Tag: Ocean Parkway

A Beginner’s Guide to Summer on Fire Island

With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.

Shannan Gilbert May Have Been Murdered, 2nd Autopsy Shows

The New Jersey woman's disappearance led to the discovery of the Long Island Serial Killer's dumping ground, but police do not believe that she is a victim of foul play. Her family disagrees.

5-year Anniversary of Long Island Serial Killer Case Brings Fresh Look

Will investigators promises to take a “fresh look” at the case and bring in FBI reinforcements lead to an arrest?

Long Island 9/11 Events Set for 14th Anniversary

More than a dozen events are planned for Friday across Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Funeral Held for Woman Tied to Long Island Serial Killer Case

Shannan Gilbert's family say that she was murdered, but police have said she drowned.

Shannan Gilbert to be Buried Thursday on Long Island

Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Amityville Cemetery, 55 Harrison Ave, in Amityville.

Sandy 2 Years Later: Winners and Losers on Long Island

A ranking of those on Long Island who came out of the superstorm for better, or for worse.

Long Island Fall Festivals and Street Fairs 2014

A comprehensive listing of 75 festivals on LI through November.

$23M in Sand Slated for Robert Moses Beaches

"This project better protect the repairs we’ve made so far."

Merrick Teen Charged With Head-on Drugged-driving Crash

Police said the suspect was driving on Ocean Parkway when he veered into the opposite lane of traffic.