Police investigate hate crime after noose found at Babylon Town senior center in North Amityville

Suffolk County News - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 18:24
The noose was put around a scarecrow that had been taken from a display at the North Amityville Senior Center in Babylon Town, police said.

Bellmore man plans 9-mile swim to benefit animal rescue

Suffolk County News - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 15:04
"There's these thousands of beautiful dogs in the shelter just waiting for homes," said Tom Collings, who plans a nine-mile swim Oct. 17 to promote animal adoption.

Sayville residents renew efforts to block proposed Greybarn apartments

Suffolk County News - Sun, 10/17/2021 - 14:48
They held a recent rally and plan another in late October to oppose the proposed four-story buildings for the luxury housing complex, which they say are too tall for the surrounding residential community and would generate more traffic.

2 more Long Island deaths from COVID-19 as total surpasses 9,700 

Suffolk County News - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 23:35
State data submitted to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows there have been at least 9,764 Long Island deaths from the virus — 5,055 in Nassau and 4,709 in Suffolk.

A change in location: More Blacks leaving Long Island for the South

Suffolk County News - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 22:34
Long Island leaders said the region's high cost of housing, economics and social inequities are slowly pushing some Blacks to move to other parts of the country, the South in particular.

Supporters, critics sound off on green amendment, on statewide ballots next month

Suffolk County News - Sat, 10/16/2021 - 20:17
Supporters say it could strengthen lawsuits against polluters and force lawmakers to weigh environmental benefits when considering legislation. But opponents argue the amendment's vague wording could lead to costly lawsuits and stall infrastructure.
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