Stacey Sager, Eyewitness News

Stacey Sager

Eyewitness News

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Stacey:

EPA warning of 'forever chemicals' renews concerns about drinking water on Long Island

A warning from the EPA that two nonstick and stain-resistant compounds are more dangerous than previously thought is renewing concerns about drinking water in several Long Island communities. → Read More

9-year-old Ukrainian girl will have life saving heart surgery on LI after fleeing Russian invasion

A 9-year-old girl from Ukraine, unable to get life changing heart surgery in her homeland because of the war with Russia, is now on Long Island. → Read More

5 teenagers arrested for allegedly burglarizing a dozen businesses in Syosset

Five teenagers were arrested in a connection with a string of burglaries in Nassau County Tuesday night. → Read More

Suffolk County leads New York in use of 'red flag' warnings to prevent gun violence

The debate over gun control laws continues in the U.S., but in Suffolk County, police are using the state's "red flag" laws more effectively than any other county in New York. → Read More

Fire Island strives to balance its coastal fragility with flood of tourists

Make no mistake, the sounds and sights of today's Fire Island reflect changes in this landscape and very noticeable ones. → Read More

NY, NJ summer camps struggling to hire counselors, may need to turn away campers

Summer camps across New York and New Jersey are struggling to hire counselors this season and may have to turn campers away if positions aren't filled → Read More

'Social Emotional Learning Day': Pandemic puts focus on young students' mental health

Believing in yourself was the theme at Dryden Street Elementary in Westbury, and the students marked "Social Emotional Learning Day." → Read More

Long Island man reunited with doctor, officers who saved his life at airport

It was back on Tuesday, April 26, and Williams, 54, from Holbrook was about to board a plane on his way back to MacArthur Airport from Orlando. → Read More

Fallen FDNY firefighter Timothy Klein built ramps for those in need during off-days

Timothy Klein was an FDNY firefighter, but on his off days, he worked with the Fight For Firefighters Foundation to build ramps for those in need. → Read More

Long Island seal released after found in traffic circle in Riverhead

"We've had seals go into people's backyards, we've had seals underneath cars so...they do get themselves into trouble, but this is probably the most in town we've ever had," said Montello. → Read More

Nassau County officials teach seniors how to shred and detect scammers at nursing homes

Approximately 165 elderly scams were reported in Nassau last year. That's up from just 88 the year before. → Read More

Long Island woman hopes colon cancer fight helps spread awareness

The rate of colon cancer among younger adults is increasing, even though most people don't start getting screened until they're 45. → Read More

Memorial Sloan-Kettering 'Visible Ink' program offers creative outlet for cancer patients

Memorial Sloan-Kettering's "Visible Ink" program has been putting cancer journeys out to the public, front and center, as an art form. → Read More

Queens residents say Airbnb squatters putting neighborhood in danger

Guns were ablaze - but it was not a warzone, it was Bayside, Queens over the weekend. → Read More

Mount Sinai cardiologist travels to Ukraine-Poland border to help refugees

Dr. Preethi Pirlamarla, a cardiologist at Mount Sinai Queens, is back home Tuesday after traveling overseas to help Ukrainian refugees. → Read More

Mom, 10-year-old daughter both fighting cancer on Long Island

The young girl's only wish is a service dog -- so a local advocacy group got the message and went to work. → Read More

Eyewitness News viewers donate money to Uber driver robbed, beaten after seeing his story

A week after an Uber driver was violently robbed and knocked unconscious near an ATM, he and his wife received some great news from a generous viewer. → Read More

COVID Omicron News: Absentee rate of students, staff rise in school districts on Long Island

School districts on Long Island, like Hempstead Middle School, are struggling to keep schools open for in-person learning amid staffing shortages. → Read More

Nassau County teen helps other students with tutoring website

An online tutoring site launched by a student for tutoring at the start of the pandemic has become a valued resource during unpredictable times. → Read More

Nassau County, entire U.S. dealing with spike in school threats

Police across the country are trying to reassure students and parents after disturbing social media posts calling for possible school threats Friday. → Read More