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Events - Happening At Smithtown Library Kings Park Building

Happening at The Smithtown Library – Kings Park Building. We provide the space, tables, chairs and a variety of games. Meet friends here or make new ones. This program takes place on Mondays from 12:30-2:30pm at the Kings Park Building of The Smithtown Library. The Kings Park Building is located at


Long Island college dorm briefly evacuated due to stove fire

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say a stove fire spurred a brief evacuation of a Long Island college dorm, but no one was injured. It happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday at Farmingdale State College in Farmingdale. College spokeswoman Kathy Coley says the fire was in a fourth-floor kitchen in Orchar


Woman Seriously Hurt in Crash on Sunrise Service Road

ISLIP TERRACE, NY – A 33-year-old woman who was seriously injured in a single-car crash on a Sunrise Highway service road Monday morning was high on drugs at the time, police said.


NYS budget plan has $18.3B for Long Island

Touting his proposed 2020 budget, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is including $18.3 billion for Nassau and Suffolk counties – “the largest and most aggressive investment for Long Island in the history of the State of New York,” he said.


Free LI exhibit features artwork by 140 high school Advanced Placement art students

Artwork by more than 140 Advanced Placement art students from more than 40 Long Island high schools are on display through March 3 at a free exhibit at the Art League of Long Island in Dix Hills.


Rental project starts on former NYIT campus in Central Islip

Site work has begun on a new 268-unit apartment development in Central Islip. The project, on 30 acres of land formerly owned by New York Institute of Technology, was originally pitched by Paul Aniboli and his Bay Shore-based Ramco Development in 2016 when the firm bought the parcel from the school.


Kings Park History - Howard Orphanage And Industrial School 1911-1918

- From 1911-1912 Mary Eliza Mahoney, was the director. She was the first African American Professional Nurse, a Boston Suffragette, as well as, one of the first women in Boston to vote after the passing of the 19th Amendment.


NYPD: Man Followed Woman Off Bus, Asked for Directions & Raped Her

Police are looking for a man they say followed a woman off a bus, pretended to ask for directions to the subway and then raped her. NYPD officials said the attacker approached the woman after she got off the bus at 54th Street and Skillman Avenue in Woodside, Queens, around 10:40 p.m on Friday.


Yao's Diner in Centereach, one of LI's pioneering Chinese restaurants, closes

Yao’s Diner in Centereach, long recognized among Newsday’s Top 100 restaurants on Long Island, has closed. Its replacement, Spice Workshop, is still in a soft opening. Rather than a diner, Yao’s was a full-service restaurant and one of the pioneers of authentic Chinese spots in Suffolk County; dishe


Mother and Teen Son Found Dead With Head Trauma in NYC Apartment: NYPD

A mother and her 14-year-old son were found dead with head trauma inside a Bronx apartment on Sunday, police said. Marisol Ortiz, 51, and her son, Alanche Delorbe, were found in their home on 185th Street in the Belmont neighborhood shortly after 5:30 p.m., the NYPD said. Both were pronounced dead a


NYPD Looking for Man Who Used Stolen Card

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate the man who used another person’s credit card to make a purchase at a store in Huntington Station in January.


Reese Witherspoon & Husband Jim Toth Grab Lunch in Brentwood

About Photo #4240018: Reese Witherspoon holds hands with Jim Toth as they step out for a quick bite to eat on Saturday afternoon (February 16) in Brentwood, Calif. The 42-year-old… Read More Here.


Behind The Scoreboard: New Suffolk Sports Hall Of Fame Exhibit

My philosophy is "Everything I ever needed to know about business I learned on the sports field." From Behind The Scoreboard, I feature the sports stories that tell us much more than simply who won or lost. These personal and inspiring experiences of grade school, high school, college, other amateur


Gasoline prices fall in NY state, but national average rises

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Gasoline prices in New York state fell another 3.3 cents per gallon last week, settling at an average of $2.47 on Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com. But the national average crept upward for the second straight week.


Huntington Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

HUNTINGTON, NY — Here's your weather forecast for the week ahead, as reported by Darksky. Snow (1–2 in.) overnight. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening. Mixed precipitation starting in the afternoon.


Fetus found next to tree in Brooklyn, authorities investigating

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Authorities are investigating after a fetus was found next to a tree in Brooklyn Monday morning. The gruesome discovery was made just before 7 a.m. at Linden Boulevard and Bradford Avenue in East New York.


Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Heads Out After an Appointment in Beverly Hills

About Photo #4240105: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is looking chic while heading out for the day. The 31-year-old model and actress was spotted arriving for an appointment on Friday (February… Read More Here.


New York State Funding Should Help Ease Waiting Lists

The weather the last few weeks has really reminded us what WNY winters can dish out. It’s seems like it’s been a long time since we have had such cold temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills, not to mention blowing and drifting snow. Since February is heart month, I just want to remind older a


Muslims touched by kindness of Episcopalians

The Muslims needed at place to pray until the dental office that they had bought in Deer Park was renovated. No one, it seemed, wanted to rent to them, leaders of the group said. Then, after a year of searching for a temporary home, they found an Episcopal church not far from the dental office that


The East Islip St. Patrick's Day parade is set for Sunday, March 3

The East Islip St. Patrick’s Day parade, organized by the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 7, begins at 2 p.m. at the East Islip Library. From there, marchers will travel west along Main Street to Irish Lane.