Tapwrit surged past favorite Irish War Cry in the stretch and edged clear under jockey Jose Ortiz to win by two lengths, becoming the fifth Belmont winner in nine years to skip the Preakness after competing in the Derby.
Nassau Police arrested an Elmont man for an assault that also took place in Elmont on Wednesday at 1:50 p.m.
Nassau Police arrested a Brooklyn man for kidnapping his girlfriend on June 7 at 12:30 a.m. in Elmont.
Nassau Police arrested a Brooklyn man for unlawful surveillance on June 10 at 6:40 p.m. at Belmont Racetrack in Elmont.
When the National Hockey League commissioner announced in April that the New York Islanders were considering a move from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn back to Long Island — possibly at Belmont Park, in Elmont — community opinion was split. For hockey fans, such as Peter Mastrota, of Valley Stream, the prospective move is enticing.
Perennially limited in manpower, the Elmont track and field program has narrowed the scope of its endeavor – pouring all its precious resources into sprints and relay racing, while distance running and field events are regarded as someone else's affair.
Valley Stream North and North Shore were locked in a tie at 98 points apiece heading into the final event at the Nassau Class A boys’ track and field championships on May 23 at Cold Spring Harbor.
The State Senate last week passed a bill to rename 10 miles of the Southern State Parkway in honor of NYPD Det. and Malvernite Steven McDonald.
After stating that the impact of plane noise on the health and environment is a top issue for the residents in his district, Assemblyman Brian Curran (Republican, Lynbrook) introduced legislation last week requiring the New York State Departments of Transportation and Environmental Conservation to examine and report on the effects of air traffic from John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports.
The 149th running of the Belmont Stakes this Saturday won’t include the Kentucky Derby (Always Dreaming) or Preakness (Cloud Computing) winners but could attract its largest field since a record 15 broke from the starting gate in 1983.
After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.
Crafting a school budget that respects both students and taxpayers is a high-wire act these days. With demand growing for new, cutting-edge technologies in the classroom, pressure to increase spending is mounting, seemingly by the year. At the same time, many homeowners say they’ve had enough of high property taxes. They need a break.