Hempstead School Board Members Take Exception To Intervention Proposal, Fight For Independence In AlbanyVotes could soon take place in Albany on unprecedented state intervention into the struggling Hempstead School District.
'We Need To Do Something Drastic': First-Of-Its-Kind State Intervention Proposed In Hempstead School DistrictThe bill has received a scathing reaction from the elected Hempstead board of education.
Mom: Autistic Boy's Wandering Met With Punishment From School Despite Federal LawThe mother of a Long Island boy with autism is livid after she says a school employee yelled at her son after he wandered out of school.
Long Island Man Battling ALS Gets Heartwarming Surprise, Charity Makes Entire Home Wheelchair-AccessibleThey were told volunteers would make their bathroom handicapped accessible, but instead, they found their entire house had been transformed – for free.
New Flotation Stick A 'Game Changer' For Long Island PoliceBoating season brings an important reminder that life vests save lives, but police know boaters don't always wear them. So now there's a new life-saving tool in the sky
Judge Rules Admissions Made By Driver At Scene Of Alleged Drunk-Driving Death Of Boy Scout Are AdmissibleEmotions ran high in a Suffolk County courthouse Tuesday during a pretrial hearing in the alleged drunk-driving death of a Boy Scout last year.
Movement On To Loosen Up Long Island Town's Antiquated Rules On Backyard Chicken OwnershipBackyard chickens are all the rage. They produce healthy fresh eggs. But one Long Island town makes it nearly impossible for residents to own chickens.
Hempstead Residents Dealing With Brown Water Will Have Direct Connection To Water Company Through Task ForceLong-suffering Hempstead residents dealing with brown water will soon have a direct connection to their water company.
Man With Hearing Loss Suing Nassau County After His Application To Be 911 Dispatcher Was DeniedA Bethpage man with hearing loss says he is the victim of discrimination by Nassau County.
Nassau Police Making Strides In Crackdown On MS-13 GangLong Island officials announced Tuesday a series of arrests made in connection to at least seven bodies found in shallow graves, believed to be victims of MS-13 gang violence.
'I Couldn't See, Couldn't Hear, Couldn't Move': Long Island Man Recounts Getting Struck By Lightning During Sunday's StormsSunday night's fierce storms brought lightning strikes to our area. One of them struck a man who was outside, he said, taking in the view.
Long Island Congresswoman Proposes Mandate Requiring All New Cars To Have Blood-Alcohol Detection CapabilitiesCan deadly habits behind the wheel be changed by technology? That's the aim behind a package of bills before Congress that could stop drunk drivers before they can even start a car.
Suffolk County Residents Unhappy With IRS After Being Taxed On Grants Awarded For Environmental UpgradesSome Long Island homeowners have made a plea to the Internal Revenue Service after receiving grants to make environmental improvements to their backyard cesspools.
No Longer A Local Issue, New York State Takes On Fight Against Shinnecock Indian Nation's Electronic BillboardsMemorial Day weekend brought the unveiling of the first of two huge electronic billboards in the Hamptons. The group responsible is now facing a court order to halt the second one.
Whitestone Memorial Day Parade Brings Together Proud Veterans Who Remind Us All That Freedom Isn't FreeA World War II hero was saluted by a grateful community on Monday during a Memorial Day parade in Whitestone, Queens.