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Long Island Woman, Age 25, Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash

A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash overnight on Long Island. It happened on Wednesday, June 23 at approximately 8:40 p.m. in Yaphank. Candice Ogiejko, age 25, of Port Jefferson Station, was driving a 2019 Dodge Ram northbound on County Road 101, when the vehicle veered toward the center grass median, Suffolk County Police said.
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Man Arrested for Firing Gun in Air – Huntington Village

Suffolk County Police arrested a Huntington Station man for firing a gun in Huntington early this morning, Friday, June 18, 2021 at approximately 1:30 a.m.. Second Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of a possible gunshot on Elm Street at approximately 1:30 a.m. An investigation revealed that a man fired a gun into the air during a dispute with several people and fled the scene on foot. There were no injuries.

Couple Blames Suffolk Water Authority for $7,000 in Damage

A Huntington couple has been hit with a $7,000 bill for damages that they say was caused by a work crew from the Suffolk County Water Authority. Mike Conforti, who moved to the Woodbury Road home in February, said the crew was finishing up work on his neighbor’s water main Friday just as he arrived home.

Smith Point Drive-in is Back!

Suffolk County Legis. Jim Mazzarella is happy to announce that the Suffolk County Parks Department is once again offering a great line up of free drive-in movies at Smith Point Park this summer. These drive-in movies are being screened every Wednesday and Thursday and include many family-friendly movies. For additional information or to register, please check out the Suffolk County Parks Department’s Drive-In Movie Series webpage at the following link: Drive In Movie Series (
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SCPD Mourns Loss of Former Police Commissioner John Gallagher

The Suffolk County Police Department mourns the loss of former Police Commissioner John Gallagher who died recently at the age of 84. Gallagher served as Police Commissioner of the Suffolk County Police Department from 1997 to 2004, a career his family said he was most proud of. He was a graduate of the FBI Academy’s prestigious National Executive Institute and was a guest lecturer at the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA. When Gallagher retired from the police department, then Suffolk County Executive Robert Gaffney awarded him the Suffolk County Medal of Honor, the county’s highest honor. Additionally, the Suffolk County Community College Board of Trustees renamed the police academy at the Grant Campus—The John C. Gallagher Suffolk County Police Academy.

While Government Butts Heads, Mecox Bay Suffers

Years of bureaucratic tangles involving Southampton Town officials and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has led to a breakdown in management of Mecox Bay’s waters that is... more. One day, Richard Casabianca was at the Southampton Town Transfer Station in North Sea dropping ... 22 Jun 2021...