Hundreds Turn Out to Honor NYPD Officer

NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos returned home to Greenlawn Monday, his casket accompanied by a cortege that included more than 100 motorcycle cops, saluted with firefighters’ giant American flags on its trip from Queens and welcomed by hundreds at St. Paraskevi Greek Church.  His funeral service Read More …

Harborfields Schools Go Remote Tuesday for Funeral of NYPD Officer

All schools in the Harborfields school district will go fully remote Tuesday because of the funeral  for NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos. The service for the officer is scheduled for 10 a.m. at St. Paraskevi Church on Pulaski Road in Greenlawn.   Pulaski Road wil be closed Read More …

NYPD Officer From East Northport Killed by Accused DWI Driver

A New York City police officer from East Northport was struck and killed early Tuesday morning while directing traffic in Queens, the NYPD said. Officer Anastasios Tsakos 43, was directing traffic traffic related to another fatal accident when he was struck by a car driven Read More …

Ex-NYPD Officer Indicted in Fatal Accident in Commack

A retired New York police officer was indicted on charges of driving while intoxicated in crash  in January that killed his passenger, Suffolk District Attorney Tim Sini said Thursday. Patrick McMahon, 48, of Commack, is charged with Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, a B felony; Manslaughter in Read More …

NYPD Looking for Man Who Used Stolen Card

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate the man who used another person’s credit card to make a purchase at a store in Huntington Station in January.  The man used a stolen credit card at the Apple Store, 160 Read More …

Firefighters Salute Motorcade of Slain Detective

Firefighters from local fire departments joined the salute Wednesday evening for the motorcade of  NPYD Detective Brian Simonsen who was killed in Queens Tuesday. As the motorcade passed under an overpass on the Long Island Expressway at Route 110, firefighters from South Farmingdale, Melville, Cold Read More …

Melville Woman Killed by Bus in Manhattan

A newly wed Melville woman who held a prestigious job as a federal court clerk was struck and killed by a private bus in Manhattan Thursday night, Newsday reported. Kimberly Greer, 28, clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge Katharine H. Parker of the U.S. District Court Read More …

UPDATED: Street to Be Named for 9/11 Officer Mark J. Natale

The Town of Huntington will rename a street in honor of a New York City police officer who died in May of Sept.11-related cancer. The dedication of Iceland Drive at Horton Drive in honor of Officer Mark J. Natale  will take place Friday at 11:30 Read More …

Street Renamed for Cop Who Died of 9/11 Cancer

Neighbors, police officers, family and friends came together Saturday for the renaming of a Huntington Station street for former NYPD officer Scott Blackshaw. The officer died  in May of Sept.11-related cancer after spending weeks on recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site in 2001. Read More …

Huntington’s First Spray Park Opens

Both those in bathing suits and those in uniform enjoyed the refreshing relief Wednesday that came with the official opening of the Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo Memorial Spray Park in Elwood. The spray park was first proposed and planned just under a year ago,  to honor Read More …

Board Dedicates Streets, Replaces AEDs, and Sets up Drone Permits

The Town Board declared last week that two streets are to be renamed after hometown heroes who recently lost their battles to 9/11-related cancer. In other business, the board replaced outdated Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) machines and established a permit procedure for the use of Read More …

Services Set for Scott Blackshaw, Ex-NYPD

Visiting hours have been set for Tuesday for Scott Blackshaw, 52, of Huntington Station, who died Sunday. He was a retired member of the New York Police Department who had developed cancer attributed to his work at Ground Zero post-Sept.11. He is survived by his  Read More …