Community Benefits Agreement being ironed out for Huntington Station redevelopment
Town officials and the master developer of Huntington Station are finalizing an agreement that will dictate how fees derived from revitalization projects will be used to benefit the community. The Community Benefits Agreement, or CBA, will be a contract between the town and Renaissance Downtowns at Huntington Station LLC. Town officials and the master developer of Huntington Station are finalizing an agreement that will dictate how fees derived from revitalization projects will be used to benefit the community.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Students Return To School In Plainview
Students at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District's Kindergarten Center welcomed the new school year with enthusiasm from the minute students walked through the door Sept. 3. The students reunited with friends, teachers and faculty, and participated in several activities throughout the day.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Holbrook man faces Leandra's Law charge
A Holbrook man was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated after being stopped by a Nassau County Police Highway Patrol officer who spotted his car weaving on the eastbound Long Island Expressway in Plainview on Tuesday, police said. Police said the officer not only determined that Nicholas Ortiz, 46, of 182 Geery Ave., was drunk -- but said he found Ortiz had his 9-year-old son in... A Holbrook man was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated after being stopped by a Nassau County Police Highway Patrol officer who spotted his car weaving on the eastbound Long Island Expressway in Plainview on Tuesday, police said.
National Public Radio
New York Says It's Time To Flip The Switch On Its Power Grid
A worker repairs electrical lines in Plainview, N.Y., after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. A proposed plan to overhaul the state's power grid could help help the system better withstand severe weather and enable energy to be stored and managed more efficiently.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Jerry Ritieni, Massapequa auto body shop owner, wins $2.9M Lotto jackpot
Jerry Ritien owner of a Massapequa auto repair shop finds a winning lottery ticket in the console of his car. Now he's $3 million riche.
Michaud: Border kids enter LI schools
Children participate in a U.S. citizenship ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services district office in Manhattan. Many of the "border kids" who've taken temporary shelter in Nassau and Suffolk counties -- 2,277 unaccompanied minors -- started school on Long Island this week.
New York Post
Auto shop owner finds winning $2.9M lottery ticket in his truck
A Long Island auto-body shop owner just found out that he has been driving around with nearly $3 million in his truck. Jerry Ritieni bought $20 worth of lottery tickets on July 19, but instead of putting them in his pocket as he normally does, he shoved them into the center console and forgot all about them.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
NCDA: Plumber Scammed Sandy Victims in Need of Home Repairs
A Floral Park man scammed Hurricane Sandy victims out of thousands of dollars after promising to perform home repairs, according to the Nassau County District Attorney's office. David Jensen, 45, was charged with three counts of third-degree grand larceny, five counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, one count of first-degree scheming to defraud, and one count of petit larceny, said the DA.
Plainview Assesses School Needs
In an effort to provide the best possible education, the Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District is busy inspecting its facilities in order to decide where improvements are needed the most. The school district's Facilities Upgrades and Improvements Advisory Committee and the Board of Education took tours of each District school building to inspect and assess the improvements suggested for each building by the District's architectural firm, BBS Architecture.
Gym Delivers Health And Hope
Tara Notrica is your typical 49-year-old mother of two. Along with her husband Barry, the Merrick mom is kept busy by her 14-year-old son Jared and 10-year-old daughter Samantha.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Love Story: Diana and Alfredo 'Al' Regino, Plainview
Al was born in Portugal, 3,000 miles away from my hometown in upstate Tarrytown.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
LI people on the move, Aug. 29, 2014
Stephannie Miranda of Hicksville has been promoted to associate attorney at Tayne Law Group , a financial law firm, in Melville.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Cops: Leandra's Law arrest after mom Megan Pieroni involved in two hit-runs, then overturns SUV
In Plainview accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 WB after X46/Sunnyside Blvd. Slow traffic from X48/Round Swamp Rd in Melville In Islip road construction.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The East Hampton Star
Riders With Disabilities Finish Season at the Classic
While the hunter-jumpers took a break from competition on Monday at the weeklong Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, there was some competitive riding under saddle.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
DirtyBurger of Plainview wins Long Island Wing Fest
In Syosset disabled vehicle. center lane blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 WB at X43/South Oyster Bay Rd. Stop and go traffic from X46/Sunnyside Blvd in Plainview In Syosset disabled vehicle.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Letter: Recapturing The Israeli Narrative
As fighting rages between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza, many of us find ourselves faced with questions and concerns.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
This Is How You Wrap A Ford V8 Properly
I don't remember anybody ever asking me about how I feel about a TVR Griffith 400, which is a shame because I would invent a new world for awesome just for this fiberglass masterpiece.
Craig Ferguson likely to launch evening talk show starting fall 2015
Construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Hempstead Tpk/NY Rt-24/X7 and Merrick Rd/X1 in Nassau Construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Hempstead Tpk/NY Rt-24/X7 and Merrick Rd/X1 in Nassau In Plainview construction work on Seaford-Oyster Bay Expwy/Rt-135 SB between Old Country Rd/X10 and Hempstead ... (more)