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Welcome to Monday and Newsday's Long Island Now live post for April 21, 2014.
Public and private schools across Long Island and New York City are closed today for spring recess, making for less traffic on area roads.
This post will be updated throughout the day with the latest local news, traffic and transit alerts. Scroll down to see social media posts from Newsday and its staff, or...Read more »
Thank you for visiting Newsday's LI Now live post for Friday, April 18, 2014.
Happy Easter and Passover, and while you're traveling today stay safe, as there's quite a bit of road construction going on.
(Mobile readers: Click the link below for social media updates.)
TRAFFIC & TRANSIT
NORTHERN STATE - There's construction work on the Northern State Parkway...Read more »
About 35 Girl Scouts and a few local officials and National Guard members formed a brigade in Garden City Thursday morning to load boxes of cookies onto a delivery truck bound for JFK Airport.
The cases of Savannah Smiles, Samoas, Do-Si-Dos and other Girl Scout treats were going to be added to the thousands already packed into a plane headed to the Middle East, where the cookies will be distributed...Read more »
As we wrap up Newsday's LI Now live post for Thursday, April 17, 2014, be sure to check out our local coverage below.
There's also a meeting tonight in Garden City. The village board, which meets tonight at 8 at Village Hall, 351 Stewart Ave, will consider setting aside $305,910 from its termination reserve account for termination benefits for former village administrator Robert Schoelle,...Read more »
Welcome to Newsday's LI Now live post for Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
We've concluded today's live coverage, but here, you'll find a rundown of some of the local stories Newsday has been following throughout the day. For Twitter updates from the Newsday team, scroll down -- or use the link below if you're a mobile reader.
REWARD FOR SUNGLASS HUT SUSPECTS
Nassau County Police and...Read more »
As we wrap up Newsday's LI Now live post for Tuesday, April 15, 2014, take a look at the weather forecast below and the local meeting happening tonight.
What's worse than a rainy day? How about the day taxes are due. It's the daily double -- it's tax day. But here is a little secret for those of you scrambling through the puddles to file federal returns -- penalties for filing late federal...Read more »
Welcome to Newsday's LI Now live post for Monday, April 14, 2014.
Public schools on Long Island and in New York City were closed Monday as spring break kicked off, so you may notice less cars on the road. Passover also starts tonight, so those observing the holiday will be leaving work earlier. The LIRR added extra trains (see below) to accommodate these travelers.
Today's live coverage...Read more »
Welcome to Newsday's LI Now live post for Thursday, April 10, 2014.
We've wrapped up today's live coverage, but here, you'll a round-up of some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day, along with Twitter updates from our staff. (Scroll down -- or use the link below if you're reading this post on a mobile device -- to see social media updates.)
Newsday will also be...Read more »
A team of five students from New Hyde Park High School won $5,000 cash and will share a $10,000 college scholarship after winning Nassau Comptroller George Maragos’ competition on Wednesday to conceive the best business plan to redevelop the Nassau Coliseum.
The winning plan involved placing solar panels on businesses around the 77-acre Coliseum site in Uniondale. The revenue would be generated...Read more »
Two cars came within inches of a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon on the Bayville Bridge - but it was no accident.
The scene was part of an upcoming episode of NBC’s drama, “The Blacklist,” which stars James Spader.
The Nassau County Police Department shut down the Bayville Bridge for five midday hours, and filming started hours earlier on a patch of grass adjacent to the bridge....Read more »