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Mt. Sinai podiatrist charged with forcibly touching patient, cops say

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 21:07
The podiatrist, Mark Gresser, is charged with forcibly touching a patient at his Muttontown office, police say.

J.C. Penney to close 13 more stores, including at Westfield South Shore mall

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 21:05
The Bay Shore store is among 13 closings announced; Long Island's only remaining J.C. Penney will be at Roosevelt Field mall.

Gyrodyne sewage plant proposal wins initial approval

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 20:00
The recommendation is a step forward toward subdividing property in Smithtown for a planned hotel, assisted living facility and offices.

Renovations begin on newest incarnation of Tupper Boathouse

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 19:31
A community group is raising funds to build a center near Conscience Point commemorating the site's wooden boat building and nautical history.

Hundreds rally in Port Jefferson Station in support of police

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 01:08
The crowd of 400 to 500 — few wearing face masks or practicing social distancing — lined Route 347 near Route 112, where a Black Lives Matter protest was held three weeks earlier. 

Cops seek trio in armed robbery of East Patchogue pharmacy

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:55
Two men and a woman entered Light House Pharmacy and one of the men displayed a handgun as they stole cash and prescription medications, police said. 

Coronavirus on Long Island: Updates from June 22

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:09
See latest updates from officials, Newsday reporters and more on coronavirus from June 22.

Tristate area may consider asking visitors to quarantine, Cuomo says

Suffolk County News - Tue, 06/23/2020 - 00:05
New York has the lowest coronavirus transmission rate in the country, says Gov. Cuomo, but the virus is still spreading in other states, including Florida and Texas.

Police: Man found hanging from tree in Huntington was suicide

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 23:33
Evidence recovered at the scene and the victim's home, including a letter left for his family offering a reason for his actions, indicates the cause of death was suicide, Suffolk police said.

New York Lottery: 3 winning Take 5 tickets sold in Suffolk County

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 21:31
Two of the five top prize tickets for the Take 5 drawing were sold at a gas station on Montauk Highway in Amityville, the other in Riverhead, officials said.

More than 97,000 Long Islanders chose mail-in, early voting before Tuesday's primary

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 21:27
In-person voting will be from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at a smaller number of polling sites than usual.

LIRR: Man airlifted to hospital after being struck by train in Central Islip

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 21:25
A man was struck by an eastbound train at the Lowell Avenue grade crossing near the Central Islip station, the LIRR said.

Man arrested after striking, injuring two pedestrians, police say

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 21:06
Police said the man was driving "at a high rate of speed" when he swerved to avoid another vehicle, crashed into a pole and the two pedestrians.

New app feature aims to make curbside pickup process smoother

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 20:38
My Local Pickup aims to make the curbside process more efficient for businesses and consumers, developers say. 

Police: Two teens hurt, one critically, after West Babylon crash, police say

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 19:45
The single-vehicle crash closed a section of Montauk Highway in West Babylon, Suffolk County police said.

Their film played for one day at one theater — and became the No. 1 movie in America

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 18:23
It's a Hollywood story that could only happen in the pandemic, and the result of a loophole in the complicated system of movie-ticket sales. Still, it worked.

Protesters in Freeport, Jericho march against racism, police brutality

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 14:52
The marchers wound their way through the commercial districts and quiet residential streets of Freeport and Roosevelt, with onlookers gathered on porches to cheer or raise their fists in support.

Battle to succeed Rep. Pete King highlights Long Island primary day

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 13:29
Turnout and the vote-counting system will be tested by the coronavirus pandemic.

North Hempstead wants diners to enjoy meals in town's parks

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:49
Town officials are encouraging restaurant-goers to order takeout and bring their food to eat at local parks, where town staff have set up tables with benches.

Huntington to raze home of former slave who founded town's first black church

Suffolk County News - Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:17
The Crippen House was the property of Peter Crippen, a former slave and founder of Bethel AME Church, but the structure is too dilapidated to save.
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