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Community Buzz: Silver Hill opens new admissions building; Impact Fairfield County hosts fall events

Silver Hill Hospital, one of the nation’s pre-eminent psychiatric hospitals, recently opened a new 8,000-square-foot admissions building on its 44-acre campus. The new building, the Sigurd Ackerman, MD Center for Evaluation and Admissions, is named for Sigurd Ackerman, immediate past president and m


LI restaurant reopens two weeks after flood

Ruvo East, the Port Jefferson restaurant inundated with waist-high water during a rainstorm two weeks ago, is to reopen Thursday at 4 p.m.The restaurant, which serves everything from Italian classics to gastropub fare, recovered from a ruinous Sept. 25 flood with the help of Ruvo's employees, as we


Driver charged in Boy Scout crash: 'I take responsibility'

On Thursday, Stephen G. McCarthy Jr., read a statement on behalf of his client, Thomas Murphy — accused of killing Boy Scout Andrew McMorris while driving drunk — stating, "I take responsibility for my role in the tragic accident." But the attorney said it should not be interpreted that Murphy woul


Wehrheim suggests $1.5M tax levy hike, 2019 salary raises - TBR News Media

Supervisor Ed Wehrheim (R) presented his $109 million tentative budget for 2019 to the town council in a short meeting Oct. 5, on deadline under New York State Law. The proposed budget represents an increase of $4 million more than this year’s budget, with $1.5 million additional in the taxes levied


Watch: Ride along with ex-cop who fought MS-13 on LI

0:58Driver charged in fatal Boy Scout crash releases statement0:59Marines join hundreds of LI kids to kick off Toys for Tots0:53Babylon eyes gas station cleanups1:41Stony Brook Cancer Center's mobile mammography van1:10Drone video of devastation left in Mexico Beach1:57Gov. Scott: 'Hurricane was an


Colorful taco shop opens on LI

Tacos are filled with fried flounder, right, and shredded pork shoulder at Rock A Taco in Rockville Centre. Photo Credit: Newsday/Erica Marcus


Riverhead man murdered by homeless man at food cart in Queens - Riverhead News Review

A Riverhead man was stabbed to death following a dispute with a homeless man in Jackson Heights, Queens, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.


Town set to work on Setauket Harbor area with state funds - TBR News Media

Sen. John Flanagan (R-East Northport) secured a $1 million grant from the state for the Town of Brookhaven in 2016 to be used to improve water quality in Setauket Harbor, which will also help clean out the pond slightly west of Se-Port Delicatessen on Route 25A and fix the dock on Shore Road. While


Tekashi 6ix9ine Returns To New York City After Overseas Trip: “The King Is Back”

“Im back in my fuckin’ city. Im back in my fuckin’ city. It’s my fuckin’ city,” Tekashi said in the clip as he hopped out his Chauffer’s vehicle in Manhattan. “Back in New York, King of New York, back in New York,” Tekashi adds. He reminds everyone that “the king is back” in the video’s caption.


Homeless Man Starts Fire At Duck Donuts: SCPD

HAUPPAUGE, NY - A homeless man was arrested after lighting a fire and damaging a Hauppauge business earlier this week, according to Suffolk Police.


Wingstop set to open in new retail center

Long Island might get its first crack at Wingstop’s chicken wings in the spring, but the Dallas-based chain isn’t talking.A planned Wingstop franchise will be among four businesses — the first confirmed tenants — headed to New Village Plaza, a shopping center under construction in the 1700 block of


Nassau County Police Officer Accused Of Exposing Himself To Women In Park On Long Island

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)– A veteran Nassau County Police officer is under arrest, accused of exposing himself to women in a Long Island park.


Operator of limo company in crash that killed 20 in state police custody, lawyer says

Hussain has been the operator of the company as directed by the owner, Shahed Hussain, who is Nauman Hussain’s father. Shahed Hussain is out of the country but met with state police investigators for hours after the fatal wreck occurred,according to the Times Union.


Report details affordable housing shortage in Suffolk - TBR News Media

Dean Jones, a resident of the Concern for Independent Living facility in Amityville which is constructing a new project in Port Jeff Station, speaks during a press conference on affordable housing in Suffolk County Oct. 2 flanked on the left by Richard Koubek, chair of the Welfare to Work Commission


Man sentenced to prison for killing two on dirt bike

Christopher Bouchard pleaded guilty in August to the 2017 crash in North Bellport that killed the motorcycle's driver, Keenen King, and passenger Anthony Holmes-Garriques.


Man Shot, Critically Injured Outside Restaurant In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, CT — A man was critically injured after apparently accidentally shooting himself outside of a restaurant in Fairfield on Tuesday night, according to police. An employee at Wings Over Fairfield, located at 2075 Black Rock Turnpike, called 911 shortly at about 9:07 p.m. to report a man was


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Dog Found Roaming In Fairfield, Owner Sought

FAIRFIELD, CT — The Fairfield Animal Control is asking for help locating a lost dog's owner. The dog, a male silky terrier, was found roaming on Park Avenue in Fairfield on Oct. 8, according to the animal control.


The company behind the NY party limousine accident does not operate in Washington state

It turns out party buses and limos have a pretty good record in this state. Still, the state has levied nearly $300,000 in fines to limo and party bus companies since it started regulating them in 2015.And those who operate these party limos or buses say no one wants what happened in New York to hap


Long Island man sentenced to prison in fatal dirt bike crash

Christopher Bouchard, of Mastic, was sentenced on Tuesday after pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter.