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14th Annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run Continues To Honor Fallen 9/11 Heroes This September

The patriotic sacrifice and selfless courage of 9/11’s fallen heroes will be honored during the 14th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers (T2T) 5K Run & Walk in New York City on Sunday, September 27, 2015, starting ...

Crab Meadow Beach Closed to Bathing

Crab Meadow Beach in Northport is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards.

Governor Cuomo Announces End-of-Summer Underage Drinking and Fake ID Crackdown at Concerts and Events Across the State

Governor Cuomo announced a crackdown on underage drinking and fake identification documents at summer concerts and other underage hotspots, which will last through Labor Day weekend.

Duo Wanted for Threatening Victim with Baseball Bat, Mugging in Roosevelt

First Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Roosevelt on Sunday, 08/30/15 at 4:30 A.M.

17-Year Old Killed, Two People Seriously Injured in West Babylon Motor Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a female passenger and seriously injured two other passengers in West Babylon last night.

Hempstead Teen Arrested for Mugging

Third Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for a robbery that occurred in Hempstead on Sunday, 08/30/15 at 5:08 P.M.

Assemblywoman Jean-Pierre Secures Additional Funding for Local Schools

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre (D-Babylon) announced that she helped secure additional funding for school districts in the 11th Assembly District.

Mangano Announces NASH FM's Last Summer Bash At Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Nassau County will host NASH FM’s Last Summer Bash at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, September 12th.

Acting DA Singas Announces Renewal of Grant to Woman’s Opportunity Rehabilitation Center

Acting DA Madeline Singas joined the staff, volunteers, supporters and clients of the Woman’s Opportunity Rehabilitation Center (WORC) today to announce her office’s renewal of a grant to help keep the 30-year-old organization running for another year.

Free Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminars Offered In September And October

o help save lives and further combat the Heroin epidemic, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced free Overdose Prevention Seminars offered to residents in September and October.

SCPD Officers Rescue Entangled Bird Found in String on the National Grid Northport Platform

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued a bird that was entangled in string on an offshore fuel platform today.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

Governor Cuomo Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Thirteen Playgrounds at State Parks

Governor Cuomo announced the state has committed $2.5 million to build or improve 13 playgrounds at eight State Parks across New York.

New York’s Largest African American Chamber Gearing Up to Strengthen African American Business Owners Capacity in the Region

The founders of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce saw a significant gap and formed the chamber to begin to rebuild the social and economic fabric of the communities it serves on a daily basis.

Governor Cuomo Announces Over $9 Million in Federal Storm Recovery Funding Restored For the City of Long Beach

Governor Cuomo announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has restored over $9 million of previously denied Public Assistance program funding to reimburse the City of Long Beach for a project to rebuild its boardwalk after it ...

Pick the Perfect Peck of Apples at Long Island’s U-Pick Orchards

Enjoy the best of what September has to offer - awesome apple picking at nearby farms and orchards!

Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash in Cold Spring Harbor

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a woman in Cold Spring Harbor early this evening.

Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Bloom on Little Fresh Pond in Southampton

Researchers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) have confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) at Little Fresh Pond, in the Town of Southampton.

Nineteen Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that nineteen mosquito samples and two birds have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Back to School Blast at Smith Haven Mall

For the second year, Smith Haven Mall will host Back to School Blast, a daylong event featuring Long Island’s best family-friendly resources and essentials.
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