Rachel Davis said she started crying when she found out she was one of the Intel science competition finalists, which means she could receive a $100,000 scholarship.
An overnight blaze has seriously damaged three businesses on Main Street in Smithtown, Long Island.
Three pedestrian have been killed there since November 2009 and drivers are seen speeding through the busy area.
An alarming rise in a potentially fatal bacterial infection known as whooping cough has prompted a warning from the Suffolk County Health Department.
Police said 43-year-old Richard Dennison, an employee at United Cesspool Service, fell into a vat at a sewer treatment plant at Avalon Commons around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.
They’re loyal and dependable guardians and protectors, just like the veterans whom they serve – America’s Vet Dogs.
Otters have rarely been seen in the region for much of the last century due to hunting and pollution. But in recent years, naturalists have spotted the mammals with increasing frequency.
Suffolk County police discovered the toddler wandering by himself just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday near Terry Road and Town Line Court.
Currently, there are almost 40,000 vacant homes or apartments on the island.
In what seems to be a rash of attacks against wildlife in Suffolk County, officials say two more seagulls have been injured, one from an arrow and another from a blow dart.
A cluster of whooping cough is growing on Long Island, with dozens of people – mostly children – infected by the virus.
Thirteen students in three schools in Smithtown have been confirmed with the contagious bacterial infection also known as pertussis.
Some people are waiting decades for a public slip, which can be half the price of a private one.
There is a plan to turn the four-lane Main Street in downtown Smithtown into a two-lane road. Three people have been killed in the area in the last 18 months.
The accident occurred in Smithtown on a stretch of roadway that has been the site of several recent pedestrian accidents.