Parents Outraged After Hempstead Village Crews Dismantle Roadside Memorial To Deceased SonSeveral roadside memorials around Hempstead were taken down after the mayor made a campaign promise to clean up the village.
Citing Critical Need, New York Blood Center Says Donations Can Be Made At Pop-Up Mall Sites On Long IslandDonors are desperately needed, and hard to find, with many community drives canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
With More And More Cars On The Road, Long Island Police Stepping Up Enforcement Of Distracted Driving LawsAfter a coronavirus pandemic lull, our roads are as busy as ever, and officials Wednesday kicked off a campaign on Long Island to curb dangerous distracted driving that's worse than ever.
COVID Impact: Long Island Teen's Story About Struggling Through College Application Process Featured In Issue Of Time MagazineThe face of a Long Island teenager will be on newsstands across the nation next week.
Safe Easter Celebrations Planned On Long Island As Health Officials Continue To Urge COVID CautionFor the first time in a long time, families are feeling safe to gather.
Nature Group Warning New Yorkers Not To Buy Ducklings As Easter Gifts: If Abandoned, 'They Can't Survive On Their Own'Every year, well-meaning people buy baby chicks and ducklings as Easter props and gifts. But animal advocates say it's often impulse buying that goes very wrong after the holiday.
Fearful Of COVID-19, Many Suffering From Obesity Turning To Bariatric Surgery To Facilitate Weight LossIt's a major risk factor for bad outcomes from COVID-19. Obese patients face a higher risk for severe illness and death due to the virus.
Long Island Cares Helping Struggling Entertainment Industry Professionals With Music Boxes Of FoodConcert venues and live theaters are still closed, leaving local musicians and performers, stagehands and others in the industry struggling.
Emerald Ash Borer Now Posing A Threat To Trees On Long IslandIt has already killed millions of beloved ash trees across North America.
Indoor Family Entertainment Centers Reopen At 25% Capacity In New YorkSafety protocols include temperature checks and a check-in process to ensure contact tracing is available.
Families Reunite For Passover Seders As More Are Vaccinated Against COVID-19Unlike last year, when large family gatherings were canceled, some are able to reunite to observe the traditional Passover meal this year
Vice President Harris Sounds Off On Need For Stricter Gun Laws: 'We Are Seeing Tragedy After Tragedy'President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are both pushing for Congress to pass stricter gun laws, including an assault weapons ban.
Wildlife Experts Concerned About Endangered Species On Long Island As Park, Beach Attendance Goes UpA small spit of Northshore land called Hobart Beach is home to a colony of endangered birds, a stopover during migration. They're looking for peace and quiet, but the pandemic hasn’t helped.
Feeding Families In Need, Helping Struggling Restaurants, Funding Free Tutoring & More: Marit Molin Named Suffolk County's 2021 Woman Of DistinctionA trained social worker, she says helping people is her passion and changing lives is her fuel.
Major Drug Takedown On Long Island Nets Nearly $3 Million In Cocaine, Fentanyl, Heroin, 38 GunsCocaine, crack, heroin - and some of it was being packed up feet from playing children at day care.