The senator’s measure would change the Family and Medical Leave Act, which was enacted in 1993, to give workers about two-thirds of their salaries for up to 12 weeks in a family crisis.
This would not be the first ban on energy drinks in Suffolk County. In March, a bill was passed that banned the sale and distribution of energy drinks to anyone under the age of 18 in county parks.
Tri-State Area residents woke up to dangerous cold Saturday, with some areas setting record lows in the minus range. And the conditions brought a high risk of hypothermia and frostbite for anyone outside for too long.
A Long Island man is dead after he lost control of his car and crashed into a Long Island Rail Road platform.
According to Suffolk County Police, Mario Cernas, 19, posted that there would be a shooting during a high school soccer game at the Dowling College Sports Complex in Shirley.
The crackdown on reckless motorcycle drivers continued over the weekend on Long Island.
Seven motorcyclists were arrested on reckless driving charges in Suffolk County Sunday, and dozens more were cited.
Stunned reaction continued Tuesday from friends of Long Island church singer Saundra Simonee, whose body was found dumped in a parking lot last week.
Saundra Simonee’s body was found in the parking lot of The Birches apartment complex in Bay Shore around 9:15 Friday morning.
Suffolk County police continued to investigate Sunday, after a woman’s body was found in a parking lot in Bay Shore.
John Esposito died last week of natural causes at Sing Sing prison in Ossining. He did not know of the decision when he died.
A man was shot in the face and wounded Sunday afternoon on Long Island.
Federal authorities announced Wednesday a high school student from Long Island pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his plans to travel to Yemen to volunteer to fight for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
A Long Island woman who lost her two children in a drowning accident has launched a call to improve pool safety just in time for swimming season.
Maria Cepparo’s children, a 13-year-old son, who is autistic, an 8-year-old boy and 6-year-old twin daughters, were left in the car with no heat and the doors unlocked.