Here’s what people were reading this week on your community news blog.
Christian Lopez could have cashed in after capturing the ball Derek Jeter hit into Section 236 in leftfield at Yankee Stadium for his 3,000th hit, but he didn't want to spoil Jeter's moment. Instead, he did the noble thing -- by returning the ball to Jeter.
Gina Masi’s passion for Sundae Palace in New Hyde Park goes back 31 years, when she penned a Kidsday story on her favorite ice cream shop. Little did she know that she would someday own the business.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation is asking the public to review a report on a brownfield cleanup site in Lindenhurst.
Commuters and other travelers on the Friday 5:21 p.m. eastbound train from Ronkonkoma can now relax with a glass of Long Island-produced wine for their trip to the North Fork.
Sitting on beach chairs in Montauk, sand dunes and a white picket fence behind them, David and Heather Hartstein describe their life together as a “fairy tale.” The video interview is part of a four-minute montage shown at David Hartstein’s memorial service last month after the 35-year-old Montauk chiropractor died of a hantavirus, leaving behind his wife and their three children, ages 5, 3 and 1.
Above, David Harstein