In the electronics department, tablets are still tops and what’s old is new again in toy stores.
Hundreds of Christmas trees and thousands of holiday decorations, gifts and menorahs were packed up at Dee’s Nursery in Oceanside and sent on their way to troops in Afghanistan.
Police said someone broke into the Mary Immaculate Church on Browns Lane and stole a three-inch by five-inch gold crucifix.
A 78-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a crash on Long Island.
Investigators have deemed that a fire that broke out early Sunday at a dry cleaners on Long Island was an arson.
A Long Island driver is under arrest after police said he hit and killed a pedestrian and drove off.
A 45-year-old man was killed, and a second person was wounded, in an early-morning home invasion on Long Island Sunday.
A more than 160-year-old Long Island church has been gutted by a fire that blazed through the sanctuary hours before Sunday’s service. But congregants gathered and gave thanks that no one was hurt.
A chronic drunken driver has been sentenced to six years in prison, following his 12th arrest on Long Island this past fall.
Saturday marked 20 years since the Long Island Rail Road massacre, which left 16 people dead and more than a dozen wounded when a gunman opened fire inside a train full of passengers.
On Dec. 7, 1993, a gunman opened fire on a train car filled with commuters leaving New York City. By the time passengers tackled Colin Ferguson, his fusillade had left six people dead and 19 wounded.
The accident happened on Long Beach Road shortly after 1 p.m.
For students at Hempstead High School, Nelson Mandela has always been a free man.
Melinda Kanter, of Deer Park, made it to the finals of this year’s gift wrapping contest.
While the search continues for a new home for the historic boat, many hold out hope the 600-ton ship will be able to stay.