Tag: Calverton

Thousands Salute NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at Long Island Funeral

Thousands of police officers from across the country lined the streets of Hampton Bays on Wednesday to salute fallen New York City police Det. Brian Simonsen at his funeral, where he was remembered for his dedication.

Long Island Christmas Tree Farm Guide

Whether you're a first-timer or a frequent-flyer looking for a new farm to try, here are 12 Christmas tree farms on Long Island to visit this holiday season to find that perfect tree!

Bloods Member Killed Man Over Photo, Feds Say

A reputed member of the Bloods street gang was indicted for allegedly killing a man outside of a Deer Park strip club last year following a dispute over a photo, federal authorities said.

Charges Upgraded for Calverton Man Accused of Setting Girlfriend on Fire

A grand jury indicted a Calverton man on upgraded charges after he allegedly set his homeless girlfriend on fire while she slept two weeks ago, Suffolk County prosecutors said.

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.

Long Island Hospitality: Making L.I. A Top Travel Destination Is A...

Long Islanders may not give tourism here much thought—unless they want someone to blame for summer traffic on the South Fork—but it plays a vital part in our regional economy. People in the hospitality industry fervently want it to have a bigger role here year-round. Creating a great destination miles from the Manhattan skyline in a place not universally known for having great hotels, luxury resorts or secluded getaways is a daunting proposition, but dozens have unarguably succeeded on the Island despite the challenges. Their stories reveal a lot about the possibilities and the pitfalls of hosting travelers here.

3 More BMX Bikers Sought for Splish Splash Break-in

Riverhead Town Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects wanted for joining a group of eight BMX bicyclists that broke into Splish Splash Waterpark in Calverton last month.

4 BMX Bikers Charged With Breaking Into Splish Splash Waterpark

Four men were arrested for breaking into Splish Splash Waterpark in Calverton, where they made a viral video of them riding BMX bicycles on the slides while the park was closed on Thanksgiving, Riverhead Town Police said.

Phillips Wins, Venditto Too Close to Call as NY Senate Majority...

Republican Elaine Phillips beat Democrat Adam Haber to win an open New York State Senate seat but a sitting Republican Long Island state senator may be unseated, potentially tipping the balance of power in that chamber back to a Democratic majority.

Long Island Halloween Haunted Houses 2016

Halloween is around the corner but don’t be tricked, ghosts and ghouls are offering treats to lure their next victims at haunted houses across Long Island.