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  • Stage Thrust: Kings and Queens

    Stage Thrust:  Kings and Queens
    The Yale Summer Cabaret adds the final of its three ensemble projects to its Shakespeare Festival this week; Rose-Mark'd Queen, helmed by this summer's artistic director Devin Brain. This fresh amalgamation of various plays centers on Margaret of Anjou,...
  • 'Kit' worked to help others

    Gertrude "Kit" Drollinger, who spent her life working to better the lives of others, died Oct. 9, two days shy of her 84th birthday. "Our community has been enriched by the active participation of Kit Drollinger over the last third of a century," said...
  • Fire Destroys Massive Entertainment Complex On Long Island

    Fire Destroys Massive Entertainment Complex On Long Island
    A blaze that started Monday night was still burning 12 hours later even after 28 area fire departments responded to the scene at the two-building entertainment and retail complex in Fire Island Pines. According to fire officials, the fire broke out at...
  • Cops Link 1 Serial Killer From Long Island To 10 Bodies Found In Gilgo Beach

    Cops Link 1 Serial Killer From Long Island To 10 Bodies Found In Gilgo Beach
    Suffolk Police made a bombshell announcement after nearly a year of investigating the discovery of the 10 Gilgo Beach bodies: they believe this was the gruesome work of just one serial killer, not two or three as originally suspected. They also say its...
  • West Nile Virus Reported On Long Island

    West Nile Virus Reported On Long Island
    Break out the bug spray. West Nile Virus is back on Long Island. "The confirmation of West Nile virus in a mosquito pool indicates that the virus is actively circulating within the mosquito population," said Dr. James Tomarken, the Commissioner of...
  • Lip Service Stories: When on Fire Island

    Lip Service Stories: When on Fire Island
    Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons A dozen gay men, my wife, Rachael, and I stand by a Jacuzzi in Fire Island. We watch Jason and Mandy. Again. It's sex, but it's not particularly sexy — more Animal Planet than Spice Channel. The faces on the...
  • NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene

    NY, NJ Declare States Of Emergency; LI Urging Residents To Evacuate Ahead Of Irene
    As Hurricane Irene starts barreling herself towards the Outer Banks, five states declared a State of Emergency Thursday ahead of what will most certainly be a messy and wet weekend. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, New Jersey Gov....
  • Evacuations Begin On Long Island As Irene Takes Aim

    Evacuations Begin On Long Island As Irene Takes Aim
    As Irene approaches the Long Island shoreline, the new woman in all of our lives is already forcing the counties of Nassau and Suffolk to begin preparations for the first major hurricane to impact the island since Gloria in September of 1985. "Please...
  • Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin

    Long Island Preparing For Worst Of Irene, Evacuations Begin
    With Hurricane Irene on the way, Long Island is bracing for the worst while hoping for the best. With storm surges in Amittyville on the south shore expected to reach 4-8 feet, many neighbors who live near South Oyster Bay are bringing boats to the...
  • Mandatory Evacuations Begin On Fire Island

    Mandatory Evacuations Begin On Fire Island
    Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan issued a mandatory evacuation order for the residents of Fire Island, effective at 3:00pm on Friday, August 26th, in preparation for Hurricane Irene. Currently the storm is tracking directly over Fire Island, with...
  • Bay Shore, Long Island, Gearing For Irene's Wrath

    Bay Shore, Long Island, Gearing For Irene's Wrath
    Friday was the calm before the storm throughout Long Island. Everyone is aware of Irene, but not many seemed too concerned. As more evacuations were announced and more first responders prepared to roll out, many homes did not have their windows boarded...