Long Island News

A home in Riverhead, N.Y. on the north shore of Long Island.
Credit Will James

Reports from Terry Sheridan and the Long Island News Bureau staff, a collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

Ways to Connect

Mike Groll / AP

When the legislative session ended on June 21, lawmakers left behind a lot of unfinished business, including a failure to act on ethics reform proposals in light of an economic development scandal in the Cuomo administration.    

Suffolk County Unveils New Pedestrian Safety Program

Jun 26, 2017
Courtesy of Pixabay

The Suffolk County Police Department announced a new program to educate pedestrians and motorists on reducing fatal crashes.  

The Pedestrian Safety and Enforcement Program is a statewide initiative to reduce fatal car crashes involving pedestrians.  

Suffolk Police Commissioner Timothy Sini says pedestrians can now receive a summons for not using a crosswalk when available. Patrol cars will also fine motorists who violate yield signs.  

Beyond My Ken / Wikimedia Commons

The State Senate is likely to confirm Governor Cuomo’s nomination to fill the latest vacancy on the state’s highest court.