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DEC Launches Collaborative Effort to Combat Aquatic Invasive Species in Adirondacks

Boat stewards will be deployed at 14 new locations and 11 new decontamination stations will be available across the Adirondacks this summer as part of a collaborative program to prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive ...

Several Arrested in Smithtown Following Sobriety Checkpoint Over Memorial Day Weekend

Suffolk County Police, assisted by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police, arrested five people and seized one vehicle during an overnight sobriety checkpoint in the Smithtown area.

NCPD Report Case of Slashing & Stabbing of Subjects in Freeport For No Apparent Reason

The First Squad reports the details of an Assault that occurred in Freeport at 1:35am on Sunday, May 24, 2015.

Serious Motor Vehicle Accident in Levittown Leaves Pedestrian with Broken Bones & Head Trauma

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a serious motor vehicle accident, in which a pedestrian was struck, that occurred in Levittown on Saturday, 05/23/15 at 4:53 P.M.

Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run Boat Crash in Patchogue

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, Aviation Section and Fifth Precinct officers, along with members of the Patchogue Fire Department, responded to a hit-and-run boat crash that injured a woman in Patchogue on Sunday night.

Missing Person Alert Issued For Frank Punturieri of Melville Who Has Dementia

At the request of the Suffolk County Police Department- 2nd Precinct, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Frank Punturieri, 82, from Melville, NY at 11:43 pm on ...

2015 Memorial Day Parades on Long Island

Celebrate Memorial Day by attending some local parades all across the Island!

CANCELLED - Missing Person Alert Issued For Alfred Tobias of Greenlawn Who Has Dementia

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a Greenlawn man who suffers from dementia.

Inaugural Hamptons International Comedy Festival to Launch at Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa

Festival founder, Jason Dudek has partnered with LDV Hospitality and Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa to host a two-day comedy extravaganza from May 28 – May 29, 2015 starting at 8 p.m.

Suffolk SPCA Offers Pet Safety Tips for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is celebrated to honor the men and women in the military, who served our country and who gave their lives in battle to keep us safe. It is also a time to remember the many ...

LI's Adorable Adoptables: 4 Great Dogs Available for Adoption this Weekend!

It’s not only Memorial Day weekend, it’s also the perfect weekend to adopt a new best friend. It is my pleasure to introduce you to Samantha, Baxter, Happy and Dusty!

Atlantic Beach Heroin-Impaired Driver Gets Maximum Penalty

Robert Kozak, 38, of Atlantic Beach, sentenced today to 2-1/3 to seven years in prison for repeatedly driving while high on drugs.

North Shore Youth Council Big Buddy/Little Buddy and Volunteer Celebration

Legislator Sarah Anker attended a celebration of the North Shore Youth Council (NSYC) Big Buddy/Little Buddy and Volunteer Celebration at Majestic Gardens in Rocky Point on May 11.

Former Chief Financial Officer from Albertson Pleads Guilty to Role in $30M Bank Fraud Scheme

Earlier today, Thomas Torre, the former Chief Financial Officer of Metro Fuel Oil Corp., pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

Mangano, Singas & Krumpter Announce Aggressive Stop DWI Initiative for Memorial Day Weekend

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas and Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter today announced that the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) will conduct an extensive DWI enforcement initiative this Memorial Day weekend.

Schumer Announces FAA Will Install Critically-Needed Runway Lighting Systems at NY’s 3 Major Airports By End of Year

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is moving forward on the construction and installation of runway lighting systems at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports.

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Conviction Of Kingpin And Reseller In Heroin Distribution Network That Stretched From NYC To Hudson Valley, Long Island, A

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the guilty pleas of two members of a major heroin distribution ring based in New York State.

No Construction-Related Lane Closures During Busy Travel Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will be suspended from 6 a.m. on Friday, May 22, to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, in order to ...

DEC Reopens Shellfishing Areas in Shinnecock Bay

Effective at sunrise on Friday, May 22, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will reopen approximately 3,600 acres of shellfish lands in the Town of Southampton.

CANCELLED: Missing Person Alert Issued For Salvatore A. Iervolino of Hauppauge Who is Vulnerable and Has Dementia

At the request of the Suffolk County Police Department- Headquarters, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Salvatore Iervolino, 78, of Hauppauge at 6:29 pm on May 21, ...
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