| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:58 PM
After an almost three-hour debate, the City Council on Tuesday effectively nixed a new Taco Bell at the intersection of Burbank Boulevard and Buena Vista Street, citing traffic safety concerns tied to a proposed drive-through on the site.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Suffolk county cops and first responders thought they were answering a call to help a man who had fallen in an upstairs apartment bathroom in Center Moriches but they found much more, including a house with debris stacked almost to the ceiling. They ended...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 9:03 AM
A $3.2-million project for intersection and rail improvements at the rail crossing at Buena Vista and Van Owen streets is scheduled to begin in March after more than five years of trying to accumulate enough funding for the work.
The project has been on...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Plans to open a 24-hour Taco Bell restaurant at one of the most dangerous intersections on Buena Vista Street have nearby residents fuming.
Taco Bell plans to demolish a building that once housed Conroy’s Flowers at the intersection of Buena Vista...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:02 AM
Yohannes Mersha, a United Taxi driver, believes a proposed $15.50 minimum fare from Bob Hope Airport is, well, fair.
“But we have to serve the community, and if the community doesn't want it, that's how it goes,” said Mersha, who has been a...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Being an oversized vehicle in Burbank just got a lot harder. The City Council this week adopted a plan that would force drivers of non-commercial vehicles longer than 22 feet or taller than 8 feet — which would include most recreational vehicles,...
| May 17, 2011
| 10:28 AM
NEW YORK -- For the first time in years, buying a home may beat renting.
Two factors are at play, according to researchers who recently crunched the numbers, Ken Johnson of Florida International University and Eli Beracha of East Carolina University...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:53 PM
Burbank and Glendale are embarking on a project to improve traffic flow on surface streets between the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways.
The project, which will cost roughly $1.7 million, includes improving traffic signals, installing...
| Nov 5, 2011
The best high school football team in Carroll County will not be going to the playoffs.
Westminster won its first county championship since 2005 with a resounding 39-6 victory over host South Carroll in Friday's regular-season finale.
But even on a...
| Aug 26, 2012
Home Turf: 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster
Head Coach: Ken Johnson (10th season)
2011 Record: 6-4 overall; 4-3 county
The Falcons were oh-so-close in 2011. Despite having the county's youngest squad a year ago, Winters Mill fell just one win short of a...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 8:42 PM
Five miles separate the workplaces of Brad Wilson and Ken Johnson.
In their long and distinguished coaching careers, they've walked a lot further than that distance on their respective sidelines.
Wilson is beginning his ninth year as the head football...