Long Island Dad Visiting Marist Killed in Poughkeepsie Shooting
A 53-year-old accountant from Long Island was killed in a Poughkeepsie shooting while visiting his son who is a student at Marist College, according to police and upstate New York media reports.
Melville Road Named for KKK Member Eyed for Renaming
Officials are considering renaming a Melville road after a librarian discovered that it was named for a family whose patriarch was a prominent member of the Ku Klux Klan, the Press has learned.
Thousands Mourn FDNY EMS Lt. Alison Russo-Elling at Long Island Funeral
Thousands of family, friends, colleagues, and members of emergency departments from across the country came to honor FDNY EMS Lt. Alison Russo-Elling at her funeral on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
Bernie McGuirk, of 77 WABC’s Bernie & Sid in The Morning, Dies at 64
Bernie McGuirk, “the brains” of 77 WABC’s Bernie & Sid in The Morning radio show, has died of prostate cancer. He was 64.
First Giraffe Born on Long Island at White Post Farms in Melville
A mother giraffe has given birth to the first giraffe to be born on Long Island, White Post Farms announced on Sept. 23, a day before allowing visitors to see the new animal.