An alleged hit-and-run driver was the second suspect charged in a Woodbury crash that left one dead last week, Nassau County police said.
The loss of one of Long Island's leading philanthropists points to the need for more forward-thinkers to step up to the challenge of improving people's lives here in large and small ways every day.
With Thanksgiving in the rear view, Long Island joins the rest of the Christmas-celebrating world in the return of the season to be jolly. What follows is our annual guide to the dozens of tree lightings, Christmas parades and other related holiday events over the next month.
The Weekend Riot & Latterman rock Revolution Bar & Grill; Rice, Jessie's Girl & Colbie Caillat wow The Paramount; Martin Barre, Kevin Griffin & Rumer Willis floors YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts; Blue Roots grooves Treme Blues and Jazz Club; Young M.A. destroys The Emporium; Lisa Lampanelli cracks up NYCB Theatre at Westbury; among so many more amazing concerts & events all this week!
Ashanti and Ja Rule join forces at The Emporium, Norm Macdonald cracks up Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, The Charlie Daniels Band plays NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Buckcherry, Candlebox & Sons of Texas rock The Paramount, the 2016 Walk To End Alzheimer's raises much-needed funds and hope at Belmont Lake State Park, and so much more to see and do this weekend on Long Island!
Voters who are registered Democrats will cast their ballots to decide who wins their party line in three Long Island Congressional primary elections on Tuesday, June 28. What follows is a voters’ guide profiling each of LI’s nine Democratic Congressional primary candidates.
Advocates and citizens frustrated with the avalanche of corruption scandals on Long Island and statewide are rallying and organizing other grassroots efforts aimed at pressuring lawmakers into being more ethical and transparent. Local good government groups picketed this week outside the Long Island office of New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-Smithtown), urging him to allow passage of ethics reforms for Albany lawmakers before the legislative session ends June 16. And a New York City-based nonprofit this week announced that it’s suing LI municipalities that fail to turn over financial documents in a statewide citizen-led transparency initiative recently started in Nassau and Suffolk counties.