New Poll Reveals How NYers Think Gov. Hochul Is Handling Job New Poll Reveals How NYers Think Gov. Hochul Is Handling Job
New Poll Reveals How NYers Think Gov. Hochul Is Handling Job Fresh polling shows a dip in New Yorkers’ satisfaction with Gov. Kathy Hochul’s handling of the job. A Siena College poll of registered voters released on Tuesday, Feb. 20, shows that Hochul’s favorability rating sits at 41 to 46 percent, down from 45 to 42 percent in January 2024. Her job approval rating also took a hit, sitting at 48 to 47 percent, down from 52 to 42 percent last month, the poll found. Voters were closely divided on whether Hochul is an effective or strong leader, and a plurality said she’s out of touch with average New Yorkers, the poll showed. It wasn’t all bad news f…
Nassau County Bans Transgender Athletes From Competing In Women's, Girls Sports Nassau County Bans Transgender Athletes From Competing In Women's, Girls Sports
Nassau County Bans Transgender Athletes From Competing In Women's, Girls Sports Nassau County will ban transgender athletes from competing in women’s and girls sports at local facilities, a move that mirrors similar legislation throughout the country and has sparked outrage among advocates. County Executive Bruce Blakeman announced the executive order, which will go into effect immediately, at a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 22. The order applies only to female competitive sports, not co-ed or male sports. It will prevent transgender women from participating in women’s sports at all county-run facilities. "This is not precluding anybody from participating in s…
IDs Released For Pilot, Passenger On Plane That Made Southern State Parkway Emergency Landing IDs Released For Pilot, Passenger On Plane That Made Southern State Parkway Emergency Landing
IDs Released For Pilot, Passenger On Plane That Made Southern State Parkway Emergency Landing Authorities have identified the two people who were onboard a small plane that made a crash landing on a Long Island highway. The incident happened at around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, on the Southern State Parkway in Babylon. New York State Police said the single-engine Cherokee Archer made an emergency landing on the eastbound shoulder of the parkway near exit 33.  Earlier Report: Update: Small Plane Crash Lands On Southern State Parkway In Babylon; Troopers Seeking Video The aircraft avoided hitting any cars, but photos showed its right wing bent backward alongside a tra…
5 Men Charged With Grand Larceny At Valley Stream Target 5 Men Charged With Grand Larceny At Valley Stream Target
5 Men Charged With Grand Larceny At Valley Stream Target Five men have been charged with grand larceny at a Long Island Target. The incident took place in Valley Stream around 11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. According to Nassau County Police detectives, officers responded to the store, located at 500 West Sunrise Highway, for a larceny in progress.  When the officers arrived they found three men and placed them under arrest, police said. During the arrest, an officer was injured when one man resisted and attempted to get away. The officer was transported to a nearby hospital for assessment and treatment.  The two other subjects f…
Campground Kidnapping: Man Admits Abducting, Sexually Assaulting 9-Year-Old NY Girl Campground Kidnapping: Man Admits Abducting, Sexually Assaulting 9-Year-Old NY Girl
Campground Kidnapping: Man Admits Abducting, Sexually Assaulting 9-Year-Old NY Girl The man accused of kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from a New York state park and later sexually abusing her has formally confessed. Craig Ross Jr., age 47, pleaded guilty to kidnapping with intent to collect ransom and predatory sexual assault against a child as part of a plea deal in Saratoga County Court on Wednesday, Feb. 21. New York State Police said Ross abducted the child as she rode her bicycle in Moreau Lake State Park on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. Earlier Report: New Update: Kidnapping Suspect Craig Ross Jr. Probed In Milton Murders Of 2 Women, Report Says Her mother called…
Strike Averted: Nurses, Healthcare Workers At Valley Stream Hospital Approve New Contract Strike Averted: Nurses, Healthcare Workers At Valley Stream Hospital Approve New Contract
Strike Averted: Nurses, Healthcare Workers At Valley Stream Hospital Approve New Contract Hundreds of nurses and other healthcare workers at two Long Island hospitals will dodge the picket line after approving a new contract promising better working conditions. Members of the New York State Nurses Association from Northwell Health voted to ratify the contract on Tuesday, Feb. 20, following an all-night bargaining session two nights before, the union said on Facebook. The move came weeks after over 700 healthcare workers employed by Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Valley Stream facility and Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead overwhelmingly approved a strike author…
$50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Bethpage Convenience Store $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Bethpage Convenience Store
$50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Bethpage Convenience Store A winning lottery ticket worth $50,000 was sold at a convenience store on Long Island. The third prize-winning Powerball ticket was sold in Bethpage at the 7-Eleven located at 497 Stewart Avenue. It was sold for the drawing held on Monday, Feb. 19, New York Lottery announced. Monday’s winning numbers are 4-23-45-50-53 and the Powerball is 17. Winners have one year from the drawing date to claim their prize money. Players can check their numbers on the New York Lottery website.
Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Long Island Rail Road Station Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Long Island Rail Road Station
Alleged Hit-Run Driver Nabbed In Crash Injuring Woman Near Long Island Rail Road Station One of two suspected hit-and-run drivers has been arrested following a crash that injured a woman near a Long Island Rail Road station. The incident happened around 3 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in Brentwood. Suffolk County Police said the 37-year-old woman was walking southbound on Brentwood Road at the Long Island Rail Road crossing when she was struck by a gray sedan. She was then hit by a blue sedan. Earlier Report: 37-Year-Old Woman Struck By 2 Vehicles Who Flee Scene In Brentwood Neither driver stopped to check on the woman, police said. The victim, a resident of Brentwood, was tra…
Rick, Kathy Hilton Selling LI Estate With 8 Bathrooms, 3 Fireplaces For $15M Rick, Kathy Hilton Selling LI Estate With 8 Bathrooms, 3 Fireplaces For $15M
Rick, Kathy Hilton Selling LI Estate With 8 Bathrooms, 3 Fireplaces For $15M This impressive Long Island estate could be a hotel of its own. Rick and Kathy Hilton have listed their Southampton mansion – located in the hamlet of Water Mill at 9 Fordune Drive – for $15 million. The Hilton Hotels heir and former “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star purchased the 10,500-square-foot residence, complete with six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, in 1999 for nearly $2.4 million, The Wall Street Journal reports.  The entryway at 9 Fordune Drive in Water Mill. The Corcoran Group Situated on 2.7 acres, the home is billed as “quintessential Hamptons grandeur,” acc…
Alert Issued For Long Island 16-Year-Old Missing Over Week Alert Issued For Long Island 16-Year-Old Missing Over Week
Alert Issued For Long Island 16-Year-Old Missing Over Week Police are investigating the disappearance of a Long Island 16-year-old who has been missing for over a week. Jeamy Barrera, of Medford, was last seen at her Southaven Avenue residence on Friday, Feb. 9, according to Suffolk County Police.  A relative reported her missing on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Barrera is 5-foot-5 and 140 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact 911. Share this story by clicking the Facebook icon below. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Drunken Elmont Man Pulls Gun On Worker After Being Kicked Out Of Virginia Business: Police Drunken Elmont Man Pulls Gun On Worker After Being Kicked Out Of Virginia Business: Police
Drunken Elmont Man Pulls Gun On Worker After Being Kicked Out Of Virginia Business: Police A 43-year-old New York man kicked out of a Virginia business was arrested for returning to the scene and flashing a gun at an employee, authorities said. Dean Campbell, of Elmont in Nassau County, got the boot from a business on the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard due to disorderly behavior in Arlington just before 1 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, county police said. Campbell returned shortly after and began arguing outside the business, at which point he brandished a firearm and advanced towards an employee, "making physical contact," with them, police said. Campbell then fled on foot. Responding o…
Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos
Not Laughing: George Santos Sues Jimmy Kimmel For 'Deceiving' Him Into Making Cameo Videos Disgraced former New York Rep. George Santos is taking his beef with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel to federal court. In a lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York on Friday, Feb. 16, the ex-Republican lawmaker accused Kimmel of copyright infringement and fraud for a series of personalized videos the talk show host commissioned from him on the website Cameo. The 35-year-old Santos began selling video shout outs on the site following his historic ouster from Congress amid federal criminal charges. Earlier Report: US House Expels Nassau Rep. George Santos In Historic Vote K…