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Spin CycleA host of environmental activists and civic leaders told Suffolk legislators they oppose a proposal to divert dedicated open space funds to the general fund Tuesday, though a powerful lobby spoke out in favor of the bill.......
wpix.comA medical vehicle responding to a car crash ended up getting into a deadly collision itself in an Independence Day tragedy late Sunday in Bay Shore, Long Island. The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. when a passenger in the car that the medical SUV hit,...
Zap2It.comIn two heart-pounding minutes, the trailer for the movie "United 93" shows two passenger planes hitting the World Trade Center and the plight of the passengers aboard the hijacked airliner that crashed into a Pennsylvania field. The movie, centered on...
Spin CycleThe political committee funded by Rochester billionaire Thomas Golisano on Saturday released its endorsements for State Assembly. Many of Long Island???s 21 incumbents received Responsible New York???s nod but not Ginny Fields (D-Oakdale). The committee...
Tags: East Meadow, Harvey Weisenberg, Setauket, Medford, New York
Spin CycleRepublican chairman Caesar Trunzo -- unseated from the Senate in November -- is uncertain about his future as party leader, but 21st Century Republicans, a maverick GOP group in Islip, is moving ahead without him. Rick Brand writes: The......
Spin CycleLawrence Schwartz, a onetime top aide under Suffolk County Executive Pat Halpin, is joining Gov. David Paterson's office as a $178,000-a -year first deputy secretary, reporting directly to the Governor and another Long Islander, William Cunningham, who is...
Spin CycleIt started as a debate on banning trans-fats at chain restaurants, but ended with conservative Republican Legis. Thomas Barraga raising eyebrows and dropping jaws by proposing a new standard for obesity. ???A guy gets in the shower, he looks......
Spin CycleSuffolk County Executive Steve Levy spent $13,540 last week reminding voters in Presiding Officer William Lindsay???s legislative district that Levy is stingy with their tax dollars. The four-page mailer, which went to 29,073 homes, was aimed to rebut an....
Tags: Mark Smith, Laws, Politics, Steve Levy
Spin CycleOut of Suffolk's legislative nerve center comes this irony-laced dispatch from Reid J. Epstein: In a move that could not possibly have anything to do with the upcoming election, Suffolk Legis. Kate Browning (WF-Shirley) sent a letter to almost......
Spin CycleSuffolk Legis. Tom Barraga (R-West Islip) made it quite clear today how he feels about the county's labor unions agreeing to concessions like a lag payroll to help bridge the county's budget gap. After calling the proposals "anti-county worker"......
WatchdogThe main element of my Friday newspaper column concerns Brad Benson, the former Giants offensive lineman and one of WFAN's best customers with his relentless, often risque, series of ads for his South Brunswick, N.J., Hyundai and Mitsubishi dealership....
Tags: Brad Benson, New York Giants, Sales
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