Melville FD Puts on an Educational Show
The Melville Fire Department demonstrated firefighting techniques last Sunday to an appreciative audience.
Gathered in the Kohl's shopping center lot, a crowd of children and adults watched as firefighters put out a car fire, discussed fire safety and gave a close-up look at a firetruck.
Off-Duty Cop Dies in Southern State Crash
An off-duty NYPD officer from West Islip died Thursday morning after he lost control of his car and crashed on the Southern State Parkway, cops said.
According to New York State Police, at 12:56 a.m. Joseph Capo, 27, was driving his 2004 Volkswagen east near Exit 31 when he hit a 2001 Cadillac, flipping his car several times in the accident.Capo was taken to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
New Athletic Fields, Arts Rooms, Lab Included in $26.6M Bond Proposal
The Babylon Board of Education, along with the district's architecture firm, unveiled a $26.6 million bond proposal during a workshop presentation at Babylon Junior-Senior High School on Wednesday night.The plan includes an overhaul to all three district buildings, including roof and window fixes, infrastructure repair and brand-new additions for academic and athletics.
Sen. Schumer: Sign Up Now for Federal Sandy Aid
Federal aid for victims of Hurricane Sandy is on the way and there's more than enough to go around, according to Senator Charles Schumer.Speaking on Thursday afternoon in front of the Sandy-affected Lindenhurst home of Mary Collins and Don Werle on Granada Parkway, Schumer urged residents who had not applied for aid under the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to do so now.