Town poised to appoint new council member
Hempstead Town Board members are planning to vote Tuesday on appointing Thomas Muscarella to former Councilman Edward Ambrosino’s seat. Republican ...
Official: Five hurt in carbon monoxide poisoning
Carbon monoxide poisoning left a Bellerose Terrace woman critically ill and landed four others in the hospital early Saturday, officials ...
11 people, 4 cars: Multi-generational households on LI
Eleven people in your home. Four cars parked in your driveway. Higher utility bills. Many Long Islanders experience this during ...
Editorial: Find a better way to dole out pork
Money too often goes to projects favored by the most influential supporters of the most powerful lawmakers, rather than the best proposals.
Nassau spends millions on earmarks for legislators
Nassau County, facing annual budget deficits in the tens of millions of dollars, has earmarked nearly $15 million since 2013 for projects for legislators' districts, including statues and a roller hockey rink.
Study: Arena at Belmont would worsen traffic
The Empire State Development Corporation adopted the environmental impact study of a $1.2 billion plan for the Islanders arena and entertainment complex. Public hearings will be held beginning Jan. 8.
Cops: Man chokes victim, stabs with screwdriver
A Bellerose Terrace man choked his brother and stabbed him with a screwdriver after an argument over barking dogs, Nassau ...
Protesters march against Belmont redevelopment
As the several dozen residents toted signs in front of Belmont Park in Elmont, they offered a vision of the massive project as a misfortune to the surrounding communities.
Why do some FDs still use this old tech? ‘It never fails us.’
The intersection of Flower and Evergreen lanes in New Hyde Park is lit red every night by the soft glow ...
Telegraph fire alarm boxes still used in Nassau
Fire alarm boxes operated by telegraph, first installed in the 1930s but slowly phased out over the decades, are in operation in ...
Letter: More freight would mean more trains
Something was missing from your editorial advocating more use of rail and barges to transport goods to Long Island and ...