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  • Long Island police taught to use new ‘rescue stick’

    Nassau County Aviation and Marine Bureau Units hosted interagency training with the Suffolk County Police Department Wednesday so police could learn to use new “rescue sticks.” The sticks deploy into personal flotation devices upon contact with water; they’re used to aide in the rescue of people in the water who need help. These rescue sticks can be deployed from a helicopter, marine vessel or from land.

  • child, 2 adults struck by vehicle in Nassau County crash

    FREEPORT, NY — A child and two adults were injured in a Monday afternoon crash in Freeport, police said. The child was airlifted to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, sources said. Video from the scene showed the vehicle is partially on curb. A street sign snapped from the sidewalk is visible on the ground in front of vehicle. Video also shows a soccer ball under the front of the vehicle. The passenger side of the front windshield was […]

  • Female aeropilot to perform at Bethpage Air Show

    JONES BEACH, N.Y. — Thousands of people heading to the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach this weekend will be witnessing a first when they look skyward. World-renowned aerobatic aviator Sean Tucker has added a special guest to his routine and it’s just not any wing “man.” Videojournalist Keith Lopez introduces us to the only female civilian flying on a formation aerobatic team — Jessy Panzer. The air show runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Jones Beach.

  • Long Island veteran and struggling single mom gets surprised with new car

    ROCKY POINT, Long Island – One local veteran and single mom of two is getting some much-needed relief. Ludmilla Lamothe, who has been struggling without a vehicle, was surprised with a newly refurbished car by Caliber Collision and GEICO on Tuesday. The assistance for the local U.S. Army veteran comes after she’s been without reliable transportation for a year. She’s been having a hard time getting back on her feet after her vehicle was totaled in an accident last year. […]

  • Here’s what it took to prepare Bethpage for the PGA Championship

    All eyes of the golf world are focused on Long Island this week as the 101st PGA championship comes to Bethpage State Park and its world renowned Black Course. Local officials began planning for the tourney six years ago and say they are ready for the more than 200,000 fans that are expected to converge on the public course. Video journalist Keith Lopez has this behind the scenes preview.

  • Golfers camp out to play the Black course at Bethpage State Park before the PGA Championship

      FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — What would you do to play a round of golf on a public course that’s about to host the top golfers in the world? With the 101st PGA Championship coming to Bethpage State Park this week, hundreds of fanatics from around the globe went to great lengths to get their shot at the famed Black Course. But with limited access to the course, coveted tee times go only to those who are willing to wait. Photojournalist […]

  • Long Island man uses mannequin as phony passenger in HOV lane

    DIX HILLS, N.Y. — A man was busted when he tried to pass a mannequin off as his passenger in order to drive in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway Monday. Highway Patrol Officer Andrew Spina was traveling on the Long Island Expressway around 4 p.m., near exit 51, when he became suspicious of the front seat passenger in a 2002 Saturn sedan traveling in the HOV lane. Officer Spina pulled over the vehicle and discovered that the […]

  • Long Island college students help save baby owl

    GARDEN CITY, L.I. — Adelphi University’s campus is home to many creatures, but earlier this month two students came to the rescue for one feathered friend. Adelphi sophomores Christina Sourlis and Taylor Arma were driving near campus on the night of April 10 when they noticed a creature in the middle of the road. Sourlis and Arma stopped the car and got out, only to discovered a five-week-old great horned owl that had fallen out of its nest. The two […]

  • Funeral held for Long Island Marine killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

    Friends and family members said their final goodbye to Marine Cpl. Robert A. Hendriks, 25,  whose remains were buried with military honors at Calverton National Cemetery Wednesday. Outside the cemetery, many Long Islanders gathered alongside roadways to honor the Long Island native in their own personal way. Hendriks was one of three Marines killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Photojournalist Keith Lopez has the story.

  • Firefighters on Long Island recruit new volunteers

    Nassau and Suffolk County Fire officials joined volunteer firefighters, fire instructors and members of Firemen’s Association of the State of New York at the Nassau County Fire Service Academy in Old Bethpage to officially kick off RecruitNY 2019 on Long Island. This weekend, hundreds of fire departments across New York State, including many throughout Nassau and Suffolk, will host recruitment events in their communities. firefighter volunteers are still lower than in recent years and in Nassau County alone there were […]

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