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Comptroller Maragos Promotes Roslyn Artist Xiomaro’s “Theodore Roosevelt’s Sagamore Hill: The ‘Unseen’ Summer White House” Photographic Exhibit

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, in collaboration with County Executive Edward Mangano and the National Parks Service’s Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, will host a photo exhibit displaying over 40 large color photographs, created by Long Island ...

Enhance Skillset with Lynda.com Provided for Free through Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library

If you’re looking to change career paths or simply enhance your current skill set for personal or job growth, the Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library offers Lynda.com, an online library of instructional videos and tutorials led by professional and ...

Nationwide Safety Dog Bus Tour Arrives in Jericho Oct. 17

School transportation leader First Student and leading safety advocate National Safety Council are teaming up to encourage safe bus behavior during back-to-school season and beyond with the nationwide Safety Dog Bus Tour.

Nassau County Department Of Health Continues Rabies Baiting Program

Continuing the effort to eradicate raccoon rabies in Nassau County, Nassau County Department of Health and Cornell University will distribute raccoon rabies vaccine to protect residents from rabies.

Guardians of Rescue Seeks to End the Horrific Dog Meat Industry in South Korea

According to the Korean Animal Rights Advocates, approximately 2.5 million dogs are killed each year and around 100,000 tons consumed annually. Every day, thousands of dogs are transported from horrific dog meat farms to slaughter at the ...

Helping Our Kids Find Jobs with School Employment Resource Tours

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker’s resolution to establish a School Employment Resource Tour (SERT) was unanimously approved at the Oct. 6 General Meeting of the Suffolk County Legislature.

House Passes Bipartisan Katko, Rice Legislation to Improve Airport Access Control Measures

Bipartisan Katko-Rice bill strengthens and streamlines TSA’s procedures for screening airport and airline employees.

Governor Cuomo Honors Eight Fallen Firefighters

Governor Cuomo announced the names of eight fallen firefighters who have been added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial located at the Empire State Plaza.

17-Year-Old Dies in Motor Vehicle Crash in Brentwood

Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a 17-year-old in Brentwood today.

Suffolk Votes to Wash Free of Microbeads

The Suffolk County Legislature today unanimously approved a local law prohibiting the sale of personal care products containing microbeads; the small plastic exfoliating particle additives linked to aquatic die offs.

NCPD Crime Alert: Hewlett Card Store Robbed at Knifepoint

The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Robbery that occurred in Hewlett on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 9:30 am.

USMMA Mourns The Passing Of Former Athletic Director Sue Petersen Lubow

On Monday, the United States Merchant Marine Academy learned that a beloved and much admired, long-time member of our USMMA family, former Athletic Director Susan "Sue" Petersen Lubow, has passed away.

East Meadow Clothing Store Robbed at Gun Point

The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Robbery that occurred in East Meadow on Monday, October 5, 2015 at 3:35 pm.

Starry Nights Showcases Classical Music and Jazz at Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University Friday, November 6 at 8:00 pm

Starry Nights, a unique chamber music concert that brings stars of the classical music world to the Staller Center Recital Hall at Stony Brook University, will include a Haydn String Quartet, a Brahms Sextet, and a trumpet ...

Governor Cuomo Launches New York Youth Mentoring Program

Governor Cuomo launched the New York Youth Mentoring Program, which will provide career and life guidance to children who are at risk of failing out of school or in foster care across the state.

Barclays Center Launches New York Islanders Radio Network For 2015-16 Season

Barclays Center has launched the New York Islanders Radio Network that includes WNYE 91.5 FM, WRHU 88.7 FM, and WRCN 103.9 FM. The three stations will broadcast every game in the team’s inaugural season in Brooklyn.

Legislator Anker Attends Sound Beach Civic’s 4th Annual Pet Adopt-a-Thon

On Saturday, September 26th, Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Sound Beach Civic Association at the 4th annual Pet Adopt-a-Thon.

Mangano: Coliseum Construction Opportunities Available For Minority & Women Business Owners

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, the Office of Minority Affairs – in partnership with the Nassau Events Center (NEC) – today announced that a Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) Networking Seminar will take place from ...

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Suffolk County Inaugural Celebration and Launch Nov. 16, 2015

We look forward to bringing a variety of services to the county of Suffolk such as Technical Assistance, Access to Capital, Trade Opportunities, Business Networking, and MWBE Certification.

Preschool Promoting Philanthropy: Legislator Anker Commends Students for their Service

Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker visited the Learning Experience in Rocky Point during one of their many community service events. As part of their philanthropy curriculum, the Learning Experience invited seniors from Atria Assisted Living Home to ...
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