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Weekend storm could bring 3-6 inches to parts of Suffolk County

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for this weekend — and is forecasting 3 to 6 inches of snow and sleet. The watch lists northwestern Suffolk, northern Nassau County and all five boroughs of New York City as areas expected to be impacted.


19-Year-Old Arrested After High-Speed Crash on LIE: Police

RONKONKOMA, NY – A 19-year-old man was arrested for reckless driving after a crash on the Long Island Expressway Wednesday afternoon that injured four people, one seriously, police said.


Two Vehicle Crash On LIE Blamed On Reckless Driving

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for causing a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured a woman and three other people in Ronkonkoma today. Louis Dimuro was driving a 2013 BMW westbound on the Long Island Expressway at a high rate of speed, switching lanes recklessly, when he collided into


Woodstock says NY state should let undocumented immigrant get driver's licenses

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. — The Town Board has adopted a resolution calling on state lawmakers to allow driver's licences for New York residents regardless of their immigration status.


Four hurt in crash on Long Island Expressway in Ronkonkoma, police say

A BMW driver who lost control on the Long Island Expressway struck another vehicle, sending four people to the hospital Wednesday in a crash that shut down all westbound lanes in Ronkonkoma for five hours, authorities said.


Stony Brook’s WMHO connects with consumers from other side of the world

Mobile payment platforms have connected the Stony Brook Village Center to China. The Ward Melville Heritage Organization, which operates the shopping center, recently hosted a government delegation from Anhui Province, China. The group consisted of government officials and higher education professio


Man Arrested For Crashing Into, Burglarizing Gas Station: SCPD

BAY SHORE, NY - A Bay Shore man was arrested for crashing his car through a Bay Shore gas station and stealing items from the business on Wednesday, according to Suffolk Police.


Long Island hires and promotions: Paul Pitsironis, Janney Montgomery Scott

Paul Pitsironis of Dix Hills has been hired as first vice president at Janney Montgomery Scott advisers in Melville. He was branch manager at Wells Fargo in Hauppauge. BloomSchon CPAs in Jericho has two new hires.


Residents alarmed by Commack Courtesy Inn fire drill

Bright orange flames and heavy smoke billowing up from a shuttered Commack motel on Saturday morning alarmed motorists and nearby residents who were unaware it was part of a preplanned fire training drill.


Residents push back on proposed 7-Eleven

Residents of Medford are speaking out against a proposal to construct a 7-Eleven convenience store on the corner of Route 112 and Jamaica Avenue. This would be the third 7-Eleven in Medford, as two others are just north on either side of the Long Island Expressway on Route 112, and another is in Nor


A Major Cancer Care Grant

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation announced last week that more than a quarter of a million dollars in money raised will benefit cancer patients at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Not only will $285,000 go toward the Ellen Hermanson Breast Centers and Ellen’s Well, a program that provides psychosocia


Police Release Year-End Report For Fourth Precinct

SMITHTOWN, NY - Fourth Precinct Lieutenant Marty Gansrow recently presented a special year end report in his monthly update at a recent Town Board Meeting. During the meeting on Jan. 8, Gansrow covered a wide range of information, including year end crime statistics, Suffolk Police goals for 2019, a


Nonprofits, food pantries work together to help WIC clients

Suffolk County officials are working to partner with food pantries and nonprofits to help ensure low-income women and children keep access to basic food and health care in the months ahead as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children undergoes a major change in the


Oscar Shortlisted Scores for Quiet Place, Vice, Black Panther, First Man and More on Tom Needham’s Sounds of Film

Stony Brook, NY - January 16, 2019 - Tom Needham’s ‘The Sounds of Film’ will feature all of the scores recently announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the Oscar Shortlist this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB. This exclusive 2-hour special will be the area’s only radio show featuri


Boys Basketball: Northport’s deep threes sink Riverhead

It’s dangerous grabbing Tigers by the tail. They’re bound to react. And that’s just what the Northport Tigers did Thursday night after Riverhead battled them in a tight first half in which the teams were separated by only two points.


Officials Celebrate Renovation Of Island Christian Church

Local officials were in attendance for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the renovation of Island Christian Church's sanctuary on Jan. 13. Island Christian Church, located at 400 Elwood Road in East Northport, was under construction for more than four months. The project, called RENEW 2018, inc


State Police: Middle Island Man in Custody on Drug, Weapon Charges After Fleeing Troopers

Brookhaven, NY - January 17, 2019 - On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at approximately 8:03pm, troopers stopped a white BMW for speeding on the westbound Long Island Expressway, near exit 65, in Suffolk County, Town of Brookhaven.


Thieves Crash Into Bay Shore Gas Station, Steal Items: SCPD

BAY SHORE, NY - Thieves crashed into and stole items from a Bay Shore gas station on Wednesday morning, according to Suffolk Police. A vehicle was intentionally driven into the front of Sunoco Gas Station Food Mart on 1400 Brentwood Road at about 4 a.m.


I Heart Mac & Cheese Opens In Patchogue

You're gouda brie happy if you love grilled cheese. On Jan. 13, I Heart Mac & Cheese opened in Patchogue, marking the fast-causal chain's first location on Long Island. Specializing in custom, build-your-own (BYO) macaroni and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches, the Florida-based company rec


Seneca (20) at Lenape (71) - Girls Basketball

Lenape defeated Seneca 71-20 in Medford, backed by 15 points from Shannon Mulroy. Navaeh Sutton added 10 points for Lenape. Both Hannah Chaney and Emily Stahl scored seven points each for Seneca.