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Twin Rinks & Ferraro Brothers Team USA to Host Israeli National Team for Press Conference & Charity Exhibition Game

Twin Rinks of Eisenhower Park and Ferraro Brothers Hockey are proud to host the Israeli National Team for a charity exhibition game against Ferarro Brothers Team USA on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 7:30pm.

Suspect Wanted for Attempting to Mug Senior at Gunpoint in Oceanside

The Fourth Squad is investigating an Attempted Robbery that occurred on Thursday, March 05, 2015 at 12:25 pm in Oceanside.

Ross Ulbricht, the Creator and Owner of the “Silk Road” Website, Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court on All Counts

Ross William Ulbricht, a.k.a. “Dread Pirate Roberts,” a.k.a. “DPR,” a.k.a. “Silk Road,” was found guilty yesterday on all seven counts in connection with his operation and ownership of Silk Road.

Twin Copies of a Gene Pair Up in Embryonic Stem Cells at a Critical Moment in their Differentiation

Imagine a pair of twins that everyone believed to be estranged, who turn out to be closer than anyone knew. A genetic version of this heartwarming tale might be taking place in our cells.

New Opportunity Offers Nonprofits Feedback, Recognition – and $60,000 in Prize Money

Launch of 2015 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards Recognizes Nonprofits for Excellent Management.

Woman Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Wantagh

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Arrest for Driving While Intoxicated in Wantagh.

Daylight Savings is Time for Safety

As we “Spring Ahead” make sure to check lifesaving smoke and CO alarms.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Circus Fun, Pet Expo & Other Performances

It's a weekend packed with fun for the entire family with these events and performances!

How Much Snow Has Your Town Received? Snow Totals for Long Island During Winter Storm Thor

Did your town get the most snow or the least? Check out the snow totals all across the island!

SCPD Arrest Man for Driving While Ability Impaired After He Crashes in Nail Salon

Suffolk County police today arrested a man for driving while ability impaired by drugs after he crashed into a nail salon in Deer Park yesterday afternoon.

Are You Prepared? Take Sustainable Long Island's Storm Readiness Assessment

Sustainable Long Island has been awarded a $10,000 grant from State Farm to develop and launch a Disaster Preparedness Program.

Rep. Rice Co-Authors Bipartisan Background Check Bill

Bipartisan coalition introduces legislation to close loopholes in the current background check system and help keep guns from criminals, domestic abusers and the dangerously mentally ill.

Legislator Anker Protects our Communities from the Dangers of Liquid Nicotine

The Suffolk County Legislature approved IR 2174, a local law to warn consumers of the dangers of liquid nicotine products at the March 3 General Legislature meeting.

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled to Host Shamrock Shindig at Long Island Aquarium

Come enjoy some Irish charm with a mix of marine life as Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) hosts its 1st Annual Shamrock Shindig on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.

Legislator Anker Announces Approval of Suffolk County’s School Traffic Zone Safety Commission

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s resolution to establish a School Traffic Zone Safety Commission was approved at the March 3 General Legislative meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature.

A Night to Rock with Former SNL Band Leader GE Smith & Israeli Superstar David Broza, Saturday, April 10 at Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce A Night to Rock with former SNL Band Leader GE Smith & Israeli Superstar David Broza, Saturday, April 10 at 8 pm.

Legislator Anker Joins County Executive Steve Bellone and Colleagues on Community Protection Act Update

On Friday, February 27, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined County Executive Steve Bellone, her legislative colleagues and Parents for Megan's Law, a Ronkonkoma-based non-profit that monitors the behavior of sex offenders.

PSEG Long Island Prepared for the Approaching Storm

PSEG Long Island is preparing for the upcoming storm system, forecasted to bring rain, sleet and snow across the service territory tonight through Thursday evening.

Islip Town Urges Residents to Follow Important Town Codes During Winter Storm Thor

As Islip Town continues to battle severe winter weather, residents are reminded that there are specific codes in place to address the proper removal of snow and ice, as well as codes relating to the parking of ...

NCPD Officers Assist Mother Giving Birth in Bayville

Nassau County Police report the details of an Aided Case involving the birth of a baby boy on Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at 5:20 am in Bayville.
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