Tag: Brookhaven

Dowling College Abruptly Closing, Sparking Sadness, Anger

Dowling College students learned harsh lessons in sadness, anger and mistrust when their 48-year-old alma mater in Oakdale gave three days’ notice that it is closing its classroom doors forever on Friday. More than 2,400 graduate and undergraduate students waited hours this week for their transcripts while scrambling to figure out where to transfer their credits. About 400 professors, administrators and other staffers were laid off with the sudden closure of the private liberal arts college, which has another campus in Brookhaven.

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.

Medford Woman Charged With Fatal Hit-and-run

The suspect allegedly killed a 28-year-old man and fled the scene.

Shirley Crash Leaves Bicyclist Dead

The victim was hit by an SUV while crossing Montauk Highway.

Port Jefferson Station Man Charged With Fatal Wrong-way DWI Crash

A Port Jefferson Station man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk after he drove the wrong way on Sunrise Highway and caused a fatal...

Center Moriches Man Charged With Fatal Shooting

A Center Moriches man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly shooting a 47-year-old man to death over the weekend, Suffolk County police said. David Lemp was...

North Bellport Home Invasion Victim Shot; 1 Arrested

Two suspects are being sought by investigators.

Eastport Crash Leaves 1 Dead

A 41-year-old Flanders woman was killed when the car she was a passenger in crashed into an SUV in Eastport on Sunday. Suffolk County police...

As Heartland Shows in Suffolk, Dollars and Planning Sense Are Not...

One can bet that residents in the areas Heartland will impact definitely have more than 40,000 reasons why the project isn’t right for Long Island.

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Race Too Close to Call

The race was the only possible upset in 10 races for town supervisor seats across the 13 towns on Long Island.
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