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05.13.10 Bucky Turco

Twenty people were arrested in what authorities say is the biggest heroin bust on Long Island’s East End. According to Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota, the drug ring was responsible for selling about 2,500 bags of dope a week, which, in the scheme of things, seems like a relatively small amount considering the suburban […]

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05.10.10 Bucky Turco

Oh no! The synthetic herb that’s one step up from smoking banana peels has made its way to Nassau County, Long Island and it must be stopped. Well, that’s what Kathleen Rice says. The Nassau DA—who just announced that she’s running for state attorney general—has proposed making it illegal. Way to keep your eye on […]

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04.28.10 Bucky Turco

Long Island has always had a drug problem—it’s the only way of dealing with suburban life—but currently, heroin is the substance that’s ravaging the homogeneous expanse. In a futile effort to track the growing epidemic, officials revamped the Suffolk County Drug Mapping Index website, making it more user friendly and easier to see which towns […]

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04.07.10 Bucky Turco

As you can see by this exclusive photo obtained by ANIMAL, the baby humpback whale that beached itself in East Hampton isn’t doing too well. Experts say has it little chance of living without its mother and so everyone is just waiting around for the juvenile to die, prompting one Hamptons blogger to lash out […]

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04.06.10 Bucky Turco

There’s nothing worse than the thought of dying on Long Island and so we’re hoping that smart marine people will be able to save this sick 25-foot humpback whale that is flailing about on an East Hampton beach right now! Authorities believe the baby whale was separated from its family, since they usually nurse until […]

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09.28.09 Bucky Turco

When it comes to drug consumption—of all types—Long Island is always ahead of the curve and according to this Newsday op-ed, the suburban enclave is increasingly becoming a playground for heroin junkies. And we’re not just talking about sleazy parts of Nassau County, but the rural expanses of Suffolk too. In addition to abject boredom […]

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08.17.09 Bucky Turco

Keeping ethnically-motivated attacks down to nine month intervals, a group of young white morons in Patchogue beat down a Hispanic man and robbed him on Sunday while saying a bunch of racist shit. |Newsday| […]

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07.21.09 Will Sherman

Just one surfing ticket has been issued this year on Long Island and Rockaway Beach by city and state parks department. And now that sole summons has been tossed out, further evidence that authorities are backing off ticketing surfers in supposedly off limits areas. […]

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07.14.09 Bucky Turco

Today, a giant shark that doesn’t eat humans died on a Long Island beach. Surfers reportedly spotted the 20-foot basking shark this morning flailing about and showing signs of distress. It eventually washed ashore at Gilgo Beach where sunbathers snapped photos and posed with the massive fish. More photos of the wannabe Jaws below. |WPIX| […]

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06.29.09 Will Sherman

Over the weekend a group of dolphins were spotted in the waters off City Island leading some to think they were utterly confused. But it turns out the aquatic mammals, part of a larger group of 150 to 200 spotted in the Long Island Sound last week, are “normal” and simply hunting for herring which […]

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