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Volunteer Firefighters & Ambulance Workers Benefit Law Is Signed By Governor

Quirk in law denying certain injury benefits is resolved.

South Nassau Communities Hospital and Huntington Hospital to Receive the New York State AMT Children of Hope Torch of Life Award

South Nassau Communities Hospital will receive the “Torch of Life Award.”

Setauket Teen Honored by Legislature for Heroic Actions at Crash Site

Legislator Kara Hahn this week honored Nolan Adelsky of Setauket for his assistance at the scene of a very serious motor vehicle accident.

Heroes and Helpers Event to Help Westbury School District Children

During this event, children from the community, who are in financial need, are paired with police officers to shop for gifts for their families using donated gift cards from Target.

Trio Busted for Illegal Massages in Franklin Square

The Narcotics Vice Squad reports the arrest of 2 women and 1 male at 3:53pm on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Franklin Square.

Postal Worker Pilfers Credit Cards for Shopping Spree

Yvonne Jamison, 38, of Brooklyn, stole cards while employed in Freeport post office.

New York State Parks Invites Public to Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes on January 1, 2015

Fourth Annual event encourages families to spend the holiday enjoying the outdoors, includes opportunity to explore newest state park.

National Grid Gas Investment Plan For Long Island Is Approved By The Public Service Commission

New program will accelerate modernization, expansion, and storm hardening of gas distribution system.

Two Teens Arrested for Stealing Packages from In Front of Homes

Suffolk County Police have arrested two teens for stealing packages from in front of homes in Bayport and Sayville.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Spectacular Holiday Shows & Events

Don't miss all the spectacular winter holiday shows and events taking place at the end of this week!

Westbury Senior Busted for Selling Cocaine to Undercover Cop

Narcotics/Vice Squad detectives report the details of an arrest for criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance that occurred in Westbury on Friday, 10/17/154 at 6:40 P.M.

Man Wanted for Stealing Customer's Wallet at Kings Park Subway

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole a wallet in Kings Park earlier this year.

Man Wanted for Stealing Cell Phone from Shirley Store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole a cell phone from a Shirley store last month.

East Moriches Man Arrested for Selling Alcohol to Minor

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man after he sold alcohol to a minor at a business in East Moriches.

Deer Park Construction Worker Injured in Hicksville Accident

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a serious auto accident that occurred in Hicksville on Wednesday, 12/17/14 at 2:48 P.M.

Non-Traditional Treats to Leave Out For Santa This Year

Surprise Santa this year with some non-traditional treats!

Stay Safe While Celebrating this New Year's Eve

This New Year's Eve, remember to take some simple safety precautions before enjoying the holiday festivities.

Mangano Salutes "Kids Helping Kids, By Kids Way Inc."

Citations were presented at the “Kids Helping Kids” Dinner Gala where the organization raised thousands of dollars that will be utilized by their “Making Warmth of a Difference” program.

Trial For Man Charged With Two Murders Starts Tomorrow In Riverhead

The trial of a 37 year old Yaphank man who faces two counts of murder for a pair of separate slayings in Suffolk County in 2010 begins tomorrow in Riverhead, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

One More Shot for Legislator Kennedy's Bloodfest Drive in 2014

Out for Blood Tour, which will be held on Monday December 29, 2014 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Suffolk County Legislative Building.
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