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.
While all lanes of the Long Island Expressway finally reopened Monday morning, many local roads in Suffolk County were still covered with thick sheets of snow and ice later in the day.
Charles Richie’s property at 21 Heather Drive in the quaint Kings Park community is littered with piles of scrap metal, wood, paper goods, broken electronics, tools and broken furniture.
Charles Richie’s property at 21 Heather Drive in the quaint Kings Park community is littered with piles of scrap metal, wood, and broken furniture.
The cause of the road collapse is under investigation.
A Long Island town official is calling for vehicles damaged in Superstorm Sandy to be scrapped for salvage so they can’t be resold.
The suspects pocketed more than $200,000 in the scheme, said Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spot.
Blydenburgh Park is being closed at night, which is when the bugs are most active, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
The cooler was found around 6:10 p.m. off Sunken Meadow State Park by a patrolling Smithtown Bay Constable boat.
For many, prom night means party night, and that often includes a lot of drinking. More schools are taking no chances when it comes to getting kids to celebrate sober. Some are going so far as to use Breathalyzer tests.
It’s become known as a deadly stretch of road after a number of pedestrians were killed trying to cross Main Street in Smithtown on Long Island. But changes have been made to make Main Street safer.
Dove Tree Nursery owner Sunny Lipinski says she knows why Brookhaven is among the latest towns considering banning the planting of bamboo.
Police say the man, who was described as being in his 60s or 70s, was suffering from hypothermia. He was taken to the hospital where he was admitted into the critical care unit.