Kidney transplant was LIer's 'new lease on life.' COVID-19 took it from her.
"She always wanted to learn things on her own. She asked me to teach her how to use Venmo a month before her passing," Wai Fong Leung's daughter said.
Despite reopenings, LIers have mixed feelings about going back to movies, gyms
They are concerned about health and safety as industry analysts say fitness centers are at a tipping point and the film business cannot survive on streaming alone amid the pandemic.
Flora Spinosa of Bethpage: Hairdresser for the Rockettes, seamstress
A religious woman, she twice entered a convent to train to become a nun before eventually settling down to raise a family.
Airport mechanic charged with smuggling drugs in plane, feds say
Paul Belloisi, 52, an employee of American Airlines, was described by federal authorities as the "inside man" in the smuggling operation.
Vehicles for bonding: Cars tell stories of LI families
At a smaller (pandemic size) car show on Father's Day weekend in Hicksville, car owners traded compliments and shared stories.
Connie Conte: Dedicated mom who loved to cook
She would host traditional Italian eight-course Sunday dinners and always made her own sauce.
Mary Ann Elizabeth Remigio: Fell in love with Long Island
The mother of three and former college professor moved here from the Philippines. She loved walking around Eisenhower Park, taking in the sights and sounds of summer changing to fall or spring blossoming out of a cold winter.
For LI's Villante, Saturday will be a night of firsts
It's the Levittown product's first fight since the pandemic began, his first UFC fight at heavyweight and the first fight since he became a father.
LIRR weekend service suspended for Carle Place bridge construction
The replacement of the 78-year-old LIRR bridge in Carle Place will mean train service between Mineola and Hicksville will be suspended and nearby roadways closed this weekend.
Cops: Arrest made in stolen ashes burglary
The victim, 82, said someone stole jewelry, a pocketbook, credit cards, her Social Security card, cash — and a gold-colored box that contained her late husband's ashes.