Hofstra University

The Fehlings' Island Park house is under construction. They lost their original home in Sandy. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Town To Hold ‘Rebuild Right’ Seminar For Residents Still Impacted By Sandy

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray said residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed can make improvements to protect against another major storm.

07/24/2013

Chris Weidman with Boomer & Carton on July 10, 2013 (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Civic Leaders On LI Call UFC Fighter Chris Weidman A ‘True Hometown Hero’

Civic leaders on Long Island say Chris Weidman is a “true hometown hero.” A “Chris Weidman Day” celebration is being held Wednesday afternoon in Baldwin.

07/17/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Court Papers: Andrea Rebello’s Family To Sue Nassau County Police For Wrongful Death

According to court papers filed by the family’s lawyer, the pending suit alleges “wrongful death, civil rights and negligence actions against the County of Nassau and its police officers and possibly other defendants to be named after discovery,” reported Newsday.

06/11/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Alumni Petition For Better Security Off-Campus

As many as 2,000 people have already signed the petition to increase security. This comes in the wake of a home invasion that ended with 21-year-old student Andrea Rebello being shot dead by a police officer.

05/23/2013

Wake For Andrea Rebello, May 21, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Mourners Remember Hofstra Student Andrea Rebello As ‘Complete Angel’

Family and friends of 21-year-old Hofstra student Andrea Rebello said a final farewell at a wake Tuesday evening.

05/21/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Police Union Defends Officer’s Actions In Hofstra University Standoff

While critics have questioned the actions of the Nassau County police officer who accidentally killed a 21-year-old Hofstra University student, police union officials have called him “a great cop who did the right thing.”

05/21/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Nassau County Officer’s Actions Dissected In Incident That Killed Hofstra Student

John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Michele Galietta said the officer was confronted with a split-second choice when a masked man holding 21-year-old Hofstra University student Andrea Rebello in a headlock pointed a loaded handgun at him.

05/20/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Sad Graduation Day At Hofstra Following Student’s Death In Home Invasion

Graduation day was bittersweet for students at Hofstra University Sunday, as students carried heavy hearts for a classmate who was shot and killed in a violent home invasion.

05/19/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Authorities: Hofstra Student Was Struck And Killed By Officer’s Bullet

A funeral mass is planned for next week for a Hofstra University student who was shot and killed during a break-in at her apartment on the school’s campus in Uniondale.

05/18/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: Facebook)

Police: Hofstra Student, Armed Suspect Killed During Uniondale Home Invasion

Nassau County Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lack said a man with a ski mask forced his way into the house at 213 California Ave. in Uniondale at 2:30 a.m. Three females and one male were in the house.

05/17/2013

One of 50 students and teachers getting his head shaved at Hofstra University Student Center. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Hofstra University Students, Teachers Go Bald At Cancer Fundraiser

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation sponsored Wednesday’s event which will raise funds for childhood cancer research.

03/13/2013

Stony Brook University (credit: Wiki Commons)

Colleges On Long Island Pull In Record Donations

Five schools on Long Island received donations that either matched or exceeded their largest gifts ever.

03/03/2013

Hofstra Arrests

Police: Hofstra Basketball Players Admit To Dorm Room Burglaries

Authorities said four Hofstra University men’s basketball players have made admissions of guilt after being arrested on burglary charges

12/01/2012

Top: Shaquille Stokes and Kentrell Washington; Bottom: Jimmy Hall Jr. and Dallas Anglin (credit: Nassau County Police)

4 Hofstra University Basketball Players Charged With Burglary

The players are accused of breaking into six unlocked dorm rooms at the Uniondale campus on Hempstead Turnpike between Oct. 4 and Nov. 5, police said.

11/30/2012

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama shake hands during the 67th annual Al Smith dinner at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rivals Obama And Romney Quiet Hostilities For Al Smith Dinner

With the Waldorf buttoned down under presidential-level security, the two candidates ascended to the grand dais packed with millionaires, billionaires, bishops, pundits, politicians and the occasional TV star.

10/18/2012

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