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Manorville Man Convicted of Killing 2 Women in 1990s

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.

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Opens New Center in Riverhead

The center, which is the first Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care on the North Fork, offers a variety of services to patients, including treatment for colds, flu, minor skin lacerations and sports injuries as well as x-ray and lab services.

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.

Riverhead Man Set Girlfriend on Fire, Cops Say

A Riverhead man was arrested for allegedly setting his 33-year-old girlfriend on fire while she slept in a tent in the woods on Wednesday night, Riverhead Town Police said.

The Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns

Punctuating Long Island's smorgasbord of communities are a variety of lively downtowns—characterized as popular local centralized hubs comprised of all the aforementioned businesses and attractions renowned for their wide range of exceptional cuisines, activities and tourist destinations. The following is a list of some of Long Island’s most popular and well-known downtowns, along with some of their top highlights, all well worth a visit with friends, family members, loved ones, and/or simply perfect for solo excursions to explore, learn about, and ultimately, embrace. Here’s the Ultimate Guide to Long Island Downtowns.

Long Island Summer Camps Guide

Just like backyard BBQs and trips to the beach, it wouldn’t be summer on Long Island without children’s summer camp adventures. From traditional day camps and sleepaway camps to genre-specific camps for kids interested in sports, science or the arts, there is no shortage of fun to choose from. What follows is a guide to summer camps on Long Island!

Levittown Woman Fatally Hit by Vehicle

A 47-year-old Levittown woman was fatally struck by a vehicle on the East End over the weekend.

Long Island Gets a ‘C’ in First-Ever Local Government Open Records...

It’s easier to acquire documents listing Nassau and Suffolk county authorities’ secret investigative files than obtain records detailing taxpayer-funded workers’ salaries in the villages of Island Park, Manorhaven or Port Jefferson. Those were among the many findings of an unprecedented audit of 196 Long Island municipalities and agencies’ responsiveness to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), the four-decade-old process that the public, media and others use to obtain government documents.

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.

Riverhead Physician Assistant Gets 5 Years for Selling Rx

A physician assistant from Riverhead was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison after he admitted to issuing prescriptions for large amounts of addictive painkillers in exchange for cash.