2 East Meadow Homes Catch Fire After Propane Tank ExplosionInvestigators say the blast came from a propane tank at a home on Seventh Street in East Meadow around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Town Of Hempstead Bans Unlicensed Door-To-Door Solicitors Following Influx Of Resident ComplaintsA growing number of Long Island families are complaining to town leaders about unwanted solicitors.
Long Island Woman Strips Off Her Shirt, Attacks First Responders At East Meadow Walmart, Police SayPolice said when they tried to get her into an ambulance, she kicked a male officer in the neck and a female medic in the chest.
Nassau County Announces Plan For Memorial Honoring Afghanistan, Iraq War VeteransThe county is working with the nonprofit group Heroes Among Us to raise money for the memorial's design and commission.
'Take What You Need, Give What You Can'; Communities Organize Sharing Tables To Donate To Neighbors In NeedIt's inspiring to see the innovative way neighbors are helping neighbors - and strangers, too - by providing the necessities during these uncertain times. Some are giving the food off their tables.
Barstool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy Creates Fund To Help Struggling Small Businesses, Starting With Borrelli's In East MeadowA Long Island business is getting financial help from an unlikely source.
Long Island Moving Ahead With Aggressive Legislation To Help Veterans Impacted By Coronavirus PandemicWith Veterans Day coming this week, there has been more outreach to help those service men and women struggling with mental health issues, food insecurity and more.
Stew Leonard's In One Long Island Town Trying Halloween Drive-Thru Display To Keep People SafeHalloweens is looking a little different this year. With social distancing, parents and local leaders are trying to figure out safe and spooky ways to celebrate.
A Labor Day Weekend Like No Other: Many Are Celebrating But 'Keeping It Low Key'People across our area are taking advantage of the long weekend, to squeeze out as much summer as they can.
Doctors To Women Needing Routine Mammograms But Worried About Coronavirus: Our Hospitals Are SafeThe coronavirus pandemic has caused a major drop off in routine cancer screenings like mammograms that are supposed to be performed annually for many women.
Protesters Criticize Arrests By Nassau County Police During Friday George Floyd March In East MeadowQuestions are being raised after several protesters were arrested on Long Island, with video of two of them going viral.
Frustrated Long Island Business Owners Have Message For Gov. Cuomo: We Need To Reopen NowNassau and Suffolk counties are close to meeting the state's requirements for starting to reopen. But a group of business owners say close is not enough.
Coronavirus Update: As Food Needs Rise, New York Already Seeing Pantries Close, Volunteer Staff Stay AwayOne food bank chief expects a 20% increase in need over the next two to three weeks, but of seven available soup kitchens on Long Island, two are already closed.
Doctors Warn Common Virus RSV Is In Its Peak Season And Can Be Serious Threat To InfantsYou may have heard about respiratory syncytial virus from friends with sick children. Although this common virus spreads from fall to spring, right now is peak RSV season.
Bail Reform: Nassau County Set To Release Inmates TuesdayCounty Executive Laura Curran says the sheriff's department is coordinating with other agencies to make sure the releases are safe and organized.