Bohemia Man Lit, Threw Bottle of Fuel, Cops Say

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Bohemia man was arrested after he allegedly lit a bottle full of flammable liquid on fire and threw it out of a moving vehicle in Lake Grove on Sunday night, Suffolk County police said.Officers responded to a report that a incendiary device landed in the street, which caught on fire before a resident extinguished the flames with a hose shortly before 8 p.m., police said.Witnesses provided police with a description of the vehicle, which officers found less than an hour later at Gulf gas station on Expressway Drive South in Holbrook, police said.Anthony Persico, 25, was identified as the suspect who threw the flaming bottle.Arson Squad detectives charged him with criminal possession of a weapon.He will be arraigned Monday at First District Court in Central Islip.last_img read more

Lutz visits victory lane at Natural Bridge

first_imgScott Lutz got the lead with two laps to go in winning the Virginia Sprint Series feature at Natural Bridge Speedway. (Photo by Jim Haines)By Jim HainesNATURAL BRIDGE, Va. (Aug. 19) – The Natural Bridge has been a popular destination for tour­ists but for racers and fans the track up the street is where to be.Scott Lutz became the latest visitor to victory lane at that popular destination when the Virginia Sprint Series visited Saturday night.With the laps winding down, Lawson went outside Mike Leraas for the lead and the front pair raced that way for two laps. That battle ended when Leraas and Lawson caught up with a lapped car and the three wouldn’t fit three-wide.Lawson slid over the hill to bring out the yellow and Lawson was sent to the rear. Lutz was strong on the bottom and got under Leraas with two laps to go, then held off Leraas for the IMCA Rac­eSaver Sprint Car feature win.Anthony Linkenhoker was fourth and fifth went to Bill Rice.Feature results – 1. Scott Lutz; 2. Mike Leraas; 3. Tony Harris; 4. Anthony Linkenhoker; 5. Bill Rice; 6. Jeff Taylor; 7. Jerald Harris; 8. Daren Bolac; 9. Brian Lawson; 10. Chris Ware; 11. Charlie Ware; 12. Neil Sandridge; 13. Tom Humphries.last_img read more

Driving test safety precautions

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich. — In March driving schools in Michigan had to close their facilities because of the COVID–19 pandemic.According to Stroia School of Driving Instructor, Timothy Witman, since May its been difficult keeping up with their scheduling because of the backlog.Stroia implemented precautions which entailed wearing masks and also sanitizing their own vehicles but one test taker who preferred to test in his own van had other concerns.Witman said he takes other safety measures when riding in a personal vehicle.He also said while the backlog is keeping them very busy, he enjoys what he does and feels safe.The enjoyable part for the test taker is when they pass.For more information on a list of precautions to take when using your personal vehicle, you can visit www.stroiaschoolofdriving.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Bipartisan agreement approved for K-12 students return to schoolNext Second mural of the summer completed in Downtown Alpenalast_img read more