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Back from duty in Afghanistan, Islip supervisor Tom Croci faces challenges in his own town
Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci, recently back from a year-log deployment in the U.S. Navy, talks to reporters during a press conference at Islip Town Hall on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
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3 hrs ago
1st Positive West Nile Test of Season in Suffolk
West Nile virus is present in birds and bugs in Suffolk, but its presence is not yet confirmed in people, according to health department officials in Suffolk.
7 hrs ago
Suspect Held in Death of Medford Mom
A Mastic man is behind bars at the Suffolk Count Jail today after pleading not guilty to murder charges in the death of young Medford Mom Sarah Goode.
11 hrs ago
Senate race in Brookhaven and Islip getting dicey for Republicans
Even though political parties filed petitions late last week for their designated candidates to get on the November ballot, contenders still have three days to change their minds.
22 hrs ago
Impossible to know health threat during dumping at Brentwood Park, officials say
An analysis of contaminated fill at a Brentwood park found levels of pesticides, metals and other toxins that Suffolk officials say are not high enough to present a current health risk -- but they acknowledge it's impossible to know the health threat while the dumping occurred.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
What Long Island beach is best for wedding photos?
My daughter is getting married in August and would like to take her wedding photos at a beach location after the ceremony, but truly does not know where to go.
Nursing home worker steals necklace from patient, cops say
A nursing home employee from Wyandanch has been charged with stealing a dementia patient's gold necklace and pawning it for cash, Suffolk police said Friday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
MTA, Nassau County & Town of Islip make LIRR strike contingency plans
The Metropolitan Transit Authority has announced the agency's contingency plan in the event of a Long Island Rail Road strike.
Black Kos, Week In Review
Rick Antonius Kittles is an American biologist specializing in human genetics. He is of African-American ancestry, and achieved renown in the 1990s for his pioneering work in tracing the ancestry of African Americans via DNA testing.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Bellone Invites Residents to Inventors Showcase
July 9, 2014 - Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites residents to explore creative new works to the July15 meeting of the Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club where inventors will showcase their ideas.
LIRR Commuters, Community Leaders and Local Businesses to Join Islip ...
July 10, 2014 - Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane Jr. and Long Island Road Commuter Council President Mark Epstein will join LIRR commuters and officials from the Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce at a press conference, Friday July 11, 2014 at 11:00 am, Ronkonkoma LIRR station, to discuss the economic impact of the threatened LIRR strike .
Police: Missing East Islip Man Was Living in Home Filled With Human Waste
The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing East Islip man who suffers from bipolar disorder and hasn't been seen in several months.
Old Field's former treasurer pleads guilty to stealing village funds
During the three years Andrea Brosnan, of Port Jefferson, was village treasurer, the five-member village board, led by Mayor Michael Levine, failed to review bank statements, approve disbursements or require her to submit monthly financial reports, the office of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in an audit of village records.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Feds: Floral Park man videotaped sex acts with underage boys
The FBI says Vincent Calamia, 48, who owns Frankie & Vinnie's bar on Jericho Turnpike in Floral Park, was arrested on charges of producing child pornography.
Former major league SS Tom Veryzer dies
Tom Veryzer, who played a dozen years in the major leagues and was Detroit's shortstop before Alan Trammell took over in the late 1970s, has died.
631 area code relief plan hearings set by Public Service Commission
With assignable phone numbers carrying the 631 area code projected to be depleted by early 2016, the state Public Service Commission is planning four public statement hearings July 15 and 16 in Suffolk County, where residents can comment on two proposed approaches for area code "relief."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Islip Supervisor Tom Croci rebukes town leadership in dumping scandal
Islip Supervisor Tom Croci Tuesday rebuked town leaders and the oversight that led to the illegal dumping of thousands of tons of contaminated debris in town while he was deployed in Afghanistan.
Islip Supervisor Tom Croci addressing town issues in conversation with News 12 Long Island
A week after returning from a tour of duty in Afghanistan, Islip Supervisor Tom Croci is discussing the state of his town with News 12 Long Island .