Suffolk County http://wshu.org en Conn and Long Island WWII veterans honored on D-Day http://wshu.org/post/conn-and-long-island-wwii-veterans-honored-d-day <p></p><p>Political leaders and veterans gathered in Normandy Friday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion there. U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut was part of the U.S. Congressional delegation. DeLauro says one of the most moving experiences was meeting U.S. veterans who were there, including Joseph Myjack&nbsp; of Hamden, Connecticut. On Friday, Myjack recalled his experience 70 years ago.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:05:54 +0000 Craig LeMoult & Ebong Udoma & Gabrielle Fonrouge 18677 at http://wshu.org Conn and Long Island WWII veterans honored on D-Day Officials propose new helicopter route http://wshu.org/post/officials-propose-new-helicopter-route <p></p><p>Elected officials on Long Island are urging the FAA to renew an “over-the-water” helicopter route that is set to expire in August. Officials also want to modify the route and make it permanent. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 10:54:56 +0000 Gabrielle Fonrouge 18120 at http://wshu.org Officials propose new helicopter route More Illegal dumping found in Babylon http://wshu.org/post/more-illegal-dumping-found-babylon <p></p><p>The town of Babylon says it has learned of another illegal dumping site, this time in Deer Park. O<span style="line-height: 1.5;">fficials are investigating to see if this latest site is connected to the 32,000 tons of toxic debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in </span>Islip<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 04:58:32 +0000 Gabrielle Fonrouge 17740 at http://wshu.org More Illegal dumping found in Babylon Suffolk Sheriff re-launches tracking program http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-sheriff-re-launches-tracking-program <p>The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office has re-launched a program that tracks people with disabilities who have a tendency to wander off. &nbsp;The relaunch comes after two people in the region died after going missing.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 18:43:03 +0000 Gabrielle Fonrouge 17519 at http://wshu.org Politics mount as more illegal dumping found http://wshu.org/post/politics-mount-more-illegal-dumping-found <p>The Long Island town of Islip said Monday that the air around Roberto Clemente park in Brentwood does not contain asbestos. Air sampling was necessary after officials found 32,000 tons of illegally dumped material there that did contain asbestos. There is now a criminal investigation underway and &nbsp;the issue is also becoming political.</p><p></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 10:33:41 +0000 Charles Lane 17279 at http://wshu.org Politics mount as more illegal dumping found