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Warmth to Surge Across Northeast US for Thanksgiving, Black Friday

AccuWeather reports a after a chilly Thanksgiving in 2014, warm conditions will surge across the Northeast in time for the holiday this year.

NBTY Donates 300 Turkeys to Island Harvest Food Bank Just in Time for Thanksgiving

Raquel Castro, actress from the hit show “Empire,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and volunteers from NBTY pitch into to distribute 300 turkeys and food to help 300 LI families in need enjoy a warm, holiday-style meal ...

DEC Announces $2 Million Grant Program to Help Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species Statewide

Two million dollars in grants are available to organizations for projects to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species in New York State's waterways, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Basil Seggos announced ...

Schumer: Push to Prevent Those on Terror Watch List From Getting Guns & Explosives

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called for passage of critical legislation, the Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 (S.551), that would give the Department of Justice authority to prevent a known or suspected ...

Police Commissioner Edward Webber Announces Plans to Retire

Police Commissioner Edward Webber issues a statement re: plans to retire.

Governor Cuomo Announces New Efforts in New York State to Help Fight Terrorism

Governor Cuomo announced two new efforts to enhance the New York State's ability to fight terrorism.

Governor Cuomo Announces Suspension of Construction-Related Lane Closures

Governor Cuomo announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will not be permitted from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, November 25, to 6 a.m. on Monday, November 30, ...

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert For Black Friday And Cyber Monday

In advance of the holiday shopping season, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued tips for consumers who plan to shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Nassau County to Increase DWI Patrols for the Remainder of 2015

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, District Attorney Madeline Singas and Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter will announce additional DWI patrols for the remainder of 2015.

Mangano Joins Island Harvest And Bethpage Federal Credit Union In The Fight Against Hunger

Each November, Bethpage Federal Credit Union joins Island Harvest to hold a Turkey Drive that collects food and money for families in need on Long Island.

Nassau County SPCA Announces Thanksgiving Pet Tips

Tips to have a Thanksgiving that is pet-safe.

South Farmingdale Water District to Implement District-Wide Meter Upgrade

South Farmingdale Water District will soon use new technology to allow its personnel to more accurately record the water meter readings of every household and business within the District.

MTA Long Island Rail Road Offering Extra Train Service Beginning Wednesday, Thanksgiving Eve and Continuing Through the Extended Holiday Weekend

Beginning Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25 and continuing through the extended holiday weekend, MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service and reduced fare programs that will making travel a snap for shopping, dining ...

Oceanside Attorney Indicted for Murder of Elderly Mother

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the indictment of Suzan Grossman-Kerner, who is accused of murdering her 79-year old mother this August in the victim’s Oceanside home.

Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Trevor Brown

At the request of the Freeport Village Police Department, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Trevor Brown; age 72; from Freeport, NY on November 20, 2015.

January Deer Season to Open in Suffolk County, DEC Managed Land Entries Due November 30

The special shotgun season for deer hunting in Suffolk County starts Jan. 3, 2016, the state Department of Environmental Conservations (DEC) announced today. Hunters must enter a drawing to hunt for deer on DEC managed lands during ...

Nassau County Firefighters Museum & Education Center Provides Simple Steps to Ensure an Accident-Free Holiday

Cooking is the leading cause of home fires throughout the United States, and Thanksgiving sees more such fires than any other day of the year. According to statistics provided by the National Fire Protection Association, there were ...

NYS Police and Partners Host Summit to Discuss Counterterrorism & Public Safety in NY

The New York State Police along with State and federal law enforcement partners hosted the 7th annual New York State Intelligence Summit this week at the Sagamore Resort Hotel in Lake George.

Margaret P. Bean Author of Raising the Standard in Your Walk with the Lord Book Signing Dec.17, 2015

Margaret P. Bean author of Raising the Standard in Your Walk with the Lord has a book signing event on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 in Freeport.

Donovan, Rice Introduce Bipartisan Flood Insurance Reform Legislation

Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) and Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-4) today introduced the bipartisan Flood Insurance Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015.
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