Heckscher State Park

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West Nile Mosquitoes Found At Heckscher State Park On L.I.

If you’re planning to go to Heckscher State Park on Long Island, you are advised to put on your bug spray.

08/17/2013

Pattie Zullo, of Ronkonkoma , left, gets roses and a kiss from Alexia Zambrotta, 2, Bay Shore. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Good Samaritan Reunites With L.I. Girl Allegedly Abandoned By Day Care Workers

When a Long Island woman spotted a little girl playing by herself in a park last week her maternal instincts kicked in.

08/21/2012

Christina Karimi with her daughter Alexia. (credit: Facebook)

L.I. Day Care Center Has License Suspended, Revoked After Girl Allegedly Left Behind On Beach

The suspension bars the center from providing any form of licensed day care services. The center has 10 days to request a hearing to contest the suspension and 30 days to contest the revocation.

08/16/2012

Christina Karimi with her daughter Alexia. (credit: Facebook)

Cops: 2-Year-Old Girl Left Behind On LI Beach After Outing With Day Care Center

Three hours passed before Our Little Darlings Day Care, of Bay Shore, called police to ask if a missing child had been found, Capt. Bruce Marx said.

08/15/2012

Nicole Burke (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Lightning Strike Victim: ‘They Thought I Was Dead’

Nicole Burke is beyond one in a million. She was directly struck by lightning, but is somehow alive to tell her incredible story.

07/03/2012

Heckscher State Park (file / credit: DanTD via Wikipedia)

18-Year-Old Woman Struck By Lightning At Picnic In East Islip

18-year-old Nicole Burke is in the hospital after being struck by lightning over the weekend.

07/02/2012

This 1977 Cessna made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park on April 15, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Long Island

A small plane made an emergency landing at Heckscher State Park in East Islip on Sunday afternoon.

04/15/2012

Heckscher State Park (file / credit: DanTD via Wikipedia)

State Budget Cuts Close Swimming Pool, Campgrounds At Heckscher State Park In Islip

The phone has reportedly been ringing off the hook from people looking to use the swimming pool at Heckscher State Park in the town of Islip. But, because of state budget cuts, the pool is closed.

05/25/2011