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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

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

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

Holbrook looks to move downtown from strip malls to traditional appearance

Holbrook residents and elected officials are working on ways to transform the hamlet's commercial heart from a strip of shopping centers to a more traditional downtown. Officials said they have enlisted a nonprofit research group to plan how to potentially revitalize the downtown before an expected

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-12 11:00:20

Longtime LI Record Store Owner Ready For Flip Side

LONG ISLAND, NY — For years, Bruce Berg was a mainstay on Long Island, well known for Record Stop — a longtime fixture in Ronkonkoma, the business is now lives on, run by his son Jeff, in Patchogue.

PATCH - 2018-12-12 20:21:00

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

Skeleton found in Long Island basement identified as homeowner missing 57 years

LAKE GROVE, Long Island (WABC) -- Human remains discovered under the basement of a Long Island home have officially been identified as the homeowner who went missing 57 years ago.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-12 19:15:33

Man Killed In Suffolk House Fire

FARMINGVILLE, NY - A man was killed in a Farmingville house fire on Sunday night, according to Suffolk Police. Sixth Precinct police officers, firefighters from Farmingville, Ronkonkoma, Selden, Holtsville, Medford and North Patchogue, as well as the Brookhaven Town Fire Marshal, responded the Elder

PATCH - 2018-12-10 15:57:00

Long Island hires and promotions: Michael Quinn, Touro College law center

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in Central Islip has two new hires. Michael Quinn of Massapequa, director of development, was director of alumni relations and giving at the College of Mount Saint Vincent in the Bronx.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-11 17:50:13

Plans nixed for ice skating rink at Patchogue's 'Winter Wonderland'

Patchogue’s “Alive After Five Winter Wonderland” will go on without its centerpiece attraction. An ice skating rink that would have been a first for the village was pulled from the plans of the one-day event — a culmination of several holiday celebrations and designed to drum up holiday sales for do

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-11 19:30:53

Patchogue looks to revitalize West Main with a moratorium, planning study

With an eye toward reimagining a largely blighted strip of Main Street in Patchogue, the Village Board has commissioned a planning study and halted development approvals along the downtown’s western end.

GREATERLONGISLAND.COM - 2018-12-11 01:09:18

The Alive After Five dates are set for Summer 2019 in Patchogue Village

The Alive After Five dates for 2019 have been approved for Patchogue. Just like in 2018, the street festival series in the village will kick off in June instead of July. The first Alive After Five of 2019 will happen Thursday, June 27, and run every other Thursday thereafter, with four dates total.

GREATERLONGISLAND.COM - 2018-12-11 01:51:18

The story of Long Island's new nonprofit restaurant, open in Lindenhurst

West Babylon native Billy Miller developed three passions over the course of his 35 years. Being involved in the community and helping children are the first two we’ll mention.

GREATERLONGISLAND.COM - 2018-12-11 16:00:46

Former financial adviser pleads guilty to running Ponzi scheme

A former Long Island financial adviser accused of operating a Ponzi scheme and stealing millions of dollars from clients pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud Monday in federal court in Central Islip.

NEWSDAY - 2018-12-10 21:49:06

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

Hundreds Attend Town Of Islip 335th Birthday Kick-Off Celebration

ISLIP, NY – Over 100 people joined Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter, members of the Town Board, state and local elected officials and members of the community, at a kick-off celebration marking the Town of Islip's 335th Birthday.

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

Long Island Concerts & Events December 10-13

An evening with Long Island author, Angela LaRosa as she speaks about and signs copies of her new book Smile! Be Happy!: Life Lessons from an Uncommon Housewife. Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington, bookrevue.com Free with purchase of book. 7 p.m. Dec. 10.

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2018-12-10 08:55:46

Wall Police arrest New York residents found with weed and cocaine

A New York pair are facing charges in Wall Township after police found them in possession of marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia at a traffic stop on New Bedford Road near State Highway 138.

WOBM.COM - 2018-12-11 17:29:26

Hundreds Of Islip Residents Protest Proposed Slaughterhouse

ISLIP, NY - Over 300 residents expressed their concerns during a town board hearing on Oct. 23 after a proposal to build a poultry slaughterhouse in Islip was submitted. After the application for a change of zone to allow for a slaughterhouse on Beaver Dam Road was posted on the hearing agenda, loca

PATCH - 2018-12-10 17:03:00

Wall police arrest two NY residents after finding crack, guns at hotel: cops

WALL - Police arrested two people from Long Island, New York Thursday after finding a cache of drugs and handguns at a hotel, authorities said. Anthony Miccio, 30, of Islip, N.Y., and Ashley Schroko, 23, of Huntington, N.Y., were arrested initially after police pulled over their vehicle on New Bedfo

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-12-10 21:24:00