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South Shore Activists, Businesses and Community Leaders Urge Sen. Venditto to Support GMO Labeling Law

Yesterday, Food & Water Watch announced a coalition of parents and businesses from across the South Shore in support of GMO labeling.

Shots Fired After Officers Struck by Fleeing Vehicle in Medford

Suffolk County Police Department is investigating an incident during which a police officer fired shots at a vehicle after a police officer was struck by a suspect’s vehicle as it fled the scene of an attempted larceny ...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces More Than $2.5 Million in Consumer Recovery Under Lemon Law in 2015, $12.4 Million Since 2011

New Yorkers Recovered $2 Million On New Car Purchases And Almost $500,000 On Used Cars That Were Lemons In 2015.

After Schumer Push, Army Corps Delivers $200k In Critical Nassau Back Bays Resiliency Funds

Funding Will Prioritize Specific Projects To Help Shield Freeport, Long Beach, Island Park, Oceanside, Baldwin, Five Towns - Hundreds Of Thousands of Residents - From Future Storms.

Officer & Good Samaritan Rescue Disabled Elderly Woman from House Fire

A Suffolk County Police Second Precinct officer and a Good Samaritan rescued an elderly disabled woman in Eaton’s Neck this afternoon.

WSHU Public Radio Group Establishes Long Island News Bureau

Partners with Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism - Grand Opening Celebration Thursday, February 11th.

Harbor Country Day Students Join Chinese New Year Celebration at Stony Brook University’s Confucius Institute

Thirteen Mandarin students from Harbor Country Day School, a nonprofit independent school in St. James, performed onstage at the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration at the prestigious Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University.

Governor Cuomo Announces Report Detailing Impact of $15 Minimum Wage on Long Island

Analysis: 382,236 Workers on Long Island will Earn Higher Wages, Increasing Spending Power by $2.5 Billion

Auditions For Male & Female Vocalists Saturday, February 27th at Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce auditions for concerts. No phone calls please.

Island Eye Surgicenter Hosts Ground Breaking Ceremony for New Ambulatory Surgical Center Set to Open in Fall 2016

Island Eye Surgicenter, currently on Glen Cove Rd. in Carle Place, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on January 20th for its new state-of-the-art facility to be located at 1500 Jericho Tpke in Westbury.

MTA: Let LIRR and Metro-North Help with Presidents’ Week Plans

Discounts to Family-Friendly NYC Events and Attractions.

Suspect Wanted for Attempted Burglary of New Hyde Park Funeral Home

Third Squad detectives are investigating a Burglary that occurred on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:04 am in New Hyde Park.

Maragos Presents Exhibit Opportunity for Nassau County Female Artists and Photographers

Women’s History Month Art & Photography Exhibition.

Legislator Rob Trotta Welcomes the Reboli Atelier to St. James

Classical art classes for children, teens and adults are being offered at the Reboli Atelier.

Police Warn Residents to be Vigilant in Light of Tire & Rim Theft Spree

Since September 2015, there have been 116 Tire and Rim Thefts across Nassau County.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Winter Storm Nacio, 3rd Major Storm to Hit LI in Less Than a Week

Though they say three is a charm, that sentiment is not one Long Islanders are sharing right now as Winter Storm Nacio, the 3rd major storm to hit the region in less than a week, approaches LI.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers Looking to Idenify Suspects Involved in Triple Shooting in Southampton

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Village Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the people involved in a triple shooting in Southampton last month.

Robotics Team at Huntington High School is Invested in Engineering, Leadership and Diversity

Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer, M.D. was thrilled to join Huntington Robotics team 5016 at their recent meeting on Wednesday, where he had the opportunity to see firsthand what these tech savvy students have been working ...

Rep. Rice, Asst. Labor Secretary Michaud & Supervisor Santino Discuss Veteran Employment Issues at HempsteadWorks

Rice brings federal, state, local officials and veterans’ advocates together to discuss efforts to help veterans succeed in the civilian workforce.

Innovative E-Waste Recycling Program Yields Initial Success

More than 318 million pounds of e-waste recycled and diverted from landfills.
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