How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment on Long Island

How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment on Long Island

This page is updated as new information becomes available. (East Farmingdale, NY)-  COVID-19 vaccines are now available to all New York residents ages 16 and older.  (Note- 16 & 17 year old’s will need need parental consent to get vaccinated.  Only Pfizer is currently authorized for person’s ages 16 & 17.) All New Yorker’s currently eligible…

NY State extends to-go sale of alcoholic beverages

NY State extends to-go sale of alcoholic beverages

East Farmingdale, NY-  You’ll be able to Taco Tuesday with take out Sangria for at least a few more weeks in New York State.  State officials announced Thursday they would be extending the pandemic provision that allows bars and restaurants to serve to-go drinks through May 6th.  To-go adult beverages must be purchased with the…

Man arrested on drug charges after accidentally losing his stash

Man arrested on drug charges after accidentally losing his stash

East Garden City, NY-  A 40-year-old Franklin Square man was taken into police custody on Thursday on charges including Possession of a Criminal Substance after police say he allegedly lost what’s believed to be his stash of cocaine.  Officials say Jose Espinosa, had an appointment Thursday morning at a medical facility in East Garden City. …

Two workers rescued after carbon monoxide exposure

Two workers rescued after carbon monoxide exposure

Hampton Bays, NY- Two workers were rescued from a job site on Thursday, April 15th in Hampton Bays. Southampton Town police say they received a 911 call around 5pm about an unconscious male at a house on Bay Avenue North.  When responding officers arrived, they found one person unconscious inside the house and another semi-conscious…

Teenager arrested after leaving the scene of a fatal crash

Teenager arrested after leaving the scene of a fatal crash

Central Islip, NY-  Suffolk Police say they arrested a 17-year-old in connection with a fatal car crash that happened on Thursday night in Central Islip.  Officials say the teenager, was traveling eastbound on Locust Ave in a BMW when he struck the passenger side of a southbound Honda Accord.  The impact sent the Honda Accord…

8 people were shot and killed at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis

8 people were shot and killed at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis

East Farmingdale, NY- Eight people were shot and killed at a FedEx facility, in Indianapolis Thursday night.  Police say the shooter then killed himself.  At least four others were hospitalized.  The shooter has not been identified.  The investigation is ongoing.   Photo: This photo taken Wednesday, June 26, 2019 shows a Fed Ex truck parked during…

Bernie Madoff has died in prison

Bernie Madoff has died in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, has died in prison. Madoff’s death at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, was confirmed by his lawyer and the Bureau of Prisons. The lawyer, Brandon Sample, said it was believed he died from natural causes…

Johnson & Johnson vaccine remains on pause

Johnson & Johnson vaccine remains on pause

UNDATED (AP) — Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo a while longer. Distribution of the virus remains on hold after government health advisers said they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual blood clots were linked to the shot — and if so, how big the risk really is.…