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Children's Workshops at Garvies Point this Summer

Workshops will take place Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in July and August.

Suffolk Legislature to Vote on Automatic Pay Raises

A recent proposal would end the practice of giving Suffolk officials a raise without a vote every year.

Mark Your Calendar - National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 26th!

Have prescription drugs that you no long use or that have expired? Dispose of them properly through an initiative with the Drug Enforcement Administration on April 26th.

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center to Long Island to Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help to Homeowners

DFS Assistance Available for Homeowners at Baldwin Public Library on Friday, April 18.

Four St. Anthony’s Students Expelled for Wearing Confederate Flag, Blackface

Two students initially suspended for an incident involving a Confederate flag have now been expelled from the school.

Casual Marijuana Use in Young Adults Leads to Not So Good Brain Changes, Study Finds

As more states legalize marijuana use, a new study out this week questions whether it is for the better. The study shows young adults using marijuana, even occasionally, face abnormal brain changes.

Riverhead Man Arrested for Driving Stolen Vehicle, Fleeing Police

Suffolk County Police have arrested a Riverhead man who was driving a stolen vehicle and then fled from police early this morning.

Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit Returns to Suffolk County United Veterans

Suffolk County United Veterans received another visit to the John J. Lynch Vets Place shelter from the Long Island Cares Veterans Project Mobile Outreach Unit, loaded with 652 pounds of fresh produce and 181 pounds plus of ...

NCPD Missing Vulnerable Person Alert for Man Suffering from Cognitive Disorder

The Nassau County Police Department has issued a Missing Vulnerable Person Alert for Steven Vitale.

We Aren't Out of the Woods Yet: NWS Issues Freeze Warning for LI, Metro Area

Just when we thought Spring had finally arrived, freezing temperatures begin to threaten April flowers.

Suffolk County Bans Tobacco, e-Cig Sales to Those Under 21

Suffolk residents under the age of 21 will soon find it a little harder to get a hold of cigarettes, e-cigs, and other smoking products.

Update: Woman Last Seen in Mastic/Shirley Found Dead

The body of a woman who disappeared in March has been found.

Income Tax Filing Deadline Is Here, Get Extra Time to File!

If you haven't filed your income taxes yet and don't think you can meet the April 15 deadline, here's what you need to know!

Unlicensed Bay Shore Man Arrested for DWI; 10 Arrested in Nassau for Selling Alcohol to Minors

Suffolk Police arrested a drunk driver without a license, and the NCPD caught ten people selling alcohol to minors.

Lab-Grown Body Parts Possible with Tissue-Engineering

A group of researchers have successfully recreated vaginas in the laboratory to function properly with women absent of the part or who have underdeveloped vaginas due to a rare condition.

Billy Joel Surprises Local Students at Tribute Concert

In a move that few expected, Billy Joel accepted an initiation to a Glen Cove elementary school tribute concert.

Schumer Announces ‘Fluke Fairness Act’ Will Be Included in Next Major Federal Fisheries Bill

Could Soon Become Reality for LI Anglers Who For Years Have Been Deeply Punished by Unfair Fluke Regulations

Nassau County and NCSPCA to Announce Rescue of Dog Used to Breed Abused Puppies

Brutally injured puppy to be reunited with mother tomorrow at news conference.

Public Meeting Set on Jones Beach Revitalization Plan

State Parks Also Schedules Series of Meetings with Local Community Groups.

SCPD Crime Alert: 3 Wanted for Attempting to Break Into Vanderbilt Museum

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and SCPD are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate three people who attempted to enter a museum in Centerport last month.
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