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Queens Council on the Arts Moveable Feast Artist Dinner

April 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Queens, NY) On Friday, April 11th, Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, QCA’s Executive Director and children’s book author/illustrator read from her new children’s book Ghost Dumplings. The event attracted children of all ages. Guests were fed a global mix of local dumplings from Queens! The event raised close to $6,800. The overall goal of The Moveable […]

Suffolk County Announces Plans for Major Upgrade to Public Safety Communications

April 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Today, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Ed Webber joined Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services (FRES) Commissioner Joe Williams, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, representatives from the Joint Chiefs Council and fire personnel at the Patchogue Fire Department to unveil plans for a major upgrade to Suffolk County’s public safety communications system. Among other […]

Levittown Man Arrested for Lottery Scratch-Off Ticket Theft, Drug Possession

April 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Seventh Squad reports an arrest for Burglary which occurred on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 8:45 A.M. in Levittown. According to detectives, Second Precinct patrol officers responded for a well check at 297 Wantagh Avenue at 8:05 A.M. for a male sleeping in a car. Upon arrival officers found Frank J. […]

Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash in Halesite

April 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian last evening in Halesite. Jose Lucero, 28, was walking northbound in the traffic lane on New York Avenue when he was struck by a 2013 Honda Accord, driven by Frances Reynoso, who was also traveling northbound […]

Two Suspects Sought by Police in Connection with Riverhead Assault and Robbery

April 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating and identifying two men who assaulted and robbed a man in Riverhead earlier this week. On Sunday, April 13, 2014, at approximately 12:45 p.m., two men robbed a male victim who was walking on Osborne Avenue […]

Lindsay III to Eliminate Salary Increases for Suffolk Elected Officials

April 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Holbrook, NY) Suffolk County Legislator Bill Lindsay III has recently introduced legislation that would eliminate automatic salary increases for all Suffolk County elected officials. Currently the Suffolk County Executive, Clerk, Comptroller, District Attorney, Sheriff, Treasurer, and all 18 Legislators, receive an annual pay increase equal to 4% or the increase in the regional consumer price […]

EAC Network Receives $7,500 Donation from Anton Community Newspapers

April 18, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Woodbury, NY) EAC Network is pleased to announce that it has received a $7,500 donation from Angela S. Anton of Anton Community Newspapers, a print media company based in Mineola NY, in support of the agency’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon. The donation, along with funds generated at the LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, will […]

Nassau Police Investigating Armed Robbery Attempt in Freeport

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) First Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Freeport on Wednesday, 04/16/2014 at 2:15 P.M. According to detectives, a male subject, armed with a black handgun, approached a female victim, 33, on Sunrise Highway and took her cell phone. He then stated they were going to walk back to her […]

Glen Cove Man Arrested for Burglary, Reckless Endangerment, Other Charges

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a Glen Cove man for attempted burglary and reckless endangerment that occurred in Flower Hill and Uniondale on Tuesday, 08/27/13 and 04/09/14, respectively. According to detectives, on 08/27/13 at 2:24 A.M., Rashawn Bellamy, 26, of 1438 Avalon Square, attempted to enter T-Mobile located at 1073 […]

Two Arrests Reported for Shoplifting, Drugs, Resiting Arrest at Massapequa Walmart

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Seventh Squad detectives report the details of two arrests for robbery and petit larceny that occurred in Massapequa on Wednesday, 04/16/14 at 7:00 P.M. According to detectives, a Seventh Precinct Police officer, while in Walmart located at 200 Sunrise Mall, on an unrelated shoplifting arrest, observed Gregory Insardi, 26, of 226 N. […]

Lupinacci Pleased After Tax Foundation Announces NY’s Improved Tax Climate

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A statement from Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station): Businesses and families continue to struggle under the tremendous cost of living in Suffolk County, and many have been driven to leave the state because of the unsustainable costs. I’m proud of the reforms that were included in this year’s budget, and I’m pleased to see the […]

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Foreclosure Prevention Command Center to LI

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that he is deploying the Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) Mobile Command Center (MCC) to Long Island to provide foreclosure prevention assistance to homeowners. DFS representatives will be available to meet homeowners in the MCC from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 18 at the […]

Suffolk County Community College Team Named ACF Knowledge Bowl Champions

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The smartest culinary students in the Northeast represent ACF Eastern Long Island Chefs Chapter, Riverhead, N.Y., according to the American Culinary Federation (ACF). The ACF Eastern Long Island Chefs Chapter team won overall and took home a gold medal in the ACF Northeast Region Baron H. Galand Culinary Knowledge Bowl during the […]

Bellone Invites Residents to Entrepreneurs Club Meeting

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced that the Suffolk Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club will welcome two seasoned executives to the next meeting on Tuesday, April 22nd. Both individuals volunteer their time with SCORE, the Service Corps of Retired Executives, to guide and counsel new entrepreneurs. SCORE, which is celebrating 50 years, is […]

Suffolk Police Investigating Rash of Vehicle-Based Vandalism in East Northport

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who damaged cars at a gas station in East Northport on April 12, 2014. A man broke and/or cracked side view mirrors on four parked cars in the parking lot […]

Statement from Andrea Stewart-Cousins On Passing Of Basil Paterson

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “It is with deep sadness that I extend my condolences to the family, loved ones and friends of Basil Paterson. Basil was a trailblazer, serving as New York’s first African-American Secretary of State, and his strength and leadership was essential in the fight to make New York into a better and more […]

Statement from NYS Senate Co-Leader Dean G. Skelos

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Early this morning, I learned of the passing of Basil Paterson, a good and decent man who was committed to public service and giving back to New York. Basil Paterson served the people of this state in many distinguished ways – in the U.S.Army during World War II, as State Senator, candidate […]

Nassau Cops Make Busts for Illegal Firearms in Uniondale

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The First Squad reports the details of two arrests for Criminal Possession of a Weapon that occurred on April 16, 2014 at 11:23 PM in Uniondale. According to detectives, 911 received a call for a disturbance at 427 Jerusalem Avenue. Upon arrival, police officers observed two male subjects standing in back of […]

EPA Proposes Plan to Clean Up Toxic Site in Glen Cove, New York

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan to address contaminated ground water and soil at the Mattiace Petrochemical Co., Inc. Superfund site in Glen Cove, New York. The ground water and soil are contaminated with volatile organic compounds as a result of previous operations at the site by a […]

Lupinacci Meets with Members of Parent Leadership Initiative

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) recently met with members of the Parent Leadership Initiative (PLI) at the Huntington YMCA. During the meeting, Lupinacci spoke about state and local governments and their intricacies. Afterward, the assemblyman met with several parents to address various issues which his office will be addressing in the coming […]

A.G. Schneiderman Appoints New Chief of Convivtion Review Bureau

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the appointment of Gail Heatherly to lead the Office of the Attorney General’s Conviction Review Bureau. Created in 2012, the Bureau is responsible for partnering with law enforcement agencies across the state to provide assistance in seeking to prevent innocent people from being penalized for […]

Statement from Schneiderman, Gascón, on Increase of Smartphone Thefts

April 17, 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 Consumer Reports projections that the number of smartphone thefts nearly doubled from 1.6 million in 2012 to 3.1 million in 2013. “Today’s report showing smartphone theft nearly doubling over the […]

Schneiderman Opposes Bill that Fails to Protect Citizens from Toxic Chemicals

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Leading a coalition of attorneys general from 13 states, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman sent a letter today to the leaders of the U.S. House of Representative Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy objecting to proposed legislation that would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA) by […]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agenc and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature

April 17, 2014

Long Island Press Releases This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #NatureSelfie (New York, NY) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and The Nature Conservancy are teaming-up this April to encourage people to reconnect with nature through the Earth Day #NatureSelfie photo project. People around the country are encouraged to go outside, take a photo of themselves in front […]


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