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Massapequa. Ever Heard of It?

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 08.07.2016 | New York
Linda DeMers Hummel

Sometimes I say, "I grew up in New York," but when you say it like that, you get, "Oh, Manhattan?" People think it's exotic to have grown up in New York City, where you never learn to swim or drive, and you're all blasé when you see Robert DiNiro strolling around your neighborhood.

Tired of Climbing Up the Real Esate Ladder

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 08.21.2012 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

The would-be home buyer didn't like my advice about selling her house before she went to contract on another one. "That won't work. I won't have a p...

Merola's Market: Family Business In Debt Rescued By Dana Conklin And Other Loyal Customers

Family Business In Debt Rescued By Loyal Customers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Small towns across the country are feeling the burden of the recession, and the Long Island, N.Y. town of Point Lookout is no exception. Like many sma...

Forbes 'Most Troubled Luxury Neighborhoods' List 5 Long Island Communities

Newsday | ELLEN YAN and GARY DYMSKI | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Five Long Island communities placed in Forbes magazine's top 12 "most troubled luxury neighborhoods," where the number of listings versus recent sales...

Long Island: Newborn Girl Found In Shoebox

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A newborn girl was found alive in a shoebox at the entrance to a Hempstead, L.I., apartment building, cops said....

Albert Einstein Photo A Long Island Collector's Prize

Newsday | CHRISTINA HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He's sticking his tongue out in a gesture to "all of humanity." In Albert Einstein's own words, that was the message behind his playful expression, ca...

Cops Raid Hero Store Owner's Deli

Newsday | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The hero status given to a Long Island store owner who stopped a would-be robber in his tracks didn't last very long. Authorities had warned deli own...