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Hauppauge's Dan Mauriello earns state wrestling semifinal win in overtime

ALBANY — Sixth-seeded Dan Mauriello (Hauppauge) earned a 4-2 decision over second-seeded Ryan Stencel (Lancaster), advancing to the state wrestling final in the Division I 152-pound weight class.


Suffolk Police Report Woman Killed in Hauppauge Motor Vehicle Crash

Hauppauge, NY - February 22, 2019 - Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a woman in Hauppauge on Friday, February 22.


Westhampton Beach Is No Match For Red-Hot Mt. Sinai In Suffolk County Class A Girls Basketball Championship

Having won the county title in 2017, the Lady Mustangs were upset by Hauppauge in last year's county final. They had already avenged that loss by defeating top-seeded Hauppauge in this season's county semifinal this past Saturday, so Mount Sinai had one thing in its sights and that was its second co


Driver killed as SUV hits utility pole, police say

A woman driving a 2003 Nissan Murano SUV died after veering off Wheeler Road in Hauppauge and slamming into a utility pole before dawn on Friday, Suffolk police said. Rosa Portillo, 29, of Central Islip, was headed south about 4:20 a.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.


Pets Warehouse Opens 6th Long Island Location In Patchogue

Pets Warehouse Stores announced it has opened its sixth Long Island location in Patchogue. The new Patchogue location is located at 499 Sunrise Hwy in the Gateway Plaza. Pets Warehouse Stores offer a large selection of healthy marine, tropical Fish, cichlids, corals and aquarium plants. According to


Glenn Terry's attempted-kidnapping conviction vacated

The former Holtsville landscaper who told police that he was on his way to kidnap his attorney — Suffolk Conservative Party chairman Frank Tinari — and hide him in a basement had his attempted-kidnapping conviction vacated by a state appellate court this week.


Look inside the new Blue Point Brewery

Blue Point Brewery is getting ready to unveil their completed new headquarters, located at 225 West Main Street in Patchogue. The site, a former college, has been under construction for many months and is slated to open in April. It is now fully operational, with the old location at River Avenue bei


Long Island mom warns daughter not to come home before apparent murder-suicide

BELLMORE, Long Island (WABC) -- A 50-year-old woman was killed Thursday night in what authorities believe is a murder-suicide on Long Island. Police say Dawn Kelly was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in the master bedroom of her home on Thomas Place in Bellmore just before 8:30 p.m.


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


Patchogue residents upset over waterfront apartment proposal

Several Patchogue residents say they are concerned a proposed 50-unit development will disrupt their neighborhood, but the owner of the property disagrees. More than a dozen people gathered at the village board of trustees meeting last week to oppose the $16 million apartment complex which, if appro


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


Longtime Mount Sinai resident celebrates her 100th birthday

Our grandparents Charles Petersen and Anna Kenney were married in 1913 and had three children. Their son, John Anthony, was born in 1917 and lived for 10 days. Their daughter, Marie Gertrude, our mother, was born in 1919 and has been living for 100 years. Mary Catherine was born in 1920 and lived fo


Duo Burglarize East Islip Home At Gunpoint

EAST ISLIP, NY - An East Islip home was burglarized at gunpoint earlier this week. The incident was reported on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 2:21 a.m. at an E. Main Street home. Two people, displaying handguns, forced their way into the residence.


Bay Shore Facebook Marketplace Deal Turns Into Robbery

BAY SHORE, NY - A victim was robbed after meeting up to buy a cellphone from Facebook Marketplace in Bay Shore earlier this week. The incident was reported on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 1:20 p.m. on the westbound Sunrise Service Road.


Mastic Liquors and the lore of two front doors

When the two-story Parr Gas Station was being constructed along Montauk Highway 100 years ago, local lore has it that Suffolk County was considering changing the flow of the road. It could either go on the south or north side of the building.


Wanted: Police Looking for 4 Women Who Stole from Walmart

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking help to locate the women who stole merchandise from a Commack store in November.


Man Killed In Shirley Crash: Cops

SHIRLEY, NY — A man was killed in a Shirley crash Wednesday night, police said. According to Suffolk County Police, seventh squad detectives are investigating the crash, which took place when a man driving west on Montauk Highway at Smith Rd. veered into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lane, strik


The first-ever 'A Taste of Stony Brook Village' is set for Feb. 26

Food and wine tasting, music, giveaways, and raffles are all part of Stony Brook Village’s first-ever ladies night called A Taste of Stony Brook. The village, which is run by the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO), will be presenting the event on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Durin


Authorities Seeking Suspects that Stole Over $2,000 in Cell Phones in Hauppauge

Hauppauge, NY - February 22, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two people who stole cell phones from a Hauppauge store in December.


Medford Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

MEDFORD, NY — Time for your weekend weather forecast, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.