There is a Town of Babylon traffic advisory in effect for tomorrow between 8 AM and 12 PM due to the Wounded Warrior Project's Soldier Ride. Road closures and heavy traffic are expected along the route, which stretches from Babylon Town Hall in Lindenhurst, New York to Overlook Beach on Ocean Parkway. The full route can be found at the link below.
Tired of all those potholes covering the streets and highways across Long Island? A little relief is finally on its way as Governor Cuomo has announced $100 Million in Road Resurfacing Projects. Click here for more information.
MISSING VULNERABLE ADULT ALERT: Leslie Bengtson, an 82-year-old that suffers from dementia, has been reported missing. He was last seen in Nesconset at 12:30 PM on Monday, January 23rd, and was driving a gray 2006 Honda Civic. Anyone with information on Leslie's whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Suffolk County Police Department at 631-854-8400.
Holiday shopping can be stressful in and of itself, but panic took hold at the Roosevelt Field Mall on Christmas Eve when a display case fell over during a struggle, causing many to think they had heard gunshots. Click here for the whole story.
Missing Child Alert: A 15 year old Syosset girl was reported missing after failing to return to her group home, where she was last seen on Saturday morning. Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Sonia Landaverde is urged to call NCPD at 516-573-7347.
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with members of the Town Board, honored eight extraordinary recipients at the 17th Annual Town of Oyster Bay “Women of Distinction” Awards Ceremony. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of women in eight different categories, who either live or work in the Town - click here for the full story!
In the wake of storms like Hurricane Matthew and Superstorm Sandy, New York Renews, a coalition formed by 91 organizations, is focused on advancing legislation that will support renewable energy and climate change combatants. A meeting was recently held at the "Yes We Can" Community Center and featured impassioned speeches by people who have been directly impacted by these storms. See the article below for statements from the event.
The Suffolk County SPCA is investigating a horrific incident involving the death of a decorated war veteran's cat in Farmingville. The cat was left at its owner's residence after being tortured and mutilated, and the organization is working quickly to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice. Anyone with relevant information is urged to call the SCSPCA at 631-382-7722.