Judge: MTA Must Clean Up Contaminated LIRR Rail Yard Near Carmans RiverA judge has ruled in favor of Brookhaven town officials demanding the cleanup of a shuttered Long Island Rail Road yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.
Long Island Town Suing LIRR Over Contaminated Dump SiteThe town of Brookhaven is suing the Long Island Rail Road for not cleaning up a long contaminated dump site not far from a protected river and residents' homes.
Long Island Beach Reopens For Swimming After 6 Lifeguards ResignSeveral of them quit after they were allegedly told they could no longer bring their families to work.
1 Dead, 8 Injured When Truck Slams Into Van On Montauk HighwayOne person was killed and many as nine were injured Tuesday – including a toddler – in a crash on Montauk Highway in Brookhaven, Long Island.
Brookhaven Officials Call For Extended Electric Rail Service On LIRRExtending 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 Declares War On 'Zombie Homes,' Tears Down Miller Place HouseBrookhaven 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.
Long Island Woman Accused Of DWI Following Fatal CrashA Long Island woman involved in a three-car accident was arrested and charged with DWI.
Middle Island Residents: Mulch Mountain Has Become A Stinking NightmareA Long Island community's fight against a smelly neighbor is proving to be an uphill battle -- a hill that has become a mountain.
Officials Warn Of Tax Assessor Scam In BrookhavenThe letters claim town workers will be going door to door inspecting properties, but it's not true said the town supervisor.
Long Island Towns Beefing Up Snow-Removal BudgetsHempstead 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.
FEMA Inspectors Arrive In Suffolk To Assess Damage From Historic Rainfall, FloodingUltimately the inspectors will decide if town's hit hard by flood water should be declared disaster areas, making them eligible for federal aid.
Uninsured Long Island Homeowners Play Waiting Game For Flood Damage RepairThe 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.

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