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Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry Update

The Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry was created in 2014 by an act of the Nassau County Legislature, the registry is hosted by the Nassau County SPCA as a service to the public.

Salt Marsh Restoration Project Will Strengthen Coastal Areas Near Seatuck, Wertheim and Lido Beach Refuges

A planned effort to restore 567 acres of salt marsh in Suffolk and Nassau Counties damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 will help buffer Long Island communities from future storms and sea-level rise.

Governor Cuomo Directs Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen NYPD Officers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed that flags on all state government buildings be flown at half-staff today in honor of New York City Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

Westbury Seniors Found Shot to Death in Home

The Homicide Squad reports the details of an incident which occurred on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 9:40 P.M. in Westbury.

Schumer Announces Thunderbirds Will Return to 2015 Jones Beach Air Show

Initially, Federal Budget Cuts in 2013 Forced Cancellations of All Military Air Show Performances Until Blue Angels Returned in 2014.

Legislator Anker Demands Brookhaven Town Declare Moratorium on Shoreham Solar Projects

After Shoreham residents have been battling with the Town of Brookhaven on an existing 9.5 megawatt solar project, the community was notified on Tuesday, December 16 of an even larger solar project for their community.

Save Energy at Home this Winter

The arrival of the Winter means cooler temperatures and more energy use to keep the home warm, but with a few tips you can save on the utility bill.

Taxi Driver with Suspended License Arrested for Killing Pedestrian

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian last night in Huntington Station.

NCPD Crime Alert: Elmont Gas Station Robbed

The Fourth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at 9:16 p.m. in Elmont.

Freeport Man Found Shot to Death in Roosevelt

The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred in Roosevelt on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 4:15 pm.

Hempstead Man Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated with Infant in Front Seat

The Nassau County Police Department reports an arrest for Driving While Intoxicated on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 11:55 P.M. in Hempstead.

8 New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To

This year make yourself some resolutions that are actually attainable!

Get Creative With Your Cash Gift for Christmas with Origami Money and More!

Give cash for Christmas, and get some "oohs" and "aahs"!

Long Island’s White Christmases: Past Snowy Holidays on LI

Wondering the last time we’ve had a White Christmas on Long Island?

Easy No-Bake Delectable Holiday Desserts

Delight your holiday guests with these delectable, easy to make, desserts!

Incident Involving Destroyed Plainview Menorah

The Second Squad is investigating a Bias Incident that occurred in Plainview between Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:15 pm thru Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 8:45 am.

Senator LaValle Announces New Law To Help Address Lyme Disease In New York

New Law Implements A Recommendation of the Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases.

10 One-of-a-Kind Winter Centerpieces

Not sure what to choose for your winter wedding centerpieces? Take a look at some of these cost efficient ideas that are ideal for your seasonal celebration!

Warm Winter Drinks for the Whole Family

Here are some drink recipes that everyone can enjoy in the cold.

Mangano Announces 5K New Years's Eve Dash And New Year's Eve Party

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a 5k New Year's Eve DASH to support the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD).
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