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Get Creative With Your Cash Gift for Christmas with Origami Money and More!

Give cash for Christmas, and get some "oohs" and "aahs"!

Long Island’s White Christmases: Past Snowy Holidays on LI

Wondering the last time we’ve had a White Christmas on Long Island?

Easy No-Bake Delectable Holiday Desserts

Delight your holiday guests with these delectable, easy to make, desserts!

Incident Involving Destroyed Plainview Menorah

The Second Squad is investigating a Bias Incident that occurred in Plainview between Friday, December 19, 2014 at 10:15 pm thru Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 8:45 am.

Senator LaValle Announces New Law To Help Address Lyme Disease In New York

New Law Implements A Recommendation of the Senate Task Force on Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases.

10 One-of-a-Kind Winter Centerpieces

Not sure what to choose for your winter wedding centerpieces? Take a look at some of these cost efficient ideas that are ideal for your seasonal celebration!

Warm Winter Drinks for the Whole Family

Here are some drink recipes that everyone can enjoy in the cold.

Mangano Announces 5K New Years's Eve Dash And New Year's Eve Party

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced a 5k New Year's Eve DASH to support the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD).

Heroin Pipeline Stretching from Mexico to NYC and Long Island Dismantled

Nine defendants arrested as part of multi-agency effort to dismantle drug operation trafficking heroin, cocaine, MDMA, & steroids on streets and over Craigslist.

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Kids Events

If you are looking for something to do with the kids at an earlier hour on New Year's Eve, check out these festivities across Long Island!

Fatal Motorcyclist Accident in Hempstead

The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 7:12 P.M. in Hempstead.

18 Year Old Arrested for Using Counterfeit One Hundred Dollar Bills at Lord and Taylor

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Brooklyn woman for Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument on Friday, December 19, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. in Manhasset.

Making the Most Out of New Year’s Eve in New York City

If you're planning on heading to New York City to watch the ball drop, prepare yourself beforehand with these tips!

Hempstead Man Receives Maximum Sentence for Brutal Sexual Assault in Garden City Occurring in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the sentencing today of a Hempstead man for simultaneously raping and strangling a 50-year-old Garden City woman in her home just over a week after Superstorm Sandy slammed into Long ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Pleas And Jail Terms In Largest Cockfighting Bust In NYS History

“Operation Angry Birds” takedown spanned three NYS counties and has resulted in nine convictions.

A.G. Schneiderman Investigation Reveals Major Retailers Illegally Selling Prohibited Toy Guns

Cease and desist letters sent to Wal-Mart, Amazon, K-Mart and other retailers to halt sale of toy guns lacking distinguishing designs.

Eastern Long Island Hospital Intensifies Flu Prevention Efforts

Flu shots and surgical face masks part of effort to stem flu.

CRESLI Announces 2014-2015 Seal Walk Schedule

The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island (CRESLI) is pleased to announce its schedule for the 2014-2015 seal walk season.

Simple Holiday Candy Recipes for Your Favorite Sweet Tooth

Whether it is for a party or a homemade stocking stuffer, holiday candies will bring out lots of smiles!

New 934 Area Code Announced for Suffolk County

Its official, the North American Numbering Plan Administrator has assigned a new area code for Suffolk County.
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