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NCPD Traffic Advisory: LI Road Closures, Delays, as Wake & Funeral Service is Held For NYPD Officer Brian Moore

Due to the anticipated large number of people attending the funeral for NYPD Officer Brian Moore, Nassau County Police have issued a Traffic Advisory for certain areas.

Woman Wanted for Shoplifting from Smith Haven Mall Store

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman who stole merchandise from a store located in the Smith Haven Mall in ...

Suffolk County Officials Recognize and Honor Suffolk County Nurses

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Commissioner of Health Services Dr. James Tomarken join leaders throughout the nation in recognizing May 6th through May 12th as National Nurses Week.

Mangano Announces "Woodland Wildflowers" Nature Walk At The Muttontown Preserve

Nassau County Executive today announced that the Muttontown Preserve will present a guided Nature Walk entitled, “Woodland Wildflowers,” on Sunday, May 17th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Featured Artisan Vendors At East End Arts 19th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival on Sunday, May 24, 2015

East End Arts is pleased to announce the artisan and crafts vendors to be featured at the 19th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival, which will be held on Sunday, May 24, 2015, from 12:00 PM to ...

SCPD Officers Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by Conducting Cooking Class with Children

SCPD Sixth Precinct Community Liaison Officer Mike O'Neill and COPE Officers Will Gibaldi and Todd Bradshaw celebrated Cinco de Mayo with children in Gordon Heights by conducting a cooking class at the St. Michael's Recreation Center on ...

Miller Place Motor Vehicle Crash Kills Teen Pedestrian

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Miller Place last evening.

Suffolk County & Islip Town Officials to Honor Elementary School Children Who Started Pantry at School to Feed Homeless and Hungry in the Community

Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and Suffolk County Legislator Monica Martinez will join fifth and Sixth grade students at Brentwood South Middle School in helping other students and community members by re-stocking the school's community food pantry ...

Mangano & Nassau SPCA Issue Coyote Safety And Behavior Tips

With a coyote sighting in New York City last week, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau SPCA today issued the following safety and behavior tips for residents in the event coyotes reach Long Island.

Delayed Spring Weather May ‘Surprise Attack’ Allergy Sufferers

Due to the late start of spring-like weather this year, many Long Islanders have forgotten to take seasonal preventative steps to thwart bothersome allergy symptoms, according to Philip W. Perlman, M.D., FACS, Director of the Department of ...

SCPD Arrest Man for Burglary at East Patchogue Residence

Suffolk County Police today arrested a man for entering an unoccupied home and cutting copper pipes.

Massapequa Man Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter

The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of a Massapequa man for Manslaughter resulting from a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at 4:45 a.m. in Massapequa.

Silver Alert CANCELLED - South Hempstead Senior with Dementia Missing Found

At the request of the Nassau County Police Department 1st Precinct, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of James Kildunne; age 81; from South Hempstead, NY on May ...

Stamford CT to Host 4th Annual Hooks for Heroes Fishing Tournament

Over $20,000 Raised for Wounded U.S. Vets & Their Families in First 3 Years of Event.

Nassau County Mourns The Loss Of NYPD Police Officer Brian Moore

Mangano: “Nassau County mourns the loss of NYPD Police Officer Brian Moore, a North Massapequa-resident, who was assassinated in cold blood. This tragedy further highlights the dangerous job of serving the public as a police officer."

Regional Chamber of Commerce LIAACC Joins US Black Chambers, Inc.

Regional Chamber of Commerce Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. joins the United States Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. was founded by its chairman John L. ...

Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library to offer Free Medicare Counseling on May 12‏

The Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library provides a number of services and resources for the community’s seniors including a free program focused on Medicare Counseling and Assistance on Tuesday, May 12 from 10 am to 1 pm.

Kings Park Man Arrested for DWI on Northern State Parkway with Children in Car

On 5/3/15 at 10:50 PM, a trooper from the Lake Success Barracks stopped a gray Honda for speeding on the Northern State Parkway near Post Avenue(exit 32).

State Education Department to Distribute $15.6 Million to Support School Technology Purchases & Upgrade Regional Technology Infrastructure

The New York State Education Department (SED) today announced federal approval of New York’s plan to distribute $15.6 million in unspent Race to the Top (RTTT) funds to local school districts to purchase instructional technology equipment and ...

Suspect Wanted for Mugging Man at Gunpoint in Bay Shore

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the man who robbed a victim at gunpoint in Bay Shore last year.
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