Tag: Long Island

FBI: Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Skyrocketed Last Year

In releasing its report, the FBI highlighted the arrest of a Florida man who later pleaded guilty to threatening to firebomb a Florida mosque and shoot its congregants. "I don’t care if they’re [expletive] two years old or a hundred," he said in a voicemail message left with the mosque.

Developers Go Out on Limb to Coin New Phrase to Solve...

Long Islanders should be wary of any slick presentation that promises an all-in-one answer to suburbia’s woes.

Suozzi Wins Israel’s Vacant Seat, LI’s Congressional Incumbents Re-elected

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi defeated New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) in the most closely watched Congressional race on Long Island Tuesday night, winning the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington).

Love Of Hollywood’s Golden Era Brings Generations Of Filmgoers Together At...

Huntington's Cinema Arts Centre regularly hosts special events and screenings of foreign & independent movies, as opposed to commercial blockbusters. The venue's director of publicity, Raj Tawney, is dedicated to celebrating Hollywood's 'Golden Age' of film by honoring past classics and creating programs that feature legendary cinematic greats, such as legendary Hollywood agent Budd Burton Moss, as well as present-day festivals, such as the Gold Coast International Film Festival. Old and new film fans can therefore share "a reel experience" and enjoy the art of truly great filmmaking, together.

Ex-Suffolk Police Chief James Burke Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison

Disgraced former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 46 months in prison for civil rights violations and conspiracy charges for beating a 24-year-old burglary suspect in 2012 and ordering subordinates to cover it up.

Remembering Superstorm Sandy On 4-Year Anniversary

More than 230 people lost their lives during Superstorm Sandy's lethal trek from the Caribbean up the East Coast of the United States, millions lost power, and its total devastation stateside has been estimated at more than $70 billion. Sandy swallowed entire neighborhoods whole. Breezy Point, the Rockaways, Lindenhurst, Freeport, the city of Long Beach—the list goes on and on.

Long Island Haunts: 13 Creepiest Haunted Places On Long Island

Originally the ancestral home of Native Americans and later settled by Europeans during the 1600s, Long Island is rich in history and loaded with folklore, myths and urban legends. From ancient Native American burial grounds to remnants of the Revolutionary War to Gatsby-era mansion estates, Long Island is hallowed ground—the stage for countless triumphs and tragedies throughout the centuries.

Network With The Top Businesswomen On Long Island Dec. 1

Network with the top businesswomen on Long Island at Star Network's 'Long Island Power Women In Business' Event at Leonard's Palazzo in Great Neck Dec. 1!

Trick Or Treat: Niantic Offers Pokémon Go Halloween Goodies

Niantic's Pokémon Go Halloween Event begins October 26 and lasts through November 1 and features double the candy for catching, hatching, and transfering Pokémon!

Nassau Exec Mangano Defiant Following Federal Corruption Charges

Two-term Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano remained defiant Thursday following his indictment on federal corruption charges including bribery, fraud and extortion, telling reporters outside the U.S. courthouse in Central Islip after posting $500,000 bail that he would not step down as the county’s chief elected official.
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