Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
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.
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.
Motorists were still moving slowly as crews directed traffic through flooded out roadways in Bay Shore Wednesday afternoon.
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.
A winter storm began bearing down on parts of the Tri-State area Thursday morning, promising heavy snow, strong winds and frigid temperatures
Suffolk drivers are furious at the Traffic and Parking Violations Bureau that although their tickets were dismissed, their fines were not.
“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.
New York City and Long Island are following in New Jersey’s footsteps in instituting an odd-even gas rationing system.
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.
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.
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.