A slaying in high society
A socialite shoots her husband, and the killing is called a case of mistaken identity.
LI's vaccine volunteers
In 1954, thousands line up to fight polio -- taking the shots felt around the world.
'The Movement' for equality
Polite protests come to an end as Long Island activists accelerate the drive to secure a range of civil rights.
LI Our Story Chapter 8: The Growth of Suburbia
Read Chapter 8 of "Long Island: Our Story" here.
A drug raid on campus
The 1968 police sweep at Stony Brook, a national first of its kind, ignites controversy.
The sewer district stench
For greed, corruption and cost overruns, the Suffolk scandal is at the top of the heap.
How LI teen Elinor Smith flew into history
Elinor Smith was a world-class pilot before she was out of her teens.
Part one of Chapter 7: The Modern Era
Part one of Chapter 7 of “Long Island: Our Story” is available here.
The story of the Big Duck
Born as a creature of commerce, the Big Duck grew to symbolize Long Island.
Part two of Chapter 6: City and Suburb
Read part two of Long Island Our Story Chapter 6: City and Suburb.