Beaches, parks on LI fill up on cool Memorial Day weekend
The state has mandated a range of measures to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading at recreational facilities, including limiting capacity to 50%.
Keith Bush reflects on year since he was cleared of murder charge
Keith Bush says the coronavirus crisis that has kept Long Islander's inside their homes for months gives them a glimpse of what his time in prison was like.
Police: Driver seriously hurt in West Islip crash
The 65-year-old Babylon man was driving east on Montauk Highway Saturday night when his car left the road and struck a tree, Suffolk police said.
Long Beach man charged with beach pass fraud, cops say
Damian Davidson allegedly sold two seasonal passes to an undercover police officer for hundreds of dollars more than they are worth.
LIRR has record on-time performance, with fewer riders
The LIRR's on-time performance for April was 98.3% — the highest of any month since the railroad adopted the metric in 1979 — according to figures released last week
Forecast: Sunny and cool, rip current warning
The COVID-19 pandemic will not be the only thing discouraging Long Island beachgoers from hitting the waves today, as there is cooler than average weather and a rip current warning in the forecast.
Hangin' in the Hamptons: Memorial Day weekend 2020
Looking for a Hamptons fix? We're spotting sunbathers, celebrities, club-goers and more on the East End all summer long.
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.
NYC residents escaping virus may boost East End school enrollment
New York City residents have taken to the East End since lockdown began in March and are telling city school administrators they may not return.
Pandemic spurs homeowners to install backyard pools
"I figured if it's going to be a staycation for us this year, why not have at least something to dip your toes in," said Rob LoDolce, 45, of Lindenhurst
Suffolk police say they have identified Gilgo Beach victim
The Suffolk County Police Department announced it has positively identified a woman whose remains were found on Gilgo Beach in 2011 and in Manorville in 2000 and until now had only been known as "Jane Doe No. 6."