Tag: West Islip

Suffolk Cop Charged in Fatal Wrong-way Crash

An off-duty Suffolk County police officer was arrested for allegedly driving the wrong way on Sunrise Highway and causing a head-on crash that killed another driver in West Islip early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Long Island Fall Festivals and Fairs 2016

The season of pumpkin picking, hayrides, and celebrations of all things autumn has arrived. Check out dozens of fall festivals on Long Island. The season will be gone before you know it, so don't waste time.

Ex-Islip Public Safety Commissioner Indicted for Bribery

The ex-Town of Islip public safety commissioner, who resigned last week citing health concerns, has been accused of accepting bribes and coercing four people into refusing to accept town jobs. John Carney, 54, of West Islip, and Assistant Fire Chief Michael Allen, 41, of Holbrook, both surrendered to Suffolk County authorities Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to charges in a 16-count grand jury indictment.

Suffolk Pols OK 5-cent Shopping Bag Fee

Suffolk County lawmakers approved a 5-cent fee on single-use paper and plastic bags in a measure intended to encourage the use of reusable bags when shoppers make purchases at local stores. Legislators passed the bill Wednesday by a vote of 13-4 and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signaled his intent to sign the bill into law. Retailers that fail to collect the nickel would be subject to a $500 fine, once the law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

Amityville Man Killed in Car Crash

A 76-year-old Amityville man was killed when an SUV crashed into his car in North Lindenhurst on Tuesday afternoon.

Setauket Man Killed in SUV Crash

A 53-year-old Setauket man was killed when his SUV crashed into another in West Babylon on Wednesday evening.

West Islip, Brentwood Home Invasion Assaults Probed

One victim was stabbed and another was pistol-whipped.

North Amityville Hit-and-run Victim Killed

A hit-and-run driver killed a 32-year-old Lindenhurst man when the suspect, who was driving a stolen SUV, crashed into the victim’s car in North...

4 West Islip Men Charged With Armed Home Invasion

Police said the foursome entered a Bay Shore Avenue home, struck two people inside with a bat and stole items.

West Babylon Man in Wheelchair Killed in Hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver killed a 40-year-old man in a wheelchair in the victim's hometown of West Babylon on Friday night, Suffolk County police said. Michael...
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