The real science fiction is that we are it.
An Independence Day fireworks show was hosted off the coast of Jones Beach State Park for the first time in five years, July 4, 2015. (Credit: Newsday / Jeffrey Basinger)
Piano man Billy Joel married the mother of his next child in a ceremony that surprised his Fourth of July guests on his Centre Island estate.
A Holbrook man who police say went on a three-month bank robbery spree in Suffolk County, sometimes wearing the same distinctive hat, pleaded not guilty to nine counts of robbery Saturday in First District Court in Central Islip.
The impending renovation of the Nassau Coliseum marks the end of an era for the men and women who have spent decades working at Long Island's largest sports arena, cleaning floors, repairing lighting, painting walls and ushering patrons to their seats.
In the caption, the boy explains that he is gay and afraid of the future.
Students from other countries are coming to Long Island colleges in record numbers, a trend that university officials say is helping to meet undergraduate enrollment goals, bring in much-needed tuition dollars and raise the profile of the campuses.
A man died after, police said, he was shot and then crashed his vehicle into a house in Hempstead Friday night.
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut is the Babe Ruth of hot-dog-eating contestants.
With East Hampton Town recently banning the ride-booking service Uber, requiring drivers to have physical addresses in town, local real estate agents are playing up the value of properties within walking distance of the village.
From sunbathers and families catching the waves to festive holiday fun, check out photos from Fourth of July weekend at Jones Beach on July 3-5, 2015.
The sky over Jones Beach lit up again Saturday night when Independence Day fireworks returned to the state park, much to the delight of the enormous crowd.
Almost 7,000 NYPD cops began deploying Saturday afternoon to guard against any terrorist threat against the millions gathering to watch the Macy's Independence Day fireworks show.
I witnessed the borough's lovely renaissance.
Two Long Beach police officers who were local lifeguards before joining the force rescued a swimmer in distress Saturday morning, police said.
Not long ago, Tobias Harris was struggling to prove that he belonged in the NBA. Now, he'll be making eight figures a year.
A 16-year-old who robbed a woman while he was a guest at her Kings Park home and then shot another guest has been arrested, Suffolk police said.
Having visible tan lines and sunburn marks used to be a dreaded part of summer that everyone hopes to avoid. But now, having a even tan is so last summer.
For the holiday weekend, it's all about American food, traditional and contemporary. Here are three spots where the fireworks are on the table.
Mark Teixeira brought the fire. Brian McCann brought the water.
In the last week, Steven Matz fulfilled a childhood dream by making his major-league debut, watched his ecstatic grandfather turn into an Internet sensation and found himself on the back page for walking into his favorite deli and ordering a sandwich.
Nassau is moving to end a $2 million contract with a nonprofit that for more than 20 years has operated a program aimed at keeping children out of foster care, following a dispute with the county's largest public employee union over who should provide the service.
A 5-year-old Florida girl riding in a boat has died after a...nbsp;sturgeon...nbsp;leaped from the Suwannee River and struck her.
The Newsday.com Street Team soaked up the sun at Jones Beach on the Fourth of July. They spotted Long Islanders in the waves, on the sand and strolling the boardwalk.
For Assemb. Earlene Hooper, no Silver may mean no hope of grabbing the gold.
Police are investigating a homicide Saturday morning in Hempstead, the third fatal shooting in five days in the village.
Nassau and Suffolk police reported arresting 18 people Friday night and Saturday morning on charges of driving while intoxicated or related crimes.
Barges lining the East River will shoot some 50,000 pyrotechnic shells and effects Saturday night as part of the 39th Annual Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks show while spectators at Jones Beach enjoy a similar spectacle that hasn't lit up that location for five years.
Uber is trying to transport the new sharing economy to New York.
Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small "psychedelic explosions" emanating from the van on the side of the freeway.