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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Felony Guilty Plea of Manhattan-Based Prostitution and Drug Ring Boss

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Hyun Ok Yoon Ung Faces Up To 3 Years In State Prison For Running Illicit Operation That Sold “Party Packs” To High-End Clientele; Forfeits $700K In Illegal Proceeds (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the guilty plea of Hyun Ok Yoon Ung, the lead defendant charged in connection with a criminal […]

Lupinacci Honors Connor Lynn and Isabella Molinari for Their Commitment to Helping Others

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) recently recognized Connor Lynn of Lloyd Harbor and Isabella Molinari of Laurel Hollow for their extraordinary commitment and service to their community by working with the Fresh Air Fund. Connor and Isabella, both entering their sophomore year at Cold Spring Harbor High School, decided they wanted to […]

Governor Cuomo Announces New Initiative to Accelerate Deployment of Clean Energy Technology on Long Island

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases State Energy Agencies Partnering Under PowerUp Long Island to Encourage Residential Solar Installation and Cost-Effective, High-Efficiency Energy Projects (Long Island, NY) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of PowerUp Long Island, a partnership between state energy agencies and local utilities to support further development and deployment of clean and renewable energy sources in […]

A.G. Schneiderman and Comptroller DiNapoli Announce Arrests in Public Corruption Case Involving Developer Who Allegedly Laundered Campaign Contributions to Former Halfmoon Supervisor

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Bruce Tanski Is Charged with Using Six Straw Donors to Illegally Funnel Contributions to Campaign Account of Melinda “Mindy” Wormuth (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the arrest and indictment of Bruce C. Tanski of Clifton Park, Katina M. Fogarty of Latham, and Nicholas M. DiNova, […]

Two More National Vets Groups Endorse Senator-Soldier Lee Zeldin for Congress

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Senator and Army Reserve Major Lee Zeldin, Republican and Conservative Party candidate for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District, today announced the endorsement of the national veterans groups, Support and Defend PAC, and the National Vietnam and Gulf War Veterans Coalition. Support and Defend PAC is a coalition of veteran leaders […]

Saddle Up for a Good Time at an Evening under the Stars Fundraiser at Saddle Rock Ranch to Benefit Community Therapeutic Riding Program at FREE

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) On Saturday, September 20th, Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE) is holding an Evening under the Stars Fundraiser at Saddle Rock Ranch where all proceeds will benefit their Community Therapeutic Riding Program. The evening will include a country dinner, dressage drill performances, music by Johnny Zorrow and a Chinese auction with […]

Nassau County and North Hempstead to Join Cops in 1,000 Backpack Giveaway in Westbury

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Nassau County Legislator Siela Bynoe, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and Councilwoman Viviana Russell Co-Host Back Pack Giveaway in partnership with the Nassau County Police Benevolent Association (P.B.A), Superior Officers Association & the Nassau County Detectives Association (Long Island, NY) Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter, Legislator Siela Bynoe and Nassau County Police […]

UFT Endorses Senator Adriano Espaillat, Citing Leadership on Universal Pre-Kindergarten Push

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Today, Senator Adriano Espaillat was endorsed by the United Federation of Teachers, citing his longtime record as an education advocate and his outspoken leadership in the successful push for universal pre-kindergarten funding. “Adriano Espaillat has been a dedicated advocate for New York City kids and schools, and we are proud to support […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces funding to Equip State Police and Hundreds of Officers in Central New York with Bulletproof Vests

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases $289K In inVEST Partnership Grants Will Support Purchase Of 708 Life-Saving Bulletproof Vests For 13 Law Enforcement Agencies Including The Syracuse Police Department, The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department, The City Of Utica Police Department, And The New York State Police (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced awards to law enforcement agencies […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $1.56 Million Settlement with New Jersey Appliance Retailer for Failing to Pay New York Taxes

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Whistleblower Alerts State Under A.G. Schneiderman’s Groundbreaking “False Claims Act” That Rewards And Protects Tax Whistleblowers (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that Topline Appliance Center and its principal owner, Michael Moretti, have agreed to pay $1.56 million to settle allegations that they knowingly failed to collect and pay sales taxes […]

Suspect Wanted for Shoplifting Tool Set from Centereach Wal-Mart

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a man who stole items from a store in Centereach this month. On August 13, 2014, a man entered a Wal-Mart, located at 161 Centereach Mall, and stole a wrench […]

Suffolk Cops Investigating Suspect in Series of ID Thefts

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Section detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who used another person’s identity to open several lines of credit and make fraudulent charges. A Suffolk County resident reported to police that someone used his information to apply […]

Suffolk Police Seeking Individual who Charged Over $6,000 on Stolen Credit Card

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating a woman who charged more than $6,000 on a stolen credit card earlier this month. On August 7 at approximately 10 a.m. a Louis Vuitton pocket book was stolen from a vehicle parked in front […]

Patricia Maher: Peter King Voted for Free Trade Agreements that Outsource American Jobs

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Patricia Maher, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 2nd District, says that her opponent Peter King has consistently voted for free trade agreements that outsource American jobs abroad during his 22 years in Congress. “King likes to portray himself as a friend of labor and the American worker, yet he holds a […]

Nassau County Police Identify Fatal Explosion Victim

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred in Manorhaven on Wednesday, 08/20/14 at 2:48 P.M. According to detectives, two male occupants along with two male employees were fueling a 33 foot Carver motor boat, when an explosion occurred, setting the boat and the dock on fire. One male victim, who […]

9th Annual ‘Long Island Cruizin’ For A Cure’ Car Show; Proceeds to Support Prostate Cancer Research

August 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Long Island Cruizin’ For A Cure will hold its 9th car show promoting prostate cancer awareness and early detection on Sunday, September 14th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sears Auto Center parking lot in Hicksville. Over 3,500 attendees expected to view of over 600 vehicles. Winthrop University Hospital will […]

Statement From Marc Panepinto On The Bank of America Settlement Funds

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) At a time when taxpayers continue to struggle to make ends meet, our schools continue to be underfunded and our roads and bridges are in desperate need of repair, these settlement funds should be put to use righting these wrongs. For our local economy to grow and prosper once again, we must […]

Hannon and Dunne to Host Hurricane Preparedness Community Forum

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Hannon and Dunne to Host Hurricane Preparedness Community Forum (Long Island, NY) Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) is partnering with County Legislator Dennis Dunne and the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management to host a free, informative meeting with OEM representatives and local emergency personnel, so that residents may learn how to prepare their home, family […]

A.G. Schneiderman and Comptroller DiNapoli Announce Arrest and Indictment of Defendant Accused of Theft of Over $50,000 in New York State Pension Benefits

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Defendant Allegedly Stole Pension Benefits Issued To Her Deceased Uncle (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the arrest and unsealing of a one-count indictment charging Graycelia Cizik, 64, a resident of Polk County, Florida, with the crime of Grand Larceny in the Second […]

Senator Zeldin Calls for Disaster Declaration After Last Week’s Storm

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) released the following statement calling on the Governor to request and the President to approve an official disaster declaration after the storm that hit Long Island last week wreaked havoc on communities across Suffolk County. “During the storm that hit Long Island last Wednesday, August 12, […]

Senator Ted O’Brien’s Statement on Bank of America Settlement

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Rochester, NY) Senator Ted O’Brien released the following statement on the Bank of America settlement that will send $300 million to New York State: “The $300 million New York will receive from the Bank of America settlement should go towards Upstate property tax relief by reducing the cost burden on local school districts – which […]

Homeless Given Pillows in NYC Race for a Better Night’s Sleep

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Yesterday, West Islip, New York native Robert Nilsen (President of Exclusive Attorney Media) brought his Kindness Campaign to the streets of New York City for his latest act of kindness, the race for a better night’s sleep. Rob rode a bicycle and gave out free outdoor pillows to homeless and less fortunate […]

NFIB Names Zeldin One of Top Two Pro-Business Senators in New York State

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The National Federation of Independent Business, the country’s leading small business advocacy group, has just announced that Senator Lee Zeldin, Republican and Conservative Party candidate for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District, received the top score in New York State as a lawmaker who supports pro-business legislation. Every year, the NFIB […]

Queens Kiosk Serves Borough’s Best to Tennis Tourists at U.S. Open

August 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Whether they come from Argentina, England or Manhattan, tennis fans from all over the world will know about Queens from Aug. 25 through Sept. 8. For the third year in a row, the USTA has donated a kiosk to serve as an information and referral center during the entire 2014 U.S. Open […]