Long Island Community Leaders Demand Action On Stalled Sewer Plan To Save Downtown HamletsFor decades, the lack of sewers has stifled economic development. It's illegal to expand, renovate or even build new businesses with outdated sewage infrastructure.
Suffolk County Looking For Volunteers To Serve As Stewards Overseeing Local Small ParksThere's a new push on to keep public parks clean and safe on Long Island.
Proposed Gyrodyne Development Has Residents Divided On Long Island's North ShoreDecades of debate come to a head this week when Suffolk County decides whether or not to greenlight a development on the North Shore that opponents call a sprawling commercial park.
Eviction Moratorium: Long Island Woman Says Tenants Haven't Paid Rent Since May 2019, Hurl Racial Slurs When Asked To PayAfter months of pleading, the Khalids filed eviction paperwork. It took months to go through the courts. Then the pandemic hit, and in March, the state banned evictions due to the coronavirus.
Sully The Service Dog Honored With Statue On Long IslandThe 4-year-old lab became known for his loyalty to former president George H. W. Bush. Now, Sully is being recognized for his service in a monumental way.
LI Teen Credited With Saving Family From House FireThe Smithtown Fire Department is now planning to honor 15-year-old Hailee Hurtado with an award for her actions.
Expert: New Generation Making Progress Addressing Long Island's Struggles With RacismVoices were raised across Long Island on Monday. A strikingly peaceful array: multi-racial, multi-ethnic.
Long Island's Smithtown Turning Into 'Stumptown,' Due To Companies Dumping Trees Into The StreetResidents in one Long Island town are sprucing up their yards, but in the process are making life extremely difficult for municipal workers.
Licensed Massage Businesses In Long Island Town Miffed At Proposed Law Targeting Spas Connected To Sex TradeSome say the attempt at closing down spas that promote sex work is penalizing and discriminating against lawful, licensed businesses.
Long Island Civic Group Fighting Back Against Zoning That Would Allow High-Rise Self Storage FacilitiesSelf storage warehouses are moving into our area at a steady clip and one Long Island community group says it's sick of them.
Worker Charged With Stealing From Senior Apartment Complex On Long IslandPolice said the 31-year-old from Ronkonkoma stole medication from an apartment at Sienna Village Apartment Complex in Smithtown.
Smithtown Developing Luxury Rentals To Draw MillennialsIt was a beautiful fall day, and yet sidewalks were empty downtown. But that could soon change: Smart growth is coming.
Police: Men Broke Into Long Island Nature Preserve, Made Goat Swallow BeerPolice say a pair of vandals broke into a Long Island nature preserve and harassed the animals.
President Bush's Service Dog To Return To Long Island Before Heading To Walter Reed Medical CenterAmong those at President George H.W. Bush's funeral this week will be unexpected guest from Long Island.
Famed Hess Toy Truck Is Now A Teaching Tool, TooThe Hess toy truck is one of the longest running holiday toy brands in America and now, it's finding a new home in elementary schools.