Tag: Long Island

5 Real-Life ‘Stranger Things’-Montauk, Long Island Parallels

Netflix's popular sci-fi/paranormal thriller 'Stranger Things' draws upon cult classics including Indiana Jones, E.T. the Extraterrestrial, and The Goonies, yet Long Island, home to Montauk, NY—the site of the mysterious Camp Hero, which has been used by the U.S. military since the Revolutionary War, and Upton, NY's Brookhaven National Laboratory—is perhaps its greatest muse.

15 Reasons Why There’s No Place Like Long Island

Long Islanders love to be reminded how much Long Island rocks. Sure, there's no place like home. We here at the Press prefer this sweet...

Long Island Delegates React to Hillary Clinton’s Historic Nomination

Long Island delegates cheered Hillary Clinton's nomination during the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night. Former President Bill Clinton's speech, in which he weaved together the couple's personal life with his wife's professional accomplishments, was well received.

Cops: Suspects Shouted Anti-Muslim Slurs & Threatened To Kill Gas Station...

According to police, the two suspects—a man and a woman—grew angry after they were denied “slushies” because the gas station wasn’t able to make the frozen beverages at that time. They became more enraged when a store clerk denied their use of an electronic food stamps card to purchase several other unidentified items.

Alure Home Improvements Hosts 4th Annual Summer Remodeling Fashion Show

Alure Home Improvements hosts its 4th annual Summer Remodeling Fashion Show on August 6 and 7, showcasing decades of home design work and highlighting the latest trends in products and styles. Enjoy live cooking and wine seminars, free food from Felico’s Catering, complimentary beverages, an arts & crafts tent for kids, a bounce house, and much more, including presentations, prizes and workshops!

Heat Wave to Cook Long Island & Region

Sweltering mid-90s temperatures are in this weekend's forecast as a heat wave surges toward the region, according to forecasters. The National Weather Service in Upton is predicting a blazing hot start to the weekend on Saturday with a high near 95. Luckily, the mercury should fall about 20 degrees during the evening, providing Long Islanders with a brief respite.

Trump’s GOP Nomination Sparks Cheers, Jeers & Fears

The reality TV star formally received the presidential nomination when the Republican National Committee, through some creative maneuvering, allowed New York State to pledge its delegates out of order. Donald Trump will formally accept the nomination during a speech on Thursday. Trump's nod fueled supporter celebrations and concerns among some religious and immigration groups.

How Irrational Fear Is Driving L.I.’s Housing Crisis Over the Brink

Our young people continue to leave the region in droves, seeking cheaper places to live elsewhere. They are increasingly joined by their parents’ generation. The diaspora has begun to affect local businesses, which can’t find the workers they need to expand. That’s the makings of a very bad cycle.

Greenlawn Man Shot in the Face, Cops Say

Gunfire rang out at 11:15 p.m., police said.

Hofstra University to Host 1st Trump-Clinton Presidential Debate

Hofstra University will host the first presidential debate between presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton at its Hempstead, NY campus in September. The school has hosted two presidential debates in the past, in 2008 and 2012.
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