A stubborn, wind-whipped blaze on Long Island on Thursday created an hours-long fiery spectacle that knocked out power for much of a busy street.
If the presence of a person in a crosswalk doesn’t stop drivers, maybe a bright, orange or yellow flag will. That’s the idea in Metuchen.
Main Street in Sayville, Suffolk County, was the scene of a deadly and destructive mess late Sunday afternoon, as the driver of a speeding sport-utility vehicle began slamming into other cars and didn’t stop until he left an 83-year-old man dead and a woman wounded.
Eight displaced families were receiving help from the American Red Cross Saturday after a raging fire in Orange, N.J.
Police have arrested the man they said molested two young girls in a Queens library two weeks ago. 49-year-old Joel Grubert of Skillman Avenue in Brooklyn is charged with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.
The incident happened on June 23 at the New York City public library on Main Street in Flushing.
It’s become known as a deadly stretch of road after a number of pedestrians were killed trying to cross Main Street in Smithtown on Long Island. But changes have been made to make Main Street safer.
Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.
As the state plans to begin renovations to Main Street to make the road safer, many business owners are worried about the impact the constriction may have.
An overnight blaze has seriously damaged three businesses on Main Street in Smithtown, Long Island.
Three pedestrian have been killed there since November 2009 and drivers are seen speeding through the busy area.
Days after Hurricane Irene made her way north, things in New York City’s northern suburbs are still not back to normal.
Tropical Storm Irene is sending water into the streets of several shoreline neighborhoods as it surges across Connecticut.
About 15,000 customers in several suburban New York communities are being advised to boil their water due to the presence of high levels of coliform bacteria.
Firefighters went to each of the 7 evacuated buildings to make sure things were safe. Everyone has since been allowed to return to their homes.
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