Construction Begins on $75M New Cold Spring Harbor Lab Facility

Cold Spring Harbor Lab
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory broke ground Thursday on a $75-million project to build a new Center for Therapeutics Research that will apply the lab’s biomedical expertise to advance treatment of genetic diseases.

Ex-North Hempstead Dem Leader Admits to Tax Evasion

Gerard Terry
The ex-Democratic leader for the Town of North Hempstead has admitted to federal tax evasion for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes.

Fire Island Breach Stable 5 Years After Sandy, Study Finds

Five years after Sandy breached Fire Island, the new channel between the Atlantic and Great South Bay is shifting, but stable and unlikely to increase bay-front storm flooding, a new study found.

In Full Bloom: A Conversation With 1-800-Flowers CEO Chris McCann

Chris McCann
Chris was named chief executive of the Carle Place-based company in July 2016. His brother, Jim, continues as executive chairman.

Best of Long Island Spotlight: Top Haunted Houses

Long Island has some of the spookiest, scariest, most creative haunted houses designed to scare the pants off of you come Halloween time, but there’s not enough time to hit them all.

Shorty and Misty Among Dogs, Cats Seeking Homes on Long Island

Old or young, there’s no shortage of homeless animals that are ready to be adopted on Long Island.

Ex-Prez Bill Clinton Preaches Unity in Brookville

Bill Clinton
Former President Bill Clinton preached unity during a speech that touched on a wide range of topics at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post in Brookville last week.

Long Island Brewers to Hit Annual Queens Beer Festival This Weekend 

The Queens Beer Festival returns this weekend to Long Island City on ​Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct. 15.

Perry Como’s Former Sands Point Home Still in Tune

You can have these hot diggity digs for a song. Well, a song and $3.9 million.

The Omega Conundrum: Are You Getting Enough of This Essential Fatty Acid?

The average American now consumes 15 times more omega-6s than 3s.

Long Island Native Among 58 Killed in Las Vegas Shooting

John Phippen
A 56-year-old Long Island native was among 58 killed when a gunman opened fire last week at a Las Vegas music festival, leaving more than 500 wounded before the shooter committed suicide.

The Lemon Twigs Take Root

The Lemon Twigs
Indie duo back in Long Island studio after new EP, breakout debut album.