LIPA OKs plan to power thousands of sewer pumps
The project is part of a Suffolk County project to reduce nitrogen in flood-prone areas.
Teen's organization brings joy with toys for kids with special needs
Michael Dicpinigaitis was inspired after watching a video of a child with cerebral palsy play with a toy using an adaptive switch.
Renowned SBU research scientist dies
N.S. Ramamurthy also helped create a national resource on Indian literature, politics, language and the arts. “He was selfless, completely selfless. No boasting, no ego. Those kinds of people are very rare.”
Cops name boy, 7, who was killed in hit-and-run crash
Police are seeking help in locating the vehicle and driver that hit the boy, who they say "wandered out of his residence" unattended and made his way to Sunrise Highway.
State Police: 1 dead in Southern State Parkway crash
The 23-year-old man lost control of his car on westbound Southern State Parkway, struck another car, then crashed into a stand of trees along the shoulder of the road, State Police said.
June weather preview: Summer finally arrives
June, a month celebrated by poets, students and those self-quarantined indoors.
Spike in fatal drug overdoses linked to pandemic, officials say
An alarming spike in fatal drug overdoses on Long Island is linked to the pandemic, law enforcement and health officials said.
Cost of Living
How first-time home buyers navigate high costs
First-time home buyers on Long Island are finding creative ways to afford the biggest purchase of their lives.
Unraveling the mystery of LIers' hospital bills
A new federal mandate calls for hospitals to post their prices online. But lists of costs show that the medical world speaks a language all its own.
11 people, 4 cars: Multi-generational households on LI
A record 20 percent of the U.S. population lived in multigenerational households in 2016, according to the latest census data, up 5.6 percent from 2014.
Survey: LIers hurt by lack of doctors, insurance
Suffolk residents said not knowing how to find available doctors was one of the biggest obstacles to obtaining health care.
In one protest, more than 2,000 people of all races and ages gathered in Mineola in front the county's headquarters, calling for an end to institutionalized racism. Read more
Janison: Trump has drained the credibility he now needs
President Donald Trump may lack the credibility he needs to convince Americans he's really steering the U.S. through the latest mega-crisis on his watch.
'We can destroy racism,' says famed educator at NAACP event
Jane Elliott, a former teacher who gained fame after a 1968 anti-racism exercise dividing her third-grade Iowa classroom by eye color, urged Long Islanders to fight racist ideology.