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Crews battle fire at restaurant and apartment on Jericho Turnpike

Crews battle fire at restaurant and apartment on Jericho Turnpike

Multiple Fire Departments responded to a fire Thursday afternoon on Jericho Turnpike.  Nassau Police say they received a 9-1-1 call at 12:40 on August 27, 2020, about a fire at Piccola Bussola on Jericho Turnpike in Mineola.  Police say when they arrived flames engulfed the restaurant and the apartment above the restaurant.  Cops say it…

Mets and Marlins walk off the field in protest

Mets and Marlins walk off the field in protest

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets and Miami Marlins jointly walked off the field after a moment of silence, draping a Black Lives Matter T-shirt across home plate as they chose not to play. Mets outfielder Dominic Smith — a Black man who wept Wednesday night while discussing the shooting by police of…

Cuomo announces plan for Colleges if Covid-19 cases surge

Cuomo announces plan for Colleges if Covid-19 cases surge

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, announced details for how colleges in New York State, will handle a rise in Covid-19 cases.  Cuomo said his office will require schools to switch to remote learning for two weeks when cases surge. Under the new guidance, if colleges have 100 cases or if the number of…

Bicyclist critically injured in Smithtown crash

Bicyclist critically injured in Smithtown crash

A bicyclist was seriously injured Wednesday morning in Smithtown.  Suffolk Police say on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, just before 9am, a 51 year old woman was riding her bicycle northbound on Edgewood Avenue, east of Landing Avenue when she was struck by a northbound 2019 Subaru.   The woman was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital…

Police search for missing Long Island teen

Police search for missing Long Island teen

Police are searching for a missing Long Island teen.  According to Nassau County Police, 15 year old Elian Sime, was last seen leaving his residence on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm in Roosevelt.  Elian is described as a Hispanic male, 5’6” tall, 150 lbs., with brown eyes, brown hair, an average build and…

An early morning crash caused big delays Thursday on the L.I.E.

An early morning crash caused big delays Thursday on the L.I.E.

Long Island commuters faced big delays Thursday morning on the Long Island Expressway after police closed all lanes westbound in Melville by Route 110 because of a serious motor vehicle accident.  Suffolk County Police say around 3:15AM on Thursday, August 27, 2020, Alex Sahastume-Rivera was driving a 2020 Jeep Wrangler westbound on the Long Island…

AP: Justice Department sent letter to NY Governor seeking data on Covid-19 nursing home deaths

AP: Justice Department sent letter to NY Governor seeking data on Covid-19 nursing home deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department sent letters to governors of New York and three other Democratic-led states seeking data on whether they violated federal law by ordering public nursing homes to accept recovering COVID-19 patients from hospitals. Those actions have been criticized for potentially fueling the spread of the virus. Prosecutors said their…

Police search for missing Long Island girl

Police search for missing Long Island girl

Police are searching for a missing Long Island girl.  According to Detectives, 14 year old Shekira Schenck, was last seen at a friend’s house in Uniondale on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 around 2:45 AM.  Shekira is described as a black female, 5’9″ tall, 125lbs. Nassau Police request anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Shekira…

MTA workers demanding better safety measures

MTA workers demanding better safety measures

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Unions representing New York transit workers are demanding better safety measures and more access to protective gear as more businesses and schools re-open their doors. MTA Chairman Patrick Foye told lawmakers at a Tuesday legislative hearing that subway ridership remains three-quarters below pre-pandemic levels. It’s an unprecedented drop for a mass…

A Bay Shore teenager was injured during Central Islip drive by shooting

A Bay Shore teenager was injured during Central Islip drive by shooting

Authorities say a Bay Shore teenager was injured Tuesday night in a Central Islip drive by shooting.  According to officials, on August 24, 2020, 17 year old Jaheim Anthony of Bay Shore was standing in front of 10 East Suffolk Avenue, when he was struck in the leg by one of several gunshots fired from…

A Greenlawn woman was injured after gunshots were fired outside her home

A Greenlawn woman was injured after gunshots were fired outside her home

A Greenlawn woman was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning after police say, that she took a bullet in the hip.  Authorities say gunshots were fired on Stuyvesant Street near Broadway just after midnight on August, 25, 2020, and at least one bullet entered the victims home.  The 28 year old female victim was…