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.
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.
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.
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.