| Jul 7, 2011
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,...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 6:01 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 7:11 AM
On Long Island, emergency workers are telling residents to prepare for Hurricane Earl to deliver the worst. They also warn that people who live closest to the water and farthest east on Long Island are at the greatest risk.
Wednesday is sunny, hot and...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:19 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:12 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 6:41 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 12:36 PM
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...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Melissa Cann has four kids to tuck into bed at night. But by day, the Norwich resident is busy trying to make certain that her late sister — believed to be the victim of a Long Island serial killer — rests in peace.
Cann's sister, Maureen...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 6:05 PM
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....
| Aug 25, 2011
| 7:52 PM
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.
| Aug 26, 2011
| 8:25 AM
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...