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West Babylon Resident Returns To Reopen Bergen Deli

WEST BABYLON, NY - Local resident Tom Pellicane has returned to West Babylon to reopened the Bergen Deli. The deli, located on 605 Bergen Avenue, officially opened its doors to customers on Feb. 1 after a six month closure.


ICYMI: Road Rage Was Cause Of Sunrise Highway Shooting: Report

LINDENHURST, NY - Suffolk Police believe the shooting on Sunrise Highway in Lindenhurst last weekend was a result of road rage, according to a report in Newsday. A 24-year-old man, who has not been identified, was driving a Buick sedan eastbound on the highway near Straight Path when he was shot.


Community reacts to plan to arm school security guards in West Babylon

WEST BABYLON, LI — The West Babylon school board voted Tuesday to have armed security guards at all schools beginning this fall. Students and parents have mixed feelings about the plan.


Despite loss of best player in state, Hills East reaches Suffolk Class AA semifinals

Shane Dean leads the way with 18 points. Half Hollow Hills East was both loud and proud as it issued a statement to the rest of the field in the Suffolk Class AA boys basketball tournament: the Thunderbirds are the two-time defending county champion and the crown is theirs until someone takes it fro


Long Island man caught driving with 53 license suspensions

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N. Babylon Pizzeria Damaged After Fight Between Teens Breaks Out

NORTH BABYLON, NY - A North Babylon pizzeria was damaged after a fight broke out among a group of teens on Thursday afternoon, according to Suffolk Police. Officers responded to an incident at Mangia Pizza on 785 Deer Park Avenue, located across from Marion G Vedder Elementary School, at about 2:45


Suffolk County Legislature Restores Funding to Anti-Gang, Youth, Seniors & Substance Abuse Programs

Suffolk County, NY - February 15, 2019 - At yesterday’s Suffolk County General Meeting, IR# 1012-2019 passed with bipartisan support. The bill restores much needed funding to agencies included in the November’s omnibus amendments to the County Executive’s proposed 2019 budget, which were defeated in


Truck crash closes eastbound Sunrise Highway

The eastbound highway is expected to be closed at County Line Road for an extended period as the tractor trailer is righted, the road cleared of debris and the vehicles towed, police said.


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Five Suspects Busted by NCPD in Connection with Farmingdale Gang Assault

Farmingdale, NY - February 15, 2019 - The Second Squad reports the Arrest of five (5) persons for Gang Assault that occurred on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 10:15 P.M. in Farmingdale.


Overturned Tractor Trailer Shuts Down Sunrise Hwy In Massapequa

An overturned tractor trailer has shut down Sunrise Highway in Massapequa. The tractor trailer overturned at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and County Line Road. The trailer, which appeared to be carrying scrap and garbage, spilled its contents all over the road.


John F. Kennedy Students Spread Love

Students and parents from the John F. Kennedy intermediate school in Deer Park spent Saturday afternoon spreading love. They visited four local nursing homes and distributed roses to over 400 seniors. The students and seniors all enjoyed the day. The students got to see the seniors in action playing


Islip's Bubba's Burrito Bar to close during expansion

Islip Hamlet’s popular Tex-Mex eatery Bubba’s Burrito Bar will close for a short period of time while expansion is underway. As previously reported, the go-to burrito joint in the downtown purchased its neighbor, Anna Re Fine Jewelry, to add more seats, phone lines, kitchen space, and a bar.


Commissioner O'Neill: Second suspect arrested in connection with robbery that led to death of NYPD detective

RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) -- A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the the robbery of a T-Mobile store that led to the friendly-fire death of NYPD detective Brian Simonsen, Police Commissioner James O'Neill confirmed Saturday.


VIDEO: Suffolk Police Seeking Suspect Who Assaulted Wyandanch Woman with Baseball Bat

Wyandanch, NY - February 14, 2019 - Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who assaulted a woman in Wyandanch in November.


Lawyer: Friendly fire suspect made 'apparent effort at police suicide'

The Brooklyn man charged in the friendly fire shooting in Queens that killed a detective from Long Island was apparently determined to commit suicide by cop, his attorney said Friday.


Police Activity Reported In East Islip

EAST ISLIP, NY - Police activity was reported in East Islip on Friday afternoon. Suffolk Police could not confirm what the activity was but did say they were searching for someone.


Heroin Dealer Sentenced For Causing Death Of Wrestling Star

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - A Ridge man was sentenced to prison on Friday after pleading guilty to distributing heroin that caused the death of a 20-year-old Kings Park man last year, according to the U.S. attorney.


Copiague basketball star powered by 2 prosthetic legs

Amaya Williams saw an opening to shoot. It was an opportunity she had waited for her whole life. An opportunity most did not think was possible. But there she was, playing in front of adoring students, faculty and fans in the Copiague High School gymnasium, everyone watching the flight of her three-


Deer Park AP Artists Get Inspired At Advanced Visions

From Deer Park Schools: Deer Park High School seniors and AP art students Samantha Coccaro and James Valencia were recently selected for LIU Post's prestigious exhibit "Advanced Visions 15: High School Artists of Excellence." Their artwork was displayed in early January at the Student Art League gal