Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.
Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has decided to close 19 beaches on Saturday for precautionary reasons. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels, the Nassau County Department of Health said, and can affect bathing water quality.
More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.
Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Union Leader Jerry Laricchiuta said that the bedbug and mice problem at the Nassau County Social Services building in Uniondale on Long Island is unacceptable.
Activists in Hartford are holding a rally today to call for justice in the killing of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. A rally is also taking place in Hempstead on Long Island in support of the victim.
Students at some of Long Island’s elite private schools are doing their learning alongside gentle animals; it’s part of a philosophy to educate the heart as well as the mind.
Police say an armed Long Island teenager is under arrest after allegedly breaking a police officer’s thumb while resisting arrest.
The act would allow a path to legal residency for those who were brought into the country illegally as minors, but are in otherwise good legal standing and graduate high school.
After the horrific and deadly pharmacy massacre in Medford, Long Island store owners are looking for ways to protect their employees and customers.
Maybe it is wishful thinking, but we are already into February and the Uniondale school district on Long Island has not used any of its two snow days. Dare we ask what happens if this continues?
On Friday, we’ll get the January unemployment figures from the Labor Department, but today a job fair was being held in Nassau County.
52-year-old Ivan Shamberger is accused of stealing a paycheck from his relative, but the crime didn’t end there.
Clarke MacArthur scored a goal and added an assist, and James Reimer stopped 30 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
An elderly Long Island Woman who lost power during Hurricane Irene is getting a one-two punch.
The task force assigned to figure out how to plan a future for the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum fell apart last week.