Rangers rally past Kings 5-3

Rangers rally past Kings 5-3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Kreider scored twice in the third period and the New York Rangers overcame a two-goal deficit for the first time this season in a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Braden Schneider, Vincent Trocheck and Kaapo Kakko all had goals in the second period for the…

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 9am

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade starts at 9am

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is tomorrow at 9 This year’s parade — the 96th annual — will feature 16 giant character balloons, 28 floats, 40 novelty and heritage inflatables, 12 marching bands, 700 clowns, 10 performance groups and, of course, Santa Claus. Find more details on the parade route and public viewing locations below and…

Lindenhurst High School student arrested for bomb threat

Lindenhurst High School student arrested for bomb threat

A Lindenhurst High School student was arrested after police say he threatened to detonate an explosive device at the school. Suffolk police say the 15-year-old has threatened similar actions as well as other violent acts. Police were called to the school early Monday morning where they arrested the sophomore. The teen was charged with aggravated…

Biden to extend student loan pause as court battle drags on

Biden to extend student loan pause as court battle drags on

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that his administration will extend a pause on federal student loan payments while the White House fights a legal battle to save his plan to cancel portions of the debt. “It isn’t fair to ask tens of millions of borrowers eligible for relief to resume their student…

Islanders beat Maple Leafs in OT

Islanders beat Maple Leafs in OT

TORONTO (AP) — Anthony Beauvillier scored his first goal in 11 games at 1:56 of overtime as the New York Islanders rallied in the third period and beat the Maple Leafs 3-2 on Monday night in a game in which Toronto lost top defenseman Morgan Rielly to injury. Noah Dobson and Josh Bailey had the…

New York issues first licenses for legal pot dispensaries

New York issues first licenses for legal pot dispensaries

NEW YORK (AP) — New York issued its first 36 cannabis dispensary licenses on Monday, taking a monumental step in establishing a legal — and lucrative — marketplace for recreational marijuana. The licenses approved by the state’s Cannabis Control Board were the first of 175 the state plans to issue, with many in the first…

AAA says more people will be traveling this holiday season

AAA says more people will be traveling this holiday season

AAA projects 54.6 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, a 1.5% increase over 2021 and 98% of pre-pandemic volumes. This year is projected to be the third busiest for Thanksgiving travel with only 2005 and 2019 seeing more travelers. Nearly 49 million people are expected to drive, AAA says. …

Long Island Rail Road sets holiday schedule

Long Island Rail Road sets holiday schedule

Wednesday, November 23: LIRR will operate 11 extra trains departing Penn Station between 12:52 p.m. and 4:06 p.m. Thursday, November 24: LIRR will operate on a weekend schedule with extra service before and after the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Friday, November 25: LIRR will operate on a regular weekday schedule. Off-peak fares will be valid…

Long Island Music Hall Of Fame To Open On Friday

Long Island Music Hall Of Fame To Open On Friday

The LI Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame will open on Friday, Nov 25th at 12PM at in its new permanent home at 97 Main St. in Stony Brook . It will feature memorabilia from performers like Billy Joel, Joan Jett, Harry Chapin, Debbie Gibson, Dee Snider, and Blue Öyster Cult. You can find out…

Suffolk man arrested at Penn Station for threatening synagogues

Suffolk man arrested at Penn Station for threatening synagogues

The NYPD say An Aquebogue man carrying a large hunting knife and a Nazi armband was one of two men arrested at Penn Station in connection with a threat to the city’s Jewish community. Christopher Brown, 21, was arrested at 11:30 p.m. Friday as he entered the station. He was charged with making a terroristic…