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SCSPCA: Illegal Exotic Animal Amnesty Day a Success!

The Amnesty Day held yesterday for Suffolk County residents to turn in their illegally-owned reptiles and mammals was deemed a success.

Governor Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and Chairman Prendergast Announce Agreement on Funding for MTA Capital Program

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast today announced that an agreement has been reached on the remaining funding for the MTA Capital Program.

Take the LIRR to the 32nd Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay, L.I. on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18

MTA Long Island Rail Road is offering extra train service and a specially-priced travel package for seafood lovers heading to the 32nd Annual Oyster Festival in historic Oyster Bay, L.I. on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October ...

SCSPCA Offering $2,000 Reward For Info. About Brutal Killing of 2 Cats Found in East Patchgoue

The Suffolk County SPCA and Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad Detectives are seeking information from the public to help identify the individual(s) responsible for brutally torturing and killing a 4-6 month old kitten and an adult cat ...

Darkside Haunted House: A Terrifying Experience to Thrill All Halloween Lovers

Darkside has been terrorizing Long Island for nearly two decades, keeping haunt lovers coming back every year for more thrills and chills!

Four Arrested in State Liquor Authority Inspection

Suffolk County Police conducted a State Liquor Inspection in response to several complaints of drug use, underage drinking, littering and associated disturbances at a bar in West Sayville early this morning.

Suffolk County SPCA Rescues Pig Found Wandering in East Patchoue

The Suffolk County SPCA announced today that it has rescued a pig found wandering in East Patchogue.

Bay Shore Man Arrested for DWI after Fatal Motorcycle Crash Kills Wife

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Bay Shore man for driving while intoxicated after his motorcycle crashed killing his wife early this morning.

Adelphi University’s Best of Broadway: Gold, Rubies and Pearls

Join Adelphi’s talented students as they celebrate the anniversaries of some of Broadway’s greatest hits.

William Floyd Girls Varsity Tennis: Playoff Bound with a Perfect Record

The William Floyd varsity girls tennis team continues to dominate their opponents in their quest to repeat as Suffolk County champions as evidenced by finishing the regular season with a perfect 16-0 record.

Peconic Landing to Host Guide Dog Foundation For the Blind

Peconic Landing is excited to announce it will be hosting the not-for-profit Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and its sister organization America’s VetDogs for an educational presentation and demonstration.

Dowling College Students Visit the Suffolk County Jail

Students from Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco’s Criminal Justice Class at Dowling College got a close up view of corrections when they toured the County’s Riverhead Jail this morning.

Levittown Man Sentenced for Trying to Kill Landlord Before Armed Standoff with Police

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a Levittown man has been sentenced for trying to kill his landlord before starting an armed standoff with police that led to the lockdown of his local school ...

William Floyd High School Students Conduct Marine Research on Mud Crabs

Students in Ms. Victoria D’Ambrosia’s Science Research class at William Floyd High School recently welcomed Rebecca Kulp, a marine ecologist from the Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) to discuss marine benthic predators.

Brentwood Man Indicted for $1.8 Million Armored Truck Company Heist

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arraignment today of a Brentwood man on a six-count indictment related to an Aug. 16 burglary in which he allegedly stole $1.856 million from an armored truck company ...

Man Arrested For DWI After Pedestrian Killed in Smithtown Crash

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Saint James man for driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Smithtown last night.

Where to Find a Great Pumpkin and Learn Carving and Decorating Techniques

Learn how to turn your boring gourd into something extraordinary at one of these workshops.

Two Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that two mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Jewish Women “Knead It Together” at the Great Long Island Challah Bake, Wed. Oct 21

In a fun evening of Jewish unity, hundreds of Nassau County women will partake in the aromatic, delicious, and spiritual tradition of making challah bread together, in preparation for a Jewish day of rest that a million ...

Shirley Woman Arrested after Fleeing from Custody at Hospital

Suffolk County Police arrested a woman who fled from police custody after being admitted to a hospital in Smithtown yesterday.
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