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Former traveling carnival property to become Brookhaven trails

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 11:07
Thirteen acres in Moriches formerly owned by Nevins Amusements will be converted into public hiking and walking trails, officials said.

Jack O'Brien's defense sparks Suffolk IV title for Center Moriches

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 04:29
Dayrien Franklin, Jaden Kealey and Jordan Falco benefited en route to big win in Suffolk Conference IV championship game. 

Four challengers taken off Babylon Village election ballots 

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 21:50
The Suffolk County Board of Elections examined a complaint about the signature petition from the slate running as the Vote for Babylon Party.

Long Island weather: Rain through Monday, then a warm up

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 21:50
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for Monday evening into Tuesday morning.

Transition to high school becomes more troublesome because of COVID-19

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 20:20
That first year of high school on Long Island is a rite of passage into a wider world of more mature experiences, but the coronavirus pandemic has rewritten the script.

COVID-19 vaccines: How to book appointments on Long Island

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 11:12
With limited supplies and constantly changing conditions, it can be difficult for Long Islanders to make an appointment for a vaccine. The resources here might help. 

Smithtown Fire District chief being investigated for email about vaccine

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 00:05
Kevin Fitzpatrick allegedly used his official fire district email account to forward a video with false claims about COVID-19 vaccinations, said the vice chairman of the district's board of fire commissioners.

Huntington GOP picks town board slate, Edmund Smyth as supervisor candidate

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 21:10
The committee has selected town board member Edmund J.M. Smyth to be its candidate for supervisor, following Chad Lupinacci's announcement that he would not seek reelection.

Take it to the (term) limit, one more time

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 20:34
The Suffolk County term-limit law, which passed via voter referendum, states simply: "No person shall serve as a County Legislator for more than 12 consecutive years."

Suffolk DA: Ex-NYPD officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in overdose

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 02:34
The former NYPD officer was accused of selling fentanyl that caused a fatal overdose in 2019.

As NY tops its vaccine record, hotel workers added to eligibility list

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 01:28
New York State broke its single-day best for the number of shots administered, with 179,038, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said.

LI's Black-owned businesses find eager customers through directories

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 01:05
Online directories of Black-owned firms foster justice, community - and sales.

Man finds Amazon packages dumped on his property he uses in Huntington Station

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 01:04
He said he tried to get the multinational e-commerce giant and Suffolk County police to help him resolve the issue, only to be rebuffed, although the police eventually agreed to take the 20 items.

Smithtown Fire Department reinstalls thin blue line flag

Sat, 02/27/2021 - 00:45
The department reversed its decision to remove the flag from one of its trucks after "overwhelming community outreach."

NYPD officer from LI charged with child pornography pleads not guilty

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 23:53
Carmine Simpson of Holbrook was arrested by FBI agents in January on a complaint stating he had been online with at least 46 minors whom he had asked to send sexually explicit photos.

Sini: Four LIers illegally sold temporary Texas license plates in Suffolk

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 23:46
"Anyone who fell victim to this scam should be aware that these plates are not valid," Suffolk District Attorney Timothy Sini said. 

Babylon offers rent relief for tenants affected by COVID-19

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 22:10
Income-eligible residents can apply for some of the nearly $1.4 million in available funding.

With help from 2 LI rescue centers, stranded sea turtles fly south for the winter

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 22:02
The turtles were caught too far north when winter arrived. Unable to function as their bodies shut down, they floated helplessly until found late last year washed up on beaches, mainly on Cape Cod.

Josephine Schanel, former Patchogue resident, was 'always smiling'

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 21:55
Josephine Schanel died of complications from the coronavirus on her 87th birthday.

Trish Bergin seeks to replace Tom Cilmi on Suffolk County Legislature

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 19:25
The 12-year Islip town board member, who is a former News 12 reporter, and Cilmi both must leave their respective posts after this year because of term limits.