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Car Carrier Overturns on LIE Off-Ramp
The driver of the car carrier escaped with only minor injuries Wednesday afternoon. See more photos inside the story.HOLTSVILLE, NY –A tractor-trailer car carrier overturned on a Long Island Expressway off-ramp Wednesday afternoon.It happened just before 4 p.m. on the off-ramp from Express Drive Sou
Police: Man killed in Patchogue chain-reaction crash
Investigators say he then hit a guardrail, side-swiped two other cars, then slammed head-on into a Ford Explorer.
Suffolk OTB reconsidering Medford casino plan
Suffolk County Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. put the site up for sale in 2016 after striking a deal to open a 1,000-terminal video lottery parlor at Jake's 58 Hotel & Casino in Islandia. Several deals to sell the Medford site have fallen through, Nolan said.
Crackdown on condiments: LI school district sets a two-packet limit
Last school year, the Eastport-South Manor district jettisoned use of pump dispensers for ketchup and other condiments. This week, the word went out to families that two 9-gram packets per meal is students' max for such stuff.
Witch, Be Gone! A Witch Trial Set In Long Island
In the year 1658, at the south fork of Long Island, there was a small fishing and farming settlement called Easthampton.
Central Islip Woman Accused by SPCA of Starving, Neglecting Her Pit Bull
Suffolk County SPCA arrested Dorothy Blue of Central Islip, 41, for animal cruelty.
Fatality In Five Car MV Crash - Local Matters - Smithtown Matters - Online Local News about Smithtown, Kings Park, St James, Nesconset, Commack, Hauppauge, Ft. Salonga
A 54-year-old man was driving a 2005 Cadillac southbound on North Ocean Avenue when the vehicle crossed into the northbound lane, struck the guardrail, side-swiped two other vehicles, and then crashed head-on into a 2018 Ford Explorer driven by Matthew Rwzuk. The impact forced the Explorer to crash
Missing Person Leads To Backyard Searches: Cops
According to a social media post, residents said they saw police searching their yards on Breston Drive West, as well as a helicopter overhead.
Separate drug busts end with 18 in custody, officials say
An indictment unsealed Wednesday in Central Islip federal court accused 13 residents of Jamesport, Mastic, Riverhead and Southampton — most of whom are alleged members of the Bloods street gang — with being part of a wide-ranging crack-cocaine ring operating on the East End, federal prosecutors said
Fire chief: 2 drivers hurt in head-on crash
Two vehicles collided in a head-on crash Wednesday night in North Patchogue, sending both drivers to the hospital with serious injuries, a North Patchogue fire chief said.
Suffolk Police Seeking Masked Suspect Who Robbed Holbrook Stop and Shop
A man, wearing a surgical mask and latex gloves, demanded money from an employee at the customer service desk, cops say.
Brookhaven ditching single-stream recycling program
Supervisor Edward P. Romaine, in an interview at Brookhaven Town Hall, said the town had no choice but to cancel the single-stream program because customers would no longer purchase material that residents deposited together in a single bin. Such material produces "contamination" such as food stains
Bay Shore Chipotle To Open Next Month
The Tex-Mex restaurant, originally scheduled to open Nov. 13, will now open next month on 1675 Sunrise Highway.
Riverhead Raceway doc sets sneak preview at LI theaters
“The Last Race,” a documentary about Riverhead Raceway, will be shown in sneak-preview screenings Wednesday night at 90 Regal theaters around the country, including several on Long Island.
Holiday boat parade and winter wonderland
This year’s annual Christmas Holiday Boat Parade will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 6-9 p.m. in Patchogue with the theme, A Cartoon Christmas.
Fatality In MV Crash On Northern Pkwy Exit 38 - Local Matters - Smithtown Matters - Online Local News about Smithtown, Kings Park, St James, Nesconset, Commack, Hauppauge, Ft. Salonga
On Tuesday November 13th, 2018 at approximately 6:43 A.M. a vehicle traveling eastbound on the Northern State Parkway east of exit 38 went off the roadway striking a tree. The driver (male) was deceased at the scene and the passenger (female) was taken to a local hospital. The roadway is back open
Serious Crash Closes Lanes on LIE
MEDFORD, NY – Police are on the scene of a serious crash on the Long Island Expressway Monday evening.The crash occurred around 4:35 p.m. in the westbound lanes near Exit 63 – North Ocean Avenue.A Suffolk County Police helicopter airlifted one person to the hospital.As of 5:30 p.m., the westbound le
Man wanted for shoplifting shrimp on Long Island
FARMINGVILLE, Suffolk County (WABC) --A man is wanted in Suffolk County for stealing shrimp from a grocery store, a lot of shrimp.The suspect stole 20 bags of shrimp from the Stop and Shop in Farmingville on North Ocean Avenue back on October 17th at approximately 9:30 p.m.The shrimp was valued at a
Your guide to Patchogue's 2018 Christmas Holiday Boat Parade
Patchogue’s annualChristmas Holiday Boat Paradeis all set for this Sunday, Nov. 18, on Patchogue River. It’s estimated that 5,000 people will make their way to the riverfront.
Cops: Man killed in crash after suffering medical emergency
A 53-year-old Kings Park man was pronounced dead Monday at an area hospital, after suffering a medical emergency while driving in East Northport, Suffolk County Police said.