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Knicks advance to second round, down Cavs 106-95 in Game 5

Knicks advance to second round, down Cavs 106-95 in Game 5

CLEVELAND (AP) — Once he and his teammates were done finishing off the Cavs, Jalen Brunson slipped on a T-shirt with a photo of former Knicks All-Star John Starks on the front screaming while hanging from the rim. Before looking ahead, New York remembered its past — the good and the bad. For only second…

Nassau County reaches lease agreement with Las Vegas Sands for casino

Nassau County reaches lease agreement with Las Vegas Sands for casino

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman made the formal announcement Wednesday of the new lease agreement with Las Vegas Sands for the Nassau Coliseum site, saying the county could stand to make millions in additional revenue from the deal. The deal will give Las Vegas Sands control over the property and the developer plans to build…

Adventureland pledges over $250K to Island Harvest

Adventureland pledges over $250K to Island Harvest

Adventureland is pledging more than $250,000 to help address food insecurity issue on Long Island. The park is teaming up with Island Harvest to support several hunger relief initiatives, including holiday turkey drives and school pantry programs, over the next three years. Some of the money will also go to a college scholarship fund that…

Adventureland pledges over $250K to Island Harvest

Adventureland pledges over $250K to Island Harvest

Adventureland is pledging more than $250,000 to help address food insecurity issue on Long Island. The park is teaming up with Island Harvest to support several hunger relief initiatives, including holiday turkey drives and school pantry programs, over the next three years. Some of the money will also go to a college scholarship fund that…

Rodgers hopes to help Jets add to ‘lonely’ Super Bowl trophy

Rodgers hopes to help Jets add to ‘lonely’ Super Bowl trophy

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers watched old Super Bowl highlights on VHS tapes as a kid, dreaming about someday starring in his own. He heard all about Joe Namath’s famous guarantee and saw the footage of the New York Jets shocking the football world by beating the Baltimore Colts in 1969. “It’s been…

Disney sues DeSantis, calling park takeover ‘retaliation’

Disney sues DeSantis, calling park takeover ‘retaliation’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Disney sued Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday over the Republican’s takeover of its theme park district, alleging the governor waged a “targeted campaign of government retaliation” after the company opposed a law critics call “Don’t Say Gay.” The lawsuit was filed in Tallahassee minutes after a Disney World oversight board…

Medford woman who had driver’s license suspended 65 times is arrested

Medford woman who had driver’s license suspended 65 times is arrested

Suffolk County Police Arrested A 23-year-old Long Island woman from Medford Tuesday morning for driving with 65 license suspensions.The suspect was taken into custody after police stopped her on Sunrise Highway in Patchogue shortly after 2 a.m. for speeding.She was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the first degree and was also…

NY lawmakers near deal on budget

NY lawmakers near deal on budget

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul told reporters at the state Capitol on Tuesday that she expected the states budget negotiations to wrap up soon. It was due April 1.“Its been a long process,” she said. “I do see a path to ramp up the state budget, perhaps as early as the…

Harry Belafonte, activist and entertainer, dies at 96

Harry Belafonte, activist and entertainer, dies at 96

NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Belafonte, the civil rights and entertainment giant who began as a groundbreaking actor and singer and became an activist, humanitarian and conscience of the world, has died. He was 96. Belafonte died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at his New York home, his wife Pamela by his side, said publicist…

President Joe Biden announces 2024 reelection bid

President Joe Biden announces 2024 reelection bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday formally announced that he is running for reelection in 2024, asking voters to give him more time to “finish the job” he began when he was sworn in to office and to set aside their concerns about extending the run of America’s oldest president for another four…

Former bouncer of Holbrook bar found guilty of manslaughter

Former bouncer of Holbrook bar found guilty of manslaughter

David Cruz The former bouncer at Tailgaters Sports Bar in Holbrook bar has been found guilty of manslaughter for fatally beating a man last August. The Suffolk District Attorney says Cruz faces up to 25 years in prison and is due back in court next month.

AP source: Jets agree on deal to acquire Aaron Rodgers

AP source: Jets agree on deal to acquire Aaron Rodgers

(AP) After six weeks of waiting, Aaron Rodgers is leaving behind his brilliant legacy in Green Bay and heading to the bright lights — and massive expectations — of the Big Apple. The New York Jets agreed on a deal Monday to acquire the four-time NFL MVP from the Packers, according to a person with…