Pedestrian killed near Communipaw Avenue

first_imgJERSEY CITY – A car being pursued by the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department struck and killed a pedestrian near the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard between Communipaw at about 5 a.m. on Jan. 23.The sports-utility vehicle (SUV) being pursued jumped the curb and struck Umar King standing at the bus stop before crashing into another car.Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, which is investigating the incident, reported that the SUV had allegedly been traveling at a high rate of speed and had run a number of traffic lights before hitting the victim.Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said police orders for the vehicle to stop allegedly went unheeded.A 16-year old boy inside the SUV was treated at Jersey City Medical Center and is currently being held by the police. Two other teens, who allegedly ran away from the vehicle, are being sought.The SUV was reported stolen in Jersey City on Jan. 19Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at (201) 915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s website. All information will be kept confidential.last_img read more

Thanksgiving 2016 Turkey Trots on Long Island

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York By Natalie ColopriscoMost people think of Thanksgiving as a day for food and family time, but for hundreds of thousands of people across the country, the holiday is also a time for competitive running.These festive Thanksgiving Day races known as Turkey Trots are often tied to different charitable fundraisers, food drives and other good causes dovetailing with the season of giving.What follows is a guide to 16 Turkey Trots on Long Island this weekend through Thanksgiving:7th Annual Massapequa Park Turkey TrotBrady Park, corner of Lake Shore Drive and Front Street, Massapequa Park. $15-$30. 8:30-10 a.m. Nov. 19.2016 Matthew’s Turkey Trot 5K & Chicken Run 1KWest Harbor Memorial Beach, West Harbour Dr., Oyster Bay. $25-$30. 9 a.m. Nov. 19.12th Annual Long Beach City Council Turkey TrotNew York Avenue & Boardwalk, Long Beach. $5-$30. 8:30 a.m. Nov. 20.Stony Brook University’s 2016 Turkey Trot 5KNichols Road, Walter J Hawrys Campus Recreation Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook. $15- $25. 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20.36th Annual Shoreham Wading River Thanksgiving Day RacesMiller Avenue Elementary School, Miller Avenue, Shoreham $15-$20. 8 a.m. Nov. 24.40th Annual “Run for Fun” Turkey Trot742 Montauk Hwy., Montauk. 8 a.m. Nov. 24.9th Annual NRSP Foundation 1K Turkey Trot for Kids & 5K Run/Walk for the ParkNissequogue River State Park, 799 Johnland Rd., Kings Park. $10. 8:30 a.m. Nov. 24.TWF’s 2016 Thanksgiving Day Charity Run (Turkey Trot)American Legion Hall, 1 Mill Dam Rd., Huntington. $7-$40. 8:30 a.m. Nov. 24.Garden City’s 2016 Turkey TrotSt. Paul’s School, 285 Stewart Ave., Garden City. $15-$35. 8:30 a.m. Nov. 24. 41st Annual Port Washington Thanksgiving Day 5 Mile Run (Turkey Trot)Manorhaven Park, Manorhaven Boulevard, Port Washington. $25-$60. 8:30 a.m. Nov. 24Massapequa’s 2016 Turkey TrotJohn J. Burns Park, Merrick Road, Massapequa. $10-$35. 8:30 a.m. Nov. 249th Annual Smiles Turkey TrotCorey Beach Park, 1 Corey Ave., Blue Point. $10-$20. 8:45 a.m. Nov. 24Smithtown Kickers Turkey Trot 2016Smithtown Elementary School, 51 Lawrence Ave., Smithtown. $10- $25. 9 a.m. Nov. 24.11th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey TrotMattituck High School, Main Road, Mattituck. $15-$30. 9 a.m. Nov. 24.North Shore Turkey TrotNorth Shore Community Youth Organization, 200 Glen Head Rd., Glen Head. $5-$25. Nov. 24.13th Annual St. John the Baptist Run Your Turkey OffSt John the Baptist Diocesan High School, 1170 Montauk Hwy., West Islip.$25. 9 a.m. Nov. 25.last_img read more