Tag: Hicksville

Two New Chick-fil-A Locations to Open on Long Island

Chick-fil-A, which already enjoys support from a rabid fan base, will have three Long Island locations in total, including its Port Jefferson restaurant, which opened last year. About 100 people camped outside of the Port Jefferson Chick-fil-A on its opening day last October.

Veteran Nassau Legis. Judy Jacobs Dies at Age 77

Eleven-term Nassau County Legis. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury), a 20-year veteran lawmaker who served seven years as the legislature’s first Democratic presiding officer, died Tuesday after a reported fall. She was 77.

Bellone Aide Among 6 Killed in LIE Crash

A 29-year-old aide to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was among six killed and five wounded in a three-vehicle crash on the Long Island...

Long Island Ghost Hunters Fend Off Paranormal Spirits & Hollywood Stereotypes

Hollywood and television have given non-ghost hunters an idea about what paranormal investigators are like, but art sometimes blurs lines while imitating life. Local experts dedicated to searching for the truth share their sometimes frightening experiences as real-life Ghostbusters. Tales from the paranormal frontlines include encounters with flying, glowing orbs, a "ghost pilot," and "a creature with an alligator-like body, a pig-like snout and horns" and "sunken-in red eyes," among many other otherworldly happenings.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events July 28–August 3

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Cheap Trick, Heart, & Counting Crows rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre, Meek Mill hits The Emporium, Donavon Frankenreiter grooves at The Stephen Talkhouse, Chevelle & Grateful Overkill invade The Paramount, French Cookin' Blues Band jazzes up Treme Blues & Jazz Club, the Long Beach International Film Festival returns, and so much more to see and do this week on Long Island!

Hicksville Crash Leaves Bicyclist Dead

A 43-year-old woman was killed and her father was injured when they were struck by an SUV, which then hit a house and car, while the pair was bicycling in the victim’s hometown of Hicksville.

Long Island Summer Fairs & Festivals 2016

June 21 marks the beginning of another eventful summer in Long Island and, as usual, there are many exciting fairs, festivals and carnivals through Labor Day from the East End to the New York City line!

LIRR Hosting 6 Hearings on 3rd Track Proposal This Week

The Long Island Rail Road is hosting six public hearings this week to receive local feedback on the proposal to build a third set of train tracks between Floral Park and Hicksville. The estimated $1-billion plan to lay nearly 10 miles of new rails would ease congestion on the busy Main Line during the rush hour commute, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Some residents who live near the tracks have expressed concerns—although New York State officials dropped previous controversial plans to condemn homes near the tracks.

9 Celebrities With An Unmistakable Long Island Accent

They tawk just like us! People know we’re from Long Island as soon as we open our (big) mouths. Without the edginess of Brooklynese, the Long Island accent is as distinctive as it is irritating. I say it’s time we own it. No, we don’t all sound like Amy Fisher. But some of us do. And some of us sound much, much worse. Whatevah.

Donald Trump Hosting Presidential Campaign Rally Wednesday in Bethpage

Police are bracing for a crowd of up to 13,000 and protesters have already announced plans to hold a peaceful anti-Trump rally outside the venue.
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