Remembering 9/11: Sunrise Ceremony Held At Point Lookout Beach Memorial For Long Island Residents Lost In AttacksThe memorial includes a Remembrance Wall for loved ones to write messages honoring the 497 Long Island residents who lost their lives.
Nassau County Offering Diversion Programs For Low-Level Criminal Offenders Instead Of Sending Them To CourtThe launch was prompted by an 8,000-case backlog with 10% of them eligible for diversion.
9/11 20 Years Later: No Regrets From First Responders Suffering Chronic Illness From Ground Zero Toxins; 'Our City Needed Us'Dust from the collapse of the Twin Towers contained a toxic brew of pulverized glass, metals and asbestos – a plume that later caused 68 different cancers.
Remembering 9/11: Retired Firefighter Wayne Forte Honors Fallen NYPD Officers By Building Ceremonial Truck To Carry Their CasketA retired firefighter is completing a labor of love, just as the world gets ready to mark 20 years since the 9/11 attacks. 
Dogs From Gulf Coast Shelters Relocated To Long Island To Make Room For Pets Of Families Displaced By Hurricane IdaDozens of puppies and older dogs were rescued from overwhelmed shelters in Louisiana and Texas, which filled up with animals that displaced families could no longer care for.
Ida Remnants Collapse Retaining Walls, Flood Homes With Sewage On Nassau County's North ShoreLong Island's highest rain total was in Glen Cove, where streets looked like rivers and a downtown garage was deluged.
Eviction Moratorium In New York Extended Until January, Much To The Dismay Of LandlordsNew York now boasts the strongest tenant protections in the nation.
Suffolk County Issues Stern Warning To Motorists: Stop For School Buses Or You Could Be Hit With Hefty FineMost school buses in Suffolk County are now equipped with cameras on their stop sign arms, and hefty fines await those who ignore them.
As Green Energy Industry Rebounds From Pandemic, Career Opportunities And Job Training Available On Long IslandCareers in green energy are on the rise, and now there are new opportunities to learn the ropes in order to join a booming workforce.
Long Beach Residents Fighting Construction Of New Pump Station Near HomesThe pump station is part of a $6 million solution to flooding along an evacuation route, using Superstorm Sandy federal funds.
Queens Couple Charged With Leaving 1-Year-Old Son Locked In Hot Car At Manhasset MallPolice said he was alone in the car for approximately an hour. He is expected to be OK.