Happy birthday LIE: 'The world's longest parking lot' turns 50

The Long Island Expressway brought together previously unconnected towns, villages and hamlets even when they didn't want to be.

Schumer: Reverse IRS tax hikes for new septic systems in Suffolk

Suffolk homeowners who used a federal grant program to replace aging septic systems were taxed by the IRS because the agency said the funds should be considered taxable income.

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Longtime Nassau County Health Commissioner Dr. Lawrence E. Eisenstein resigns

Eisenstein, who has been health commissioner since 2009, informed officials of his decision Sunday.

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Heavy rain expected today but sunshine returns for the rest of the work week, NWS says

Monday night the skies will clear and Tuesday will be sunny and around 80 degrees, the first of several sunny days before the chance of weekend rain, forecasters said.

Meet the 5 sets of twins who have been in school together for 14 years

The twins have been together from preschool through high school and graduated with a ceremony on Saturday. Newsday TV's Steve Langford reports. 

Aging Smithtown nature center may need $1 million in repairs, officials say

The Sweetbriar Nature Center has rattling windows, broken floor tiles and shutters, and outbuildings that are leaning with age, volunteers say 

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Her dad's Purple Heart was found at a yard sale. She never knew it existed.

"I'm overwhelmed with joy," said Lynn Bryson, who traveled from her home in Seattle to Long Island this weekend to collect her father's Purple Heart in Riverhead. "And I feel Dad's presence here today also," she added.

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