Brookhaven

Joseph and Susanne Maggio, with their tree fraternal triplets. (Photo: CBS 2)

After Years Of Frustration, ‘Miracle’ Triplets Come Into The World On Long Island

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.

02/15/2013

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Edward Romaine speaks to reporters on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Sorry That ‘Failure Took Place’ After Snowstorm

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.”

02/14/2013

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

Suffolk Highway Official Resigns Over Botched Snow Removal; 5 Deaths Attributed To Storm

In Smithtown, 70 employees used two dozen vehicles to plow snow-covered streets overnight before loading the snow onto trucks and hauling it away.

02/13/2013

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Former NYC Cop Among Those Busted In Suffolk County Drug Ring

Suffolk County authorities announced Thursday the arrest of six people charged in an illegal prescription drug ring.

12/20/2012

Holtsville Wildlife and Ecology Center (credit: CBS 2)

Supporters Fighting To Keep Beloved L.I. Zoo Away From Budget Ax

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.

09/21/2012

Melissa Maher (credit: CBS 2)

Controversy Surrounding L.I. DWI Stop That Ended With Fatal Crash

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.

09/04/2012

Thomas Lippens (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Brookhaven Man Arrested For Threatening Marina Security Guard

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.

08/06/2012

Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Celebration Planned For Firefighters Who Battled Long Island Brush Fire

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.

04/13/2012

Bamboo (file / credit: clipart.com)

Brookhaven Considers Restrictions, Ban On Planting Bamboo

Dove Tree Nursery owner Sunny Lipinski says she knows why Brookhaven is among the latest towns considering banning the planting of bamboo.

04/03/2012

A dog works in the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2001 (credit: Andrea Booher/FEMA/Getty Images)

Coram 9/11 Memorial To Honor Dogs

They worked tirelessly at the World Trade Center site searching for survivors and human remains after the attacks of September 11, 2001, and now the town of Brookhaven and the Rocky Point VFW will honor canines at their 9/11 memorial in Coram.

02/09/2012

Cat (file / credit: clipart.com)

Brookhaven Forms Task Force For Feral Cats

The town of Brookhaven is launching a task force of volunteers to help trap, neuter and release feral cats.

12/15/2011

Woman with shopping bags (file / credit: clipart.com)

Vote Tonight On Proposed Mount Sinai Mall

Mount Sinai residents say they would love the tax revenue and jobs the outdoor mall would bring, but not the traffic.

12/06/2011

A downed tree - Oyster Bay Cove, NY - Aug 29, 2011 (credit: Bill Tynan / WCBS 880)

Many Long Islanders Still In The Dark Days After Irene Passes

The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.

08/30/2011

A Beach Patrol Headquarters used by the City of Long Beach lifeguards was lifted and moved to the boardwalk by the strong winds of Tropical Storm Irene as it swept through Long Island on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. (credit: Kathy Kmonicek/AP)

Long Island Cleaning Up After Irene Passes; Thousands Still Without Power

Tropical Storm Irene walloped Long Island over the weekend with the winds causing major problems after knocking down trees and power lines.

08/29/2011

Fireworks techinicians from the Grucci Company prepare mortars for a fireworks show at New Rochelle on July 4, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Goes Behind The Scenes With A Crew Of Fireworks Technicians

Dozens of communities in the Tri-State were planning big fireworks shows after sundown Monday, with crews preparing for the big night. CBS 2 went behind the scenes to catch up with some folks who truly love their dangerous work.

07/04/2011

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