Articles Tagged ‘westbury’

Rep. Tim Bishop, the incumbent Democrat from the East End (LEFT), is locked in a tight race with Randy Altschuler (RIGHT). their first debate took place at the First Baptist Church in Riverhead, where the tone was civil compared to the rancor of their tv ads. (Dan O’Regan/Long Island Press)

Long Island Elections: Candidates Share Optimism As Polls Close

Amid the disarray and destruction left behind in the wake…



Hundreds of people swarmed a Hess gas station on Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst on foot and by car Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 to get as much fuel as they could as temperatures continued to drop and more than 700,000 residents remained without heat or electricity one week after Hurricane Sandy wreaked devastation across the Northeast. It was a familiar scene across Long Island. (Christopher Twarowski/Long Island Press)

Long Island Gas Crisis: Promises and Hope

Much-needed gasoline deliveries began trickling into fuel-starved communities across Long Island throughout the weekend as temperatures plummeted and lengthy gas lines continued to expand. The…



NYCB Theatre at Westbury - Westbury Music Fair

NYCB Theatre at Westbury: An Introspective Look

It was April 19, 1968, and The Doors took the…



Turf War

Is SCPD Playing Politics By Leaving FBI’s LI Gang Task Force?

Vanessa Argueta couldn’t find a babysitter for her 2-year-old son,…



The Westbury home where al Qaeda propagandist Samir Khan once lived. Foreground: Samir Khan

Slain al Qaeda Mouthpiece Samir Khan’s Westbury Roots

Samir Khan, the al Qaeda propagandist killed in U.S. airstrikes…



Elected officials and members of the Islamic Center of Long Island break ground on new expansion project that plans to add classrooms and additional parking in near future. (Picture by: Rashed Mian)

Islamic Center of Long Island Celebrates Expansion Project

The oldest mosque on Long Island is ready to expand….