About 67 percent of people who receive a parking ticket in Suffolk County never pay the ticket because there is currently no penalty for late payment. But the county executive has proposed a measure that would put late fees in effect.
Congress passed a bill Thursday scaling back what had been drastic increases in flood insurance rates for many homeowners. It passed in the Senate by a vote of 72 to 22.
About 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.
Police on Thursday were investigating the violent death of a man whose body was found on a Long Island beach.
The new strains of lice, dubbed “Super Lice,” are showing resistance to traditional treatments and health experts are warning that schools are exactly where these newest strains are being found.
A 48-year-old Stony Brook woman called 911 from her home on Tuesday and told the dispatcher she was about to give birth. Operator Christine Springer said the new mom stayed calm in an otherwise stressful situation.
Summer preparation is under way at Robert Moses State Park. Roughly 400,000 cubic yards of sand is being dredged and will pumped on to hurricane-damaged beaches.
South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out over 4,000 letters to patients who may have been exposed to dangerous viruses, including hepatitis and HIV, through insulin shots.
The students at Ward Melville High School in East Setauket worked all year to compete and could have been eligible to earn college scholarships if they placed in the state’s Science Olympiad event.
The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.
A woman who was injured in a fiery car crash on Long Island met with her two rescuers Tuesday, they are forever united after the harrowing experience.
Big changes could be coming to New York’s highly criticized Common Core curriculum. A state panel has recommended taking the emphasis off of tests, at least for the students.
Joseph committed suicide and inhaled noxious fumes of some sort, police told 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera.
Schumer said he fought last year for the federal aid in Congress but it’s not getting to those in need fast enough.
Service was suspended for about two hours Tuesday morning between Huntington and Hicksville after the LIRR said an unauthorized person was struck by a train.