There is a plan to clear 55 acres of forest on Long Island to create an auction site for vehicles damaged by superstorm Sandy, but there is a battle over the plan.
Residents have complained that the students are noisy, litter and create parking problems.
A new man is in charge of the snow plows in one Long Island town, as bad memories continue to linger from last month’s blizzard.
The acting highway superintendent, Michael Murphy, resigned in the wake of the complaints. He was filling in for incumbent John Rouse, who was elected to a judgeship in November.
A dangerous plant from Asia is attacking parts of Long Island’s most pristine waterways. The perennial pepperweed has infested a treasured North Shore beach park, threatening birds and fish.
The Town of Brookhaven has been heavily criticized for taking days to plow many streets, and now a couple said after the plows finally came, the drivers caused a flood.
The odds were against the Maggio trio. Their parents had been trying to conceive for more than four years, using medicines and in vitro fertilization, followed by multiple miscarriages.
Town Supervisor Edward Romaine placed blame on the highway department for roads being left unplowed for days. Although the department is an independent entity that the town does not have authority over, he said it “concerns me that they failed.”
In Smithtown, 70 employees used two dozen vehicles to plow snow-covered streets overnight before loading the snow onto trucks and hauling it away.
Suffolk County authorities announced Thursday the arrest of six people charged in an illegal prescription drug ring.
The Holtsville Wildlife and Ecology Center has been a treasure for decades, but Brookhaven officials said it costs taxpayers $900,000 to keep open and the town is $10 million in the red.
A Long Island mother is dead and her six-year-old daughter was critically injured after the woman tried to evade police following a controversial DWI stop. Police said there was no chase.
Thomas Lippens, 24, became irate Sunday afternoon after he and his parents were denied entry into the Squassux Landing Marina on Beaver Dam Road around 1 p.m., police said.
An all-day celebration is planned for May 19 at the Brookhaven Amphitheater in Farmingville to honor the hundreds of volunteer firefighters who helped douse the brush fire that scorched 1,124 acres of Suffolk County.
Dove Tree Nursery owner Sunny Lipinski says she knows why Brookhaven is among the latest towns considering banning the planting of bamboo.