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Phone scams, and their sophistication, are on the rise, officials warn

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:55
"These guys are real good," Islip resident David Sanders said, but "We actually did not fall for the scam."

Long Island weather: Dry and sunny, with a chance of a shower

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:44
A shower or thunderstorm may develop during the day, but overall Thursday should be dry with a partly sunny sky, the National Weather Service said.

First wave of lawsuits hits as NY opens door to old sex abuse claims

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 13:27
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, 33 lawsuits have been filed in Nassau County, seven in Suffolk and 169 in New York City.

Lawsuit contends that CNN's Don Lemon made sexual gestures and assaulted Hamptons bartender

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 13:22
A former Hamptons bartender has sued CNN's Don Lemon over allegations of assault and inappropriate sexual conduct.

5 questions to ask before hiring a home inspector - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News - RealtyBizNews

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:48
5 questions to ask before hiring a home inspector - RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News  RealtyBizNews

Fifty years ago, only one in 50 homes were inspected before a sale. We have since seen a seismic shift in pre-sale inspections,

Buyer beware! Texas does little to hold home builders accountable. - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:00
Buyer beware! Texas does little to hold home builders accountable.  Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The stove in Sherry Huckaby's newly-built home caught fire the first time she used it last year because of a problem with an electrical outlet. That was just one of ...

NYPD: Officer dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:01
An off-duty NYPD officer died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said, the ninth department officer to die by apparent suicide this year.

LIRR train hits vehicle; Ronkonkoma service restored after 3 hours

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 03:31
The LIRR said 350 passengers were on the train and service was suspended Wednesday night for about three hours in both directions between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma.

Long Island Supreme Court candidates backed by all political parties

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 01:22
The cross-endorsement deals virtually assure election of six judicial candidates in November.

Shelby Lyman, chess master and columnist, dies at 82

Suffolk County News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:35
A celebrated chess master, Shelby Lyman started his chess column at Newsday and narrated the 1972 World Chess Championship.

Suffolk police offer help for hearing-impaired motorists

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 23:45
The cards represent another step in the police department's efforts to bolster communication with residents, officials say.

Official: 'Suspicious' object disrupts MacArthur checkpoint

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 22:42
A TSA checkpoint was briefly shut down after a belt buckle that resembled a grenade was found in a carry-on bag, according to a photo and an official.

Babylon Village trustees pass law to deter youths from riding bikes recklessly in traffic

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 22:40
Local Law 6 will allow code enforcement officers to confiscate bikes from riders, who would also face a $250 fine.

Cops: Hauppauge schools music teacher charged with sex abuse

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 22:12
Hauppauge High School's choir director sexually abused a then-16-year-old male student at the teacher's home, police said.

New housing laws put pressure on landlords in Baltimore - WBAL TV Baltimore

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:51
New housing laws put pressure on landlords in Baltimore  WBAL TV Baltimore

Tens of thousands of rental units in Baltimore City should be licensed and inspected to ensure renters have safe and healthy living conditions. A recent law aims ...

North Hempstead Town highway chief resigned in July after four months on the job

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:45
Richard Baker's departure again leaves open a position that went unfilled for nearly three years before he was hired.

Long Island play places and classes perfect for toddlers and preschoolers

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:44
Great places to plan a fun day with your little ones

Central Islip man shot half brother in neck during argument, police say

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:24
A "verbal dispute" between two half brothers led one to shoot the other in the neck, police said.

Food service giant Sysco acquires Holtsville company

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:18
The $60 billion company said Long Island-based J. Kings Food Service Professionals fits its strategic growth plan.

Brookhaven officials to unveil 'oyster bar' as part of clean-water initiative in bay

Suffolk County News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:58
As part of a clean-water initiative, the town will monitor the reef for five years for oyster growth and survival, as well as the presence of other animals and plants living on the reef.
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