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Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico

By midmorning, Maria had fully engulfed the 100-mile-long island as winds snapped palm trees, peeled off rooftops and sent debris skidding across beaches and roads. By afternoon, the intense gusts had become less frequent and the lashing rains eased, giving residents their first glimpse of the storm’s wake. Floodwaters inundated homes, even those far from […]

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NY to allow medical marijuana lozenges, tablets

WOOOO HOOOO ALBANY — The Cuomo administration is proposing to broaden access to medical marijuana by allowing patients to obtain it through ointments, patches, lozenges and chewable tablets, a move that could address one of patients’ major criticisms about the program. Expanding the variety of approved forms of medical marijuana was just one of the […]

Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico

Franklin Square couple seeks treatment for son’s rare disease

On Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, Tom and Melissa Onorato of Franklin Square discussed their hope to find a new treatment for their son, Thomas, who has a rare genetic disease, a life-threatening intestinal disorder that prevents him from absorbing nutrition from food. (Credit: News 12 Long Island) Three-year-old Thomas Kevin Onorato spent Tuesday at home in […]

Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico

Things to Do on Long Island, Aug. 13 Through 21

Things to Do on Long Island, Aug. 13 Through 21 SOUTHAMPTON Jewish Film Festival, archival films about the Jewish experience. Through Aug. 30. $7.50 and $15; some nights, free. Southampton Center, 25 Jobs Lane. 631-287-4377; scc-arts.org. COLD SPRING HARBOR “Pirate Fest,” games, prizes, nautical crafts and more. Aug. 28, 12 to 3 p.m. $5 and […]

Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico

2017 Farmers’ Market at LI Welcome Center

This is a rotating Farmers’ Market featuring Long Island Food Producers, Growers, and Artisans. Our sellers offer visitors certified organic vegetables and greens, produce, NY State cheeses, shellfish and fresh fish. NY State pickles, pastas, olive oils, and other items for purchase. Find something different each week! Jul 28, Jul 29, Jul 30, Aug 4, Aug 5, Aug 6, […]

Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico

Adventureland offering free rides on National Roller Coaster Day

By: Joseph Wolkin July 25, 2017 National Roller Coaster Day is rapidly approaching, and Adventureland is ready to give fans quite the ride. On Aug. 16, the Farmingdale-based amusement park will be joining the day’s festivities. Adventureland will offer free rides on its two main roller coasters, Turbulence and the Lady Bug, for people who participate […]

Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico

Sabrosa Mexican Grill opens new location in Commack

Health-conscious, fast-casual Mexican food chain Sabrosa Mexican Grill made its farthest stab west so far when a fourth location opened recently in Commack. The menu at the 36-seat eatery on Commack Road, a shade north of the Long Island Expressway, mirrors that of the Water Mill, Riverhead and Lake Ronkonkoma locations: Build-your-own tacos, burritos, burrito […]

Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico

L.I. Winterfest returns for its 10th year: Month-long event expands beyond the region’s wineries

Long Island Winterfest is back for its 10th year and organizers are confident it will be better than ever. “We’re excited to have a lot of new participants this year,” said Winterfest steering committee member Kristin Reyes. “We are expanding and enhancing the festival by including breweries, retail businesses, performing arts, restaurants and hotels.” The month-long […]

Hurricane Maria: Forceful storm knocks out power to all of Puerto Rico