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.
Some of the world’s best golfers have been teeing off all weekend, thanks to an army of volunteers who are helping at the event. More than 1,800 volunteers in green shirts have been logging 12-hour days during the tournament.
Tiger Woods felt a twinge in his lower back when he awoke and felt pain throughout the second round at Bethpage Black. He managed to overcome a bogey-bogey start and get within range of Nick Watney and the resurgent Sergio Garcia.
Thousands of fans chased after Woods and McIlroy, in the marquee group based on their standing in the FedEx Cup — Woods at No. 1 and McIlroy at No. 3. Both of them got off to a reasonable start.
Officials in a New Jersey town don’t know what to do after all six members of the town council resigned.
A fast-moving fire tore through a commercial building in East Farmingdale on Saturday.
Residents around Farmingdale High School on Long Island have had it with teenage loitering, littering, and noise, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.