Rex Heuermann, Gilgo Beach On Dec. 11 2010, during a search for missing woman Shannan Gilbert, the Suffolk County police found the remains of Melissa Barthelemy. On Dec. 13 the police found the remains of three other women; Maureen Brainard-Barnes, Amber Costello, and Megan Waterman, as per CNN. Found on the foamy waterfront of Gilgo
Ice cream, a classic staple of the American diet, and a crucial part of beating the heat. It’d be difficult to find a Long Islander whose childhood summers weren’t soundtracked by a Mister Softee familiar jingle. According to the International Dairy Foods Association, the average American eats about 20 pounds of ice cream a year.
Summer comes just once a year, and it’s easy for it to just pass you by. Long Island temperatures average in the 70s and 80s during summer. This means there’s no better time to enjoy the outdoors. But with so many options, getting overwhelmed can happen to just about anyone. So to make sure you
Chaotic Cosmetics is a local, LGBTQ-owned makeup business that has grown remarkably over the past few years. This seems to be the product of tireless ambition of its owner, AJ Bellafiore. Chaotic Cosmetics was started in 2018 as a cruelty free, vegan friendly and is a primarily online business. The 29-year-old AJ Bellafiore is a
Eid al-Adha, one of the most important events in the Islamic Calendar, is a three-day celebration most likely to begin on June 28, as per Al Jazeera. The celebration commemorates the willingness of prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail, to Allah, as told in the Quran. The story is also told in Judaism and
June is Pride Month, which means there’s no better time to celebrate the LGBTQ community than right now. On Long Island, there’s an opportunity for something to do around every corner – if you know where to look. To give a brief background on the history of Pride Month, June was chosen as Pride Month
On June 4, the town of Babylon Village held its fourth annual Pride parade, celebrating the local diversity and allowing LGBTQ+ Long Islanders to express themselves. The festivities started on Deer Park Ave. at noon, but the parade itself started at 3 p.m. An after party was held at 6.p.m. at Mary Carroll’s, a bar
Deer Park is host to an ever-growing smorgasbord of fast food establishments, grocery stores, and gas stations, with little space for recreational activity. I’ve asked local Long Island residents, in and out of Deer Park, their opinions on the matter. The consensus seems unified. There is too much, but most don’t realize it. Fast food
Settled past the gift shops and cafes on Cold Spring Harbor’s main street is a humble monument to an industry that once powered the world – the Whaling Museum and Education Center. Currently, the museum is holding a special exhibit called “From Sea to Shining Sea: Whalers of the African Diaspora.” It highlights the role
Long Island Congressman George Santos has been charged with 13 federal counts, which includes seven counts of wire fraud, three counts of money laundering, one count of theft of public funds, and two counts of making materially false statements to the House of Representatives regarding his finances according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District
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