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Acting DA Singas, Long Beach Officials Announce DWI Crackdown for Independence Day Weekend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney and advocates announced an enhanced drunk driving enforcement program that will go into effect in the City this holiday weekend starting today.

A.G. Schneiderman Offers Safety Tips For July 4th Following Easing Of Fireworks Prohibitions In Some Areas

Consumers can now buy certain types of fireworks in areas of New York State. By following these tips, New Yorkers can have a safe and fun July 4th.

UPDATE: Huntington Beach & Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Reopens

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.

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police to Increase Patrols on New York Roadways During July 4th Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State Police and local law enforcement will increase patrols to crack down on drivers who violate the law this Fourth of July weekend from Friday, July 3 until Monday, July ...

Man Killed in Industrial Accident in Farmingdale

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an industrial accident that killed a man in Farmingdale yesterday.

Bayville Auto Accident Causes Osprey Birds Nest to Fall to Ground, Nest Contained Four-Week Old Birds

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Animal Rescue that occurred on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 10:16 p.m. in Bayville.

Suffolk County SPCA: 4th of July Pet Safety Alert

The July 4th holiday may be lots of fun for you and your family but may pose a very dangerous situation for your family pet.

Suffolk County Sheriff's Proactive Impaired Driving Recognition Effort Continues this Holiday Week and Throughout the Summer Season

The Sheriff's Office, working cooperatively with the County Executive and Suffolk County STOP-DWI, has a new effort targeting drivers impaired by drugs and alcohol with a focus on Long Island's East End this summer season.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Elijah, Truesdale, Sylvie and Ricky!

Meet Truesdale, Elijah, Sylvie and Ricky!

Assemblywoman Solages Holding 2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblywoman Solages fosters a 2015 Summer Reading Challenge to assure that students are given the opportunity to continue to enrich themselves during their summer break.

Mangano: Publishers Clearing House To Grow Jobs In Nassau County

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) today announced the approval of an economic development compact that will keep Publishers Clearing House, here in Nassau County where it will expand ...

Help Friends of Karen Send Children Back to School with Smiles

This children’s charity helps fill hundreds of backpacks for the upcoming school year.

Suffolk Theater to Present Alt Rock Legends World Party

On July 11, 2015, the Historic Suffolk Theater in Riverhead, NY will host legendary alt rock band World Party.

Kevin Coster Sworn in as William Floyd Superintendent of Schools

Kevin Coster, the new Superintendent of Schools for the William Floyd School District, took the oath of office in the district’s administrative offices on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Rockville Centre Financial Planner Sentenced, Ordered to Repay Victims in $1.8 Million Theft from Special Needs Camp & Seniors

Rockville Centre financial planner is sentenced to prison & ordered to pay full restitution to Camp A.N.C.H.O.R. and former investment clients.

Mangano Dedicates POW-MIA Chair Of Honor

As our nation marks the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Vietnam Veterans of America-Chapter 82 unveiled a POW-MIA Chair of Honor.

Mangano Announces New NYIT Cyber Security Research Facility

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has authorized the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) to establish an Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research Facility in Port Washington to ...

Rep. Rice, State & Local Officials Call for Federal Approval of Long Beach Emergency Department

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice today called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to approve South Nassau Communities Hospital’s request to open and operate a 24-hour Emergency Services Department in Long Beach.

Arrest Made for Plainview TD Bank Robbery

The Major Case Bureau reports the details of a Bank Robbery that occurred on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 10:45 A.M. in Plainview.

Hempstead Shooting Leaves Man Dead and 3 Youths Injured, Investigation Continues

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 6:06 pm in Hempstead.
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