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Acting DA Singas, Long Beach Officials Announce DWI Crackdown for Independence Day Weekend

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney and advocates announced an enhanced drunk driving enforcement program that will go into effect in the City this holiday weekend starting today.

A.G. Schneiderman Offers Safety Tips For July 4th Following Easing Of Fireworks Prohibitions In Some Areas

Consumers can now buy certain types of fireworks in areas of New York State. By following these tips, New Yorkers can have a safe and fun July 4th.

UPDATE: Huntington Beach & Lake Ronkonkoma Beach Reopens

Lake Ronkonkoma Beach in the Town of Islip and Head of the Bay Club Beach in Huntington Bay are closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels in excess of acceptable criteria.

Governor Cuomo Announces State Police to Increase Patrols on New York Roadways During July 4th Weekend

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State Police and local law enforcement will increase patrols to crack down on drivers who violate the law this Fourth of July weekend from Friday, July 3 until Monday, July ...

Man Killed in Industrial Accident in Farmingdale

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating an industrial accident that killed a man in Farmingdale yesterday.

Bayville Auto Accident Causes Osprey Birds Nest to Fall to Ground, Nest Contained Four-Week Old Birds

The Public Information Office reports the details of an Animal Rescue that occurred on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 10:16 p.m. in Bayville.

Suffolk County Sheriff's Proactive Impaired Driving Recognition Effort Continues this Holiday Week and Throughout the Summer Season

The Sheriff's Office, working cooperatively with the County Executive and Suffolk County STOP-DWI, has a new effort targeting drivers impaired by drugs and alcohol with a focus on Long Island's East End this summer season.

Assemblywoman Solages Holding 2015 Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblywoman Solages fosters a 2015 Summer Reading Challenge to assure that students are given the opportunity to continue to enrich themselves during their summer break.

Mangano: Publishers Clearing House To Grow Jobs In Nassau County

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) today announced the approval of an economic development compact that will keep Publishers Clearing House, here in Nassau County where it will expand ...

Rockville Centre Financial Planner Sentenced, Ordered to Repay Victims in $1.8 Million Theft from Special Needs Camp & Seniors

Rockville Centre financial planner is sentenced to prison & ordered to pay full restitution to Camp A.N.C.H.O.R. and former investment clients.

Mangano Dedicates POW-MIA Chair Of Honor

As our nation marks the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Vietnam Veterans of America-Chapter 82 unveiled a POW-MIA Chair of Honor.

Mangano Announces New NYIT Cyber Security Research Facility

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has authorized the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) to establish an Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research Facility in Port Washington to ...

Rep. Rice, State & Local Officials Call for Federal Approval of Long Beach Emergency Department

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice today called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to approve South Nassau Communities Hospital’s request to open and operate a 24-hour Emergency Services Department in Long Beach.

Suffolk County Officials To Share Summer Safety Tips

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Suffolk County Police Chief of Patrol John Meehan, and members from the Suffolk County Police Department will share summer safety tips, demonstrate the dangers of fireworks and highlight the police department’s stepped ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Suspension of Construction-Related Lane Closures to Ease Travel During July 4th Weekend

Governor Cuomo announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will not be allowed from 6 a.m. on Friday, July 3, to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 5, in ...

Traffic Advisory for July 4: Road Closures for Annual Fireworks Display at Bald Hill

The Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct is advising motorists of a road closure due to the annual fireworks display at Bald Hill.

SCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Robbing 4 Banks in Suffolk County

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who robbed four banks.

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame Awards Four Student Scholarships for the 2015-16 Academic Year

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame has announced the awarding of four student scholarships to graduating Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens high school students who will be pursuing college music studies in the 2015-16 academic year.

Leg. McCaffrey Recognizes Local Scout at Arrow of Light Ceremony

On June 25th, Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) had a special opportunity to recognize Pack 383’s Webelos Scout Jake Gross at his Arrow of Light ceremony.

Assemblyman Kaminsky, Along with 100 Colleagues, Calls on State to Create Alternate Pathways to Graduation for Students with Disabilities

Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky authored a letter – and was joined by more than 100 of his colleagues – to the Commissioner of the New York State Education Department urging the state to address the lack of available ...
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