Bayport man sends hate mail to LGBTQ community and threatens bombings, mass shooting, says FBI

A Bayport man sent dozens of hate-filled letters to LGBTQ organizations and leaders threatening bombings and a mass shooting that would make the 2016 Orlando Pulse Nightclub attack “look like a cakewalk” in comparison, federal prosecutors said Monday. Robert Fehring, 74, surrendered to FBI agents Monday and was charged with making threats through the U.S. … Read more

Is the Giants better with Devontae Booker, and not Saquon Barkley, as lead back?

In the midst of his postgame mopiness on Sunday, the self-described falling Saquon Barkley was asked about his somewhat diminished role in the attack. “I’m not producing in the running game right now, so I can not be sorry I get 11 carries,” he said of his options against the Dolphins. “We do not do … Read more

Democrat Sarah Anker declares victory in Suffolk’s legislative race

Suffolk County Legis. Sarah Anker (D-Mount Sinai) declared victory Monday in her re-election bid in the Sixth District, defeated Republican challenger Brendan Sweeney and denied Republicans the opportunity to form a veto-safe “super-majority.” Anchor won by 63 votes after a recount of ballots completed Monday, according to unofficial results. She had been down by nearly … Read more

Noah Dobson’s progress in Iceland’s defense

Noah Dobson is no NHL neophyte. Still only 21, he is in his third NHL season, and the Islanders certainly hoped he would mature into a potential top-pair defender when they selected him as No. 12 overall in 2018. The adversity that the islanders have faced, namely a COVID-19 outbreak and an injury to the … Read more

Medical experts call for “caution” with holiday travel by the end of 2021

With the omicron variant lurking and COVID-19 cases rising on Long Island and around the country, medical experts are urging “caution” with holiday travel. These experts do not completely rule out travel, but said Monday that it can be much more or less risky depending on the details. “I really want to encourage families to … Read more

Noah Dobson’s progress in Iceland’s defense

Noah Dobson is no NHL neophyte. Still only 21, he is in his third NHL season, and the Islanders certainly hoped he would mature into a potential top-pair defender when they selected him as No. 12 overall in 2018. The adversity that the islanders have faced, namely a COVID-19 outbreak and an injury to the … Read more

To protect students from the wrong things

While 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley used a semi-automatic pistol to kill four classmates at Michigan’s Oxford High School last week, I thought of a completely different kind of threat to elementary school students: books with dirty words and unpleasant stories. Recently, Gov. Greg Abbott instructed the Texas Education Agency to investigate “any criminal activity in our … Read more

The Jets will pick up K Eddy Pineiro

The Jets hope they have solved their kicker problem. They sign former Bears kicker Eddy Pineiro, according to his agent Drew Rosenhaus. Pineiro becomes the Jets’ third kicker in three weeks. Matt Ammendola was the Jets’ kicker for most of the season. But they released him last Saturday. Ammendola missed three field goals in his … Read more

Jack Johnson, Joe Bonamassa went to Jones Beach

Get ready for the Jack and Joe attack as singer / songwriter Jack Johnson and blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa come to Northwell Health at the Jones Beach Theater during the summer of 2022. Johnson, along with opener Durand Jones and The Indications, will play the second night of his tour on the season’s second show … Read more