Central Islip, NYNewsday

Man fatally shot outside Central Islip restaurant, police say

A man is dead and another is in custody after a dispute between two acquaintances in Central Islip ended with one being shot, police said. Authorities said the shooting occurred outside Mi Nuevo Encanto, a restaurant and bar at 65 Carleton Avenue, just after 1 a.m. Monday. Suffolk County Police...
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Bridgeport, CTConnecticut Post

Police: Mercedes, $8,000 taken during Bridgeport home invasion

BRIDGEPORT — Three individuals allegedly stole a safe with thousands of dollars in it and a Mercedes Benz during a home invasion over the weekend. Scott Appleby, the city’s director of emergency communications and emergency management, said there was a reported home invasion Saturday on Palmer Street. He said the...
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Suffolk County, NYdailyvoice.com

Know Them? Four Wanted For Stealing From Suffolk Target, Police Say

Police are asking the public for help locating and identifying four people accused of stealing merchandise from a Long Island Target. Suffolk County Police said the incident happened at about 9:35 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, at the Target located at 2975 Horseblock Road in Farmingville. Police said the suspects fled the scene with assorted merchandise in a white Range Rover.
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Bridgeport, CTConnecticut Post

Bridgeport police seek information after street fight, shooting

BRIDGEPORT — City police are asking for the public’s help to gather information about a street fight that led to a person shot last week, officials said. Around 11:40 p.m. on July 26, officers responded to a call about a fight on Atwater Street involving 15 to 20 people, according to Scott Appleby, the city’s director of emergency communications and emergency management.
Hicksville, NYNewsday

Inside Uncle Don’s Kitchen in Hicksville

Patrick Walters is fulfilling a life long dream at the age of 65 with the opening of his Jamaican takeout restaurant, Uncle Don's Kitchen in Hicksville, which he runs with his children. Credit: Debbie Egan-Chin.
Shelton, CTEyewitness News

Bald eagle rescued from Housatonic River passes away

SHELTON, CT (WFSB) - A sad ending after a bald eagle was rescued over the weekend. Shelton Fire officials say that boaters along the Housatonic River came across the bald eagle Saturday near Wooster Island. First responders helped pull the eagle from the water and took it to Christine's Critters...
Stony Brook, NYPosted by
TBR News Media

Stony Brook restaurant Pentimento unable to renew lease

A 27-year-old staple in Stony Brook Village Center will not be around once the autumn weather arrives. On July 29, the owners of Pentimento Restaurant posted to their Facebook page that they are unable to extend the term of their lease. The business, which added a small market to its restaurant during the pandemic, is set to close its doors Sept. 30.
Calverton, NYnorthforker.com

One Minute on the North Fork: Get lost at Peconic River Herb Farm

Cris Spindler launched Peconic River Herb Farm 35 years ago and it remains a visually stunning option for buying plants on the North Fork. Its somewhat hidden location off River Road in Calverton means not everyone has discovered it, but once they do they often return. Today, the family run...
Manhattan, NYPosted by

Rye Brook-based Tailwind Air spreads it wings

As the region moves away from the drastic societal changes created during the Covid-19 pandemic, some of the less charming aspects of the pre-pandemic world have returned with gusto: bumper-to-bumper highway traffic (particularly on I-95) and crowded airports filled with often unpleasant people squeezed into none-too-comfortable flights. For Rye Brook-headquartered...
Lido Beach, NYcbs17

Swimming banned after many sharks spotted in surf at NY beaches

LIDO BEACH, N.Y. (WCBS/CBS Newspath) — Swimming at several Long Island beaches was shut down. this week because of more shark sightings. The Town of Hempstead closed all beaches to swimmers Wednesday afternoon, but they later reopened. In a briefing, Town Supervisor Don Clavin said the shutdown was a safety...