December 30, 2012
Hurricane devastates LI’s shorelines; reconstruction and fortification begin in earnest.
(Long Island, NY) In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, whose November passing has caused untold millions of dollars in damage to Long Island, local officials have been slowly outlining their plans for rebuilding; targeted in particular for this difficult process are LI’s ravaged shorelines, hit hardest by […]
Four Additional Long Island Railroad Retirees Plead Guilty in Connection with Disability Fraud Scheme
December 30, 2012
(Long Island, N.Y.) On December 28, 2012, Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that former Long Island Railroad (LIRR) employees Thomas Delalla, Frank Plaia, Sharon Falloon, and Kevin Nugent pled guilty to federal charges in connection with their participation in an alleged massive fraud scheme in […]
December 28, 2012
(from the left) 4Dem, So Tiri and Jose Batista at the Grand Opening of Dream Maker Studio in Bohemia, NY.
(Long Island, N.Y.) – Dream Maker Studio in Bohemia recently held its Grand Opening with a spirited event celebrating the entrepreneurial dreams of its founders Mark and Patricia Kaspiev. Dream Maker Studio founders and staff welcomed […]
December 28, 2012
Freezin’ for a Reason event to raise money for Camp Sunshine, a one-of-a-kind retreat in Maine for children with life-threatening diseases and their families
(Coney Island, N.Y.) The Coney Island Polar Dip to benefit Camp Sunshine, set for 1 p.m. on Tuesday at Riegelmann Boardwalk in Brooklyn, is an ideal New Year’s Day activity for family […]
December 27, 2012
Six-Year-Old Girl shot in face a year ago; operation to help her to breathe normally again
(Long Island, NY) After being shot in the face a year ago in her native village in Afghanistan by Taliban insurgents, six-year-old Marzieh was flown to South Nassau Communities Hospital on Long Island this past week to undergo an extensive and successful […]
December 24, 2012
Seminar Given for School Officials in Wake of Newtown Tragedy
(Long Island, NY) Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, in conjunction with the Nassau County Police Department, will be hosting their fourth Active Shooter Seminar on January 7th at 9:00 a.m. at Adelphi University. The event is open for all private and public schools, as well as […]
December 21, 2012
“Some of Nesmith’s Blues” Tribute Volume One by Various Artists Available Christmas Day
(Brooklyn, N.Y.) – This Holiday Season, Lee Diamond (of the New York based rock band Shock Radar) has teamed up with other like minded “Nez-ficionados” to offer a gift to the world; a FREE musical tribute compilation to the songs of […]
December 18, 2012
Hoping for a white Christmas and a dry New Year’s Eve? Here’s your actual chances
(Long Island, N.Y.) Samantha Borisoff is a climatologist in Cornell University’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science and at the NOAA-supported Northeast Regional Climate Center. She examined 50 years of weather data and calculated the chances for a white Christmas and a dry New Year’s Eve […]
December 16, 2012
School districts and police ramp up security measures amid fears of local residents.
Adam Lanza, posing for a photo for the technology club in the Newtown High School yearbook.
(Long Island, NY) The Sandy Hook School Shooting, which tragically took place on December 14, 2012, saw a gunman kill 26 victims, including twenty children and six adult […]
December 12, 2012
John Moyer (Disturbed, Adrenaline Mob) Set to Take Reigns on New Production
(New York, N.Y.) After ripping up the Tri-State area over the past year with high profile performances opening for such acts as 12 Stones and Evans Blue, the Long Beach, NY based hard rock band Terra Stigma have announced today that they will be […]