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Jul 21, 2014

Nassau paid part-time, seasonal workers more than $26.5M amid wage freeze

Nassau County paid $26.6 million last year to more than 2,000 part-time and seasonal workers, some of whom have political or community ties or hold other government jobs. Some of the part-timers earned more than full-time employees in the same job, a... #Civil Service #Nassau County, NY #Merrick, NY #Valley Stream, NY

Jul 13, 2014

Eva Casale of Glen Cove finishes 7 marathons in 7 days to fight cancer

She did it. Eva Casale barrelled down School Street in Glen Cove Sunday afternoon, leading a pack of other runners toward a crowd of fans who were shaking cowbells and chanting her name. As she crossed a finish line marked off by chalk and an archway... #Bay Shore, NY #Farmingdale, NY

Jul 15, 2014

Juncker expected to be confirmed as European commission president

Endorsement of former Luxembourg PM will be followed by summit to fill other top EU jobs Jean-Claude Juncker, the controversial choice to head the EU executive for the next five years, is expected to be confirmed as the next president of the European... #European Union #Luxembourg #Jean-Claude Juncker #Europe #European Commission #Hungary #David Cameron

Jul 13, 2014

Eva Casale of Glen Cove finishes 7 marathons in 7 days to fight cancer

She did it. Eva Casale barrelled down School Street in Glen Cove Sunday afternoon, leading a pack of other runners toward a crowd of fans who were shaking cowbells and chanting her name. As she crossed a finish line marked off by chalk and an archway... #Bay Shore, NY #Farmingdale, NY

Jul 15, 2014

Jean-Claude Juncker confirmed as European commission president

Former Luxembourg prime minister wins 422 votes from 751-seat parliament as focus moves to filling other top EU roles Jean-Claude Juncker , the controversial choice to head the EU executive for the next five years, has been confirmed as next presiden... #European Union #Luxembourg #Hungary #David Cameron #Jean-Claude Juncker #Europe #European Commission

Jul 08, 2014

New Hyde Park's Dublin Pub still without a buyer

NEW HYDE PARK Closed pub's auction fails to land buyer The closed Dublin Pub is without a buyer, a year since the ex-rocker haunt was to be sold at auction. Misha Haghani, a real estate attorney and principal of Paramount Realty USA, which handled th... #European Union #Luxembourg #Hungary #David Cameron #Jean-Claude Juncker #Europe #European Commission

Jul 05, 2014

Petra Kvitova wins Wimbledon women's title

WIMBLEDON, England -- It was less a match than a mismatch, 55 minutes of tennis so one-sided the winner was moved to tears by her domination and the loser felt compelled to offer a partial apology. Petra Kvitova won her second Wimbledon women's singl... #Princess Eugenie #Petra Kvitova #Australia #Montreal #John McEnroe #Martina Navratilova #Andrea Jaeger #Venus Williams

Jul 01, 2014

No DL for David Wright, but he's out until Friday

David Wright's banged-up left shoulder will keep him out of the lineup until Friday. After a follow-up exam Monday in New York, doctors recommended more rest and treatment for Wright, who is nursing a bruised rotator cuff in his left shoulder. Accord... #David Wright #New York Mets #B.J. Upton #Eric Campbell #Rickie Weeks #Terry Collins #Curtis Granderson

Jul 25, 2014

Dallas running back '100 percent' sold on Hogs

FAYETTEVILLE -- Arkansas commitment Rawleigh Williams III has plenty of business to take care of this week. The running back from Dallas Bishop Lynch returned to Fayetteville on Thursday for the Hogs' Elite Camp, but he also wanted to show his mother... #North Little Rock, Arkansas #Dallas, Texas #Fayetteville, Arkansas

Jul 25, 2014

Holyoke Mall then and now: What stores remain from mall's 1979 opening, other facts and figures

Only a handful of mall stores from 1979 are still there, including Foot Locker, Sears and J.C. Penney HOLYOKE — Where have you gone, Crazy Joyce? Or for that matter, whatever happened to the Country Cookie, Jefferson Pine, Dora Dale or most of the 15... #J.C. Penney #American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. #Foot Locker
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