Tag: Staten Island

Both Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel Predict Early Spring on Groundhog...

Long Island's two groundhogs were agreed with Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog of all, who all did not see their shadows, effectively predicting an early spring. New York City's Staten Island Chuck and Connecticut’s Chuckles also were in agreement. New Jersey's two groundhogs disagreed.

Malverne Mel and Holtsville Hal Predict More Winter on Groundhog Day

Due to the winter storm, Brookhaven officials cancelled the event for Holtsville Hal.

Garner Grand Jury Decision Sparks Protests, Federal Civil Rights Probe

U.S. Attorney General Eric holder said his office was awaiting the decision before announcing the probe.

No Indictment in Eric Garner’s Choke Death

A grand jury empaneled in Staten Island has declined to indict an NYPD officer in connection with the chokehold death of Eric Garner, according...

Man Threatened to Blow Up Nassau Police Precinct, Cops Say

A New York City man was arrested for allegedly calling up a Nassau County police precinct, claiming to be a terrorist and threatening to...

New York 23rd State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

The Compassionate Care Act, once signed into law, would allow health practitioners to prescribe marijuana to patients with cancer or other life-threatening conditions by the end of next year—but no smoking.

Long Island Groundhogs Predict More Winter

Holtsville Hal and Malverne Mel both saw their shadows on Groundhog Day, predicting six more weeks of winter.