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  • Howard Davis Jr. pursues excellence from boxing to MMA

    Howard Davis Jr. pursues excellence from boxing to MMA
    At the Olympics that launched Sugar Ray Leonard and the Spinks brothers, the award for the outstanding boxer of the Games went to Howard Davis, Jr. It almost didn't happen. Three days before his first fight in the 1976 Olympics at Montreal, Davis'...
  • Barry Ritholtz: A conservative case for infrastructure spending

    The other night, I made a rare airport run. Our niece from Chicago is visiting for the long weekend, and rather than send a car, we fought through both U.S. Open and Mets traffic to pick her up at LaGuardia Airport. Regular readers know my views of U.S....
  • Record-setting storm drenches N.Y. area, leaves highways underwater

    Record-setting storm drenches N.Y. area, leaves highways underwater
    Some records are broken. Others are smashed beyond belief. The rain that hit the New York City suburbs late Tuesday and early Wednesday clearly fell into the latter category, dumping a remarkable 13.1 inches of rain in just a few hours. Major highways...
  • Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour

    Long Island hit by flash floods during rush hour
    NEW YORK — More than a foot of rain hit parts of New York's Long Island on Wednesday, enough to set a preliminary state record, triggering flash floods and swamping cars on major roads that were turned into rivers during the morning rush hour....
  • Snowstorm brings early test for New York's new mayor

    NEW YORK — On his first full day in office Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a headache that has bedeviled many a mayor before him virtually every year: a major snowstorm. At a news briefing shortly after swearing in his new police...
  • Snow halts flights at JFK, buries streets; two deaths on East Coast

    NEW YORK -- Flights into and out of John F. Kennedy International Airport were suspended for hours Friday, at least two deaths were reported in the region and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gave more than 1 million pupils a day off as a winter storm dumped...
  • Perhaps 'Green Parking' Isn't An Oxymoron

    When I first heard the term "green parking," I assumed it was greenwash, pretend environmentalism. I was certain it was an oxymoron; I filed it with "urban renewal project," "Long Island Expressway," "halftime entertainment," "Rell administration," and...
  • Long Island's Jones Beach An East Coast Favorite

    Long Island's Jones Beach An East Coast Favorite
    WANTAGH, N.Y. — It's hard to say what it is exactly that makes one beach nicer than another. Is it the sand? The water? The size of the waves? Nearby attractions, such as a boardwalk or gift shops? Whatever it is, Jones Beach on Long Island's south...
  • Thousands Mourn Fallen Nassau Police Officer

    Thousands Mourn Fallen Nassau Police Officer
    At the church where he was married, Nassau County Police Department Officer Michael Califano will be buried Thursday, six days after losing his life when a truck slammed into the police cruiser in which he was sitting. Highway Officer Califano was 44-...
  • LIE Drag Race Ends With Gas Station Explosion

    LIE Drag Race Ends With Gas Station Explosion
    An early morning drag race, where speeds reportedly reached 145 miles per hour, left one driver injured and a gas station up in flames, police said. "These 2 cars are flying in the left and center lane and he said it actually rocked the car as they went...
  • Cops: Man Was Drunk When He Clocked 126 mph on LIE

    Cops: Man Was Drunk When He Clocked 126 mph on LIE
    A Long Island man was charged with DWI and reckless endangerment after he was busted driving drunk down the Long Island Expressway at speeds over 120 mph, police said. According to Nassau County Police, Joseph Melendez, 26, of Central Islip was behind...