Wednesday Mar 5
Long Island updates for Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Welcome to another chilly day on Long Island and to Newsday's Long Island Now live post for Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
New York man facing felony dog fighting charges after deadly fire
According to Sunday's publication of Newsday, a fire in Freeport, N.Y., claimed the life of thirteen dogs and revealed evidence of a dog-fighting operation.
Executive Suite: Henry Schein CEO Stanley Bergman
Henry Schein chief executive Stanley Bergman says that baby boomers' interest in health care and wellness is helping his business.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
Kerry Kennedy acquitted of drugged driving in N.Y.
Kerry Kennedy, second from left, walks with her mother, Ethel Kennedy, right, as she leaves the Westchester County Courthouse, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 in White Plains, N.Y. Kennedy was acquitted Friday of drugged driving after she accidentally took a sleeping pill and then sideswiped a truck in a wild highway drive in July, 2012, she said she didn't ... (more)
Nisen One Ten opens in Melville
On Feb. 27, its second day open for business, Nisen One Ten in Melville, was already busy for lunch, with four sushi chefs slicing on all cylinders.
Missing for 13 days, dog reunited with NY family
A Long Island family and their 8-year-old labradoodle are together again after the dog ran away on Valentine's Day.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Cablevision Systems to Swing Back to Profit
After Cablevision Systems took a loss of 30 cents a year ago, analysts think when the company reports this year's fourth quarter numbers on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, the results will be a lot better.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Cablevision's financial focus: happy customers
Cablevision Systems reported fourth quarter revenue increased 4.5 percent to $1.58 billion, while full-year revenue increased 1.6 percent to $6.23 billion.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
NY trooper tells Kerry Kennedy jury he was concerned she had a medical condition after crash
Kerry Kennedy, center, leaves the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains, N.Y. with her attorneys on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 following the first day her trial.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Joey Kramer, Aerosmith drummer, promotes his coffee in Westbury
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer came to Costco in Westbury on Feb. 22, 2014, to promote his Rockin' and Roastin' coffee brand, and sign autographs for fans.
The Lebanon Daily News
Faulty flue pipe led to deadly N.Y. mall carbon monoxide leak
Fire personnel respond to a case of carbon monoxide poisoning at the Legal Seafoods at the Walt Whitman Mall in Huntington, N.Y., Saturday.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Feds: 2 leaders of big NY oxycodone ring arrested
Federal drug agents have arrested two suspected leaders of a major Long Island drug ring that specialized in selling the painkiller oxycodone.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Settlement proposed in Huntington housing bias lawsuit
Ulysses Spicer of the NAACP, and Peter Florey, a Levittown developer, speak to Newsday on Dec. 7, 2013 at the site of an undeveloped Huntington property that has long been the source of debate over potential affordable family housing in Melville.
2 NY children left unattended in cold car
A Long Island man is accused of leaving his two young sons unattended in a cold car while he shopped.
NY DJs suspended over homophobic parent hoax
Two Long Island radio personalities have been suspended over an on-air hoax about a homophobic parent.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Long Island 7-Elevens Are Sales Leaders
The top-grossing 7-Eleven in the United States is near the easternmost tip of Long Island in Montauk, N.Y., where surging demand from tourists and astute business strategies have driven sales, according to a Long Island Newsday report.
Colombian, Mexican cartels drive LI heroin scourge
Robert and Diane Scarabino of Melville lost their daughter, Jaclyn, to heroin in 2012.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Police: Louisiana man sent sexual texts to minor
FREEPORT, N.Y. -- A Louisiana man is accused of exchanging sexual text messages with a 12-year-old Long Island girl.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
N.Y. Lawmaker: Ban Yoga Mat Chemical Found In Some Breads
N.Y. Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer is saying no thanks to the consumption of azodicarbonamide , a chemical found in yoga mats and shoe soles, that Subway - amid backlash - dropped from its sandwich bread, according to ABC News .
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Long Island updates for Feb. 11
The Suffolk County Legislature plans to hold a public hearing this afternoon, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, on a proposal to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products from 19 to 21. Brr... It's another bone-chilling day on Long Island, with temperatures in the teens and low 20s across the region this morning.