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Lainie's Way toy store staying open after community fundraising effort (credit: Facebook/Lainie's Way)

Donations Help Save LI Toy Store In Danger Of Closing

Lainie’s Way toy store in Port Jefferson has been in business for nearly 11 years. They sell educational games and art projects that are hard to find in big box stores.

03/25/2014

FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fatal Accident Causes Service Disruptions On 3 LIRR Lines

Service was suspended for about two hours Tuesday morning between Huntington and Hicksville after the LIRR said an unauthorized person was struck by a train.

03/11/2014

Timothy Saunders

Police Arrest Man After Long Island Wall Is Covered With Graffiti

Police on Long Island said Wednesday that they have found the man who spray-painted graffiti using the name “Timothy of the Seven Seas.”

03/05/2014

LIRR ticket machine (file)

Brazen Scammers Target LIRR Riders With Ticket Machine Cameras

Long Island Rail Road vending machines are a quick and easy way for thousands of riders to get tickets. However, investigators fear that some passengers may have been taken for a ride before even getting on a train.

10/18/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police: Man Went On Vehicle Theft, Bank Robbery Spree On Long Island

Suffolk County police on Saturday were holding a man who was caught in Buffalo, after he allegedly stole three vehicles and robbed two banks in a period of five days.

09/21/2013

Long Island Rail Road train (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Long Island Rail Road To Launch Scoot Trains With East Side Access

The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.

07/23/2013

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Suffolk County Cops Rescue Men From Sinking Boat On LI Sound

Officers from the Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau have rescued two men from a sinking boat in the Long Island Sound.

07/21/2013

Three suspects who police say broke into a pizza parlor in Port Jefferson. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Suspects Steal Food, Serving Trays From Port Jefferson Pizza Parlor

It happened back on June 14 at It’s All Greek To Me Pizza on Main Street in Port Jefferson.

07/16/2013

David Sharp (credit: Image via CBS 2)

2 Caregivers Charged With Brutally Beating 88-Year-Old Nursing Home Patient

Two women charged with caring for elderly patients faced a Long Island judge Tuesday, accused of beating an 88-year-old man in his nursing home bed because he didn’t want to shower.

06/25/2013

LIRR work trains collided on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

LIRR Expects Near-Normal Rush Hour After Work Trains Collide Near Hicksville

Five LIRR workers were hurt; three refused medical aid and two others were taken to nearby hospitals for non life-threatening injuries.

06/04/2013

Port Jefferson Ferry Terminal April 16, 2013. (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

L.I. Ferry Terminals Under Heightened Alert Following Boston Blasts

The enhanced security at the ferry terminals was first put into place following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

04/16/2013

LIRR Train (credit: purist_andrew/Flickr)

MTA: Person Struck, Killed By Empty Train In New Hyde Park

Long Island Rail Road service is back to normal after it was suspended Friday on several lines when a man was struck and killed on the tracks in New Hyde Park.

04/12/2013

Aaron Foss has come up with a way to combat robocalls. (credit: CBS 2)

Port Jefferson Man Wins FTC Contest With System To Stop Robocalls

A Long Island man may have solved one of the perpetual annoyances of living in the telephone age.

04/03/2013

LIRR-Trains

MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.

11/11/2012

(file / credit: Google Maps)

Port Jefferson To Let You Pay For Parking By Phone

The only catch is that drivers will drivers will have to pay a 40-cent surcharge each time they use the app.

09/12/2012

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