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Yesterday | Newsday

Top 100 restaurants: Our critics' picks

In a year of small plates, big brews, high risks, low prices, and enough openings and closings to make so many meals out seem like yesterday's news, we're ready to reveal the class of 2014: Long Island's 100 essential restaurants.


Related Topix: Life, Sushi, Japanese Cuisine, Food

Yesterday | Newswise

Teaching the Internet Generation to Extract Reliable News from Onslaught of Digital Information

STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 24, 2014 - As the digital age began to forever change how news and information were transmitted, Stony Brook University School of Journalism faculty members considered the following challenge: "Could they create an educational model that would prepare the next generation of news consumers to navigate the new, emerging ... (more)


Related Topix: Stony Brook, NY, Journalism, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Newsday: LI to receive more Sandy aid from NY

Newsday says the state is providing about $145 million to help Nassau and Suffolk counties.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Daily Kos

Stunning NYT Lead: U.S. Att'y Preet Bharara Just Put A Wrench In Andy Cuomo's Political Plans

Based upon a truly stunning, 7,000-word, front page lead in Wednesday's New York Times , I think it's safe to say that Wall Street's popcorn futures market is going through the roof as you read this; and for good reason.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, Westchester County, NY, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Long Island attorney faces Israel in NY House race

Steven Labate said in a statement that he will no longer contest the results of last month's Republican primary.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Steve Israel


Book Club: Chat with 'Beautiful Ruins' author Jess Walter

"Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter is the third pick in the Newsday Book Club for summer 2104.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Rock slide damages NY train tracks, halts service

Train passengers wait in lines to board buses at the Garrison train station after a rock slide on the railroad tracks between Peekskill and Garrison forced the closure of both north and southbound tracks Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Garrison, N.Y. Tumbling rocks north of New York City have damaged a stretch of train tracks in the nation's ... (more)


Related Topix: Garrison, NY, Landslide

22 computers, worth $20K, stolen from NY school

Newsday reports Saturday detectives believe one or more suspects snuck into South Grove Elementary School by breaking a back window sometime early Friday.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times

N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns

Hempstead and Suffolk police investigate a site in Long Island where body parts were found earlier this month.


Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, Nassau, NY, Associated Press

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Big Apple

"To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.


Thu Jul 10, 2014


LIRR commuters: Contribute to Newsday

In Jericho road construction. two lanes closed on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X40/Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25 and X43/South Oyster Bay Rd in Syosset In Jericho road construction.


Related Topix: Syosset, NY, North Bellmore, NY, North Merrick, NY, Merrick, NY, Center Moriches, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Twenty-six votes could be all it takes to become mayor of this tiny New York town

Never heard of Dering Harbor, you say? That could be because the tiny village boasts only 11 full-time residents, according to the most recent census.


Related Topix: Dering Harbor, NY, Shelter Island, NY, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Monday, July 7, 2014

The live coverage has concluded, but Newsday will be covering the following meeting tonight.


Related Topix: Old Westbury, NY, Westbury, NY, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

The Modesto Bee

In tiny NY village, 26 votes could mean victory

Newsday reports that two elections in Dering Harbor are headed to overtime Tuesday after a pair of 25-25 ties.


Related Topix: Dering Harbor, NY, Weird

Sun Jun 29, 2014


With retirements at hand, experts expect rise in demand for new teachers

Jane Ashdown, Dean of the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education at Adelphi University, on Thursday, June 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Adelphi University, Nassau County, NY, SUNY Albany, Brookville, NY, Education Etc.

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Argentina Learns The Downside Of Global Finance As Judge Blocks Payments

Argentina is a victim of the very global financial system that it relies upon to fund its chronic deficits.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Free Republic

Long Island Facility Eyed to House Influx of Immigrant Children

A Long Island facility is being eyed as possible temporary housing for some of the thousands of children streaming over the U.S.-Mexico border without guardians.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Jennifer Lopez Reveals Who She Wants To Play Her In Biopic

The Nuyorican star, who had her breakthrough role depicting Tejano star Selena Quintanilla in the memorable 1997 biographical drama, recently revealed to Newsday who she would like to play her in a future biopic .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Jennifer Lopez, Texas, J Lo, Associated Press

WTEN-TV Albany

NY officials: Don't bring immigrant kids here

Congressmen Steve Israel and Peter King say the federal government is considering a former defense plant site in Bethpage to relocate some of the children.


Related Topix: Kids, Family


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