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ICYMI: Jersey Mike's To Open Latest Eatery In Lindenhurst
LINDENHURST, NY - Jersey Mike's Subs will be opening its latest eatery in Lindenhurst next week. The new restaurant will open on 155 West Sunrise Highway on December 12. Franchise owners Jeff and Laura Maier will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, December 12 to Sunday, Dec
Police: Suffolk man with 65 license suspensions caught in stolen car
Police say 65 license suspensions didn't stop a North Lindenhurst man from getting behind the wheel. Oscar Ronquillo was pulled over Friday morning in West Babylon. Police say he was driving a stolen Honda when they spotted him on Fulton Street.
5 Open Houses In The Lindenhurst Area
LINDENHURST, NY — If you're shopping for a new home, there's a good chance you've already combed through all the online listings for your area. And while you may have learned roughly what these houses are like from the images, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real thing.
Investigators: Man ran ecstasy 'cook lab' out of Mastic home
Federal officials say an intercepted package led them to uncover a "cook lab" inside a Mastic home that was being used to produce ecstasy. Teams with Homeland Security Investigations, Suffolk police and other agencies descended on the Roda Drive home on Friday, with some officers in hazmat suits. Ph
Man Crashes Into Pedestrian, Pole, Charged With DWI: Cops
MASTIC, NY — A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a pedestrian and a pole in a Shirley crash Friday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, Steven Reid, 46, of Wyandanch, was arrested at 11:37 p.m. and charged with DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation of
Police seek suspect who robbed Lake Grove gas station at knifepoint
Police are searching for the person who injured a clerk in a gas station robbery in Lake Grove Friday. It happened at the Conoco on Middle Country Road around 5:30 p.m. Officials say the suspect pulled out a knife, demanded cash and then took off with the money.
My mom’s medical emergency became a hospital horror show
I was visiting home last Tuesday night and was just leaving when my mother, Phylis Corso, came home from work early. She told me she thought she was having a heart attack and needed to go to the hospital.
‘Good Samaritan’ saves young girl from would-be kidnapper
A creep snatched an 11-year-old girl off a Queens street early Saturday — and a good Samaritan came to the rescue, holding the would-be kidnapper until cops arrived, police said.
Worker gets trapped in dirt pit at new Riverhead development
Walls of dirt collapsed Friday as construction workers were installing a cesspool at a new home on AJ Court in Riverhead, burying one worker up to his waist. Officials say they got the call around 3 p.m. Friday to a new housing development. The worker was buried down in the pit, unable to get out.
Man dies after Uniondale shooting, police say
One of the two men shot in Uniondale Wednesday has died of his injuries, Nassau police said Friday. Homicide detectives identified the victim as Terrance Brown, 24, of Uniondale.
Retail Roundup: Babylon OKs Walmart plan to convert LI store to supercenter
Walmart has been trying to get a bigger piece of the retail action in Farmingdale for nearly a decade. The world’s largest retailer will finally get its wish. The Town of Babylon has given Walmart Inc. the go-ahead on a plan to convert its Farmingdale store to a supercenter by constructing a 62,450-
Driver Killed After Pickup Truck Crashes Into Trees On NSP
A man was killed after his pickup truck crashed into trees on the Northern State Parkway on Thursday night, fire officials say. The vehicle was traveling eastbound, east of Wolf Hill Road in Dix Hills, when it left the roadway and crashed into trees at 9:30 p.m. Dix Hills firefighters responded to t
Couple from Babylon opens Toresco & Simonelli law firm in West Islip
Husband-and-wife legal team John Toresco and Gina Simonelli have put the finishing touches on their new building in West Islip and are now accepting clients. The two have over 15 years of experience in the law field, with Simonelli just having left a larger firm in Melville as a managing attorney. T
Police Offering $5K Reward For Info On Murder Of LI Woman
WYANDANCH, NY - Suffolk Police announced on Thursday they are still seeking the public's help to identify and locate the person or people who murdered a woman in Wyandanch about three years ago.
Vehicle Slams Into Utility Pole In Hit-Run Rockland Crash
A potentially dangerous scene unfolded in New Hempstead on Friday morning when a driver struck a utility pole, sending wires onto the roadway, police said. Members of the Ramapo Police Department were dispatched to Bonnie Court at approximately 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, when the motorist took down
Suffolk police: Driver had license suspended 65 times
A North Lindenhurst man was charged Friday with driving a motor vehicle with a license that had been suspended 65 times, Suffolk police said. Oscar Ronquillo, 25, was driving a 2005 gray Honda, which had been previously reported stolen, in the area of Fulton Street, near Schenectady Avenue in West B
Westbury crash kills pedestrian on Old Country Road, police say
A vehicle struck and killed a woman on Old Country Road in Westbury on Thursday night, Nassau County police said. The pedestrian, 63, was trying to cross Old Country Road at School Street at 8:42 p.m., police said in a news release Friday. A westbound vehicle struck her.
LI Couple Fled Cops, Crashed Stolen Car Upstate: Report
MONTICELLO, NY - A Long Island couple were arrested last weekend in upstate New York after leading cops on a chase in a stolen Oldsmobile and crashing the car, according to a report in the Times Herald-Record.
Hempstead school board moves toward dismissing security chief
The Hempstead school board voted late Thursday to take steps toward seeking the dismissal of the district’s security director, former Freeport Mayor Andrew Hardwick. The panel, following a closed-door session, voted 3-2 to issue disciplinary charges against Hardwick and extend his paid administrativ
Nassau Police Seeking Public's Help To Catch Identity Thief
Nassau County police are looking for a man they say committed identity theft in Rockville Centre over the summer. According to police, the man pictured above used a stolen credit card to make a purchase at CVS, located at 598 Merrick Road in Rockville Centre, at 6:19 a.m. on July 31.