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Suffolk County SPCA Offers $3,000 Reward After Dead Dog Found in Canal

The SPCA is looking for information after a dog was found dead in a West Islip canal.

Man Killed After Struck in Head with Baseball

Incident occurred on County Road 101, Yaphank on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Worker Falls to Death from Building in Farmingdale

The incident occurred on Smith Street in Farmingdale on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at approximately 11:45 a.m.

Kayaker Rescued from Long Island Sound

Rescue Happened Five Miles North of Roanoke Point, Riverhead on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at approximately 10:50 a.m.

Crime Report: Floral Park Bank Robbery; Police Searching for Macy's Shoplifters

Police are searching for the suspect in a bank robbery; Three people robbed a Macy’s on September 14.

West Islip High School Locked Down After Violent Threat

The West Islip High School went into lockdown after receiving its second threat of violence in a span of several days.

Suffolk County SPCA Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic September 20

Vaccinations will be given in front of the Islip Town Hall.

Cases of Serious Respiratory Virus, EV-D68, Confirmed in Children in NY

In addition to the flu season coming upon us, parents and children also need to be vigilant of a serious respiratory virus, called EV-D68. Its spread is causing some children to be hospitalized.

Suffolk County SPCA Holds Annual Free Rabies Clinic

There will be a free clinic on Saturday, September 20, in Islip.

Get Your Flu Shot! Flu Season Begins as Early as October, Says CDC

It can take two weeks for your body to develop full protection after receiving a flu shot. Health officials are encouraging people to get their annual flu shot in before the start of October.

Update: Man Arrested for Impersonating Nat Grid Representative to Burglarize Homes

A suspect has been arrested in relation to a June burglary.

Man Wanted for Robbing Floral Park Capitol One Bank

Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a Bank Robbery that occurred on September 17, 2014 at 5:40 pm in Floral Park.

DEC and State Parks Release State Open Space Conservation Plan for Public Comment

Public Comments Accepted Through December 17; Public Hearings to be Held Statewide.

Levittown Teen Arrested for Selling Marijuana

Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives report the arrest of a Levittown male on September 16, 2014 at 9:42 pm in Levittown.

Empire State Lyme Disease Association Seeks to Raise Awareness

The Empire State Lyme Disease Association supports World Wide Lyme Awareness.

From a Town Shelter on Long Island to Service Dog Training, Rescued Dog Unites with Air Force Veteran

From the Town Shelter on Long Island to Service Dog Training, Rescued Dog Unites with Air Force Veteran

Bellone to Propose $5 Million in ‘Jumpstart’ Program for Infrastructure Projects

The proposal comes as part of a larger economic development program.

Mount Sinai Student Arrested After Making Bomb, Shooting Threats

A Mount Sinai freshman was taken into custody after allegedly using a social media app, Yik Yak, to threaten to bomb his school.

Man Wanted for Robbing Woman in Parked Car in Roslyn Heights

The Third Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Roslyn Heights on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 1:11 pm.

Three-Year-Old Girl Injured in Hit and Run Crash

Suffolk County Police today arrested a Middle Island man that left the scene of a crash that injured a 3-year-old girl.
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