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If you're interested in getting a local perspective on the big picture in news, then our National & World News will give you just what you're looking for. This section covers all the big stories that matter to the nation – from the perspective of a local like you.
By Long Island News & PR June 24, 2016
“We agree with ACIP’s decision today to recommend health care providers and parents use only the inactivated vaccine,” said Benard Dreyer, MD, FAAP, President of the AAP.
By Long Island News & PR June 23, 2016
The USDA and FSIS is urging everyone to take extra food safety precautions when planning their menu this Fourth of July holiday.
By Long Island News & PR June 23, 2016
CDC launched the first national reporting system for harmful algal blooms, as well as a new website with important information for health officials and the public.
By Long Island News & PR June 21, 2016
Animal rights and advocacy groups along with Congressman Lee Zeldin to urge the Chinese Government to stop the slaughter of over 10,000 dogs at the Yulin Dog Meat Festival.
By Long Island News & PR June 20, 2016
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sites for the 2025 and 2026 U.S. Open Championships. Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. is one of the host sites.
By Long Island News & PR June 16, 2016
NYS Assemblyman Dean Murray introduced a resolution calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to proclaim June 30th, 2016 as Arthrogryposis Awareness Day.
By Long Island News & PR June 15, 2016
Today, Suffolk County Legislator Steve Stern demanded that House Republicans put partisan talking points aside and pass common sense gun safety legislation.
By Long Island News & PR June 14, 2016
Nassau County DA Madeline Singas announced that seven people have been indicted for their alleged involvement in a heroin ring that operated in Nassau County, Queens County and Pittsburgh.
By Long Island News & PR June 13, 2016
The New York State Assembly has once again voted to pass the “DREAM Act,” which uses tax dollars to provide college tuition for illegal immigrants.
By Long Island News & PR June 12, 2016
Governor Directs Flags to Half-Staff at all State Buildings in Solidarity with the People of Florida
By Chris Boyle June 10, 2016
Courageous canine laid to rest after lifetime of dedicated service helping others.
By Long Island News & PR June 10, 2016
More effective water management might have prevented most of the Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks.
By Long Island News & PR June 08, 2016
Senator Ken LaValle reports that a measure he cosponsored to expand eligibility for state pension credits to additional veterans was been signed into law.
By Long Island News & PR June 07, 2016
New legislation is being introduced in the Senate that would finally require landline and mobile carriers to offer free robocall-blocking technology to all consumers.
By Long Island News & PR June 06, 2016
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued a statement after the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) implements a national recall of “Cra-Z-Art” children’s products that his office found to contain high levels of ...
By Kelly Tenny June 04, 2016
Make this summer your best one yet with a summer bucket list! Don’t know what to add to yours? Then check out ours!
By Chris Boyle June 03, 2016
New rules affect salaried employees overtime eligibility for workers nationwide - how will these changes effect Long Island businesses?
By WFSD News June 01, 2016
Vittoria Vitucci, a senior at William Floyd High School, has been awarded a $30,000 scholarship.
By Long Island News & PR June 01, 2016
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called for a new surge in the hiring of additional Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at local New York City airports.