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Police investigating fatal house fire in Medford

Police are investigating a fatal house fire in Medford early Wednesday morning. One person was found dead, said Det. Lt. Kevin Beyrer, the head of the Suffolk County police homicide squad.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-12 11:39:31

Santa's Elves Leave Holiday 'Mystery' Surprise For Community

SHIRLEY, NY —It's a Christmas mystery: Shirley residents are buzzing about a popular statue, dressed up as Santa — but no one knows who they mystery elves are that pulled off the holiday surprise.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 17:54:00

Man Found Dead After Massive LI House Fire

MEDFORD, NY - Suffolk County Police are investigating a house fire that killed a man in Medford on Tuesday night. Officers, firefighters from Medford and North Patchogue, as well as Medford EMS, Patchogue Ambulance and Farmingville Ambulance, responded to a home on Oregon Avenue at 10:30 p.m. after

PATCH - 2018-12-12 16:14:00

William Floyd Middle School Teacher’s “Lights Map” Sure to Brighten Holiday

(Moriches, NY) To help spread holiday cheer and encourage families to enjoy the holiday lights that only come around this time of year, William Floyd Middle School general music teacher Jonathan Dignam has compiled a list of the locations of the best decorated homes in Nassau and Suffolk counties on

LONG ISLAND EXCHANGE - 2018-12-12 18:26:53

Man Nabbed For Selling Heroin, Crack In East End Drug Bust: Cops

RIVERHEAD, NY — A man was nabbed selling heroin and crack out of a Riverhead apartment Tuesday, police said. According to Riverhead Town Police, Lonny Pray, 58, of Roanoke Avenue, was arrested after the Suffolk County District Attorney's East End Drug Task Force conducted a narcotics investigation i

PATCH - 2018-12-12 01:01:00

Man Stole $380 Worth Of Clothes, Hats From Macy's: SCPD

LAKE GROVE, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking the public's help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a Lake Grove store in September. The man stole clothing and hats from Macy's in the Smith Haven Mall, on September 22 at 3:30 p.m.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 16:43:00

NYS Health Officials: Rubella Scare At Long Island High School A False Alarm

BELLPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A suspected case of rubella at a Long Island high school has tested negative for the disease. The South Country School District had alerted parents twice in the last week that educators had symptoms similar to the virus and were taking precautions of sanitizing parts of

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 15:52:26

Another Zombie House Razed In Mastic Beach; Open Space Preserved

MASTIC BEACH, NY — Another zombie house in Mastic Beach has been razed as part of Brookhaven Town Councilman's Dan Panico's ongoing crusade to restore quality of life to the community.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 16:01:00

State Softball Tournament may be heading to Long Island

For the first time in nearly a decade, the State Softball Tournament is likely heading out of the Glens Falls area. On Wednesday, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced that it and the state softball committee had recommended a bid from Section XI (Suffolk County) to ho

POST-STAR - 2018-12-13 02:00:00

Officials Cut Ribbon For New Center Moriches Recreation Center

CENTER MORICHES, NY — After years of dreams and hard work, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Dan Panico and Suffolk County Clerk Judith Pascale were joined Thursday by community leaders, Center Moriches School District officials, members of the Knights of Columbus, residents and loca

PATCH - 2018-12-06 18:42:00

Queens Man Found Dead In Suffolk County: NYPD

LINDENHURST, NY - The body of a missing Queens man was discovered in Suffolk County on Saturday morning, NYPD officials confirmed. A silver alert was issued for 85-year-old Hendricks Walls on Thursday, Nov. 29 after he was last seen leaving his Jamaica home.

PATCH - 2018-12-03 15:33:00

Inside Look At Largest Drive-Through Holiday Light Show In County

CALVERTON, NY —The Riverhead Holiday Light Show is the largest drive-through light show in Suffolk County — and it's delighting crowds in Calverton. The show features dazzling displays to delight the entire family.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 23:01:00

Suffolk County in New York Approves Ban on Salary History Questions by Employers to Job Applicants

The Suffolk County, New York legislature has approved the Restrict Information Regarding Salary and Earnings Act (“RISE” Act) that will ban questions by employers about the salary history of job applicants in order to narrow the gender pay gap that exists between men and women in the county.

ESRCHECK.COM - 2018-12-05 15:08:03

Handgun, Crack Cocaine Seized From N.Y. Pair In Wall: Police

WALL, NJ — A pair of Long Island residents are facing drug and weapons charges after police found a handgun, hollowpoint bullets, crack cocaine and marijuana in a Wall Township motel room last week, police said.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 19:30:00

Registration Open For Suffolk County 2019 Police Exam


SMITHTOWNMATTERS.COM - 2018-12-01 06:16:00

1 person dead in Long Island house fire

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ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-10 15:29:58

Suffolk County Set to Become the Fourth New York Jurisdiction to Ban Salary History Inquiries

Suffolk County, New York has passed a law making it unlawful for employers and employment agencies with four or more employees to inquire about a job applicant’s salary history or otherwise to rely on such information in setting a new employee’s compensation. Entitled A Local Law to Restrict Informa

JDSUPRA.COM - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Fire Island: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market

FIRE ISLAND, NY — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of seeing the same old property listings again and again? You've come to the right place! To save you some time, we've got the latest batch of new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-09 23:52:00

Southampton Man Charged With Felony DWI: Cops

SOUTHAMPTON, NY — A Southampton man was caught driving while intoxicated with twice the legal limit BAC, police said. According to New York State Police, Elroy Urbano-DeJesus was arrested on Dec. 7 at 11:05 p.m. after he was seen driving on Peconic Road in Hampton Bays and stopped for a vehicle and

PATCH - 2018-12-11 16:56:00

Remains From Patchogue Sailor Killed At Pearl Harbor Identified

U.S. military officials announced today that the remains of a New York sailor killed 77 years ago in the Pearl Harbor attack was identified as a Patchogue native. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) say the remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Kenneth L. Jayne, 26, of Patchogue, have been iden

PATCH - 2018-12-11 16:06:00