NY pols aim to end presidential pardon loophole
"While the president has broad power to issue reprieves, pardons and other forms of clemency for federal offenses pursuant ... the power does not extend to granting clemency for state offenses," the bill states.
10 best bike paths for families on LI
Get the bikes out and pump up the tires. We found public parks and boardwalks with paved trails and more.
7-Eleven unveils self-serve espresso, cappuccino
Select 7-Eleven locations on LI are installing beverage bars that the chain said allow customers to customize their coffee.
Nassau lawmakers vote to ban Styrofoam for takeout
On Monday, Nassau lawmakers voted to ban selling or distributing polystyrene products, commonly known as Styrofoam, in the county, joining New York City and ...
Molloy College grad: 'We have refused to give up'
Molloy College held its 61st commencement at NYCB Live at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. See key quotes from speakers, and what some graduates told us.
Nassau pols OK ban on Styrofoam for takeout
Nassau merchants no longer will be able to use polystyrene, commonly known as Styrofoam, a staple for restaurant takeout, steaming cups of coffee and packaging material, under a bill passed by the Nassau County Legislature.
Top photos from around LI, NYC
From picturesque scenes of Long Island to the iconic sights of New York City, Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and places of the region.
Last week in Long Island girls lacrosse
Recapping the week of May 13-19 in Long Island girls lacrosse, starting with program history for Holy Trinity and finishing ...
2 more schools close because of mercury vapor
Two more Long Island districts have shut down facilities after tests found mercury vapor coming from rubberlike synthetic flooring, prompting lawmakers to call for a wider state investigation into the issue.
Nassau poised to ban Styrofoam food packaging
Nassau County legislators are expected to vote Monday to ban takeout food containers, cups and other packaging materials made of polystyrene foam commonly known as Styrofoam.
Spectators set their own course at Bethpage Black
A little walking, a little watching. Break for beer.