Calverton

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs Fights To Remain Open

A Calverton no-kill dog rescue operation that is under investigation by the state attorney’s office is fighting to stay open in an attempt to prevent dozens of dogs from being euthanized.

08/26/2014

Precious Pups in Calverton, N.Y. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Dog Rescue Accused Of Selling Sick Dogs

A court has ordered the Calverton dog rescue called Precious Pups to close its doors after complaints that neglected dogs were being rescued, then simply resold.

08/20/2014

A skydiver was killed and another was seriously injured on Long Island on Wednesday when their parachute failed to open. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: 1 Skydiver Dead, 1 Critically Hurt After Parachute Fails On Long Island

Around 4 p.m., two jumpers believed to be involved in a tandem jump at Skydive Long Island in Calverton somehow ended in a free fall, police said.

07/30/2014

These Long Island men and two others face fines for allegedly capturing this young deer and another and posting photos on Instagram. (credit: Instagram)

4 L.I. Men Face Fines After Allegedly Capturing Deer, Posting Photos Online

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says at least one of the fawns was chased with a vehicle and captured alongside a fence. Photos show one of the suspects holding a “stressed” yearling.

11/13/2013

(credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

600 Pumpkins Stolen From Long Island Farm

Police this weekend were searching for the suspects who stole hundreds of pumpkins from a farm on Long Island.

10/05/2013

Alligators Found In Suffolk County (credit: Suffolk County SPCA Facebook)

Four Gators Found In Suffolk County Ahead Of Illegal Reptile Turn-In Event

A New York man enjoying his morning cup of coffee Friday stumbled upon four alligators near a Long Island boat ramp.

04/21/2013

Yankee Stadium 2012 Home Opener(credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Long Island Sod Rolled Out At Yankee Stadium, Citi Field

Long Island Farm Bureau executive director Joe Gergela said there are thousands of acres of sod growing on Long Island.

04/01/2013

Cars in Calverton (Credit: CBS2)

Environmentalists: Cars Wrecked During Sandy Creating Natural Disaster

An environmental group believes sensitive Long Island land is being contaminated by cars damaged during superstorm Sandy.

02/05/2013

Top: James Donnellan, Sharmane Cromer; Bottom: Joseph Elardo, Nicole Johnson (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Suspects Sold Stolen Frozen Shrimp To L.I. Restaurant To Support Drug Habit

The suspects had stolen at least $2,400 worth of frozen shrimp from supermarkets since December 2012 and sold it to the Tai Yu Chinese Restaurant in Mastic Beach, police said.

02/05/2013

A car damaged by superstorm Sandy (credit: Jackson Yordon via Facebook)

Southampton Goes To Court Over Sandy-Damaged Cars

Environmentalists say they threaten the water supply and residents are deeply concerned, as the cars could catch fire or leak chemicals.

12/07/2012

Amber Gandolfo (Credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Following Disastrous Skydiving Incident, L.I. Woman Discusses Her Ordeal

She is shaken up, but very grateful to have little more than a few scratches. The young woman who was stuck dangling from a tree after skydiving in Calverton on Long Island spoke about the ordeal on Thursday.

07/26/2012

Tractor On A Long Island Farm (Credit: CBS 2)

Dangerously Dry Conditions Could Mean Higher Grocery Bills For Consumers

With little relief in sight from the heat wave, the dangerously dry conditions gripping most of the United States may soon start having a noticeable impact on the price of food the public pays at the grocery store.

07/17/2012

Palomino pony (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Suffolk County SPCA Needs Your Help To Save Pony

The 12-year-old Palomino pony needs surgery to remove one of its eyes because of a bad medical condition.

07/09/2011

Calverton Business Incubator at Stony Brook University - Calverton, NY - File / Photo: Stony Brook University

Farming And Science Team Up On Long Island

A $3.5 million state grant has been secured to create the new Agriculture Consumer Science Center at the Calverton Business Incubator.

10/29/2010