The Diakou family decided to donate the 85-foot Norwegian Spruce to the Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston after it was cut down.
Seamus Byrne was awarded a Purple Heart after being wounded in Afghanistan. He was fatally struck by a car while crossing Main Street in his hometown. The community quickly set up a makeshift memorial to honor the fallen soldier.
Mark Kern, 54, of Kings Park was arrested following the four-month-long Operation Green Thumb.
Shortly before 9 a.m. State Police received an emergency call about a single engine Cessna that had taken off from Long Island MacArthur Airport and was experiencing engine trouble near the park.
The DUI suspects ranged in age from23 to 52, the two men arrested for DWAI were Mathew Russo, 23, of Mount Sinai and John Emig, 26, of Islip Terrace.
Tom Archer has lost count of how times he’s helped victims of car accidents on Smithtown Boulevard. His son was 15 when an accident on the road left him brain damaged.
Three alligators were turned in this weekend at the first-ever amnesty program for owners of illegal reptiles in Suffolk County.
It might have been cute when you first got it, but now that snake, lizard, or alligator may be a little to much to handle. If that’s your situation, Saturday is the day for your day.
The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals will be holding an amnesty day later this month, where anyone who is keeping an illegal reptile can turn the animal in, no questions asked.
Parents and friends of the disabled were set to protest against proposed state budget cuts on Long Island Saturday.
Walter Amerbach, 21, has been charged with 11 counts of petit larceny, Suffolk County police said.
Police said 44-year-old Robert Slavonik was pulling out of a Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot when his Dodge pickup truck struck the school bus.
Special equipment is needed to clear heavy snow piled up to three feet in spots. But Newsday reports that a 1936 state statute limits how much towns can spend on heavy machinery.
In Smithtown, 70 employees used two dozen vehicles to plow snow-covered streets overnight before loading the snow onto trucks and hauling it away.
On Tuesday, as schools reopened, many still want to know what went wrong after a scramble to clear campuses of a snowy mess.