The truck traffic on the Long Island Expressway may soon get lighter, as a new rail terminal is helping private companies trade in trucks for trains. The world’s longest parking lot is getting some relief in the form of freight-train service.
An all-day celebration is planned for May 19 at the Brookhaven Amphitheater in Farmingville to honor the hundreds of volunteer firefighters who helped douse the brush fire that scorched 1,124 acres of Suffolk County.
The town of Brookhaven is launching a task force of volunteers to help trap, neuter and release feral cats.
The fire gutted the Pavilion, a popular Fire Island nightspot, and La Fountaine as well as some other businesses in the main commercial area and also spread to a nearby home.
The Long Island Power Authority said they will now be calling customers to inform them when their power will return.