Wendy Lau is a native New Yorker. She currently covers the Hot Spots & Night Life section's "Weekly Watch" and "Weekend Watch" as well as local news. You can also catch her at LongIslandYellowPages.com where she is a columnist providing weekly information on savings opportunities and places to visit for dining, family fun and entertainment. Wendy can be reached at WendyL@longisland.com
By Wendy L December 07, 2016
On Thanksgiving morning dare-devil BMX bikers broke into Splish Splash Water Park and caused damage to slides. Police have now arrested 4 men.
By Wendy L September 06, 2016
Peak wind gusts were recorded over Long Island as Hermine continues to move westward toward the Mid-Atlantic coast today. Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for LI.
By Wendy L September 06, 2016
Free child car seat inspections are available to parents and caregivers during the month of September throughout the state.
By Wendy L July 07, 2016
Efforts continue to control invasive giant hogweed plants across the state. Giant hogweed email and hotline established to report sightings.
By Wendy L June 03, 2016
Dowling College is closing on Monday, June 6. St. Joseph's College in Patchogue will hold a Special Enrollment Day to offer assistance to students left in lurch.
By Wendy L May 06, 2016
A deer in Centereach NY (Suffolk County), had managed to get its head stuck inside a light globe and had been laying in the woods since the previous night.
By Wendy L February 21, 2016
St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner! On Long Island, you have plenty of opportunities to take part in the holiday celebration to learn about all things Irish. Enjoy the variety of St. Patrick’s Day ...
By Wendy L December 16, 2015
The fight to reauthorize funds for 9/11 survivors by extending the James L. Zadroga 9-11 Health & Compensation Act (a.k.a. Zadroga Act) is expected to pass later this week after a long fight.
By Wendy L December 04, 2015
The end of the year can be bittersweet, but we have loads of entertainment to get you pumped and excited for the start of a New Year!
By Wendy L November 22, 2015
This is the week when the biggest Black Friday bargains and deals begin! Check out our Black Friday Shopping Guide for the latest steals and deals to complete your holiday shopping!
By Wendy L November 15, 2015
The holiday season comes alive as Rockefeller Center lights up for the 83rd Annual Rockefeller Center Tree lighting ceremony!
By Wendy L November 06, 2015
The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade delights millions each year. Here's what to expect from it this year!
By Wendy L September 23, 2015
Get ready for a ton of Halloween entertainment fun on Long Island this season! We have you covered on all angles for those into big scares to kid-friendly Halloween adventures.
By Wendy L August 18, 2015
Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner! Complete the rest of your summer with these festivities and events.
By Wendy L May 07, 2015
Summer break is nearly here! Make summer camp plans for your kids with LongIsland.com's Summer Camp Guide.