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SCPD Officers Rescue Entangled Bird Found in String on the National Grid Northport Platform

Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau officers rescued a bird that was entangled in string on an offshore fuel platform today.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

Governor Cuomo Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Thirteen Playgrounds at State Parks

Governor Cuomo announced the state has committed $2.5 million to build or improve 13 playgrounds at eight State Parks across New York.

New York’s Largest African American Chamber Gearing Up to Strengthen African American Business Owners Capacity in the Region

The founders of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce saw a significant gap and formed the chamber to begin to rebuild the social and economic fabric of the communities it serves on a daily basis.

Governor Cuomo Announces Over $9 Million in Federal Storm Recovery Funding Restored For the City of Long Beach

Governor Cuomo announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has restored over $9 million of previously denied Public Assistance program funding to reimburse the City of Long Beach for a project to rebuild its boardwalk after it ...

Pick the Perfect Peck of Apples at Long Island’s U-Pick Orchards

Enjoy the best of what September has to offer - awesome apple picking at nearby farms and orchards!

Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash in Cold Spring Harbor

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a woman in Cold Spring Harbor early this evening.

Health Officials Warn of Cyanobacteria Bloom on Little Fresh Pond in Southampton

Researchers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) have confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) at Little Fresh Pond, in the Town of Southampton.

Nineteen Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James L. Tomarken announced today that nineteen mosquito samples and two birds have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Back to School Blast at Smith Haven Mall

For the second year, Smith Haven Mall will host Back to School Blast, a daylong event featuring Long Island’s best family-friendly resources and essentials.

Two Northport Tigers Selected to Participate in National All-Star Bowl in Daytona Beach

While attending an Offense-Defense Football Camp this Summer, Preston Carey, and Brady Cooke, 8 year olds from East Northport, NY, were named Offense-Defense All-Americans and invited to participate in the 10th-annual Offense- Defense Bowl Week festivities taking ...

CSHL’s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament Raises $230,000 for Research and Education

On June 16th, 184 golfers took to the greens at Piping Rock Club for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)’s 22nd annual golf tournament. Run by golf chairman Eddie Chernoff, the outing brought in $230,000.

Rep. Rice Announces $150,000 in Federal Funding for Security Enhancements at Two Local Jewish Community Organizations

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice announced today that two local Jewish community organizations have been awarded $150,000 in federal funding to support security enhancements.

LI's Adorable Adoptables: Meet Gladys, Maggie, Little Bit, Larry, Risley and Chili!

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Gladys, Maggie, Little Bit, Larry, Risley and Chili!

Suffolk Man Arrested for Swindling 31 Homeowners out of More than $700K in Mortgage Scheme

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrest of a Dix Hills man who operated a mortgage modification business and is alleged to have stolen approximately $728,330 from more than 30 homeowners.

Governor Cuomo Announces $17.2 Million to Bolster Biomedical Research in New York State

Governor Cuomo announced $17.2 million in state awards to 26 academic medical institutions for the training of new clinical researchers working on cutting-edge biomedical research.

Oceanside Man Leads NYS Police Troopers on a Vehicle & Foot Pursuit Before Being Taken into Custody

On 8/26/15 at about 12:01 PM, a Trooper from the Farmingdale Barracks initiated a vehicle stop on a silver Jeep Cherokee for cell phone use by the vehicle operator eastbound side of the Southern State Parkway near ...

Governor Cuomo Announces $50 Million For Emergency Communications Upgrades in 17 Counties

Governor Cuomo announced that 17 counties will receive portions of $50 million in total funding to enhance their vital emergency communications systems.

Governor Cuomo Announces 'Double Track' Milestone Toward Improving Ronkonkoma Branch Service

Governor Cuomo announced that MTA Long Island Rail Road has reached an important milestone to improve service on the busy Ronkonkoma Branch.

Cornelia Hernes, Stephen Bauman, and Steve Forster: Selected Works A Group Exhibition at Hersh Fine Art, September 19-November 30, 2015

Hersh Fine Art, of the Long Island Academy of Fine Art, is pleased to present a group exhibition of drawings and paintings by Cornelia Hernes, Stephen Bauman, and Steve Forster.
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