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Making the Most Out of New Year’s Eve in New York City

If you're planning on heading to New York City to watch the ball drop, prepare yourself beforehand with these tips!

Hempstead Man Receives Maximum Sentence for Brutal Sexual Assault in Garden City Occurring in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the sentencing today of a Hempstead man for simultaneously raping and strangling a 50-year-old Garden City woman in her home just over a week after Superstorm Sandy slammed into Long ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Pleas And Jail Terms In Largest Cockfighting Bust In NYS History

“Operation Angry Birds” takedown spanned three NYS counties and has resulted in nine convictions.

A.G. Schneiderman Investigation Reveals Major Retailers Illegally Selling Prohibited Toy Guns

Cease and desist letters sent to Wal-Mart, Amazon, K-Mart and other retailers to halt sale of toy guns lacking distinguishing designs.

Eastern Long Island Hospital Intensifies Flu Prevention Efforts

Flu shots and surgical face masks part of effort to stem flu.

CRESLI Announces 2014-2015 Seal Walk Schedule

The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island (CRESLI) is pleased to announce its schedule for the 2014-2015 seal walk season.

Simple Holiday Candy Recipes for Your Favorite Sweet Tooth

Whether it is for a party or a homemade stocking stuffer, holiday candies will bring out lots of smiles!

New 934 Area Code Announced for Suffolk County

Its official, the North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned a new area code for Suffolk County.

200 Firefighters Put Out Woodmere Blaze

The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a fire that occurred at 3:56am on Friday, December 19, 2014 in Woodmere.

New Area Code on Long Island Announced

NANPA assigns new 934 area code to Suffolk County.

MTA Board Awards Contract for New Ellison Ave. Bridge to LI Firm

Posillico Civil of Farmingdale Is Scheduled to Complete Project by 2016.

Two LIAACC Chamber Members Receive Prestigious LIBN's Leadership in Law Award

On November 13, 2014 at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, New York two LIAACC Attorneys received the Prestigious Leadership in Law Award presented by Long Island Business News.

Easy Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining

Check out these simple starters for your holiday gathering that won’t have you spending extra hours in front of the stove!

Bay Park Couple Busted in East Rockaway for Cocaine Possession

Narcotics/Vice Squad detectives report the details of two arrests for criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance which occurred in East Rockaway on Thursday, 12/18/14 at 4:15 P.M.

Suspect Wanted for Stealing Beats Headphones from Centereach Walmart

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a Centereach store.

Woman Wanted for Stealing Wallet from Wading River Grocery Store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person who stole a wallet from a Wading River King Kullen last month.

Hempstead Teen Arrested for Assaulting Woman & Infant at Laundromat

The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for a Robbery that occurred in Hempstead on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11P:59 am.

Volunteer Firefighters & Ambulance Workers Benefit Law Is Signed By Governor

Quirk in law denying certain injury benefits is resolved.

South Nassau Communities Hospital and Huntington Hospital to Receive the New York State AMT Children of Hope Torch of Life Award

South Nassau Communities Hospital will receive the “Torch of Life Award.”

Setauket Teen Honored by Legislature for Heroic Actions at Crash Site

Legislator Kara Hahn this week honored Nolan Adelsky of Setauket for his assistance at the scene of a very serious motor vehicle accident.
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