Woman Killed in Dix Hills Crash; 2 Others Injured

A woman was killed Friday in a crash Friday in Dix Hills. Suffolk County police said that Donna Locicero, 63, of Dix Hills was westbound on Vanderbilt Parkway at Village Hill Drive when her vehicle crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with a 2006 Read More …

Man Sentenced in ‘Birth Tourism’ Scheme

A Patchogue man was sentenced Tuesday to 27 months in federal prison for for conspiring to commit health care and wire fraud in connection with a “birth tourism” scheme that he operated in Suffolk County. Ibrahim Aksakal, 50, was sentenced by United States District Judge Read More …

Fundraiser for Teacher Severely Injured in Fall at Home

A Dix Hills man who was severely injured in  a fall in front of his house has undergone multiple surgeries, but his family says he is likely paralyzed for life. Gerry Gianutsos, 46, who teaches music in Queens, slipped and hit his head while getting Read More …

Officials Oppose Requirement to Allow More Apartments

A bipartisan group of officials in Suffolk County denounced a plan Thursday to require all New York State municipalities to permit accessory dwelling units. The requirement is listed in the proposed state budget. Local, state, county and federal leaders gathered at the Suffolk County Legislature Read More …

Dix Hills Fire Department to Host Kids’ Covid-19 Vaccinations

The Dix Hills Fire Department will host a Covid-19 vaccination site for children Wednesday. The site, at 115 East Deer Park Road, will offer the  Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine from 2-7 p.m. for children 5 and up. It is one of 17 new #VaxForKids pop-up vaccination sites Read More …

Coltrane Home Gets $1 Million Grant From Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1-million grant to the historic John  and Alice Coltrane Home in Dix Hills. The multi-year grant will continue the preservation of the home of the influential musicians, increase organizational capacity, expand programmatic offerings and allow the hiring Read More …

2nd Update: Juvenile Arrested in Killing of Man in Huntington Station

Suffolk County Police said that they arrested a juvenile Thursday in the fatal shooting of  Luis Cameron Rimmer-Hernandez. The juvenile will be held overnight at a secure juvenile facility and arraigned at the Youth Part of County Court on Friday. Earlier: A Dix Hills man Read More …

Remains of Doctor Recovered From Condo Collapse

The remains of a doctor from Dix Hills who was lost in the collapse of a condominium building in Florida have been recovered. Dr. Gary Cohen, 58, who was visiting his brother, Dr. Brad Cohen, 51, was recovered from the rubble on Wednesday. The younger Read More …

Reward Offered in Dix Hills Shooting

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are offering a $1,000 reward to find the person who shot and seriously wounded a man in Dix Hills last month. The man, 20, was shot in front of 147 Seaman Neck Road . Read More …

2 Dix Hills Brothers Among Missing in Condo Building Collapse

Two brothers who grew up in Dix Hills area among those reported missing in the condo collapse in Surfside, Fla. Rabbi Yakov Saacks of the Chai Center in Dix Hills said that Drs. Brad Cohen and his brother, Gary, who was visiting him, haven’t been Read More …

Five Towns College to Host Walk-in Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

Five Towns College will host a Covid-19 vaccine clinic Monday from noon to 5 pm. No appointment is necessary and residents from age 12 and up are eligible. Bring identification. Children ages 12-17 should be accompanied by a parent or should bring a  completed consent Read More …

Voters to Take On School Board Votes, Budget Proposals

Residents will be voting Tuesday on school budgets and candidates for school boards with a variety of issues to consider, from the sale of land, adding a student to the board, to roof and boiler replacements. The elections come as school districts are coming out Read More …