According to authorities, the detective was passing by when he noticed flames coming from the home on Mineola Boulevard in Williston Park around 7:30 a.m.
Fire broke out Tuesday morning at a home occupied by two elderly residents. One was rescued.
More than a dozen 70-year-old trees were suddenly chopped down in one Long Island, and now residents, stuck with unslightly stumps, are demanding answers.
The accident, which involved a Coach USA bus and a pick-up truck, occurred on Roslyn Road near Heathcote Drive in Albertson around 9 a.m. Tuesday.
A fire in an Albertson complex partially shut down on the Long Island Rail Road Friday evening.
Democratic Nassau County executive candidate Thomas Suozzi picked up a high-profile endorsement Saturday.
The man was shot three times after pointing the gun at officers, police said.
Ivone Oliviera, 34, of Levittown was arrested Thursday night and is charged with endangering the welfare of a disabled person.
The 12-acre Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson suffered severe damage when the Oct. 29 storm ripped through. More than 40 trees were knocked down, including some that were 60 feet tall.
The first awards will be announced March 4, which marks the 80th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s first inauguration as president.
About 150 firefighters battled the fast-moving blaze, which raged just before 2 a.m. at the Foxcroft Road home where a woman, her fiance and one of her sons were sleeping.
Nothing has ever held Alex Alazraki back, not even a lack of arms and legs. “No” just isn’t in the Long Island man’s vocabulary.
The bond proposal would have closed three schools in the Mineola district.
Taxpayers in Mineola went to the polls to vote inside the very schools that are being considered for the chopping block.