Faith Ross and her daughter Francesca Maselli ran into trouble in January when police investigating a bad stench found 26 dead pets in their Rockville Centre home.
Lightning struck the top of St. Agnes Church in Rockville Centre around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday and traveled to the ground underneath Clinton Avenue blowing out a three-inch hole in an 80-year-old water main.
As Long Islanders continue to dig out from the latest storm which brought snow, sleet, and then more snow, many were talking about the lightning and thunder that accompanied the heavy wintry mix.
The animals were found inside the Montauk Avenue home along with carcasses of 26 other animals, including dogs, ferrets, cats and birds, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said.
Five dead animals and 17 severely neglected dogs were found in what officials called a “grisly” scene at a home in Rockville Centre.
Residents of a Long Island apartment building are beyond frustrated Tuesday night.
Former Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon, who in more than three decades on the job prosecuted Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher and the gunman in the 1993 Long Island Rail Road massacre, has died.