Protesters say Common Core standards should be scrapped
About 50 opponents of the more rigorous academic standards known as the Common Core held a rally outside state Sen. John Flanagan's office in Smithtown on March 7, 2014, arguing that the standards harm children's learning and that the state should drop the entire initiative.
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ItA s that time of year, folks: the Conservative Political Action Conference, the largest conservative confab, where activists converge upon National Harbor to hear speeches by the biggest stars of the right, play NRA games, and see a Ronald Reagan impersonator on stilts.
Report: Rockville Centre man victim of 'knockout game'
In Deer Park accident cleared on Rt-231/Deer Park Ave between Old Country Rd and CR-2/Seamans Neck Rd in Huntington Station In Deer Park accident cleared on Rt-231/Deer Park Ave between Old Country Rd and CR-2/Seamans Neck Rd in Huntington Station In Mount Sinai new road layout on Rt-347/Nesconset Hwy WB between Rt-25a/Hallock Ave and ... (more)
RVC Man Assaulted in New York City
Cops are looking for a subject that was responsible for a random attack on a Rockville Centre man Thursday morning, reported NBC New York.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Search for suspect in possible 'knockout' on Lower East Side
A 23-year-old Rockville Centre man was randomly punched and knocked out after leaving a bar on the Bowery Sunday morning.
NY Minute: Cuomo drops to lowest job approval level, poll found
Cuomo's job performance level has fallen to 42 percent , compared with 52 percent four months ago, a NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist College poll found.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
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Mastic Beach Woman Bounces Back From Brain Tumor Thanks To Surgery With Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY, USA, March 5, 2014 / EINPresswire.com / -- Mastic Beach mother of three Nichole Martin knew something was wrong in October 2011, when she suddenly had trouble walking and talking, and developed a headache, dizziness, and memory problems.
Former insurance agent pleads guilty in thefts
A Rockville Centre man pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing almost $1 million from a Great Neck couple, two title insurance companies and the state labor department.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
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Long Island Brain Tumor Center At NSCP & Voices Against Brain Cancer Offer Bereavement Support Group
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY, USA, March 3, 2014 / EINPresswire.com / -- The Long Island Brain Tumor Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C. and Voices Against Brain Cancer today announced that they are hosting a free monthly support group for people who have lost a loved one to primary brain cancer .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
De Blasio in Albany to sell Cuomo, others on pre-K plan
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, seen at a Feb. 28, 2014 news conference, is planning to meet with several legislative leaders about his prekindergarten plan.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Dorient Reid, of Queens, accused of stealing dozens of catalytic converters in Nassau County
Police say 33-year-old Dorient Reid damaged numerous vehicles by removing more than 35 catalytic converters from June 2013 to Feb. 24. Police say 33-year-old Dorient Reid damaged numerous vehicles by removing more than 35 catalytic converters from June 2013 to Feb. 24. They say catalytic converters are easy to steal and contain platinum and ... (more)
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Defying Cuomo, Assembly bill would delay Common Core teacher evaluations
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, seen here in a July 18, 2013 photo, is pressing for a state law that would base 20 percent of a teacher's or principal's evaluation on student achievements on standardized tests.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Catalytic Converters Stolen From 9 Vans For Developmentally Disabled On Long Island
Police on Long Island have been trying to find out who would be so heartless as to vandalize vans meant to transport the developmentally disabled.
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Yes, she sings
Tamara Tunie Tamara Tunie, familiar to many for her starring roles in the long-running TV series "Law & Order: SVU" and the film "Flight," switches gears when she visits the Madison Theatre with the Gary Haase Trio.
Judge dismisses 'Flush the Johns' case again
A judge criticized Nassau prosecutors Thursday for their handling of one of the cases in the Flush the Johns sting last year that netted 104 men on charges of patronizing a prostitute.
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Cuomo signs Long Beach relief bill
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, pictured at a press conference in Long Beach last November, approved a $12 million bond measure that allows the city to cover costs associated with Sandy and a 2011-12 deficit.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Peter Lesniewski, orthopedist convicted in the LIRR disability scam, sentenced to 96 months
Dr. Peter Lesniewski, 62, of Rockville Centre, walks out of the Federal Courthouse in Manhattan after his sentencing on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.
Rockville Centre woman drives into sinkhole
A Rockville Centre woman trying to park her Subaru in her driveway on Friday instead drove into a massive surprise sinkhole that had opened up, a village spokeswoman said.
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Cesspool swallows car in Rockville Centre
According to police, a resident on Driscoll Avenue got into her car and then the ground collapsed under it, dropping the car into an empty cesspool on the edge of the property that was never filled in.