Tag: The Daily

The Weekender: 5 Things to Do on Long Island This Weekend

From meditating to running and making wine to donating food, check out these five things to do on Long Island this weekend.

Long Island Pot Sales Opt-out Idea Gains Steam, Lacks Consensus

More town and village leaders on Long Island have declared plans to opt out of allowing legalized pot shops and cannabis cafés in their communities, but there is no consensus on an island-wide ban.

Organization Honors Late NYPD Officer, 9/11 Responder from Elwood with Build-a-Rig

Build-a-Rig For Scott, a community-based nonprofit on Long Island, held a charity event to build a ceremonial unit rig in memory of the late retired NYPD Officer Scott Blackshaw, who died at age 52 in 2018 of esophageal and brain cancer related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.

Northwell Begins Vaccinating Belmont Park, UBS Arena’s Construction Workers

Northwell Health began distribution of the Covid-19 vaccinations to union workers at the Belmont Park redevelopment site on Wednesday, April 14.

NYPD Discover Dead Woman in Trunk of Car in Inwood; Four...

Four men are being questioned by police after cops found a dead woman in the trunk of the car they rode in on an Inwood street early Wednesday morning.

Bernie Madoff, Disgraced Ponzi Schemer, Dies at 82

Bernard Madoff, who was convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history, died on Wednesday in prison where he was serving a 150-year sentence, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said. He was 82.

NY Lawmakers Threaten Biden’s Infrastructure Tax Hikes Without Local Tax Break

Seventeen New York State Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday said they will not support proposed tax increases to pay for President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan unless it also rolls back a 2017 tax change that hurt high earners in some states.

Long Island Home Prices Soar With Increased Demand, Low Inventory

Homebuyers hoping to snag the house of their dreams as moving season returns on Long Island are in for a reality check as the pandemic continues to loom large over the market.

U.S. Calls for Pause on Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Vaccine

U.S. federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine after six recipients developed a rare disorder involving blood clots.

Regeneron to Seek U.S. OK for Covid-19 Antibody Cocktail to Be...

Regeneron is pursuing U.S. approval for its COVID-19 monoclonal antibody cocktail as a preventative treatment after it helped cut the risk of symptomatic infections in households where someone else is ill, the U.S. drugmaker said on Monday.