Some of the news from around Long Island this week.
The wife of the man who was on Saturday but turned up alive in Florida, says she discovered emails which indicate he was planning his disappearance.
Evana Roth told a packed news conference at her lawyer's office in Carle Place that she thought her husband was dead after authorities searched the beach for hours and found no sign of Massapequa resident Raymond Roth.
The Mars rover Curiosity is on course to land in East Meadow Saturday night.
But don't worry, the car-sized robot hasn't wandered 152 million miles off its trajectory. NASA has arranged viewing parties all across the country, including one in East Meadow, for the public to watch the all-or-nothing touchdown of their most ambitious Mars mission yet.
Hundreds of men in uniform stood at the mouth of the Long Island Sound to salute their new superior in Kings Point on Monday.
Rear Admiral James A. Helis, USMS, was installed as the 12th superintendent of the .
A Long Island entrepreneur known for selling fast Italian sports cars is about to embark on a high-speed boat race designed to raise money for cancer research.
Stuart Hayim, owner of Experience Auto Group, which sells and other luxury vehicles out of three showrooms, Manhattan, and Florida, will race his powerboat around Long Island on Tuesday.
Two Halesite Fire Department members helped rescue an Osprey caught on an antenna in Huntington Bay on Wednesday.
Firemen Mike Conforti and Alex Niedziela responded to a call at around 5 p.m. that the bird's foot had become snared in cable wires after it perched on an antenna on a house along Shore Road. Two other Osprey were circling the bird, ready to thwart any perceived threat to their companion. It took about 15 minutes for the firemen and an officer from the Town of Huntington's animal control department to free the bird.
Glen Cove has received an allocation of $875,951 in federal funds to build its ferry terminal, the city announced today.
The funds come from the Federal Highway Administration.
The money will be put toward constructing the LEED-standard terminal building's areas for ticket sales, passenger waiting areas and customer service offices.