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.
The judge sentenced Daniel Sajewski, 24, to one-and-a-half to three years behind bars on charges including driving while intoxicated, reckless endangerment and making false statements.
Ellen Burkheimer used the money she collected to buy heroin and pay her rent and other personal expenses, according to police.
A Suffolk County woman has been charged with dumping two pit bull puppies at an animal hospital, authorities announced Sunday.
There’s a snappy mystery still unfolding on Long Island. Someone has been dumping gators in several neighborhoods. Yes, gators, as in alligators. And the thought of them roaming free has residents a little skittish.
Sixteen years after a murder that stunned Suffolk County, Thursday was sentencing day for the convicted killer. The victim was a 17-year-old homecoming queen. Prosecutors said she was stabbed dozens of times in a jealous rage.
Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said it’s rare to see drug and sex rings combined into one operation.
The garden in Riverhead soaks up rain – as much as 3 inches of it – to help stop the flooding that used to happen.
Jose Escobar never looked up once as he sat in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Wednesday. He faces up to 25 years in prison.