News

Pet shop replaces family's parrot who died in mistake

Suffolk County News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 03:31
Faris Furoogh caressed the tiny South American Quaker parrot and smiled -- his second chance at finding love with a new feathered friend.

Smithtown, dozens of municipalities sue drug companies

Suffolk County News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 02:32
The town is the latest among more than 50 LI towns, villages and other taxing districts to file a lawsuit blaming the companies for the opioid crisis.

After the turkey, thousands of LIers go shopping for the deals

Suffolk County News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 02:23
Most large-chain department and discount stores were open Thursday night, including Best Buy, Kohl's and Target, all of which opened at 5 p.m.

Man stabbed in Manorville road-rage dispute, police say

Suffolk County News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 01:26
The 44-year-old victim, who was not identified, sustained serious injuries, according to police.

Family face hearing under Babylon Town's 'crack house' law

Suffolk County News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 00:24
Officials say two public nuisance arrests in one year at a Deer Park home is triggering a law that allows the town to board up homes.

Windy weather marks Thanksgiving Day

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 23:08
The NWS is forecasting sustained winds of 20 to 25 miles per hour, with gusts of 40 mph or higher.

Bluff near American Indian burial ground to be restored

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 11:00
The county approved $1.2 million to replenish the shoreline at Indian Island County Park and prevent erosion near the burial ground.

LI man scammed investors of $60K, police say

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 04:50
A Rocky Point man was arrested on fraud and theft charges linked to a scam in which he bilked victims out of a $60,000 for investing in a nonexistent marijuana farm, Suffolk police said.

Marines bring Thanksgiving dinners to needy families in Freeport

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 01:18
The United States Marines Toys for Tots program organized the event, with the food donated by local businesses, residents and the marines.

Democrat Bridget Fleming announces challenge to GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 00:54
She said the district's needs have been ignored because Zeldin "is focused on protecting and defending our president."

Rosanne Kilmnick, mom of LGBT Network founder, dies at 80

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 00:43
A homemaker, poll watcher, office manager and bookkeeper, Rosanne raised her three children in Far Rockaway, Queens, before relocating to Valley Stream and most recently to Centereach.

Holiday schedule for Thanksgiving

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 00:13
Government offices, schools, courts, the financial markets and post offices will be closed.

Alleged MS-13 gang members charged with 7th killing

Suffolk County News - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 00:09
Alexi Saenz and his brother Jairo each pleaded not guilty to a single charge of conspiracy to murder and the murder of Michael Johnson.

In Maggie's memory: Parents fulfill late daughter's mission

Suffolk County News - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 23:41
A Greenlawn couple has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the fight against cancer -- and honored their daughter by taking on her bucket list.

Military veteran thankful for a home this Thanksgiving

Suffolk County News - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 23:22
The Marine veteran and his family were "couch surfing" until they found permanent housing with the help of a Long Island nonprofit that assists veterans.

Shelter Island nature preserve finally open to public

Suffolk County News - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 23:03
The Mildred Flower Hird Nature Preserve opens nearly 15 years after the property was purchased for conservation.

Long Island schools placing more emphasis on mental health education

Suffolk County News - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 22:45
The efforts come during a time when young people face increased symptoms of anxiety and depression, health experts said.
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