Suffolk County Officials Urge Residents To Check Out 'Smart 911' App To Help Emergency Responders Save LivesYou can now give 911 dispatchers a lot more lifesaving information without saying a word.
Marist College Poll: Kathy Hochul Off To Fast Start In New York Gubernatorial RaceShe has only been governor for two months, but already Kathy Hochul is winning over the hearts and minds of New Yorkers.
Long Island Lawmaker Calls For Investigation Into Investigators Assigned To Unsolved Gilgo Beach MurdersA decade later, there is still no arrest in one of Long Island's most notorious criminal cases.
Suffolk County Rolling Out New Incentives To Get Kids Vaccinated Before Summer Camp Season BeginsCan herd immunity ever be reached in our region? According to Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, not without more young teens getting their shot.
Suffolk County Company Out To Help People With Autism Who Have Aged Out Of School Find EmploymentFor individuals with disabilities, finding work can be challenging and heartbreaking. Only 1 in 9 young adults on the autism spectrum have a job.
Long Island's Oldest Running Family Farm Sold To Suffolk County As Part Of Farmland Preservation ProgramSuffolk County bought the development rights and will preserve it as farmland. It's part of an effort to protect the character of Long Island's East End and an important food source.
Big Fines Coming For Drivers Who Do Not Give 3 Feet Of Space To Bicyclists On Suffolk County RoadsA new county law signed Tuesday is the first of its kind in the state. Fines for offenders are stiff because the legislation is meant to save lives.
Suffolk County Announces Task Force To Prosecute Hate Crimes Amid Spike In Anti-Asian Violence; 'Statistics Do Not Lie'As violence against Asian Americans increases across the U.S., leaders on Long Island have created a special hate crimes task force.
Lawmakers Mostly Excited About What American Rescue Plan Will Mean For Struggling Nassau And Suffolk CountiesVillage Hall in Farmingdale looks more like a fortress than a small seat of government. The plastic dividers installed at the front desk and in the court room, plus COVID-19 safety features.
Road Salt Supplies Dwindle On Long Island As BQE Weight Limit Hinders Delivery TrucksProblems with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway have cut road salt shipments in half.
Long Island Communities Prepare For Major Winter Storm"This will be a major winter event, a major storm event," said Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. "We are doing all that we need to prepare to make sure we are ready."
Long Island Sees Spike In Coronavirus Cases, Positivity RateSuffolk reported more than 1,100 new cases Tuesday, and Nassau has a test positivity rate of 5.8% -- the highest number in months.
Police Announce Arrests In Illegal 'Fast And Furious'-Style Street Racing On Long IslandDrivers were in handcuffs and cars were seized following a recent Suffolk County street racing bust.
Suffolk County Police Break Up 500-Person Potential Super-Spreader Party At Castle-Like HomeLong Island is ramping up more COVID-19 testing sites as a crucial weapon to slow the surge.
COVID On Long Island: Riverhead, Hamptons Bays Near Micro-Cluster DesignationWhile Long Island hovers around 3%, Riverhead has surged to 5.6% and Hampton Bays to 6.5%.