Long Island Avenue Renamed To Honor Samuel Ballton, An Enslaved Man Who Later Became A Farmer & The 'Pickle King'A self-made scientist ahead of his time, working as a sharecropper, he grew a seasonal record 1.5 million cucumbers for pickling, earning him the unofficial title of proud "Pickle King."
DEC Crew Pulls Off Rapid Osprey Nest Relocation At Huntington LighthouseIt's breeding season for ospreys in our area, but one pair of the federally protected birds picked an odd spot to make a home.
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.
Pet Owners Petitioning To Have New York Lift Dog Ban At State Park BeachesThey say waterfront access is critical to the health and wellness of people and their pets, but not everyone agrees.
Long Island Man Shocked By Amazon's Response After He Found Undelivered Packages On Side Of Road; 'It's Not My Stuff To Keep'Amazon would not pick them up and told him to "dispose of the packages as you see fit."
2 Killed, 2 Injured In Crash On Northern State ParkwayTwo people were pronounced dead at the scene and two others were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, state police said.
Archeological Dig On Long Island An Effort To Preserve History Of Freed Slave Peter Crippen, Huntington's First Black Land OwnerThey're digging for history on Long Island. A centuries-old home cannot be saved, but artifacts buried on the property help tell the story of one of the community's founding Black families.
Police: Zvonimir Bosnjak Of Huntington Faces Sexual Abuse, Forcible Touching Charges Involving 17-Year-Old GirlThe girl told police Bosnjak allegedly touched her inappropriately over the course of the year, starting in December of 2019.
Long Island Dentists Allison Napoli, Daniel Gambella Facing Charges After Allegedly Following Teen On Bicycle Over Fireworks IncidentNapoli and Gambella are both charged with endangering the welfare of a child, plus a reckless driving charge for Napoli.
Long Island Homeowners Shocked By Skyrocketing Water Bills, Some Companies Say, 'This Wasn't A Surprise'The water companies pledge to review bills with complaining customers, send technicians to inspect and test meters, and suggest homeowners have plumbers check for leaks.
Pregnant Long Island Homeowner Worried, Stressed After Spending Nine Days Without PowerPSEG LI said it is in discussion with the Long Island Power Authority concerning possible rate payer reimbursement.
Huntington Officials Offer Town Diet To Combat 'COVID 10' Weight Gain, Keep Residents HealthyAccording to a study by Northwell Health, of all patients hospitalized because of COVID-19, 42% are obese.
Coronavirus Shutdown? Send In Long Island's Craft Beer Delivery Dogs To The RescueWith the coronavirus pandemic-forced lockdown, their owners — now their bosses — said they have had to "redefine" their brewery business after being deemed essential.
Coronavirus Shutdown Prompts Artist Helen Murdock-Prep To Get Creative, Launch 'Drive-By Museum' On Long IslandWhen Helen Murdock-Prep saw the gallery doors abruptly close due to the coronavirus pandemic, cancelling her watercolor and calligraphy show, an idea came to her.
Cap On School Property Tax Levy Impacting Education Budgets In New YorkSchool districts in New York state will have to be more cautious with their budgets next year.