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Santa arrives in Stony Brook to kick off holidays
The rain stopped long enough Dec. 2 to allow visitors to Stony Brook Village Center to enjoy The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s 39th Holiday Festival. The festival marked the second year of the Legends and Spies Puppets Procession led by Tom Manuel, president and founder of The Jazz Loft, and
Man Stole Over $500 Worth Of Tools From Commack Lowe's: PD
COMMACK, NY - Suffolk Police are seeking a man who stole merchandise from a Commack store last fall. The man stole a DeWalt reciprocating saw, DeWalt rotary hammer, and Hitachi nail gun from Lowe's on 100 Long Island Expressway, on September 27 at 6:15 p.m.
Fairfield PD: Former girls soccer coach exposed himself
A Fairfield man who police said exposed himself to a girl last month — when he was a girls’ soccer coach in Westport — was arrested over the weekend. David Sharpe, 29, of Warren Avenue in Fairfield was arrested on a warrant Saturday charging him with public indecency and breach of peace, police said
Hundreds of chickens die in Fairfield fire
FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) -- Hundreds of chickens died and a man was rescued from a chicken coop barn fire in Fairfield early Tuesday morning. The fire was reported just before 5 a.m. at the two-story barn on Mine Hill Road.
25 photos from Medford's 2018 Holiday Parade and Christmas tree lighting
Route 112 in Medford was awash in red, green, silver and gold for the Medford Chamber of Commerce’s biggest night of the year: The Holiday Parade and Christmas tree lighting party in the park.
Audit: SBU needs tighter hazmat controls
Stony Brook University’s controls over hazardous materials are “weak” and in need of more security, according to a state comptroller's audit released Monday. The audit, which looked at safety practices at seven State University of New York schools, found that the monitoring and restricting of hazard
Former high school soccer coach arrested for exposing himself to a girl
FAIRFIELD, CT (WFSB) - A former high school girls soccer coach faces a public indecency charge after police said he exposed himself to a girl. David Sharpe, 29, was arrested on Saturday through an arrest warrant.
President Bush’s Service Dog To Return To Long Island Before Heading To Walter Reed Medical Center
SMITHTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A special member of the Bush family stole the show during the ceremonies honoring President George H.W. Bush on Monday. The president’s beloved service dog, Sully, faithfully joined his companion on his final journey.
Stony Brook isn’t tobacco-free — and it shouldn’t be
Stony Brook University banned the use of tobacco products on campus at the start of 2016. Still, the sight of students sucking down smoke around Frank Melville’s old estate is far from uncommon.
Suffolk Cop Shoots Man Who Assaulted Him: Police
PATCHOGUE, NY – A Suffolk County Police officer shot a man who became combative and assaulted the officer early Monday in Patchogue, police said. According to police, a Fifth Precinct officer was in the parking lot of the Fifth Precinct on Waverly Avenue when he heard a call over the radio at 2:15 a