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UPDATE: NCPD Investigating Fatal Shooting in New Cassel

The Homicide Squad is investigating a shooting that occurred on Monday, October 05, 2015 at 6:16 p.m. in New Cassel.

Islanders Drop the Puck on Inaugural Season in Brooklyn on Friday, October 9

The countdown to Opening Night in Brooklyn for the New York Islanders is on. A full slate of events is scheduled to begin today and continue through Friday when they face-off at 7:30 p.m. against the defending ...

UPDATE: Husband of Woman Found Dead in Lake Grove Home Arrested

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an incident in which a woman was found killed in a home in Lake Grove yesterday.

SCSPCA: Illegal Exotic Animal Amnesty Day in Holtsville on October 10

The Suffolk County SPCA, in cooperation with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife and US Department of Agriculture will be hosting an Amnesty Day for illegally possessed, protected, endangered and threatened animals that ...

New York State Iron Workers District Council Endorses Dave Calone for US Congress

The New York State Iron Workers District Council and its 10,000 members have endorsed Dave Calone for US Congress in New York’s 1st district.

Bellone Honors 12 Promoted Through Future Soldiers Program

Twelve young residents were honored last week at a promotion ceremony at the H. Lee Dennison building in Hauppauge, before they head to Army basic training.

Suffolk's Equestrian Team Captures First Blue Ribbon of '15 Season

Suffolk County Community College Equestrian Team rider Brittany Diez of East Islip successfully clears a fence during a recent show.

Governor Cuomo Announces $13.9 Million Repaving Project for Long Island

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that work is set to begin on a $13.9 million project to resurface 16.2 miles of State Routes 106, 231 and 25A in the towns of North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Smithtown, ...

Pesticide Application for Heckscher State Park in East Islip on October 8

Due to a persistent, severe infestation of salt marsh mosquitoes and an upcoming youth sports tournament, we will be treating parts of Heckscher State Park tomorrow.

Suffolk SPCA to Distribute Dog Food to the Needy

The Suffolk County will be distributing dog food from their office in Hauppauge.

Freeport Man Indicted on Seven Counts Related to Dogfighting Charges

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Freeport man was arraigned today on an indictment charging him with crimes related to dogfighting.

Smith Haven Mall Goes 'Mission Pink' with Susan G. Komen to Fight Breast Cancer

Smith Haven Mall today announced that it will be participating in a national engagement with Susan G. Komen® to support the fight against breast cancer, engaging employees, retailers and shoppers in ‘Mission Pink®’ events throughout the month ...

Comptroller Maragos Promotes Roslyn Artist Xiomaro’s “Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill: The ‘Unseen’ Summer White House” Photographic Exhibit

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, in collaboration with County Executive Edward Mangano and the National Parks Service’s Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, will host a photo exhibit displaying over 40 large color photographs, created by Long Island ...

Enhance Skillset with Lynda.com Provided for Free through Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

If you’re looking to change career paths or simply enhance your current skill set for personal or job growth, the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library offers Lynda.com, an online library of instructional videos and tutorials led by professional and ...

Nationwide Safety Dog Bus Tour Arrives in Jericho Oct. 17

School transportation leader First Student and leading safety advocate National Safety Council are teaming up to encourage safe bus behavior during back-to-school season and beyond with the nationwide Safety Dog Bus Tour.

Nassau County Department Of Health Continues Rabies Baiting Program

Continuing the effort to eradicate raccoon rabies in Nassau County, Nassau County Department of Health and Cornell University will distribute raccoon rabies vaccine to protect residents from rabies.

Guardians of Rescue Seeks to End the Horrific Dog Meat Industry in South Korea

According to the Korean Animal Rights Advocates, approximately 2.5 million dogs are killed each year and around 100,000 tons consumed annually. Every day, thousands of dogs are transported from horrific dog meat farms to slaughter at the ...

Helping Our Kids Find Jobs with School Employment Resource Tours

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s resolution to establish a School Employment Resource Tour (SERT) was unanimously approved at the Oct. 6 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature.

House Passes Bipartisan Katko, Rice Legislation to Improve Airport Access Control Measures

Bipartisan Katko-Rice bill strengthens and streamlines TSA’s procedures for screening airport and airline employees.

Governor Cuomo Honors Eight Fallen Firefighters

Governor Cuomo announced the names of eight fallen firefighters who have been added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial located at the Empire State Plaza.
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