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Trio of Bob Weir & Wolf Bros. honors The Dead at Oakdale March 2

Bob Weir and the Wolf Bros. are alive and playing Dead — the Grateful Dead, that is, on a 20-date tour that arrives in Wallingford at the Oakdale Theatre Saturday, March 2, following their sold-out tour in the fall.


Man Arrested For Bohemia Bank Robbery: Police

Suffolk Police say they have caught the man who robbed a bank in Bohemia last month. Nicholas Marino, 28, is charged with third degree robbery, seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and false personation.


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.


Man Wanted For Assault At Lindenhurst Bar: Police

LINDENHURST, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking a man wanted for an assault at a Lindenhurst bar last year. Anthony Donato, 31, is wanted for assaulting a man in front of Canyon of Heroes on 168 Montauk Highway.


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Democrat Kate Browning won't run again for Suffolk County Legislature

Former Suffolk Legis. Kate Browning has decided against trying to run for her old seat after two years out of office. Browning, who now works for Babylon Town, late last year said she was considering the possibility of challenging freshman Republican Legis. Rudolph Sunderman.


Lewis County teen crowned New York State Dairy Princess

Reegan Domagala from Lewis County was crowned the 2019-20 New York State Dairy Princess on Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in Salina, outside Syracuse. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring.


East Islip Drunk Driver Had BAC More Than 2X Legal Limit: Police

TOWN OF ISLIP, NY - A drunk East Islip man was caught driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) over twice the legal limit in the Town of Islip over the weekend, according to State Police.


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.


MacArthur Airport to undergo environmental study

An environmental consultant will study the history of Long Island MacArthur Airport's use of a chemical found in firefighting foam suspected as the source of contamination at a nearby well in Bohemia.


Residents Express Safety Concerns At Central Islip Train Station

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - Some commuters have expressed safety concerns at the Central Islip train station after a second track was added. The issue began last year when the second track was added resulting in commuters having walk through an overpass or cross the roadway in order to get from the side whe


Police Charge Shirley Man With Forcibly Touching Child In Southampton

Edward Quinn, 54, was arrested on Thursday, February 14, in connection to an incident that occurred on September 6, 2018, during which he touched a child younger than 17 years old, police said.


Texas man allegedly slapped school bully who teased stepkid

A Texas man faces charges after he allegedly slapped his stepdaughter’s middle school bully in the face, officials said. James Olander Peace, who is from Deer Park, is accused of hitting the 12-year-old because the boy teased his stepdaughter and threw ice cream at her, news station WTVD reported.


Dead cat found in cage floating near dock on Long Island

BLUE POINT, N.Y. (FOX 5 NY) - Two brothers made a shocking find on a beach on Long Island on Sunday. They were walking on the dock at the end of Corey Beach in Blue Point when they saw something floating in the water.


Deer to be shot to cull herd at William Floyd Estate, the National Park Service says

Deemed pests, about 75 of the 100 or so deer at the William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach will be shot by federal employees over two years, beginning Wednesday, according to the National Park Service.


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.


Sayville To Honor Carrer Of Longtime Community Ambulance Chief

The Sayville community will celebrate longtime member of the Community Ambulance Company Jamie Atkinson for his retirement from the NYC MTA Police Department in May. The Ambulance Company announced that the celebration will take place on May 11 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Lily Flanagan's Pup in Babylo


Lindenhurst Police Blotter - Burglary, Grand Larceny Reported

LINDENHURST, NY - Curious about what's going on in your neighborhood? Check out the recent crimes reported in the area. The Suffolk County Police Department posted the following information.


Woman Went on $10K Shopping Spree With Stolen Credit Cards: Cops

Police are asking for the public's help to find a woman who used stolen credit cards to make more than $10,000 in purchases at three stores last month. According to Suffolk Police, the woman used the credit cards at Best Buy, Home Depot and Target in South Setauket on Jan. 3. The credit card was sto


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.