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Hauppauge's Dan Mauriello earns state wrestling semifinal win in overtime

ALBANY — Sixth-seeded Dan Mauriello (Hauppauge) earned a 4-2 decision over second-seeded Ryan Stencel (Lancaster), advancing to the state wrestling final in the Division I 152-pound weight class.


Suffolk Police Report Woman Killed in Hauppauge Motor Vehicle Crash

Hauppauge, NY - February 22, 2019 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a woman in Hauppauge on Friday, February 22.


Westhampton Beach Is No Match For Red-Hot Mt. Sinai In Suffolk County Class A Girls Basketball Championship

Having won the county title in 2017, the Lady Mustangs were upset by Hauppauge in last year's county final. They had already avenged that loss by defeating top-seeded Hauppauge in this season's county semifinal this past Saturday, so Mount Sinai had one thing in its sights and that was its second co


Driver killed as SUV hits utility pole, police say

A woman driving a 2003 Nissan Murano SUV died after veering off Wheeler Road in Hauppauge and slamming into a utility pole before dawn on Friday, Suffolk police said. Rosa Portillo, 29, of Central Islip, was headed south about 4:20 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


Mastic Liquors and the lore of two front doors

When the two-story Parr Gas Station was being constructed along Montauk Highway 100 years ago, local lore has it that Suffolk County was considering changing the flow of the road. It could either go on the south or north side of the building.


Man Killed In Shirley Crash: Cops

SHIRLEY, NY — A man was killed in a Shirley crash Wednesday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, seventh squad detectives are investigating the crash, which took place when a man driving west on Montauk Highway at Smith Rd. veered into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lane, strik


Wanted: Police Looking for 4 Women Who Stole from Walmart

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking help to locate the women who stole merchandise from a Commack store in November.


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


Pets Warehouse Opens 6th Long Island Location In Patchogue

Pets Warehouse Stores announced it has opened its sixth Long Island location in Patchogue. The new Patchogue location is located at 499 Sunrise Hwy in the Gateway Plaza. Pets Warehouse Stores offer a large selection of healthy marine, tropical Fish, cichlids, corals and aquarium plants. According to


Medford Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MEDFORD, NY — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.


Duo Burglarize East Islip Home At Gunpoint

EAST ISLIP, NY - An East Islip home was burglarized at gunpoint earlier this week. The incident was reported on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 2:21 a.m. at an E. Main Street home. Two people, displaying handguns, forced their way into the residence.


New Yorkers Set To March On Washington To Fight For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

NESCONSET, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The fight for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is heating up, with hundreds of New Yorkers ready to march on Capitol Hill on Monday. They’re calling on lawmakers to stop sharp cuts to the fund which could impact first responders like retired NYPD Detective Glen Klein


William Miller House, a Miller Place staple, sees a face-lift

For those who live in or visit Miller Place, when driving through our elegant historic district, stop and take a look at the notable changes in our showcase home, the William Miller House located at 75 North Country Road in Miller Place. The façade of the 1920 flagship home shines with bright, newly


Long Island mom warns daughter not to come home before apparent murder-suicide

BELLMORE, Long Island (WABC) -- A 50-year-old woman was killed Thursday night in what authorities believe is a murder-suicide on Long Island. Police say Dawn Kelly was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the master bedroom of her home on Thomas Place in Bellmore just before 8:30 p.m.


The first-ever 'A Taste of Stony Brook Village' is set for Feb. 26

Food and wine tasting, music, giveaways, and raffles are all part of Stony Brook Village’s first-ever ladies night called A Taste of Stony Brook. The village, which is run by the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO), will be presenting the event on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Durin


Southampton conducts code enforcement sweep in Riverside, Northampton and Flanders

Southampton Town code enforcement officers issued over 60 notices of violations and eight field appearance tickets in a recent investigation of the Flanders, Riverside and Northampton area. The officers went into dozens of neighborhoods and inspected street by street and found several dozen property


Rhythm Of The Dance Coming To The Patchogue Theatre

The Patchogue Theatre of the Performing Arts announced on Thursday that the National Dance Company of Ireland's Rhythm of the Dance perform in March. Like a sheet of lightening the pulsating rhythms, pure energy and melodic music, in the Rhythm of the Dance show, has hit 50 countries around the worl


Patchogue residents upset over waterfront apartment proposal

Several Patchogue residents say they are concerned a proposed 50-unit development will disrupt their neighborhood, but the owner of the property disagrees. More than a dozen people gathered at the village board of trustees meeting last week to oppose the $16 million apartment complex which, if appro


Authorities Seeking Suspects that Stole Over $2,000 in Cell Phones in Hauppauge

Hauppauge, NY - February 22, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two people who stole cell phones from a Hauppauge store in December.