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Jefferson’s Ferry Reaches Out by Preparing Food and Serving Guests at Welcome INN

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) In a spirit of gratitude and giving back to the local community, staff volunteers from Jefferson’s Ferry Lifecare Retirement Community (Setauket, NY) recently prepared and served dinner to the guests of Welcome INN, a Port Jefferson mainstay that serves five meals weekly to hungry people in the community at Christ Episcopal Church. […]

A.G. Schneiderman and NYS Tax Commissioner Mattox Announce Indictment of NYC Cigar Distributor for Failing to Pay Over $6.1 Million in Taxes

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Thomas H. Mattox today announced the  unsealing of an indictment of a large-scale cigar distributor, Aamir Sulaiman, of Delta Distribution Services Corp. Sulaiman, a licensed tobacco distributor, and his Brooklyn-based corporation were charged with felony Criminal Tax Fraud, […]

Nassau Police Investigating Assault and Robbery in Massapequa Preserve

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Seventh Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. in Massapequa. According to detectives, a female victim 46 years of age was walking her dog on the path in Massapequa Preserve near Parkside Boulevard when she was approached from behind by three male whites […]

Bill Samuels to Andrew Cuomo: Drop Your Support of Republican Redistricting

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Samuels FOILs Cuomo’s Role in Developing Ballot Language for November, and Says Cuomo Can’t Call Himself a Democrat if He Continues to Stand with Republicans on Redistricting (New York, NY) Bill Samuels, a top Democratic activist who founded EffectiveNY, today called on Governor Cuomo to withdraw his support for a Republican redistricting amendment that was […]

Senator Ted O’Brien Endorsed by New York State AFL-CIO

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Rochester, NY) Today, Senator Ted O’Brien was endorsed by the 2.5 million members of the New York State AFL-CIO. Senator O’Brien released the following statement: “I’m honored to have the support of the hardworking men and women of the New York State AFL-CIO. Creating good new jobs and making Monroe and Ontario Counties more affordable […]

Queens Tourism Council: It’s In Queens! (August 21 to August 27)

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Queens, NY) It’s time for the block party to end all block parties, the community fun day to end all community fun days, the fundraiser concert to end all fundraiser concerts, and the film series to end all film series. Other activities include beach movies, a US Open preview, and history lessons on the Revolutionary […]

Zeldin: Bishop Trying to Bypass the Debate on Common Core Standards

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Senator Lee Zeldin, Republican and Conservative Party candidate for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District, today released the following statement, setting the record straight on Common Core, after his opponent, Congressman Tim Bishop, said that Common Core standards aren’t a federal issue.“My opponent has been trying to bypass the debate on Common Core […]

South Farmingdale Water District Urges Community Vigilance for Ensuring Public Safety

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The South Farmingdale Water District (SFWD), which serves South Farmingdale, North Massapequa as well as parts of Bethpage and Seaford, is urging all consumers to use caution in the event that someone claiming to be a water district employee appears at the doorstep for the purposes of reading a water meter or confirming […]

Roslyn Youth Work Hard to Build a Safer Community

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) On August 1, 2014 in the Hector Gayle Community Center’s auditorium, a dedicated group of students and were honored with EAC Network’s Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (LIDRC) Peer Mediation Award Ceremony. While other youth were engaged in recreational activities this summer, these dedicated young adults participated in sixteen hours of peer […]

New Cassel Woman Arrested After Attempted Theft from Cab Driver

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the arrest of a New Cassel woman for Robbery that occurred in New Cassel on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 10:30 pm. According to detectives, a 37 year old male driver working for Taxi Hispanic Express picked up the defendant Patricia Wright, 25, of 245 Wright Street on […]

The Drawn Word: August 29th – September 19th at Gallery North

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Opening Reception: Friday, August 29, 5-7 pm (Long Island, NY) Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, Gallery North is pleased to present The Drawn Word, an exhibition of Comics and Graphic Novels. This exciting exhibition has brought together the work of 18 prolific artists whose work has graced the pages of countless magazines, newspapers […]

A.G. Schneiderman Seeks to End Illegal Sales of Dangerous Children’s Drawstring Clothing by Thrift Stores

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases A.G. Survey Of Thrift Shops Across New York Found That 90% Were Selling Children’s Clothing With Drawstrings; Dozens Sent Cease And Desist Letters (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that 46 thrift shops across New York have been sent cease and desist letters ordering them to stop selling children’s clothing with […]

Police Seeking Two Suspects in Melville Car Robbery Incident

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate two men who stole property from a locked vehicle parked at a gym last month. Two black males went to the west side parking lot of Planet Fitness located at […]

60 Year Old Man from East Patchogue Pounds the Competition to Capture MVP as Queens’ Strongest Arm

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Flushing, NY) 60 year old Gary Gallo Sr. beat 77 men and who competed in 11 weight classes for the prestigious Queens Golden Arm Wrestling titles. Queens’s male and female overall winners were awarded Queens Strongest Arm MVP… Gary Gallo’s son Gary Jr. also won his weight class. The New York Arm Wrestling Association presented […]

Long Island’s Sand Castle Competition at Former Hurricane Sandy Devastated Beach

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Town of Hempstead Formally Kicks Off Long Island’s Annual Sand Castle Contest Tomorrow With Over A Hundred Children Participating (Long Island, NY) Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and Travel Channel Sand Masters Andy Gertler will be joined over a hundred children and sand sculpting artists at the annual Long Island Sand Sculpting Competition, TODAY, August […]

Bronx Woman Arrested for Using Forged Credit Cards

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Second Squad detectives report the arrest of a Bronx woman for criminal possession of forged instruments which occurred in Levittown on Monday, 08/18/14 at 1:14 P.M. According to detectives, Patricia Jefferies, 20, of 1860 Billingsley Terrace entered Office Max located at 3350 Hempstead Tpke., and attempted to make purchases with a forged […]

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Lake Grove Motor Vehicle Crash

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that critically injured a motorcyclist who drove into the back of a pick-up in Lake Grove this morning. Mark Ammirati was traveling westbound on Middle Country Road, approaching the intersection at Hawkins Avenue, when he crashed his 1998 Yamaha motorcycle into the […]

Gov. Cuomo’s $340 Million Pre-K Investment Shortchanges Districts Beyond NYC

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Governor Cuomo’s announcement of the recipients of $340 million in pre-kindergarten funding today, outside of New York City, is a step in the right direction providing new full day opportunities to 37,000 children across the state.   While it supports major expansion of full day in New York City, it leaves the […]

Suffolk Aerial Larvicide Application Scheduled

August 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following salt marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae.  Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued the next suitable weekday. Time and date of the application: August 19, 2014, 5:00 a.m. […]

Pesticide Application Scheduled for Babylon and Fire Island

August 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes. The following treatments are for Vector Control: Time and date of the application: August 19, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Approximate location(s): Davis Park and Point […]

County Executive Steps Up to Take the Ice-Bucket Challenge

August 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Campaign Raises Funds for ALS Association to Fight Disease (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone took the ice bucket challenge Sunday, Aug. 17, to support the ALS Association. He was nominated to join the fundraising effort by Town of Islip Supervisor Tom Croci. The County Executive dumped a large bucket of ice water […]

Outdoor Readings of THE TEMPEST Presented at The Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative in Sag Harbor, NY

August 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Sag Harbor, NY) Bay Street Theater launched The Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative last weekend with the presentation of two outdoor staged readings of THE TEMPEST, directed by Scott Schwartz, and starring Tony Award winner John Glover as Prospero. This initiative is an ongoing program, which offers exciting performances and educational opportunities focusing on the work […]

Mount Sinai Primary Care Services for Those With Hepatitis C

August 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases $1.9 million in federal funding received through the Fund for Public Health and NYC DOHMH (Long Island, NY) With the number of people with chronic hepatitis C reaching record levels in New York City and the recent availability of more effective treatments, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently announced the […]

Hurricane Preparedness Taken To Heart By Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association

August 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) As part of an ongoing commitment to ensure the safety of water supply operations in all member districts, the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) attended the recent Hurricane Seminar held at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center, Bethpage, NY. Deputy Commissioner Leonard B. Symons of the Town of Oyster Bay presided. The […]


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