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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 ...

Leg. McCaffrey Competes in Legislature Vs. County Executive Softball Tournament

Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey (R-Lindenhurst) recently competed in the County Legislature vs. County Executive Softball Tournament, which took place at the Hauppauge Youth Organization’s Sports Complex.

New This Year ... North Fork Open Tennis Tournament

Calling all tennis players for a great day on the courts! Whether you are an avid tennis player or new to the game, you deserve a day of fun at the first North Fork Open Tennis Tournament ...

Ducks Retire Ray Navarrete's #16

The three-time Atlantic League champion Long Island Ducks honored the career of all-time great Ray Navarrete and retired his number 16 prior to their Sunday, August 16 game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at Bethpage Ballpark.

Take LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis at Flushing Meadows Aug. 25 thru Sept. 13 for Qualifiers, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day & Open Tournament

Tennis fever is about to grip New York and MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service to Mets-Willets Point Station on the Port Washington Branch to get fans to the U.S. Open Tennis ...

SJC Long Island to Host Suffolk County Marathon Expo

St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is a proud supporter and Distinguished Service sponsor of the Suffolk County Inaugural Marathon and Half Marathon to Support Our Veterans, which will take place on Sunday, September 13.

Acting DA Singas Renews Call for Parity Between BWI & DWI Laws, Bronx Man Charged with BWI & Resisting Arrest

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas renewed her office’s call for stronger Boating While Intoxicated laws that align with Driving While Intoxicated laws after the arrest of a jet skier from the Bronx off the waters ...

Maserati and VIP Billy Joel Concert Tickets Up for Grabs at Suffolk Community College Golf Classic

Golfers can drive home in a brand new Maserati and then to a V.I.P. experience at a Billy Joel Concert if they are among the lucky at the Suffolk Community College Foundation 32nd Annual Golf Classic on ...

NYSDEC Calls for Better Assessment of Fluke Populations

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today called on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to conduct and expedite a better assessment of the fluke population along the eastern seaboard to help reduce fluke harvest ...

Suffolk Police, Madres Latinas and the Lucero Foundation Teamed Up to Create PAL Summer Soccer Program

The Suffolk County Police Department, Madres Latinas and representatives from the Lucero Foundation recently created a Police Athletic League summer soccer program for Patchogue youth.

DEC: First Successful Shark Fin Case Results in Guilty Felony Plea

The Brooklyn-based Long Quan Seafood Corp. pleaded guilty to felony commercialization of wildlife on June 22 in Brooklyn Criminal Court and paid a $10,000 fine for trafficking in shark fins, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ...

Mangano And Ford: New Pitch And Putt At Nickerson Beach Now Open

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and County Legislator Denise Ford today announced that a new Pitch and Putt at Nickerson Beach is now open.

DEC Adopts New Rules for Antlerless Deer Hunting in Parts of the State

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) adopted new regulations to address deer populations in portions of the state with too many or too few deer, DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman announced today.

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, located in Eisenhower Park for the months of August, September and October.

LIRR Introduces Enhanced Service To and From Barclays Center for Islanders Games

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is introducing enhanced service to make New York Islanders games in Brooklyn easily accessible for fans on Long Island.

DEC Seeks Participants For Summer Turkey Survey

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today encouraged New Yorkers to participate in a survey for wild turkeys throughout the month of August.

DEC Announces Sporting License System Improvements

Improvements to the state Department of Environmental Conservation's sporting license-issuance and game harvest reporting system are in place in time for this year's hunting season, DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman announced today.

Long Envisioned Hiking Trail Opens in Stony Brook Park

It was nearly 17 years ago when a coalition of civic and community groups first envisioned a park and nature trail on what was slated to become a 40 lot subdivision.

DEC and State Parks Offer Free Fishing Clinic at Hempstead Lake State Park

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) I FISH NY program, in cooperation with New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation, will offer a free freshwater fishing clinic.

2015 U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship® Returns to Long Island

The United States Polo Association today announced that the 2015 U.S. Open Arena Polo Championship® will return this Sunday, July 26 to Country Farms Polo Club in Medford, Long Island, New York for its fourth year.
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