Remembering 9/11: Sunrise Ceremony Held At Point Lookout Beach Memorial For Long Island Residents Lost In AttacksThe memorial includes a Remembrance Wall for loved ones to write messages honoring the 497 Long Island residents who lost their lives.
20 Years Later, It's Still Difficult For Many On Long Island To Visit 9/11 Memorials And MonumentsNearly 500 Long Islanders lost their lives on 9/11. Since then, monuments and memorials have been created almost yearly -- from East Rockaway to the East End--- honoring the many victims.
Good Samaritan Recounts Helping Rescue Pilot From Point Lookout Helicopter CrashA helicopter pilot was recovering Thursday following a harrowing emergency landing on Long Island. Luckily for him, a good Samaritan was there to help.
Helicopter Lands In Water At Point Lookout On Long IslandThe pilot was the only person on board. Nassau County police said the helicopter made a controlled landing in three feet of water.
Old Rail Cars Find New Life As Artificial Reef Off Long IslandThe reef, called Hempstead Reef, is off Point Lookout.
9/11 Remembered: Crowd Returns To Point Lookout For Socially Distant Ceremony On Long IslandMany return every year for what is now Hempstead Town's official 9/11 memorial at Town Park to honor those who died, including the late NYPD hero Luis Alvarez, of Oceanside.
1 Dead, 1 Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Long IslandRescue teams got a call Saturday morning after the boat capsized in Jones Beach Inlet near Point Lookout.
Long Island Observances Give Strength To Those Who Lost Loved One In 9/11On Long Island, thousands have returned to the Point Lookout where 18 years ago they watched the attacks on the World Trade Center from the seaside vantage point.
Professor Hoping To Save Lives With Rip Current Virtual Reality SimulatorSwimming out of rip current can sometimes be easier said than done, but virtual reality at the beach is helping people experience that first hand, safely.
Point Lookout Dedicates New Memorial To 9/11 VictimsA Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001 is the site of the latest memorial to victims of the terror attacks.
Point Lookout To Unveil Permanent Sept. 11 MemorialOn Sept. 11, 2001, many people gathered on the beach in Point Lookout and watched in horror as part of the Manhattan skyline disappeared.
Mourners Gather For Sunrise Ceremony At Point Lookout To Remember 9/11 VictimsMore than 1,000 people attended the Point Lookout ceremony, which is held on the same beach where crowds spontaneously gathered on Sept. 11, 2001 and looked across the water as part of the Manhattan skyline disappeared.
Long Island Town Seeks Volunteers To Help Build Up Coastal DunesThis week's nor'easter caused moderate beach erosion on Long Island's south shore, but favorable winds kept it from being worse.
Mourners Gather On Long Island Beach To Remember 9/11Mourners from Long Island gathered at Point Lookout for a sunrise service to remember the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Residents: New Firehouses On Long Island Are Too LavishThey volunteer and save lives, and now, firefighters on Long Island have asked communities to upgrade old, out-of-date firehouses.