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Are you a Long Island Rail Road commuter?
Newsday wants to know more about your story.
We are looking for commuters who are willing to share their experiences if the railroad goes on strike. Will you drive to the city? Is a bus into an outer borough an option?
Please fill out the form below and someone from Newsday could be in touch. Mobile users, please use the link after the...Read more »
Glen Cove’s Eva Casale finished her third straight marathon of the week Wednesday night, but this time, she had a companion throughout the entire 26.2-mile course.
Dayna Schantz, 28, of Northport, didn’t intend on running a full marathon when she arrived at the Runner’s Edge store in Farmingdale, the start of Casale’s third run. She said she planned to keep Casale company for maybe the first...Read more »
The Town of North Hempstead has repaved Grand Boulevard in Westbury.
The town’s highway department filled potholes and layered the road with asphalt on the mile-long thoroughfare. The town is waiting to start a more comprehensive overhaul to be funded by the state.
“It has been a priority of mine to make necessary improvements in infrastructure across the town in order to maintain safe...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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
We’re in Round 3 of our “That’s SO Long Island” tournament, and the competition is getting fierce as the field has narrowed from 64 contestants to the Top 16.
The Long Island Ducks baseball team is pitched in a tight challenge with Long Island's wine country, with the East End destination ahead of the highly popular independent league team by less than 200 votes.
Meanwhile, in a food...Read more »
Welcome to Newsday's live Long Island Now post for Monday, July 7, 2014.
The live coverage has concluded, but Newsday will be covering the following meeting tonight. Below, you will also find a rundown of some of the stories we've been following today including a fatal plane crash.
To see the latest Twitter and Instagram updates from the Newsday team, scroll down.
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The second round of Newsday's "That's SO Long Island" competition concludes at 5 p.m. today, so before we crown our final 16, jump in and vote.
Funny men Billy Crystal, of Long Beach, and Jerry Seinfeld, a Massapequa High School graduate, are locked in a close battle, with less than 100 votes separating the comedians.
Barring a miraculous comeback, wrestling hero Mick Foley and "Frozen"...Read more »