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Man Wanted for Stealing Merchandise from Huntington Station Tire Store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a Huntington Station store earlier this month.

Update: St. James Man Suffering From Memory Loss Found, Silver Alert Cancelled

The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing St. James man who suffers from memory loss.

SCOPE Honors Long Island Teachers at School District Awards Dinner

Leading Long Island’s public schools to greatness – that was the theme of SCOPE’s 14th annual School District Awards Dinner, held at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook on March 23, 2015.

Suffolk SPCA: April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

What should you do if you suspect cruelty to an animal?

William Floyd Elementary School Wears Yellow for Seth

On Friday, March 27, hundreds of students from William Floyd Elementary School wore yellow for Seth Lane, a five-year old from Northamptonshire, England, who suffers from Severe Combined Immunodeficiency disease.

William Floyd Youth & Government Continues Tradition of Success in Albany

The William Floyd High School Youth & Government Club has put forth another outstanding performance at the 79th annual New York State YMCA Youth & Government annual conference held earlier this month in Albany.

William Floyd Robotics Receives Judges' Award at LI Regional Competition

The William Floyd Robotics Team #287 “Hurricane Floyd” made its presence felt at the SBPLI-LI Regional FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition at Hofstra University this past weekend with a fourth-place finish ...

Legislator Anker Attends Miller Place Fire Dept. Installation Dinner

uffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Miller Place Fire Department’s 63rd Annual Installation Dinner at Majestic Gardens.

Nassau SPCA Offers Spring Holiday Pet Tips

Passover is starting April 3rd and Easter Sunday is April 5th, if you celebrate either holiday and have a furry friend in your house, there are things you may want to do to make sure they are ...

Woman Struck and Killed By Vehicle in Great Neck

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle that crashed into the AT&T store she was shopping in on Monday.

Lindenhurst Man Arrested for Robbery

Suffolk County Police have arrested a man who attempted to rob a gas station and then robbed a convenience store a half hour later last night.

Mangano Announces Intensified Police Patrols For Passover, Easter Holidays

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Tom Krumpter on Tuesday announced intensified police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and other houses of worship during the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays.

Two Arrested for Hate Crime, Burglary in Greenlawn

Suffolk County Police have arrested two people and charged them with a hate crime for burglarizing an elderly woman.

Elmont Man Arrested for Selling Heroin

As part of the Long Island Heroin Initiative, Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives in conjunction with the Fifth Precinct Special Patrol Team report the arrest of an Elmont man for criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance.

NCPD Crime Alert: Duo Mugged at Gunpoint in Freeport

The First Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1:45 am in Freeport.

Man Robbed at Gunpoint in Freeport

The First Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 11:25 pm in Freeport.

Queens Man Arrested for Stripping Cars for Parts in Bellerose Terrace

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Queens man for criminal possession of stolen property and auto stripping with occurred in Bellerose Terrace on Monday, 03/30/15 at 2:29 P.M.

LongIsland.com's 2015 April Family Fun Guide: Celebrate Spring, Enjoy the Outdoors, Fun Festive Fairs & More!

Spring into Fun this April with Festivals, Carnivals, Easter Brunches and more this April!

“Artists & Poets” Live Theatrical Performance Celebrates Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman

“Artists & Poets” Live Theatrical Performance Celebrates Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman.

NCPD Crime Alert: Freeport Village Hall Burglarized

The Public Information Office reports the details of a Burglary that occurred in Freeport on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
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