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With Uncertain Future, Islanders Return To Coliseum Past

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The New York Islanders returned to the Nassau Coliseum, now called NYCB Live, for a preseason NHL game on September 17. They won an overtime extended game, 3-2 against the Philadelphia Flyers. When the Islanders skated out onto the ice, the noisy atmosphere was still there, but this wasn’t home for more than one night. When the Islanders returned to their former home of 43 years, emotions were high, even if it was just a preseason game. Since reports surfaced earlier this year that the Barclays Center didn’t include the Islanders in their financial plans of the future, rumors were... Read More
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Ten on-site history lessons on Long Island

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Long Island may not necessarily come to mind when a tourist visits New York for the first time. However, Long Island is filled with an immersive and rich history, with places pre-existing the 17th century. Below is a map and list of the top ten places to visit, should you be in the vicinity, or if you’re a history buff. A. The John Bowne House (Flushing NY) Photo by: Jean Pierre Guzhnay While Flushing is not technically Long Island, back in the 18th and 19th century, it was very much part of the region. Since this site will be the closest to NYC, it will be the first stop on the historic site route. The John Bowne House sta... Read More
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Hicks Nurseries and Smile Farms grow together

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Spring is in full swing at Hicks Nurseries in Westbury, Long Island. This past March, Hicks hosted their 27th Annual Flower and Garden Show as a charity event for a great cause, Smile Farms. The proceeds from the event will help Smile Farms build more greenhouse facilities. Smile Farms started 15 years ago when Jim McCann, Founder and CEO of 1-800-flowers.com, and Chris McCann, President of 1-800-flowers.com, built a greenhouse to give disabled adults the opportunity of employment. The McCanns’ brother, Kevin, lived in a group home that was having difficulty finding jobs for their residents. “The organization really surrounds itself around Kevin,” said Monica Martinez, Development and Community Relations Manager at Sm... Read More
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The 19-year old coach in the 18-and-up league

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Peter O’Malley is a college freshman who tries to balance the rigors of school with his side job as a football coach. He coaches varsity football at a local high school and runs a flag football team. Most of the people he coaches are either his age or are older than he is, which causes its share of difficulties. [embedded content] Comments ... Read More
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Fighting hate crime with education

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In the wake of numerous highly-publicized hate crimes on Long Island, community leaders are advocating for more education to prevent future incidents. The Nassau County District Attorney’s office created a special unit on Feb. 27 specifically to prosecute hate crimes. Caryn Stepner, chief of the new hate crimes unit, is hoping to bring attention to the problem before it escalates further. “We’re trying to educate the community that hate and prejudice biases are not appropriate and specifically if they use hate or bias in committing a crime, then the exposure and their punishment could be enhanced,” Stepner said. New York ... Read More
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NY farmers’ markets accept food stamps year-round

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Did you know that as of August 2016, nearly 1.7 million people in New York City had received food stamps under The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP (New York City Human Recourses Administration)? Although the number of individuals who receive food stamps has decreased from 2012-2016, many people across New York State rely on food stamps for nutrition. A large number of farmers markets in N.Y. accept food stamps, meaning low-income individuals have access to fresh, locally grown nutrients. The int... Read More
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Long Island’s Adopt-A-Battalion care package team

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By Neil A. Carousso [embedded content] Volunteers for Adopt-A-Battalion gather weekly at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Massapequa Park, NY to arrange care packages for U.S. military members who are currently serving in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Col. Timothy M. Parker is the Commanding Officer of the Weapons Training Battalion at the U.S. Marines Training Command in Quantico, VA. Parker served as the inspiration for Adopt-A-Battalion for which his brother is the vice president. (Photo: United States Marine Corps) It was founded in 2004 after now-Col. Timothy Parker wrote home to his parents for basic necessities such... Read More
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How to pronounce Long Island’s tongue-twister towns

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Have you ever found yourself questioning the pronunciation of a town or place? If you’re from Long Island, chances are these names seem completely normal to you, but to others, the pronunciation can be very challenging. This is because hundreds of years ago, much of Long Island was home to Native American tribes who gave names to many distinctive features on the island, such as rivers. For example, they named the ... Read More
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Hofstra offers legal aid to immigrants on L.I.

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The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids have increased across the U.S. and many Long Island immigrants are fearful of being deported. On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Hofstra University’s President Stuart Rabinowitz and law school interim Dean Judge A. Gail Prudenti announced a new legal clinic, offering a wide-range of programs at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law for immigrants who are at risk of deportation. Hofstra’s Deportation Defense Clinic (DDC) will provide legal assistance to immigrants in Nassau and Suffolk County, where an estimated 99,000 are living without legal status, according to the Migration Policy Institute. The clinic is one of 12 programs at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and will b... Read More
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5 steps to becoming a firefighter in Nassau County

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Fire departments responds to a fire every 24 seconds in the United States, according to the Nassau Fire Commission. There are over 70 volunteer fire departments in Nassau County and all of Long Island’s fire departments are volunteer. These men and women volunteer to run into burning homes for no pay at considerable risk to themselves. Nassau County’s fire departments are always looking for new members. The application process is simple. You apply directly to the specific department you are interested in volunteering for. There are few requirements to join your neighborhood’s volunteer fire department, i.e. ... Read More
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How to adopt a shelter dog on Long Island

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Approximately 3 million dogs are admitted to animal shelters across the United States annually, and approximately 2 million are euthanized because shelters are over crowded. Animal shelters located in towns across Long Island are full of dogs in need of adoption. Before adopting, research breeds that will work for your lifestyle. Res... Read More

How undocumented child migrants come to Long Island

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Unaccompanied, undocumented child migrants enter the United States every year, and many are residing on Long Island. These children, arriving from Mexico and Central America, undergo a dangerous and often times violent journey just for a chance to live in the U.S. Nassau and Suffolk counties are among the top destinations for child migrants to live; since the beginning of the migrant crisis in 2014, nearly 6,000 unaccompanied minors have come to Long Island. Once children cross the border, they turn themselves in to border patrol and enter the complicated process of hopefully obtaining legal status in the United States. They are fleeing violence and abuse in their home countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and Honduras. ... Read More

A Hempstead mom’s vision for her blind son

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Gracie Bernedth, 40, discovered her son Wani, 8, was blind at the mere age of 3 month. She had an epiphany to make his life easier through Braille labeled clothing. She began a clothing line for blind and visually impaired people called Braille Code. The clothing line assists children and adults with getting dressed more efficiently and independently. “Why not have a clothing line that they can call their own?,” Gracie exclaims. This is a story of one mother’s solution to her son’s disability and the ingenuity she shares with others. [embedded content] Comments ... Read More
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Hempstead, Garden City, still worlds apart

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Every year, Long Island becomes more diverse. The minority population, more specifically the Latino population, has seen an increase of 13.2 percent from 2010 to 2015. While the trend continues to follow also at a national level, reports also indicate that some regions on Long Island continue to look racially segregated from others, even if the minority population is growing overall. Distanced just a few blocks away from one another and yet looking like two distinctive countries, their proximity and its inhabitants tell a different story — far from diversity growth on Long Island. According to Census reports from 2010 and 2015, very little has changed in these neighborhoods when it comes to race. While Hempstead i... Read More
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Suffolk leads Nassau in DWI felonies

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Suffolk County has been leading Nassau County in DWI felonies for over 20 years, according to the NY database website. Though since 1970, Nassau County had the lead; around the year 1991, the number of felonies for Nassau County started to decrease, while felonies for Suffolk County began to steadily increase. If taking both counties into consideration, each has seen a steady increase in DWI felonies since 1970. In 2016, a national survey was cond... Read More
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Anti-Muslim & anti-Hispanic hate crimes rise on Long Island

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Reported incidents of both anti-Muslim* and anti-Hispanic hate crimes on Long Island increased between 2014 and 2015, according to data found at data.ny.gov. There were a total of 770 reported incidents of hate crimes committed against people and property on Long Island between 2010 and 2015. The number of hate crimes across the island spiked in 2012 with 184, a 55 percent increase from the 101 hate crimes in 2011. Since 2012, incidents have been declining, with only 104 reported in 2015. Even though hate c... Read More
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Fewer college-age Long Islanders seeking help for heroin addiction

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Heroin use on Long Island has not stopped, but data shows that the number of college-age Long Islanders seeking help for heroin addictions is on the decline. Long Island residents ages 18-24 were admitted to chemical dependence treatment programs for heroin more than any other substance in 2015. In Nassau County and Suffolk County combined, 2,719 out of a total 6,287 Long Island residents participating  in rehabilitation were admitted for heroin use. Suffolk County con... Read More
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Auto thefts on the rise in Nassau County

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The Hempstead area had 97 motor vehicle theft incidents in 2015. Hempstead is the leading village in all of Nassau County. Meanwhile, its neighbor Garden City had two incidents.T he Village of Hempstead accounts for over 50 percent of vehicle theft in Nassau county, according to data.ny.gov As shown in the graph below, Hempstead makes up for 55 percent of vehicle theft in Nassau. Hofstra students are locking their car doors due to a recent surge of vehicle break-ins in Nassau County, according to Public Safety which is working with the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) on the is... Read More
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Seth Sackowitz, East Meadow’s 24-year-old entrepreneur celebrates year one

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By Neil A. Carousso [embedded content] Long Island native Seth Sackowitz opened Treasure Island Desserts in East Meadow, NY at 24-years-old. Sackowtiz just celebrated the first anniversary of his company this month. Treasure Island Desserts frozen yogurt was rated best by Bethpage of Long Island. This is a story of a young entrepreneur who is hustling every day. Comments ... Read More
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Phil Levy, a Long Island Magician, Making People Smile

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By Neil A. Carousso [embedded content] Philip Levy, of Theatricks by Phil, is a retired junior high school teacher of 34 years and a full-time entertainer, making people laugh and dazzling the community with magic. Featured Image: Levy (standing) shows a U.S. Army veteran one of his magic tricks at a veterans event at the VFW in Farmingdale on March 3. (Courtesy: Christian Ladigoski, Carousso Enterprises.) Comments ... Read More
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Tiny ninja warriors at Progressive Gymnastics in New Hyde Park

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Antonio Rogers is the co-creator of a ninja training program at Progressive Gymnastics in New Hyde Park. The program is now being marketed to other ninja gyms that aspire to make a course similar to his andor to participate in inter-gym competitions. [embedded content] Comments ... Read More
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Many Queens restaurant guests include mice and roaches

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Evidence of mice (dead or alive) present in restaurant facilities made up over half (58 percent) of the critical violations between mice, rats and roaches throughout Queens, N.Y. in 2016, according to the NYS database. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) graded 262 establishments with a “C” due to critical violations regarding mice, rats and roaches in 2016. Live roaches were the secon... Read More
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Long Island mothers fight for allergy awareness and EpiPens

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article “Mom, I can’t anymore; I don’t want to die,” gasped 14-year-old Giovanni Cipriano on Oct. 1, 2013, as he struggled to breathe after ingesting peanuts and having a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis.  “Don’t even say that,” his mother, Georgina Cipriano, replied as she sped into the hospital parking lot. “You’re not going to die. We’re here. Hold on,” Cipriano continued, as she recounted the tragic day during a phone interview. She first fled to an urgent care facility onl... Read More
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Hempstead leads Nassau in heroin arrests

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article The Village of Hempstead leads Nassau County for heroin arrests in 2016, according to data from the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD). The figures show 61 heroin arrests in Hempstead up until Nov. 2, which is 8.3 percent of the total 733 to date. The list below breaks down the top 10 communities with the most heroin arrests in 2016: 1. Hempstead: 61 (8.3 percent) 2. Levittown: 42 (5.7 percent) ... Read More
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Vintage holiday cheer at Old Westbury Gardens

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article [embedded content] The Old Westbury Gardens in Old Westbury, Long Island is home of a former country estate, and currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Westbury House is open throughout the year for private and public events, such as fashion shows, the RISE of the Jack O’Lantern in October, and Christmas events in December. Christmas at Westbury House starts on the first Saturday of the month with a tree lighting ceremony. This year, 350 guests were in attendance. After that, every week leading up to Christm... Read More
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25 projects given grants for Long Island Sound

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article “Be A Good Egg and Share the Shore,” a program by the New York chapter of the Audubon Society teaches Long Island community members to share the coast with nesting birds, and the North Shore Land Alliance’s (NSLA) program, “Long Island Sound Water Education for Elementary School Students,” helps young students understand that drinking water is a valuable resource and learn how to protect it. These are just two of the 25 projects that will help educate the public on how to improve the health of the Long Island... Read More
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No shortage of animal shelters on Long Island

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article With the holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to adopt a furry friend from one of Long Island’s many animal shelters. With more than 25 shelter locations across Nassau and Suffolk County, there is an abundance of dogs, cats and everything in between looking for their forever homes. Even if you’re not looking for a new four-legged addition to the family, many of these shelters offer volunteer opportunities so you can help make these animals’ everyday lives a little more cheerful while they aw... Read More
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Huntington shops prepared for the holidays 

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article While shopping malls and big-name brands pay for television commercials and newspaper ads to bring in shoppers, Bon Bons Chocolatier and Little Switzerland Toys and Dolls remain quietly nestled along Huntington’s Main Street. The small businesses are stocking their shelves and welcoming customers for the holiday shopping season, neither shop relying on publicity to be able to make a sale. Although she said online shopping hurts small retailers and is aware of large, corporate... Read More
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Long Island launches innovative bail fund

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Imagine yourself being charged with a crime you may or may not have committed. You are given a bail amount, but cannot afford to pay it. Now you are incarcerated, awaiting your court date. Your boss fires you, bills are past due, and your family is in turmoil. Unfortunately, more often than we would think, this is how many defendants find themselves. One day, you may even find yourself in a similar situation. Luckily, as of Nov. 14th, a new Suffolk County Bail Fund was established. This program aims to diminish the number of defendants wh... Read More
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Swami Durga Das, the man behind the River Fund

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article For those who live on Lefferts Boulevard in Richmond Hill, seeing the streets packed with hundreds of people every Saturday morning is not an unusual sight. The line is for the on-site pantry service, The River Fund. For over 23 years, Swami Durga Das, 68, uses his home as the center of the operations for this non-profit organization. ... Read More
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Nassau County strikes down proposed cuts to NICE bus routes

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article In the latest round of the back-and-forth budget dispute between Nassau County and Nassau Inter County Express (NICE) bus, the proposed service cuts slated to take effect early next year failed to become official, as the NICE Bus Transit Committee did not produce a majority vote during two public hearings held on December 8th at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola. The board voted to a 3-3 tie, which means that the proposed cuts to nine different bus routes and shuttle services, some ... Read More
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Hempstead Public Library helps community members find jobs

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article On any given day, four to five unemployed Hempstead community members fill the job information center at the Hempstead Public Library to search for career and education opportunities. This is the only library in Nassau County that has a specific area designated for job searching, according to the center’s coordinator, Bruce Massie. With an unemployment rate of 4.3 percent in 2015, the job center is crucial to helping the community find a place of employment and helping residents find educational opportunities. ... Read More
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‘Healing Voices’ screened in Ronkonkoma for Mental Health Awareness Week

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article One in every four adults experiences a mental illness each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. To bring awareness and education to the issue, the Association for Mental Health and Wellness (AMHW) has hosted a Mental Health Awareness Week for the last three years to “shine the light on mental health,” according to their website. This year the week took place earlier this month from Oct. 2 to Oct. 8, with awareness walks, veteran’s events and a film screening of “Healing Voice... Read More
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Army recruiters return to Long Island to bring in others

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Inside the spacious offices at Recruiting Substation Hempstead on Fulton Avenue, the active duty members of the U.S. Army are there to greet visitors with a firm handshake and an utterly disarming smile. Their task, ostensibly, is to enjoin the residents of Hempstead and beyond to be the next generation of our country’s military might. But behind the drab olive green of their uniforms is a group of dedicated individuals. The impeccable manners and genial affability of this bunch belies a quiet, steady, fierce dedication to the j... Read More
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Walking in one Long Island veteran’s shoes

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article [embedded content] Rance Mangum, enlisted in the U.S. Army on March 15, 1988 and proudly served the United States for over 5 years. “People’s lives depended on you,” said 62-year-old Mangum. When he returned home to Long Island from his tour in Germany in 1992, Mangum was ho... Read More
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Hempstead grant to eliminate zombie and vacant properties

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Halloween is over, but zombie homes continue to haunt the Town of Hempstead. However, the Town received a $350,000 grant from the New York State Attorney General’s Office to remove vacant buildings and zombie homes, which appear when mortgage lenders unexpectedly dismiss their foreclosure and desert the property. The grant will be used toward the Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino’s Vacant Building Registry. The Town approved a law on Oct. 5 which will identify and register vacant buildings. The state grant w... Read More
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The LIRR struggles to overcome another accident

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Even though the Long Island Railroad has put a lot of money into rebuilding and reconstructing the commuter railway, passengers still don’t feel confident, and are particularly uneasy about potential collision issues That discomfort only heightened when a train derailment occurred near New Hyde Park last month, causing injuries to over 30 people and suspended train service for the next 2 days. Terrified passengers were trapped in the dark cars for almost an hour until rescue workers came to free them. “This is not one of those d... Read More
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Recalling Stephen Kish’s legacy: dog treats, friends, & family

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[responsivevoice_button voice="US English Female" buttontext="Play"] / Go to Source Article Stephen J. Kish, who passed away on March 22, leaves behind a lasting legacy that includes dog biscuits, “Top Gun” and most importantly the relationships he had with family and friends. He was honored earlier this month by having the street he resided on for over forty years in North Babylon, New York given his namesake. “He’s the only person I know who owned dog treats but no dog,” said Sue Link, a neighbor. According to her, Steve used the biscuits to strike up conversations and build relationships with members ... Read More
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Brookhaven Women’s Conference encourages women’s success

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At the age of 25, Cherie Christmas’ home burned down leaving her with only two outfits. After spending $200 on new clothes and working to buy supplies, she decided to create her own line of luxury handbags. Within one year, Christmas was a millionaire. On October 1, Christmas, now 55 years old and the founder and CEO of MAXX NEW YORK, shared this experience with a room of about 200 women. She was the keynote speaker for the Town of Brookhaven, New York’s 10th Annual Women’s Conference and Exposition. “I think that telling my story, it gets the women to understand that we all have a lot of things we’ve been through and some are worse than others,” said Christmas, “The bottom line is life is about hardship and ... Read More
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Humans of Hofstra, 2016 presidential debate

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Melisa Gibson Hofstra University Assistant Program Coordinator “This is my first debate. I came here in 2005, graduated in ’09 and never left. Everything is exciting. To see how the campus transformed is truly amazing and then Tuesday, it’s going to be like nothing ever happened…” -interviewed by Jessica Harrington ... Read More
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Humans of Hofstra, 2016 presidential debate (part 2)

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Matthew Kiernan Nassau County Board of Elections “To have the debate here again is really truly dumbfounding, especially this one, probably the most significant presidential election since ’80 or ’84.” – interviewed by Mackenzie Xanthos Catherine Fisher Hofstra University IT “I to... Read More
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Islanders revamp, looking ahead to 2016 season

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Andrew Ladd has gained plenty of frequent flyer miles throughout his career as a professional hockey player. In his first 11 seasons of the NHL, the forward has spent time in numerous cities across North America, including Chicago, Atlanta and Winnipeg. With four different teams on his resumé, Ladd was seeking a steady home to settle down with his family. He decided the next seven years should be spent in one place: Long Island, with the New York Islanders. “Me and my wife thought it was a great place to raise a family, and it looks like a good community,” Ladd said at Islanders Media Day last week. Ladd was the marquee acquisition for the Islanders this offseason, signing a seven-year deal with $38.5 million. ... Read More
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‘Barracks to Business’: Long Island vets transition to civilian careers

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Thirty-two veterans filed into a classroom to tackle a new battle: translating their military experience into civilian résumés. With a pen and notebook in hand and an eagerness to learn, the veterans attended the “Barracks to Business” free workshop at the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Oct. 5 offered by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Northwell Health, New York’s largest private employer, in collaboration with Suffolk County. Anthony Silvera, a 30-year U.S. Air Force veteran and Northwell Health Veteran Program Specialist, regularly instructs veterans. The 50-year-old North Babylon resident served from 1984 and recently retired in 2014. Now, he strives to help veterans perfect their r... Read More
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Protests engulf Hempstead at Hofstra’s presidential debate

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Reported by Courtney McGee, Michael Rudin and Kiana Hill Protesters from all sides took to the Hofstra University campus to air their grievances during the first presidential debate on Monday, Sept. 26. “I’m here to bring a light to what’s been going on…and to stir some anger from ... Read More