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Woodmere man piloted Republic-bound plane that crashed into upstate home, police say

11 hours 31 min ago
A Woodmere man was piloting a twin-engine plane that crashed into a Dutchess County home as it headed to Republic Airport, killing him and a man in the house, police said.

MTA: OT report shows abuse of public trust; union counters it vindicates workers

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 23:57
The union says "there's no evidence here at all that inappropriate overtime was given out."

Suffolk Legis. Susan Berland touches off debate about videoconferencing 

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 23:49
Suffolk Legis. Susan Berland is on vacation in Florida and has sparked a debate about her request to Skype into committee meetings.

Power restoration after June storm took 10.2 hours on average

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 23:24
That wait was longer than the five other large storms that PSEG LI has wrestled with over the past five years.

Long Island forecast: Heat advisory issued for western LI for Monday

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 22:53
The real-feel temperatures will be between 95 and 100 degrees Monday, the weather service said.

Project proposed to clean Stony Brook Creek

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 22:21
Lawmakers are expected to vote next month on a plan to help fund efforts to save the creek from elevated levels of sediment by improving nearby drainage systems.

Smithtown reports checks and cash stolen from town hall

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 21:27
Offiicals say blank checks, cash and jewelry were stolen from Smithtown Town Hall in July.

LI couple selling Shelter Island Heights house away 'from the rest of the world'

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 20:24
The sellers, who are moving down South, are asking $889,000 for the custom-built Victorian.

Northrop Grumman calls state's $585M Bethpage water cleanup plan 'impractical'

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 15:05
The company said the state failed to consider a more modest, "cost effective" alternative that it pitched.

Suffolk Community College trustees trim their own spending

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 14:42
Trustees have decided to restrict refreshments at their meetings, mileage reimbursements and conference attendance.

Islip home lists for $279,000

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 10:47
The house also includes a 12-by-12-foot deck.

Officials: Plane en route to Long Island crashes in Hudson Valley, killing 2

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 04:57
A small plane headed to East Farmingdale with three people aboard crashed into a home in Dutchess County, killing a male passenger, an official said.

LI officials offer extra help to local cops in light of record numbers of NYPD suicides

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 01:29
Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart said her department has hired a full-time chaplain.

Reunion celebrates Amityville pride, life and 'the people we lost'

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 01:11
More than 100 people who celebrated Amityville pride came together, in part, because of an idea that started among a small group of friends nearly 20 years ago.

Calverton cemetery employees strive to 'never let a veteran be forgotten'

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 22:18
Richard Hilts was a specialist in the Army a decade ago when his wife's grandfather was laid to rest at Calverton National Cemetery.

Man's 111-mile walk across Long Island raises money in the fight against cancer

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 22:07
Desmond Cooke took three days to trek from Old Westbury to Montauk. He did it in memory of two family members who died of cancer, and to raise funds in the battle against the disease.

Decades of tax breaks from IDAs spark controversy

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 15:22
Deals for Long Island Aquarium, former Grumman site and others offer property tax savings of as much as 90 percent.

Handful of farmers keep tradition alive in western Suffolk

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 11:53
An increase in development has reduced the acreage dedicated to farming, but a few western Suffolk farmers are working to keep the tradition alive.

Amagansett home with unusual dining room lists for $9.95M

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:00
The 1.9-acre property includes a pool and hot tub.

State Police: Homicide probe on Shinnecock reservation in Southampton

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 03:59
Authorities responded to a call of a shooting and found an individual dead from an apparent gunshot wound, police said.