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Like Islanders fans, Denis Potvin couldn't resist watch party at Nassau Coliseum

Suffolk County News - 3 hours 35 min ago
7,200 spectators, plus former players Potvin and John Tonelli, attended the Game 5 event at the Old Barn, but the Lightning ended up spoiling the party with the overwhemling victory.

Polls open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in party primaries

Suffolk County News - 5 hours 51 min ago
There are races in primaries in East Hampton, Huntington, Islip and Southhampton in Suffolk County, and in the cities of Glen Cove and Long Beach in Nassau.

Henry O'Brien, former Suffolk district attorney, dies at 85

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 01:41
Friends recalled Henry O'Brien's legacy of public service, which included establishing an anti-corruption unit as Suffolk's top prosecutor.

Jacquelyn Kasulis sworn in as acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 00:39
She replaces Mark Lesko, who will be appointed acting assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice's National Security Division.

Suffolk lawmakers to vote on new designation for controversial Islandia horse farm

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 23:49
The county legislative's expected action Tuesday comes despite objections in court and before lawmakers by Islandia officials who say that section of Pal-O-Mine Equestrian shouldn't be included in the agricultural district. 

LIU poll: Majority of Americans say country has seen worst of pandemic

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 23:35
A factor for those who say darker days remain is a concern over a relative contracting COVID-19 and becoming seriously ill, according to the poll.

Officials: Port Jefferson man accused of shooting two men in parking lot

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 23:13
The two victims, 22 and 20, were shot shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday in a Port Jefferson parking lot in what police said was not a random crime, Suffolk police said. 

Amityville dealership buys, cleans contested lot it used to store autos

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 21:38
Security Dodge has stored vehicles on the half-acre site at 344 Merrick Rd. for decades without a lease after a gas station there was abandoned by owner RAI Realty Co. in the early 1990s, with no further county taxes paid.

LIRR: Service restored on Babylon branch after person hit by train

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 16:57
The Long Island Rail Road is reporting trains on or close to schedule following a morning of delays Monday on the Babylon branch after an unauthorized person was struck on the tracks in Bellmore, railroad officials said.

West Babylon man found guilty of intentional fatal hit-run in Lindenhurst

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 10:45
Prosecutors said Shatik Canady, 43, got into a dispute with a Wyandanch man near the rear parking lot of Brewhaus Pub, hit the man with an ice scraper and then struck him with his car.

Cops: Man arrested in shooting outside Port Jefferson restaurant

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 10:40
The 20-year-old was arrested Sunday after police say he shot two men outside a Port Jefferson eatery over the weekend.

Centereach called the heart of LI, packed with shopping centers

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 10:00
The Centereach Complex at Hawkins and Hammond roads is among the best parks in the Town of Brookhaven, a councilman says.

Max Temkin, Holocaust survivor, dies at age 99

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 00:55
At 17, he saw his parents and siblings for the last time. After liberation from Buchenwald, he built a life in Queens and Long Island, where as a retiree he helped youths learn about the Holocaust.

John Gallagher, former Suffolk County police commissioner, dies at 83

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 00:26
Acting Suffolk Police Commissioner Stuart Cameron, who worked under Gallagher's leadership, called him "a true gentleman and an outstanding leader," who led the department during the 9/11 attacks.

In COVID-19 clinical trials, Long Islanders help to move medicine forward

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/20/2021 - 23:41
Nassau and Suffolk residents have joined research projects linked to medical institutions in the region to try to grow understanding about the deadly coronavirus, and best ways to treat it. That effort continues.

Long Island forecast: Workweek to start with warm summer weather

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/20/2021 - 21:40
Monday should be partly sunny with a high near 82 degrees, the National Weather Service said.

Brookhaven agrees to take part in $1.5B FIMP shoreline protection project

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/20/2021 - 21:01
Brookhaven officials have formally agreed to take part in the $1.5 billion Fire Island-to-Montauk shoreline protection project, despite raising concerns about its potential impact on some homeowners.

Riverhead civic groups cite environmental concerns, press DEC to weigh in on drag racing events at EPCAL

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/20/2021 - 18:34
The EPCAL Watch coalition wrote a letter to the state agency expressing concerns about pollution at environmentally sensitive areas at the Enterprise Park at Calverton for events scheduled for August and September.
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