Coronavirus on Long Island: Updates from June 29

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 00:00
Updates from officials, Newsday reporters and more on coronavirus from June 29.

Officials: Overloading caused CO poisoning to 16 on boat at Port Jeff

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 23:27
Brookhaven Chief Fire Marshal Christopher Mehrman said the carbon monoxide originated from the "motors and the generator running while the boat was going slow because it was over occupied."

Louis and Mary Piropato: Holbrook couple dies weeks apart, married 66 years

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 21:57
She loved to dance and socialize, while he loved to read and complete the crossword puzzle every morning before he finished his coffee.

Cops: Huntington Station man charged for 4 burglaries in the hamlet

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 21:38
James Reeves, 38, is committed the burglaries starting in April and ending Wednesday, Suffolk police say.

'It's like a family': Northwell opens center to serve needs of transgender patients

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 20:49
The 3,000-square-foot office opened this month in New Hyde Park to coincide with Pride Month, giving the existing program a physical home for transgender care needs.

Wyandanch support group goes online to help members stay on track

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 20:46
Before COVID-19, the group met weekly, but when the Wyandanch Community Resource Center closed in mid-March, the members found themselves isolated from their support network.

Babylon IDA extends public comment deadline on project that could save developer $20M

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 20:34
The Babylon Town IDA will accept comments until 4:30 p.m. July 1 on the proposed AvalonBay abatement, a 15-year deal that will save the developer nearly $20 million.

Kids can sign up for modified Tuesdays on the Go summer series

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 19:23
The program features supervised weekly outings for students entering grades six through 10. This year the town will limit attendance to 10 youths per trip.

William Ayala, Zaida Ayala and Carmen Milagros Ruiz of Medford: Known as the 'Three Musketeers'

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 15:41
The Medford couple was married for nearly 51 years. When Zaida's sister, Millie, came to visit two years ago, she wound up moving in.

'Not alone': Mental health experts help patients cope after COVID-19

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 13:26
Battling the coronavirus and the isolation brought by the pandemic has left many exhausted and stressed. Mental health experts work to help them recognize and address symptoms.

Man, woman killed in ATV crash in Brentwood

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 01:45
A man was driving the ATV with a woman in the back when he lost control of the vehicle and it crashed into a concrete barrier, police said.

Protesters in Freeport say they'll 'fight harder' against injustice

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 01:32
Also, the daughter of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X told a crowd in Hempstead Village that change is needed for a system that is "racist by design."

Parade marks 108-year-old Huntington Station woman's birthday

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 00:24
Friends, family, town officials and members of the Huntington Manor Fire Department held a birthday parade to celebrate Rosalia Zona who turned 108 earlier this month.

Cuomo: Fewest COVID-19 deaths, new hospitalizations since mid-March

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 23:53
The continued drop in cases across New York is in stark contrast with the coronavirus uptick in Florida, Texas and other states.

NWS: Scattered strong or severe thunderstorms possible

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 22:00
Chance of scattered strong or severe thunderstorms into the night with strong gusts and an inch of hail possible.

Private schools seek flexibility from state mandates to return to the classrooms

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 21:57
"With smaller numbers of students, we can open without as much worry over social distancing," the head of one such school said.

Main Street in Patchogue closes for outdoor dining Sundays

Suffolk County News - Sun, 06/28/2020 - 21:16
The street was blocked off so restaurants can set up tables for outdoor dining each week through Labor Day.
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