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.
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.
The grieving parents of a murdered teenage girl renewed their call for justice Tuesday, more than two decades after the crime.
Many drivers wound up spending the night in their cars, waiting for first responders to come to the rescue. Parts of Suffolk County were slammed with up to 30 inches of snow.
Most of the snow we’ve had this year hasn’t been enough to even mess up the commute and, for some, that has been bad for business.
In Jets and Giants territory, there has not exactly been big demand for Super Bowl memorabilia this year.
The extreme cold is apparently to blame for several incidents on the rails this past week.
An environmental assessment is under way on building an additional track from Ronkonkoma, one of the railroad’s busiest stations, to Farmingdale. Only one track runs between the stations, which are about 18 miles apart.
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.
Antron McCloud, 21, is accused of breaking into a home on North 20th Street, gas station and drug store in Wyandanch, police said.
The mother’s boyfriend, Robert Rodriguez, has been named a person of interest in the case.
Police said the remains of Justin Kowalczik had been buried in a shallow grave behind 1 Hallock Street for more than two years but the family never reported the 17-month old child dead or missing.
17-month-old Justin Kowalczik is believed to have been buried in the backyard for more than two years, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported, while all along Police Major Patrick Regan said the family pretended he was still alive — and the youngest of three.
Police spent Friday night digging in the backyard of a Nassau County home, searching for the body of a 3-year-old who went missing about a year ago. The search could be connected to a man mentioned in an AMBER Alert earlier in the day.
Skateboarders reaching speeds of up to 40 miles per hour have Farmingdale officials considering banning the sport on two very steep streets.