11 hrs ago
Newsday: LI to receive more Sandy aid from NY
Newsday says the state is providing about $145 million to help Nassau and Suffolk counties.
20 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Fundraiser for Fallen Sanitation Worker from Long Island Goes Viral
A GoFundMe campaign to raise money in honor of Nassau County's Steven Frosch went viral and has raised more than $36,000 in just two days.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Welcome to Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Tuesday, June 24, 2014. This is your source for the latest local breaking news, traffic and transit alerts, weather and more.