$50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store
$50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store Could it be yours? A Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold at a convenience store on Long Island, New York Lottery officials said. The third prize-winning ticket was purchased in Hampton Bays at the Stop & Shop located at 194 West Montauk Highway.  It was sold for the drawing held on Saturday, April 13. Saturday’s winning numbers are 7-33-40-43-69 and the Powerball is 10. Players can check their ticket’s status on the New York Lottery website.
$50K Winning Powerball Ticket Sold At Long Island Grocery Store $50K Winning Powerball Ticket Sold At Long Island Grocery Store
$50K Winning Powerball Ticket Sold At Long Island Grocery Store Feeling lucky? A Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold at a grocery store on Long Island, New York Lottery officials said. The third prize-winning ticket was purchased in Lindenhurst at the King Kullen store located at 600 North Wellwood Avenue. It was sold for the drawing held on Monday, April 15. Monday’s winning numbers are 7-16-41-56-61 and the Powerball is 23. Players can check their ticket’s status on the New York Lottery website.
CBS To Re-Air Billy Joel MSG Concert After Snafu CBS To Re-Air Billy Joel MSG Concert After Snafu
CBS To Re-Air Billy Joel MSG Concert After Snafu After a programming error cut off the final two minutes of Billy Joel’s televised concert at Madison Square Garden, CBS announced it would re-air the show. “Billy Joel: The 100th — Live at Madison Square Garden,” which originally aired on Sunday, April 14, will now be rebroadcast on Friday night, April 19 due to a programming snafu that cut the program off early, according to a statement released by CBS. The show, which was recorded in March to celebrate Joel’s 100th consecutive performance at Madison Square Garden, was partway through the singer’s iconic “Piano Man” when the program abru…
Grave Affair: Inaugural Cemetery Cleanup Day Seeking NY Volunteers Grave Affair: Inaugural Cemetery Cleanup Day Seeking NY Volunteers
Grave Affair: Inaugural Cemetery Cleanup Day Seeking NY Volunteers If you enjoy a quiet working environment and don’t mind rubbing elbows with a few ghosts, this could be the opportunity for you. The New York State Department of State is looking for volunteers to take part in the first annual “Caring for Your Cemetery Day,” on Saturday, April 27. Organizers said the idea is to raise awareness of the hard work and dedication that goes into caring for and preserving cemeteries, especially heading into the spring season. The department is also hoping to gin up more interest in cemeteries among younger people and recruit future volunteers or even officers and…
Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K
Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix is seeking to fill two roles for an upcoming documentary. The popular streaming service is looking for a 20-something-year-old man who is more than 6 feet tall with brown hair, and a suburban New England-type woman in her 50s with dirty blonde or light brown hair. The documentary will shoot four days in New York City and one day in Cape Cod. The gig pays an estimated $3,300 for six days of work, according to the casting call. Click here to apply.
Support Swells For ‘Captain America,' Long Island Personal Trainer Battling Rare Cancer Support Swells For ‘Captain America,' Long Island Personal Trainer Battling Rare Cancer
Support Swells For ‘Captain America,' Long Island Personal Trainer Battling Rare Cancer Mike Emmel isn’t facing his cancer battle alone. Hundreds of friends, former clients, and community members have answered the call since the Long Island personal trainer and Blue Point resident, fondly known as “Captain America,” announced he was diagnosed with leptomeningeal disease. The rare cancer of the cerebrospinal fluid and tissue covering the brain affects the brain and spinal cord, according to the Cleveland Clinic. There is no cure. In Emmel’s case, the aggressive form of cancer has manifested as malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, spreading throughout his brain, spine, and…
NY National Guardsman 'In Fight For His Life' After Surviving Helicopter Crash That Killed 3 NY National Guardsman 'In Fight For His Life' After Surviving Helicopter Crash That Killed 3
NY National Guardsman 'In Fight For His Life' After Surviving Helicopter Crash That Killed 3 To say that Jacob Pratt has a long road to recovery is an understatement. The New York National Guard soldier, a Rensselaer County native from the city of Rensselaer, remains in intensive care after being the sole survivor of a helicopter crash on the US-Mexico border that killed three others. According to the Joint Task Force North, Pratt was aboard a UH-72 Lakota chopper when it went down while flying near Rio Grande City, Texas on Friday, March 8. Earlier Report: NY National Guard Members Killed In Triple-Fatal Crash Return Home; Funerals Set The crash killed New York National G…
Is It Yours? $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store Is It Yours? $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store
Is It Yours? $50K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store A five-figure lottery prize is up for grabs after someone purchased a winning ticket at a Long Island convenience store. The third prize-winning Powerball ticket – worth $50,000 – was bought in Huntington Station, at the 7-Eleven store at 360 East Jericho Turnpike, New York Lottery announced. It was purchased for the Powerball drawing held on Monday evening, April 8. Monday’s winning numbers are 6-21-23-39-54 and the Powerball is 23. Players can check their ticket’s status on the New York Lottery website.
Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, NY Expert Says Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, NY Expert Says
Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, NY Expert Says As New York residents prepare to gaze up at the sky during the upcoming historic solar eclipse less than a week away, a Westchester County eye expert is giving tips on how to properly view the event while using protection.  Known as the "Great North American Eclipse," the astronomical event will cross the United States on Monday, April 8, and bring a partial eclipse to the Hudson Valley. According to experts, such a spectacle can be dangerous to view without eye protection because the sun continues to emit harmful ultraviolet rays, and gazing directly at it can cause severe damage to th…
$50K Winning Powerball Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store $50K Winning Powerball Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store
$50K Winning Powerball Ticket Sold At Long Island Convenience Store It probably wasn’t the jackpot they were hoping for, but a lucky Powerball player still made out alright with a ticket purchased on Long Island. A third prize-winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold in Bay Shore, at the 7-Eleven located at 640 Pine Aire Drive, New York Lottery said. The fortuitous ticket was purchased for the drawing held Wednesday night, April 3. Nobody won the big jackpot, so the next drawing on Saturday, April 6, will be for an estimated $1.23 billion. Players can check the status of their ticket on the New York Lottery website.
Jackpot! $2M Powerball Prize Claimed By Long Island LLC Jackpot! $2M Powerball Prize Claimed By Long Island LLC
Jackpot! $2M Powerball Prize Claimed By Long Island LLC A limited liability company (LLC) on Long Island hit a massive jackpot after taking a chance on a Powerball ticket. The 3317 Holdings LLC of Huntington claimed a $2 million Powerball Powerplay prize for matching the first five numbers drawn on Oct. 2, 2023, New York Lottery said. When purchased, the optional $1 Powerplay feature automatically doubles the $1 million second prize to $2 million. The winning ticket was purchased in Orange County in Newburgh, at the Smokes 4 Less located at 59 North Plank Road. Lottery officials said the LLC received a single lump sum payment of $1.3 million a…
'Best Rendition' Of Breakfast Burrito Found At These Long Island Eateries, Foodies Say 'Best Rendition' Of Breakfast Burrito Found At These Long Island Eateries, Foodies Say
'Best Rendition' Of Breakfast Burrito Found At These Long Island Eateries, Foodies Say Often packed with eggs, potatoes, meat, and cheese, nothing screams meal-on-the-go quite like a hearty breakfast burrito. But where can one find the best wrapped-up-tight breakfast on Long Island? Some Redditors think they know. “Looking for Long Island’s best rendition of a breakfast burrito,” one user posted on the LongIslandEats subReddit on Monday, April 1. Their recent selections have proven “average but forgettable," they added. Their fellow foodies heeded the call. Of the dozens of suggestions in the comments, two eateries garnered the most upvotes: Roast Sandwich House, with locat…
Make Whole Place Shimmer: Taylor Swift Laser Show Planned On Long Island Make Whole Place Shimmer: Taylor Swift Laser Show Planned On Long Island
Make Whole Place Shimmer: Taylor Swift Laser Show Planned On Long Island Swifties, rejoice: a performing arts center on Long Island has plans to put on a Taylor-themed laser show. Fans looking for something to do this summer — that doesn’t involve re-watching the Eras Tour film — can turn to “Taylor Shines - The Laser Spectacular,” hosted by Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA), located at 71 East Main Street in Patchogue. Led by the theater’s DJ Tiff and DJ JC, the event (scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 1) will feature all things Taylor combined with the fun of a laser and light show. In the event's description, PTPA wrote that guests should be ready …
This Nassau County Village Named Best Place To Live In NY, New Rankings Say This Nassau County Village Named Best Place To Live In NY, New Rankings Say
Great Neck Plaza Best Place To Live In NY: New Rankings Looking for a new place to live? This village is the best not only in Long Island's Nassau County but in the state of New York. According to Niche’s 2024 rankings, the Nassau County village of Great Neck Plaza took the No. 1 spot on the site’s “Best Places to Live in New York” list. It also tops the “Best Places to Live in Nassau County” rankings. For the most accurate ranking possible, Niche evaluates a variety of factors, including crime rates, cost of living, diversity, and more. Earning an overall grade of “A+,” Great Neck Plaza has top marks in public schools, health and fitness, o…
'Best Pastrami On Long Island' Found At This Eatery, Foodies Say 'Best Pastrami On Long Island' Found At This Eatery, Foodies Say
'Best Pastrami On Long Island' Found At This Eatery, Foodies Say The new pastrami king? Maybe, according to these passionate foodies. Just months into business, Huntington’s Five High Marketplace – located at 5 High Street – has been dubbed the “best pastrami on Long Island,” by one enthusiastic Redditor. “After years of bemoaning the loss of the original Pastrami King in Queens, I’ve come across one that’s pretty damn close. Outstanding,” they wrote on the LongIsland Eats subreddit.  Earlier Report: New Huntington Eatery Is Best Spot For 'Quick, Affordable Bite,' Reviewer Says At Five High, $22.95 will get you the “Outrageous Pastrami Sand…
This Long Island Bar Reigns Supreme As Best Spot For Brews, Voters Say This Long Island Bar Reigns Supreme As Best Spot For Brews, Voters Say
This Long Island Bar Reigns Supreme As Best Spot For Brews, Voters Say A brewery serving up both traditional and experimental beers and ciders has been voted as the best bar on Long Island for the fourth year in a row. Po’Boy Brewery, located at 200 Wilson Street in Port Jefferson Station, is the best bar on Long Island, according to Bethpage Best of Long Island's brand-new 2024 rankings. Founded in 2013 by brewmaster Bob Rodriguez, the microbrewery offers a smattering of local and homemade ciders, beers, and sours — all with quirky names, such as “Lucky Honey Boo Boo” (a green beer for St. Patrick’s Day), “EyePA of the Tiger” (an American IPA), and “LL Cool…
'Bursting With Flavor': This Sea Cliff Restaurant Is Best On Long Island, Voters Say 'Bursting With Flavor': This Sea Cliff Restaurant Is Best On Long Island, Voters Say
'Bursting With Flavor': This Sea Cliff Restaurant Is Best On Long Island, Voters Say If you’re looking for the finest fare around, look no further than this Long Island eatery, according to voters. Foster – located in the Oyster Bay village of Sea Cliff at 39 Roslyn Avenue – was voted best restaurant for the 2024 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest. “This chef-owned venue combines fresh ingredients with classic techniques to serve elegant meals,” reads the consensus. “Everything at the restaurant is made from scratch with love, attention and simple, healthy ingredients from their pastas, doughs and pastries to dressings, sauces, and condiments.” Opened in November 2022 at…
Heavy Travel Expected For Upcoming Solar Eclipse: Here Are Tips For Smooth Trip Heavy Travel Expected For Upcoming Solar Eclipse: Here Are Tips For Smooth Trip
Heavy Travel Expected For Upcoming Solar Eclipse: Here Are Tips For Smooth Trip If you're making travel plans to view the upcoming total solar eclipse in the Northeast United States, you're certainly not alone.  The total solar eclipse, which will occur on Monday afternoon, April 8, will involve the moon passing between the sun and the Earth, completely blocking the sun and causing the sky to darken as if it were dawn or dusk.  Earlier Report - 'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years' Coming Soon: First Projected Cloud Cover Conditions Because the eclipse is predicted to be the longest and most visible in the US in 100 years, plenty of enthusiasts are…
LI's Chuck Scarborough To Mark 50 Years With WNBC: 'Giant In American Journalism' LI's Chuck Scarborough To Mark 50 Years With WNBC: 'Giant In American Journalism'
LI's Chuck Scarborough To Mark 50 Years With Wnbc: 'Giant In American Journalism' To celebrate journalism legend and localresident Chuck Scarborough's 50th year with NBC 4 New York, the network will hold a week of tributes that will look back at memorable moments throughout his career.  To commemorate  the 80-year-old Scarborough's lengthy career, NBC 4 New York will hold a ceremony on Monday, March 25 at 10 a.m. during which the Empire State Building will be illuminated in the journalist's honor. Those who want to watch this special event can stream it live on the station's "NBC New York News" channel.  Additionally, at 4 p.m. on Monday, the network …
Where's Albert? 11-Foot Gator's Seizure From NY Home Sparks Backlash: 'Kind Of Messed Up' Where's Albert? 11-Foot Gator's Seizure From NY Home Sparks Backlash: 'Kind Of Messed Up'
Where's Albert? 11-Foot Gator's Seizure From NY Home Sparks Backlash: 'Kind Of Messed Up' Where is Albert the alligator? That’s what a New York man and his thousands of supporters are demanding to know after state wildlife officials seized his 11-foot, 750-pound gator from his home. Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) officers showed up to Tony Cavallaro’s Erie County residence in the town Hamburg on Wednesday, March 13, after learning that he had built an addition to his home and installed an in-ground swimming pool to keep the gator. Officers accused Cavallaro of allowing members of the public, including children, to get into the water and pet Albert while the all…
Actresses Wanted For Movie Filming In NY Actresses Wanted For Movie Filming In NY
Actresses Wanted For Movie Filming In NY Those looking for their chance to appear on the big screen may want to check out a casting call for a period movie about to start filming in Westchester.  An upcoming Warner Bros. feature film set in the 1930s is looking for background extras to portray Great Depression-era working women, according to a casting call posted on Backstage. The film, titled "Shotgun Wedding," is set to start filming in Yonkers on Friday, April 12.  Those interested in being extras in the film must be okay with adopting a period-appropriate haircut, have no allergies to wool, be fine with working…
This Is Long Island's Favorite Diner 4 Years In A Row, Customers Say This Is Long Island's Favorite Diner 4 Years In A Row, Customers Say
This Is Long Island's Favorite Diner 4 Years In A Row, Customers Say A 70-year-old restaurant has cemented itself as Long Island’s favorite diner, winning the title of “Best Diner” for the fourth time in as many years. Lindenhurst Diner, located at 195 East Montauk Highway, is the best diner on Long Island, according to the 2024 Bethpage’s “Best of LI” awards. Founded in 1954, the spot touts its restaurant quality food at diner prices – and diners near and far agree that it really is the best of the best. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Lindenhurst Diner (@lindenhurstdiner) “Everything was…
This 'Tremendous' Bellmore Spot Voted Long Island's Best Burrito This 'Tremendous' Bellmore Spot Voted Long Island's Best Burrito
This 'Tremendous' Bellmore Spot Voted Long Island's Best Burrito Diners say this Long Island eatery, with its huge portions and tasty ingredients, has the best burrito around. Fat Boy’s Burrito Company, located at 2496 Merrick Road in Bellmore, is Long Island’s favorite burrito spot, according to the 2024 Bethpage Best of Long Island awards. The eatery, which also has locations in Plainview and Northport, offers over 25 different styles of their famous “fat” burritos — which live up to their name, being stuffed to the brim with flavors both classic and inventive. “These burritos are seriously fat,” wrote Jennie S. of Norwalk, CT on the eatery’s Yelp …
Long Island Vegan Bakery Accused Of Re-Selling Dunkin' Donuts Long Island Vegan Bakery Accused Of Re-Selling Dunkin' Donuts
Long Island Vegan Bakery Accused Of Re-Selling Dunkin' Donuts A Long Island bakery, which offers vegan treats, has been accused of re-selling (the very not-vegan) Dunkin’ Donuts in a post by a fellow vegan store that has now gone viral. Cindysnacks, a 100 percent vegan grocery store in Huntington, alerted the Long Island community to its concerns on Sunday, March 3. Just a week before, co-owner John Stengel said that the store received a shipment of desserts from The Savory Fig, an independent Long Island-based vegan baker. One of the donuts, however, looked a little familiar — in all the wrong ways. “In the middle of the boxes was the donut,” S…
$21K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Business $21K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Business
$21K Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At Long Island Business A winning lottery ticket worth over $20,000 was sold at a Long Island business. The top prize-winning TAKE 5 ticket, worth $21,004, was sold in East Islip at the East Islip Card & Gift located at 64 East Main Street. It was sold for the midday drawing held on Friday, March 8, New York Lottery announced. Winners have one year from the drawing date to claim their prize money. Players can check their numbers on the New York Lottery website.
'Culinary Delight': Best Bagels Found At This Long Island Deli, Voters Say 'Culinary Delight': Best Bagels Found At This Long Island Deli, Voters Say
'Culinary Delight': Best Bagels Found At This Long Island Deli, Voters Say There’s a new bagel king of Long Island. Blazin Bagel and Deli – located in Manorville at 287 Wading River Road – was voted best bagels for the 2024 Bethpage Best of Long Island survey. “Boiled and baked to perfection, Blazin Bagel’s creations boast a delightful balance of chewiness and crispness, creating the ideal bagel texture,” reads the consensus. “Complemented by a selection of artisanal spreads and toppings, each bagel is a culinary delight.” Opened in December 2021, Blazin offers a variety of bagel flavors including classic plain, everything, blueberry, and Asiago. From there, it…
Globe-Trotting Record Seeker Makes Long Island Stop On Quest To Drive 75 Countries Globe-Trotting Record Seeker Makes Long Island Stop On Quest To Drive 75 Countries
Globe-Trotting Record Seeker Makes Long Island Stop On Quest To Drive 75 Countries What drive around the world would be complete without a stop in the Empire State? Sinan Mohammad agreed, making a pit stop on Long Island Wednesday, Feb. 28, during his ambitious quest to travel by car through 75 countries in hopes of setting a Guinness World Record. The 30-year-old Indian national began his arduous trek in Mangalore, India in March 2023, setting out solo in a custom painted Mahindra Scorpio SUV. He hopes to cover roughly 60,000 miles by August 2024. As of early March, he had already driven nearly 30,000 miles across three continents. Mohammad received a warm welcome from…
Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals
Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals From one “tortured poet” to another: the uber-famous Taylor Swift is related to another famous wordsmith, who happens to be from Massachusetts. Taylor Swift, the internationally-loved pop star who recently announced her upcoming album “The Tortured Poets Department,” was discovered to be related to iconic poet Emily Dickinson, NBC’s TODAY Show announced on Monday, March 4. According to Ancestry, who revealed the star-studded lineage to TODAY, Swift and Dickinson are both descendants of a 17th-century English immigrant, who was an early settler in Connecticut, in the Hartford County t…
Hi Barbie! Live Concert For 'Barbie' Movie Coming To Wantagh, 2 Shows In New Jersey Hi Barbie! Live Concert For 'Barbie' Movie Coming To Wantagh, 2 Shows In New Jersey
Hi Barbie! Live Concert For 'Barbie' Movie Coming To Wantagh, 2 Shows In New Jersey Barbies and Kens across New Jersey, get ready for a musical trip to Barbieland this summer! 'Barbie The Movie: In Concert' will be making two stops in the Garden State, Live Nation and Mattel announced on Monday, Mar. 4. The live-to-film concert experience will stop at Freedom Mortgage Pavilion on Saturday, July 6, and PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel on Saturday, Aug. 17. The concert will be Mattel's first live theater experience. The show will feature The Barbie Land Sinfonietta, which is an all-women orchestra led by Tony Award-winning producer Macy Schmidt as conducto…
This East Meadow Spot (Still) Has Long Island's Best Burger, Voters Say This East Meadow Spot (Still) Has Long Island's Best Burger, Voters Say
This East Meadow Spot (Still) Has Long Island's Best Burger, Voters Say What restaurant offers Long Islanders’ favorite burgers? The results are in, and they look familiar. Burgery City, located at 1900 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, was chosen as the “Best Burger” in the 2024 Bethpage’s “Best Of LI” competition. The spot, which offers a classic, diner-like atmosphere, shares the spotlight with Chubs Burgers, Burritos, and Heroes, an all-around sandwich spot at 625 Horseblock Road in Farmingville. Founded in 2015, Burger City has made a commitment to customers that it only uses fresh beef, never frozen — which is exactly why the company believes it has …
Best Hot Dogs Found At This Long Island Eatery, Voters Say Best Hot Dogs Found At This Long Island Eatery, Voters Say
Best Hot Dogs Found At This Long Island Eatery, Voters Say Whether you prefer yours topped with chili and onions, relish and sauerkraut, or just plain old ketchup and mustard, nothing beats a good hot dog. But just as important as how you eat your dog is where you get it. Around here, your best bet is Charlie’s Legendary Hot Dogs – located in Islip Terrace at 16 Lowell Avenue – voted best hot dogs by the 2024 Bethpage Best of Long Island survey. Founded in 1963 by Charles Summa, a disabled World War II veteran, Charlie’s began as a small pushcart based in Brentwood. Over 60 years later, the family-owned business is still going strong. “Locals lin…