Long Island Man Targeted Latino Immigrants for Attack, Police Say

The authorities said the 19-year-old man chose victims at gathering places for day laborers.

#assaults, #brookhaven-ny, #day-laborers, #farmingville-ny, #hate-crimes, #immigration-and-emigration, #long-island-ny, #lucero-marcelo, #national-day-laborer-organizing-network, #patchogue-ny, #suffolk-county-ny

Fiancé Is a ‘Person of Interest’ in the Disappearance of Gabrielle Petito

Gabrielle Petito and her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, left on July 2 for an adventure in their outfitted van. Now, the police say, she is missing and her fiancé is “a person of interest” in her disappearance.

#federal-bureau-of-investigation, #florida, #grand-teton-national-park-wyo, #instagram-inc, #laundrie-brian, #long-island-ny, #missing-persons, #petito-gabrielle, #police-department-nyc, #utah

County I.T. Supervisor Mined Bitcoin at the Office, Prosecutors Say

Christopher Naples is accused of hiding 46 devices used for mining cryptocurrency in Suffolk County offices, costing the county thousands of dollars in electricity.

#bitcoin-currency, #computers-and-the-internet, #long-island-ny, #robberies-and-thefts, #virtual-currency

New York City Shuts Train Service as Ida Barrels Through Region

About 200 people were rescued from a train near Newark Airport on Wednesday night as heavy rains and flooding shut down major train routes.

#delays-transportation, #floods, #hurricane-ida-2021, #long-island-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #metro-north-commuter-railroad, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #new-jersey-transit, #new-york-city, #new-york-city-transit-authority, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #newark-liberty-international-airport-nj, #subways, #transit-systems

The Cocaine Was Laced With Fentanyl. Now 6 Are Dead From Overdoses.

The deaths over three days in Suffolk County reflect a dangerous shift in the street-drug marketplace, according to police and prosecutors.

#cocaine-and-crack-cocaine, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drug-policy-alliance, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #fentanyl, #long-island-ny, #naloxone-drug, #opioids-and-opiates, #southold-ny

The Cocaine Was Laced With Fentanyl. Now Six Are Dead From Overdoses.

The deaths over three days in Suffolk County reflect a dangerous shift in the street-drug marketplace, according to police and prosecutors.

#cocaine-and-crack-cocaine, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drug-policy-alliance, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #fentanyl, #long-island-ny, #naloxone-drug, #opioids-and-opiates, #southold-ny

Benoit Paire Loses, But Scores a Victory Just by Playing

Last year the French player missed the tournament after a positive Covid-19 test kept him confined to his hotel room. Even after a first-round loss, Paire felt free.

#flushing-meadows-munich-germany-hotel, #long-island-ny, #paire-benoit, #simon-gilles, #tennis, #united-states-open-tennis

Long Island and New England Prepare for Rare Hurricane Strike

As Hurricane Henri approached the region, New York City prepared to shut down city beaches, and Boston erected flood barriers around its most vulnerable subway station.

#connecticut, #evacuations-and-evacuees, #fire-island-ny, #floods, #hurricane-henri-2021, #long-island-ny, #new-england-states-us, #new-york-state, #rhode-island

A Fourth of July Symbol of Unity That May No Longer Unite

In a Long Island town, neighbors now make assumptions, true and sometimes false, about people who conspicuously display American flags.

#flags-emblems-and-insignia, #greenport-suffolk-county-ny, #independence-day-us-july-4, #long-island-ny, #new-york-state, #north-fork-ny, #old-glory, #pledge-of-allegiance, #polls-and-public-opinion, #united-states-politics-and-government

An Opioid Case Like No Other: New York vs the Entire Supply Chain

New York’s sweeping lawsuit is the first opioid case in which a jury rather than a judge will decide the outcome.

#amerisourcebergen-corp, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #johnsonjohnson, #long-island-ny, #mckesson-corporation, #new-york-state, #opioids-and-opiates, #oxycontin-drug, #purdue-pharma, #sackler-family, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #teva-pharmaceutical-industries-ltd, #walgreen-co

The L.I.R.R. Only Works If Long Island Gets Affordable Housing

To justify its big investment in the L.I.R.R., New York needs to force Long Island communities to make room for more housing.

#affordable-housing, #income-inequality, #long-island-ny, #long-island-rail-road-co, #nassau-county-ny, #new-york-state, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #transit-systems, #zoning

There Are Jobs in the Hamptons. If Only Workers Could Afford The Rent.

Unable to staff shifts, some restaurants and shops, already reeling from lockdown closures, are suspending service during the lucrative summer season.

#affordable-housing, #almond-bridgehampton-ny-restaurant, #bobby-vans, #bridgehampton-ny, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #douglas-elliman-real-estate, #hamptons-ny, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #long-island-ny, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #restaurants, #summer-season

The Taste of Summer

An old-school French recipe for a classic American fish: fluke.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #french-food-cuisine, #long-island-ny, #recipes, #seafood

Their Daily Miracle: Getting 8 Tons of Food to the Needy, Every Day

An army of “food rescuers” in New York try to make the best of an inherently wasteful grocery system.

#brooklyn-nyc, #food-banks-and-pantries, #food-insecurity, #long-island-ny, #philanthropy, #queens-nyc, #soup-kitchens, #volunteers-and-community-service

The Art-Filled Studios Gertrude Whitney Left Behind

The sculptor, who founded the Whitney Museum, created her own art in studios on Long Island and in Greenwich Village. The future of both is uncertain.

#art, #chanler-robert-winthrop, #content-type-personal-profile, #cushing-howard-gardiner, #greenwich-village-manhattan-ny, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #long-island-ny, #old-westbury-ny, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #restoration-and-renovation, #sculpture, #whitney-museum-of-american-art, #whitney-gertrude-vanderbilt

The Case of Long Island’s Disappearing Brood X Cicadas

The insect cohort known as Brood X may not emerge on Long Island, a sign of humanity’s effects on even nature’s most reliable periodic events.

#cicadas-insects, #environment, #long-island-ny, #research, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

Bob Baffert Barred From Belmont Stakes by NY Racing Officials

The Hall of Fame trainer was already under suspension at Churchill Downs, where he won his seventh Kentucky Derby before his horse failed a drug test.

#american-pharoah-race-horse, #baffert-bob, #baltimore-md, #belmont-park, #belmont-stakes, #churchill-downs-inc, #doping-sports, #horse-racing, #justify-race-horse, #kentucky-derby, #long-island-ny, #new-york-racing-assn, #preakness-stakes, #saratoga-race-course, #triple-crown-horse-racing

At Stony Brook, a Lacrosse Powerhouse Built of Overlooked Recruits

“We’re going to show them what they missed,” Coach Joe Spallina says of Stony Brook’s ability to compete with Division I heavyweights in women’s lacrosse.

#coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #lacrosse, #long-island-ny, #ncaa-lacrosse-championships, #spallina-joe, #stony-brook-university

10 New York State Wines to Drink Now

Here are top-tier bottles from producers in the Finger Lakes and Long Island, regions that deserve more respect than they receive.

#finger-lakes-region-ny, #long-island-ny, #wines

We Need an Infrastructure Package for Nature

The long-term needs of ecosystems should come before our knee-jerk demands to get back to life.

#animals, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #birds, #commuting, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #environment, #flowers-and-plants, #infrastructure-public-works, #land-use-policies, #long-island-ny, #roads-and-traffic, #transit-systems, #united-states

Orient, N.Y.: A Historic Hamlet With a Low-Key Reputation

Once called ‘the place old people go to visit their parents,’ the North Fork community now skews younger, with a new generation moving in.

#long-island-ny, #orient-ny, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #southold-ny, #suffolk-county-ny

Biden Administration Announces a Major Offshore Wind Plan

The White House said the program could create tens of thousands of new jobs while moving the country toward clean energy

#alternative-and-renewable-energy, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #bureau-of-ocean-energy-management-regulation-and-enforcement, #energy-and-power, #fishing-commercial, #global-warming, #greenhouse-gas-emissions, #long-island-ny, #new-jersey, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wind-power

Suffolk County, Where Police Call the Shots

Fiscal conservatives and liberal activists both want to curb the power of police unions in Suffolk County. Can they do it?

#bellone-steven, #black-lives-matter-movement, #budgets-and-budgeting, #burke-james-1964, #collective-bargaining, #long-island-ny, #organized-labor, #peoples-plan, #police, #police-reform, #spota-thomas-j

How to Vaccinate Homebound Seniors? Take the Shots to Them.

Millions of older Americans, chronically ill and trapped at home, pose a big challenge to inoculation efforts. Doctors are on it.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doctors, #elder-care, #long-island-ny, #northwell-health, #nursing-and-nurses, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-science

I Brought My Mother Home to Ireland

Near the lichen-mottled bottom of the family headstone, a single new line appears in the slate gray.

#cemeteries, #families-and-family-life, #galway-ireland, #ireland, #long-island-ny

Suburban Home Sales Soar in the New York Region

Lines of cars at open houses and multiple offers above the asking price, often all cash, have become a regular occurrence.

#connecticut, #long-island-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #new-jersey, #new-york-city, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #westchester-county-ny

Doctor Who Prescribed Pain Pills Is Charged With 5 Counts of Murder

The prosecution on Long Island is one of several across the nation that seek to hold doctors criminally accountable for opioid-related deaths.

#drug-abuse-and-traffic, #george-blatti, #long-island-ny, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #nassau-county-ny, #opioids-and-opiates, #oxycontin-drug, #pain-relieving-drugs, #press-democrat, #singas-madeline

Sourdough on Shabbat? Inside the City’s Kosher Food Revolution

Young observant Jews are stretching the boundaries of traditional cuisine.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #jews-and-judaism, #kosher-foods-and-products, #lawrence-ny, #long-island-ny, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

Wreckage of T.W.A. Flight 800 to Be Destroyed Years After Explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board said it no longer needed to use a reconstruction of the plane brought down in one of the deadliest crashes in U.S. history.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #boeing-company, #long-island-ny, #national-transportation-safety-board, #trans-world-airlines-twa

Bellport, N.Y.: A Village With Extraordinary Privileges

What does it mean to own property there? For starters, automatic membership in the country club and ferry rides to an exclusive beach on Fire Island.

#bellport-ny, #fire-island-ny, #long-island-ny, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #suffolk-county-ny

How a Strangely Shaped Summer House Revived One Artist’s Practice

In the aftermath of loss, Jason Bard Yarmosky sought refuge within an unusual 1950s home on the shore of Long Island — and found both respite and inspiration.

#architecture, #art, #content-type-personal-profile, #geller-andrew-1924-2011, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #long-island-ny, #yarmosky-jason-bard

Robert Maraj, Father of Nicki Minaj, Is Killed in Hit and Run, Police Say

He died at a hospital on Saturday after being struck on Friday evening in Mineola, N.Y., on Long Island, the authorities said.

#deaths-obituaries, #hit-and-run-drivers, #long-island-ny, #minaj-nicki, #mineola-ny, #robert-maraj

‘I Am Blown Away’: Strangers Are Helping Strangers Get Vaccinated

After snagging appointments for themselves or their parents, some New Yorkers have joined a growing movement to assist others.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #long-island-ny, #new-york-city, #vaccination-and-immunization, #volunteers-and-community-service

Ticket Brokers Agree to Pay Millions in Scalping Settlements

The settlements are the first enforcement actions brought under the Better Online Ticket Sales Act, which was designed to prevent brokers from buying large numbers of tickets.

#cartisim-corp, #computers-and-the-internet, #concert-specials-inc, #e-commerce, #federal-trade-commission, #just-in-time-tickets-inc, #justice-department, #long-island-ny, #music, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #ticket-scalping

Edward Burns Returns to Long Island with ‘Bridge and Tunnel’

Set in a 1980s version of his hometown, the filmmaker’s new Epix series captures the post-college period when “you’re not quite an adult but no longer a kid,” he said.

#actors-and-actresses, #bridge-and-tunnel-tv-program, #burns-edward, #content-type-personal-profile, #epix, #long-island-ny, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #television

New Yorkers Who Fled Virus Are Returning Home, Warily

Tens of thousands of New Yorkers left the city when the pandemic struck and spent months living elsewhere. What did they learn?

#brooklyn-nyc, #families-and-family-life, #long-island-ny, #lynchburg-va, #new-jersey, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Sandra Lindsay, the First to Be Vaccinated, Hopes to Persuade Skeptics

Sandra Lindsay, a nurse at a Queens hospital, was the first person in the United States to be vaccinated. She wanted to “inspire people who look like me.”

#black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hospitals, #long-island-ny, #new-york-state, #northwell-health, #nursing-and-nurses, #queens-nyc, #sandra-lindsay, #vaccination-and-immunization

A Gym Is Where You Work Out. Everything Else Is Optional.

Forced to close its physical location because of the pandemic, a Long Island gym has adapted to its members’ settings and abilities, creating an entirely new type of fitness community.

#content-type-personal-profile, #diet-and-nutrition, #exercise, #guerrero-dennis-1990, #health-clubs, #home-fitness, #long-island-ny, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #videophones-and-videoconferencing

Police Break Up 400-Person Party at Long Island Mansion

Flouting the state’s pandemic restrictions on gatherings, hundreds of people flocked to a castle-like estate in Brookhaven on Sunday night.

#brookhaven-ny, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #long-island-ny, #parties-social, #police-department-suffolk-county-ny, #quarantines

Even Without Peter King, G.O.P. Retains His House Seat in New York

Andrew Garbarino, a Republican state assemblyman, defeated Jackie Gordon, overcoming a Democratic edge in voter enrollment.

#democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #garbarino-andrew, #gordon-jackie, #king-peter-t, #long-island-ny, #new-york-state, #united-states-politics-and-government

Cuomo Blames de Blasio as Strains Mount Over N.Y. Democrats’ Showing

New York State Republicans used images of boarded-up businesses and of Mayor Bill de Blasio to persuade voters to vote for their candidates.

#democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #elections-state-legislature, #long-island-ny, #new-york-state, #new-york-state-democratic-committee, #politics-and-government, #republican-party

Trump’s Weakened Hold on Long Island Leaves King, Zeldin Seats at Risk

Peter King is leaving Congress, and Lee Zeldin could be vulnerable. The elections in the two districts will be “a referendum on Trump,” a strategist said.

#democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #garbarino-andrew, #gordon-jackie, #goroff-nancy, #house-of-representatives, #king-peter-t, #long-island-ny, #new-york-state, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #suffolk-county-ny, #zeldin-lee-m

Trump’s Weakened Hold on Long Island Puts 2 G.O.P. House Seats at Risk

Peter King is leaving Congress, and Lee Zeldin could be vulnerable. The elections in the two districts will be “a referendum on Trump,” a strategist said.

#democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #garbarino-andrew, #gordon-jackie, #goroff-nancy, #house-of-representatives, #king-peter-t, #long-island-ny, #new-york-state, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #suffolk-county-ny, #zeldin-lee-m

Facing 200 Abuse Claims, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre Seeks Bankruptcy

The move by the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island came after numerous lawsuits were filed under the Child Victims Act.

#bankruptcies, #barres-john-o, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #long-island-ny, #new-york-child-victims-act-2019, #roman-catholic-church, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil

On Long Island, a Beachfront Haven for Black Families

In the 1930s, a group of trailblazing African-Americans bought plots for themselves in Sag Harbor, establishing a close-knit community that’s spanned multiple generations.

#2020-t-design, #black-people, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #long-island-ny, #race-and-ethnicity, #sag-harbor-ny, #sag-harbor-hills-ny

A Narnia-Inspired Design, on Long Island

A guesthouse remodel is helped by a passion for reading, in particular an escapist book series. Step into the wardrobe, please.

#art, #books-and-literature, #design, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #long-island-ny

The Gilgo Beach Murders Were a Cold Case. Then a New Police Chief Arrived.

After a decade of little movement in a series of killings on Long Island, a new sense of urgency.

#federal-bureau-of-investigation, #forensic-science, #genealogy, #gilgo-beach-ny, #ill-be-gone-in-the-dark-one-womans-obsessive-search-for-the-golden-state-killer-book, #long-island-ny, #lost-girls-movie, #lost-girls-an-unsolved-american-mystery-book, #mcnamara-michelle-1970-2016, #police-department-suffolk-county-ny, #serial-murders, #sex-crimes

This Island Has No Bridges. Can It Survive With No Ferries?

On Shelter Island, private ferries are the only way to reach the mainland. With a greatly reduced tourist season, they might be out of business soon.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #ferries, #fire-island-ferries-inc, #long-island-ny

Drones, Hooks and Blood: Secrets of the Shark Fishermen of Long Island

‘I don’t want to encourage other people to do this.’

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #environmental-conservation-department-nys, #fishing-sport, #long-island-ny, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #sharks

Suburban Home Sales Boom as People Move Out of N.Y.C.

Buyers worried about the health risks of living in packed urban neighborhoods seek the space and land the city can’t provide.

#billie-jean-king-national-tennis-center, #brooklyn-nyc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dowse-michael-sports-executive, #long-island-ny, #maplewood-nj, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #suburban-life, #suburbs, #tennis, #united-states-open-tennis, #united-states-tennis-assn