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LI’s Adorable Adoptable Pets: Take a Run with Ralphie

Ralphie is a six year old Jack Russell Terrier mix who loves to go for walks, and gets along great with kids and other dogs.

AG Schneiderman Announces Funding to Equip SUNY Campus Police With Life-Saving Heroin Antidote

Schneiderman: Making Naloxone Available to Campus Police Could Save Students’ Lives and Give Them a Second Chance

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Food & Cultural Festivals, Marvel Superheroes and More

From festivals to shows, this Friday and weekend on Long Island is going to be packed with fun things to do.

Two Men Arrested after Posing as Chimney Repairment & Burglarizing Elderly Woman’s Home

Suffolk County Police today arrested two men who burglarized an elderly woman’s home last week by utilizing a home repair scam.

NCPD: Intoxicated Teen Causes Fatal Accident in New Hyde Park

A New Hyde Park teenage is accused of having caused a fatal accident while intoxicated.

Update: Mosquito Spraying in Amityville, Copiague and Lindenhurst Cancelled

Technical issues have forced the cancellation of scheduled pesticide spraying.

Twitter to Delete Images & Video of the Deceased

Twitter has released a new policy concerning tweets containing pictures and videos of the deceased.

New York Islanders Announce Change in Ownership

A deal that will introduce a pair of new majority owners to the Islanders is now pending NHL approval.

Alleged Bonanno Organized Crime Family Associate Sentenced to Eleven Years Imprisonment

Defendant trafficked over 3,000 kilograms of marijuana and obstructed justice by threatening witnesses

Purr-fect Idea for All Pets: August 22nd is Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day

Many homes have cats and other pets, and part of loving these pets is taking them to the veterinarian for a check-up and for shots. So, check out all the places to take your pets for a ...

How Well Can Your Child Draw? It Can Be an Indicator for Later Intelligence

Take a closer look at the next drawing your child makes. It can be an indicator of intelligence at a later age.

Car Crimes: Nassau Woman Robs Cab Driver; Car Broken into Outside Melville Gym

Local authorities report separate vehicular crimes on Long Island.

Indian Cuisine and Cooking 101

Never given Indian food a chance before? Here’s a little information to entice those taste buds.

DPS-LI Seeks Input on PSEG Long Island’s Utility 2.0 Plan

Additional Public Statement Hearings To be held on Plan

Governor Cuomo Announces Recipients Of $340 Million in Pre-Kindergarten Funding

Program encouraged creativity through competition; Awards given to full-day pre-kindergarten programs across New York.

Governor Cuomo Requests Federal Technical Assistance to Assess Damages From the Recent Record Rainfall and Flash Flooding in Suffolk County

The assessment would be used to formally request assistance and low-interest disaster assistance loans from the Federal government.

Movie Roundup: TMNT and Guardians of the Galaxy Prove Staying Power as ‘The Expendables 3’ Fails to Even Make 3rd Place at the Box Office

Even new release 'Expendables 3' couldn't push 'TMNT' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' out the of the top spots at the weekend box office. Could piracy be the factor that killed 'Expendable 3' at the movie box ...

From Planes to Flight: August 19th is National Aviation Day!

August 19th is National Aviation Day! Check out the various ways to celebrate the science of aeronautics.
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