Tag: Babylon

Long Island Oktoberfest 2016 Events

Raise a glass and say "Prost" (that's German for cheers) during Oktoberfest 2016 at one of more than two dozen events across Long Island!

A Beginner’s Guide to Summer on Fire Island

With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.

West Babylon Woman, 23, Killed In Lindenhurst Crash

AlyssaMarie Gerbasio, 23, of West Babylon, was traveling north on Straight Path at 7:12 a.m. March 17 when her 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee was struck by a 2015 Jeep Liberty headed east on 49th Street that attempted to cross Straight Path, according to Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives.

Ed Walsh Fraud Trial Begins, May Feature A Who’s Who Of...

Walsh is on trial for scheming to defraud taxpayers of $80,000 in no-show work at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office and Suffolk County jail. Prosecutors allege Walsh falsely represented that he was working while he was actually gambling at Foxwood’s Casino in Connecticut, golfing, or conducting Conservative Party business on the taxpayer dime. The party big was also accused of lying to FBI agents when he allegedly claimed he worked flex time for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office.

Pols Confirm Tim Sini New Suffolk Police Commissioner

The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.

Huntington Pols OK Drone Regulations

But civil liberties experts questioned the constitutionality of the new law.

10 Long Island Oktoberfest 2015 and Related Events

Break out the Lederhosen and beer steins!

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events September 17 – 23

Gwar rocks The Paramount, Jay & The Americans serenade Suffolk Theatre, Shahkar gets The Space at Westbury dancing, & Helmet hits Revolution Bar, plus much more this week on Long Island!

Transit-Oriented Growth Is No Universal Cure-All for Villages on Long Island

Not all villages are created equal--and that must be considered when officials propose new downtown development.

Dix Hills Crash Leaves Woman Dead

A 26-year-old Babylon woman killed in a two-vehicle crash in Dix Hills that resulted in the other driver being charged with driving without a...
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