Tag: Babylon

Long Island Gets a ‘C’ in First-Ever Local Government Open Records...

It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 196 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents.

Babylon Woman DWI in Crash With Police Car, Cops Say

A Babylon woman was arrested for drunken driving after she crashed her car into a Nassau County police cruiser in Hicksville early Sunday morning,...

Nor’easter Brings Strong Winds, Power Outages and Coastal Flooding to Long...

Embed from Getty Images A powerful nor’easter that hit Long Island on Monday left brief power outages, South Shore beach erosion and lingering coastal...

Long Island ‘Sip And Paint’ & ‘Paint Night’ Venue Guide

Perfect for a fantastic time out on the town with friends and family, regardless of the season, "Sip and Paints" and "Paint Nights" are taking place at restaurants, bars and art galleries all across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Here’s a list of Long Island ‘Sip and Paint’ and ‘Paint Night’ Venues:

Top 25 Things You’d Only Understand If You Grew Up On...

Field trips to Vanderbilt Planetarium, bonfires on Montauk, Virginia from Billy Joel's "Only The Good Die Young"—there are certain things you'd only know if you grew up on Long Island. Here are 25 of them.

Babylon FD SUV Fatally Hits Pedestrian

A 64-year-old West Babylon man was fatally hit by a Babylon Fire Department SUV in Babylon on Wednesday night.

Remembering Superstorm Sandy On 4-Year Anniversary

More than 230 people lost their lives during Superstorm Sandy's lethal trek from the Caribbean up the East Coast of the United States, millions lost power, and its total devastation stateside has been estimated at more than $70 billion. Sandy swallowed entire neighborhoods whole. Breezy Point, the Rockaways, Lindenhurst, Freeport, the city of Long Beach—the list goes on and on.

Long Island Oktoberfest 2016 Events

Raise a glass and say "Prost" (that's German for cheers) during Oktoberfest 2016 at one of more than two dozen events across Long Island!

A Beginner’s Guide to Summer on Fire Island

With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.

West Babylon Woman, 23, Killed In Lindenhurst Crash

AlyssaMarie Gerbasio, 23, of West Babylon, was traveling north on Straight Path at 7:12 a.m. March 17 when her 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee was struck by a 2015 Jeep Liberty headed east on 49th Street that attempted to cross Straight Path, according to Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives.