Farmingdale

Police say an officer had to fire on a suspect who tried to run him over in the parking lot of the Spartan Diner in Farmingdale. (Credit Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officer Fires On Suspected Car Thieves In Farmingdale Parking Lot

Police on Long Island say an officer fired into a stolen SUV after the driver tried to hit him with it.

02/15/2014

Long Island Cemetery Vase Thefts

Police: Trio Stole Bronze Vases From L.I. Cemetery To Fund Heroin Habit

Nicholas Giambalvo, 27, Max Schneider, 24, and Elizabeth Dono, 27, are responsible for stealing numerous bronze vases totaling $53,000 on Oct. 1 and 16 and Feb. 5 and 6, police said.

02/07/2014

Officials break ground for the Jefferson Plaza complex in Farmingdale, Long Island, Nov. 20, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Official Touts ‘Future Of Suburbia’ With Groundbreaking In Farmingdale

When complete, Jefferson Plaza will consist of 154 units of luxury housing and retail space.

11/20/2013

The Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield blimp. (Credit CBS 2)

Take In The View From Behind The Controls Of The Horizon Blimp

For the past 15 years the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield blimp has become a community regular, CBS 2’s Alex Denis reported.

10/14/2013

Union workers at the LIRR Farmingdale station, Sept. 17, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

500 Union Workers To Be Put To Work Under New Deal With LIRR

There will be seven projects coming up over the next few years on the LIRR, including the Double Track project.

09/17/2013

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Honor Flight Over Statue Of Liberty Featured Historic Aircraft

Six historic aircraft were slated to fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday afternoon.

09/01/2013

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic Aircraft Set To Fly Over Statue Of Liberty

Six historic aircraft will fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday in a commemorative event.

08/31/2013

Long Island Rail Road Station (file/Mike Xirinachs)

LIRR Ronkonkoma Service Restored After Train Strikes Man On Tracks

The incident occurred at a grade-level crossing on the Brentwood-North Bay Shore border east of Deer Park around 5:45 a.m. Friday.

08/09/2013

Charlie Ball, the bartender at South Main St. Pub in Farmingdale (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Gun Menacing Case

Richard Hefferon pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Monday for pointing his loaded department-issued weapon at a bartender’s head during an off-duty confrontation two years ago.

07/31/2013

Main Street in Farmingdale, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Experts: Long Island Needs To Step Up To Keep Its Youth

The birthplace of suburbia needs an upgrade if it hopes to hold on to a strong economy, according to experts meeting in Farmingdale about the future of Long Island.

06/20/2013

Bethpage Black (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Mets’ Davis, Yankees’ Robertson To Hold Sandy Relief Golf Tournament

It will be held July 17 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, the course for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open. The tournament is scheduled for the day after the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.

05/21/2013

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

LI Parents Push For Ignition Interlock Devices In All School Buses Amid Rash Of DWI Arrests

A public hearing held Thursday in Farmingdale took aim at what’s become a growing problem of school bus drivers operating their vehicles while intoxicated.

05/02/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Community Group Looks To Help 100 Sandy Victims

A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.

04/04/2013

Kitchen Sink Faucet (credit: clipart.com)

Officials: Pesticides In Long Island Water Pose No Known Health Threat

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.

04/02/2013

Kelly Ann Tinyes

24 Years Later, Young Murder Victim’s Parents Say Justice Hasn’t Been Served

The grieving parents of a murdered teenage girl renewed their call for justice Tuesday, more than two decades after the crime.

03/05/2013

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