Tag: Suffolk County
Besides protest, grassroots groups have emerged in the wake of the election in opposition to the new administration’s policies and with the hope of keeping pressure on elected officials.
Suffolk County police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was found dead in a wooded area in North Amityville last year.
A Suffolk County grand jury has issued an investigative report blasting the foster care system for failing to protect seven children placed with a man accused of sexually abusing them.
Heavy snowfall is on the way, and that means it’s time to review some fundamental Pet Safety Tips to help keep your beloved critters safe and warm throughout the winter storm.
Perfect for a fantastic time out on the town with friends and family, regardless of the season, "Sip and Paints" and "Paint Nights" are taking place at restaurants, bars and art galleries all across Nassau and Suffolk counties. Here’s a list of Long Island ‘Sip and Paint’ and ‘Paint Night’ Venues:
A 62-year-old Mastic woman died tragically this weekend when she became pinned between her car and a gas pump after another car slammed into...
Field trips to Vanderbilt Planetarium, bonfires on Montauk, Virginia from Billy Joel's "Only The Good Die Young"—there are certain things you'd only know if you grew up on Long Island. Here are 25 of them.
Long Islanders may not give tourism here much thought—unless they want someone to blame for summer traffic on the South Fork—but it plays a vital part in our regional economy. People in the hospitality industry fervently want it to have a bigger role here year-round. Creating a great destination miles from the Manhattan skyline in a place not universally known for having great hotels, luxury resorts or secluded getaways is a daunting proposition, but dozens have unarguably succeeded on the Island despite the challenges. Their stories reveal a lot about the possibilities and the pitfalls of hosting travelers here.
Disgraced former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 46 months in prison for civil rights violations and conspiracy charges for beating a 24-year-old burglary suspect in 2012 and ordering subordinates to cover it up.
The New York City Council recently announced it is setting aside $100,000 to study the pros and cons of supervised injection facilities where, under the watchful eye of a health-care professional, drug users can shoot heroin using sterile equipment with naloxone nearby to treat accidental overdoses. It’s an interesting idea, and there are more than 100 such facilities in six countries, but I hate it.