Students in grades 3 through 8 started on the tests on Tuesday. They’ll begin with the English language arts assessments and spend a little under 1 1/2 hours a day for three consecutive days, finishing Thursday.
The accident, which involved a Coach USA bus and a pick-up truck, occurred on Roslyn Road near Heathcote Drive in Albertson around 9 a.m. Tuesday.
A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.
Long Island is poised to lose a landmark, as Entenmann’s closes its Bay Shore plant this summer and shifts production to other facilities.
Stony Brook University Hospital and Southampton Hospital have signed a letter of intent to merge and build a new medical center at the university’s Southampton campus.
Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 45 and 50 mph are possible, according to the National Weather Service.
The proposal would require the price difference be clearly displayed on every automated pump screen and give motorists the opportunity to opt out of the higher credit/debit price.
Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said while on patrol, Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene, 50, of Shirley, would target Hispanic drivers, pull them over, search their cars and steal whatever cash he could find.
A plan has been launched to merge parks police with county police departments in Suffolk County.
The Nubian dairy goats will be rented from farmers in upstate Rhinebeck. Their job will be to rid fields of autumn olive, a non-native plant that chokes out native species.
The five-year project includes restoration of historic structures and the fountain at the Central Mall, new picnic areas and recreation fields, and an adventure play area with rock climbing walls.
Last year, New York City became the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
Both Nassau and Suffolk counties credit the new method for some of the lowest crime stats on record. The programs were modeled after the NYPD’s CompStat efforts.
There are nearly 5,000 homeless students in Suffolk County, according to state data from the 2012-13 school year. Nassau County is close behind with about 3,200 homeless students enrolled.
About 900 Port Washington residents have signed a petition demanding their removal. The petition claims the taller poles are dangerous and an eyesore.