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Weather enthusiasts are invited to visit an open house Sunday at the National Weather Service office for a behind-the-scenes look at how forecasters work in these days of Doppler radar and sophisticated computer models. Attendees also will hear about a Bridgehampton farmer who'll be recognized for his eight decades of service as a volunteer observer for the weather service. Richard...Read more »
Supervisor Kate Murray announced Tuesday that Hempstead Town is accepting entries for its ninth Seaside Spectacular Collectors Car Show on Sept. 20.
The show will feature cars, awards, live music and gifts for participants from noon to 4 p.m. at Town Park Point Lookout, town officials said. Collector car check-in is from 10 a.m. to noon.
There is no charge for spectators, and parking...Read more »
Brookhaven Town workers for the second time in less than a week have demolished a badly burned home and issued a violation against the bank that owns the property.
The latest residence, on Association Road in Bellport, was knocked to the ground on Sunday, having sustained extensive damage in a 2013 fire.
The bank that owns the home was issued a violation for having an unsecured building,...Read more »
We've wrapped the live Long Island Now post for Tuesday, July 22, 2014, but here's a look at the stories we've been following today.
Plus, Newsday will be covering this meeting tonight.
HOOKAH LOUNGES. The Glen Cove City Council will hold a hearing and vote on a hookah lounge ban at its meeting Tuesday night at 7:30 at City Hall, 9 Glen St. The council also is to vote on creating...Read more »
Old Town Road to close for repaving
A portion of Old Town Road in Setauket will be closed for two nights this week for a repaving project.
The road will be closed from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday between State Route 347 and Sheep Pasture Road, said Frank Petrignani, a spokesman for Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel Losquadro.
Old Town Road will...Read more »
Former Secretary of State and Sen. Hillary Clinton will host a booksigning Aug. 6 at Book Revue in downtown Huntington.
The former first lady is on her book tour while she weighs a possible runfor president in 2016. She will be signing her book, "Hard Choices," from6 to 8 p.m. at the book store located at 313 New York Ave.
Book Revue is giving a limited number of tickets with each purchase...Read more »
Good afternoon, Long Islanders, and welcome to another workweek.
We've closed down our live blog for Monday, July 21, 2014.
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TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT
SOUTHERN STATE PARKWAY. One lane will be closed between Exit 39 and Exit 46 for road...Read more »
Long Island athletes are vying to be on the cover of Runner’s World.
Among them is Alex Schneider, 24, of Great Neck, who finished the 2013 New York City Marathon at 3 hours, 14 minutes and 36 seconds, which was a personal best.
He developed his love for running as a teen when he joined the Rolling Thunder Special Needs program. Schneider has autism.
It was there that he developed...Read more »
Billy Joel holds numerous titles -- Grammy Award winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Kennedy Center honoree, to name a few. But now he can add another feather in his cap. He's about as Long Island as it gets.
Joel beat out bagels, Jones Beach, Billy Crystal, "The Long Island Medium" and 59 other iconic local places, celebrities, foods and activities in Newsday's "That's SO Long Island"...Read more »
Cellphone drive would aid soldiers
Suffolk County Legis. William R. Spencer has teamed up with the nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers, and is asking Huntington residents to help troops call home by donating old cellphones.
The drive ends on Aug. 15, and there are several drop-off points in town.“This is a wonderful opportunity to thank a soldier for ... selfless act...Read more »