Friday Jul 18
Most LI beaches reopen after high bacteria counts subside
An advisory against swimming, issued Wednesday for 66 Suffolk County beaches, has been lifted for 64 of them, with the remaining two closed as a result of elevated bacteria levels, the county health department said Thursday.
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Friday Jul 18
Once homeless and unemployed, woman lands construction job
Erica Prince, a carpenter with the Local 290, works on placing insulation in the ceiling of one of the new apartments inside a building a part of the Wyandanch Rising project on Straight Path, Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Advisory Against Bathing at 66 Suffolk County Beaches
July 16, 2014 - Due to the heavy rainfall, Commissioner James Tomarken, MD, MPH, has issued an advisory against bathing at 66 beaches .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Schumer: Federal Funds to Help Keep Long Island Beaches Clean from...
With Too Many Nassau & Suffolk Beaches Threatened by Poor Water Quality, Senator Pushes to Restore Nearly $10m in 'Beach Act' Funding Washington, DC July 10, 2014 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced his push to restore $9.9 million in Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health Act grant funding which was recently zeroed out ... (more)
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Dickey Betts Cancels Upcoming Shows Due To Illness
The latest ailment was sustained by guitarist Dickey Betts . Betts recently underwent emergency eye surgery that has necessitated the cancellation of planned Dickey Betts & Great Southern dates in Copiague, NY on Friday night and in Enfield, CT on Saturday night.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
South Shore Record
Suspected bank robber arrested
Police say that the man who robbed two Oceanside banks, and at least two other banks in the past month, has been caught.
Police: Copiague Man Drove Drunk With Teenage Daughter in Car
A Copiague man faces a felony DWI charge after he drove drunk with his 14-year-old daughter in his car early Tuesday morning, police said.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Homeless Man Arrested for String of Long Island Bank Robberies
June 28th, 2014 - The Robbery Squad and Suffolk County Patterns Crime Unit report the arrest of a homeless man for a series of bank robberies that began on Friday, 06/06/14 at 1:20 P.M. According to detectives, on Friday, 06/27/14 at approximately 3:46 P.M., Suffolk County Police notified Nassau County Police that a white male subject had attempted ... (more)
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Former NYPD Detective, Copiague Resident Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Tax Fraud Charges
June 26, 2014 - Earlier today, Rafael Astacio, a former detective with the New York City Police Department, pleaded guilty in Central Islip federal court to conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property and filing a fraudulent tax return.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Former NYC detective pleads guilty to involvement in burglary ring
Former NYPD police officer Rafael Astacio, of Copiague, runs out of federal court in Central Islip on Thursday, June 26, 2014.