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Kent Animal Shelter Seeks Central Pine Barrens Commission Approval to Rebuild

Public Hearing on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 2PM at Southampton Town Hall.

Baking with Alcohol: Cooking with Guinness and Jameson

Let your liquor lend itself to dessert with these alcoholic recipes!

My Brother's Keeper Task Force: One-Year Progress Report to the President

On February 27, 2014, President Barack Obama launched “My Brother’s Keeper” (MBK) and issued a powerful call to action to close opportunity gaps still faced by too many young people, and often by boys and young men ...

Schumer, Gillibrand: FEMA Must Ensure That Pending Sandy Flood Insurance Settlement Applies to All Affected Policy Holders

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today called on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure that all impacted Superstorm Sandy flood victims are included in the ongoing settlement regarding fraudulent engineering reports issued by ...

Presiding Officer Gregory Honored With Humanitarian Award

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory was honored by the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators with their 2015 Humanitarian Award.

Former New York City Council Member Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Role in Bribery and Fraud Scheme

Former New York City Council Member Daniel Halloran was sentenced today in White Plains federal court to 10 years in prison in connection with his role in arranging the bribery of New York City Republican leaders to ...

A.G. Schneiderman Offers Tips For New Yorkers Using Crowdfunding Websites To Make Donations

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office is offering tips to consumers for using crowdfunding websites to make charitable and other donations.

State Police Make Arrest in Underage Sale of Alcohol Operation

New York State Police made an arrest in Middle Island for underage sale of alcohol during an undercover operation .

Lynbrook Man Faces Upgraded Charges in High-Speed Crash That Killed Couple

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced upgraded charges against a Lynbrook driver accused of traveling at a very high rate of speed while under the influence of drugs when he slammed into the rear of ...

NYAGV Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan Background Check Legislation

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) welcomes the introduction of bipartisan legislation to keep guns out of the hands of criminals, domestic abusers, terrorists, and the seriously mentally ill.

Harbor Country Day School Sponsors Two Miles in Historic Bull Smythe Relay

Harbor Country Day School announces that on March 1, 2015, members of the school’s faculty and staff participated in the historic 36-mile Richard Bull Smythe relay run/walk through the town of Smithtown.

Twin Rinks & Ferraro Brothers Team USA to Host Israeli National Team for Press Conference & Charity Exhibition Game

Twin Rinks of Eisenhower Park and Ferraro Brothers Hockey are proud to host the Israeli National Team for a charity exhibition game against Ferarro Brothers Team USA on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at 7:30pm.

Suspect Wanted for Attempting to Mug Senior at Gunpoint in Oceanside

The Fourth Squad is investigating an Attempted Robbery that occurred on Thursday, March 05, 2015 at 12:25 pm in Oceanside.

Ross Ulbricht, the Creator and Owner of the “Silk Road” Website, Found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court on All Counts

Ross William Ulbricht, a.k.a. “Dread Pirate Roberts,” a.k.a. “DPR,” a.k.a. “Silk Road,” was found guilty yesterday on all seven counts in connection with his operation and ownership of Silk Road.

Twin Copies of a Gene Pair Up in Embryonic Stem Cells at a Critical Moment in their Differentiation

Imagine a pair of twins that everyone believed to be estranged, who turn out to be closer than anyone knew. A genetic version of this heartwarming tale might be taking place in our cells.

New Opportunity Offers Nonprofits Feedback, Recognition – and $60,000 in Prize Money

Launch of 2015 New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards Recognizes Nonprofits for Excellent Management.

Woman Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Wantagh

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Arrest for Driving While Intoxicated in Wantagh.

Daylight Savings is Time for Safety

As we “Spring Ahead” make sure to check lifesaving smoke and CO alarms.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Circus Fun, Pet Expo & Other Performances

It's a weekend packed with fun for the entire family with these events and performances!

How Much Snow Has Your Town Received? Snow Totals for Long Island During Winter Storm Thor

Did your town get the most snow or the least? Check out the snow totals all across the island!
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