| Jan 7, 2011
| 6:34 AM
In anticipation of Friday's snowfall, the MTA has announced several service changes on the subways and railroads.
On Friday, straphangers can expect express trains 2, 3, 4, 5, A, E, D, F, N and Q will run local in various sections of their routes.
| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 4:07 PM
In a heartless case of animal abuse, Hempstead Town animal control officers discovered nearly two dozen animals - some of them dead - in a Rockville Centre home that was apparently notorious for animal neglect.
After responding to a "well being check" by...
| Jan 16, 2011
A Long Island mother and daughter have been charged with animal cruelty after officials rescued 15 starving and filthy dogs and cats from their home, the second such incident in the same town in a few days.
Animal control officers also removed the...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:24 PM
The Archdiocese of New York, joined by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against three Cabinet officials in the Obama administration. It was the first, legal salvo in the feud over insurance funding for birth...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Two, middle-school girls from Rockville Centre described how they escaped potentially fatal injuries, when two schoolbuses crashed, just feet from where they waited for their own bus to school. One of the yellow buses smashed into a brick light post, as...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Polling places in Nassau County, Long Island closed at 9PM despite the pleas from some voters to stay open longer. The county's Board of Elections cited paying overtime for workers and security in a bond referendum election that has cost the county $2.2...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 11:21 AM
Last month, the Crime & Safety blog asked readers to share what 9/11 means to them.
Readers responded, and their stories will be posted here, individually and in coming days, until the 10th anniversary on Sunday.
Paul Schuhmann of Delray Beach met Paul...