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Officials say residents, businesses in Kings Park will reap benefits of $20M sewer project

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 02:16
The state-funded project would drastically reduce the nitrates that leach from septic system into the ground and Long Island Sound, an official said.

Long Island weather: Mostly sunny through Tuesday, then heavy rain likely

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 01:53
The low Monday night is expected to drop to about 48 degrees with clear skies, according to the NWS.

Health experts say vaping can harm development of young people's brains

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:48
Critics worry that vaping may be creating a new generation of nicotine addicts.

Patchogue named a top place to live in the country

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:21
A national nonprofit said it has become a place for professionals and young families to live and grow.

LIRR tips: Places to wait for a train, quiet cars, 'late' notes, or bringing your bike

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:19
Savvy LIRR commuters have learned how to make traveling a little more tolerable, from hidden electrical outlets to knowing which train cars have bathrooms.

Body recovered from West Lake in Patchogue, Suffolk police say

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:07
Police on Sunday afternoon were still working to identify the body.

Huntington Town to hold hearing on establishing code violations court

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 15:44
Huntington will hold a public hearing to consider creating a Bureau of Administrative Adjudication.

Nicholas LaLota takes heat from Democrats over fundraiser

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 14:43
The GOP Suffolk elections commissioner held a fundraiser for Republican legislative candidate Anthony Piccirillo.

Children learn art of dripping paint at Pollock workshop

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 11:49
"Modern art is really open," said Joyce Raimondo. "It's about you seeing it your own way."

Smithtown High senior, service dog crowned homecoming kings

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 02:49
Steven Heimerle, 18, of St. James, wearing a sash and blue crown, led the Labrador retriever to midfield where he stood beside homecoming queen Meghan Deery.

National Grid gas shortage warning questioned by pipeline critics

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 22:22
Critics of a proposed $1-billion natural gas pipeline are using company testimony and documents to rebut warnings of gas shortages.

Southampton home lists for $53.9M

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 10:00
The modern glass house with nine bedrooms also features a rooftop deck.

2 more Suffolk mosquito samples test positive for Eastern equine encephalitis, officials say

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 02:26
So far this season, there have been nine total mosquito samples that tested positive for EEE, officials said.

Former NYPD Det. Matthew Hickey helps combat police suicides

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 00:27
The retired detective has become part of the NYPD's all-out effort to battle a record nine suicides in 2019 among active duty officers.

LI volunteers work to share vision of National Coming Out Day

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 23:22
More than 200 Long Island volunteers have worked since April cutting lengths of ribbon into rainbow pins to be worn on National Coming Out Day.

Flanders man sentenced to 10 years for drug dealing and weapons possession, federal officials say

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 23:03
A Flanders man became the first defendant to be sentenced in what officials said was the result of a joint federal-local crackdown against dealers and members of the Bloods street gang.

Cuomo signs law on labeling of ingredients in menstrual products

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 22:42
He also signed a bill aimed at helping homeless youths.

Public's help sought after Smokey Bear sign stolen from Otis Pike Preserve

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 22:26
The sign was installed at the park to commemorate Smokey Bear's 75th anniversary as the nation's symbol of forest fire prevention.

Bridge replacement projects, starting next week, to impact Montauk commuters

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 21:32
Replacing the 124-year-old Accabonac Road and North Main Street bridges will require suspending LIRR service from Tuesday through Nov. 10.

Noted architect designed $2.1M Fire Island Pines home

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 18:29
The house was designed by Horace Gifford, a famed architect of modernist beach homes.