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Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the Common Core Standards

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo offers a statement on the Common Core Standards.

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Applauds Albany Common Council’s Passage of Firearm Safe Storage Law

This evening the Albany Common Council passed a law requiring the safe storage of firearms and ammunition.

Mangano Proclaims September Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month

In recognition of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano lit the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building in Mineola yellow.

ATM Skimmer Scammer Nabbed in Hewlett

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest on an individual for Possession of a Forged Device that occurred on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 9:30 p.m. in Hewlett.

Legislator Anker Initiates Suffolk County’s School Traffic Safety Commission

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker chaired the first meeting of the School Traffic Safety Commission at the William H. Rogers Legislature Building in Hauppauge on Thursday, August 20th.

Long Island Fight for Charity to Announce Boxer Matchups at Boxer Matchup Reception

Long Island Fight for Charity boxers will learn their opponents on Monday, October 5, 2015 at the organization's Boxer Matchup Reception.

Mangano To Host 8th Mega Job Fair At Nassau Community College

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that he will host his eighth mega private sector job fair on October 23rd at the Nassau Community College Gym in Garden City.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Kayla, Quinn, Hal, Walker, Flamingo and Happy!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Kayla, Quinn, Hal, Walker, Flamingo and Happy!

Valley Stream Doctor Charged in Illegal Sales of Prescriptions for Controlled Substances: Medical Practices at JFK Airport and on Long Island

The indictment and arrest of Dr. Gerald Surya, an internist and senior aviation medical examiner with offices at JFK International Airport and in Valley Stream, Long Island was announced.

Mangano Welcomes America's Vetdogs To Old Bethpage Village Restoration

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and his wife Linda, along with their dogs Rocky and Max, attended the 1st Annual Long Island America’s VetDogs Run & Dog Walk at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.

DEC Announces Temporary Holiday Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

A temporary closure of three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island during the upcoming Labor Day holiday period begins Saturday, September 5.

Governor Cuomo Announces Suspension of Construction-Related Lane Closures During Labor Day Weekend

Governor Cuomo today announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will be lifted from 6 a.m. on Friday, September 4, to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8.

Duo Arrested for Brawl in Wantagh

The Seventh Squad reports the details of two arrests from an incident that occurred at 6:29pm on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in Wantagh.

William Floyd's First-Year Teachers Take Bus Tour Through Community

In preparation for the school year, the William Floyd School District held its annual New Teacher Institute, a series of professional development workshops for the district’s new and non-tenured teachers.

American Idol Season Eight Winner Kris Allen to Kick-Off Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Season on September 18

American Idol winner Kris Allen will perform at Adelphi University.

3 Long Island Hurricanes Riders Selected to Represent NICA New York at World Cup

As top mountain bike cyclists from around the around the world return again to Windham, N.Y. for the 2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, young Long Island Hurricanes riders got their first taste of Elite World Class ...

William Floyd Board of Education President Serves on NYSSBA Board Officers' Roundtable

Robert Vecchio, President of the William Floyd Board of Education, recently served as an invited panelist at the NYSSBA 2015 Board Officers Academy.

Suffolk Community College Celebrates Tobacco Free Campuses

All Suffolk County Community College campuses are now tobacco free.

Suffolk County Police Officer Honored with Excellence in Suicide Prevention Award

Suffolk County Police Department Fifth Precinct Officer Philip Schoppmann will be one of four recipients of the Excellence in Suicide Prevention Award presented by the Suicide Prevention Center of New York State (SPCNY).

County Executive Mangano & Acting Police Commissioner Krumpter Issue School Bus Safety Tips

It’s back to school time and Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter would like to issue some school bus safety tips for students and motorists.
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