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PSEG Long Island is reporting that, as of 4:21 p.m. Friday, 15,756 of its 1.1 million customers across Long Island and the Rockaways are currently without power. UPDATE: As of 4:21 p.m. on Friday: more
Hundreds of people gathered on Plainfield Avenue and marched to the main entrance of Belmont Park on Saturday, protesting Nassau Off Track Betting’s decision to house video lottery terminals in the … more
Update 3 p.m. Feb 5. A 12-year-old girl was struck by a car while crossing Elmont Road, at Village Avenue — near Elmont Memorial High School, where she was a student — at around 7:30 a.m. on … more
Some barrier island residents reported shaking on Thursday afternoon that sparked talk of an earthquake, though officials at the U.S. Geological Survey say it was likely a sonic boom caused by a … more
Nassau BOCES announced at its meeting last week that rock icon Billy Joel would pledge $1 million from The Joel Foundation to help save the Long Island High School for the Arts in Syosset, which has been threatened with closure over the past year due to dwindling enrollment. more
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano held a press conference Tuesday morning honoring the heroic efforts of a 4th Precinct police officer who saved a Franklin Square man from drowning on Jan. 25 … more
A father and son police team rescued a drowning man in Oceanside. On Jan. 25 at about 4:45 p.m., a 50-year-old man from Franklin Square was refueling his duck boat at the Bay Park fishing station dock at the end of Weidner Avenue when he fell into the water, which was approximately 37 degrees Fahrenheit. more
PSEG Long Island is reporting that, as of 2:22 p.m. Monday, 522 of its 1.1 million customers across Long Island and the Rockaways are currently without power. UPDATE: As of 2:22 p.m. on Monday: more
After the death of Kerry O’Keefe’s son, Kerry Jr., due to drug addiction in 2006, O’Keefe started going to a Manhattan-based bereavement group to cope with the loss. But it didn’t help. “You’d hear stories of some kids that got hit by a car, others that had cancer, but they were treated differently,” he recalled. “There’s a stigma that comes with a drug death that comes up all the time.” more
A security guard shot an alleged bank robber at the Chase Bank in Franklin Square on Thursday night. According to police, the suspect entered the bank just before 5:35 p.m. and announced the … more
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