Teens’ gunplay takes a fatal turn

Derek Cosme, 15, of Glen Cove, died on Aug. 2 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said the boy and two friends were playing with a licensed, loaded handgun at a house on Williams Street when …

Man arrested in Glen Cove by ICE during Operation SOAR

On Tuesday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Enforcement Removal Operations said it arrested 32 convicted sexual offenders throughout Long Island, including a 36-year-old Salvadoran man …

A life cut short by addiction

One afternoon in February 2009, when Mario Marra was supposed to take his boys to a WWE wrestling event in New York City, he began to complain of chest pains.

At Garvies, a bird-friendly backyard garden is born

Despite decades of suburban development, the North Shore of Long Island is still blessed with sloping inlets, upland meadows, brackish salt water shores, and pockets of woodland that constitute …

Man sentenced to nine years for selling 600 bags of heroin in Glen Cove

Jeffrey Ventura, 30, of Corona, Queens, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for selling hundreds of bags of heroin and multiple bags of cocaine in Glen Cove in 2016. On Oct. 25, 2016, Ventura was found during a traffic stop in Glen Cove with roughly 600 bags of heroin, 19 bags of cocaine and packaging material. The drugs were located inside a trap in a Nissan Maxima when the entire center console was lifted up.