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Lupinacci Reminds Local Students to Apply for Carmen Rivera-Gotay Scholarship

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) is reminding Huntington High School seniors to apply for the Carmen Rivera-Gotay Scholarship. The scholarship honors Huntington High School student Carmen Rivera-Gotay, who was killed in a car accident after completing her junior year. “The loss of a child is a tremendous burden, and my sympathies go […]

Statement from Schneiderman, Gascón, on ‘Anti-Theft’ Tools in Smartphones

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón today issued the following statement in response to a voluntary commitment announced by CTIA-The Wireless Association – which represents the wireless communications industry – regarding the inclusion of anti-theft tools in future cell phones: “While CTIA’s decision to […]

Private Residence Defaced with Racist Graffiti in Cedarhurst

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Fourth squad detectives are investigating a Criminal Mischief (Bias Incident) that occurred on April 15, 2014 between the hours of 12:00 am and 8:00 am in Cedarhurst. According to detectives, Fourth Precinct officers responded to the report of a swastika that was spray painted on a white PVC fence belonging to a […]

Nassau Police Investigating Street Mugging Incident in Inwood

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nassau County Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on April 15, 2014 at 6:00 am in Inwood. According to detectives, while walking to a bus stop on Doughty Boulevard, a 55 year old female victim was approached by a male black who demanded she give him her pocketbook. After refusing […]

Rabbi Ian S. Jacknis Of The South Huntington Jewish Center Honored

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Huntington, NY) Councilwoman Susan A. Berland, Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and Councilwoman Tracey A. Edwards were at the South Huntington Jewish Center to honor Rabbi Ian S. Jacknis with an official proclamation from the Town of Huntington, commemorating the Rabbi’s 60th Birthday and his contributions to the Town. “It was a pleasure for me to honor […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement with Food-Delivery Company GrubHub

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an agreement with GrubHub Inc., an internet food-delivery company that was created last year when GrubHub Inc. and Seamless North America LLC merged. The agreement requires GrubHub to take steps to ensure that the tips it collects from customers who order via the company’s website […]

Middle Island Man Seriously Injured in Single-Car Crash

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a single-car crash in Farmingville that seriously injured a Middle Island man early this morning. George Roche was driving a 2012 Chevrolet Suburban southbound on County Road 83, south of Mooney Pond Road, when he apparently lost control of the vehicle, struck a curb, […]

Hannon Announces DFS Mobile Command Center April 30th

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “In this economy, with families struggling to make ends meet, homeowners who are facing foreclosure should know there is assistance available,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). “The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) will bring their mobile van to Uniondale to speak with those who may be at risk for […]

Statement from A.G. Schneiderman on NYS Supreme Court Decision to Uphold SAFE Act

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement on today’s decision by New York State Acting Supreme Court Justice Thomas J. McNamara, which declared that the NY SAFE Act is not in violation of New York State Constitution or New York Civil Rights Law. “New Yorkers deserve to live in a […]

Man Arrested for Driving Stolen Vehicle, Fleeing Police

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police have arrested a Riverhead man who was driving a stolen vehicle and then fled from police early this morning. Fifth Precinct Police Officer Jason Keenan observed Robert Noon III driving a stolen 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee, which had been reported stolen from Yaphank on April 15, on Main Street […]

Schneiderman Announces Long Island Developers Banned from Selling Condos

April 16, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a court order that permanently bars real estate developer Richard T. Mohring, Jr., his wife, Deborah Mohring, and their company, R&D Willis Avenue, LLC, from engaging in any activity related to the public offering of condominium sales in or from New York. The court ruling […]

Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Bolla Market in Freeport

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred in Freeport on Tuesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:00 a.m. According to detectives, a male subject, armed with a black handgun entered the Bolla Market located at 301 West Merrick Road and demanded money from employee. The employee complied and the subject fled […]

NSWCA Hosts US Geological Survey Office Chief

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Roslyn, NY) At a recent meeting held by Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA, which consists of water commissioners from 21 Long Island water districts, Office Chief of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) program Stephen Terracciano spoke about the USGS’ mission and latest findings regarding Long Island’s water supply. The meeting was hosted by Roslyn […]

Rosedale Man Busted for Using Fradulant Credit Cards

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Nassau County Crimes Against Property Squad reports the arrest of a Rosedale man for Grand Larceny that occurred on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 11:25 a.m. According to detectives, between August 8, 2012 and November 17, 2012 the defendant Kevin Thomas, 27, of 245-12 149th Drive, Rosedale did use re-encoded credit […]

Montesano Applauds Nearly $2 Million in Infrastructure Improvement Funding

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) is pleased to announce the receipt of nearly $2 million to make crucial road improvements in Nassau County. A piece of the New York State budget, the funding is part of a $40 million statewide initiative to help local governments make much-needed repairs in the wake of […]

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Statement on Assault Weapons Registration Deadline

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Tomorrow is the date by which owners of military-style assault weapons must register their weapons, a requirement of the landmark NY SAFE Act, which was passed by a bipartisan legislature and signed into law by Governor Cuomo fifteen months ago. Leah Gunn Barrett, Executive Director of NYAGV, said, “The NY SAFE Act […]

Schneiderman Issues Consumer Alert on Wedding Planning Services

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) With wedding season rapidly approaching, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued tips to protect New Yorkers from dishonest wedding vendors looking to take advantage of couples planning their weddings. “Planning a wedding should be an enjoyable and exciting experience,” Attorney General Schneiderman said. “Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous vendors out there eager to […]

It’s In Queens! (April 17 to April 23)

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Queens, NY) Creativity is the theme this week, as the world’s most diverse county hosts scientific experiments and sculpture, kite-making, egg-coloring and Earth Day-related crafts events. The chance to explore the NYS Pavilion, live music and the opening of an exhibit on Nazi, anti-Jewish street signs are also on tap. Here’s the rundown. April 17, […]

Lupinacci Joins Walt Whitman Birthplace Association For Reception and Open House

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) This past Saturday, Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) joined local poets and fans of famed essayist and poet Walt Whitman for an open house and reception in support of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association. The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association hosts events throughout the year to promote the essayist’s legacy and local roots. […]

Statement from NYS Senate Co-Leader Dean G. Skelos

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Today’s report from the Tax Foundation detailing positive changes to the state’s overall tax climate, especially when it comes to reducing the tax burden for businesses, shows we’re making real progress in making New York a more attractive place to create jobs and grow for the future. I’m particularly pleased that many […]

Suffolk Police in Search of Woman Who Returned Stolen Videogames

April 15, 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 the woman who fraudulently returned video games at a Centereach store last month. A woman received a cash refund after returning three video game packages that had the discs removed […]

Councilwoman Berland Honors The ThunderColts

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Huntington, NY) Councilwoman Susan A. Berland was on hand to present an official proclamation from the Town of Huntington to The ThunderColts, a robotics team from the Half Hollow Hills Central School District, who recently won the Xerox Engineering Design “Creativity Award” at the Virginia FIRST Robotics Competition. The ThunderColts participated in a contest, titled […]

Nassau Cops Looking into Armed East Meadow Convienence Store Robbery

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nassau County Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred in East Meadow on Tuesday, April 15, 2015 at 4:42 a.m. According to detectives, a male subject, armed with a black handgun entered the 7-11 located at 2138 Hempstead Turnpike and demanded money from clerk. The employee complied and the subject […]

Applications for $500K in Downtown Revitalization Grants Available

April 15, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Hauppauge, NY) County Executive Steven Bellone and the Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Citizens Advisory Panel today announced that applications for “Round 12” Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Grants are available. A pool of $500,000 is available for partial funding of capital projects located in or adjacent to downtown areas on municipally-owned property. Applicants must be organizations […]


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