Tag: Suffolk

Doctor says improving condition of Suffolk cop injured in suspected DWI crash

The doctor overseeing his care said Monday that the condition of a Suffolk County police officer who suffered life-threatening brain injuries in a crash that authorities said was caused by a drunk driver is no…

County bike-sharing program seeks expansion in Southwold

Southold officials are considering whether to allow a county-wide bike-sharing program to expand into the city by installing multiple bike racks on city property. Chris Damon, co-founder of PedalShare, the official operator of Suffolk County’s…

Outlook: Mixture of sun and mist with highs in the mid-40s

Meteorologists said Monday begins the work week under overcast skies, before giving way to the sun, which should raise thermometers into the mid-40s, although gale-force winds may develop this afternoon. “The winds will make the…

Experts: encounters likely to fuel COVID surge on LI; Omicron effect is unknown

Experts said Sunday that Thanksgiving gatherings and the upcoming holiday season gatherings will likely add to the ongoing spike in COVID-19 cases, but the potential impact of the newly discovered coronavirus variant on Long Island…

Babylon Superintendent: Suffolk cops inspect ‘loud blast’ off Lindenhurst

The noise, described by a Babylon superintendent as “a thunderous bang,” sent Suffolk police Sunday morning into the vicinity of Fox Island off Lindenhurst, he said. The police had no information other than that they…

Empty shelves, shipping delays: Pharmacists feel supply chain problems

Pharmacists on Long Island say they are dealing with longer waiting times for medical equipment and a smaller stock of common over-the-counter drugs, mainly due to a supply chain crisis that has halted the movement…

Long Island forecast: Chance of rain, then dry through Wednesday

Snow showers are likely Sunday morning in Long Island with clouds and a chance of rain and gale-force thunderstorms overnight, then dry conditions through Thursday, the National Weather Service said. Any snow on Sunday “will…

Seniors Tools to Stay Connected Get a Technology Upgrade

Jacqueline Watkins’ mobile phone rarely leaves her side. “I hear in the cell better than the land line, and because I keep it close to me, I can respond to it right away,” said the…

Whitman vs. Masabeca: Two Powers Battle for the Long Island Title

The Massapequa football team has not played in a Long Island Class I championship game since 1998. Whitman’s football team did not attend the Long Island Championships. They will gather at noon on Friday to…

Port Jeff’s Elijah Riley has impressed the Gates’ defensive coaches

Elijah Reilly didn’t need much time to make a good impression on the Gates coaches. The Jets signed the Port Jefferson producer and former Newfield star from the Eagles coaching team on November 9, and…

An early review of the South Fork Wind Farm project found a lack of energy during peak summer periods

LIPA went ahead in 2017 with the South Fork Wind Farm project despite internal findings that its ability to produce energy during critical summer peak times would be limited to about half the days needed,…

Greenport Church offers hope and a way out of the cold

On a recent night when temperatures plunged into the 30s, an ever-increasing group of people in need of shelter headed to a parish hall at St. Agnes’ Roman Catholic Church in Greenport. It’s an unfortunate…

How a one-handed TD fishing turned Whitman into a believer

Whitman football coach Ruben Rosa easily identified the moment when his program turned into a winner. “It happened in an almost impossible hunt that you had to imagine to believe,” he said. “A one-handed grab…

‘They just need love’: Thanksgiving volunteers prepare meals for those in need

Spending a few hours to volunteer for a food drive has become a Thanksgiving tradition for Sam-Karis Oghenekome to get into the holiday spirit. “It’s an opportunity to give back to the community and the…

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade returns, full of crowds

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which was canceled a year ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, is back. Hoisting his father’s shoulders behind barricades on Sixth Avenue near 41st Street, James Basnat of Huntington, 3, shrieked…