Tag: Copiague

8 Long Island Music Festivals on Long Island This Summer

From punk to bluegrass, pop to classical, music festivals celebrating specific genres and local artists alike can be seen and heard across Long Island virtually every weekend this summer through Labor Day. Here are eight upcoming music festivals coming to LI this summer:

Donation Retunes Long Island Students’ Defunct String Program

After warming up their cellos, violins and violas, 20 young musicians raised their bows and erupted in a symphony, filling a Copiague elementary school gymnasium with the music of Mozart and Bach. Third-grade symphony concerts aren’t uncommon at schools across Long Island, but since the Copiague school district lacked a strings program for 30 years, this one wouldn’t have been possible without a charitable donation two years ago. The help came from the D’Addario Foundation, the nonprofit arm of D’Addario & Co., the century-old, world’s largest guitar string manufacturer based in Farmingdale.

Copiague Man Fatally Hit by Vehicle

A 32-year-old man was fatally struck by a vehicle in his hometown of Copiague over the weekend.

Ex-NYPD Cop Gets 6 Years for Long Island Burglary Spree

The former detective from Copiague acted as a lookout for the break-in crew.

Copiague Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Car

A 60-year-old North Amityville man was fatally hit by a car in Copiague on Thursday afternoon. Suffolk County police said Jorge Molina was walking in...

School Official from Patchogue Admits to Child Porn

A 54-year-old former Long Island high school coach and administrator has admitted to downloading child pornography videos off the Internet onto a computer at...

Dix Hills School Bus Crash Sends 28 to Hospitals

Two dozen high school students and four adults were taken to local hospitals after a school bus  was involved in a collision with a...

Hofstra Student from Copiague Dies After SUV Crash

Joe Ferriso was driving his Jeep on Great Neck Road when he crashed into a tree on New Year's Day.

3 More Armed Home Invasions on Long Island Probed

Police are investigating three armed home invasions on Long Island within the past two weeks, one of which occurred on Christmas Eve—plus an attempt...

West Babylon Man Admits to Role in $10M Burglary Ring

The ringleader of a high-tech burglary crew that included an ex-New York City cop has admitted to leading the group in stealing more than...
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