The Merrick school District has closed the Cubs Cave —a multipurpose room at Levy Lakeside School — after elevated levels of mercury were found there, according to a letter sent to …
An NYPD officer from Oceanside is charged with allegedly asking her boyfriend to help her hire a hitman to murder her ex-husband and an underage girl, according to law enforcement officials.
Shaun Sullivan, of Merrick, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud on Tuesday. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, Sullivan sent fraudulent …
Baldwinite Ursala Lipitz thought at first that the use of inhumane — and possibly illegal — foot traps on neighborhood cats was an isolated incident. About three weeks ago, Lipitz took one off a …
Long Beach police are investigating an incident that occurred on West Beech Street Friday morning in which a man was severely injured in a possible chemical mishap. Police Commissioner Mike …
A 76-year-old Lawrence resident allegedly had $296,000 stolen from him through a scheme that had him transferring money into several fraudulent accounts, police said.
Known for her role in the 1970s television show “Mod Squad” and as the mother of actresses Rashida and Kidada Jones, Lawrence native Peggy Lipton died on May 11 of colon cancer, according to her daughters. Lipton was 72.
Rockville Centre’s Crystal Dunn was among 23 players to be named to the U.S. Women’s National Team for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France next month.
For 125 years, under the leadership of eight pastors, the Catholic parish of St. Joachim’s Church in Cedarhurst has served parishioners in its home community and in the surrounding hamlets and villages of the Five Towns.
For the past few weeks, State Sen. Jim Gaughran has been spending quality time on the Long Island Rail Road, riding to and from local stations, talking to constituents on the platforms and trains and …
Lillian Alvarez was prepared to attend her second Village of Valley Stream Camporee in June — her mother had signed the permission slip and was ready to pay the $15 camping fee — when she discovered on April 16 that the Girl Scouts won’t be allowed to attend the annual event this year.
Students at Holy Trinity High School in Hicksville recently took part in the ‘Faith in the Public Square’ initiative, which asks students to do good works. During Holy Week, the students prepared …
Almost 40 women gathered at Temple Hillel on April 3 to decompress from their Passover preparations, which include destroying or selling leavened food, cleaning appliances and setting the table for the first two Seders. During the Seders — which are held on the first and second night of the holiday — Jews eat matzo, read the story of Exodus, drink four cups of wine and sing songs.
After the #MeToo movement exploded into the national consciousness in 2017 and 2018, New York state lawmakers recently proposed no fewer than 11 bills to strengthen the state’s sexual harassment laws.
Once upon a generation or so ago, there were people, mostly women, who specialized in guilt. Since I would feel too guilty singling out any age group or ethnicity, let me just say that some women were born to it.
Once every 10 years, state legislatures across the country play a game known as reapportionment. After the federal census is completed, your elected state legislators will decide . . .
It seems every politician under the sun is scrambling to deal with the out-of-control costs of higher education in the U.S. And with good cause.