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Mercury vapor shuts down Miller Place HS gym  News 12 Long Island

Parents received an email about a possible situation concerning detectable levels of mercury vapor found inside Miller Place High School.

District: School's gym closed due to mercury vapor  Newsday

The gymnasium at Miller Place High School has been closed after potentially hazardous mercury vapor was detected, possibly coming from the original ...

3 Long Island School Districts Close Sections Of Buildings After Tests Reveal Presence Of Mercury Vapors  CBS New York

MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There has been mercury exposure at three schools on Long Island. Tests show vapors in flooring of two elementary ...

Editorial: Mercury vapor is an alarm for all  Newsday

The fact that three Long Island school districts have discovered mercury vapor emanating from synthetic flooring in some buildings should be an alarm ...

Long Island High School Student Accused Of Making Hit List Targeting Classmates  CBS New York

MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A student at a Long Island high school is accused of putting together a hit list targeting fellow classmates. The school ...

2 more schools close because of mercury vapor  Newsday

Two more Long Island districts have shut down facilities after tests found mercury vapor coming from rubberlike synthetic flooring, prompting lawmakers to call ...

Long Island valedictorians 2019 - ND Feature Grid  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2019 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813. Also, see this year's salutatorians.

Miller Place HS student accused of making 'hit list'  News 12 Long Island

A Miller Place High School student allegedly made a racially charged "hit list."

Miller Place schools hire 4 armed guards  Newsday

The district is among a handful of Long Island systems that have employed guards with weapons on their premises.

Suffolk PD rallies around family of fallen officer  News 12 Long Island

The Suffolk Police Department showed support Sunday for the family of a fallen officer.

State: Take inventory of floors, test for mercury  Newsday

The state Education Department on Wednesday requested all New York schools conduct an inventory of rubberlike floors and recommended testing them for ...

Miller Place High School Cheerleaders Recognized for Championship Victory

The Miller Place High School cheerleading team takes a group photo with Town of Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner. The team recently were ...

Student sues school officials who booted him from variety show  New York Post

A Long Island college student is suing the thin-skinned administrators at his former high school for booting him from the senior variety show because he mocked.

L.I. Student’s Bathroom Joke Prompts First Amendment Fight  CBS Local

MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island teen claims his First Amendment rights were violated when he was punished by school administrators for ...

John Luke, 16, dies after being struck by vehicle in Miller Place  Newsday

John Luke spent Tuesday evening with his high school history tutor at his Miller Place home, then told his family he was going for a stroll. He was walking home ...

Parents: Asbestos being removed from school while students are in building  News 12 Long Island

Parents say they're concerned about asbestos removal at a West Hempstead elementary school that's happening while students are in the building.

State rating of schools and districts  Newsday

Comprehensive Support and Improvement, or CSI: These schools rank in the bottom 5 percent statewide, based on student test scores and other criteria, and ...

Photo of the Day: Five Miller Place Athletes Sign NCAA Letters

Miller Place-Rocky Point, NY - New lacrosse program breeds three college recruits.

Dozens of Suffolk beaches closed due to bacteria concerns  News 12 Long Island

Almost 50 beaches in Suffolk County were closed for swimming Wednesday due to bacteria concerns. Suffolk County issued the advisories or closures because ...

4 Rocky Point High School Athletes Named To All-Long Island Teams

As a result of their outstanding athletic talents, four Rocky Point High School students have been named to the Newsday All-Long Island teams for this past ...

Report: Long Island has most contaminated water in NY  News 12 Long Island

Long Island's water has the highest levels of certain dangerous chemicals in the entire state, according to a recent report from New York Public Interest ...

Vigil To Honor Memory Of Whitman Teacher, Wrestling Coach  Huntington, NY Patch

Vigil To Honor Memory Of Whitman Teache - Huntington, NY - Members of the South Huntington community will honor the legacy of Vincent Altebrando on ...

Esposito sisters back for Miller Place  Newsday

Arianna and Crystal Esposito have played field hockey together for 11 years in camps, travel leagues and at Miller Place High School.That ends after this school ...

Neighbors: 10-mile trail in Rocky Point brings safety, privacy concerns  News 12 Long Island

Some neighbors in Rocky Point have some concerns about a proposal to build a 10-mile biking and hiking trail that would be close to their backyards.

Ex-Long Islander, SBU professor win LI Marathon  Newsday

Thomas Rammelkamp had to drop out of the Boston Marathon with a case of hypothermia, while Gabrielle Russo was *fresh* off of running the race three weeks ...

Long Beach E. coli, boil water alert create bottled water frenzy  News 12 Long Island

The discovery of E. coli in Long Beach's water supply and the following boil water alert caused people to scramble to get their hands on bottled water Friday.

Buying in Sound Beach  Newsday

THE SCOOP With its affordable houses and small-town feel, Sound Beach is “the perfect location for a young family to start out,” says Jane Bonner, a Town of ...

Brown water has Nassau residents keeping their faucets turned off  News 12 Long Island

Several residents in the Five Towns area of Nassau County say they have been dealing with discolored water for years from their supplier, New York American ...

Popular Suffolk fishing pond found unexpectedly drained  News 12 Long Island

State Parks officials say a dam on West Brook Pond broke June 11 and flooded nearby Montauk Highway.

Say so long to single-use bags: Budget bringing bag ban to NY  News 12 Long Island

New York will soon become the third state in the nation to ban single-use plastic bags.

Advocates: Bill combating climate change will add jobs, get NY off fossil fuels  News 12 Long Island

Advocates of the Climate and Community Protection Act that's making its way through the state Legislature say it will create thousands of new green jobs and get ...

Suffolk hopes to complete Rails to Trails by 2020  Suffolk Times

Construction on Rails to Trails at the former LIRR track path between Port Jefferson and Wading River could be completed by 2020, a county official said.

Hempstead Town plans to sue companies over water contamination  News 12 Long Island

Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen says emerging contaminants threaten the quality of drinking water all across Long Island.

Crews to spray parts of Fire Island for mosquitoes  News 12 Long Island

The summer battle against the mosquito population is ramping up in Fire Island on Monday.

Nassau ban on Styrofoam containers going into effect next year  News 12 Long Island

The Nassau County Legislature on Monday unanimously passed a ban on the use of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, containers.

Long Beach lifts boil water alert, says water is safe to drink  News 12 Long Island

Long Beach has lifted a boil water alert issued after E. coli was detected in the city's water supply.

Suffolk introduces $4 billion plan to battle nitrogen pollution  News 12 Long Island

A new plan introduced by Suffolk officials would help battle brown tide, red tide, fish kills and shellfish poisoning.

Piping plovers may halt access to popular Southampton beach  News 12 Long Island

Piping plovers in Southampton may halt access to one of the town's popular drive-on beaches. If piping plovers hatch on Picnic Area beach, then residents like ...

Teacher demographics on Long Island - NMGDB  Newsday

Minorities account for 45 percent of public school students on Long Island but just a little more than 8 percent of the teaching staff.

Environmentalists urge Cuomo to sign 1-4 dioxane legislation  News 12 Long Island

Long Island environmentalists are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would ban a suspected cancer-causing contaminant from household ...

West Hills County Park stables reopening 3 years after toxic discovery  News 12 Long Island

The equestrian center at West Hills County Park is set to reopen on June 1.

L.I. Parents Charged After Teen Girl Is Hospitalized From Alcohol Use At Party  CBS Local

SOUND BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island couple thought it would just be a few teenagers hanging out at their house recently, but they ended up in ...

10-mile Suffolk bike path plan closer to reality  Newsday

Suffolk County is edging closer to getting its first county bike path — one that will run 10 miles from Port Jefferson Station to Wading River and tie together ...

Researchers tracking great white shark in Long Island Sound  News 12 Long Island

Researchers with the group OCEARCH are tracking a great white shark in the Long Island Sound.

Tick tick boom: Quails released into woods to fight insects  News 12 Long Island

North Hempstead Town is releasing quails into 200 acres of Hempstead Harbor Woods in Port Washington to eradicate ticks.

Suffolk Water Authority announces new treatment system to remove  News 12 Long Island

The Suffolk County Water Authority on Thursday announced it is installing a new water treatment system for Huntington to remove the potentially cancer-causing ...

Suffolk Water Authority passes rate hike, new tier system  News 12 Long Island

The Suffolk County Water Authority board on Tuesday unanimously passed a rate hike with a new tier system that may hit some homeowners harder than others.

$15M dredging project along South Shore complete  News 12 Long Island

A major dredging project vital to the fishing business in Suffolk County has been completed.

Suffolk County police training exercises prepare them for the worst  Newsday

Guns were drawn and suspects captured Sunday in a Suffolk County police drill designed to protect students and teachers against a rogue shooter at a school.

Controversial Sand Land mine to close within 8 years as part of state agreement  News 12 Long Island

A controversial sand mine on the East End where groundwater contamination was detected will have to close down as part of a new agreement with the state ...

Suffolk lawmakers approve Styrofoam, plastic straw ban  News 12 Long Island

The Suffolk Legislature on Tuesday passed legislation banning the use of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, containers throughout the county.

Island Park flooding frustrations persist over 6 years after Sandy  News 12 Long Island

Flooding frustrations are mounting in Island Park more than six years after Superstorm Sandy devastated the village.

Lawsuit filed against town of Brookhaven over harmful landfill emissions  News 12 Long Island

A lawsuit claims the town hasn't controlled its landfill's odors, dust and harmful emissions.

Lawmakers approve ban on possible contaminant 1,4-dioxane  News 12 Long Island

New York lawmakers have approved legislation to ban the use of a chemical compound used in personal care and home products known as 1,4-dioxane.

Environmentalists to sue town of Brookhaven over lake dredging project  News 12 Long Island

There's a new action against a controversial lake dredging project in Suffolk County.

East Patchogue residents battle with officials over Brookhaven landfill upgrade plans  News 12 Long Island

A vote is set for Thursday on a plan to address odor and space issues at the Brookhaven Town Landfill.

LI salutatorians 2018: Hauppauge to Patchogue-Medford  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2018 salutatorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Hauppauge to Patchogue-Medford.

'Tick Lady' educates kids on how to avoid illness  News 12 Long Island

April Boitano, known as the "Tick Lady," goes to Long Island schools and campuses to educate students on the dangers of ticks.

Schwartz: Long Island Musician Living Dream Playing Alongside Billy Joel  CBS Local

By Peter Schwartz » More Columns. For Mike DelGuidice, the path to playing at a big league ballpark began when he was a kid growing up on Long Island.

10th Nassau water district files suit against chemical manufacturers  News 12 Long Island

The Manhasset-Lakeville Water District is the 10th in Nassau County to file a lawsuit against chemical manufacturers for polluting drinking wells with 1 ...

Schumer pushes bill for independent contractor to test Bethpage  News 12 Long Island

The company, Tetra Tech, has a checkered past, according to Sen. Charles Schumer.

Oakdale gets $26M grant to switch to sewage system  News 12 Long Island

Hundreds of homes in Oakdale are being hooked up to a sewage system free of charge.

Judge rules William Floyd Estate deer cull may proceed  News 12 Long Island

A new court ruling has cleared the way for a deer cull at the William Floyd Estate in Mastic Beach.

Some homeowners with eco-friendly septic systems slapped with higher taxes  News 12 Long Island

Some Suffolk County residents who recently installed environmentally friendly septic systems fear they may end up having to pay thousands of dollars in taxes.

TOB announces glass recycling pilot program  News 12 Long Island

Officials say large, white recycling bins labeled "glass only" are being placed at five locations throughout the Town of Oyster Bay.

LI valedictorians 2017: Henry Viscardi to Roosevelt  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2017 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Henry Viscardi to Roosevelt. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.

Biologist says lake draining project is being done improperly  News 12 Long Island

An environmentalist is ramping up his fight with the Town of Brookhaven over a multimillion-dollar project to drain Lower Yaphank Lake.

Legislator: 1 billion fewer plastic bags in Suffolk thanks to new law  News 12 Long Island

Legislator William Spencer says there are now about 1 billion fewer bags in Suffolk alone.

Nicolello: Nassau paper bag tax 'dead on arrival'  News 12 Long Island

Nassau County Legislature Presiding Officer Richard Nicolello says an option to charge a nickel for a paper shopping bag "is dead on arrival" in the county.

Recycling changes rolling out in some LI towns this week  News 12 Long Island

Recycling changes are rolling out as soon as Monday for thousands of Long Islanders.

Earth Week: The rebirth of the plastic bottle at PQ Recycling  News 12 Long Island

This Earth Week, News 12 is looking at the rebirth of the plastic bottle at PQ Recycling in Farmingdale.

Suffolk DA: 30 people, 9 corporations charged in illegal dumping case  News 12 Long Island

Suffolk District Attorney Tim Sini on Monday announced charges against 30 people and nine corporations in what he calls one of the largest environmental ...

Suffolk Legislator Anker Honors Eagle Scouts from Miller Place Troop 204

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Boy Scout Troop 204 for an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony.

PSEG crew relocates 20-pound osprey nest in Bayville  News 12 Long Island

PSEG linemen on Thursday cautiously and carefully moved a 20-pound osprey nest that had been built on top of high-voltage wires.

Long Island Students Planning Gun Protest Walkout Next Week  Long Beach, NY Patch

Long Island Students Planning Walkout Next Week - Long Beach, NY - 'Not just thoughts and prayers, but action and change,' one student organizer said.

Suffolk water chief: 1,4-dioxane filters will come at 'tremendous cost'  News 12 Long Island

Officials from across Long Island met at the Suffolk Water Authority in Hauppauge Thursday to discuss how to combat 1,4 dioxane – a chemical found in Long ...

Southold to address overabundance of roaming deer  News 12 Long Island

Southold Town is set to hold a meeting Wednesday to address the deer problem in the area.

Group urges state to protect drinking water after quality report  News 12 Long Island

Some politicians and environmentalists are urging the state to do more to protect drinking water following a disturbing new report on contamination issues.

Bulldogs welcome 13-man Class of 2019 to roster  Bryant University Bulldogs

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University head coach Mike Pressler is pleased to announce the addition of 13 student-athletes to the Bulldog men's lacrosse ...

Summer months show 'significant water quality impairments'  News 12 Long Island

Dr. Chris Gobler, who has spent years studying Long Island's water quality, says almost every single water body across Long Island had “significant water quality ...

Winningest College Football Coach In Maryland Reflects On His Career, Lives He's Touched  Press Box

Long before Johns Hopkins' Jim Margraff set the Maryland record for most wins as a college football coach, he was a record-setting college QB and high school ...

School's future uncertain after discovery of toxic chemicals  News 12 Long Island

The future of the Frank P. Long Intermediate School remained uncertain Wednesday after the discovery of traces of toxic chemicals there.

Officials: 24 arrested in 'largest ever' illegal dumping bust in  News 12 Long Island

Officials say an 18-month investigation led to the arrest of 24 people in what is being called the "largest-ever bust of illegal dumping in the state's history."

Lacrosse Announces 2017 Recruiting Class  La Salle University Athletics

PHILADELPHIA- The La Salle lacrosse team will welcome 17 incoming players to the team this fall, it was announced by head coach Candace Taglianetti ...

Suffolk: Aiding Typhoon Haiyan victims  Newsday

Typhoon victims in the Philippines have been getting some much-needed relief this winter courtesy of local students. Many Long Island schools have held ...

Community News, March 23: What's Happening In Your Neighborhood

Staff Writer Serendipitously, we ended up at the fourth annual Hamptons Got Talent competition hosted by the Town of Southampton Youth Bureau last Friday at ...

Family: Elephant trample victim was fearless mom  Newsday

Sharon Brown got the travel bug early and filled her life with the world - working and wandering in places like Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, Thailand and Bangladesh.

Doherty Welcomes Ten Newcomers on 2017 Roster

Sept. 8, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Head coach Missy Doherty and the Penn State women's lacrosse team have announced the addition of ten newcomers ...

Father identifies missing kayaker as Kevin Conley of Sound Beach  Newsday

The 40-year-old kayaker presumed drowned in Lake Ronkonkoma had an incurable brain disease, but that didn't keep him from enjoying the outdoors, his ...

Men's Lacrosse Unveils Freshman Class Seeking to Provide 'Competition At All Positions'  Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

13 student-athletes will join the Red as the class of 2021, including four U.S. Lacrosse and Under Armour All-Americans.

Q&A with Steve King of East End Sporting Goods  Suffolk Times

When it opened in 1977, East End Sporting Goods was one of the first stores of its kind in the area. Steve King, then a full-time high school teacher, had a ...

Forum to address drug education, enforcement  Newsday

Advocates of a multipronged attack on Suffolk's opioid epidemic said Thursday they hope a Rocky Point forum next week will spur others to help end a crisis that ...

Plaintiffs claim Brookhaven landfill is making neighbors, teachers sick  News 12 Long Island

A Bellport neighborhood filed a lawsuit against the town of Brookhaven, saying the Brookhaven Town Landfill is making them sick.

Long Island' All-State high school musicians named  Newsday

More than 300 high school students from Long Island have been selected to attend the New York State School Music Association's All-State Winter Conference ...

Body of missing kayaker Kevin Conley recovered from Lake Ronkonkoma  Newsday

Ending a nine-day search, divers aided by sonar Saturday recovered the body of a Sound Beach man who fell out of his kayak on Lake Ronkonkoma and was ...

Suffolk effort aims to draw straws out of circulation  News 12 Long Island

A new effort in Suffolk looks to get residents and restaurants to cut back on single-use plastic straws.

Another artificial reef set for Long Island's South Shore  News 12 Long Island

Another artificial reef is being created off the South Shore to help marine life survive and thrive.

Plan details NY state's vision for offshore wind energy  News 12 Long Island

New York state on Monday released the blueprints for a plan to harness the power of wind through offshore farms.

Bacteria beach bummer: Swimming banned at 19 beaches  News 12 Long Island

The Nassau County Department of Health says the ban is in effect as a precautionary measure.

Bethpage Water District to close wells in plume site  News 12 Long Island

Over the course of the next 10 years, the Bethpage Water District plans to close three wells located within the Grumman toxic plume site and replace them with ...

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