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Selden Man Arrested for Memorial Day Weekend Hit-and-Run Boat Crash in Patchogue

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau, Aviation Section and Fifth Precinct officers, along with members of the Patchogue Fire Department, responded to a hit-and-run boat crash that injured a woman in Patchogue on Sunday night.

2 Teens Arrested for Burglarizing Stony Brook Gas Station

Suffolk County Police have arrested two men for burglarizing a Stony Brook service station early this morning.

Man Arrested for Taking Photos of Minor in Restaurant Bathroom in North Babylon

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Dix Hills man for photographing a minor who was in a bathroom at a restaurant in North Babylon earlier this month.

Long Island Photo Gallery's 'Sand & Surf' Exhibit Opens June 1st in Islip

Long Island Photo Gallery will be exhibiting a 'Sand & Surf' themed photography art exhibit beginning June 1, 2015.

Unique Stay On Long Island Initiative Keeps Talent on LI, Suffolk Community College Students Earn Scholarships to LI Colleges & Universities

Twenty-seven Suffolk County Community College Students were awarded Stay On Long Island Initiative (SOLII) Scholarships that will provide full tuition for at a Long Island College or University.

Technology Island Job Fair To Offer 250+ Jobs

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Tech Task Team (T3), co-chaired by Peter Goldsmith of LISTnet and Andrew Hazen of LaunchPad Long Island, today announced that more than 70 companies will be offering ...

Bellone, Kennedy, Legislators Agree on Plan to Expedite Merger, Save Over $3 Million

Today, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone was joined by Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy and members of the Suffolk County Legislature, to announce a plan to expedite the merger of the Comptroller and Treasurer’s office which was ...

Statement by the President on the Clean Water Rule

For more than 40 years, American families and businesses across the country have counted on the Clean Water Act to protect the streams and wetlands we rely on for our way of life – from recreation to ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Long Island Man For Attempted Residential Mortgage Fraud In Brooklyn

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Fedlaire Aristide, 47, of Freeport, N.Y., for allegedly attempting to defraud Wells Fargo in a short sale scam that would have cost the bank hundreds of thousands ...

Limo Driver Asleep at the Wheel Arrested for DWI in Bethpage

On 5/27/15 at 4:24 AM, Farmingdale troopers were dispatched to a report of a disabled vehicle on the eastbound Southern State Parkway exit ramp for exit 29(Route 107).

Tumor Surroundings Are Shown to Affect Progression of Different Cancer Subtypes

Our environment can have a major impact on how we develop, and it turns out it’s no different for cancer cells.

Suffolk County SPCA Reports Pit Bull Puppy to Be Adopted By War Veteran

The Suffolk County SPCA will be holding a press conference on Thursday May 28th at 11am at 32 Oneida Ave., Selden, NY. Chief Roy Gross and representatives from Guardians of Rescue will be discussing the adoption of ...

Governor Cuomo Announces New Proposed Rules Concerning Businesses that Pay Workers with Debit Cards

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the state Department of Labor has published draft regulations to better manage how businesses pay workers with debit cards, in order to help protect workers’ wages.

DEC: Muskellunge Fishing Season Opens May 30; Regular (Harvest) Season for Black Bass Opens June 20

Significant muskellunge regulation changes are in effect on New York waters for the season opener on May 30, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reminded anglers today.

Smithtown Doctor Indicted For the Illegal Distribution of Controlled Substances without Legitimate Medical Need

A federal grand jury indicted Smithtown, New York, Doctor Mitchel Fagin this morning on charges that he illegally distributed oxycodone, methodone and alprazalom, highly addictive prescription pain medications.

17 People Taken to Area Hospitals after Being Exposed to Carbon Monoxide in Hauppauge

Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct officers responded to an incident during which 17 workers were exposed to carbon monoxide at a business in Hauppauge this afternoon.

Nassau County Police Activity League Honors Seven “PAL Hero” Volunteers at 2015 Inaugural Gala

Seven volunteers with Nassau County Police Activity League were recently honored at NCPAL's Get in the Game Gala.

LIRR Weekend Travel Alert: Hempstead Branch

Buses replace westbound trains at Queens Village and Hollis beginning at 10:30 PM on Friday, May 29 through 3:30 AM on Monday, June 1 as the LIRR suspends service to allow workers to waterproof the 211th St. ...

LIRR Weekend Travel Alert: Port Jefferson Branch

Buses will replace trains between Port Jefferson and Huntington over the weekend of Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 as the Long Island Rail Road resumes the installation of new concrete ties along that stretch of ...

Brentwood Teens Enjoy Night at the Ballpark

Players from the Brentwood High School baseball team and members of the Suffolk County Police Department Third Precinct’s Police Explorers were treated to a night at Citi Field to watch the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies ...
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