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Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents To Sue Town Of Islip Over Toxic Dumping At Roberto Clemente Park

Residents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they’re worried about the health of their families.

07/23/2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said 1,100 truckloads of debris were illegally dumped at Roberto Clemente Park. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials: Cleanup Of Roberto Clemente Park Could Take At Least 6 Months

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.

06/18/2014

The berm at Veterans Way where the highest levels of contamination were found. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Veterans Way In Islandia Contaminated With Hazardous Materials

Test results confirm a housing development for war veterans on Long Island is contaminated with hazardous materials.

06/11/2014

Suffolk County Water Authority Maps (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Officials Assure Islip Residents Water Near Contaminated Sites Is Safe

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.

06/03/2014

Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Veterans Community Suspected To Be Third Suspected Illegal Toxic Dumping Site On Long Island

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.

05/14/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Officials Discover Second Contaminated Dump Site

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.

05/13/2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said 1,100 truckloads of debris were illegally dumped at Roberto Clemente Park. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

DA: Brentwood’s Roberto Clemente Park Closed Over Illegal Dumping

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.

05/06/2014

A Maltese-mix authorities say was found in a dumpster in West Islip. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

L.I. Animal Shelter Worker Appears In Court In Dog Dumping

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.

12/28/2013

Mitt Romney At MacArthur Airport Sept. 13, 2012 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Mitt Romney Attends Fundraisers At Private Homes On Long Island

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.

09/13/2012

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Officials Announce New Safety Efforts After Fatal Weekend Boating Collision On L.I.

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.

06/26/2012

Town of Islip street sweeper (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Councilman: Town Of Islip Facing $26 Million Deficit

The budget task force has determined the town is facing a financial crisis caused by years of “fiscal mismanagement and wasteful spending.”

04/26/2012

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Police: Long Island Garbage Truck Driver Found With Oxycontin, Marijuana

Police said 32-year-old Michael Maglione was arrested Monday after failing a roadside inspection in Brentwood.

02/28/2012

Chicken (credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Islip Enacts Chicken Law After Residents Cry Fowl

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.

08/18/2010