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Retired Suffolk County Lieutenant Accused of Hit-And-Run Involving Nassau Cop

A retired Suffolk County lieutenant is accused of running over a Nassau County officer in a hit-and-run incident that took place last week. Among the charges William Hasper, 52, faces are assault with intent to cause physical injury to an officer in the second degree, leaving the scene of an inciden


Police: Syracuse Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim Hits, Kills Man Walking On I-690

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police said.


Port Jefferson To Hold 2nd Annual Breakfast Crawl

The Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce announced it will be holding its second annual Breakfast Crawl on March 23. The event, which is just like a bar crawl where patrons go from restaurant to restaurant in search of great morning bites, will run from 9 a.m. to noon.


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


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


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


Port Jeff enters into property tax consolidation agreement with Brookhaven

The Town of Brookhaven is looking to save money by consolidating property tax collections with other municipalities in the town, starting with Port Jefferson Village. At the Brookhaven Town Board meeting Feb. 14, councilmembers voted unanimously to use approximately $478,000 of New York State grant


March Shows At Theatre Three In Port Jefferson

NINE - THE MUSICAL - Feb. 23 to March 23, 8 p.m. Ticket Prices: Tickets $35Student/Senior $28Children Ages 5-12, $20. NINE is the story of a celebrated film director Guido Contini and his attempts to come up with a plot for his next film as he is pursued by hordes of beautiful women, all clamoring t


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


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Selden Man in SCPD Custody After Allegedly Robbing Bohemia Bank

Bohemia, NY - February 20, 2019 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a Selden man for robbing a Bohemia bank last month. On Monday, January 14, a man entered Capital One, located at 4110 Veterans Memorial Highway, at 9:43 a.m., approached a teller and presented a note demanding cash. The teller com


Brookhaven reignites pitch for Amazon HQ

The Town of Brookhaven is again calling for Amazon to build its new headquarters at the Calabro Airport in Brookhaven hamlet, after the online retailer pulled out of a controversial plan to build a massive space in Long Island City, Queens.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


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


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


Priciest home sales in Bohemia

Priciest home sales in Bohemia (11716) The three highest-priced home sales in Bohemia last month ranged from $435,000 to $475,000. The priciest Bohemia home sold in January was a 4-bedroom, 2-bath cape on .45 acres at 1536 Feureisen Ave. that sold for $475,000. It was listed by Denis Murphy and Jame


Tea, treats and history on the menu for Smithtown fundraiser

Whether it’s a holiday celebration or a football party, a rite of passage or a family outing, there’s something about food and drink that brings people together. In families, shared meals can be the perfect setting for passing down traditions, memories and personal history.


Smithtown Celebrates 100 Days Of Learning

SMITHTOWN, NY - From Smithtown Central School District: Sporting their canes, walkers, shawls and glasses, elementary students throughout Smithtown Central School District dressed as if they were 100 years old to celebrate the 100th day of school on Feb. 14.


Officials Pass Bill To Recover Former Chief James Burke's Salary

SMITHTOWN, NY - Local officials recently passed a bill to recover the money paid to former police chief James Burke who was sentenced to prison for assaulting a man and trying to cover it up.


Smithtown residents come out in support of proposed group home

Nearly 100 residents filled the Eugene A. Senior Citizen Center in Smithtown Feb.14 to discuss a proposed St. James group home on Twixt Hills Road. Previously, St. James residents raised concerns over the home, but the latest meeting saw a shift in the majority of residents speaking in favor of the