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Mangano Officiates At The Belmont's Opening Day

County Executive Edward P. Mangano (5th left) thanked NYRA Chairman of the Board Anthony Bonomo for inviting him to cut the ceremonial ribbon at Belmont Racetrack’s Opening Day.

Mangano Announces Navy And Marine Helicopter Landing At Eisenhower Park

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Nassau County will once again host the Navy and Marine Helicopter Landing in Eisenhower Park on Saturday, May 23rd as part of the “Fleet Week 2015” activities in ...

Suffolk Man Faces New Charge in Arson Ordered by Nassau Cardiologist

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arraignment of a Suffolk man on grand jury charges for setting a fire that damaged the office of a Nassau cardiologist as part of an arson scheme ordered ...

Bay Shore Man Arrested for Violent Southern State Parkway Assault

On April 30, 2015, the New York State Police - Brentwood-BCI, with the assistance of the Violent Felony Warrant Squad and the US Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested Antoine Smiley, age 38, of Bay Shore, NY ...

Leg. Anker Attends Suffolk County Historical Society Museum Exhibit on Boat Building History

Legislator Sarah Anker recently joined members of the Suffolk County Historical Museum and county legislators at the Suffolk County Historical Society’s “From Shore to Shore: Boat builders and Boatyards of Long Island” exhibition.

Schumer Announces $3.3M for South Farmingdale Water District from Settlement with U.S. Navy, No Added Cost to Local Ratepayers

Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer presented the South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD) with a check for $3.3 million due to the recent U.S. Navy reimbursement settlement as a result of plume contamination.

I Love My Park Day Celebrates New York’s State Park System, More Than 6,000 Volunteers Pitch in at 95 State Parks and Historic Sites

Ninety-five New York State Parks and Historic Sites are hosting volunteer events today, Saturday, May 2, as part of the fourth annual I Love My Park Day. I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event ...

Hundreds of Suffolk County PAL Members Enjoy NBA Basketball Game

Hundreds of members of the Suffolk County Police Athletic League enjoyed a fantastic opportunity to play basketball on an NBA court before watching a game at the Barclays Center last month.

Communities Unite with Local Letter Carriers to Collect Food For Their Neighbors in Need – Help “Stamp Out Hunger” to Benefit Island Harvest on May 9

From Alaska to Florida, and from Maine to Hawaii, on Saturday, May 9, U.S. Postal Service letter carriers across the country will visit homes and businesses in every city, suburb and town in America to collect food ...

Suffolk Theater Owners, Bob & Dianne Castaldi Honored By NY State Department of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation

Bob and Dianne Castaldi, owners of the historic Suffolk Theater in Riverhead, received the New York State Historic Preservation Award this morning, May 1st, 2015.

Celebrate Your Mom This Mother's Day by Taking Her to a Delicious Brunch!

Celebrate Mother's Day with your mom by taking her out to a delicious brunch!

Billy Joel Sells Out Nassau Coliseum’s Final Show in Less than Five Minutes

Tickets for Billy Joel in the final show at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum have sold out in less than five minutes, generating one of the quickest selling concerts ever at the Coliseum. Tickets went on sale this ...

5th Annual All Kids Fair a Great Success

With its largest turnout ever, the popular All Kids Fair returned to the Melville Marriott for the fifth straight year on Sunday, April 26, 2015.

Driver Critically Injured, Passenger Killed in Shoreham Single-Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a single-vehicle crash that critically injured the driver and killed her passenger in Shoreham yesterday.

St. Francis Hospital Shares Heart-healthy Tips For Long Island Marathon Runners

With the 2015 Long Island Marathon just around the corner - marathon partner St. Francis Hospital – The Heart Center, in Roslyn, is providing healthy running tips to all participants - whatever their pace - to stay ...

Suffolk SPCA Seeks Information on Dead Kittens in Ronkonkoma

The Suffolk County SPCA is seeking information from the public about 3 kittens that were found dead and decapitated in an industrial area in Ronkonkoma.

LongIsland.com's 2015 May Family Fun Guide: Festivals, Fairs Fireworks &

As the temperatures rise, the fun is really starting to heat up here on Long Island! Get the scoop on all the best fun happening across LI this May right here!

LI's Adorable Adoptables: 3 New Furry Friends Up for Adoption & The Scoop on a Pint-Sized Super Volunteer

Few things are cuter than kids and animals, but what about a kid who helps animals in need? This week it is my pleasure to introduce you to Anthony Grella, a fantastic 5 year old who is ...

NCPD Investigates Case of Auto Batteries Stolen from 84 School Buses in Oceanside

The Fourth Squad is reporting a Grand Larceny that occurred between April 9, 2015 and April 30, 2015 in Oceanside.

After a Two Year Search, Guardians of Rescue Unites Owner with Beloved Pet

With the help of Guardians of Rescue, a distraught pet owner was finally united with her lost dog after two long years of searching.
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