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  • Driver arrested for Long Island hit-and-run that killed college student

    LEVITTOWN, Long Island — Nassau County police have made an arrest in the Levittown hit-and-run that killed an 18-year-old girl in November, police announced Sunday. Daniel Coppolo of Deer Park, 31, has been arrested in connection to the death of Taranjit Parmar. The two got into a minor fender bender on the Hempstead Turnpike on Nov. 11 just before 5 p.m.  When Parmar exited her vehicle to exchange information with Coppolo, he allegedly struck her with his red pickup truck, dragging her […]

  • Children at LI hospital treated to Thanksgiving feast

    NASSAU COUNTY, LI — A hospital on Long Island is continuing its tradition of 35 years — treating its young patients to a Thanksgiving feast. Doctors at Nassau University Medical Center on Long Island brought holiday cheer to their young patients for the 35th year on Wednesday. Pediatric patients on various floors and units were treated to turkey and all the typical Thanksgiving trimmings over the course of two days. “(It’s) to get them out of the mindset that they’re in a […]

  • Donations for victims of Mexico quake accepted in Long Island

    LONG ISLAND — Leaders on Long Island are organizing donation drives for the victims of a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico earlier this week, killing hundreds and devastating many areas. Donations can be brought to the following places: Adelante of Suffolk County in Central Islip Smithtown Nissan in St. James Little Mexico Restaurant in Centereach Flanders Ambulance in Flanders Fine Fairs Supermarket in Copiague St. Rosaria Church in Hampton Bays Ultimate Sweat Zone in Brentwood C Town Supermarket […]

  • ‘US Open Experience’ serves up early taste of the tennis classic

    USTA is hosting ‘US Open Experience’, a two-day tennis fan festival free to the public, with the Seaport District NYC transformed to replicate the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center featuring a recreation of the famed Unisphere at one end of Schermerhorn Row and anchored by a performance stage and ‘roofed’ court at the north end. The event includes appearances by current and former tennis players, tennis demonstrations, photo opportunities with the US Open Trophies, celebrity chefs, food and coffee sampling, music and entertainment.  

  • Long Island lifeguard honored for 50 years on the job

    A Long Island lifeguard was honored Friday by the town of Oyster Bay for his 50 years of service. John McGovern has sat in the lifeguard chair at Tobay Beach since 1967 and has made more than 1,000 rescues in his career.

  • NY triplets born with rare skull malformation make medical history

    STONY BROOK, N.Y. — A set of New York triplets has made medical history by being the first born with a rare skull malformation, and to be the first to receive corrective surgery. Newsday reports the three 6-month-old boys — Hunter, Jackson and Kaden — underwent successful surgeries at Stony Brook University Hospital on Long Island when they were 2 months old. On Monday, doctors and first-time parents Michael and Amy Howard, of Center Moriches, talked about the surgeries during […]

  • PIX11 presents Embedded: Inside the Nassau County Police Department

    It is one of the most divisive issues of our time: the interaction between local police and the communities they protect. So, what type of training do recruits get before they become police officers? PIX11 video journalist Keith Lopez gives our viewers a unique perspective of how one local department takes ordinary citizens and trains them to be police officers. For the last seven months, the Nassau County Police Department gave Lopez a never-before-seen perspective on what it takes to […]

  • LI artist covers wall with Pokemon, inspirational messages

    GREENLAWN, N.Y. — An artist is bringing messages of peace, unity and safety to one Long Island community through Pokemon. Andaluz The Artist is a self-proclaimed gamer who was inspired by the widespread craze of Pokemon Go. He decided to paint a giant mural, full of 151 first generation Pokemon characters and inspirational messages sprinkled throughout. “I’ve been waiting to paint the side of the building and wasn’t sure what to do,” Andaluz told Patch. “It was the perfect opportunity.” Andaluz […]

  • Paralyzed patients gets opportunity to surf through Stony Brook University program

    LONG ISLAND — Out on Long Island, Stony Brook University and empower SCI teamed up to offer those who have suffered spinal cord injuries a chance to develop the skills they need for an independent life. The program capped off its two-week program by giving 11 paralyzed patients a surf session. The two-week program runs every summer at Stony Brook University and also offers individual and group therapy for people with spinal cord injuries.

  • Cessna carrying 2 people crashes, catches fire at Brookhaven Airport

    SHIRLEY, New York – A small plane with two people aboard crashed at Brookhaven Airport Friday, bursting into flames after the occupants managed to escape. The plane ignited after the pilot crashed while landing on the northern end of the runway around 10:12 a.m., according to officials. The pilot and the passenger of the Cessna 152, two men who haven’t been identified, ran from the plane and weren’t hurt. Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board officials are investigating.