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Good morning Long Island. Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Thursday, July 10, 2014.
Here's the latest happenings on Long Island Thursday. Check back often for the latest breaking news, traffic and weather alerts, and LIRR delays.
Mobile users can click the link below to access our live coverage.
TRAFFIC AND TRANSIT
ROSLYN HEIGHTS: An accident has blocked two lanes on the...Read more »
A new Showtime series is scheduled to film in Lynbrook on Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m.
The on-location shoot will be at the Lynbrook Westwood LIRR train station, at Whitehall and Webster streets.
The 10-episode series, “The Affair,” is set to air in October, officials said.
There will be 80 production crew members and two cast members present Wednesday.
Lynbrook Mayor William...Read more »
It’s time to decide the final four contestants in Newsday’s “That’s SO Long Island” tournament.
Round 4 is now underway, and just eight of the contest's original 64 iconic local foods, celebrities, attractions and activities picked are still in the running to the claim the title.
In the “Food” corner, it’s a high-carb fight between bagels, which creamed Blue Point beer in the previous...Read more »
When Eva Casale arrived at the Sayville Running Company store Tuesday night, she was greeted with cheers, cowbells and hugs. The 49-year-old Glen Cove resident was drenched with sweat from the 19 miles she had already logged in the 80-degree weather, but she was still smiling.
"I feel good," she said.
She was just a few miles shy of completing her second marathon of the week, and a group...Read more »
Good afternoon, Long Island. Welcome to the LI Now Live post for Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
We've wrapped up the live coverage, but here's a look at some of the stories we've been following throughout the day.
Scroll down to view a daily roundup of tweets and Instagram updates from the Newsday team.
(Mobile users can access social media updates via the link above.)
Suffolk...Read more »
If you have a hammock, Newsday wants to hear from you. As National Hammock Day approaches (yes, really), we’d like to know a bit about you and your bed of canvas. How long have you had your hammock, why did you get it and when and where do you lounge in it?
Send the information, along with your name, address and phone number, by July 9 to email@example.com or write to LI Life Editor,...Read more »
Nassau Community College plans to use $400,000 from its fund reserves to continue a program that provides tuition reimbursement to volunteer county firefighters, officials announced Tuesday.
A Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to pay for the Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Scholarship Program expired last year. The college and the county combined to fill in the gap...Read more »
The Town of Huntington has earmarked an additional $300,000 to pay legal fees to defend a lawsuit filed by the Long Island Power Authority claiming an overassessment of the Northport power plant.
The money will pay for additional legal fees for the town’s counsel in the suit, Poughkeepsie-based Lewis and Greer, and the cost of hiring experts.
“To date Lewis and Greer has been paid about...Read more »
A Gold Coast mansion in Glen Cove that last year was found to be discharging raw sewage into wetlands is for sale, owner Marvin Schein said.
Schein, a well-known art collector and son of Henry Schein, the founder of a Melville-based medical supply firm, declined to discuss details of the sale of the mansion, which was built in 1931. The 8.2-acre estate includes two buildings totaling 18,228...Read more »
Good afternoon, Long Island. Welcome to Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
We've wrapped Tuesday's live coverage, but here's a look at some of the stories we've been following.
Scroll down to see Twitter and Instagram updates from Newsday and its staff including the latest from transportation reporter Alfonso Castillo, who is following the developments...Read more »