Tag: Calverton

LIRR’s Third Track Needs Full Support Now—No More Local Stops Down...

The third track would run along a 9.8-mile stretch between Floral Park and Hicksville that serves 107,000 riders on an average weekday. During peak times, the LIRR is forced to run trains in only one direction, which becomes a huge bottleneck whenever equipment breaks down or some other unforeseen delay arises. This main line expansion is intended to relieve that decades-old bottleneck. But almost as soon as the governor announced it, community opposition—especially within Floral Park—was galvanized.

Mysterious Drone Company Mum On Riverhead Factory Plans

"There's a confidential nature to our contract and I have to respect the wishes of our client."

Apple Picking on Long Island 2015: Where to Pick Your Apples

With fall in the air, the apples are getting ripe for picking at farms out east, which are basking in the autumn glow as families...

Long Island Drone Sightings Rise as Regulations Debate Takes Off

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

Do This: Long Island Concerts & Events August 6 – 12

Miguel serenades The Space at Westbury, Busta Rhymes storms The Emporium, Air Supply rocks NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Graham Nash wows The Paramount and so many more amazin' gigs this week!

2 Men Sold California Marijuana on Long Island, DA Says

Detectives seized hundreds of pounds of 11 different strains of marijuana with names such as “Girl Scout Cookies,” “Death Star,” “Jack the Ripper” and “Green Crack.”

Wading River Man Charged With Easter Road Road Stabbing

Michael Doroski, 25, surrendered to authorities and was charged with assault.

Calverton Woman Dies After SUV Crash

An 80-year-old woman died days after the SUV she was a passenger in crashed into a car in her hometown of Calverton last week. Riverhead...

Apple Picking on Long Island 2014: Where to Pick Your Apples

Here's 10 orchards on Long Island where apple lovers can pick their own!

Long Island Labor Day Weekend 2014 Events

Thirteen weekend events before the unofficial end of summer arrives on Monday, Sept. 1.