Theater Renaissance Hits Long Island, Thanks To Local ProducersThere is unbridled enthusiasm in Long Island's growing theatrical community. After an 18-month-long shutdown, new regional and professional troupes are performing again.
Long Island School Staffers Honored For Protecting Children When Alleged Drunk Driver Drove Onto School FieldOn June 3, a suspended drunk driver crashed through a fence and then drove onto the field at Rhane Elementary School in East Rockaway.
East Rockaway Man Charged With DWI After Crashing Through Elementary School Fence, Driving Across FieldOfficials said dozens of students were on the field when it happened, but staff were able to get them all inside safely.
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.
Vet2Vet Helps 101-Year-Old WWII Veteran Walter Reed Overcome Rehab; 'We Heal Each Other'Walter is a widower and lives alone in East Rockaway. But no one wants to leave him alone.
Dolphin Becomes Trapped In East Rockaway's Mill RiverThe only way for the dolphin to exit Mill River is underneath a train trestle, and right now, the water isn't deep enough for that to happen.
Kids Helping Hospitalized Kids Is The Name Of The Game At The Little St. Nick FoundationNot many charities allow kids to be part of the volunteer staff. But for one non-profit on Long Island the spirit of the organization is based on kids helping kids.
'Rockaway' Film Director John Budion Talks Growing Up On Long Island & New MovieThe NYU graduate and Long Island native explains why he chose East Rockaway as the site of his first film.
Long Island School District Requiring Clear Backpacks In Wake Of Florida MassacreIt's meant as a safety precaution following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
Elderly Woman Attacked By Man Posing As Good Samaritan At LI SupermarketThis is the second assault on an elderly woman in three days on Long Island.
Wallaby Found Starving Inside ‘The Tiger Man’s’ Cold Garage; Nassau SPCA SaysA startling find was made Tuesday, in a garage on Long Island. An exotic animal -- from half a world away -- was found locked away in harsh living conditions.
Vigil To Be Held For East Rockaway Native Who Vanished On El Faro Cargo Ship In BahamasFriends and family of Howard Schoenly will gather in East Rockaway on what would have been his 51st birthday.
East Rockaway Native Was Among Those Who Vanished On El Faro Ship In BahamasU.S. Coast Guard searchers recovered more wreckage Tuesday from El Faro – the U.S.-owned cargo ship that sank last week in the Bahamas – and some of those onboard have local ties.
Man Charged With Shoplifting From CVS, Carjacking Woman In East RockawayA man was charged this week with shoplifting numerous items from a CVS drugstore in East Rockaway, Long Island, and carjacking a woman to make his getaway.
Police: Long Island Woman Was Carjacked By Suspect In Midst Of Crime SpreeA Long Island woman was recently carjacked steps from her front door, and police said the frightening encounter was all part of a disturbing crime spree.