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Town struggles to keep up with pace of yard waste removal

Suffolk County News - 3 hours 24 min ago
Smithtown officials also said tree trunks and branches left on the street by tree removal companies are becoming a problem and are considering fines.

Coronavirus on Long Island: Live updates

Suffolk County News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 03:04
See live updates from officials, Newsday reporters and more on coronavirus.

Demonstrations against George Floyd killing go on across LI

Suffolk County News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 01:31
Long Islanders added their voice to the national outrage over  against the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  

Suffolk expects new community coronavirus data by Wednesday

Suffolk County News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 00:32
Expanded Nassau data includes new community infections, average daily infections over seven days and per capita average over one week.

Cuomo: NY needs to continue fighting the coronavirus, while addressing unrest

Suffolk County News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 00:19
Gov. Cuomo said the state has been making steady progress against the coronavirus and asked protesters to be responsible as they return to the streets. Barbershops and hair salons are now expected to reopen sooner.

Newsday wins 2 first-place global awards for 'Long Island Divided' investigative series

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 23:55
Newsday earned a "Best in Show" prize for the newspaper's three-year investigation into discriminatory housing practices by real estate brokers, and another award for best use of video.

Huntington restaurant owner under fire over racist remarks

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 23:54
The owner of Tutto Pazzo on a Facebook live session called people who were protesting police brutality on Monday "little animals, savages." 

Long Island voters set for next Tuesday's school elections

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 23:39
The switch to absentee ballots — which have been delivered to some 2 million LI voters — was ordered May 1 by Gov. Cuomo, to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Taiwan gifts Suffolk with 50,000 surgical masks

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 22:40
"These supplies will go out to all of those agencies that continue to burn through them," Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said.

State DEC says can, bottle redemption sites must reopen today

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 22:03
Many of the machines New Yorkers had used to return containers and redeem the five-cent fee have been closed due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Long Island weather: Cloudy and warm, chance of rain tonight

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 21:13
Today's daytime clouds will herald the possible rain arriving during the night, which is expected to continue into Wednesday, the National Weather Service in Islip said. A high near 70 degrees is predicted.

Old St. James bar to be purchased for open space, parking spots

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 19:43
Converting the closed Irish Viking bar on Lake Avenue will allow new space for cars and visitors to the downtown area.

Cops: Armed man arrested after standoff at Hampton Bays beach

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 14:52
Police said the man, armed with a handgun, had barricaded himself in a vehicle at Meschutt Beach. 
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