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Aug 19, 2014

Los Angeles to Reduce Arrest Rate in Schools

New policies with the aim of keeping students out of the court system will end citations for minor offenses like fighting or defacing school property...

Jul 29, 2014

Clowns help fellow clown after car accident

The not-so-funny scene involving a 68-year-old driver in Westwood had a jovial ending when fellow clowns, who had also just left a performance at Berkeley Avenue Elementary School, came to her rescue while in full costume. The driver suffered minor i...

Aug 02, 2014

Minority teachers needed to increase diversity in Minn. schools

Minority teachers needed to increase diversity in Minn. schools Most teachers white despite growing immigrant population Check out this story on minnesota /2014/08/01/minority-teachers-needed-incr...

Aug 27, 2014

Nassau bus routes adjusted for school year

Nassau bus riders should see some schedule changes starting Sunday. Nassau Inter-County Express officials said the changes are mostly minor tweaks to adjust to the fall school year, including the reinstatement of N6X college service between the Rosa ... #Long Island Rail Road #Rosa Parks #Nassau Community College #Nassau County, NY #Hempstead, NY

Aug 24, 2014

Michael Brown called 'little kid in big body'

Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer an act that ignited days ... #Lil Wayne #Drake

Aug 23, 2014

LI colleges, universities boost online courses

Online education at most Long Island universities and colleges is being boosted in the 2014-15 school year, with the state university system continuing its major push and other schools reconstructing courses, hiring staff and adding infrastructure to... #State University of New York #Adelphi University #New York Institute of Technology #Hofstra University #Stony Brook University #Brookville, NY #Garden City, NY #Long Island, NY #Old Westbury, NY #Stony Brook, NY #Wantagh, NY

Aug 26, 2014

Families mourn Stephen Clark, Robert Treimanis, killed in East Meadow crash

The family of Robert Treimanis, the 19-year-old killed in a head-on crash with a landscaping truck in East Meadow, remembered him Tuesday as a skilled car mechanic and photography enthusiast who was returning home from picking up a car part when trag... #Mitsubishi #Nassau University Medical Center #Nassau Community College #Florida #Orlando Florida

Aug 20, 2014

Fans mixed on Wang's sale of Islanders

Marc Anzalo doesn't know Islanders owner Charles Wang, but the Syosset resident is confident that Wang is a good guy "behind the scenes." "He didn't complain when he was losing money -- he did what he had to do," Anzalo said as he watched his son and... #New York Islanders #Charles Wang #Stanley Cup #Nassau Coliseum #Glen Head, NY #Long Island, NY #Old Bethpage, NY #Syosset, NY

Aug 24, 2014

Obama sends White House aides to Ferguson funeral of Michael Brown

Chair of My Brothers Keeper task force to attend service Public Engagement deputy schooled with Browns mother Barack Obama will send three White House aides to the funeral on Monday of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old black man whose fatal shooting by ... #Barack Obama #Missouri #United States

Aug 09, 2014

Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder awaits his chance

Try as he did, Rob Refsnyder simply couldn't overcome. He was easily overmatched and overwhelmed -- clearly unprepared for such competition. "I'd have both hands on his back, pushing, but I'm just getting knocked back,'' he said. "He would post me up... #Arizona #Robinson Cano #Brian Cashman #Marcus Thames