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Southampton Town Councilman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Illegally Distribute Oxycodone

Bradley Bender, Southampton Town Councilman, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to illegally distribute oxycodone. The plea was entered before U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne Y. Shields at the federal courthouse in Central Islip.

Police Officer Revives 10-Year-Old Who Was Found Unresponsive at School Playground in Brentwood

A Suffolk County Third Precinct Officer revived a boy who was unresponsive at a playground in Brentwood today.

Background on the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey

The President celebrated the 68th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflected upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wishes American families a warm, safe, and healthy holiday.

AccuWeather Greets Crowds at the Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in NYC and Launches New Sweepstakes

The AccuWeather MinuteCast® Mobile Team is connecting with fans at today's Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloon Inflation Event in New York City, held before the annual big outdoor parade. AccuWeather prizes and participation in AccuWeather's #winterwishes photo gallery ...

LIRR Offering Extra Weekend Train Service during Holiday Season for Your Shopping, Dining, Sightseeing and Entertainment Pleasure

If your plans for the holiday season includes a trip to New York City for shopping, dining, sightseeing or the theater, then MTA Long Island Rail Road has just made the trip a little easier.

Suffolk County Police Announce Added Holiday Patrols

The Suffolk County Police Department will increase police patrols in shopping centers and on roadways during the holiday season to ensure a safe and enjoyable season for residents of Suffolk County.

Massapequa 10th Grader Rallies Community to Help Make Thanksgiving Possible for Families in Need

For the third consecutive year, Massapequa High School Sophomore Veronica Wetzel organized a holiday food drive in her community that will not only provide a Thanksgiving meal to hundreds of families in need, but will also show ...

Baldwin Man Arrested for Arson to Home Residence & 2015 Mercedes Benz

The Public Information Office reports the arrest of a Baldwin man for Arson that occurred on Tuesday, 11/24/15 at 6:05 A.M. in Baldwin.

Thanksgiving Weather Outlook: High Temperatures Anticipated Across Northeast U.S.

Leave those gloves, hats and winter coats at home - it’s going to be a warm Thanksgiving!

Suffolk Community College Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

The Suffolk Community College Foundation has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Ms. New York Senior America Pageant Seeks Contestants

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the 2016 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant is seeking contestants, over the age of 60, with stage talent.

SCSPCA: Thanksgiving and Your Pets - Keeping Them Safe

The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast of the season, the Suffolk County S.P.C.A. asks that you remember your pets in the preparation of these festivities.

Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration: Poems, Essays, and Artwork By Local LI Students

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle congratules all participants in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Creative Celebration.

Governor Cuomo Warns New Yorkers to Beware of Scams During the Holiday Shopping Season

Governor Cuomo urged New Yorkers to protect themselves from identity theft and beware of scams on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and throughout the entire holiday shopping season.

Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County Presents a Special Photography Exhibit

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) presents a special exhibit of black and white photography, Intimate Murder: Mass Killings of Jews, Roma and Sinti by Germans and Local Collaborators, which will be on ...

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police Crackdown on Impaired, Distracted and Speeding Drivers This Thanksgiving Weekend

Governor Cuomo announced that New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will crack down on impaired, distracted and speeding drivers during this Thanksgiving holiday.

Mangano, Singas And Krumpter: Additional DWI Patrols & STOP DWI Program in Place For Thanksgiving Holiday

Additional DWI patrol will be in addition to the STOP DWI Initiative that will take place this Thanksgiving weekend.

Warmth to Surge Across Northeast US for Thanksgiving, Black Friday

AccuWeather reports a after a chilly Thanksgiving in 2014, warm conditions will surge across the Northeast in time for the holiday this year.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Duffy!

We all have many things to be thankful for, and what an amazing time of year this would be to adopt a homeless dog or cat and give them something to be thankful for as well.

Sickweather Alert: New York Illnesses Going Around 11/24/15 – 12/1/15

Sickweather is prepared to help New Yorkers stay healthy this Thanksgiving.
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