Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone

Piping plover. (Credit: TV 10/55)

Fight Over Piping Plover Stalls Fire Island Dune Replenishment Project

A court fight over the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish the sand along a 19-mile stretch of Fire Island.

10/08/2014

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone makes announcement on Fire Island dune/piping plover lawsuit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010WINS)

Suffolk County To Step In After Lawsuit Halts Fire Island Dune Project

The Audubon Society convinced a federal judge to stop a federal project repairing the dunes damaged by Superstorm Sandy for fear that it could harm the piping plover nesting grounds.

10/01/2014

Sinkhole that opened up in a shopping plaza on Main Street in Bayshore following severe flooding on Aug. 13, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Record Rainfall Causes Flooding, At Least One Sinkhole In Bay Shore

Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.

08/13/2014

FILE: A prosthetic leg rests near a bicycle as U.S. soldiers wounded in combat gather for the start of the Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride on the South Lawn of the White House April 28, 2010 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Wounded Warrior Project Holds Soldier Ride On Long Island

The biking event kicked off Friday morning in Lindenhurst. It will raise $500,000 to support veterans dealing with disabilities after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

07/18/2014

People walk through the snow during a winter storm in lower Manhattan on Jan. 2, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Fierce Winter Storm Hits Tri-State Area

A winter storm began bearing down on parts of the Tri-State area Thursday morning, promising heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures

01/02/2014

Suffolk County Tickets

Suffolk County Drivers Voice Frustration With Ticket Fees At Hearing

Suffolk drivers are furious at the Traffic and Parking Violations Bureau that although their tickets were dismissed, their fines were not.

12/04/2013

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone arrives in Ocean Beach and is greeted by Mayor Jim Mallot as officials declare Fire Island is back in time for summer season. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

County Executive Bellone Says Fire Island Is Back And Better Than Ever

“We are here on a beautiful day, with a storm cloud not anywhere around, with a message to deliver: Superstorm Sandy delivered a very tough blow, but it was by no means a knockout blow,” Bellone said.

05/10/2013

A girl holds jerry cans while waiting in line at a gas station on November 1, 2012 in Hazlet township, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Odd-Even Gas Rationing System Coming To New York City, Long Island

New York City and Long Island are following in New Jersey’s footsteps in instituting an odd-even gas rationing system.

11/08/2012

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone

Suffolk County Officials Eye Plans To Close Projected $530 Million Budget Gap

County Executive Steve Bellone has said the books for 2011 are likely to close with a $33 million deficit. The 2012 budget gap estimate is $148 million and grows to $349 million in 2013.

04/02/2012

The Garvey family outside their new home in Bay Shore, NY on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880).

Homeless L.I. Teen And Family Move In To New Bay Shore Home

Samantha Garvey and her family were given the keys to their new Bay Shore home by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Saturday afternoon as part of the county’s affordable rental properties for homeless families.

01/28/2012

John Capano

Lawmakers Gearing Up To Put An End To Painkiller Prescription ‘Doctor Shopping’

A grand jury probe into “doctor shopping” on Long Island is underway in the aftermath of the Medford pharmacy massacre and the New Year’s Eve killing of an off-duty ATF agent in Seaford.

01/03/2012