Town Of Brookhaven Considers Offering Rewards To People Who Help Catch Illegal DumpersMoney talks, and there could soon be financial incentive in one Long Island town to crack down on people leaving trash where they aren’t supposed to.
Long Island Town Considers Dangerous Dog PenaltiesThe town supervisor says Brookhaven is considering adopting new penalties under a proposal that includes expanding the definition of a dangerous dog to include a dog that attacks other pets or service animals.
Town Of Brookhaven Clears Squalid Woodland Homeless EncampmentA homeless encampment was taken down in Coram, Long Island, after officials said 50 people had been living there in filth.
Town Of Brookhaven Officials Demonstrate Dangers Of Deep Frying Turkey Ahead Of Holiday SeasonFire Marshal Chris Mehrman said the town sees three to four fires per year that are caused by deep fryers.
Officials Propose Car Counting To Weed Out Illegal Housing Near Stony Brook UniversityOfficials are proposing homeowners be allowed one car for each bedroom, plus one extra.
Neighbors Angered Over Squatters Who've Taken Refuge Inside Selden, N.Y. HomeResidents in one Suffolk County community want squatters gone. Neighbors say the town of Selden or the police should take action, but their hands may be tied.
Young Oysters Dispatched To Moriches Bay To Filter Polluted WaterThe struggling Long Island bay waters have been receiving some special help, courtesy of thousands of young shellfish.
Brookhaven Officials Hope To Sniff Out Stench ProblemOnce and for all, Brookhaven officials hope to pinpoint the source of the putrid stench that many believe is coming from a nearby landfill.
East Setauket Residents: New Construction Could Compromise GroundwaterResidents in East Setauket are upset over homes being constructed on vacant land. They are worried the cesspools attached to the homes may ruin the groundwater.
Suspicious Foul Odor Frustrates Teachers, Students At Long Island Elementary SchoolTeachers say they are getting sick in the classroom, as a result of a terrible odor. They think they know where the smell is coming from, but nothing has been done to fix the problem.
LI Residents, Officials Fed Up With Mulch Pile, Call For RegulationsMiddle Island residents are fed up with a giant pile of mulch that they say is stinking up the neighborhood.
Long Island Homeowners Say Insurance Won't Cover Flooding From Melting SnowSome homeowners in Shoreham, Long Island remained homeless Thursday, a day after melting snow banks flooded their homes so badly that the homes had to be condemned.