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  1. Port Authority: Proposed AirTrain to LaGuardia a 10 million people-moverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Newsday

    Port Authority executive director Rick Cotton said the project that would connect the Queens airport to the LIRR's Mets-Willets Point Station is in its early environmental review stages, but he hopes to break ground by 2020. The head of the Port Authority rallied support on Long Island Friday for a planned $1.5-billion rail link between LaGuardia Airport and the Long Island Rail Road.


  2. Charles Wang's philanthropy provided help at home and around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | Newsday

    Wang started a nonprofit to provide free cleft surgeries, developed a $52 million cultural center at Stony Brook University, funded health centers in Manhattan and Queens, and supported a law school in China named after his father, among other charitable efforts. An exterior view of the Charles B. Wang Center of Stony Brook University.


  3. LIRR unveils Flushing-Main Street station with $24.6M renovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | Newsday

    Crews this weekend also will begin work to replace the Gibson station pedestrian overpass and conduct rail safety tests between Great Neck and Port Washington. LIRR president Phillip Eng gathered with elected officials and community leaders in Queens for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the railroad's Flushing-Main Street station, which just underwent a $24.6 million overhaul.


  4. My Turn: East End's 'easy listening' station is hard on the broken-heartedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Newsday

    Happy, relaxing, easy-listening. These are words many use to describe the East End's light-FM radio station, 104.7, WELJ, which plays many '70s tunes.


  5. Cardi B surrenders to cops in connection with Queens strip club brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Newsday

    Rapper Cardi B turned herself in on Monday morning in connection with a Queens strip club brawl over the summer, a police source said. The Bronx-born rapper turned herself in to the 109th Precinct in Flushing, according to the source.


  6. Cardi B surrenders to cops in connection with Queens strip club brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Newsday

    Rapper Cardi B performs at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April. Photo Credit: Getty Images for Coachella/Frazer Harrison Rapper Cardi B turned herself in on Monday morning in connection with a Queens strip club brawl over the summer, a police source said.


  7. Jacob deGrom had an all-time great season, but not as great as Dwight Gooden in 1985Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Newsday

    As the innings piled up and the near certainty of an NL Cy Young award grew for Jacob deGrom this season, Mets manager Mickey Callaway had to reach deep into his bag of hyperbole to describe the amazing performances he was getting from the righthander every five days. From calling deGrom "the best pitcher on the planet" to musing about where his season fits in Mets and baseball history, Callaway didn't disappoint when it came to pumping up his player.


  8. David Wright nostalgic before he walks away from MetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Newsday

    David Wright #5 of the Mets looks on from the dugout prior to the start of a game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2018. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac It's walking into the clubhouse at Citi Field and nodding to the security guard.


  9. Hanover Bancorp in $28.8M takeover of Chinatown Federal Savings BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Newsday

    Hanover Bancorp, the parent company of Hanover Community Bank seen above, said the move will help it grow in New York City, where it has an existing branch in Forest Hills. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Mineola-based Hanover Bancorp Inc. has reached a deal to acquire Chinatown Federal Savings Bank in a stock and cash deal valued at about $28.8 million.


  10. Tennis courts in NYC: Where to play outdoors if you're on a budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Newsday

    Allen Swerdlowe, left, and his son, Nick Fjellberg Swerdlowe, get in a match at one of Hudson River Park's three tennis courts. Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle Leading up to the U.S. Open at the end of August, activity at New York City's tennis courts tends to pick up a bit.


  11. Not Judging, but Aaron's status now a big question markRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Newsday

    The three-week projection for Aaron Judge's return was overly optimistic, and Brian Cashman's admission of that to Mike Francesa is cause for concern down the stretch. Aaron Judge of the Yankees looks on from the dugout during the second inning against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.


  12. Astros' trade for Osuna puts MLB domestic-violence policy in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Newsday

    AUGUST 09: Roberto Osuna #54 of the Houston Astros pitches in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park on August 9, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Photo Credit: Getty Images/Bob Levey Major League Baseball's suspension of Roberto Osuna earlier this season for domestic assault charges wasn't the first of its kind, unfortunately.


  13. Mets' 3-GM circus suffer lost weekend in the BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | Newsday

    Mets assistant GM John Ricco looks on during batting practice before a game against the Pirates at Citi Field on June 26. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac Alex Rodriguez knows a circus when he sees one, and the former Yankee turned ESPN broadcaster had an ear-to-ear, blinding-white grin on his TV-ready face as he watched John Ricco address the media Sunday afternoon outside the Mets' clubhouse. During his more rebellious Bronx days, A-Rod lobbed grenades at the Yankees on a daily basis, but did nowhere near the damage that the Mets' splintered front office - under the supervision of COO Jeff Wilpon - is doing to its own franchise since Sandy Alderson stepped down.


  14. Long Island hires and promotions: Laura Beck, St. Charles HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Newsday

    Laura Beck of Miller Place has been promoted to vice president of rehabilitation at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson. Photo Credit: St. Charles Hospital Laura Beck of Miller Place, director of outpatient and pediatric rehabilitation services and offsite contracts at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, has been promoted to vice president of rehabilitation.


  15. Yankees' Justus Sheffield, Mets' Peter Alonso in Futures GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Newsday

    In the U.S. clubhouse, a few hours before Sunday's Futures Game at Nationals Park, it was only natural to be discussing what destiny holds for the the Mets' Peter Alonso and the Yankees' Justus Sheffield. Both are expected to be in the majors at some point this season.


  16. Main Bakhtar Halal Kabab opens in HicksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Newsday

    Persian kebabs, please make way for Afghan kebabs: Main Bakhtar Halal Kabab has taken over the Hicksville storefront that was, from 2015 until earlier this year, Miraj Healthy Grill. Main Bakhtar makes five types of kebab: chicken tikka, beef tikka and lamb tikka are bite-sized pieces that are marinated, threaded onto a skewer and grilled.


  17. A 'million dollar' LI waterfront view on a bargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Newsday

    A waterfront house with no mortgage and no property taxes on Long Island. That almost sounds too good to be true, but Sal Cataldi is proof that it's possible.


  18. Feds charge Lawrence man, Queens rabbi in extortion schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Newsday

    Federal authorities have charged a Lawrence man and a Queens rabbi with using the clergyman's charitable organization to try to extort $7 million from a victim who wanted to keep incriminating information from authorities. Mark Weissman, 54, of Lawrence and Rabbi Igal Haimoff, 67, of Flushing, were arrested Monday and appeared in U.S. Magistrate Judge Cheryl L. Pollak's Brooklyn courtroom Monday to answer charges they participated in the scheme that prosecutors said began in early 2017.


  19. Queens doctor overprescribed opioid painkillers, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Newsday

    Dr. Lawrence Choy faces two manslaughter charges in the deaths of a Hauppauge man and a Queens man and reckless endangerment in the death of a Suffolk County chef. Dr. Lawrence Choy, 65, a physician who had an office in Flushing, is charged in a 231-count indictment stemming from alleged prescribing of opioids and other medication that led to some overdose deaths.


  20. The Morgan Center celebrates 15th graduation ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Newsday

    The preschool was founded in 2003 as a resource for children with cancer who can't attend other schools while undergoing treatment. Daphne Delgado, a cancer survivor and a 2003 graduate of The Morgan Center, returned to the center on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, to address this year's graduating class.


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