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'Thousands Of Ticks' Blowing Around On Local Beach
MASTIC BEACH, NY — If it's summer it must be ticks: One resident who headed out to Smith Point County Park in Shirley got more than they bargained for on Friday."Be sure to bring your bug spray if you have beach plans today," said a post on theLong Island Economy Facebook page.According to the post,
Teen Missing From Riverhead: Cops
According to Riverhead Town Police, the detective division is currently investigating and attempting to find Luis Garcia, 17, who left the Timothy Hill Children's Ranch without permission on June 16 and is possibly in the western Suffolk area of Huntington.
9 Fire Departments Battle Blaze At Central Islip Home
CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A Central Islip home was severely damaged after a fire broke out on Friday morning, according to the Central Islip Fire Department.
4 more Suffolk beaches closed due to bacteria
Four more beaches were closed in Suffolk, almost doubling the number where swimming has been barred due to high levels of bacteria, county health officials said Friday.
Man charged nearly 6 years after woman wakes up with bruises, scratches believing she's in Florida
37-year-old Daren Anthony Mutone, of East Islip, NY was arrested by the Horry County Sheriff's Office on Friday and charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct.
New Latin restaurant opens on LI
When chef Juan Alvarado moved from El Salvador to Texas at age 16, he soon began working in restaurants, eventually as a pastry chef. Later, on Long Island, he notched time in the kitchens of Mediterranean Manor in Patchogue and Mario's Italian Restaurant in East Setauket, among others.That patchwor
Southampton Town Opioid Addiction Task Force Gives Recommendations To Town Board - Southampton
The forum that filled the Hampton Bays High School auditorium struck a nerve with the Southampton resident: The stories of addiction shared that night reminded her of so many people that she knew, personally, who were struggling with addiction.
Riverhead Blotter: Man arrested for felony grand larceny in Calverton - Riverhead News Review
Katherine Espinal Peralta of Riverhead stole $790 worth of items, including clothing, jewelry, electronics and stationery from the Route 58 store around 11:30 a.m., officials said.
4 Hurt, 3 Seriously, In Long Island Expressway Crash
HOLTSVILLE, NY – Four people were injured, three seriously, in a crash on the Long Island Expressway Thursday night, Suffolk Police said.
Revolver Stolen During North Bay Shore Burglary
NORTH BAY SHORE, NY - A North Bay Shore home was burglarized earlier this week, according to Suffolk Police.
Police: Cashier stabbed in Patchogue robbery
One of the men stabbed the cashier, and all three fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash, police said.
Alleged Bloods Gang Member Indicted In Fatal Hit-And-Run: DA
SOUTHAMPTON, NY — An alleged member of the Bloods street gang was indicted Thursday in connection with a fatal Southampton hit and run, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini said.
Woman Seriously Injured in Holtsville Three Car Crash, Officials Report
Holtsville, NY - June 22, 2018 -Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a three car crash that seriously injured a woman on Thursday, June 21 inHoltsville.
Man Charged With Selling Alcohol To Minors: Police
ISLIP, NY - A Bay Shore man was arrested for selling alcohol to a minor during an undercover police investigation in the Town of Islip on Wednesday, according to State Police
N. Babylon Woman Caught Driving With 49 License Suspensions: Cops
NORTH BABYLON, NY - A North Babylon woman was arrested after she was caught driving with more than 40 license suspensions in North Babylon on Wednesday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police.
Town leaning toward dropping long-discussed Wading River 'service road'
Nearly 30 years after the first recommendation to create a side road that runs parallel to a stretch of Route 25A in Wading River, the Riverhead Town Board appears ready to squash the idea. Instead, board members are leaning toward allowing future developers along the road just west of McDonald’s to
Comsewogue students execute full day of community service - TBR News Media
High school teacher Andrew Harris said he thought of the idea of a full day of community service projects last school year, and in talking with some of his colleagues, a larger idea was born. By this school year, the event had a name — Joe’s Day of Service, after Superintendent Joe Rella — and stude
Sunrise Highway, County Road 39 To Close For U.S. Open Pedestrian Bridge Cleanup - Southampton
A stretch of Sunrise Highway and County Road 39 will be closed next week as the pedestrian bridge that led to the U.S. Open is deconstructed.The roads will be closed from 9 p.m. on Tuesday night through 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning from the Hampton Bays exit on Sunrise Highway through the Flying Poin
Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking
Nick Blase with True North Management Services climbs a cellular phone tower to perform maintenance on May 22, 2017, in High Ridge, Mo. Photo Credit: AP / Jeff Roberson
Three LI restaurants perfect for first weekend of summer
Mixed board of cured meats and cheeses, Coral Restaurant, East Moriches. Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski