While many commuters are looking forward to the Long Island Rail Road’s expansion into Grand Central Terminal, those in one Long Island town are a bit wary.
William Kilfoil began his career at the Port Washington Police Department in July 1974 as a foot cop and he moved his way up, first as the district’s school resource officer. In 1993, he became the police chief.
At least 150 firefighters from six departments spent nearly 12 hours battling the blaze on Main Street in Port Washington.
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.
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.
The North Shore Animal League America announced Monday that it is providing pre-emptive emergency rescue services to several Long Island shelters to ensure the safety of as many animals as possible.
North Shore Animal League America said the dogs, cats, puppies and kittens came from commercial breeding operations in Missouri and Kansas and municipal shelters in Virginia and Tennessee.
The headstone of a little girl who died in 1774 was put back in a historic cemetery on Long Island. The headstone of Elizabeth Schenck, who was just two years old when she died, had been taken from Monfort Cemetery in Port Washington decades ago.
The pups were rescued from a shelter in Mississippi where a possible tornado destroyed and damaged buildings at the St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown on Aug. 9.
The canines come in all shapes, sizes and ages. The breeds include Chihuahua, Bichon Frise, Chiweenies (a Chihuahua and Dachshund mix), Havanese and King Charles Cavalier.
Andrew Esposito was playing in the schoolyard at Sousa Elementary School in Port Washington when he was allegedly attacked by a lab mix that got away from its owners.
Officials announced new, nationwide security measures for standardized test-takers on Tuesday aimed at preventing another testing scandal like the one that rocked Long Island.
Drugs and teens – the struggles and challenges are constantly evolving. Keeping them away from each other is the goal.
Paul Faulk, an 18-year-old community college student with no law enforcement or business experience, has launched his candidacy for Port Washington police commissioner.
Officials say four men, apparently intoxicated, were in a row boat that overturned near the town dock in Port Washington.
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