The number of home burglaries in Sayville and Bayport between January and mid August of this year has more than doubled when compared to the same time period in 2011, and local police are boosting enforcement in response to the increased activity.
They once helped support more than 100 commercial floors, but now two beams recovered from the collapse of the Twin Towers has come to Holtsville to lend a different kind of support. The Holtsville Fire Department dedicated the lengths of steel, arranged to look like the Twin Towers in a sober ceremony Tuesday, on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
The Village of Lindenhurst honored those residents who lost their lives on 9/11, as well as the first responders and civilians who lost their lives in the 11 years since that tragic day after helping at Ground Zero and serving in the military.
Assemb. Joseph Saladino, R-Massapequa, will move on as Republican voters chose him in a primary election on Thursday over challenger Richard Young, R-West Islip, for nomination as candidate for the Ninth Assembly District this November.
Deer Park-North Babylon
Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man they say burglarized The Barn in North Babylon last month.
Half Hollow Hills
A man distracted by a cold drink spilling on his lap while driving in Melville crashed into another vehicle Wednesday morning, police said.
A West Islip teen riding his bicycle in town Tuesday night was hit by a car and is now in critical condition in the hospital, police said.
The demolition of the final section of the vacant Swezey's department store in Patchogue Village took place Tuesday morning at the Four Corners intersection of North Ocean Avenue and Main Street.
Three suspects believed to be involved in a string of burglaries in Sayville and Holtsville were arrested on Tuesday in Medford.