The Suffolk County executive reportedly supports a plan to reimburse the $30 to $50 fees. The legislation is expected to pass when lawmakers vote on the issue next week.
The Thanksgiving weekend shopping frenzy was set to continue, hopefully calmer, with Small Business Saturday.
Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.
Legislator-elect Monica Martinez wants to keep her job as an assistant principal at a Long Island school while she holds public office.
The massive, 42-foot bus-like vehicle has enough room to treat 24 patients and then transport them in the event of a mass casualty event.
A new survey shows that even in the wake of Sandy and Irene most coastal residents maintain a false sense of security and aren’t taking proper action to prepare for hurricanes, said John Miller, CEO of the American Red Cross on Long Island.
A proposal to build a major Long Island casino with video slot machines is part of closed-door negotiations to expand casino gambling in New York, according to the head of the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. and a legislative bill.
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.
In his State of the County address tonight, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is expected to announce the formation of a panel that will examine the best ways to spend federal aid on recovery from superstorm Sandy.
Residential roads in portions of Brookhaven, Huntington, Smithtown, Islip and Ronkonkoma still remain covered in snow and ice after Friday’s storm dumped up to 30 inches of snow on Suffolk County.
Heavy duty construction trucks have been deployed to try to break up the packed snow and ice that seems to be almost fused to the roadway.
Tri-State Area residents were waking up Saturday morning to the aftermath of a brutal blizzard that left over 3 feet of accumulation for some residents, and in some areas, the snow was still coming down.
How much and how bad? That seems to be the question on everybody’s mind Thursday as two powerful storm systems head toward the Tri-State Area.
Long Island is being warned there could be many power outages from the storm and for residents whose memories of Sandy are still fresh, that really is the last thing they want to hear.
Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.