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Governor Cuomo Announces Farm to Fork Solutions Forum

In celebration of U.S. Manufacturing Day, forum will help food and beverage manufacturers grow business.

Suffolk County Legislature Unanimously Approves Rails to Trails Fund Allocation

The 10 mile green trail project, which started over 15 years ago, will proceed to the design stage.

Crime Report: Cupsogue Fire Under Investigation; Man Admits to Hit-and-Run

The Westhampton fire destroyed a pavilion and concession area; John Almeida admitted to a hit-and-run accident.

NCPD: Attempted Murder and Occupied Burglary in Westbury

A man was left critically injured after being shot in the torso during a home invasion.

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Improvement Project Moving Ahead

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge’s $50 million toll plaza improvement project has moved into the next stage of construction.

SCPD Arrest Man Who Fatally Stabbed His Mother and Seriously Injured His Sister

The man is accused of stabbing his mother and sister on the morning of September 12.

Fireworks by Grucci Celebrates The Star Spangled Banner’s 200th Anniversary with Massive Firework Flag

Long Island’s own Fireworks by Grucci will be crafting a massive display above Fort McHenry to celebrate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem.

NCPD Crime Alert: Mortgage Scam

A rash of mortgage scams have led the NCPD and County Executive Mangano to issue a warning to residents.

New York Knicks and Chase to Host Clinic at Refurbished Courts in Roosevelt

Clinic and Court Dedication in Mackey Park is Part of the Basketball in the Boroughs and Beyond Program

The NY Knicks Join the Paul Drum Team!

The New York Knicks are giving to a great cause at the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation's Annual Maritime Festival.

Nassau County SPCA Delivers 9600lbs of Dog Food

The food was donated to Long Island Cares' Baxter's Pet Pantry.

Mangano Announces Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics for Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets Open to all Nassau County Pet Owners

Nassau County will partner with the Towns of Oyster Bay and North Hempstead and the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association to offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets.

Suffolk Unanimously Approves Anker’s Coastal Erosion Task Force

Legislator Sarah Anker’s resolution to address erosion on the north shore of Long Island has passed unanimously at the September 9th Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature.

Suffolk County SPCA Remembering 9/11

Members of the Suffolk County SPCA reflect on 9/11.

Kings Park Psychiatric Center Catches Fire

Residents report that a fire broke out at the abandoned facility on the morning of September 10.

Cyanobacteria Blooms Occurring in Sagaponack, West Islip, Southampton

Cyanobacteria blooms have been found in Sagg Pond, Sagaponack, Lake Capri in West Islip, and Old Town Pond, Southampton

Home Depot Joins Other Major Retailers as Target of Payment Data Breach

Home Depot is the latest to join the line up of major retailers to face data breach.

Officers To Be Recognized for Rescuing 18-Month-Old Baby

Fifth Precinct officers to be honored by Islip Town Board.

DA Rice Proposes Comprehensive Plan to Combat Epidemic of Driving While Texting

Calls upon tech, insurance, judicial & law enforcement partners to help end deadly, costly practice.

Suffolk County SPCA Praises Southampton Town Police Officer

The officer rescued a turtle in the Hampton bays.
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