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Summer Bucket List 2015: Make the Most Out of Summer Here on Long Island with Tons of Local Fun!

There's no time for the summertime blues - this bucket list will keep you busy all summer long!

2015 McDonell Summer Fellows Program

Eight Adelphi students earn the chance to do scientific research as part of Adelphi’s Horace G. McDonell Science Research Fellowship program.

16-Year Old from Middle Island Arrested for Shooting Man after Armed Robbery

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after he robbed a woman and shot a man in Kings Park earlier this week.

Nine People Arrested at Sobriety Checkpoint in Port Jefferson Station

Suffolk County Police, assisted by the New York State Police and Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, arrested nine people during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in the Port Jefferson Station area.

NCPD Investigating Case of Homicide at Hempstead Home

The Homicide Squad is investigating a Homicide that occurred on Saturday, July 04, 2015 at 4:41 am in Hempstead.

Another Mosquito Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Services Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that another mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile virus.

Outdoor Concerts and Music Festivals to Rock Your Summer!

Soak up the sun while listening to great live jams at one of these festivals, concert series, or Jones Beach shows!

Governor Urges New Yorkers to Be Alert as Federal Government Issues Terror Warning for July 4 Weekend

Governor Cuomo urges New Yorkers to be alert and aware of any potential suspicious activity during the holiday weekend.

Adelphi Wins Big at Press Club of Long Island Awards

Adelphi students and faculty win awards from the Press Club of Long Island.

Weeklong Workshop to Help Young Writers

Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat Returns for Eleventh Year from July 20-24.

Governor Cuomo Announces Economic Impact of Tourism Industry Exceeds $100 Billion For the First Time in New York State's History

Governor Cuomo announced the total economic impact of New York State’s tourism industry in 2014 reached an all-time high of $100.1 billion.

Merrimac Elementary Students Clean-Up Nicely

Recently, the Merrimac Elementary School Student Lighthouse Team hosted their June Clean-Up and Beautification Project, in which dozens of young students helped to clean up their school grounds.

DEC Campground Features Added to New York's Free Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife App

All DEC campgrounds are now included on the free New York Fishing, Hunting & Wildlife mobile application.

NYSIC: Heightened Threat Environment during Fourth of July

A number of recent developments indicate a heightened potential for the Islamic State or homegrown violent extremists (HVE) inspired by the Islamic State to launch attacks in the near term, including against Fourth of July events.

State Parks Encourages Safe and Enjoyable Holiday Weekend and Summer Swim Season

As the summer vacation season kicks-off and New Yorkers head outdoors to celebrate the 4th of July weekend, State Parks wishes to remind visitors that there are more than 100 state park beaches, pools and spray-grounds available ...

DEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today announced the temporary closure of three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday period.

Woman Arrested for Leaving Racist and Alarming Telephone Messages to Church in Amityville

Suffolk County Police today arrested a woman for leaving racist and alarming messages at a church in Amityville.

Northport, Eatons Neck & West Sayville Beaches Close to Bathing

Steers Beach in Northport, Prices Bend Beach in Eatons Neck and West Oaks Recreation Club Beach in West Sayville are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Acting DA Singas, Long Beach Officials Announce DWI Crackdown for Independence Day Weekend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney and advocates announced an enhanced drunk driving enforcement program that will go into effect in the City this holiday weekend starting today.

A.G. Schneiderman Offers Safety Tips For July 4th Following Easing Of Fireworks Prohibitions In Some Areas

Consumers can now buy certain types of fireworks in areas of New York State. By following these tips, New Yorkers can have a safe and fun July 4th.
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