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Breathalyzer (file / via Wikipedia)

Long Island School Districts Get Tough, To Use Breathalyzers At Prom

For many, prom night means party night, and that often includes a lot of drinking. More schools are taking no chances when it comes to getting kids to celebrate sober. Some are going so far as to use Breathalyzer tests.

05/30/2012

Southwest Airlines planes are seen at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Aerospace Businesses Increase Presence Near MacArthur Airport

“We’ve seen recently within the town of Islip certain contractors, certain aerospace manufacturers actually expanding their space,” Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci told Xirinachs.

05/30/2012

US Airways (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Long Island To Washington Flights To Resume Sunday

More than a decade after 9/11 security fears forced the federal government to discontinue direct flights from Long Island’s MacArthur Airport to Washington, DC, the service is being restored.

03/23/2012

Cub Scout With Trailer (file / credit: Kurt Nilsen)

Police: Stolen Cub Scout Trailer Found In Brightwaters

Police said a jogger stumbled upon the missing trailer containing four decades local of Cub Scout history on Sunday morning.

02/03/2012

Cub Scout With Trailer (file / credit: Kurt Nilsen)

Trailer Stolen From Long Island Cub Scouts

It’s a dark day for one Cub Scout troop on Long Island.

01/25/2012

US Airways (file / credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Direct Flights From MacArthur Airport To Washington, DC Begin In March

Direct flights from MacArthur Airport on Long Island to Washington, D.C., will begin by the end of March for the first time in a decade.

01/03/2012

Generic Police Light File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Co. Police: Woman Arrested For DWI While Taking Shooting Victim To Hospital

Suffolk County police say it all started when a group of people got into a fight outside Norton’s Bar and Grill on Connetquot Avenue in East Islip just after 3 a.m.

11/26/2011

Suffolk County Police find body of L.I. man (credit: CBS 2)

Police Declare Death Of 18-Year-Old Kyle Underhill A Homicide

Investigators found his body at 9:20 a.m. Saturday in a marshy area off of Brook Street. He was pronounced dead by an assistant medical examiner from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

11/20/2011

Suffolk County Police find body of L.I. man (credit: CBS 2)

Man Found Dead In Long Island Marsh Saturday

Investigators found his body at 9:20 a.m. in a marshy area off of Brook Street. He was pronounced dead by an assistant medical examiner from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

11/19/2011

Mannequin in a noose at the parks department - Islip, NY - Oct 31, 2011 (credit: Cleveland Gamble)

Mannequin Hanging From Noose Found At Islip Parks Department

Islip town worker Cleveland Gamble said he was shocked and sickened after he walked into the common area in a Parks Department building on Halloween night.

11/03/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Battens Down The Hatches As Irene Begins Her Run Up Coast

Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.

08/25/2011

Partial House Collapse - Ronkonkoma, NY - Jul 13, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

House Suffers Partial Collapse In Ronkonkoma

Neighbor Kathy Meyers says a man, who is 62-years-old, has lived in the home for years without running water and electricity and with raccoons. He was not home when the collapse occurred.

07/13/2011

Islip resident Tina Fitzpatrick, 32, was arrested Friday night for driving while intoxicated with her four-month-old son in the vehicle. (Credit: Suffolk County PD)

L.I. Woman Charged With DWI With 4-Month-Old Son In Car

A Long Island woman was arrested Friday night for driving while intoxicated with her four-month-old son in the vehicle.

03/12/2011

Southwest Airlines planes are seen at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Long Island’s MacArthur Airport Hopes To Increase Business

Right now, two million people a year fly in and out of MacArthur Airport on Long Island.

03/04/2011

A plane passes in front of the moon - File / Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Are Dark Sky Rules Making People Feel Less Safe?

Under the argument that brighter lights make people feel safer, Islip town officials are considering amendments to its newly imposed dark sky rules.

11/04/2010

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