Wall Street Journal
Is it Passover or Spring Break? For Some Affluent Observers, It's Both
On Tuesday night, Jews will gather for their second Passover Seder and ask the age-old question: "Why is this night different from all other nights?" Passover, the eight-day celebration when Jews recall their ordeal as slaves under the pharaoh and their Exodus from Egypt, has traditionally emphasized hearth and home.
Dry Windy Conditions Spark Brushfires Across Region
The National Weather service issued a warning earlier today that low humidity, gusty 18 to 20 mile per hour winds and this month's low precipitation posed an elevated risk of wildfires.
East End Brush Fires Doused Despite Fierce Winds
The weather was windy and conditions were hot on Long Island's East End as first responders battled brush fires for much of Wednesday afternoon.
State Sen. Phil Boyle pushes for new anti-heroin bill
State Sen. Phil Boyle is pushing for legislation that would make it a felony to be caught with 50 bags or more of heroin, a bill modeled from the testimony of Suffolk County law enforcement at a public hearing on prescription drug and heroin abuse.
Closed in Huntington: Buoy One
Buoy One on Main Street in Huntington has closed. The offshoot of a Riverhead restaurant, which also has a Westhampton branch, opened last spring but didn't quite make it to a year.