The confirmation of the blight’s return makes this the fifth year in a row a tomato blight has surfaced on Long Island.
Jose Escobar, 30, was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for crashing into a Brentwood 7-Eleven store last year. His 10-month-old daughter’s car seat was thrown from the car in the collision. Helen was on life support for less than a week before succumbing to her injuries.
The planned “scoot” trains would offer faster, more frequent service from places like Brooklyn to Jamaica, Oyster Bay to Mineola, and Ronkonkoma to Riverhead.
June is the peak season for strawberries on Easter Long Island, but farmers said that this month has been more like November.
A convicted sex offender who admitted to recording young women surreptitiously at a Long Island fashion show has been sentenced to as many as three years in prison.
A teacher at Pine Tree Day Nursery School in Riverhead said a man jumped the fence, tossed a toy car, and grabbed a little girl before being confronted and running away.
A Long Island woman claims she bought potpourri and inside there was a snake which is now somewhere in her home.
In Tuesday’s 4-1 vote to strike the anti-boo rule from the books, the board voted to retain another part of its code. That part prohibits disruptive behavior and disruptive demonstrations.
The Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead has launched a naming contest for four baby otters born this past weekend.
You can still boo or hiss at a basketball, baseball, or football game, but if you try it at a Riverhead town board meeting, you could be told it’s against the rules.
After several hours of flurries, the region was seeing heavy snowfall in some areas Thursday night. In Westchester County, plows were hitting the streets. Along the Jersey Shore, streets were inundated with rising waters.
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Wednesday until 6 p.m. Thursday for parts of Conn., northeastern New Jersey, New York City and western and central Long Island.
The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday night and into Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning, which remains in effect until 1 p.m. Saturday.
An environmental group believes sensitive Long Island land is being contaminated by cars damaged during superstorm Sandy.
A Long Island school district has made the move to a cleaner and less costly way to transport its students.