Christopher Pendergast, New York Teacher Behind ALS Ride For Life, Dies From Illness At 71Pendergast taught elementary school in Northport and remained a fixture at ALS fundraisers and class activities.
37 People Test Positive For COVID-19 After Long Island Sweet Sixteen, County Executive Calls Party 'A Superspreader Event'Twenty-eight students and nine adults tested positive for COVID-19, 270 people were placed under quarantine, and eight schools had positive case.
Teacher's 'Monkey See, Monkey Do' Slideshow Sparks Emotional Debate Of Views At School Board MeetingSome parents allege a science teacher created a slideshow for the class that included a picture of a gorilla when an image of four teens along with the caption "Monkey see, Monkey do."
'This Is An Educator?': $12 Million Lawsuit Filed After Teacher Shows Black Students, Gorilla In Racially Insensitive PhotoA class trip to the Bronx Zoo has resulted in a multi-million dollar lawsuit lodged against a Long Island school.
Long Island Man Arrested In Fatal Hit-And-RunPolice say 31-year-old Mary Ginty, of Sound Beach, was walking along Miller Place Road just before 10 p.m. Monday when she was struck by a vehicle.
Long Island Community Gifts Veteran, Family With New HomeDisabled veteran Glenn Cote, his wife Renee, and their 7-year old son Zachary got their first look at their new home on Helm Avenue in Miller Place, Long Island.
Miller Place Marine Returns From Deployment, Surprises Little Brother At SchoolAfter an overseas deployment, a Miller Place Marine paid a surprise visit to his much younger brother in elementary school.
Driver Charged With DWI After SUV Slams Into Long Island HomeThe crash happened around 2:30 a.m. on Parkside Avenue in Miller Place as the residents slept.
Brookhaven Declares War On 'Zombie Homes,' Tears Down Miller Place HouseBrookhaven Township's new blighted property law employs a point system "for each health, safety or building violations." After 100 points, the house may be torn down.
Miller Place Family Seeks Justice In Hit-And-Run That Left Mother DeadOn Saturday night, a truck hit Tracy Ann Mangino, 40, and kept going. Police are searching for the driver who left the mother to die along a busy road.
Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Pedestrian On Long IslandTracy Mangino was taken to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where she died of her injuries, police said.
Police Probe Violent Death Of Man Found On Long Island BeachPolice on Thursday were investigating the violent death of a man whose body was found on a Long Island beach.
Long Island Homeowner Turns In 2-Foot AlligatorAnimal welfare crews rescued a 2-foot alligator from a home in Suffolk County this week.
Black Hawk Down; Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing On Long IslandFour mechanics from the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton came and fixed the problem. The Black Hawk was able to safely fly off about two hours after the emergency landing, according to authorities.
Four Teens Charged In String Of Home Burglaries On Long IslandThe suspects, three men and one woman, were arrested around 12:10 p.m. Wednesday after allegedly burglarizing a home in East Setauket.