The medal was award to Staff Sgt. Arnold Haapala, originally from Elmont, who was killed in the invasion of Normandy during World War II.
A 48-year-old woman and her teenage son, along with three other teens and a 21-year-old, were arrested and charged this weekend in the bust of a marijuana sales operation in Nassau County.
After the bombings that killed three people at the Boston Marathon, this year’s Long Island Marathon will be different.
A hospital on Long Island was forced to switch to emergency generator power Monday morning.
Grant Smith, 48, was arrested Thursday on assault and menacing charges, Nassau County police said.
Painful and hurtful are how residents of East Meadow characterize the finding of swastikas drawn on the sidewalk here on Andrea Road and Sherwood Roads.
Police on Sunday were trying to find out who drew two swastikas on the sidewalk in East Meadow, Long Island.
Detectives responding to a 911 call found two New York State drivers’ licenses with the same name and different dates of birth, and a fake FBI identification card in Singh’s possession.
A 900-foot fence is set to be constructed in the middle of the busy Hempstead Turnpike, where crossing the busy roadway has put many people in danger.
Hugh Murray, 26, was arrested after he was spotted weaving in and out of traffic in his BMW on Hempstead Turnpike near Merrick Avenue in East Meadow around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, police said.
Authorities say the alleged attack of a lineman from Florida who was on Long Island helping to restore power had nothing to do with anger over prolonged outages in Nassau County.
Nassau County detectives said that 48-year-old Jose Sorto of East Meadow surrendered to authorities on Saturday night, and he has been charged with two counts of leaving the scene of an incident.
Nassau County Police have launched an investigation into a series of tire slashings in East Meadow on Saturday morning.
At one point, 20,000 Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) customers were without power. Con Edison had a few hundred customers without power in Westchester. Several outages were also reported in Connecticut and New Jersey.
A new section of Eisenhower Park features foam-covered ground, swings you can’t fall out of, and rides that can accommodate wheelchairs.