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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.


Retired Suffolk County lieutenant accused of hit-and-run involving Nassau County officer

WESTBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- A retired Suffolk County Police lieutenant is accused of a hit-and-run involving a Nassau County Police sergeant. Authorities say the incident began last Friday afternoon when William Hasper was pulled over on Old Country Road in Westbury for motor vehicle violations.


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.


Local Vets Stay Warm Thanks To East Islip Alumnus

From E. Islip Schools: Thanks to East Islip High School alumnus Robert Hoelzer Jr., owner of the local business Island Air Heating and Cooling, veterans at the American Legion hall are staying warm with a new heating system.


New Staff Joins Long Island Select Healthcare

Ann Perry-Blizzard, PMHNP-BC has joined the staff of Long Island Select Healthcare (LISH) as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She has worked previously at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip.


Fundraiser Created To Help Motorcyclist Injured In Crash

WEST ISLIP, NY - An online fundraiser was recently started on behalf of a West Islip motorcyclist who was seriously injured in an East Islip crash last month. On Jan. 28, Brendon Patton was riding a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on Main Street near Fern Place when he lost control of his


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.


4 East Islip Senior Artists Picked For Advanced 'APE' Exhibit

EAST ISLIP, NY - From East Islip School District: East Islip High School seniors Hanna Benardos, Max Calarco, Genevieve Imhof and Gia Piazza – all enrolled in Daniel Figliozzi's AP Studio Art 2D Design class– were selected for the Art League of Long Island's 12th annual Go APE Advanced Placement Exh


One dead, 1 hospitalized in carbon monoxide incident on Long Island

MELVILLE, New York (WABC) -- Detectives are investigating the death of a man apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning in Melville. Police arrived on the scene on Scott Drive around 8:30 Thursday morning.


Judge extends order suspending deer culling at William Floyd Estate

A plan to cull whitetail deer at William Floyd Estate that was suspended at the request of animal welfare groups will remain on hold, a federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein had granted a stay Tuesday in Central Islip that delayed the hunt by the Fire Island Na


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.


Caught on camera: Brutal attack at Huntington Station Burger King

A brutal attack was caught on camera last month outside the Burger King on New York Avenue in Huntington Station. In the video, six young men can be seen punching and kicking the victim, who is lying on the ground. At one point, an attacker jumps and stomps his feet into the victim’s head.


Bayport-Blue Point St. Patrick's Day Parade Set For March 10

The Bayport-Blue Point 29th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is set for March 10. The parade, which will kick off at 11 a.m., will begin onSouth Snedecor Avenue in Bayport. A weather date is scheduled for March 24 at 11am.


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.


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. The driver, who was headed south about 4:20 a.m. and who was pronounced at the scene, has yet to be identified.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Ben Affleck Runs a Few Errands Around Brentwood

About Photo #4242492: Ben Affleck parks his car as he steps out to run a few errands on Thursday afternoon (February 21) in Brentwood, Calif. The 46-year-old Oscar-winning actor looked… Read More Here.


Babylon Fire Department battles house blaze

The Babylon Fire Department responded to a house fire on Fire Island Avenue shortly before 5 p.m. on Friday. Feb. 1. Joseph F. Fraccalvieri, 1st Assistant Chief said the Babylon Vamps were assisted by North Babylon Fire Company. They fought the blaze that traveled into the walls and spread to the at


Wow House: Colorful Brand New Colonial With 2 Car Garage

Address: 227-B Old Commack Rd, Kings Park, New York. Features: Home Is Built! Brand New 3464 Sqft Colonial With 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Attached 2 Car Garage, Vaulted Ceilings, And A 9 Foot Basement With Outside Entrance And Low Line Septic System. Den, Lr, Formal Dr, Granite Designer Eik With St


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.