Here are some of the stories Newsday is following today.
Pope names Archbishop Dolan new cardinal. Archbishop Timothy Dolan will soon have a new title: cardinal. Pope Benedict XVI announced during a midday Mass at the Vatican that Dolan, archbishop of New York, is among 22 newly named cardinals to be recognized at a consistory called in Rome on Feb. 18. --
Large turnout for John Capano's funeral. The parking lot at St. William the Abbot Roman Catholic Church in Seaford filled quickly Friday morning, as colleagues, friends and family arrived to bid farewell to John Capano, the federal agent who was shot to death on New Year's Eve. -- CHAU LAM
Car hits pedestrian on Peninsula Boulevard. An early-morning accident involving a pedestrian being struck by a car has closed down the Southern State Parkway exit ramp to southbound Peninsula Boulevard in Hempstead on Friday, police and officials said. --
Woman hurt after crashing into police car. A woman was injured after she crashed into a police car in Greenlawn, led officers on a short pursuit and then crashed again on Jericho Turnpike in Huntington Station early Friday morning, Suffolk County police said. -
Work session. The Southampton Town Board will hold a work session at 10 a.m. Friday at Town Hall (116 Hampton Rd.). The board will review the agenda for Tuesday's regular town board meeting, then go into executive session. Check Stacey Altherr’s Twitter updates @staceyaltherr.
Above, a jubilant Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan greets members of the media before commenting about his elevation to cardinal after a Mass Friday morning at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan. (Jan. 6, 2012)