Long Island

Massive Brown Tide On Long Island Finally Clears

Aug 2, 2017
Seth Wenig / AP

One of the largest brown tides in Long Island history, which extended from Southampton into Nassau County, has finally cleared in the Great South Bay, meaning safety for local marine life.

Ricardo Arduengo / AP

As part of New York State’s effort to double the number of medical marijuana dispensaries, Long Island will get four new dispensaries.

Frank Eltman / AP

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men’s soccer team will not be playing this fall. An ongoing investigation into a sexual misconduct incident has led the academy to suspend all scheduled games.

Tim Mueller / AP

Red light cameras in Suffolk and Nassau Counties appear to have made better drivers out of Long Island residents, resulting in fewer accidents.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced a draft plan that would allow the county to share services with towns and villages in order to meet a deadline set by Governor Andrew Cuomo.