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Zeldin concedes

Zeldin concedes

After initially saying he was not ready to concede on election night, Lee Zeldin, who was running against Kathy Hochul for governor, sent a message of congratulations Wednesday afternoon for her win. In a statement from Zeldin said “I would like to congratulate New York Governor Kathy Hochul on her election to a full, four-year…

Nets name Jacque Vaughn head coach

Nets name Jacque Vaughn head coach

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacque Vaughn knew when he moved into Steve Nash’s seat that he might just be keeping it warm for Ime Udoka. The Brooklyn Nets were expected to hire the suspended Boston Celtics coach for their job, maybe after Vaughn had it only for a game. Instead, the Nets decided Wednesday to…

Election 2022 Update

Election 2022 Update

Democrat Kathy Hochul has become the first woman elected New York governor, winning the office outright that she took over in 2021 when former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned.She defeated Republican congressman Lee Zeldin who has not yet conceded.NY State Attorney General Letita James And Senator Chuck Schumer both won reelection.In Congress from Long Island Republicans…

Powerball ticket sold in California snags record $2.04B win

Powerball ticket sold in California snags record $2.04B win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Southern California has won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot after more than three months without anyone hitting the top prize. The winning numbers were selected Tuesday morning, nearly 10 hours after the scheduled Monday night drawing because of problems processing sales data at…

Powerball ticket sold in California snags record $2.04B win

Powerball ticket sold in California snags record $2.04B win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Southern California has won a record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot after more than three months without anyone hitting the top prize. The winning numbers were selected Tuesday morning, nearly 10 hours after the scheduled Monday night drawing because of problems processing sales data at…

Democrat Kathy Hochul becomes 1st woman elected NY governor

Democrat Kathy Hochul becomes 1st woman elected NY governor

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrat Kathy Hochul has become the first woman elected New York governor, winning the office outright that she took over in 2021 when former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned. She defeated Republican congressman Lee Zeldin, an ally of Donald Trump who ran a campaign focused on fear of violent crime. “Tonight you…

Islanders score 3 in 3rd to rally past Rangers 4-3

Islanders score 3 in 3rd to rally past Rangers 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Pelech, Brock Nelson and Anders Lee scored third-period goals as the New York Islanders rallied for another comeback victory Tuesday night, 4-3 over the rival New York Rangers. The Rangers were ahead 3-1 heading into the third at Madison Square Garden before Pelech scored his first of the season 14…

Huntington’s Christmas tree on Wall Street will not return this year

Huntington’s Christmas tree on Wall Street will not return this year

Huntington’s 75-foot Christmas tree on Wall Street will not return this year due to safety concerns. Officials say  shutting down Huntington’s Wall Street causes issues for firefighters, EMS and police officers in an emergency. Huntington Town Supervisor Ed Smyth says there will still be a tree lighting this year. It will take place at Heckscher…

Dems, GOP make urgent final pitches as election season wraps

Dems, GOP make urgent final pitches as election season wraps

COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Coast to coast, candidates and big-name backers made final appeals to voters Monday in the last hours of a fraught midterm election season, with Republicans excited about the prospect of winning back Congress and President Joe Biden insisting his party would “surprise the living devil out of a lot of people.”…

Powerball announces delay to record-breaking $1.9B drawing

Powerball announces delay to record-breaking $1.9B drawing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball drawing was delayed Monday and it’s likely that the official results won’t be known until later Tuesday, the Multi-State Lottery Association said in a statement. The record-breaking $1.9 billion Powerball drawing was delayed because a participating lottery had issues processing sales, officials said. “Powerball requires all 48 participating…

Jets’ defense stun Allen, Bills in 20-17 victory

Jets’ defense stun Allen, Bills in 20-17 victory

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The sky was falling for the New York Jets against the Buffalo Bills. They were losing a close game to their AFC East rivals in the second half — and an overhead video camera malfunctioned, disrupting a promising drive and appearing to be a poorly timed omen. Then, the Jets…

A plane crashed in a Pinelawn cemetery Saturday

A plane crashed in a Pinelawn cemetery Saturday

A plane crashed Saturday afternoon into a row of gravestones at Beth Moses Cemetery in Pinelawn, and the pilot and his passenger were brought to the hospital with minor injuries, The plane had Engine problems about a mile northeast of Republic Airport in Farmingdale and the pilot had to make an emergency landing according to…