Medical experts call for “caution” with holiday travel by the end of 2021

With the omicron variant lurking and COVID-19 cases rising on Long Island and around the country, medical experts are urging “caution” with holiday travel. These experts do not completely rule out travel, but said Monday that it can be much more or less risky depending on the details. “I really want to encourage families to … Read more

Burglar steals inspection stickers from auto shop on Long Island – CBS New York

EAST NORTHPORT, NY (CBSNewYork) – Police say a burglar stole a safe containing New York State inspection stickers from a car repair shop last month on Long Island. Suffolk County Police on Monday released a photo of the man they are looking for. The burglary happened shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 22 at the … Read more

New airline offering direct flights from MacArthur to Norfolk, Charleston

A new airline will begin nonstop service from Long Island MacArthur Airport to Virginia and South Carolina from February. Breeze Airways, a low-cost airline launched by JetBlue founder David Neeleman in 2018 and which began flying this year, will be the fourth airline to operate from the Islip Town-owned airport, joining Southwest, American and Frontier, … Read more

The 23-year-old Commack game inventor takes on Cards Against Humanity

When John McNicholl created the card game Deceiver two years ago in his family’s Commack basement, he set out to claim a share of the billion-dollar industry that produces 4,000 board game titles a year. Monopoly, the aging juggernaut, measures success in millions of moving devices. The modern hit Cards Against Humanity became the best-selling … Read more

The new Riverhead food market is a sign that local generosity has become popular since COVID, groups say

A new food market in Riverhead is the latest effort from agricultural groups and others to promote the East End’s generosity and interest in local food, which they say has increased in popularity since the COVID-19 pandemic. The East End Food Market on Main Road in Riverhead – a project of the Southampton-based local agricultural … Read more

Picturesque Cold Spring Harbor offers museums, shopping, nature

SCOOPET In just half a mile, Cold Spring Harbor has two museums, a library, two learning centers, an entrance to the Greenbelt Trail, a harbor, state park and shops and restaurants, all located in a business district that is on the National Register of Historic Sites. Some of the buildings are more than 200 years … Read more

Ruth’s Chris Steak House opens locations in Lake Grove and Melville

Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the nation’s largest high-end steak chain, is expanding its presence on Long Island with new restaurants in Lake Grove and Melville. The former, who is taking over the old Bonefish Grill site in Smith Haven Mall, is scheduled to open today. Ruth’s Chris says the latter, which will be located in … Read more

The DEC opens 6,150 acres of LI water for shellfish farming for the first time since the 1970s

A large swath of western Long Island Sound is now open for shellfish farming for the first time since the 1970s due to improved water quality. A contiguous 6,150-acre area of ​​state-owned underwater areas north of North Hempstead, Glen Cove and Oyster Bay that has been closed since 1972 was among 6,211 acres of Long … Read more

The Styx & REO Speedwagon is coming to Jones Beach this summer

Longtime friends REO Speedwagon and Styx reunite for a new summer tour called “Live and UnZoomed,” which pulls into Northwell Health at the Jones Beach Theater on Aug. 21 for the final night of their three-month-long dates. Loverboy will act as a special guest to round out the bill. “I can not imagine a better … Read more