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Woman Arrested for Leandra's Law After Motor Vehicle Crash, 3 Children on Board

Suffolk County Police arrested a Central Islip woman for driving while intoxicated after she was involved in a motor vehicle crash with three children in the vehicle.

Man Arrested for DWI After Crash Seriously Injures Bicyclist, Victim Suffers Bone Fractures

Suffolk County Police arrested a Brightwaters man for driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a bicyclist last night.

2nd Precinct Officers Joined Children at Dix Hills Ice Rink For a Fun-Filled Afternoon on Ice

On Friday, April 29, 2016, Second Precinct Community Liaison Officer, COPE officers and Community Support Unit officers joined local children from Huntington and Huntington Station at the Dix Hills Ice Rink for a fun filled afternoon on ...

Bay Street Theater Announces Artist Lineup For 5th Annual Spring Benefit on Monday, May 9

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the artist lineup for Curtain Up!, Bay Street's 5th Annual Spring Benefit honoring Ana R. Daniel at Joe's Pub in New York City ...

Happy Mother's Day from The Fresh Air Fund

Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate the women in our lives who take the time to care for us.

State Education Department to Develop Resources to Educate on Need for, Encourage Organ and Tissue Donation

The New York State Education Department announced today in conjunction with Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz that it will work with organizations that promote organ and tissue donation to ...

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Prevention is Better Than a Cure

The month of May is dedicated to spreading awareness of the prevalent, yet preventable illness, Lyme disease. Once the weather begins to warm, the threat of tick-borne illness escalates.

Community Donates 435 Pounds of Pet Food and Supplies for Suffolk County Leg. Robert Trotta’s Pet Food Drive on Behalf of Long Island Cares

Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta is most appreciative of the support he received from the residents who donated to his pet food drive to benefit Baxter’s Pet Pantry at Long Island Cares.

DEC Issues Guidance to Avoid Conflicts with Coyotes

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today issued guidance on preventing conflicts between people and coyotes as spring temperatures approach and coyotes increase foraging.

Assemblymember Michaelle C. Solages Honors Elmont Student Accepted into All Eight Ivy League Schools, as Good Samaritan of the Month

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages (Elmont-D) announced April’s Good Samaritan of the Month, Elmont Memorial High School student Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna.

SCCC's J. Andrew Monahan and Steven Kuehhas Awarded Prestigious SUNY Chancellor's Award For Adjunct Teaching

Suffolk County Community College Adjunct Instructor of Business J. Andrew Monahan and Steven Kuehhas, an adjunct instructor of criminal justice were recently recognized by SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher with the 2015-2016 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in ...

PSEG Long Island Announces May 2016 Power Supply Charge

PSEG Long Island today released the Power Supply Charge for May. Effective tomorrow, the Power Supply Charge will be 6.2559 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh).

SCPD Crime Alert: Latest Home Burglaries Involve Garage Remote

Suffolk Police are investigating two residential burglaries in Hauppauge that occurred after a person or people used garage remotes found in unlocked vehicles; Police are urging residents to take safety precautions.

Two Men Rescued from Water After Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole and Lands into Water in Island Park

Fourth Squad detectives report the details of a serious auto accident that occurred in Island Park on Saturday, 04/30/16 at 9:55 P.M.

Due to Wastewater Infrastructure Investments, Health Officials Lift Peconic River Recreation Advisory

On December 15, 2015, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services issued an advisory to residents to take precautions before recreating on the tidal portion of the Peconic River (east of Grangebel Park) due to the possible ...

Cyanobacteria Blooms Found in Wickapogue Pond in Southampton

Results of water sampling performed by SUNY Stony Brook has confirmed cyanobacteria blooms, more commonly known as blue–green algae, in Wickapogue Pond in Southampton, NY.

Coast Guard & Local Responders Respond to Boat on Fire in Copiague

Coast Guard and local first responders respond to a boat fire near Great Neck Creek, in Long Island, New York, Saturday.

LongIsland.com's 2016 May Family Fun Guide: Spring Celebrations, Fabulous 5ks, Warm Weather Fun & More!

Spring is in full swing, Long Island, and this May is packed with tons of unforgettable fun that you won't want to miss out on!

April is National Poetry Month: Raise Your Voice at an Open Mic Night on Long Island

The month of April is almost over, but these open mic nights on L.I. keep going strong!

First Annual Long Island Business Expo A Rousing Success

Held on April 21 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, the event combined education, information, and support for the Long Island business community.
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