The Johnny Appleseed of Sugar Kelp

The quest of a Long Island seaweed farmer to make kelp the next kale.

#agriculture-and-farming, #global-warming, #long-island-ny, #new-york-state, #peconic-estuary-ny, #seaweed

Vacationers Turned the Hamptons Into a Year-Round Home. Business Followed.

The operators and owners of businesses that have expanded or opened new locations in the summer resort towns talked about why they made the move.

#amagansett-ny, #bridgehampton-ny, #douglas-elliman-real-estate, #east-hampton-ny, #hamptons-ny, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #long-island-ny, #montauk-ny, #new-york-university-langone-health, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-commercial, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #relocation-of-business, #southampton-ny, #summer-season, #weill-cornell-medical-college, #westhampton-ny

Mike Bossy, Hall of Famer on Champion Islander Teams, Dies at 65

He led the N.H.L. in goals twice as his team won four consecutive Stanley Cups in the early ’80s, but he felt it never got the recognition it deserved.

#bossy-mike, #deaths-obituaries, #hockey-ice, #long-island-ny, #montreal-quebec, #national-hockey-league, #new-york-islanders

Chinese Officer Charged With Harassing N.Y. Congressional Candidate

Yan Xiong, a Chinese dissident who immigrated to America and is now a political candidate on Long Island, was targeted by an agent of the Chinese government, federal prosecutors said.

#chinese-americans, #justice-department, #long-island-ny, #politics-and-government

Warehouses Transform N.Y.C. Neighborhoods as E-Commerce Booms

The region is home to the largest concentration of online shoppers in the country. The facilities, key to delivering packages on time, are reshaping neighborhoods.

#amazon-com-inc, #building-construction, #connecticut, #delivery-services, #e-commerce, #long-island-ny, #new-jersey, #new-york-city, #northeastern-states-us, #real-estate-commercial, #red-hook-brooklyn-ny, #shopping-and-retail, #supply-chain, #united-parcel-service-inc, #warehouses

Behind the Entenmann’s Cellophane, a Slice of Long Island Life

The passing of a founding baker reminds our writer of what the brand meant, and still does, in its birthplace — banana crunch, polysorbate 60 and all.

#bakeries-and-baked-products, #bimbo-bakeries-usa, #cakes, #entenmann-charles-e-1929-2022, #entenmanns, #long-island-ny

Why Does the Demolition of a Marcel Breuer House Matter?

The Geller house embodied the optimistic, now-vanished values of postwar suburbia: technological progress and a lifestyle built around children’s needs.

#architecture, #breuer-marcel, #demolition, #docomomo-us, #geller-house, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #long-island-ny, #museum-of-modern-art

Scandal on a Wealthy Island: A Priest, a Murder and a Mystery

The Rev. Canon Paul Wancura led a quiet, privileged life. But after his shocking death, a sexual abuse allegation followed.

#episcopal-church, #episcopal-diocese-of-long-island, #long-island-ny, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #priests, #shelter-island-ny

Long Island Nurses Accused of Making $1.5 Million in Fake Vaccine Card Scheme

The nurses sold fake vaccination cards and entered false information into New York’s immunization database.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #frauds-and-swindling, #long-island-ny, #nursing-and-nurses

A Frenetic Housing Market in the Suburbs, and Then a Cooling Off

By late summer, many real estate agents in the New York suburbs began to notice that the ‘crazy bidding wars’ weren’t happening quite as often.

#fairfield-conn, #hastings-on-hudson-ny, #larchmont-ny, #litchfield-conn, #long-island-ny, #manhasset-ny, #montclair-nj, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #westchester-county-ny

Teva Pharmaceuticals Found Liable in Landmark Opioid Trial

The case was the first of its kind, targeting every point of the prescription opioid supply chain, from manufacturers to pharmacy chains that filled prescriptions.

#allergan-inc, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #central-islip-ny, #compensation-for-damages-law, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #johnsonjohnson, #long-island-ny, #nassau-county-ny, #new-york-state, #opioids-and-opiates, #suffolk-county-ny, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #teva-pharmaceutical-industries-ltd

School District Investigates Claims of Longtime Sexual Misconduct by Teachers

Six teachers from Babylon High School have been placed on leave as the investigation continues and alumnae come forward with claims.

#ahearn-laura-a, #babylon-ny, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #education-k-12, #long-island-ny, #police-department-suffolk-county-ny, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #statutes-of-limitations, #teachers-and-school-employees

Storm Batters Long Island With Hail and Prompts Rare Tornado Warnings

A fast-moving storm affected New York City, Long Island and New Jersey, leaving in its wake uprooted trees and some power failures.

#long-island-ny, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #tornadoes, #weather

Offered a Chance to Reinvent Policing, Minneapolis Opts for What It Knows

Around the country, local elections suggested that voters were rejecting the most sweeping calls to reinvent law enforcement.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #long-island-ny, #minneapolis-minn, #police, #police-department-minneapolis-minn, #police-reform

N.Y. Democrats Assess Losses to Republicans: ‘This Was a Shellacking’

While Eric Adams easily won the New York City mayor’s race, Republicans made inroads across New York, from bedroom communities on Long Island to City Council races in Queens and Brooklyn.

#brannan-justin-l, #brooklyn-nyc, #democratic-party, #elections-city-councils, #long-island-ny, #nassau-county-ny, #new-york-city, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #republican-party

Fetty Wap Is Arrested on Federal Drug Charges at Citi Field

The rapper, who had been set to perform at the Rolling Loud music festival, will be arraigned on Long Island on Friday afternoon.

#drug-abuse-and-traffic, #long-island-ny, #maxwell-willie-fetty-wap, #rap-and-hip-hop, #rolling-loud

Woman Becomes a Cop After Being Shot by Her Jail Guard Boyfriend

Katrina Brownlee was abused, shot and left for dead. Told she’d never walk again, she went on to have a 20-year career with the N.Y.P.D.

#bedford-stuyvesant-brooklyn-ny, #de-blasio-bill, #long-island-ny, #police, #police-department-nyc, #suffolk-county-ny

An Island of Off-the-Grid Homes, Just 50 Miles from Times Square

On Oak Island, where ‘doing it yourself’ is basically the only option, residents have their own version of Brigadoon.

#babylon-ny, #great-south-bay, #long-island-ny, #oak-island-ny, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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