Police: Man stole van, drove drunk and crashed it in Westbury

A New Cassel man stole a car and drove it while intoxicated on Aug. 9 around 4 p.m., later crashing into a pole in Westbury, police said. He was sent to a local hospital and now faces charges of …

7/11 vandal arrested after crashing his motorcycle, police say

Police arrested a Levittown man who vandalized a 7/11 on Newbridge Road in East Meadow on Aug. 12 before speeding down Newbridge Road on a motorcycle and crashing it near Poppy Street, according to a …

EMFD responds to 6 house fires in under 40 minutes

The evening of August 7 started like most others for EMFD's bravest unwinding at home from a day's work. But with chaotic weather systems moving towards our region, EMFD volunteers were also …

EMFD to host 6th Battalion Parade and Drill on Aug. 25

To commemorate the East Meadow Fire Department's 88th year of service to our community, and honor this year's 6th Battalion Chairman Ex Chief Robert V. Hughes of East Meadow, we are proud to host the …

EMFD raises power line safety awareness

It’s that time of year . . . lightning storms are more prominent and hurricane season is among us. But how much do you know about a downed power line?Each year, dozens of people throughout the …

Education

Cold Spring Harbor Lab: Where science, technology and art meet

Educators from the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences started to gather in Cold Spring Harbor in 1890 to conduct marine biology studies and hold classes over the summer, living in cottages and …

Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival set for its fourth year at Jones Beach

The Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival, set for Aug. 18 and 19 at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater, has made its mark for amalgamating a lineup of rising, indie acts and chart-topping pop …