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LIRR Adds East End Service for Extended July 4 Weekend

MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering plenty of extra train service to the East End over the extended Independence Day Weekend, including an extra Cannonball to Montauk on top of the Railroad’s already enhanced summer Montauk ...

LIRR Adding Extra Afternoon Eastbound Trains Thursday, July 2 for Customers Getting Jump on Long Holiday Weekend

The Long Island Rail Road will provide additional afternoon service from Penn Station, Thursday, July 2 for customers planning an early getaway for the Independence Day weekend.

MTA Details Service for Fourth of July Holiday

MTA schedules extra getaway trains on Thursday, July 2; on Friday, July 3, most services operate on a Saturday schedule.

Two Willliam Floyd Employees Honored by Suffolk ASSET for Use of Technology

Two William Floyd School District members, Dr. Paul Casciano, Superintendent of Schools, and Melissa Connolly, a kindergarten teacher at Moriches Elementary School, were honored earlier this month by the Suffolk Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies.

Suspect Wanted for String of Suffolk Bank Robberies

Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today in Patchogue.

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach and Huntington Bay Beach Closed to Bathing

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach in the Town of Islip and Head of the Bay Club Beach in Huntington Bay are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Suspect Wanted for Stealing Tip Jar from Savarona’s Pizza in Shirley

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole money from a tip jar at a pizzeria in Shirley in ...

SCPD Crime Alert: Lindenhurst Ultra Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who attempted to rob a gas station in Lindenhurst.

Suspects Wanted for Mugging Victim Lured in by False Facebook Ad

First Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Freeport on Saturday, 06/27/15 at 5:20 P.M.

Motorcycle Rider Killed in Fatal Collision with Senior Driver in Baldwin

Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a Fatal Auto Accident that occurred on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 2:45 pm in Baldwin.

NCPD Crime Alert: Rockville Centre Chase Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

Major Case Bureau detectives are investigating a Bank Robbery that occurred on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 2:32 pm in Rockville Centre.

Garden City Father Arrested for Driving Drunk with Toddler & Wife in Car

The Fifth Precinct reports the arrest of a Garden City man for driving while intoxicated with a child in the car (Leandra’s Law) which occurred on Sunday, 06/28/15 at 10:25 P.M.

Suspect Wanted for Mugging Victim at Knifepoint in Valley Stream

The Fourth Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, June 28, 2015 at 7:26pm in Valley Stream.

Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Sponsor Bike Rodeo at Fort Salonga Elementary School

Students from the Fort Salonga Elementary School, as well as their siblings, participated in a Bike Rodeo and Safety Clinic sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office.

Schumer: FAA Should Stay Out of Aircraft Noise Lawsuit Between Town of East Hampton & Aviation Industry

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to forgo its support of a temporary restraining order on the Town of East Hampton to prevent the implementation of the Town’s aircraft noise ordinances.

Mangano Announces 18th Annual LI International Film Expo

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) will be held from July 8th – 16th at the historic Bellmore Movies.

Statement by New Yorkers Against Gun Violence on Assault Weapons Registrations

NYAGV released a statement following the NY State Police report on the number of assault weapons registrations.

Nassau County SPCA: 4th of July Pet Safety Tips

Nothing says we love America than colorful fireworks blasting to the tune of the "rockets red glare" and some of our favorite patriotic tunes as we watch in amazement waving our American flags. But before you head ...

Schumer Announces Legislation to Prevent Plum Island from Being Sold to Highest Bidder & Ensure Land is Preserved & Protected

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced legislation that would help ensure Plum Island is protected and preserved.

Mangano Announces 1865 Independence Day Celebration At Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Nassau County Executive today announced Old Bethpage Village Restoration will celebrate Independence Day as observed in the 1860’s on Saturday, July 4th and Sunday, July 5th.
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