The widening investigation into the pair of drug distribution networks took shape after patrol officers on the East End noticed “a significant upward trend” in heroin and cocaine drug busts beginning last September, the DA’s office said.
Stephen “Ragga” Marley gets The Paramount groovin'; Vans Warped Tour, Sublime With Rome & Def Leppard returns to Nikon at Jones Beach, blues-folk hellraisers Striking Copper rip up 89 North, the Long Island International Film Festival resumes in Bellmore, plus so many more things to see and do on Long Island this week!
Weezer & Panic! At The Disco rock Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Nancy Atlas serenades the Stephen Talkhouse and Mario Cantone cracks up Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, plus so many more things to see and do this week on Long Island!
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) this week called on the Federal Aviation Administration to increase local airport safety checks following a recent string of small plane crashes on Long Island. The senator said FAA ramp inspections, which determine if airports are in compliance with federal regulations and safe operating practices, have dropped 70 percet at New York airports in the past decade. He urged the FAA to reverse that trend during a news conference Monday at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, the site of the eighth small plane crash on LI so far this year, the most since 2012. Schumer noted that the crashes and inspections aren’t directly linked.
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: