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Woman Nabbed for Stealing Over $129k from Lake Success Employer

The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of New York City woman for Grand Larceny that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 3:40 pm.

Long Island Music Hall of Fame Inductees Chuck D & Eric B. Make Guest Appearances on WUSB's The Sounds of Film

On Thursday, July 30 at 8 P.M., two of hip hop's biggest stars, Chuck D. and Eric B., will be making guest appearances on the Sounds of Film Radio Show, which airs on Stony Brook's WUSB.

Mangano Announces New Transit-Oriented Housing Opportunities In Farmingdale

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency today announced the approval of an economic development compact for a proposed $8 million apartment project in downtown Farmingdale.

CDC: Severe Weather Can Threaten Summer Fun, Safety and Health

Extreme weather in the summer can include soaring temperatures, thunderstorms, and dry conditions. Extreme weather poses serious health risks, causing illnesses, injuries and sometimes death.

Federal Grant to Improve Boat Access to Town Docks in North Hempstead

Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) announced a $4,142,815.50 federal grant for the Town of North Hempstead to repair damage caused more than two years ago by Superstorm Sandy.

Westbury Seafood Marketer Sentenced For Trafficking and Selling Shellfish Without a License

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that a Westbury fish wholesaler that serviced popular Long Island restaurants – and the company’s owner – will be fined ...

Deadline for NYS College Students to Apply for FASNY Tuition Reimbursement: October 2

The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) has announced an October 2nd 2015 application deadline for tuition reimbursement through their historic educational initiative, the Higher Education Learning Plan (HELP).

Governor Cuomo Announces New DMV Online Service Allowing Customers to Print a Temporary License

Governor Cuomo announced that New Yorkers now have the opportunity to print a temporary license from the Department of Motor Vehicles website when they renew or replace their driver licenses, learner permits, or non-driver identification card online.

NCPD Make Two Arrests for Promoting Prisoner Contraband

The District Attorney Squad reports the arrest of two individuals from Levittown for Promoting Prisoner Contraband that occurred on Wednesday, July 28, 2015 at 9:40 a.m. in East Meadow.

Elmont 7-Eleven Robbed at Gunpoint

The Fourth Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 3:05 a.m. in Elmont.

SCPD Crime Alert: Woman Wanted for Stealing Credit Card, Using it for Splurges

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman who used stolen credits cards at multiple locations earlier this year.

Arrest Made for Freeport Assault Involving Slashing with a Box Cutter

Major Case Bureau detectives report the arrest of a Freeport man for an Assault that occurred on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 3:31 pm in Freeport.

NCPD Dispatched to Massapequa Home For Woman in Labor

Seventh Precinct officers report the details of a childbirth that occurred on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:20 am in Massapequa.

Tips for Observing the Perseid Meteor Shower and Summer’s Other Starry Nights

The Earth will be passing through the Perseid meteor shower in the second week of August, so prepare yourself to spot some of the brightest meteors across the night sky!

Long Envisioned Hiking Trail Opens in Stony Brook Park

It was nearly 17 years ago when a coalition of civic and community groups first envisioned a park and nature trail on what was slated to become a 40 lot subdivision.

Mangano Announces Salute To Veterans Concert Starring Tony Orlando And The USO Liberty Bells At Eisenhower Park's Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre will host the Salute to Veterans Concert starring Tony Orlando and the USO Liberty Bells on Saturday, August 1st.

Gregory, Lindsay Announce Crackdown on Deadbeat Parents

Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory and 8th District Legislator William J. Lindsay III on Friday announced a change in policy that will require Suffolk County police officers to arrest parents for driving if their license ...

LIRR Plans Overnight Track Maintenance Work This Weekend

Buses replace trains between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma on Sat., Aug. 1 from 12:45 a.m. until 5:30 a.m. and between Deer Park and Ronkonkoma on Sun., Aug. 2 from 12:45 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.

Westbury Man Who Purchased a Car through Craig's List Later Discovers Car is Stolen, NCPD Investigating

Third Squad detectives are investigating an incident that occurred on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm in Westbury.

Mangano: Cooling Centers Open This Week

In an effort to help Nassau County residents cope with high temperatures and humidity, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that cooling centers will be this week with the assistance of our partners in government.
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