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Updated All Town of Hempstead South Shore beaches have been closed until further notice because of medical waste washing ashore. "There is an excess of medical waste washing ashore," Town Supervisor Laura Gillen posted on Twitter. "As a former [life]guard, never seen anything like this before." more
over the Nautical Mile, Freeport Fire Department Executive Director Ray Maguire said he was optimistic that the showers would hold off — and they did. By 6 p.m. on Aug. 11, firefighters, … more
Sailing into their 20th year, the U.S. Naval Academy visited Freeport on Aug. 9-12 as a part of the annual summer sailing training program. Right at high tide and a little bit before 8 a.m., five … more
Ten Long Island high school students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds —— including six from Elmont and two from Freeport — recently took part in the Lawrence Herbert … more
For some, it’s been described as a “life-or-death” contest, according Peter’s Clam Bar owner Butch Yamali, but for most it’s just good, clam-eating fun. Now in it’s sixth year, … more
Paul Dean, 44, of Wantagh, a retired NYPD lieutenant, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery last week for his role in approving gun licenses in exchange for gifts, officials at the U.S. Attorney's Office announced on Aug. 16. more
At a recent City Council meeting, Connie Mele, a resident of Laurel Avenue, held her index fingers a foot or so apart as she told Mayor Tim Tenke and council members, “I went out on my deck around … more
Bayville has a storied past of ugly political races and bickering among its leaders. Even so, there was outrage and confusion on Monday, when residents learned that newly elected Mayor Bob De Natale … more
The steamy summer day felt slightly cooler underneath the canopy of trees at the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary Center in Oyster Bay. On Aug. 9, campers and counselors from the center’s Summer … more
The grounds surrounding the Oyster Bay Post Office on Shore Avenue look so different that one might pass the colonial revival building completely before realizing they have walked too far. Not only … more
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