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2 men charged in Suffolk County store burglary spree

NEW YORK -- A Long Island man charged in a crime spree across Suffolk County appeared before a judge on Wednesday.Police say small shops from Bay Shore to Islip, West Islip, Oakdale, Bohemia and Lindenhust were targeted since late May, some multiple times.In all, there have been at least 14 burglaries.Surveillance video captured the alleged serial burglar throwing a rock through the glass door at Bang Bang Burritos in West Islip and then ripping out cash resisters.Moments later, a neighboring ice cream shop was struck.Robert Porter, 55, of Kings Park is charged with 14 counts of burglary."We are here all day long, and we work hard for what we have and for someone to just come in here and take what they want, I'm glad, I'm honestly glad, he got caught," burglary victim Barbara Pagliarulo said."You couple that with supply chain issues that exist and prices of everything are going up, the merchants are trying to hold the line on prices. It's just very unfortunate this is where we are right now," said Rich Carpenter, president of the West Islip Chamber of Commerce.An alleged accomplice, 56-year-old Eric Hyndman, who is homeless, is charged in four of the burglaries. 

Waiting List Opens for Affordable Housing Vouchers

YONKERS – The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) held a lottery last Tuesday for 3,000 Yonkers residents who qualify for affordable housing. For the first time in more than 10 years, MHACY has opened its waiting list for Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) for affordable housing.

Women training to become barbers

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - Some students at the International Barber and Beauty Institute in Central Islip are shattering stereotypes, one strand of hair at a time. More women are becoming barbers, a job traditionally held by men. IBBI director Sam Abayev told FOX 5 NY that now more so than...

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Jean-Georges’ ‘Monkey’ business

A new restaurant with a pedigree always causes a flutter of excitement on Greenwich Avenue, but a new restaurant from Jean-Georges Vongerichten — one of the world’s great restaurateurs, with more than 40 restaurants to his name, spread across five continents — causes something of a tidal wave of interest. Say hello, then, to Greenwich’s newest watering hole and one surely destined for greatness — Happy Monkey.

Old Mill Grocery & Deli: Rescued and Reopened in Westport

On the heels of a slick renovation at their Rye, NY location, The Granola Bar founders, Julie Mountain and Dana Noorily are at it again. This time, however, their focus is in Westport. No, not at their flagship of TGB, but in the Compo Beach area at Old Mill Grocery & Deli.

Mount Kisco ShopRite Not Expected to Open Until 2024

Shoppers in Mount Kisco and neighboring communities who have been waiting for the new ShopRite supermarket to open at the Diamond Properties complex on North Bedford Road will likely have to wait longer. Construction on the roughly 85,000-square-foot supermarket at 333 N. Bedford Rd. will apparently not begin until late...

Two more sharks spotted at Rockaway Beach as ‘scary’ sightings, attacks surge in NY

The latest “Jaws” sequel is playing out at Rockaway Beach. In yet another shark sighting in New York this summer, two of the sea beasts were spotted swimming in the waters off the Queens beach on Monday, according to ABC 7. “It’s scary, I’ve never heard of sharks being out here like this before,” one beachgoer told ABC 7. Drone footage captured last Wednesday showed a shark feeding on bunker fish 150 feet from the shore off Beach 73rd Street — in just one of 15 shark sightings caught on video that day. Shark attacks have been extremely prevalent this summer, with multiple...

New Bay Shore Eatery Draws Praise For 'Huge Portions,' Frozen Drinks

A restaurant that opened on Long Island this past spring is seeing positive reviews from customers for its portion sizes and frozen beverages. LaLa's Lounge, located at 25 Bayview Ave. in Bay Shore, opened in May. The eatery that was formerly known as "Swept Away" was rebranded to create a...

Rock: Fuel Costs, Pilot Shortage Probable Factors in Myrtle Beach Flight Status Remaining Status Quo

This Sunday, August 14, does not seem like any unique date on the calendar. And for most intents and purposes, it is not. North Central West Virginia Airport Director Rick Rock wishes that was the case in his eyes. Rock is aware that this coming Sunday’s Myrtle Beach flight is the last flight from Bridgeport for the 2022 calendar year.

Mega Millions win: Ticket worth $1 million sold in Queens

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens (PIX11) — Someone in Queens just bagged a major win. A second-prize Mega Millions ticket worth a guaranteed $1,000,000 was sold for Tuesday’s drawing, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was bought from Village Stationery, located along Union Turnpike near Kent Street. Mega Millions players can check to see […]
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When Will Honey Boo Boo Get Weight Loss Surgery?

Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson plans to get weight loss surgery after turning 17 later this month. The reality star will celebrate her birthday on Aug. 28. She is considering going through the medical procedure shortly after that. In a sit-down interview with Entertainment Tonight last month, Mama June's youngest...

Nomiya Japanese Restaurant Opens in Roosevelt Field Mall

Nomiya, a new Japanese restaurant, has opened at Roosevelt Field Mall. Touting itself as serving up traditional Japanese fare blended with modern elements, according to a story in Long Island Business News, Nomiya was created by the founders of New York City’s Keki Modern Cakes known for its bouncy cheesecake.

Wendy’s Strawberry Frosty and Thick Cut Fries Review!

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