A sea of blue is descending on the Long Island community of Babylon this weekend as hundreds of police officers pay tribute to their fallen colleague, Peter Figoski, who was shot and killed last Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn.
When asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would “step in where Peter would have been” and “try to be the shoulder to cry on.”
Bellone took the county’s highest elected office with 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent for Carpenter, according to unofficial results.
Babylon town supervisor and Suffolk County Executive candidate Steve Bellone stepped in last week to save Santa Claus from budget cuts.
The candidates for Suffolk County Executive faced off at a breakfast gathering in Hauppauge this morning.
Suffolk County police arrested a Long Island man on Saturday afternoon for driving while intoxicated with two children in the car.
Lawmakers say a major plan, called Connect Long Island, would increase public transportation and reduce car use.
The candidates for Suffolk County Executive met before the Long Island Association Thursday morning for their first debate.
Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.
Officials said Russell DeCeck may have received an electric shock from a train car he was working on. He fell onto the third rail at about 6 p.m. Sunday.
Jenni Nedell has been holding a kickboxing fundraiser for the past three years that helps support the upkeep of the September 11th memorial in Babylon.
Inside Penn Station, thousands were straining their necks watching the schedule monitors while listening for any service changes.
They’re all very uncomfortable in the heat. But that did not stop hundreds of people from getting on their bicycles at Babylon town hall.
Those in the summer fun business on Long Island are feeling pretty good these days.
It’s not the Jones Beach fireworks, but it is guaranteed to dazzle.