remembering Robin Williams as a man who did his kindest acts offstage in the place he called home.
Cronenberg, Godard in New York Film Fest lineup
The New York Film Festival has announced a lineup heavy on the hits from May's Cannes Film Festival, including David Cronenberg's grimly dark Hollywood satire, "Maps to the Stars," and Jean-Luc Godard's 3-D film, "Goodbye to Language."
Ex-MIT professor agrees to plead guilty to fraud
A former Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and his son who ran hedge funds have agreed to plead guilty to securities fraud charges that federal prosecutors say cost their investors $140 million.
Lake Country Sun
Caretaker's death ends old whiskey theft case
The former live-in caretaker of a Pittsburgh-area mansion has died, ending criminal charges that he drank more than $102,000 worth of old whiskey that he was supposed to be guarding.
The York Daily Record
No charges filed vs. dad in NY toddler's car death
Prosecutors say they won't file criminal charges against a central New York man whose 15-month-old daughter died in June after being left inside a vehicle for nearly seven hours.