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NCPD Crime Alert: Over 100 iPhones & Smart Phones Stolen in Baldwin T-Mobile Heist

The First Squad reports the details of a Burglary which occurred on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 5:00 A.M. in Baldwin.

NOAA Study: Fireworks Produce Air Pollutants Linked to Short- and Long-Term Health Effects

While many grew up learning that fireworks can be dangerous to the eyes and hands if not handled properly, fireworks also produce air pollutants, including particulate matter, that are linked to short-term or long-term health effects.

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.

Teen Suspects Wanted for Brentwood Home Break In

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the men who burglarized a home in Brentwood last month.

LongIsland.com's 2015 July Family Fun Guide: Fireworks, 4th of July Celebrations & Tons of Summer Fun!

Summer is finally here, and July is packed with fun filled events from start to finish!

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame Awards Four Student Scholarships for the 2015-16 Academic Year

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame has announced the awarding of four student scholarships to graduating Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens high school students who will be pursuing college music studies in the 2015-16 academic year.

William Floyd NJROTC Welcomed U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major

The William Floyd Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) recently welcomed Command Sergeant Major Michele S. Jones (U.S. Army/retired), who was visiting as a keynote speaker for “Our Community Salutes.”

Leg. McCaffrey Recognizes Local Scout at Arrow of Light Ceremony

On June 25th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) had a special opportunity to recognize Pack 383’s Webelos Scout Jake Gross at his Arrow of Light ceremony.

North Shore Animal League's Four Legged Friends: Meet Silver, Oreo, Mary, and Max!

Four Legged Friends is a weekly column by Bariann Browne, lifelong Long Island resident and communications coordinator for North Shore Animal League America. Bariann’s weekly posts highlight the League’s amazing animals.

Assemblyman Kaminsky, Along with 100 Colleagues, Calls on State to Create Alternate Pathways to Graduation for Students with Disabilities

Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky authored a letter – and was joined by more than 100 of his colleagues – to the Commissioner of the New York State Education Department urging the state to address the lack of available ...

PSEG Long Island Announces July 2015 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for July.

Schumer Reveals: 50,000+ Long Island Seniors Could Be Homebound Because Critical Aging In Place Program is in Danger of Expiring

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged the federal DOT to provide approximately $1 million in federal funding for North Hempstead’s Project Independence, a vital transportation program serving over 50,000 seniors across Nassau County.

Rep. Rice Announces Grant Awards for Organizations Helping Homeless Veterans on Long Island

Two local organizations receive nearly $300,000 in federal funds to help homeless veterans find jobs.

Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Efforts Saving Taxpayers Billons

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York’s Medicaid spending per person dropped to a 13 year low over the past 12 months.

New Cassel Man Arrested for Several Home Burglaries

The Third Squad reports the arrest of a New Cassel man for burglary that occurred on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 10:14 pm in New Cassel.

DEC Re-Opens Particular Shellfishing Areas

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today announced the reopening of approximately 4,000 acres of shellfish lands on Long Island.

Burglary at East Islip Construction Site Under Investigation

The NY State Police is investigating a burglary that occurred on 6/27/15 at about 7:30 AM, at a construction yard located in East Islip.

UPDATE: Huntington Beach Reopens; Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Remains Closed to Bathing

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.

Another Man Arrested for East Rockaway CVS Shoplifting and Car Stealing to Flee the Scene

Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm in East Rockaway.

Uniondale Man Arrested for Roosevelt Burglary

The First Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11:15 am in Roosevelt.
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