Tag: Bethpage

QuickChek Opens First Nassau County Location

QuickChek, the New Jersey-based convenience store chain, opened its first location in Nassau County—and its second on Long Island—when its Bethpage shop debuted on Tuesday.

Thousands Attend Bethpage Funeral for Fallen FDNY Firefighter William Tolley

Thousands of firefighters lined the streets of Bethpage on a misty Thursday morning to pay tribute to FDNY veteran William Tolley, who plunged to his death last week battling a fire in Queens.

Wake & Funeral Arrangements Announced for Fallen Firefighter William Tolley of...

Services for the Glendale-based firefighter who fell to his death while battling a Ridgewood blaze on Thursday will be held next week in his Long Island hometown.

FDNY Firefighter from Bethpage Dies in Fall

A 42-year-old New York City firefighter from Bethpage fell to his death while trying to extinguish a blaze in Queens on Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Protesters Rally Across Long Island & Country To Demand Trump Release...

Tens of thousands of people from Long Island to California joined in rallies and marches across the country on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump fulfill his past promises to release his tax returns as other presidents before him have done.

Bethpage Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

A 23-year-old man was fatally hit by a car while crossing a road in Bethpage over the weekend.

60 MPH Winds Wreak Havoc on Long Island

More than 60 mph wind gusts downed trees and utility lines across Long Island on Monday, resulting in damaged homes, blocked roads, train delays and thousands of power outages, officials said.

What Will Happen to Dowling College Campuses After Bankruptcy?

Since Dowling College has closed and filed for federal bankruptcy protection, questions swirl about what will become of its two campuses in Oakdale and Shirley—but so far, there are few clues.

10 Most-Read Long Island Press Local News Stories of 2016

As usual, the annual review of the Press’ most-clicked stories of the year looks nothing like the editors’ choices for top stories of the previous 12 months. Instead of big political and business news stories that affect many Long Islanders’ lives, readers instead flocked to articles about creepy clowns, serial killers and video games.

Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2016

Whether it was the presidential election results or death of beloved icons such as Prince, David Bowie, Muhammed Ali or Leonard Cohen, few are sad to bid farewell to 2016.