Oceanside Man Torched Bar With 12 Inside, Cops Say

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Alec SapounasA 60-year-old man has been accused of trying to firebomb a bar with a dozen people inside near his Oceanside home last week.Nassau County police Thursday arrested Alec Sapounas on charges of attempted arson and reckless endangerment.Arson/Bomb Squad detectives alleged Sapounas threw an accelerant from a container toward the open rear door of Phat Daddy’s bar on Long Beach Road and then ignited it, causing a large fire at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17.Twelve people were in the bar at the time. None were injured.A police spokeswoman said the patrons smelled gasoline, but the motive for the alleged arson was unclear.Sapounas will be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.last_img read more

New land release as buyer demand rises at North Shore

first_imgThe latest home sites released at North Shore.MORE land has been released at North Shore on the back of buyer demand spurred on by the new North Shore State School.A total of 11 home sites have been released at the masterplanned community in the La Glorie section which is next to the new school.The school will be the first government school to open in Townsville in 15 years and is scheduled to open in 2018.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020North Shore project director Andrew Astorquia said the demand had come from young families wanting to be close to the new school.“As a true masterplanned community, that integrates shops, schools, parks, playgrounds and community facilities, North Shore is very attractive to young families,” Mr Astorquia said. “And this is only further enhanced with the new North Shore State School coming out of the ground and now a reality. “As a result we have seen an increase in demand to be not only within the new school catchment but also within a masterplanned community.“The school will be a demonstration STEM school with an innovative design and very passionate and experienced principal, and I think the word has now got out.”Land in La Glorie starts from $119,000.For more information visit the North Shore Sales and Information Centre at 126 Sunhaven Boulevard, North Shore or go to www.stockland.com.au/northshore.last_img read more

Percy Harvin says he was high in every game of his career

first_imgPercy Harvin had quite a pregame ritual during his NFL career.In a Bleacher Report video released Wednesday, the retired receiver said he smoked marijuana before every game to help him relax. “The only thing that really seemed to work is when I would smoke marijuana,” Harvin said. “There’s not a game I’ve played in that I wasn’t high.”Harvin also discussed his infamous fight with Golden Tate when the two were members of the Seahakws before Super Bowl 48 against the Broncos. Related News What went down is 100% false for one. No punches thrown in the altercation and lastly that mark under my eye was there well before the day before the super bowl. And you can google to fact check that. Thanks dudes! Still huge fan of PH wish him nothing but health!— Golden Tate (@ShowtimeTate) October 2, 2019But former Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril appeared to take Harvin’s side.“Everything he just said is a fact,” Avril said on Sports Radio 950 KJR .Harvin, now 31, played in the NFL from 2009-16, spending time with the Vikings, Seahawks, Jets and Bills. Take a look:“There’s not a game I played in that I wasn’t high”Percy Harvin opens up about his struggles with anxiety during his playing career. New “Untold Stories” with @MasterTes pic.twitter.com/JdbhjyE9dS— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 2, 2019While Tate didn’t dispute Harvin’s smoking habit, the Giants recevier did deny Harvin’s claim that he punched Tate and that Tate ended up in a trash can when both played for the Seahawks.“What went down is 100% false,” Tate tweeted. “No punches thrown in the altercation and lastly that mark under my eye was there well before the day before the Super Bowl. And you can google to fact check that. Thanks dudes! Still huge fan of PH wish him nothing but health!” Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott looks to rebound vs. Packers NFL trade rumors: Vikings not trading Stefon Diggs; receiver ‘won’t be speaking’ about situation Jaguars owner balks at Jalen Ramsey tradelast_img read more