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Suffolk County police are asking for the public's help in finding one or more unidentified people who allegedly stole a gold and black Caterpillar forklift from the Bejay Auto Parts in Riverhead earlier this month.
A flatbed tow truck with a white cab was used to remove the forklift from the premises.
The incident occurred on Aug. 11 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Anyone...Read more »
Nassau bus riders should see some schedule changes starting Sunday.
Nassau Inter-County Express officials said the changes are mostly “minor tweaks” to adjust to the fall school year, including the reinstatement of N6X college service between the Rosa Parks Hempstead Transit Center and Nassau Community College/Hofstra University.
Other schedule changes are aimed at helping NICE riders...Read more »
When ALS patient and Ride for Life founder Christopher Pendergast, of Miller Place, first found out about the ice bucket challenge, the phenomenon that has swept social media and raised millions to fight the disease, he not only wanted to get involved — he wanted to take it to new heights.
The result: More than 500 people came together at Heritage Park in Mount Sinai Tuesday night to participate...Read more »
Long Beach’s four-men competitive lifeguard team earned a first-place award for the second year straight at the National Lifeguard Championships earlier this month in Virginia Beach.
The quartet won the landline rescue relay race, the premiere event of the competition, which is hosted by the United States Lifesaving Association. Long Beach is the first team in 15 years to win back-to-back...Read more »
This is the live Long Island Now post for Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, your source for local breaking news, traffic and transit alerts, weather updates and more.
We've wrapped Tuesday's live coverage, but here's a look at some of the stories Newsday has been following throughout the day.
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The historic La Grange Inn in West Islip is in the first phase of a plan to carefully move the centuries-old building for a new drugstore.
Bulldozers have started tearing down the inn’s newer catering wings and rear addition, part of a compromise between drugstore company CVS and fans of the inn to restore the building and move it to a corner of its lot.
CVS filed an application in 2012...Read more »
WILLISTON PARKStreet fair promises fun for the family
The Williston Day Street Fair, which organizers say will be an event for the whole family, will be held Sunday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. along a nearly two-mile stretch of Hillside Avenue from Willis Avenue east to the Long Island Rail Road.
“Everyone in the village comes out for this and it’s a good time for local business...Read more »
Pizza, the saucy, cheesy, Friday-night go-to meal for many Long Island families, took the spotlight at the 3rd Annual Farmingville Street Fair held Sunday on Portion Road in Farmingville.
For the first time, the event included Pauly’s Pizza Eating Contest, which was born out of a discussion at last year’s fair.
“Not too many street fairs have a pizza eating contest built into it,” said...Read more »
We're wrapping up our live post for Monday, Aug, 25, 2014. Thanks for choosing us as your source for the latest local news, traffic and transit alerts, weather and more.
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GRAND THEFT AUTO STOLEN
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Suffolk County police...Read more »
A baby deer that paid a visit to a East Moriches house that was still under construction found itself trapped Sunday morning inside the home’s basement.
The Suffolk County Police received a call at 11:20 a.m. that the fawn was stuck inside the foundational walls of a property being erected at 116 Sycamore Dr., according to a police spokeswoman.
The police alerted the New York State Department...Read more »