Tag: Floral Park

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.

Long Island Olympic Hopefuls Vie for Chance to Compete in Rio

The only athlete who made the cut by February was Bora Gulari, a skipper on the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team who's formerly from Long Island and now living in Detroit. Syosset native, WNBA all star and three-time gold medalist Sue Bird is expected to make the US women’s basketball team once the roster is finalized. Other locals facing Olympic trials on the road to Rio include 2012 Olympic racewalker Maria Michta-Coffey of Farmingville, boxer Cam Awesome of Uniondale as well as soccer players Crystal Dunn of Rockville Centre and Allie Long of Huntington.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events November 12 – 18

Skinny Puppy, Allen Stone & The Robert Cray Band rock The Paramount, Vision Of Disorder destroys Revolution Bar & Music Hall, Endangered Feces & Friends invade Amityville Music Hall, & so much more!

Valley Stream Armed Carjacking Ends in Crash

A carjacker stole a man’s SUV at knifepoint in Valley Stream Sunday night, fled the scene and then crashed into the garage of a...

New Hyde Park Man Nabbed for String of Robberies

A New Hyde Park man was charged for a string of robberies and one grand larceny that began in late June and continued until...

Floral Park Man Accused of Filming Sex Acts With Boys

A Floral Park man was arrested this week on charges of allegedly making child pornography by filming himself engaging in sexual acts with underaged...

Floral Park Man Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-run

A Floral Park man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly killing an 85-year-old pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash in the victim’s hometown of Melville over...

LIRR’s Third Track Job Could Add Billions to Long Island Economy,...

It predicts that the Third Track would add 14,000 jobs, $3 billion in personal income, $5.6 billion to our Gross Regional Product, 35,000 new residents, $40 million in additional sales tax revenue and $103 million in added property tax revenue.

Long Island Suicide Victim’s Family Blames Death on Hazing

The Penn State Altoona freshman from Queens will be laid to rest on LI this week.