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Governor Cuomo Launches New York Youth Mentoring Program

Governor Cuomo launched the New York Youth Mentoring Program, which will provide career and life guidance to children who are at risk of failing out of school or in foster care across the state.

Barclays Center Launches New York Islanders Radio Network For 2015-16 Season

Barclays Center has launched the New York Islanders Radio Network that includes WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM, and WRCN 103.9 FM. The three stations will broadcast every game in the team’s inaugural season in Brooklyn.

Legislator Anker Attends Sound Beach Civic’s 4th Annual Pet Adopt-a-Thon

On Saturday, September 26th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Sound Beach Civic Association at the 4th annual Pet Adopt-a-Thon.

Mangano: Coliseum Construction Opportunities Available For Minority & Women Business Owners

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, the Office of Minority Affairs – in partnership with the Nassau Events Center (NEC) – today announced that a Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) Networking Seminar will take place from ...

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Suffolk County Inaugural Celebration and Launch Nov. 16, 2015

We look forward to bringing a variety of services to the county of Suffolk such as Technical Assistance, Access to Capital, Trade Opportunities, Business Networking, and MWBE Certification.

Preschool Promoting Philanthropy: Legislator Anker Commends Students for their Service

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker visited the Learning Experience in Rocky Point during one of their many community service events. As part of their philanthropy curriculum, the Learning Experience invited seniors from Atria Assisted Living Home to ...

Schumer: Underfunding of Hurricane Tracking System May Have Led to Miscalls on Joaquin's Track, Push to Restore Funding

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer , today, said that the past underfunding of the U.S. weather forecasting operation, which includes a fleet of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) satellites high above earth, may have led to ...

CDC Unveils Redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People Website

CDC today launched its redesigned Healthy Pets Healthy People website, with expanded information about diseases people can catch from pets, farm animals, and wildlife.

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $710,000 in Grants to Police Departments For New Fingerprinting Equipment

Governor Cuomo announced nearly $710,000 in state grants to 51 police departments and sheriffs’ offices across the state for the purchase of electronic fingerprinting equipment.

Mangano: Resource Fair To Help Displaced A&P Workers

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced support for the 700 Nassau County residents that face unemployment and displacement as A&P, which owns Waldbaum’s and Pathmark on Long Island, begins closing stores due to bankruptcy and ...

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.

3 New Human Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Suffolk County

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken reported today three new human cases of West Nile virus in Suffolk County.

Legislator Anker Spotlights Revco Lighting in Miller Place

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined Revco Lighting + Electrical Supply at the Grand Opening of their new showroom and counter on Saturday, September 19th.

Legislator Anker Sponsors Sports Safety Forum: Educating to Protect Our Kids

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker, in partnership with Shoreham-Wading River School District and Section XI Athletics, hosted a Youth Sports Safety Forum on Wednesday, September 30th, at the Shoreham-Wading River Prodell Middle School.

Legislator Anker Joins Community College for Groundbreaking of Health & Wellness Center

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the groundbreaking of the new Health and Wellness Center at the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College in Riverhead on Monday, September 28th.

A Trek Through NYZ Apocalypse: An Interactive Experience Unlike Any Haunted House

Offering thrills like no other haunt, there's little question why NYZ is open year-round.

Man Suffering From Cardiac Arrest Rescued By Off-Duty Suffolk Police Officer and Good Samaritans

An off-duty Suffolk County police officer, along with several Good Samaritans, rescued a man who was suffering from cardiac arrest early this morning.

Calling All Designers For 2nd Annual Festival of Trees at the Port Jefferson Village Center

Planning for the spectacular 20th Annual Port Jefferson Charles Dickens Festival has begun and we are proud to present the Second Annual Festival of Trees at the Port Jefferson Village Center.

Adelphi University to Host its First-Ever White Coat Ceremony for Nursing Students

Adelphi University College of Nursing and Public Health has been selected by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APFG) and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to receive funding support to host a prestigious White Coat Ceremony.

A.G. Schneiderman Issues “Victims Of Domestic Violence: Know Your Rights!” Brochure And Support, Domestic Violence Awareness Month Begins

Marking this month’s 28th annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued “Victims of Domestic Violence: Know Your Rights!” brochure.
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