Brookhaven’s disability task force has helped make public spaces accessible and pushed for closed captioning on town broadcasts, but now is shifting its focus to more community outreach and awareness. While the outreach is for all disabled town residents and includes newsletters, brochures and emails about local programs, as well as a database of disabled residents’ parents, many of the task force’s initiatives are geared to adolescents.
Bellport homeowners will be allowed to rent out their properties five times between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays, putting an end to a three-year debate over how short-term rentals in the village would be enforced. “It’s a good starting point,” Mayor Ray Fell said. “I promised the community we’d re-evaluate in October to see where problems occur.
A Coram man who stole purses from three separate women walking in commercial parking lots last month was arrested Tuesday morning, Suffolk County police said. Officers said Andrew Sunyar, 36, first snatched a purse from a woman as she walked through the Walmart parking lot on Route 25 in Middle Island on Feb. 23. The following day, authorities said he took a purse from a woman walking in the Kohl’s parking lot on Route 347 in Setauket.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".