‘Personal Information’ Accessed in Suffolk County Cyberattack

Suffolk County is warning residents that “personal information” has been accessed by hackers who attacked the county’s computer system two weeks ago, and is advising people to track their accounts and credit reports. “While the cyber assessment remains ongoing, we believe that the threat actors Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor Man Charged in Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

A Cold Spring Harbor man has been charged with entering and demonstrating in the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrrection. Jon Lizak, who describes himself on LinkedIn as an intern at the Town of Huntington, and president of College Republicans at Binghamton University, Read More …

Suffolk Police Accepting Donations for Puerto Rico

Suffolk police are accepting donations for the residents of Puerto Rico, who have been hardhit by the Hurricane Fiona. The National Weather Service said that catastrophic and life-threatening flash, urban, and moderate to major river flooding, as well as mudslides, are likely for southern and Read More …

Commack Woman Killed in Crash

A Commack woman was killed Sunday in a crash on the Southern State Parkway, state police said. Jessica Gonzalez, 19, was driving a 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe east on the Southern State Parkway, in the right lane, when her vehicle crossed the lanes of traffic Read More …

‘Doc’ Spencer in Jail After Pleading Guilty in Deal

William “Doc” Spencer, whose arrest in October 2020 shocked leaders in the local world of both medicine and politics, and led to a stunning fall from grace, was jailed Friday after he pleaded guilty to reduced charges of tampering with records, a felony, and a Read More …

Fire Captain Honored by Town Board

The Huntington Town Board honored Capt. Mike Colonna Tuesday night for his single-handed rescue of three people from a housefire in July. The Huntington Manor Fire Department captain was at home on July 4 when he was alerted to a fire in his neighborhood. He Read More …

Northport Man, 57, Killed in Crash

A Northport man was killed Monday morning in a crash in Fort Salonga, Suffolk County police said. John Burke was driving a 2019 Nissan Rogue west on Route 25A when he lost control of the vehicle, which struck a pole at Sunken Meadow Road, police Read More …

Dead Animals Found in Bags in Melville

Several decapitated animals were found Sunday in bags left on the roadside in Melville, the Suffolk County SPCA said. The organization said that Suffolk Police had notified them that the seven dead animals had been found on the side of Round Swamp Road about 100 Read More …

Fake Suffolk Police Officer Pleads Guilty

Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney announced the guilty plea Tuesday of David Olivari, a state corrections officer, on charges of¬†Criminal Impersonation in the First Degree. Olivari, 38, was arrested Feb. 8 in Commack after a sting operation conducted by the Suffolk County Police Read More …

Services Set for Huntington Station Man Shot at Home

Visitation and funeral services are set for next week for Roquez Wilfredo Villata Jimenez. The Huntington Station man, 32, was killed Aug. 27 when he answered a knock on his door in Huntington Station. Suffolk County police are still investigating. Police have said little about Read More …