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Drought Watch issued for LI

New York State officials on Tuesday announced that Long Island was under a Drought Watch.  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued the watch after consulting with experts from the State Drought Management Task Force. State officials say that citizens are strongly encouraged to voluntarily conserve water Conservation tips for homeowners to reduce outdoor…

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Sharks spotted at LI Beaches

Some Long Island beach-goers were evacuated from the water on Tuesday after multiple shark sightings were reported in Nassau County.  Town of Hempstead lifeguards said they saw a shark near Atlantic Beach on Tuesday.  Newsday says at Jones Beach, a shark sighting was reported at field 6.  Nassau County officials say they plan to step…

Virus Outbreak Chainsmokers Concert

Governor says East End concert broke Covid-19 rules

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekend. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state Department of Health will conduct an investigation into “egregious social distancing violations.” The Saturday night concert was billed…

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More states added to Tri-State travel advisory

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Travelers from 34 states, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, must now quarantine for 14 days when they travel to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Governors of New York and New Jersey announced Tuesday that Illinois, Minnesota, Puerto Rico and D.C. are now now on the…

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Grocery store parking lot assault

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who assaulted another man at a parking lot in Melville last month.  Authorities say a man was attempting to back out of his parking spot at the parking lot of Uncle Giuseppe’s, located at 890 Walt Whitman Road, on April…

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Second heatwave of Summer

Long Islanders on Tuesday will face another hot and humid day.  The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for the Long Island area with temperatures expected to top 90 degrees.  WALK Meteorologist Pat Pagano said that if temperatures top 90 on Tuesday, “we could have our second official heatwave of the 2020 season”.  Pagano…

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PHOTO: Cops search for missing LI teenager

Nassau Police are asking for help in locating a missing teenager.  Officials say 14 year old Donna Michael was last seen on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 12:00pm near her Massapequa house on Nearwater Avenue.  Donna is described as a female white, 5’0” tall, 120 pounds with hazel eyes and brown hair. She was last seen…

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Shark spotted at Long Island Beaches

Beach goers trying to beat the heat on Monday, got quite the scare after several Long Island beaches were evacuated after a shark sighting.  The Town of Hempstead, tweeted on July 27, 2020 that a lifeguard had spotted a shark close to shore at Lido Beach West.  Swimming was prohibited at Civic Beach, Lido Beach,…

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Vandals broke lock and hung Trump flag at Huntington lighthouse

Authorities are investigating after someone broke into the Huntington lighthouse over the weekend and hung a Trump flag.  Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society, President and Director, Pamela Setchell said “they broke into private property to do this… and also jammed the lock so that no one could get into the structure”.  Police are asking anyone with…

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Weekend shooting outside LI mall, cops search for suspect

Authorities are searching for a second suspect wanted in connection with a weekend shooting at a popular Nassau County mall.  Officials say on Saturday afternoon, just after 1pm, two men got into an argument outside the Americana Mall in Manhasset.  Police say the argument was between 22 year old Yri Oluh of Queens and an…

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Teens injured in Ronkonkoma crash

Two teenagers suffered serious injuries Saturday night in a Rononkoma car crash.  Suffolk Police say on July 25, 2020 just before 11pm Ruben Jaden was driving a 2003 BMW 325i westbound on Parr Drive when he made a right turn on Rosevale Avenue and was struck by a northbound 2020 Ford F150 driven by Alec Mislin…