The Long Island Rail Road on Friday afternoon suspended train service in both directions on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay and Hempstead branches after a fire broke out at a recycling plant next to the tracks east of Jamaica station, officials said. The railroad, on Twitter, said NYC Transit is cross-honoring LIRR tickets at Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills and Woodside. An LIRR spokesman said the service was suspended until further notice.
A Mount Sinai man died after being thrown from the car he was driving that had left the road and struck a tree in Coram, police said on Thursday. Mark Farabaugh, 54, was driving a 2001 Hyundai south on North Ocean Avenue, just north of Pine Road, in Coram, when the single-car accident occurred at about 10:37 a.m., police said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner, the police said.
A North Babylon man has been arrested in Brentwood after prosecutors said he tried to sell almost 2.5 kilograms of heroin in a sting, prosecutors said on Thursday. Juan Jimenez, 37, also called Jason, was charged with possession with intent to distribute over two kilograms of heroin in Brentwood.
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".