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Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office Sponsor Bike Rodeo at Fort Salonga Elementary School

Students from the Fort Salonga Elementary School, as well as their siblings, participated in a Bike Rodeo and Safety Clinic sponsored by Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office.

Long Island Fight for Charity Announces 2015 Boxers

Over 20 courageous Long Islanders are announced by Long Island Fight for Charity as boxers in its 12th main event this November.

New NYC Saltwater Fishing Map Available Online for Anglers

A detailed online map of public saltwater fishing sites in New York City is now available, State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today.

William Floyd Student Athletes Take Home Top Awards at Track & Field Championships

Congratulations to William Floyd High School senior Hasani Rathan who recently took home his second gold medal of the year at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Mangano: Nassau County High School Athletics Hall Of Fame To Be Established

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today joined with Nassau County Public High School Athletic Association in announcing the establishment of a Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame and its first class of inductees.

Eliud Ngetich of Kenya Wins The Shelter Island 10K

Eliud Ngetich of Kenya won first place at the 36th Annual Shelter Island Run 10K on June 20, 2015.

Girls Inc. of Long Island Hosts Summer Camps

Girls Inc. of Long Island has plenty of camps to keep your daughters off the couch and eyes off their phones this summer!

Governor Cuomo Announces Free Fishing Days to be Held June 27-28

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State residents and visitors may fish for free without a fishing license in any of the state’s 7,500 lakes and ponds and 50,000 miles of rivers and streams ...

Mangano Announces Outdoor Pools And Beach Openings For The 2015 Summer Season

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that four of Nassau County’s outdoor swimming pools will open for the 2015 season on Monday, June 29th.

LaValle and Thiele Pass Legislation to Create A Commercial Fishing Advocate and Commercial Fishing Economic Development Program

The legislation to create a commercial fishing advocate and commercial fishing economic development program. The new advocate would represent commercial fishermen and promote the business in the State's commercial fishing industry.

Celebrate Father's Day at Belmont Park with Cigars, Classic Cars and a Full Day of World-Class Racing

Belmont Park is the perfect place to celebrate Father's Day next Sunday, June 21.

The Long Island Hurricanes Scholastic Mountain Biking Team Completes The 2015 NICA NY Championship Race

The Long Island Hurricanes Scholastic Mountain Biking Team completed their first season riding in the NICA ( National Interscholastic Cycling Association) - NY High School Cycling League.

Former NYC Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at The Marty Lyons Foundation 30th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

The Marty Lyons Foundation's 30 Annual Celebrity Golf Classic to honor former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani with "Lifetime Achievement" award.

Long Island’s 2015 4th of July Weekend Guide: Fireworks, Fairs, Fun in the Sun & More!

With July 4th falling on a Saturday this year, there will be twice the fun as Long Island celebrates Independence Day all weekend long!

Be Pool Smart: A Public Service Announcement from Legislator Tom Muratore

Water safety should be a primary concern not just in the summer, but all year long.

Mangano Announces Upcoming Events At The Nassau County Aquatic Center

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today released a calendar of events for the Nassau County Aquatic Center.

William Floyd Tennis Coach Wins USTA Coach of the Year Honors

For the second time in three years, William Floyd High School girls and boys tennis coach Dave Pia has been named the Suffolk County Tennis Coach of the Year by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Eastern ...

American Pharoah Becomes Racing's 12th Triple Crown Winner

On an idyllic Saturday evening at Belmont Park, American Pharoah made it worth the 37-year wait.

$462,000 in Upgrades to Fishing Access Site at Forge Pond on the Peconic River Now Complete

The approximately $462,000 improvement project at the Forge Pond (Peconic Lake) Fishing Access Site on the Peconic River in the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, is now complete, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner ...

Student Athletes Are Scholarly Champs, Named Academic All Americans

Thirteen Suffolk County Community College student-athletes have been named Academic All Americans by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).
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