Town of Islip
A mother claimed Thursday afternoon that her 11-year-old son fell into hot tar on their Long Island neighborhood street that was being repaved.
Residents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they’re worried about the health of their families.
Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood has been closed since District Attorney Tom Spota announced in May that about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were illegally dumped there.
Test results confirm a housing development for war veterans on Long Island is contaminated with hazardous materials.
The Suffolk County Water Authority wants to assure residents in the Town of Islip, where a number of contaminated dumping sites were recently discovered, that the water is safe to drink and bathe in.
The discovery follows on the heels of the study of illegal asbestos dumping at a park and a construction site in the Town of Islip.
Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.
A Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.
Bond has been set for $500 for a kennel attendant at a Long Island animal shelter, who was accused of throwing in a commercial dumpster.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney attended two fundraisers on Long Island Thursday evening. The two fundraisers were held at private homes in Old Brookville and Muttontown.
Police and Coast Guard will be out in full force stopping any boat owner who is speeding or operating the vessel in a reckless manner.
The budget task force has determined the town is facing a financial crisis caused by years of “fiscal mismanagement and wasteful spending.”
Police said 32-year-old Michael Maglione was arrested Monday after failing a roadside inspection in Brentwood.
There are no more chickens crossing the road in the Town of Islip. That’s because the town board approved a measure that makes it illegal to have chickens roaming around freely.