A record-breaking crowd turned out for the three-day Great South Bay Music Festival that concluded Sunday night, fueled in part by a push to add bigger acts and those more appealing to children, organizers said.
Nassau police said Sunday they will increase marine patrols until Labor Day to improve safety, as county officials and family members of those killed while boating renewed calls to toughen state and federal laws.
For Rachel Ragone, school came first, and no matter how tough things got, giving up was not an option. That work ethic pushed her to fifth place in her class of almost 300 students at Eastport-South Manor Junior-Senior High School.
When the Bessie White ran aground near Smith Point in 1922, there was no saving the 200-foot coal schooner. The crew survived, but a few days later the ship bound for Nova Scotia broke apart and drifted away.
Chris Pike, the former Southampton pitcher from Water Mill, followed a perfect game with a no-hitter for Oklahoma City University in March. But after reaching the next level, he said he was terrified of his first assignment: Get three outs.