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.
Ex-Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi and U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Queens) won Long Island Democratic congressional primaries Tuesday, but a third local race was too close to call, according to unofficial results. Suozzi decalred victory with 36 percent of the vote in the crowded field of five Democrats seeking to replace outgoing U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington), who’s not seeking re-election. Meeks, who represents part of Nassau County, easily fended off Democratic challenger Ali Mirza, a publicist and county worker. But former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst had a slim 29-vote lead over opponent David Calone, a former federal prosecutor turned venture capitalist.
Voters who are registered Democrats will cast their ballots to decide who wins their party line in three Long Island Congressional primary elections on Tuesday, June 28. What follows is a voters’ guide profiling each of LI’s nine Democratic Congressional primary candidates.