Schumer Calls on Feds to Expedite Jones Inlet Light, Jetty Repairs

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Boating through Jones Inlet has proven treacherous since a nearby navigational light tower was destroyed by Sandy and a nearby jetty was damaged in the superstorm nine months ago, officials say.Now, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is calling on the Coast Guard and Army Corps. of Engineers to expedite repairs on both structures this summer instead of pushing it off until next year.“Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on Long Island’s waterways and now without a main light tower beaming over Jones Inlet, it’s incredibly dangerous for boaters navigating their vessels in the dark or in foggy weather,” he said in a news release.The senator said boaters and others have expressed concern about the dangerous conditions in the inlet that connects the Atlantic Ocean and Middle Bay since the damage occurred in October.The highly traveled waterway is tucked between the west end of Jones Beach and Point Lookout on the east end of Long Beach.last_img read more

Victims Pistol-whipped in Baywood, North Bay Shore Home Invasions

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Suffolk County police are investigating a pair of armed home invasions during which victims were pistol whipped about one mile apart on the same day last week in Baywood and North Bay Shore, authorities said.In the first case, a gunman with his face covered kicked in the door of a Baywood home on Sonia Road, hit the victim in the head with a gun and demanded money at 4:25 a.m. Thursday, police said. The attacker fled empty handed.In the second case, three men—two of whom were armed with handguns—and a woman rang the doorbell of a Hemlock Drive apartment in North Bay Shore and then forced their way inside when the victim answered the door shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday, police said.That victim was also pistol whipped before the assailants fled with two watches, police said.There were neither any arrests nor descriptions of the suspects in either case. Third Squad detectives are continuing the investigations.last_img read more

Souness ‘sees’ Messi playing for Man Utd

first_img Loading… Graeme Souness has sensationally called for Manchester United to make an audacious move to sign Lionel Messi. The Barcelona superstar’s time at the Nou Camp could be coming to an abrupt end following the club’s humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich. Messi, 33, has grown disillusioned with life at his boyhood club following numerous mounting problems behind the scenes. Reports in Spain claim he has made an ultimatum to Barca by demanding a major overhaul of changes or he’ll leave when his contract expires next year. And Souness believes Premier League duo Man City and neighbours United should waste no time in making their move. Writing in the Times, he said: “Lionel Messi looked like a man who has had enough of carrying that team; without him they wouldn’t even be good enough to qualify for the Champions League. “This would be the perfect week to put a bid in for the 33-year-old Argentinian and I could easily see him playing in Manchester — at either United or City.” With the superstar not getting any younger, Messi may not be prepared to spend the twilight of his career at a club going backwards. The real issues at Barcelona lie at the hands of president Josep Bartomeu, who has been embroiled in a string of controversial antics. One of those include paying a PR firm to attack stars such as Messi and Gerard Pique online. Pep Guardiola is likely to be favourite to reunite with Messi with the duo winning seven major pieces of silverware together including two Champions League titles. According to reports, Man City would be prepared to pay whatever it takes to land Messi if he was available. read also:Man City ready to swoop for Messi He has a huge £635million buy-out clause as part of his current contract. Italian giants Inter Milan have also been linked with a move for Messi but are unlikely to compete financially with the Premier League pair. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted Content7 Theories About The Death Of Our UniverseHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise YouWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe 9 Best Robots In Movie HistoryA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our Planet10 Risky Jobs Some Women Dolast_img read more