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High rip current risk for Long Island beaches Monday

High rip current risk for Long Island beaches Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a high rip current risk for Nassau and Suffolk beaches that is in effect through Monday evening. Lifeguards are reminding visitors to only swim in posted areas.

Some parents of Freeport High School students not let into graduation at Hofstra

Some parents of Freeport High School students not let into graduation at Hofstra

Dozens of parents with tickets for Saturday night’s graduation at Hofstra University were not let inside the ceremony. Nassau police and campus security said there were no more seats available,  however, Parents said their kids sent photos showing empty seats inside the building. The Freeport School District said the fire marshal determined that the arena…

Willie Nelson cancels tour appearances due to illness

Willie Nelson cancels tour appearances due to illness

Country Music legend Willie Nelson is on the road again but didn’t perform at Friday night’s Outlaw Music Festival in Georgia because of an illness. A post on Nelson’s Instagram page said he was ‘not feeling well’ and had been told to rest for the next four days. “We regret to inform you that Willie…

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fails to qualify for CNN’s debate. It’ll be a showdown between Biden and Trump

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fails to qualify for CNN’s debate. It’ll be a showdown between Biden and Trump

By MEG KINNARD Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has failed to qualify for next week’s debate in Atlanta, according to host network CNN, falling shy of benchmarks both for state ballot qualification and necessary polling.The missed markers mean that the June 27 showdown will be solely between Democratic…

New York moves to limit ‘addictive’ social media feeds for kids

New York moves to limit ‘addictive’ social media feeds for kids

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated PressNew York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday signed a bill that would allow parents to block their children from getting social media posts suggested by a platform’s algorithm, a move to limit feeds critics argue are addictive.Under the legislation, feeds on apps like TikTok and Instagram would be limited for people…

Santos launches OnlyFans Page

Santos launches OnlyFans Page

Former Long Island Congressman George Santos has launched an OnlyFans Page Santos announced move on Social media Wednesday saying “I decided to go with OnlyFans because I wanted to stir the pot. Folks need to stop being so sensitive.” The page claims that it will contain “exclusive never before seen content of the Congressional Icon…

Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned ‘M.A.S.H.’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ dies at 88

Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned ‘M.A.S.H.’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ dies at 88

By JAKE COYLE AP Film WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Sutherland, the Canadian actor whose wry, arrestingly off-kilter screen presence spanned more than half a century of films from “M.A.S.H.” to “The Hunger Games,” has died. He was 88.Son Kiefer Sutherland confirmed the death Thursday. No details were immediately available.“I personally think one of the…

Long Beach officials warn of possible unauthorized gathering

Long Beach officials warn of possible unauthorized gathering

Long Beach city officials warned partygoers and residents to stay away from a section of the beach Wednesday where an unknown online organizer announced a party on the beach, just a few days after an illegal large gathering ended with one person being shot.Long Beach officials say police spoke with the party organizers and advise…

Attorney for Timberlake addresses star’s arrest for alleged DWI

Attorney for Timberlake addresses star’s arrest for alleged DWI

Edward Burke Jr. an attorney for Justin Timberlake has issued a statement regarding his arrest saying “I look forward to vigorously defending Mr. Timberlake on these allegations,”Timberlake was arrested in Sag Harbor for alleged drunken driving after he repeatedly refused to take a chemical test during a traffic stop.

2 people slashed following graduation at Hofstra

2 people slashed following graduation at Hofstra

Two people were slashed Wednesday following a graduation ceremony at Hofstra University for students from Academy Charter Schools. Officials say several masked men targeted one adult after the graduation in what is believed to be a domestic situation. The adult was slashed in the leg. A student who intervened was slashed on his ear. Both…