Tag: Medford

Medford Man Killed in Car Crash

A 44-year-old Medford man was killed in a car crash on the Southern State Parkway in Islip Terrace on Friday afternoon.

Medford Couple Sentenced for Hit-and-run That Killed 2

A Medford couple was spared jail time when they were sentenced Monday for their role in a hit-and-run crash that left two people dead last year.

Suffolk Cops Seek Tips in String of Swastika Cases

Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help in finding the vandals that spray painted “Trump Lies” with a swastika replacing the M in five locations since last month, authorities said.

First Casino on Long Island Debuts in Islandia

Thousands of people flocked Monday to Jake’s 58 Hotel & Casino in Islandia upon the debut of the first such facility to open on Long Island following years-long debates over its location.

State Sen. Flanagan Draws Heat for Supporting Trump’s Education Secretary Pick

New York State Senate Majority John Flanagan (R-Smithtown) signed a recent letter of support backing Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, despite a chorus of critics questioning her qualifications.

Medford Woman Dies After Car Crash

A 77-year-old Medford woman who died after a car crash in Coram is believed to have suffered a medical issue before the collision on Wednesday night.

More Snow Than Usual This Winter on Long Island, Almanacs Predict

Enjoy what’s left of beach season, because Long Island is forecast to see more snow than usual this winter, according to recently released long-term predictions by the nation’s two oldest farmers’ almanacs. The New Hampshire-based Farmers' Almanac, which is celebrating its 200th anniversary in print, wrote that the Northeast will be “ice cold and snow filled.” And its 225-year-old competitor, the Maine-based Old Farmer’s Almanac, wrote that southeastern New York will be snowy, but with mild temperatures.

Islandia Village OKs Controversial Mini-Casino at Marriott Hotel

Village of Islandia officials authorized the opening of a mini-casino at the Marriott Hotel over the objections of gambling opponents who packed village hall for the brief special meeting on Friday morning. Critics say the mini-casino will bring crime to the community but the village touted its economic benefits. The approval would make it the first gambling parlor of its kind in Nassau or Suffolk counties.

Rocky Point Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Wounded

A 55-year-old Medford man was killed and a second man was injured in Rocky Point on Tuesday morning.

Bohemia Man Killed Husband, Wife in DWI Crash, Cops Say

Kyle Glinka, 23, of Bohemia, was charged with driving while intoxicated.