A man was killed Friday morning after being struck by a Long Island Rail Road train in Bayport, officials said. The victim, whose name has not been released, was not authorized to be on the tracks when he was hit by an eastbound train at the Bayport Avenue crossing around 9:15 a.m.
The Babylon Village Board will hold a public hearing on March 13 on Local Law #1 which would allow the village to exceed the state’s mandated 2 percent tax cap levy with its budget. Village officials are not indicating it will be necessary as budget creation is just getting started.
More than 850 runners and walkers participated in the West Islip School District's Annual “5K Fun Run and Kid's Dash” this past Sunday. The event, sponsored by the West Islip Health and Wellness Alliance, raised funds for the district’s substance abuse educational programs.
Charges are mounting for the after trying to pose as a "town security guard" to gain access to last week.
For the first time in history, two Sachem alums coached against each other at the Division I level this past weekend. Rutgers coach Brian Brecht's team squared off against Terry Mangan and his boys from Lafayette. Mangan's assistant, Jay Fautas, is also a Sachem alum.
Lt. Michael Murphy, the Navy SEAL and Medal of Honor recipient from Patchogue who was killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2005, was honored Thursday at for his posthumous induction into the NYS Veteran's Hall of Fame .
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Several amateur boxers took one to the kisser Monday, all in the name of charity. Hundreds of Long Islanders cheered on 17 local business leaders, both men and women, who trained, fundraised and put on their gloves to go toe-to toe in the ninth annual Long Island Fight for Charity at the in Melville.