Tag: Wyandanch

Coram Man Sentenced for Fatal DWI Crash

A Coram man was sentenced Wednesday to three to six years in prison for causing a crash that killed a 28-year-old man in Deer...

51 Songs That Mention Long Island

This big fish-shaped sandbar we call home inspired a surprising amount of music artists over the years, judging by the number of songs that reference Long Island!

Dix Hills Man Charged With Fatal DWI Crash

A Dix Hills man was arrested for driving drunk and high on drugs after he caused a crash that killed one of his passengers in Wyandanch on Friday, Suffolk County police said.

West Babylon Man Found Dead After Boat Capsized in Fire Island...

A 50-year-old West Babylon man was found dead Monday, a week after the boat he was on capsized in the Fire Island Inlet, Suffolk County police said.

Here’s How We Can Build Consensus for Affordable Housing on Long...

Long Island has a pressing need for affordable housing, and the key question is: How can we address it quickly on a regional basis? There must be more varied housing options for all Long Islanders, but the challenge is to provide those choices Island-wide when zoning decisions are made locally. Hopefully, we can build a strong consensus around some key principles, which can then be adopted in enough localities for it to have a region-wide impact.

Long Island State Legislative Primary Results

John DeVito, a 25-year-old law student from Mastic Beach, won a three-way Democratic primary Tuesday, earning a spot on general election ballots to challenge freshman New York State Sen. Tom Croci (R-Sayville), according to unofficial results from the board of elections. That race was one of five Democratic primaries for state Legislative seats on Long Island. In the other four—two state Assembly seats each for Nassau and Suffolk counties—challengers were unsuccessful against three incumbents and a party nominee to fill a vacancy.

Long Island Primary Voters Guide 2016

Registered Democratic voters will cast their ballots Tuesday in five Long Island primary races that will decide which New York State legislative candidates are among the choices on Election Day. The match-ups include a three-way Democratic primary in the lone LI state Senate race on September ballots and four primaries in local state Assembly races—two in Suffolk County and two in Nassau.

Wyandanch Teen Shot Dead

A teenager was killed and another was wounded in a shooting in Wyandanch over Labor Day weekend, Suffolk County police said.

Elmont, Wyandanch Armed Home Invasions Probed

Police are investigating a pair of armed home invasions in Wyandanch and Elmont last week, including one case in which a victim as stabbed in the face, authorities said.

North Amityville Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Wounded

A 38-year-old West Babylon man was killed and a second man was wounded during a shooting in North Amityville on the Fourth of July, Suffolk County police said.