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List of winners at the 2024 Tony Awards

List of winners at the 2024 Tony Awards

By The Associated Press undefinedNEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Strong won the Tony Award for best actor in a play for his work on the revival of “An Enemy of the People” and Daniel Radcliffe won a featured actor trophy for his revival of “Merrily We Roll Along.” “Suffs” won best book of a musical…

Federal Highway Administration approves congestion pricing

Federal Highway Administration approves congestion pricing

The Federal Highway Administration’s has given final approval for the MTA’s congestion pricing program, even though Gov. Kathy Hochul has put the plan on pause just weeks before it was due to be activated on June 30.Hochul stopped the plan to ease the economic costs to drivers.

Independent report criticizes Cuomo’s ‘top-down’ management of New York’s COVID-19 response

Independent report criticizes Cuomo’s ‘top-down’ management of New York’s COVID-19 response

NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into New York’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic found former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “top down” approach of dictating public health policy through his office, rather than coordinating with state and local agencies, sewed confusion during the crisis.In the state’s nursing homes, where some 15,000 people died, the administration’s lack…

Early voting open for congressional, state legislative primary

Early voting open for congressional, state legislative primary

Early voting opened Saturday across New York State ahead of the congressional and state legislative primaries on June 25thEarly voting runs from June 15 until June 23, leaving a one day break before the primary on June 25. Polling locations typically differ between early voting and Election Day. Make sure to double check your site…

Abortion pill access is unchanged after the Supreme Court’s decision

Abortion pill access is unchanged after the Supreme Court’s decision

Access to the abortion pill mifepristone will not change after the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously rejected an effort Thursday by anti-abortion groups to roll back its availability, a win for abortion rights supporters and millions of women in states where abortion is legal. Despite the ruling, women’s access to mifepristone still largely depends on a…

One Person Shot near LIRR in Long Beach

One Person Shot near LIRR in Long Beach

One person shot near Long Beach LIRR train station The crowd became so large on the beach that the Long Beach Police Department had to call in Nassau County police for assistance at around 6 p.m. in the interest of safety. The crowd became so large on the beach that the Long Beach Police Department…

Skeletal Remains Found at Woodbury Apartment Complex

Skeletal Remains Found at Woodbury Apartment Complex

Nassau County police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains at a construction site at a Woodbury apartment complex. About 4 p.m., Monday, officers responded to a 911 call for possible human remains at a construction site at Eagle Rock Apartments, at 92 Fairhaven Blvd.  “Upon officers’ arrival they noticed skeletal remains while digging into…

LI Shooting Club Links Rex Heuermann

LI Shooting Club Links Rex Heuermann

A shooting club helped police in the Gilgo Beach murders investigation. Peconic River Sportsman’s Club provided evidence to detectives that is believed to place Rex Heuermann near an area in Manorville where partial remains were found at a time when one of the victims disappeared. The club said he was not a member, and never…

Digital NY Driver’s Licenses

Digital NY Driver’s Licenses

The governor has announced the launch of the New York Mobile ID Officials say it’s a secure, digital way to present your driver’s license, learner’s permit or non-driver ID. Here’s how you can get New York Mobile ID: Currently, the New York Mobile ID is accepted at select TSA terminals at participating airports throughout the country. It can…

US chases more cricket glory at Eisenhower Park

US chases more cricket glory at Eisenhower Park

WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP) — At age 18, Saurabh Netravalkar’s ambition was to play at the highest level for India. That never happened but at 32 he’s got a chance to bowl against his country of birth at the Twenty20 World Cup. The left-arm United States pacer will be watched nervously by a billion cricket fans…

Dog fight! Joey Chestnut out of July 4 hot dog eating contest due to deal with rival brand

Dog fight! Joey Chestnut out of July 4 hot dog eating contest due to deal with rival brand

By CEDAR ATTANASIO Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — America’s perennial hot dog swallowing champion won’t compete in this year’s Independence Day competition due to a contract dispute, organizers said Tuesday.Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, 40, has been competing since 2005 and hasn’t lost since 2015. At last year’s Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest…

JetBlue to Offer Flights from MacArthur Airport

JetBlue to Offer Flights from MacArthur Airport

JetBlue has announced it will begin nonstop flights from Long Island MacArthur Airport to Florida.Beginning in October, JetBlue will operate daily service between to Orlando and four-time a week service to Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach.