NY man dies speeding on a straight road
Police say a 24-year-old Queens man was killed in a fiery crash while speeding on a Long Island parkway.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Top 100 restaurants: Our critics' picks
In a year of small plates, big brews, high risks, low prices, and enough openings and closings to make so many meals out seem like yesterday's news, we're ready to reveal the class of 2014: Long Island's 100 essential restaurants.
Teaching the Internet Generation to Extract Reliable News from Onslaught of Digital Information
STONY BROOK, N.Y., July 24, 2014 - As the digital age began to forever change how news and information were transmitted, Stony Brook University School of Journalism faculty members considered the following challenge: "Could they create an educational model that would prepare the next generation of news consumers to navigate the new, emerging ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Newsday: LI to receive more Sandy aid from NY
Newsday says the state is providing about $145 million to help Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Stunning NYT Lead: U.S. Att'y Preet Bharara Just Put A Wrench In Andy Cuomo's Political Plans
Based upon a truly stunning, 7,000-word, front page lead in Wednesday's New York Times , I think it's safe to say that Wall Street's popcorn futures market is going through the roof as you read this; and for good reason.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Long Island attorney faces Israel in NY House race
Steven Labate said in a statement that he will no longer contest the results of last month's Republican primary.
Book Club: Chat with 'Beautiful Ruins' author Jess Walter
"Beautiful Ruins" by Jess Walter is the third pick in the Newsday Book Club for summer 2104.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Rock slide damages NY train tracks, halts service
Train passengers wait in lines to board buses at the Garrison train station after a rock slide on the railroad tracks between Peekskill and Garrison forced the closure of both north and southbound tracks Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Garrison, N.Y. Tumbling rocks north of New York City have damaged a stretch of train tracks in the nation's ... (more)
22 computers, worth $20K, stolen from NY school
Newsday reports Saturday detectives believe one or more suspects snuck into South Grove Elementary School by breaking a back window sometime early Friday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Los Angeles Times
N.Y. police seek link between body parts found in two towns
Hempstead and Suffolk police investigate a site in Long Island where body parts were found earlier this month.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Big Apple
"To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens"
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
LIRR commuters: Contribute to Newsday
In Jericho road construction. two lanes closed on The L.I.E./I-495 EB between X40/Jericho Tpk/NY Rt-25 and X43/South Oyster Bay Rd in Syosset In Jericho road construction.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Washington Post
Twenty-six votes could be all it takes to become mayor of this tiny New York town
Never heard of Dering Harbor, you say? That could be because the tiny village boasts only 11 full-time residents, according to the most recent census.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Long Island news, weather, traffic, schools and LIRR updates for Monday, July 7, 2014
The live coverage has concluded, but Newsday will be covering the following meeting tonight.
The Modesto Bee
In tiny NY village, 26 votes could mean victory
Newsday reports that two elections in Dering Harbor are headed to overtime Tuesday after a pair of 25-25 ties.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
With retirements at hand, experts expect rise in demand for new teachers
Jane Ashdown, Dean of the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education at Adelphi University, on Thursday, June 26, 2014.