Drenching downpours on Wednesday flooded out neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens and caused mudslides and washouts in Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey.
Niculae Petre, 45, and Dorin Husa, 37, both of Queens, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of possessing forgery devices.
The land is privately owned by National Grid, which plans to sell the property. The land is zoned for industrial use. Many residents are OK with that because they say without tax revenue from industry, they’ll be hit with huge school tax hikes.
It has been a fixture on the Long Island landscape since the 1920s — and not a pretty one. An old power plant is finally coming down, but residents nearby said they are worried about their taxes going way up.
According to detectives, a 63-year-old woman in Sea Cliff discovered a swastika drawn in black marker on a panel of her garage door.
The graffiti includes swastikas, the numbers “420,” the words “White Knight” and the letters “WK.”
Police on Long Island met with concerned residents Wednesday night in the wake of a series of burglaries that occurred in the past year.