As usual, the annual review of the Press’ most-clicked stories of the year looks nothing like the editors’ choices for top stories of the previous 12 months. Instead of big political and business news stories that affect many Long Islanders’ lives, readers instead flocked to articles about creepy clowns, serial killers and video games.
With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.
10,000 Maniacs rock YMCA Boulton Center; Chris Robinson Brotherhood hits The Space at Westbury; Carlos Mencia, Dillinger Escape Plan, Kansas, Scott Stapp & Evanescence destroy The Paramount; Tower of Power & Joe Bonamassa wow NYCB Theatre at Westbury; Ion Dissonance & Less Than Jake slay Revolution Bar & Music Hall; Kerry Kearney grooves Treme Blues & Jazz Club; The Brooklyn Bridge serenade Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts; Vanilla Fudge hits YMCA Boulton Center; Badfinger amazes Suffolk Theater; Carcass & Deafheaven level The Emporium; & so much more!
Republican Elaine Phillips beat Democrat Adam Haber to win an open New York State Senate seat but a sitting Republican Long Island state senator may be unseated, potentially tipping the balance of power in that chamber back to a Democratic majority.
John W. Engeman Theater in Northport will mark the 20th anniversary of Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking, high voltage musical RENT with a special event, “Adam & Anthony Live,” on Monday, Oct. 17.
Expect to be thoroughly entertained by an enthralling slice of American history set to music as 1776, the multiple Tony Award-winning musical about the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence, has opened at Northport’s John W. Engeman Theater.
It's a week of comedy on Long Island with a star-studded cast of jokesters taking the stage. Among this week's acts are: Adam Ferrara, Frank Caliendo, plus D.L. Hughley and Charlie Murphy. Also, 1776 opens at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport.
The hospital’s account is in stark contrast allegations made by two whistleblowers last month. The anonymous hospital workers told the New York Times that Kaisen was denied service that Sunday. The same report claimed Kaisen was frustrated that he was unable to see a mental health physician.