Tag: Brookhaven

Man Dies in Yaphank Truck Crash

A 46-year-old man who died after he crashed his truck in Yaphank may have suffered a medical emergency Tuesday afternoon.

Coram Man Killed in SUV Crash

A 29-year-old Coram man was killed when he crashed his SUV in Middle Island early Wednesday morning.

Long Island Pumpkin Picking Guide 2016

With the return of harvest season, Long Islanders are packing up their families and flocking to local farms to join in the annual fall tradition of pumpkin picking. Going pumpkin picking means making priceless memories with hay rides, corn mazes and other farm-based fun—not to mention the fresh-baked goodies at the farm stand. But where are the farms to go pumpkin picking on Long Island? You don't have to ask any old jack-o-lantern. Look no further! Dozens of farms across Long Island are open for pick-your-own-pumpkin season!

Can Government Clean Up Funky Lake Ronkonkoma?

It’s hard to fathom that Lake Ronkonkoma ever drew thousands of people. Today Long Island's largest freshwater body stands a monument to environmental neglect because an assortment of municipalities are either unwilling or unable to cut through the tangle of red tape that strangles it.

Bellport Man Shoots Sons, Kills Self, Cops Say

A 61-year-old man shot and wounded his two sons before fatally shooting himself when an argument with his family escalated in his Bellport home on Sunday night, Suffolk County police said.

What Is The Most Popular Dog Name On Long Island?

The Press requested lists of licensed dog names from all 13 towns across LI and tallied the results from Hempstead, Brookhaven and Southampton—the only three municipalities that had such data to provide. Although Bella and Max were top dogs for the region, top 10 lists tallied from data provided by each town showed local preferences vary.

Cops Probe 3 Suffolk Armed Home Invasions in 3 Days

Suffolk County police are investigating three armed home invasions in as many days, including two cases in which a total of three suspects have been arrested, authorities said.

Smith Point Triathlon Athlete Dies

A 69-year-old athlete died while competing in the 500-meter swim portion of the Smith Point Sprint Triathlon in Shirley over the weekend.

Dowling College Graduates Wonder If They’ll Ever Get Their Diplomas

How could the school’s president and board of trustees, all educated and accomplished professionals from across Long Island – have allowed things to get to this point? What were they doing while the college was racking up $54 million in long-term debt? On behalf of the 300-plus graduates who stood on that football field at Dowling’s Brookhaven campus on May 21, I implore the Board of Trustees to listen to their consciences and not let our lasting impression be that Dowling cheated us from what was rightfully ours. Only then will they gain a glimmer of redemption in this dark chapter of Long Island’s history of higher education.

Mastic Man Fatally Struck by Van

A 35-year-old man was killed and a second was injured when the two men were struck by a van in Mastic Beach over the weekend.
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