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2015 Memorial Day Parades on Long Island

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

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, ...

Bellmore Man Arrested for Check Fraud

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Bellmore man at 5:15am on Thursday, May 21, 2015 for a Grand Larceny that occurred in Merrick.

Three WFMS Students Participate in Iron Chef Junior Competition

Three William Floyd Middle School students – Sophia Chinea, Casey Kriss and Gillian Hicks – recently competed in the third annual Junior Iron Chef Competition held at Whole Foods Market in Lake Grove.

USDA Offers Summer Food Safety Tips in Advance of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips, and other activities that involve food.

Nolan-Kaminsky Bill to Reverse Negative Effects of Testing Passes Assembly

A bill authored by Assemblymembers Todd Kaminsky and Cathy Nolan to reverse the negative effects of the high-stakes Common Core testing environment passed the Assembly today.

Nassau County Implements New Co-Sheltering Program with Pets, Offers Pet Safe Disaster Planning Info

With The tropical storm season starting soon, the Nassau County SPCA with its Pet Safe program so happy to see that pets and their families will no longer be housed in separate locations.

Mangano Announces 2015 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-Up At Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the summer concert lineup at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park.
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