Business owners hop surfboards to protest Rockaway Beach closings

Dozens of frustrated residents and business people on Queens’ ocean shore hopped on their surfboards Sunday to tell the city they want more sand on the beaches. Beth and Keone Singlehurst, who co-organized the demonstration at Rockaway Beach, paddled with other protesters in the ocean from a closed… Source link

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Brewers reliever vomits on the mound before throwing his first pitch

Adrian Houser is likely sick to his stomach with his recent performance. The 25-year-old reliever who was recalled from Triple-A hours before the game vomited behind the mound after entering the game in the eighth inning on Sunday. Houser, who had pitched just five innings in the majors in his… Source link

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Mazzeo: Giancarlo Stanton wanted to play in pressure-filled New York, now it's time for the struggling Yankee slugger to deliver

It was nearly a year ago — June 19, to be exact — that the 28-year-old DH/OF closed off his stance with incredible results. But Stanton, who has been susceptible to fastballs in and breaking balls away from righties as a result, isn’t considering making any changes to his stance now, even though it might […]

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Council Speaker Corey Johnson to introduce bills to cope with L train shutdown

“New Yorkers deserve a thoughtful, robust alternate service plan during the shutdown of the L train that will take into account their different travel needs, offer similar routes with buses, encourage new transportation options, and get them to their destination on time,” said Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, chair of the Transportation committee. “We hope the agencies […]

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SUNY Poly chief's corruption trial will shine harsh light on Cuomo upstate development efforts

A man Gov. Cuomo once called “the closest thing to a genius I’ve ever worked with” faces trial starting Monday in an alleged bid-rigging scheme tied to costly upstate revitalization efforts. Former SUNY Polytechnic Institute President Alain Kaloyeros’s trial poses great political risk for Cuomo,… Source link

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Retrial of former state Senate boss Dean Skelos and son Adam will again examine strange father-son relationship

“The conduct and the underlying evidence would constitute corruption under the new definition — but the jury instructions will be different, which is what happened in the Sheldon Silver case,” said Rebecca Roiphe, a professor at New York Law School. Source link

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CARIBBEAT:  World Cup soccer stirs memories of U.S. elimination by Trinidad and Tobago

Artistic Director Verna Walcott-White leads a diverse group of tots and teens — with roots in Jamaica, Trinidad, Haiti, Antigua, Canada, Guyana and the U.S.— in performances of Afro-Caribbean,hip-hop, praise/liturgical and Indian classical Kathak, ballet and other dance styles. Source link

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