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Governor Cuomo Urges Caution After Severe Thunderstorms Pass Through Eastern and Central Parts of the State

Stony Brook and Brookhaven in Suffolk County were some of the worst hit areas. Approximately 700 utility crewmembers are assisting PSEG Long Island with power restoration efforts in Suffolk County.

Coast Guard Foundation Makes a Difference for Coast Guard Members on the 225th Birthday of the U.S. Coast Guard

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that in honor of the United States Coast Guard’s 225th birthday, it will fund ...

NCPD to Participate in 32nd Annual National Night Out

County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter announced today that the Nassau County Police Department will be participating in the “32nd Annual National Night Out” a unique crime/drug prevention event on Tuesday ...

Man Critically Injured in Montauk Highway Single-Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that critically injured a West Babylon man early this morning.

SPCD Seeking Information on Woman Found Dead in East Setauket

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the woman whose remains were found in East Setauket.

Man Found Dead in Wooded Area in East Patchogue, SCPD Needs Help with ID

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to confirm the identity of a man whose body was found in a wooded area in East Patchogue last month.

Acting DA Singas, Officials & Judges Mark 500th Case of Groundbreaking Youth Court

The 500th case of the Nassau County Youth Court was commemorated at a ceremony in Hempstead on July 30.

Goat on a Boat Moves to Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the new partnership between Bay Street Theater and Goat on a Boat. On August 20, the fun begins when Frogtown Mountain Puppeteer presents ...

Mangano: Applications Being Accepted Now For "Nassau Has Talent" Showcase

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that the 2nd Annual “Nassau Has Talent” Showcase will take place at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park on Monday, August 17th at 7:30 p.m.

Local Girl Scout Troop Bakes Brownies with Residents of Special Needs Home

As part of its efforts to more fully ingratiate their individuals within their communities, Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), welcomed members of Girl Scout Troop #1409 in Islip to their residence housing individuals supported by ...

Schumer Demands Feds Raise Standards on Limos to Make them Safer & More Crash Resistant

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, today, urged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to immediately upgrade safety standards on stretch limos and other aftermarket altered motor coaches to ...

A.G. Schneiderman Cracks Down On Illegal Toy Guns Sales, Settlement With Major Retailers To Halt Sales

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced agreements with five major retailers, Amazon.com, Kmart, Sears, Walmart and California-based ACTA, for violating a New York State law that prohibits the sale of “imitation weapons,” which are toy guns ...

Baldwin Man Pleads Guilty to Strangling Girlfriend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Baldwin man pled guilty to charges related to a May 2014 incident, in which he strangled and assaulted the mother of his children in their home.

New Carbon Pollution Limits Huge Step on Climate, and Great News for NY

Coal and gas power plants will pollute 32 percent less nationwide and clean energy sources such as solar will meet more of the state’s electricity needs, according to limits on carbon pollution finalized today that are central ...

Protecting Our Children from Sex Offenders

Parents of Megan's Law and Legislator Anker stand with the community to protect our children from sex offenders.

Suffolk County Aerial Larvicide and Pesticide Notification for August 4-5

Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning for aerial larvicide and pesticide application on August 4.

Bay Street Theater Announces Betty Buckley and Rachel York to Be the Legendary "Big Edie" and "Little Edie" in Grey Gardens, The Musical

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce that Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York will star as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, August 4 ...

Woman Seriously Injured in Deer Park 2 Car Crash

Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that seriously injured a woman in Deer Park last night.

Six Local Fire Depts Respond to East Rockaway Garage Fire

The Arson Bomb Squad reports the details of a fire that occurred on Sunday, August 02, 2015 at 3:00 a.m. in East Rockaway.

Duo Arrested for Great Neck Burglary, Third Suspect Sought

Third Squad detectives report the arrest of two individuals for a Burglary that occurred on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 10:52 pm in Great Neck.
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