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Cinco de Mayo on Long Island: Celebrate Mexican Culture at These Local Events!

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by attending one of the following celebrations!

Hempstead Man Arrested for Cashing Deceased Mother's Social Security Checks

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for grand larceny which occurred in Freeport beginning Monday, 10/06/14 through 02/06/15.

Man Wanted for Burglarizing Windows on the Lake

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man who burglarized a Lake Ronkonkoma catering venue.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Reslient Rex, the Sandy Survivor, Spike the Sweetie, & Loving Virgil!

There are so many amazing animals currently residing in our local shelters all in need of finding their forever home- this week, meet three of the most adorable adoptables; Rex, Spike and Virgil!

Woman Wanted for Stealing $288 Worth of Perfume from Commack Ulta

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a woman who stole fragrances from a Commack store earlier this month.

Ridge Couple Arrested for Multiple Drug Charges with 7 Month Old Baby in Car

Suffolk County Police arrested a Ridge couple for multiple charges in Middle Island last evening.

LIRR Service to Belmont Park Starts Wed., April 29 as Thoroughbred Racing’s Spring Season Gets Underway

Thoroughbred racing returns to Belmont Park next Wednesday, April 29 as the racetrack’s spring meet gets underway and MTA Long Island Rail Road and the New York Racing Association (NYRA) again join together to provides daily train ...

Man Wanted for Robbing Medford Pet Supply Store

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred at a pet supply store in Medford and are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect who has a distinctive neck tattoo.

Gregory and Anker Plan Two Hearings To Examine Local Impact of Pell Grant Freeze

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and Legislator Sarah Anker, chairwoman of the Legislature’s Education and Information Technology Committee, and Dr. W. Hubert Keen, President of Farmingdale State College, invited student leaders from Suffolk County’s higher ...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks Off Eva L. Casale running from Manhattan to Montauk

Man & Woman of the Year is a spirited 10-week fundraising campaign to advance the mission of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) which is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and to improve the ...

DEC to Re-Open Shellfishing Areas in Northport Bay, Town of Huntington

Shellfishing areas in eastern Northport Bay, in the Town of Huntington, have been designated as uncertified (closed) for shellfish harvesting effective Tuesday, April 21, 2015, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced on Tuesday.

Man Wanted for Robbing East Rockaway CVS, Stealing Car to Flee the Scene

Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm in East Rockaway.

Duo Wanted for Stealing 5 Play Stations from Commack Target, Assaulting Security Guard

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating two individuals that stole PlayStations from a Commack store.

Woman Wanted for Using Stolen Credit Card at Carle Place Sam Ash

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Unit detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a woman who purchased a keyboard using another person’s debit card information.

Legislator Anker Attends Middle Island Fire District Installation Dinner

On April 18, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker attended the Middle Island Fire District Annual Inspection and Installation Dinner at Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead.

MTA Brings Popular Courtesy Counts Campaign to LIRR and Metro-North

Keep Your Feet Off the Seat, Use the Overhead Rack and Take Your Litter With You Are Some of the Reminders Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North Customers Will See.

Legislator Anker Joins Harbor Advisory for Annual Beach Cleanup

On April 18, 2015, Legislator Sarah Anker joined members of the Mount Sinai Harbor Advisory Committee and local volunteers for the William Waltz Annual Cedar Beach Cleanup.

DEC Opens New Interpretive Trail in Ridge to Mark Earth Day

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today opened a newly expanded interpretive trail at DEC's Ridge Conservation Area in Ridge, Suffolk.

Nassau County & Suffolk County Executives Join Forces to Call for Volunteer Firefighters

As part of a New York statewide effort to increase volunteer firefighter numbers, Long Island’s County Executives, fire departments and fire officials will clang the bell for new recruits at a news conference on Thursday, April 23rd ...
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