Farmingdale State College
Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.
“I think they liked Farmingdale very much,” school administrator Patrick Calabria said. “What’s not to like? We have a beautiful campus.”
The Jets might soon leave Cortland and return to Long Island for training camp. One possible destination? Farmingdale State College.
A commuter student at Farmingdale State College contracted the bacterial infection Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, better known as MRSA, school officials said.
Increasing trace amounts of pesticides are showing up in the drinking water on Long Island, but despite calls for a pesticide ban, public officials denied Tuesday that there is any health threat.
Five schools on Long Island received donations that either matched or exceeded their largest gifts ever.
Irene Luetje’s body was found by contractors about five miles from her apartment in the front yard of a Sandy-damaged home on Ocean Avenue last Thursday, police said.
At the hurricane relief center at Farmingdale State College, all kinds of help is available – everything from legal services, financial advice, and food, even counseling for the stress of it all.
Graduating students of Farmingdale State College arrived for commencement on Saturday morning. And just steps away was a congratulatory message, mixed with a message of sadness for the two students who died in a plane crash on Wednesday.
Federal investigators hope to figure out what exactly caused the single-engine aircraft to go down Wednesday night.
Instead of going to the beach today, students on Long Island spent Sunday volunteering. Farmingdale State College students spent the day cleaning up the Long Island campus to make it look perfect for an open house later this week.
“The unemployment rate in this country is 8.2 percent. For post-9/11 veterans it’s 12.4 percent. That is a national shame,” said Rep. Steve Israel.
Our nation’s veterans – they put their lives on the line and now, upon returning home, many are unable to find a job. It’s a sad reality.
Wanda Serra says she’s rented the top floor of a home on 150th Avenue in South Ozone Park near JFK to pilot Clayton Osbon for nearly a decade.
JetBlue says the pilot who had an apparent meltdown during a flight Tuesday from JFK to Las Vegas has been suspended [ending further investigation.