At about 11:50 a.m. Monday, under the warm Boston sun on Patriots’ Day, Tina Vaccarella of Cutchogue began the grueling 26.2-mile journey around the city, a race that dates back more than a century.
“There’s no other marathon like it,” she said. READ
A fundraising effort for a retired FDNY firefighter who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident last month in Riverhead has already gained thousands of dollars. READ
The instant he heard the collision, shortly before 9 p.m. March 9, John Kulakoglu sprinted into action.
At one moment, the 24-year-old was standing outside the Empire gas station where he works, on Route 58 in Riverhead. The next, he was darting toward the road while calling 911 through his phone’s Bluetooth earpiece. READ
Last week’s terrorist attacks in Brussels instantly became the lead story in newsrooms around the globe. The bombings — the deadliest in Belgium’s history — rightfully dominated the headlines and continue to do so at major news organizations like The New York Times. READ
The fight to prevent Plum Island’s sale to a private developer — an effort local officials have been pushing for several years — received another boost this week from Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). READ
The waitress approached the table with a round of iced teas and one Manhattan cocktail, a mix of whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters. She placed the cocktail in front of the guest of honor, the birthday girl. READ
Thursday, March 10, marks 35 years since William and Michelle Becker were last seen alive. There have been several key dates in the investigation into their deaths. READ
On the final day of the 25th annual New Orleans Film Festival in October 2014, Joe Lauro sat next to a musical legend, a man synonymous with the city where music is a way of life. At the Carver Theater, Mr. Lauro’s documentary “The Big Beat” — a detailed look at the rise of boogie-woogie sensation Fats Domino — was set to premiere. READ
For the past month, it appeared whichever team emerged out of Class B between Suffolk and Nassau Counties would face Section 1 power Irvington. READ