Brookhaven

Snow falls in Brooklyn on Dec. 10, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Icy Roads Cause Concern Across Tri-State As Temps Drop

Snow fell across much of the Tri-State area Tuesday, causing traffic, school closures and concerns about icy roads as temperatures drop.

12/10/2013

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

Brookhaven Beefs Up Snow Removal Capabilities In Aftermath Of Last Year’s Blizzard Response

Sixteen new trucks along with a new computerized communications system should prevent the kind of snow plowing disaster that occurred last winter, Highways Superintendent Dan Losquadro said.

11/18/2013

Brookhaven officials announced a $7 million deal to upgrade sorting technology at the town's recycling center. (credit; CBS 2)

High-Tech Additions To Make Recycling Easier in Brookhaven

Starting in 2014, Brookhaven, Long Island, homeowners will no longer have to check their calendars before putting out their recycling.

11/13/2013

Jessica Pistolese mug shot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Report: At Least One Dead In Brookhaven Car Crash

A woman was killed and two other victims were transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, according to the report.

08/31/2013

Army Medic Timothy Strobel rides a horse at Saddle Rock Ranch in Middle Island, LI. (Credit CBS 2)

Long Island Ranch Provides Therapeutic Setting For Wounded Vets

A long way from the battlefields there is a place where soldiers returning from war can heal with the help of horses.

08/02/2013

Selden Fire Hydrant

Frustrated Brookhaven Residents Call On Town To Reimburse For Flood Damage

Hatzisarris has a six page list of items lost after the flood, including a computer.

08/01/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Four Injured In Suffolk County Deck Collapse

As many as nine people may have been on the deck when it collapsed, the injured adults were being treated for minor cuts and bruises at a local hospital.

07/14/2013

Snow plows work to clear the Long Island Expressway after the powerful blizzard. (credit: CBS 2)

New Brookhaven Highway Chief Pledges To Plow This Winter

Four months after being sworn into his new position as Brookhaven Town Superintendent of Highways, Dan Losquadro has a plan to tackle upcoming snow troubles.

07/09/2013

Fire Island Lighthouse (file/credit: Paul Costello via Wikipedia)

Brookhaven Town Supervisor: ‘Fire Island Is Open For Business’

Another community has made a comeback in the wake of superstorm Sandy.

07/05/2013

Cars damaged by superstorm Sandy seen at Calverton Executive Airpark on Long Island - Jan. 9, 2013 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Yaphank Residents Oppose Sandy Car Auction; Cite Environment

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.

04/22/2013

Lawn sign in Stony Brook (credit: CBS 2)

Stony Brook Residents Want Rental Rules Enforced For College Students

Residents have complained that the students are noisy, litter and create parking problems.

03/18/2013

Streets covered in snow in Brookhaven, NY.(credit: CBS 2)

Brookhaven Gets New Highway Chief After Blizzard Debacle

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.

03/06/2013

Crews work to remove snow in Smithtown, NY on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Brookhaven Holds Vote For Highway Superintendent Month After 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.

03/05/2013

The Asian pepperweed is spreading like wildfire on Long Island, ruining all the pristine ecosystems in its path. (Photo: CBS 2)

‘Harry Potter’-like Weed Growing Amok On Long Island, Destroying Ecosystem

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.

02/28/2013

Selden Fire Hydrant

L.I. Couple: Snow Plows Finally Come, But End Up Causing 3-Foot Flood

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.

02/16/2013

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