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New York Islanders Announce Change in Ownership

A deal that will introduce a pair of new majority owners to the Islanders is now pending NHL approval.

Alleged Bonanno Organized Crime Family Associate Sentenced to Eleven Years Imprisonment

Defendant trafficked over 3,000 kilograms of marijuana and obstructed justice by threatening witnesses

Purr-fect Idea for All Pets: August 22nd is Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day

Many homes have cats and other pets, and part of loving these pets is taking them to the veterinarian for a check-up and for shots. So, check out all the places to take your pets for a ...

How Well Can Your Child Draw? It Can Be an Indicator for Later Intelligence

Take a closer look at the next drawing your child makes. It can be an indicator of intelligence at a later age.

Car Crimes: Nassau Woman Robs Cab Driver; Car Broken into Outside Melville Gym

Local authorities report separate vehicular crimes on Long Island.

Indian Cuisine and Cooking 101

Never given Indian food a chance before? Here’s a little information to entice those taste buds.

DPS-LI Seeks Input on PSEG Long Island’s Utility 2.0 Plan

Additional Public Statement Hearings To be held on Plan

Numerous Suffolk Locations to be Sprayed for Mosquito and West Nile Control

Locations across Suffolk County are scheduled to be sprayed on August 19th and 20th.

Governor Cuomo Announces Recipients Of $340 Million in Pre-Kindergarten Funding

Program encouraged creativity through competition; Awards given to full-day pre-kindergarten programs across New York.

Governor Cuomo Requests Federal Technical Assistance to Assess Damages From the Recent Record Rainfall and Flash Flooding in Suffolk County

The assessment would be used to formally request assistance and low-interest disaster assistance loans from the Federal government.

Movie Roundup: TMNT and Guardians of the Galaxy Prove Staying Power as ‘The Expendables 3’ Fails to Even Make 3rd Place at the Box Office

Even new release 'Expendables 3' couldn't push 'TMNT' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' out the of the top spots at the weekend box office. Could piracy be the factor that killed 'Expendable 3' at the movie box ...

From Planes to Flight: August 19th is National Aviation Day!

August 19th is National Aviation Day! Check out the various ways to celebrate the science of aeronautics.

Local Steals & Deals on Awesome Summer Dining

Looking for savings on dining to go along with your summer fun on Long Island? Here's some savings from Sbarro, KFC, and Outback Steakhouse!

Get Some Laughs at Long Island’s Comedy Clubs

Long Island is home to some great places to see stand-up comedy.

Suffolk Police Dogs Receive Bulletproof Vests Donated by Vested Interest in K9s

A non-profit organization has donated two protective vests for Suffolk County’s police dogs.

Savor their Golden Years: Activities to Do with Grandparents and Seniors

National Senior Citizen Day is right around the corner, so plan something special with an older family member or friend.

All About Antiquing: Finding Unique Treasures on Long Island

Long Island is a wonderful place for collectors to find unique treasures, rare collectables, and valuable antiques.

Nesconscet Man Killed in Car Crash in Garden City

The Third Squad reports the details of Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 10:15am on August 16, 2014 in Garden City.

Island Park Woman Arrested for Stealing & Reselling $59k Worth of Lego Toy Sets

The Fourth Squad reports the arrest of an Island Park woman on August 14, 2014 at 1:30pm for a Grand Larceny that occurred in Island Park.
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