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.
Residents in coastal areas of Long Island are being told to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Irene makes its way up the East Coast.
Some of the dogs and cats at the North Shore Animal League in Port Washington have been through some tough times, including abuse and neglect. That is why Cara Taback hopes generous people will make special donations.
If you live in New York City you know all about alternate side of the street parking, enabling streets to be cleaned. But residents in one Long Island community could soon see their own version of the rule for a completely different reason.