Thursday May 9
$30M ad plan to promote Sandy-hit region
New York State plans to spend $30 million on advertisements encouraging tourists to visit Long Island and other regions damaged by superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene or tropical storm Lee, officials said Thursday.
Cops: West Babylon man charged in shooting
A West Babylon man was arrested and charged with shooting and seriously wounding a Wyandanch man last month, Suffolk police said.
Screen Free Week: put down the remote April 29-May 5
A national celebration where children, families, schools and communities spend seven days reducing time spent on screen-based entertainment media and turning on life.
NY expands self-employment assistance program
New York 's long-term unemployed are now eligible for a state initiative that helps the jobless start businesses, Gov.
Cops: Two shot in head in Wyandanch shooting escape serious injury
Police responding to a 911 call of shots fired on the basketball courts at Wyandanch Park Sunday night found two men who had been struck in the head by bullets -- but said neither wound was serious.