Stony Brook University name new interim president

Stony Brook University name new interim president

Stony Brook University has named Richard McCormick as its new interim president. He will start on Aug. 1.He succeeds Maurie McInnis who became president of Yale earlier this month.McCormick served as Rutger’s president and as the president of the University of Washington.Stony Brook hopes to have a permanent leader in place by the 2025-2026 academic…

Nearly two-thirds of Democrats want Biden to withdraw, new AP-NORC poll finds

Nearly two-thirds of Democrats want Biden to withdraw, new AP-NORC poll finds

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX and EMILY SWANSON Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Democrats say President Joe Biden should withdraw from the presidential race and let his party nominate a different candidate, according to a new poll, sharply undercutting his post-debate claim that “average Democrats” are still with him even if some “big…

Jarren Duran’s 2-run HR gives AL a 5-3 win over NL in All-Star Game

Jarren Duran’s 2-run HR gives AL a 5-3 win over NL in All-Star Game

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Speedy Jarren Duran describes himself as a player who keeps his head down, works hard and never thinks of himself as being better than anybody else. Duran turned some heads in his first All-Star Game, hitting a tiebreaking two-run homer for the American League and being awarded the MVP trophy named…

Baldwin man accused of scamming New Hyde Park man

Baldwin man accused of scamming New Hyde Park man

A Baldwin man is accused of scamming a 73-year-old North New Hyde Park man out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.According to court documents, the suspect retrieved 6 gold bars, valued at over $390,000 from the victim who was deceived by a notification telling him that his computer had been compromised and he needed to…

Uncle Giuseppe’s taking over Stop & Shop location

Uncle Giuseppe’s taking over Stop & Shop location

Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace is taking over the Stop & Shop supermarket in Greenvale that is scheduled to close later this year.The Greenvale store is among 32 underperforming supermarkets in five states, including four on Long Island that Stop & Shop will close on or before Nov. 2.

Hochul announces double-digit drop in Long Island crime

Hochul announces double-digit drop in Long Island crime

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday that shootings and overall reported crime have dropped by double digits on Long Island this year, Hochul called the decreases “extraordinary.”According to the governor’s office, there was a 44% decline in shooting incidents with injury reported by the Nassau and Suffolk County police departments from Jan. 1 to June 30,…

Shark spotted at Lido Beach

Shark spotted at Lido Beach

Lifeguards from the Town of Hempstead have confirmed a shark was spotted at Lido Beach Monday .Officials say the shark was about 7 feet in size and was spotted swimming 25 feet from shore.Swimming was suspended for about an hour, but has since resumed.