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East Islip

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13 Long Island Beaches Closed To Swimming Due To Bacteria Concerns

Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.

07/05/2014

Deer (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Deer Get Stuck In House Foundation On Long Island

Two deer got stuck in the foundation for a house under construction on Long Island Wednesday.

12/04/2013

The Schabergers say Pathmark employees denied them a free turkey earned by their falled police officer son because May Schaberger is Vietnamese. (Credit CBS 2)

Family Of Fallen Cop Brings Discrimination Claim Against Local Pathmark

An honor turned into humiliation for the family of a fallen NYPD officer from East Islip.

11/28/2013

Long Island Burglaries

Police Search For Daylight Burglars Targeting Suffolk County Homes

A disturbing pattern of break-ins has been plaguing Long Island, with houses being targeted in the middle of the day when no one is home.

11/06/2013

Mosquitoes

West Nile Mosquitoes Found At Heckscher State Park On L.I.

If you’re planning to go to Heckscher State Park on Long Island, you are advised to put on your bug spray.

08/17/2013

McGee (credit: Charlene Lanigan)

Long Island Cat Found After Missing Three Years

McGee mysteriously disappeared from his Long Island home three years ago and just as mysteriously reappeared.

02/04/2013

Cyclists take part in the NYC Century Bike Tour (Credit: NYC Century Bike Tour/Facebook)

Thousands Of Cyclists Hit The Five Boroughs For The NYC Century Bike Tour

Roughly 7,000 cyclists came out for the 23rd Annual NYC Century Bike Tour on Sunday. The bike tour began at 6 a.m. and will conclude at 6 p.m.

09/09/2012

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Long Island Centenarian Known As ‘The Bowling Machine’ Turning 107

Gene Scala is the oldest active bowling member in the United States and is part of a league in Syosset.

08/21/2012

Pattie Zullo, of Ronkonkoma , left, gets roses and a kiss from Alexia Zambrotta, 2, Bay Shore. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Good Samaritan Reunites With L.I. Girl Allegedly Abandoned By Day Care Workers

When a Long Island woman spotted a little girl playing by herself in a park last week her maternal instincts kicked in.

08/21/2012

Christina Karimi with her daughter Alexia. (credit: Facebook)

Cops: 2-Year-Old Girl Left Behind On LI Beach After Outing With Day Care Center

Three hours passed before Our Little Darlings Day Care, of Bay Shore, called police to ask if a missing child had been found, Capt. Bruce Marx said.

08/15/2012

Police said 22-month-old Byron McArthur drowned in this pool at his family's home in East Islip. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Toddler Drowned In Backyard Swimming Pool After Climbing Up Ladder

When authorities arrived at the scene, the boy’s mother was administering CPR to him, police said. Byron was rushed to Southside Hospital, but couldn’t be saved.

07/04/2012

Heckscher State Park (file / credit: DanTD via Wikipedia)

18-Year-Old Woman Struck By Lightning At Picnic In East Islip

18-year-old Nicole Burke is in the hospital after being struck by lightning over the weekend.

07/02/2012

EpiPen (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Mom Fights To Get EpiPens In All Schools

A nearly tragic incident has prompted one Long Island mother’s crusade, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported.

06/21/2012

This 1977 Cessna made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park on April 15, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Long Island

A small plane made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park in East Islip on Sunday afternoon.

04/15/2012

Generic Police Light File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Co. Police: Woman Arrested For DWI While Taking Shooting Victim To Hospital

Suffolk County police say it all started when a group of people got into a fight outside Norton’s Bar and Grill on Connetquot Avenue in East Islip just after 3 a.m.

11/26/2011

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