Hochul announces two offshore wind projects

Hochul announces two offshore wind projects

Gov Hochul announced that two new offshore wind projects that are expected to begin delivering clean power by 2026 have received funding.According to the governor’s office, the two projects will produce enough energy to power one million New York homes and meet 10% of NYC and Long Island electricity needs.Empire Wind 1 will be located…

Blakeman claims collusion between Hofstra and Hard Rock International

Blakeman claims collusion between Hofstra and Hard Rock International

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman is claiming that Hofstra President, Susan Poser, is blocking the development of the Las Vegas Sands Casino because she is colluding with Florida-based Hard Rock Cafe Inc., in an effort to boost Hard Rock’s goal of opening a casino in Queens. At a press conference on Thursday, Blakeman revealed screenshots…

Human remains found in Babylon park

Human remains found in Babylon park

A group of teenagers walking to school found a human left arm at Southards Pond Park in Babylon Thursday morning. A police dog later found a leg about a mile away, later in the evening, a right arm was found close to where the first arm had been discovered. Police did not share whether the…

Stolen van filled with stolen credit cards

Stolen van filled with stolen credit cards

Old Westbury police stopped a minivan yesterday that was reported stolen in Suffolk County a month ago. Investigators say they found New York state driver’s licenses in various people’s names, a credit card skimming device and debit cards in multiple names in the van. The suspect is facing multiple charges. Law enforcement agencies are working…

Humorously morose comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ dies at 76

Humorously morose comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ dies at 76

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Richard Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died. He was 76.Lewis, who revealed he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2023, died at his home…

Appellate judge refuses to halt Trump’s $454 million fraud penalty while he appeals

Appellate judge refuses to halt Trump’s $454 million fraud penalty while he appeals

By MICHAEL R. SISAK and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A New York appellate judge on Wednesday refused to halt collection of Donald Trump’s $454 million civil fraud penalty while he appeals, leaving the former president less than a month to pay the staggering sum or secure a bond covering the full amount…

McConnell will step down as the Senate Republican leader in November after a record run in the job

McConnell will step down as the Senate Republican leader in November after a record run in the job

By MICHAEL TACKETT Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch McConnell says he’ll step down as Senate Republican leader in November. The 82-year-old Kentucky lawmaker is the longest-serving Senate leader in history. He’s maintained his power in the face of dramatic changes in the Republican Party. He made the announcement Wednesday on the Senate floor. He said…