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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
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
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
New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage
NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping
TJ’s Hero Shop Set to Move to Robinson’s Market in East Patchogue
After almost 25 years on Montauk Highway, TJ’s Hero Shop owner Tim Moore looked high and low before settling on the historic Robinson’s Market to expand in East Patchogue. “We looked downtown in the village but the rents were extremely high,” Moore told GreaterPatchogue from his soon-to-be former lo
Man Pleads Guilty To Brutally Murdering His Mother: DA
CENTER MORICHES, NY — A Center Moriches man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering his mother in 2017, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini said. "Taking the life of your own mother is a heinous, cold-blooded crime," Sini said. "With this plea, the defendant admitted his guilt and accepted
Upstate lawmaker wants to know economic impact of separating New York City and surrounding counties from state
An upstate lawmaker wants to know if it makes cents to split New York in two. State Sen. Daphne Jordan (R-Halfmoon) introduced a bill last week that would create a panel within the state controller's office to study the economic impact of upstate New York severing ties with the city and surrounding
Thousands Flood Hampton Bays For Tearful Farewell To NYPD Hero
HAMPTON BAYS, NY — On Wednesday, Hamptons Bays was the world, at least for the thousands who traveled for miles and hours on city highways and country roadways to bid a solemn and tearful farewell to fallen NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen.
Former NYPD cop from LI convicted in ex-girlfriend's stabbing death
A former NYPD officer from Centereach who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death with a machete-type knife and then jumped in front of a subway train has been convicted of first-degree murder by a jury in Bergen County, New Jersey, his attorney said on Wednesday.
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
Zombie Deer Disease In New York State
There is a disease spreading through deer that makes them zombie like and emaciated. It has affected deer in twenty four states including New York. It's official name is Chronic Wasting Disease but it is also called zombie deer disease. It is an illness that has been found in deer across twenty four
New Staff Joins Long Island Select Healthcare
Andrea Martinez-Villalobos, PA-C has joined the staff of Long Island Select Healthcare (LISH) as a Physician Assistant. Ms. Martinez-Villalobos will be providing primary care services to patients in the Central Islip location.
Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history
CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."
Fasting, carb cutting help Brentwood man lose 115 pounds
Before 320 pounds, March 2015 After 205 pounds, January 2019. Thin most of his life, Wilson Velasquez says it was after high school that his lifestyle became sedentary. His job of repairing electronics meant sitting all day. And going to school at night was more of the same. “My weight started creep
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.
Hearing Thursday over postponed deer culling at the William Floyd Estate
A federal judge postponed the start of a two-year culling of whitetail deer that had been set to start Wednesday at William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach at the request of animal welfare groups that sued to stop the hunt.
Wow House: East Patchogue Colonial With Hugh Backyard And Pool
EAST PATCHOGUE, NY -- This spacious colonial in East Patchogue has a huge backyard and pool - and is listed on the market for just under $550K. Built in 2005, the home is on an acre of land and has four beautiful bedrooms.
Island Empanada To Open New Eatery In Deer Park
DEER PARK, NY - Island Empanada is opening its fourth Long Island location in Deer Park soon. The new restaurant will be located at the site of the former Lorenzo's Pizza on 1912 Deer Park Avenue, according to a report in GreaterBabylon.
School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey
NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.
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.