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  1. Love Story: Neil and Eileen Mary Fenton, JamesportRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    Neil and Eileen Fenton of Jamesport, who celebrate their 48th wedding anniversary today, returned to the Irish American Society in Mineola in October 2014 to celebrate their first dance there 50 years ago. Photo Credit: Fenton family Neil and Eileen Fenton of Jamesport, who celebrate their 48th wedding anniversary today, returned to the Irish American Society in Mineola in October 2014 to celebrate their first dance there 50 years ago.

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  2. Simon calls off $16.8B bid for Macerich to create mall colossusRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    Simon Property Group Inc., which owns Roosevelt Field and other LI malls, called off its hostile $16.8 billion takeover bid for Macerich, which would have tied together two of the nation's largest mall operators. Photo Credit: Yana Paskova Simon Property Group Inc., which owns Roosevelt Field and other LI malls, called off its hostile $16.8 billion takeover bid for Macerich, which would have tied together two of the nation's largest mall operators.

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  3. Police: Queens man arrested in theft of vehicle in Bellerose TerraceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    An alert officer canvassing the neighborhood after discovering a stolen Honda Civic stripped and abandoned on a street in Bellerose Terrace on Monday saw a man working on a similar car in a garage bay and contacted detectives, who conducted a surveillance -- and arrested the suspect. Nassau County police said Lekhram Karim, 20, of 90-35 195th Place, Jamaica, Queens, was arrested at 2:29 p.m.... An alert officer canvassing the neighborhood after discovering a stolen Honda Civic stripped and abandoned on a street in Bellerose Terrace on Monday saw a man working on a similar car in a garage bay and contacted detectives, who conducted a surveillance -- and arrested the suspect.

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  4. Source: Chris Mullin to be next St. John's coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Chris Mullin looks on during halftime of the 2011 national championship game of the NCAA Tournament at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Ronald Martinez Former St. John's star Chris Mullin has accepted his alma mater's offer to return to Queens as coach of the men's basketball team he once led to the Final Four in 1985, Newsday has confirmed.

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  5. Brentwood residents take concerns on proposed scrap metal yard to public hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Newsday

    Residents have voiced concerns over a proposed scrap metal processing center that could bring as many as 100 trucks carrying 350 tons of materials daily through a Brentwood neighborhood. Comments from about 16 elected officials and neighbors of the site led to a two-hour-long public hearing Thursday night.

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  6. Passenger service urged in rail freight improvement bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Newsday

    A series of Port Authority options for improving rail freight to and from Long Island should be broadened to include passenger service, a key planning group says. Adding passenger service would link parts of Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx that are now underserved by city subways, and would create transfer points with the Long Island Rail Road, according to the Regional Plan Association.

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  7. Nassau jury again convicts Queens man of murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Newsday

    For a second time, a Nassau County jury has convicted Sandino Campbell, 28, of Jamaica, Queens of murder for fatally shooting a man who tried to dance with his girlfriend at an Elmont nightclub. For a second time, a Nassau County jury has convicted Sandino Campbell, 28, of Jamaica, Queens of murder for fatally shooting a man who tried to dance with his girlfriend at an Elmont nightclub.

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  8. Police: Husband sold heroin to cop with wife, daughter in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Newsday

    Reese R. Russell, 25, and his wife Viktoriia Russell, 23, both of St. Albans, Queens, were arrested on Wednesday night, March 25, 2015, after the couple brought their toddler to a drug deal in which the husband sold heroin to an undercover officer, police said. Photo Credit: NCPD Reese R. Russell, 25, and his wife Viktoriia Russell, 23, both of St. Albans, Queens, were arrested on Wednesday night, March 25, 2015, after the couple brought their toddler to a drug deal in which the husband sold heroin to an undercover officer, police said.

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  9. Now singing Sinatra at the food market: Tony DellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Newsday

    Vocalist Tony Della was surprised when nine years ago he was offered the chance to become the house singer at some of Long Island's Uncle Giuseppe's Marketplace locations. On Feb. 14, 2015, he spoke about how he has cultivated a following of customers who will spend extra time in the stores to hear him sing a few favorites.

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  10. Commuters beware: Fares set to rise on NYC's mass transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Newsday

    Commuters, brace yourselves: The price of traveling on New York City's mass transit system is about to get even steeper. Fare increases will kick in across the board Sunday on the city's subways, buses, commuter trains, bridges and tunnels, part of a series of fare increases in recent years built into the cash-strapped Metropolitan Transportation Authority's budget.

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  11. FDNY to spend $50 million for women's facilities at 47 firehousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newsday

    New York City firefighter Sarinya Srisakul speaks about her work in the FDNY on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at a Manhattan fire house. Photo Credit: AP / Craig Ruttle The FDNY is planning to spend $50 million to finish installing facilities for women firefighters in the 47 firehouses that still accommodate only men, the fire commissioner testified Tuesday.

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  12. Police: Pedestrian hit, injured in Lake GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newsday

    Police said Harold Edelman, of Medford, was struck by a 2012 Nissan Cube as he was walking on Route 347, Nesconset Highway, near Hallock Road at about 11:15 p.m. Police said Harold Edelman, of Medford, was struck by a 2012 Nissan Cube as he was walking on Route 347, Nesconset Highway, near Hallock Road at about 11:15 p.m. He had "serious head injuries and was transported by ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital where he is listed in critical condition," according to a news release. The driver, Julie Chung, 38, of Oakland Gardens, Queens, was not injured.

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  13. Schumer calls for FAA to approve MacArthur Airport master plan after year's delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Newsday

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer urged the Federal Aviation Administration on March 23, 2015, to finally approve Long Island MacArthur Airport's plan to extend a second runway by 2,000 feet, in order to help improve safety for flyers, retain carriers and attract new ones. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer urged the Federal Aviation Administration on March 23, 2015, to finally approve Long Island MacArthur Airport's plan to extend a second runway by 2,000 feet, in order to help improve safety for flyers, retain carriers and attract new ones.

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  14. Cosmos soccer team, other builders tire of waiting for decision on Belmont propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Newsday

    More than two years after the New York Cosmos proposed a 25,000-seat soccer stadium, hotel and retail complex at Belmont Park, inaction by state officials has prompted the team to consider alternative locations for the $400 million privately funded project. In February 2013, the Cosmos and three developers, who proposed retail and recreation complexes, made presentations to the Empire State... More than two years after the New York Cosmos proposed a 25,000-seat soccer stadium, hotel and retail complex at Belmont Park, inaction by state officials has prompted the team to consider alternative locations for the $400 million privately funded project.

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  15. NYC Council to decide on letting noncitizens vote in local electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Newsday

    New York City Council Member Daniel Dromm speaks during the PFLAG National Memorial for founder Jeanne Manford at The Church of the Village on April 3, 2013 in New York City. Photo Credit: Getty Images / D. Dipasupil The City Council is drafting legislation to let noncitizens vote in New York City's municipal elections, a move that could bolster the clout of recent immigrants in races across the five boroughs.

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  16. NYPD: Man found in car with fatal gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Newsday

    Police responding to a call of a shooting found a man with a fatal gunshot wound in a car parked on a Queens street. Authorities arrived at the scene on Edsall Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday.

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  17. Brooklyn mourns after house fire kills 7 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Newsday

    A flower arrangement rests at the scene of a house fire that killed seven children yesterday in the Midwood neighborhood in Brooklyn on March 22, 2015. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kena Betancur A community stricken with grief over the loss of seven children in a house fire Saturday morning converged on a Brooklyn funeral home Sunday to mourn what many said was an unfathomable loss.

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  18. Steve Lavin makes case for extension at St. John'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Newsday

    The honeymoon was sweet when Steve Lavin left ESPN and returned to the bench to take over a fading St. John's basketball program in 2010. He turned the 10 seniors Norm Roberts left behind into an NCAA team, and he built on that success by bringing the nation's third-ranked recruiting class to the campus in Queens.

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  19. Fare hikes to hit SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newsday

    The riding public is again being asked to cough up more to run New York's transportation system with a round of fare hikes that will hit Sunday. For the eighth time in 10 years, the cost of a subway and bus ride will go up, with single rides going to $2.75 from $2.50; monthly unlimited cards increasing to $116.50 from $112; and weekly passes going to $31 from $30.

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  20. Officials: Angry at eviction, tenant set NY fire that hurt 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Newsday

    Authorities say a tenant angry about being evicted set a fire in his Queens home that spread to seven surrounding houses, injuring nine people and displacing dozens. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro says Luis Lopez was arrested Friday, two days after the fast-moving blaze in Queens.

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