18 Dec

Massapequa Man DWI in Crash That Killed 2, Cops Say

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York An accused drunken driver was arrested for allegedly hitting and killing an elderly married couple in Massapequa Park on Saturday night, Nassau County police said.John Hartwig, 63, of Massapequa, was driving a Ford Explorer eastbound on Merrick Road when he struck the man and woman, both 77 years old, just east of Park Boulevard at 8:10 p.m., police said.Both victims were taken to a local hospital, where they were pronounced dead. They were identified as Barbara and Melvyn Glickman of Melville.The suspect, who was found to under the influence of alcohol, was placed taken into custody at the scene. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and two counts of second-degree vehicular manslaughter. He will be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Hempstead.last_img read more

24 Sep

Nun who kissed Elvis set to make Batesville stop

first_imgBatesville, In. — As part of the 150th Anniversary celebration at the St. Louis Catholic Church, Mother Delores Hart will visit with parishioners on the weekend of September 29.Mother Delores Hart started her Hollywood career starring as Elvis Presley’s sweetheart in the movie “Loving You” in 1957 at the age of 19. She also co-starred with Elvis in the movie “King Creole.” In 1960 she starred with Connie Francis and George Hamilton in “Where the Boys Are. She earned a Golden Globe for Best Picture/Drama for her performance in “Lisa”, the story of a young Holocaust survivor. She also won a Tony nomination for her performance in Broadway in “The Pleasure of his Company.” In the film, “St. Francis of Assisi” she portrayed Clare, a woman who gave up everything to follow St. Francis and ultimately founded the Order of Poor Clares. Her last Hollywood appearance was in the movie “Come Fly With Me” with actor Hugh O’Brien.At the top of her career, she shocked the entertainment world by announcing she was going to become a cloistered nun and enter the Abbey of Regina Laudis.  “I never felt I was ‘walking away from Hollywood’” she said recently. “I felt I was walking into something more significant and by that, I took Hollywood with me.”Mother Delores Hart will host a “Meet and Greet” for local youth at the St. Louis Activities Center Sunday, September 30 and on Monday, October 1, Mother Hart will meet with the students from the Oldenburg Academy and St. Louis Catholic School.last_img read more