One day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, women, men and children by the hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, D.C., New York City and more than 60 major points around the globe on Jan. 21 to send a signal to Republican lawmakers: Women’s rights are human rights.
“There are so many different stories … the only place I know for sure that they came from is an egg,” said Nassau County SPCA spokesman Gary Rogers, about the wild green monk parakeets that have made their home over the past decades on Long Island, as well as in Queens and Brooklyn.
Earlier this month, 35,000 Nassau County seniors opened their property tax bill and were surprised with how much money they owed. Instead of seeing a tax deduction that had been around since 2002, these seniors were forced to pay the full price.
A Uniondale man has been arrested for allegedly buying a dog from a Merrick pet store using a fraudulent credit card.
Democrats may have won a numerical majority of 32 in the State Senate, with the 8th District victory of John Brooks over incumbent Republican Michael Venditto, but they will still not be the ones in power.
With black bands over the shields, hundreds of New York City police officers gathered in buses, vans, SUVs and on motorcycles early Friday morning to lead a massive procession carrying NYPD Detective …
NYPD Det. Steven McDonald, a Malverne resident who became known nationwide for his messages of forgiveness and peace after being shot in Central Park in 1986, has died, the New York City Police Department reported Jan. 10.
There are many healthy practices a centenarian might cite to explain how they made it past the age of 100. Rose Girone, 105, of Whitestone, believes she owes much of her longevity to dark chocolate. She was given a bounty of it when she celebrated her birthday on Jan. 14 at her daughter, Reha Bennicasa’s, home in Merrick.
Merrick filmmaker Debra Markowitz has a mind overflowing with potential screenplays, films to direct, actors to cast and— in general—stories she wants to tell.
This is the temporary studio for the Grindhouse Radio, an online pop culture talk show that was nominated for best radio show in October by the “Best of Long Island.” It was created over a year ago by entertainment entrepreneur Brimstone, or William Kucmierowski, 42, of Levittown along with Kim Adragna, 22, of Merrick and Stephen Zambito, 25, of Stonybrook.
Two students from Merrick Avenue Middle School have found an outlet for their ambitions in the musical arts at the Metropolitan Youth Organization. Samantha Horowitz, 12, and Jordan Novak, 13, will be performing upcoming concerts at reputable venues on Long Island, with their first show at CUNY Queens College on Dec. 11.
Sam Asatur, 56, walks through the doors of the Bagel Plaza at 5 a.m. every day. He begins preparing menu items from scratch like his Israeli hot blintzes and specialty salads.
When Lexi Baldinger, of the Merrick Avenue Middle School Kickline, wanted to donate to Toys for Tots, she knew she could rely on the support from the rest of her team. When she brought the idea to Kickline Coach Sue Danis, their collection began.
Richner Communications, Long Island’s largest publisher of community media, has acquired the assets of the Gold Coast Gazette, a weekly community newspaper covering the legendary Gold Coast communities on the North Shore of Long Island. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.
The Butterfly Conservatory: Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter Saturday, December 10, 2016 – Monday, May 29, 2017 Tickets to The Butterfly Conservatory, which includes general …