Students at a Patchogue archery school might not have plans to fight to the death like Jennifer Lawrenceâs character Katniss Everdeen did in the Hunger Games, but they were trained the same way over the weekend.
Police are intensifying patrols at religious places of worship this week as Long Islanders of different faiths observe the holidays and in light of Sunday's deadly shootings at two Kansas Jewish centers.
Long Island's sewage-treatment plants are well on their way toward reducing the amount of harmful nitrogen they emit into the Long Island Sound -- a key first step toward repairing the waterway, an environmental group announced Monday.
Nearly 2,000 people went to the 9 a.m. Palm Sunday Mass at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Brentwood, an unprecedented number that forced the church to hold two separate Spanish-language services and left some without even standing room.
Law students on Long Island are reaching across the globe to help civilian interpreters, who may become the target of violent extremists because they worked with Americans in Afghanistan, to make it to the safety of the United States under special visa programs.