A contractor from Manorville was convicted Wednesday of killing two women who were sex workers more than two decades ago on eastern Long Island in a case that hinged on DNA evidence.
When the biggest story in years broke this month in the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case, few noticed that an online community of crime buffs and two filmmakers sparked the revelation.
A recently enacted New York State law requires Nassau and Suffolk county coroners to share information to help identify John and Jane Does on a federal database that was recently responsible for the first major revelation in the Long Island Serial Killer case in years.
Those shopping for a Christmas tree are once again faced with the same choice: Buy a pre-cut tree from the store, or drive to the East End and chop it down yourself. Sure, either way the buyer is going home with a tree that will fill their home with that pine-fresh smell and embrace all those special family ornaments. But ask anyone who's grabbed a saw, marched into the woods and hunted down that perfect Douglas Fir or White Spruce—there's nothing like chopping down your own Christmas tree. 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!
With the return of harvest season, Long Islanders are packing up their families and flocking to local farms to join in the annual fall tradition of pumpkin picking. Going pumpkin picking means making priceless memories with hay rides, corn mazes and other farm-based fun—not to mention the fresh-baked goodies at the farm stand. But where are the farms to go pumpkin picking on Long Island? You don't have to ask any old jack-o-lantern. Look no further! Dozens of farms across Long Island are open for pick-your-own-pumpkin season!