Extending electric train service on the Long Island Rail Road’s Montauk Branch would increase ridership, improve service and help boost the East End economy, Brookhaven officials say.
Brookhaven Township’s new blighted property law employs a point system “for each health, safety or building violations.” After 100 points, the house may be torn down.
A Long Island woman involved in a three-car accident was arrested and charged with DWI.
A Long Island community’s fight against a smelly neighbor is proving to be an uphill battle — a hill that has become a mountain.
The letters claim town workers will be going door to door inspecting properties, but it’s not true said the town supervisor.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said last year the town budgeted $2 million for snow removal, but spent more than $2.4 million. This winter, they’re setting aside $2.8 million.
Ultimately the inspectors will decide if town’s hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.
The historic rainfall that hit western Suffolk County this week has left crater-like sinkholes in its wake and took an emotional and financial toll on homeowners.
Suffolk County and the towns of Islip and Brookhaven have declared states of emergency after what County Executive Steve Bellone called an “unprecedented” deluge.
The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.
A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.
In 2013, the town removed more than 10,000 of the offending commercial signs from along roadways and on utility poles.
More snow moved into the region on Saturday and many residents have had enough.
Authorities say heavy, wet snow is putting a serious strain on many buildings around the area.
Some towns on Long Island have already blown their snow budgets and the season is only halfway over.