The poverty rate in the town, which also features multimillion-dollar homes along the waterfront, jumped from 2 percent in 2010 to 8 percent in 2013.
In a startling new study by Stony Brook scientists, more than two-thirds of the Island’s coastal waters this summer showed poor to lethal amounts of oxygen.
Miss Harper was found last September with her back leg and both her ears cut off.
Anthony Myles, who is known as “Tree Top” because he stands 6-feet-6-inches tall and weighs more than 300 pounds, is accused of 16 commercial burglaries in Suffolk County, mainly in the Town of Huntington, over the last five months.
A retired NYPD officer who pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown was sentenced to 1 1/3 to four years in prison on Tuesday.
Officials emphasized however that the student did not have the D68 strain which killed 4-year-old Eli Waller of Hamilton, N.J.
Raleigh Maddox, 44, is accused of prying open the door of the Eglise Baptist Haiti Enne Church on Prospect Avenue in New Cassel in August and stealing $12,000 worth of audio/visual equipment.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray said last year the town budgeted $2 million for snow removal, but spent more than $2.4 million. This winter, they’re setting aside $2.8 million.
A dead 58-foot whale caused quite a stir on Smith Point Beach on Long Island this week after it washed ashore.
Of the 27 most expensive zip codes that are on Long Island, Sagaponack — where Billy Joel used to own a house — ranked second on the Forbes list.
Police said with the help of his ex-wife and an acquaintance, Robert Oliver robbed three banks over the course eight days in Setauket, Smithtown and Nesconset.
Detectives said the body of 17-year-old Jonathan Graff, of Queens, was found by a man walking his dog in Spur Drive Park at around 4:15 p.m.
Police on Long Island are investigating a series of hateful letters sent to a gay advocacy group, including one that threatened to kill its leader and burn down a housing complex.
Five vehicles have been stolen since the beginning of October, said Nassau County Police Inspector Kenneth Lack. The thefts occurred in Woodbury, Baldwin, Greenvale, Munsey Park and Kings Point.
U.S. Parachute Association Spokeswomen says a miniature tornado or as skydivers call it, a dust devil, could have caused a skydiving accident in Long Island.