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Joan Rivers Stops Breathing during Surgery, Rushed to NYC Hospital

Long-time comedian Joan Rivers was rushed to a hospital this morning after she stopped breathing during a minor surgery.

Simple Iced Coffee Recipes for the End of Summer

Coffee plays an integral role in our day-to-day lives, so make sure you enjoy your cup of Joe with these sweet, simple ideas.

LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: The Boss You’ll Love to Live With

Boss is a young terrier mix who adores children, other dogs, and even cats!

Silver Alert Issued for Patchogue Man with Bipolar Disorder Who May be Suicidal

The man was last seen on August 27th in East Islip.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Concerts, Festivals & Labor Day Weekend Events

Get ready for a holiday weekend packed with fun entertainment on Long Island! There's music concerts, tribute concerts, a lighthouse event, festivals, a horse show, and much more!

Blydenburgh and Gardiner County Parks Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities

Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus.

Leg. Lindsay III Sponsors Successful School Supply Drive

The drive provided students with the tools necessary to succeed inside the classroom.

International Bacon Day is August 30th

The Saturday before Labor Day marks International Bacon Day, a day where everyone all over the world celebrates and consumes bacon. So, be sure to celebrate bacon this International Bacon Day.

HP Recalls 6 Million Notebook Computer Power Cords, Fire and Burn Risks

HP and Compaq notebook and mini-notebook computer users beware of this latest recall concerning fire and burn risks.

American Airlines Pulls Fares from Orbitz and Other Travel Sites Just As Labor Day Travel Begins

If you're planning to book a flight on American Airlines or US Airways at one of the major online travel sites, don't be surprised if you don't find any. Fares are pulled right before Labor Day holiday ...

Help Every Dog Have Its Day on National Dog Day

National Dog Day is celebrating its tenth year, so join in by pampering your pooch or volunteering at a local shelter.

Governor Cuomo Congratulates New York State’s Primetime Emmy Award Winners

“The Primetime Emmy awards represent the very best in television today, and it is my pleasure to congratulate New York’s nominees and winners on this extraordinary achievement,” Governor Cuomo said.

Freeport Man Pleads Guilty to All Counts in Garage Fire that Killed 13 Pit Bulls

53-year-old to receive prison time on felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges.

Fatal North Bellmore Car Crash Under Investigation

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in N. Bellmore on Monday, 08/25/14 at 1:53 P.M

Lovable Lunchbox Notes to Leave the Kids

Surprise the kids this year by leaving them cute little lunchbox notes!

Movie Roundup: Guardians of the Galaxy Comes Back Up Top and Becomes Highest-Grossing for the Summer

Guardians of the Galaxy rules the movie box office, winning title for highest-grossing for the Summer domestically.

Governor Cuomo Hosts Long Island Wine and Craft Beverage Tour and Congratulates Winery of the Year at Harvest Fest

Tour promotes beverage industry and tourism in New York with a first-hand look at how New York beers, spirits and wines are produced.

Marine Bureau Police Officers and Coast Guard Officials Rescue Boaters

Rescue occurred in the Atlantic Ocean, south of Fire Island Inlet on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at approximately 7:30 a.m.

Do Something for Others: This Week Is Be Kind to Humankind Week

Sometimes we all get caught up in life, but we must remember to do something for someone else. So, do something for others this Be Kind to Humankind Week.
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