Half Hollow Hills
A Melville pharmacist has been arrested for his alleged role as a ringleader in a massive scheme to distribute black market prescription HIV drugs and defraud the Medicaid program of $155 million, law enforcement officials said.
The Drama Club performed three sold out showings last week of the musical comedy Hairspray, presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Medford that took place Wednesday morning. Officers responded to 82 Rose Lane in the Gordon Heights neighborhood following a 5:41 a.m. 911 call of shots fired at the location. Police discovered the body of 32-year-old Ronald Fitzgerald, of Medford, lying on the front porch of the home.
A car crash on Montauk Highway in Blue Point closed both lanes for four hours early Tuesday and the driver was arrested for DWI, according to Suffolk Police.
A fire early Wednesday morning badly damaged a West Islip home and sent at least two firefighters to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
The Babylon Memorial Grade School received a letter this month from Ambassador and Consul General of Japan in New York Shigeyuki Hiroki as a token of appreciation for the students' relief efforts in the aftermath of the Japan tsunami of 2011 that claimed the lives of more than 19,000 people.