Tuesday Sep 9
QuickChek Long Island
QuickChek Corp. , based in Whitehouse Station, N.J., will stage a "soft opening" to identify problems, followed by an Oct. 27 grand opening at its first convenience store and gas station on Long Island in Lake Grove, N.Y., John Schaninger, vice president for sales and marketing, told Newsday . The chain also is seeking municipal clearance for locations in Bayport and Seaford, though further expansion will hinge on the performance of the initial stores in the market, said the report.
Tuesday Sep 9
The Miami Herald
NY detective accused of leaking secret documents
A district attorney says a New York detective stole confidential documents and leaked them to a newspaper, endangering fellow officers and investigations. Spota says Oliva was arrested Tuesday, waived indictment and immediately pleaded guilty to official misconduct.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Purported KKK fliers found in 2 NY communities
Authorities say fliers, purportedly recruiting for the Ku Klux Klan, have been found on private properties of two Long Island communities.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Book Club chat with 'Beautiful Ruins' author Jess Walter: 10 things we learned
"Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter is the third pick in the Newsday Book Club for summer 2104.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Teen crashes Lamborghini during test drive, dies
MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
Long Island dismisses $2.4 million in speed-camera fines [w/video]
The goal of speed cameras should be to improve safety and change driver behavior, not to make motorists feel like they're being ripped off.
Entenmann's Long Island Factory Closes Its Doors
It's a sad day for kosher pastry and cake lovers: after over 50 years, the Entenmann's factory on Long Island has shut its doors.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Washington Post
Who watches the automated traffic watchmen?
Red light cameras and speed cameras can make things safer, but sometimes lack appropriate levels of oversight, experts say.
The Refuge to succeed Four Food Studio in Melville
The Refuge Food & Spirits, seen under construction on Aug. 20, 2014, will take over the Melville space that used to be Four Food Studio & Cocktail Salon.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Entenmann's bakery exits Long Island
Newsday reports Saturday that the era of locally made Entenmann's cakes and cookies ended with the closure of its Bay Shore plant Aug. 13. Entenmann's owner Bimbo Bakeries USA, a division of Mexico's Grupo Bimbo, says it's shifting production to other states, including Pennsylvania.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Red Bluff Daily News
County forgives $2.4M in bad speed-camera tickets
He tells Newsday that five cameras issued tickets on days when school was not in session.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Retired New York Cop Banks on MegaBall$
The general consensus is that the median age of regular metropolitan daily newspaper readers is way up there.
Technical Data on Media Stocks -- Discovery Communications, DIRECTV,...
The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New Jersey Herald
NY church drops plan to house immigrant children
A Long Island church will not be housing some of the thousands of immigrant children illegally crossing into the United States from Mexico to reunite with family.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Plan to send immigrant kids to NY church draws ire
The possibility that a suburban New York church would play host to some of the tens of thousands of immigrant children illegally crossing the United States' border with Mexico to reunite with family is causing an uproar in one Long Island community.