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Stony Brook going mobile with stroke emergency rooms at LIE exits
Stony Brook University Hospital plans to launch two mobile units in the spring — rolling emergency rooms — designed to reach stroke patients within the critical moments when intravenous brain-sparing medications can dramatically impact survival.
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.
Binghamton HS Grad Dies After Being Hit By Van
---- A Binghamton High School graduate and cross country runner, Noah Farrelly, 18, was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle in Long Island Tuesday morning. According to the Suffolk County Police Department, the 18-year-old is a student at Stony Brook University and was jogging across
Police working to identify woman found fatally shot in Bridgeport
A woman was found fatally shot in Bridgeport, and investigators are now working to determine her identity. Police say the woman's body was found Sunday on the shore near the launch ramp at Seaview Avenue and Newfield Avenue.
Three Village parade lights the way to the holidays
Setauket was filled with merry and lights Dec. 9 as hundreds lined Route 25A to catch a glimpse of the Three Village Electric Holiday Parade. More than 30 participants including schools, Scout troops, musket men, dancers, the Stony Brook University Marching Band and Wolfie, SBU’s mascot, marched alo
Wheelchair, SUV Donated To Long Island Family Who Were Victims Of Theft
CORAM, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — A Long Island woman whose car was stolen, along with her disabled son’s wheelchair, has had those items replaced thanks to the kindness of others. Roxanne Drayton, 60, and her family were devastated when her 2002 SUV was stolen from the driveway of their Coram home last mont
One civilian dead, two firefighters injured as fire blazes Long Island home: FDNY says
FARMINGVILLE, Long Island — One civilian is dead and two firefighters were injured after a fire blazed a home on Long Island, the FDNY said Monday. Fire officials responded to a call at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at 30 Elder Avenue, a home in Farmingville.
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
LI dealership donates SUV to mom of disabled man after wheelchair theft
A local car dealership played Santa on Sunday, giving away a shiny SUV to the Coram single mother whose vehicle, with her severely disabled son's wheelchair inside, was stolen last month.
Tip leads Hartford investigators to 15,000 bags of fentanyl
A tip from a confidential informant led city and federal investigators to a Hartford apartment last week where they found about 15,000 bags of fentanyl. Jonathan Rivera of Hartford was taken into custody and faces federal fentanyl charges, records show.
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.
Driver Hurt in Crash on Service Road in Commack
The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to an early morning motor vehicle accident and fire on the North Service Road west of Commack Road, Sunday about 2:20 a.m. Firefighters arrived to find a fully engulfed vehicle that struck a utility pole.
Small plane catches fire at N.J. airport after pilot starts engine
A small, single-engine plane caught fire Sunday morning while on the ground at Flying W Airport in Medford, according to police. Medford police received a call about 9:30 a.m. reporting an airplane on fire near the south ramp, police said in a Facebook post.
Port Jefferson: See 5 Local Homes For Sale
PORT JEFFERSON, NY — Looking for a new house, and want the latest scoop on what's available near you? Need some assistance finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
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
1 person dead in Farmingville house fire
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Stony Brook student from Binghamton hit by vehicle, critically injured
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Suffolk County Police Department says it’s investigating a crash that critically injured a pedestrian identified as an 18-year-old Binghamton man.
Low Oxygen and pH Levels in Estuaries Causing More Death to Larval Blue Crabs
STONY BROOK, NY—December 7, 2018–Inhabiting a vast network of estuaries along the Atlantic coast, blue crabs are ecologically important and represent one of the valuable and prized fisheries in the United States. Blue crabs spawn in estuaries at a time of year when water-quality issues such as low d
LI School Deregistered Student After Disability Caused Multiple Absences
BOHEMIA, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — A Long Island family is fighting back after learning their daughter was no longer registered at her high school after her medical disability caused her to miss multiple days.
5 New Properties For Sale In The Three Village Area
THREE VILLAGE, NY — On the hunt for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some assistance in your search? Not to fear! To save you some time, we've got an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.