Bellport plants to return $87,000 payloader after overturn

Suffolk County News - 18 hours 10 min ago
Bellport officials said they plan to return an $87,000 payloader that crews are afraid to use after it overturned.

6 holdups could be linked to same woman, Suffolk police say

Suffolk County News - 22 hours 19 min ago
Six knifepoint robberies in the past four weeks -- including a Tuesday heist at a Medford Dollar Tree -- may be the work of the same woman, Suffolk police said.

Adventures in home renovation - pitfalls and triumphs of kitchen rehab - Lamorindaweekly

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Adventures in home renovation - pitfalls and triumphs of kitchen rehab
Kitchens have evolved dramatically over the last 100 years. Your great, great, or even only great grandparents may well have cooked meals in a wood burning fireplace or over a coal-burning stove, after pumping water by hand out in the yard and carrying ...

Curran, Martins debate police precincts, sales tax revenue

Nassau County News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:44
Candidates for Nassau County executive said Tuesday night that they would reopen closed police precincts and push for more sales tax revenue to flow to villages if elected.

Report: Nassau's 2018 budget includes $128M in projected risk

Nassau County News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:38
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano's proposed 2018 budget has nearly $128 million in projected risk, including $60 million in fee hikes that will likely be rejected by the GOP-controlled Legislature, according to a new report by a state monitoring board controlling the county's finances.

Larry Zacarese, Errol Toulon Jr. spar in Suffolk sheriff's debate

Suffolk County News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:44
Suffolk sheriff candidates Larry Zacarese and Errol Toulon Jr. extolled their own experience for the $194,243-a-year job while criticizing each other's qualifications in a News 12 Long Island debate.

Union opposes Oyster Bay plan to drop public safety department

Nassau County News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 01:02
The proposal to move public safety officers to Nassau County to save the town $1.3 million would require multiple approvals by town, county and state governments, as well as town and county unions.

State AG: School buses in Suffolk rack up red-light violations

Suffolk County News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:54
School-bus companies based in Suffolk County received tickets for driving through red lights nearly 1,200 times over three years, according to a state investigation.

Perfect 900: Bowler Joe Novara rolls ultimate series

Suffolk County News - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:42
The ball exploded into the pins for the third and final strike of the 10th frame Monday night and East Patchogue's Joe Novara had accomplished the ultimate bowling feat: a perfect 900 series.

Day with Islanders a 'dream come true' for LI boy with cancer

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:59
The Islanders' newest acquisition is about 4 feet tall and weighs less than 100 pounds, but captain John Tavares called him the toughest player on the ice after practice.

Marine from LI, WWII victim, to be buried at Arlington cemetery

Nassau County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:54
The recently identified remains of a former Valley Stream resident who perished nearly 75 years ago during an intense World War II battle on a Pacific island are to be buried with military honors Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery.

Ray Perini, Timothy Sini question Suffolk DA bonuses

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:52
Democratic Suffolk district attorney candidate Timothy Sini said Tuesday that if elected he would not pay staff bonuses from a seized property fund while Republican Ray Perini said he would have to study the issue further.

Fort Salonga restaurant reopens with a new menu for a cause

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:43
People with autism and other special needs can again find work at a Fort Salonga restaurant that has reopened and is providing jobs -- including to the owner's son and daughter -- in hopes that the effort, along with Caribbean-inspired food, will draw customers.

AriZona founder makes Forbes' 'Rich List'; Trump drops 92 slots

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:07
AriZona Iced Tea co-founder Domenick "Don" Vultaggio, with an estimated net worth of $3 billion, ranked No. 264 overall and seventh among Long Islanders. In 2015, Vultaggio, of Sands Point, bought out the other co-founder of AriZona after a bitter court case.

Islip Town board approves affordable housing for LGBT seniors

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:03
Islip Town Board officials have approved plans for an affordable housing complex in Bay Shore aimed at senior citizens who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender and their allies.

Home prices spike in Nassau, rise modestly in Suffolk

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:24
The median price in Nassau for a closed home sale was $511,000 in September, up 9.9 percent from a year earlier, the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island reported Tuesday. In Suffolk, homes sold for a median price of $360,000, a 3.2 percent increase from the previous September.

Bay Shore woman, 66, died in weekend house fire, police say

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:32
A woman who was killed in a house fire in Bay Shore over the weekend has been identified as Barbara Nadraus, 66, authorities said Tuesday.

Police: Silver Alert canceled for Stony Brook man

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:14
A missing Stony Brook man with dementia has been located, police said.

State: Matthew Solomon denied parole for seventh time

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:59
The state parole board has for the seventh time denied release to Matthew Solomon, who is serving 18 years to life in prison for strangling his newlywed wife on Christmas Eve in 1987 and dumping her body in a garbage bag near their apartment in Huntington Station.

Kevin James reveals why 'Kevin Can Wait' killed off Erinn Hayes' character

Suffolk County News - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:48
Finally, Kevin James is offering "Kevin Can Wait" fans a reason behind the show's shocking decision to kill off his on-screen wife Donna Gable, played by Erinn Hayes.
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