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"Wrong Turn on Red"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima In their chart-topping 1965 hit, "Turn! Turn! Turn!," the Byrds sang, "To everything, turn, turn, turn." To which they might have add...

Neighbor Charged With Murdering Dismembered Woman

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.24.2014 | Crime

A New York woman has been charged in the slaying of a mother of four whose partially dismembered body was discovered on Long Island earlier this month...

Principal Fired For Trying To Keep Students From Speaking Spanish

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.19.2014 | Latino Voices

A principal who allegedly prohibited students from speaking Spanish will lose her job, the Texas press reports. Administrators voted Monday night ...

Bus Plows Into Home, Killing Young Boy

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A transit bus hit a pedestrian and then slammed into a suburban New York City house, killing a 6-year-old boy who was inside t...

Your Photos Of New York State: The People

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

To mark last night's presidential debate in Hempstead, New York, we asked HuffPost readers throughout New York to send us some pictures of the Empire ...

Your Photos Of New York State: Cities And Towns

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

The second presidential debate is happening tonight in Hempstead, N.Y. To mark the occasion -- and because we got so many amazing photos for our Kentu...

Your Photos Of New York State: The Outdoors

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

The second presidential debate is happening tonight in Hempstead, N.Y. To mark the occasion -- and because we got so many amazing photos for our Kentu...

New Day, New Debate: Show Us Your Photos Of New York State

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics

Last week, in preparation for the vice-presidential debate in Danville, we asked HuffPost readers to send in their photos of Kentucky -- to show off t...

Hofstra University Prepares for Political Sizzle in October

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Barbara Probst Solomon

Will students engage in the upcoming presidential elections in the definitive way they did for Obama in '08? The general perception in the media is that they might not.

Bank Of America Just Lost A $170 Million Customer

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 08.09.2012 | Business

Bank of America may have millions of customers, but the government of Brockton, Mass., is no longer one of them. Brockton is divesting its municipa...

Hempstead Freedom Walkers Challenge Long Island Segregation

Alan Singer | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

Eighth-grade students in Hempstead, New York organized a Freedom Walk to honor the 1961 Freedom Riders and to make a statement that racial integration and equality should still be valued by our society today.

Disproportionate Share of Turnaround Money Headed to High Schools

Sarah Garland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Garland

U.S. Department of Education is handing out $3.5 billion in grants to failing schools around the country. But when it comes to turning around high schools, educators admit that no one knows exactly what works.

Defining Democracy

Rana F. Sweis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rana F. Sweis

The fifth Parliamentary elections will be held in Jordan this November. It is difficult to see signs of true reform in this year's elections and I hope that Jordanians will look beyond the banners that dress the city.

Female Corrections Officer Arrested In Long Island Shooting Spree

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP)-- Three people were shot, two of them fatally, during a shooting spree early Wednesday morning, and a corrections officer related...

Paterson Launches Election Bid On Long Island

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — David Paterson launched his campaign for a full four-year term as governor Saturday with a combative campaign speech that mock...

Paterson Launches Governor Bid In Long Island Hometown

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Weeks after becoming the state's first black governor, David Paterson made a triumphant return to his childhood alma mater, He...

Shoebox Baby's Mom Arrested

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (AP) -- Police on Long Island have arrested the mother of a newborn found abandoned in a shoebox in the lobby of a Long island ...

An Anti-Kennedy Coalition: Radio Ranters and Intellectuals

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Nolan

The Empire State is a triumvirate uniting the House of Clinton, the House of Cuomo and the House of Paterson. Would reviving the Kennedy dynasty disturb this delicate ecological balance?

Presidential Debate Protesters Charged by Mounted Police; Iraq Veterans Injured, Arrested

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Pandemonium erupted outside Hofstra University tonight at around 8pm, an hour before the final presidential debate of the 2008 camp...

Outside Debate, Hempstead Struggles (VIDEO)

ANP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today a horde of journalists descends on Hempstead, NY, to cover the third and final presidential debate. But ANP left the pack to hear from people ou...