Two Long Beach City Council members are questioning whether a number of non-union employees should have received the hefty separation payments they recently did, including former City Manager Jack …
The Merrick physician facing federal charges of illegally prescribing opioids, and causing the overdose deaths of two South Shore men, began on Wednesday, with prosecutors calling Dr. Michael Belfiore “a dealer, not a healer,” and Belfiore's defense attorney insisting that the doctor is being unfairly prosecuted.
Daniel J. Bosquez, 36, of Woodmere, was arrested for allegedly hitting an occupied vehicle with a baseball bat in upstate Ramapo on Interstate-87 at 4:16 p.m. on April 19, according to state police.
Members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, have threatened Nassau County and Village of Hempstead police officers, according to County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder. The threats follow the extradition from Maryland this week of Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, known on the street as “the Reaper,” an MS-13 kingpin who is the gang’s highest-ranking member on the East Coast.
The alleged Northeast kingpin of the international criminal gang MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, 35-year-old Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, of Laurel, Md., was arraigned on Thursday before Acting Nassau County …
Robert “Bob” Blakeman, a prominent figure in local politics who was Valley Stream’s village attorney, a state assemblyman and the first president of Franklin Hospital, died at his …
Safety and the Second
Part two in an ongoing series.Dressed in olive-green fatigues and brandishing placards touting the legality of the AR-15 assault rifle, an estimated 300 to 400 gun rights advocates descended on …
Five companies, 115 years and 2,500 souls would be one way to quantify the Oceanside Fire Department’s presence in the community through its history, but doing so leaves out the human elements of …
Safety and the 2nd
When 13 people were shot dead at Columbine High School in 1999, many of today’s youth, including the survivors of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., had not yet been born. Hayden Gise, a senior at Hewlett High School, recalled the routine lockdown drills conducted when he was in elementary school just a few years later.
“Any time there’s a disaster, storms, anything,” said Bill Basdavanos, former chief of the Glen Cove Fire Department, “the city calls us, and we open up our doors to the community.” …
A week after becoming the first Long Island-based girls’ basketball team to capture back-to-back state championships, Baldwin had another date with history.
Talking about ethics is always a crowd-pleaser, particularly when scandals are as recent and as numerous as they have been in New York. So it was almost to be expected when Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged . . .
I’m writing about books because my mother is dying and I can’t write about that. I know that my sense of myself, my personal latitude and longitude, are about to change in the coming weeks.
Defenders of privacy and freedom from unnecessary intrusions into legal rights got a wake-up call on two fronts last week. One involved our expectations of privacy in the internet age . . .
Just in front of me, a teenage girl tentatively raised her arm. Then she clenched her fist. We were at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington on March 24 . . .