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Blydenburgh County Park Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities as Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Commissioner of Parks Greg Dawson has been notified and advised to suspend activities at the park during the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 a.m.

LongIsland.com’s August 2015 Family Fun Guide: Street Festivals and More Fun to Toast the End of Summer!

Make the most of the last month of summer vacation with these great fairs, festivals, and outdoor events!

MTA LIRR Releases Draft Environmental Assessment of Mid-Suffolk Yard-Ronkonkoma Yard Expansion Project

MTA Long Island Rail Road today made public a study that assesses the potential environmental impact of its proposed Mid-Suffolk Yard / Ronkonkoma Yard Expansion Project, which would enlarge the LIRR’s existing Ronkonkoma electric train yard just ...

Governor Cuomo Announces $56 Million in Improvements Along Route 347 on Long Island

Governor Cuomo announced completion of two projects worth $56.1 million to help transform State Route 347 on Long Island from a high-volume corridor into a safe, multi-modal, environmentally sustainable boulevard for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users.

Unleash Your Inner Artist at LI's Paint Night Events

Paint nights are great for beginner painters, or people who just want to try something new in a friendly atmosphere.

Suffolk County SPCA Investigates Another Ritualistic Act Involving Animal Part, Latest Incident in East Islip

The Suffolk County SPCA is reaching out to the public for information about another possible ritualistic killing of an animal.

Buses Replace Trains between Ronkonkoma & Brentwood on Sat., July 25 & Sun., July 26 for Grade Crossing Project

Buses will replace train service between Brentwood and Ronkonkoma this coming weekend as the Long Island Rail Road installs a new rail crossing at Carleton Avenue in Central Islip.

Five-Year-Old Girl from Farmingville Drowns in Islip Backyard Pool

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the drowning death of a 5-year-old girl in Islip last night.

Commissioner Elia Identifies 144 Struggling and Persistently Struggling Schools to Begin Implementation of School Receivership in New York State

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced today that the Department has identified 144 schools in 17 school districts as Struggling Schools or Persistently Struggling Schools.

Health Officials Warn of Three New Cyanobacteria Blooms

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reported that cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) have exceeded bloom criteria in three new water bodies in Suffolk County: Old Town Pond in Southampton, Kellis Pond ...

All-Stars Gather in LI to Support Catalanotto Foundation

Former pro-athletes play again to support the Frank Catalanotto Foundation's mission to aid early treatment of vascular birthmarks.

Suffolk County SPCA Investigates Another Act of Animal Sacrifice, Latest Incident in Central Islip

The Suffolk County SPCA is reaching out to the public for information about another possible ritualistic killing of an animal.

SCPD Crime Alert: East Islip Construction Yard Burglarized

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and New York State Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who burglarized a construction yard in East Islip last month.

Suffolk County SPCA Asks the Public for Help to Stop Ritualistic Animal Sacrifice

The Suffolk County SPCA is reaching out to the public for information about ritualistic killing of animals.

Islip Town Raises Red and Purple Flags to Warn Residents of Potentially Dangerous Marine Life on Beaches

The Town of Islip has raised purple and red warning flags to inform residents of potentially dangerous marine life and hazardous swimming conditions at Town beaches.

Man Seriously Injured in East Farmingdale Box Truck Crash

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a two-car crash that seriously injured a man in East Farmingdale tonight.

Outdoor Concerts and Music Festivals to Rock Your Summer!

Soak up the sun while listening to great live jams at one of these festivals, concert series, or Jones Beach shows!

Merrimac Elementary Students Clean-Up Nicely

Recently, the Merrimac Elementary School Student Lighthouse Team hosted their June Clean-Up and Beautification Project, in which dozens of young students helped to clean up their school grounds.

UPDATE: Huntington Beach & Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Reopens

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach in the Town of Islip and Head of the Bay Club Beach in Huntington Bay are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

SCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Robbing 4 Banks in Suffolk County

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who robbed four banks.
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