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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 7 PM EST FRIDAY * WHAT…Snow expected. Snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected Thursday, with total snowfall accumulations of 5 to 9 inches by the end of the event on Friday. A light glaze of ice accumulation is possible Thursday Night as well. * WHERE…Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. * WHEN…From 4 AM Thursday to 7 PM EST Friday. * IMPACTS…Travel could be difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…This will be a long duration winter weather event. Light to moderate snowfall is likely early Thursday morning into afternoon. A light wintry mix of sleet and/or freezing rain is possible for a period Thursday evening into Thursday Night, before turning back to light snow on Friday morning and ending in the afternoon or evening.

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  • Shinnecock Nation to Open Casino on Southampton Reservation

    By Ls Cohen   February 17, 2021

    Plans to feature video gaming and Texas Hold ‘Em poker tables.

  • Zombie Buildings Demolished in North Bellport

    By Ls Cohen   February 17, 2021

    Brookhaven Town took down two abandoned buildings on Montauk Highway.

  • Suffolk DA: Wyandanch Man Indicted For Alleged Rape, Burglary During Home Invasion

    By Long Island   February 17, 2021

    Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini has announced the indictment of a Wyandanch man for allegedly raping a victim and burglarizing her home after committing a string of car break-ins in the area.

  • Long Island Housing Data for January 2021 by OneKey MLS

    By Long Island   February 17, 2021

    The January 2021 closed median home price for Long Island, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens housing data recorded on OneKey MLS, was $550,000 representing a 14.80% increase over last year’s reported price of $479,000.

  • Governor Cuomo Announces More than 1 Million New Yorkers Fully Vaccinated with Second Dose

    By Long Island   February 17, 2021

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced more than 1 million New Yorkers have been fully vaccinated after receiving a first and second dose

  • Ha Long Bay Brings Vietnamese Sandwiches to New Hyde Park

    By Ls Cohen   February 16, 2021

    Sandwiches and pho noodle soup featured on the menu.

  • Suffolk DA: Former Huntington Town Employee, Bay Village Trustee Indicted For Alleged Conspiracy, Falsification of Civil Service Application

    By Long Island   February 16, 2021

    Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini has announced the indictment of a former Town of Huntington employee and Village of Huntington Bay trustee for allegedly falsifying his work experience on an application with the …

  • Study: New York is the 2nd Most Expensive State for Car Insurance

    By Long Island   February 16, 2021

    With COVID-19 causing drastic changes in people’s driving habits and personal finances, WalletHub has released a new report on the States with the Cheapest & Most Expensive Car Insurance, along with a review of New …

  • History 19th Century Photo of Family at East Hampton Beach

    By Ls Cohen   February 15, 2021

    This 1800s photo shows vacationers in East Hampton’s Summer Colony.

  • Governor Cuomo Announces COVID-19 7-Day Average Positivity Rate Drops Below 4% for First Time Since November 30

    By Long Island   February 15, 2021

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that New York State’s 7-day average COVID positivity rate dropped to 3.90 percent, the lowest since November 29

  • Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Fugitive from New Jersey

    By Long Island   February 15, 2021

    The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau was recently instrumental in arresting a Fugitive from Justice from Bergen County, New Jersey

  • Mount Sinai Harbor Dredging Project Completed

    By Long Island   February 15, 2021

    Suffolk County’s Mount Sinai Harbor dredging project has officially been completed

  • When It Comes to Selecting the Correct Caregivers for Your Loved Ones, Carepatrol Makes All the Difference

    By Chris Boyle   February 15, 2021

    CarePatrol of Suffolk County specializes in helping to match families with assisted living providers for themselves, their parents, or anyone else who needs a little extra help in their day-to-day lives.

  • Fuel Oil Truck Overturned on Sunrise Highway Leaked Fuel

    By Ls Cohen   February 13, 2021

    During the snowstorm on Super Bowl Sunday, HazMat response team safely pumped out remaining fuel.

  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Opens in Freeport

    By Ls Cohen   February 12, 2021

    First of this chain restaurant in Nassau County joining another in Centereach.

  • Suffolk Bike Co-Op Coasts to Agreement with County for Facility Use

    By Long Island   February 12, 2021

    It will be downhill from here for Brookhaven Bicycle Inc.’s expansion into eastern Long Island following the approval of an agreement allowing the not-for-profit organization use of two Suffolk County facilities within Robert Cushman Murphy …

  • Suffolk DA: Middle Island Man Sentenced to Prison for Attempted Assault on a Police Officer for 2019 Shooting

    By Long Island   February 12, 2021

    Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini has announced the sentencing of a Middle Island man to prison for attempted aggravated assault on a police officer

  • Suozzi Throws Support Behind Schumer Proposal of Grant Program for Struggling Restaurants, Catering Halls, Live Venues

    By Long Island   February 12, 2021

    Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens) announced he is supporting a new proposal led by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-New York) that would create a targeted grant program for struggling restaurants, catering halls, and live entertainment …

  • Winter Break Drive-In Movie Series Opens in Hempstead Town

    By Ls Cohen   February 12, 2021

    Series will feature twelve films open to residents on a first come, first served basis.

  • New Jazz Album of Yiddish Songs Features Local Cantor, Manhattan Transfer Singer Janis Siegel

    By Ls Cohen   February 11, 2021

    Port Jefferson Station synagogue gig helped the project come to fruition.


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  • Chelsea Triola
    Chelsea attended St. Joseph’s College with a Major in English and a concentration in Journalism, and plans on returning …

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