A physician assistant from Riverhead was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison after he admitted to issuing prescriptions for large amounts of addictive painkillers in exchange for cash.
New York State police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 72-year-old fugitive wanted for killing his 19-year-old son and the victim’s 21-year-old female friend in Southampton 30 years ago.
Mastic Beach residents voted Wednesday to dissolve their fledgling village just six years after they voted to incorporate—making it the third shortest-lived village in recent New York State history, records show.
Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi defeated New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) in the most closely watched Congressional race on Long Island Tuesday night, winning the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington).
The New York City Council recently announced it is setting aside $100,000 to study the pros and cons of supervised injection facilities where, under the watchful eye of a health-care professional, drug users can shoot heroin using sterile equipment with naloxone nearby to treat accidental overdoses. It’s an interesting idea, and there are more than 100 such facilities in six countries, but I hate it.
The Violent Femmes, Bad Religion, Against Me! and George Thorogood and the Destroyers rock The Paramount, Taking Back Sunday plays Revolution Bar, Cinema Arts Centre marks the 10-year anniversary of 'Idiocracy,' Gladys Knight serenades NYCB Theatre at Westbury, José Feliciano wows Patchogue Theatre for Performing Arts, and so much more to see and do this week 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.