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Nassau Police Report Fatal Vehicular Accident in Levittown

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 5:45am in Levittown on April 22, 2014. According to Detectives, victim Robert Chapman Sr., 81, exited the bus stop on the north side of Hempstead Turnpike walking to the south side just west of Gardiners Avenue. The victim […]

Assemblyman Ra Comments on the Closing of inBloom

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) reacted today to the news that inBloom, the data service company responsible for collecting student data for New York State, is closing and ending its cloud-based services. This comes on the heels of the state ordering the deletion of existing student records possessed by inBloom in the […]

The 12th Annual Brookhaven Fair Returns

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Farmingville, NY) The Brookhaven Fair returns to The Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill, Farmingville, for four weekends of fun, thrills and entertainment for the entire family on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day: May 9, 10 and 11; May 16, 17 and 18; May 23, 24, 25 and Memorial Day May 26; and May 30, […]

Mortgage Fraud the Allegation at Trial for Absent Defendant

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The trial of a 33 year old man facing mortgage fraud, scheme to defraud, falsifying business records and grand larceny charges began today in Riverhead with the defendant being tried in absentia, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said. “The defendant, RAMON E. RIOS, of East Meadow, is a fugitive who faces […]

Two Men Arrested in Connection With String of Long Island Burglaries

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Third Squad detectives report the arrest of a Clifton Park, N.Y. man for six Burglaries that were committed in, Thomaston, Great Neck, and Sands Point. According to detectives, Spencer Williams, 51, of 30A Meyer Road, committed the following burglaries where assorted jewelry was removed in all incidents. December 12, 2012, inside a […]

Woodlands 2014 – Tribute to Pete Seeger/Beatles Celebration!

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Created just five years ago, the Woodlands Folk Festival, Long Island’s most eclectic celebration of music, has grown to become a summer music highlight. Woodlands 2014 announces that this year’s festival will be held on Saturday, June 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will include a celebration of early Beatles […]

Nassau Police Announce Two Arrests in Stolen Credit Card Scam

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Crimes Against Property Squad detectives along with the Fourth Squad report the details of two arrests for grand larceny that occurred in Valley Stream on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 12:15 P.M. According to detectives, Friday Imhiavan, 43, of 1003 Willmohr St., and Ana Agosto, 22, of 580 Van Siclen Ave., both […]

Long Island Schools Promote Sustainability through School Gardens

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Whitsons School Nutrition has partnered with several school districts to develop school gardens in order to promote sustainability in schools as well as healthy eating habits. Once just a “foodie” trend, eating local foods has now become a widespread movement. People have realized the extensive wellness and environmental benefits that purchasing local […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement with Major Retailer on Applicant Banning

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that his office has secured a settlement with Bed Bath & Beyond, a national retailer with 62 stores in New York, to ensure that applicants for employment are not automatically disqualified based on criminal convictions and without the individualized consideration that is required by New […]

Man Killed in Melville in One-Vehicle Crash

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a one-car crash that killed an 83-year-old man in Melville last night. Rafael Ortiz, 57, was driving a 2001 Toyota Camry west on the Long Island Expressway when the vehicle veered off the roadway, striking a pole, east of Exit 50 in Melville at […]

Pedestrian Killed in Holtsville Crash

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a Patchogue man last evening. Timothy Miller, 39, was crossing North Ocean Avenue, just south of Peconic Street, in Holtsville, when he was struck by a 2013 Nissan Sentra that was driven by Molly Silvestre, 20, of Selden, at 10:03 p.m. […]

Statement from A.G. Schneiderman in Recognition of Earth Day

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today released the following statement in observance of Earth Day: “On the first Earth Day, in 1970, there were no comprehensive federal regulations to protect clean air or clean water. There was no Endangered Species Act. There was little recognition of the threat of climate change, and […]

Majority of New Yorkers Give Gov. Cuomo Poor to Fair Rating

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The latest Siena poll shows that the majority of New Yorkers think that Governor Cuomo has done a poor to fair job as Governor of New York. Question 12 of the poll asks “How would you rate the job that Andrew Cuomo is doing as Governor? Would you rate it excellent, good, […]

Mangano Announces Registration Drive for R.E.A.C.H. Program

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Mineola, NY) In support of the Nassau County Police Department’s Return Every Adult & Child Home (R.E.A.C.H.) Program, the NCPD Foundation is hosting a registration drive on Wednesday, April 23rd and Friday, April 25th at the NCPD Police Academy, which is located at 200 Second Avenue in Massapequa Park, to register participants of the Association […]

Good Samaritan Hospital Cardiologists Give West Islip Man Second Chance at Life

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (West Islip, NY) On March 21, 59-year-old Vincent Marullo came close to seeing his wife, Susan, and two children for the last time. After feeling extremely fatigued for a couple of weeks, Marullo went to the doctor thinking he had bronchitis. Initial testing showed a drop in blood pressure prompting his doctor to send him […]

Statement from NYS Senate Co-Leader Dean G. Skelos

April 22, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Today’s Siena poll proves that New Yorkers want Democrats and Republicans to work together to achieve bipartisan results, which is exactly what we’ve been doing over the last four years. By partnering with the Governor and members of the Independent Democratic Conference, we’ve reduced income and property taxes, brought spending under control […]

Senator Ken LaValle Renews Push for Truth in Testing Legislation

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Senator Ken LaValle is renewing his push for a “Truth In Testing” legislation to increase disclosure of Common Core testing. The central part of Senator LaValle’s bill (S5540) is to require the actual test questions and answers be made available to parents, students and teachers after the exams are scored. “Truth in […]

Boyle, Bellone Launch Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Class

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Deer Park, NY) State Senator Phil Boyle, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Suffolk County’s Department of Health will take another step toward combatting prescription drug and heroin abuse by hosting an opioid overdose prevention training class Tuesday evening at the Deer Park Fire Department. The class will teach laypeople how to recognize the signs […]

County Executive Bellone to Award Top Cops

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Brentwood, NY) Twenty-three Suffolk County Police Officers are being honored on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:00 am for making the most DWI arrests in Suffolk County. The prestigious ceremony, held at the Suffolk County Police Academy will honor all the officers and award one officer with the Top Cop award after making 118 arrests […]

MADD LI Honors Rockville Centre Officer

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Rockville Centre, NY) Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) hosted its 7th Annual New York Metro Law Enforcement Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, March 27th. The lunch recognized the good work of over 70 Law Enforcement professionals from Montauk Point to New York City who have shown outstanding dedication to DWI enforcement, prosecution and education. Rockville Centre […]

Bellone Praises Agency for Work Boosting New Business

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Huntington, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone praised the success of the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) for bringing new businesses to the area at a gathering Thursday night at The Paramount theater in Huntington. “The IDA is helping build our downtowns into thriving start-up communities,” he said. “Huntington is a perfect example of […]

Nassau Police Bust Baldwin Man for Using Stolen Credit Card

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Crimes Against Property Squad reports the arrest of a Baldwin man on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 6:35 p.m. in Bellmore. According to detectives, the defendant Tariq R. Shirley, 22 of 1006 Centennial Avenue entered the P.C. Richards store located at 701 Sunrise Highway and attempted to purchase multiple items using […]

New Hyde Park Man Arrested for Burglary in Mineola

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the arrest of a New Hyde Park man for a Burglary that occurred on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in Mineola. According to detectives, the defendant Charles M. Schulz, 23, of 147 N. 6th Street was walking on Willis Avenue when he smashed the front window […]

Possible Racist Vehicle Vandalism Reported in Carle Place

April 21, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the details of a bias incident that occurred in Carle Place on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 1:35 A.M. According to detectives, an eighteen year old male victim found a Jewish star painted on the windshield of his 2000 Chevrolet. Also found was an obscenity painted on the […]


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