A fire in Roosevelt early this morning leaves 13 families homeless

A fire in Roosevelt early this morning leaves 13 families homeless

14 fire departments respond to fire in Roosevelt early this morning, the fire at the building on Nassau Road began around 1 a.m. A near by car and trailer were also on fire. Police helped evacuate about 15 residents, while an additional 10 to 15 people were evacuated from nearby homes. Thirteen families lost their…

Fatal car crash at Jones Beach

Fatal car crash at Jones Beach

A person was killed this morning when their vehicle crashed into the ‘Welcome to Jones Beach’ monument on the southbound side of the Meadowbrook Parkway Police say the crash happened around 8 a.m. The car involved was traveling at a high rate of speed when it crashed into the sign at Exit M10 of the…

75 percent of NYC restaurants saw revenue fall by at least half in 2020

75 percent of NYC restaurants saw revenue fall by at least half in 2020

A survey by the NYC Hospitality Alliance of hundreds of restaurants, bars and nightclubs in NYC found that 75 percent saw revenue fall by at least half in 2020 over 2019. When asked if they would stay open post-pandemic without financial aid only 15 percent said yes, and nearly half said no. The nonprofit trade…

New York to legalize recreational marijuana

New York to legalize recreational marijuana

New York legislators have reached a deal to approve a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, multiple state officials say. The bill would include provisions to establish license, sales and tax regulations for cannabis products. It would also allow cultivations of a small amount of cannabis for personal use. The bill could be…

 The Long Island Rail Road adding new features to its app

 The Long Island Rail Road adding new features to its app

The Long Island Rail Road is adding several new features to its app to help improving riders’ experience LIRR President Phil Eng says their Train Time app will now give riders information they need like exact passenger counts for every train car and updated train announcements. Riders without the app will also notice several changes…

New Suffolk County vaccination site opens today

New Suffolk County vaccination site opens today

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone will announce the opening of a new Suffolk County vaccination site located at the H. Lee Dennison Building in Hauppauge, NY today . The County Executive will also be honoring members of the Emergency Task Force (ETF) for their extraordinary work and volunteerism helping Long Islanders during the COVID-19 pandemic. (photo Brett…

Jericho turnpike closed for several hours Tuesday

Jericho turnpike closed for several hours Tuesday

Jericho turnpike was closed for several  hours yesterday at the Sunken Meadow Parkway in Commack due to a accident involving a tractor trailer. A driver was airlifted to an area hospital with serious juries, (Photo Inform)

Tanker explosion in Melville

Tanker explosion in Melville

A tanker exploded yesterday  afternoon at a commercial property in Melville. The incident happened just before 1 p.m. At the 110 Sand Company,  west of Route 110. Multiple fire departments responded to the scene and smoke could be seen for miles. No injuries have been reported. (Photo/Jamie Mazzo)