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New York State Deserves Senators Who Trust Women Can Make Their Own Health Decisions

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “Nationwide we’ve seen a troubling trend where politicians, believing they know better than women and their physicians, are hijacking health care legislation to impose their ultra-conservative views on women under the guise of protecting their health. Now that twisted logic is being heard in New York State as Richard Funke tells us […]

Twelve More Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that 12 additional samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on July 22nd, from Huntington Station (1), Northport (1), and South Huntington (1), and July 23rd, from West Babylon (6), Rocky Point (1), […]

Nassau Police Report Details of Westbury Home Burglary

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the details of a Burglary that occurred on August 1, 2014 in Westbury. According to Detectives, an unknown subject/s entered a residence on Earl Street through a window that was forced open between the hours of 11:55 P.M. on July 31, 2014 and 8:15 A.M. on August 1, […]

Newly Launched Hagins and Mortimer Design to Show Paintings by Christopher Milne and William Pagano

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Hagins & Mortimer Design, the newly launched venture of acclaimed interior designer Elizabeth Hagins and noted art advisor & collector Richard Mortimer will show the works of two well known painters – artists Christopher Milne and William Pagano at their recently opened design gallery at 9 Windmill Lane, Southampton, 11968. The exhibition […]

Adrienne Esposito Questions Islip Contract In Light of Overbilling, Donations to Croci

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) In light of recent reports that contractor Nassau Suffolk Truck over-billed Nassau County by as much as $322,000, and possibly more, Adrienne Esposito questioned the contractor’s dealings with the Town of Islip. [1] [2] Esposito called for an immediate audit of Nassau Suffolk Truck’s standing contract with the Town of Islip. Esposito was […]

Maragos: The Nassau County Living Wage Increases to $15.50 Per Hour Today August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Mineola, NY) Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos announced the Nassau County Living Wage rate increased from $15.21 to $15.50 per hour today, August 1, 2014. The Living Wage Law applies to all County employees and businesses contracting with the County (contracts over $25,000). Enacted in January 2006, the Law ensures that employees earn a decent […]

Senator LaValle Statement on Caithness II

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases State Senator Kenneth LaValle, August 1, 2014 (Long Island, NY) “I am pleased that PSEG’s study has determined that the Caithness II plant is not required to meet Long Island’s future energy needs. I called upon the utilities, New York State Public Service Commission, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission asking them to deny the […]

Local Auto Dealer Donates Third Life-Saving CPR Unit

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Smithtown Toyota Owner Steve Cannata Presents Latest Resusci-Anne Unit to Smithtown Volunteer Fire Department (Smithtown, NY) In the past twelve months, Smithtown Toyota president and CEO Steve Cannata has presented a Resusci Anne CPR training unit to three area fire departments. Today’s presentation was to the Smithtown Fire Department. The event took place at Smithtown […]

Usdan Presents its 2014 Annual Gala Concert on Wednesday August 6

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned summer arts day camp now in its 47th season, will present its annual Gala Concert on Wednesday August 6 at 7 PM at the McKinley Amphitheater on the Center’s 200-acre woodland campus. The 2014 Concert will feature performances by Usdan’s Jazz Ensemble, […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces New $20M Round of Funding for Land Banks Across New York

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric Schneiderman joined with elected officials and staff from the Newburgh Community Land Bank (NCLB) to announce a new, competitive round of funding for New York State land banks that are working to rebuild and restore neighborhoods hit hard by the housing crisis. The event also highlighted the release of […]

Montesano to Host Community Blood Drive

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Event to be held at the Westbury Public Library (Long Island, NY) Assemblymen Michael Montesano (R,C,I – Glen Head) and Long Island Blood Services are conducting a Blood Drive on Monday, August 4. The event will be held from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Westbury Public Library. Blood banks are always looking for residents […]

Atlantis Marine World to Host 3rd Annual Riverhead Walk For Alzheimer’s & Clambake On August 23, 2014

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Bay Shore, NY) The Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Walk For Alzheimer’s and Clambake. “We are delighted that Atlantis Marine World will once again host this spectacular event for the third consecutive year,” states Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, ADRC Executive Director/CEO and creator of ADRC’s Walk For Alzheimer’s events. […]

A.G. Schneiderman to Announce Next Round of Land Bank Funding in Hudson Valley and Capital Region

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman will announce the beginning of the applications process for his office’s second round for funding for land banks statewide TODAY, August 1 during two stops in the Hudson Valley region and the Capital Region. The Attorney General’s full schedule is as follows: 10:30 A.M.: Joined by Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy, […]

Innovative Suffolk Scholarship Program Offers Free Ride to Qualified Students

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A scholarship program conceived by Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay in 2011 to halt Long Island’s “brain drain” by keeping talented, motivated students on Long Island and attending Long Island Colleges and Universities has awarded scholarships totaling approximately $640,000 annually to 31 Suffolk County Community College students. The […]

Two Men Arrested in Hempstead on Weapon, Drug Charges

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Narcotics/Vice Bureau detectives report the arrest of two men on July 31, 2014 at 11:21 pm in Hempstead. According to detectives, members of the Departments CIRRT task force, while traveling on Long Beach Road conducted a vehicle stop after observing a car that violated the Vehicle and Traffic Law. After pulling the […]

Nassau Cops Investigating Armed Street Mugging Incident in Westbury

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Third Squad detectives are investigating a Robbery that occurred on August 1, 2014 at 1:20 am in Westbury. According to detectives, after leaving Chi Lounge located at 103 Post Avenue and walking up Madison Street, the 32 year old male victim was approached by a male black who produced a black automatic […]

Police Seeking Shirley CVS Shoplifting Suspect

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole merchandise from a Shirley store last month. A man entered CVS, located at 29 Havenwood Drive East, and stole energy drinks and ice on July 2 […]

Female Suspect Damaged Display Cases in Middle Island Smoke Shop, Cops Say

August 1, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Seventh Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman responsible for damage at a Middle Island smoke shop in March. Several people entered Gotham Smoke Shop, located at 1271 Middle Country Road, on March 15 at approximately 8:50 p.m. […]

Croci Campaign Response to Press Conference Today by Extremist Adrienne Esposito

July 31, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Brent Littlefield, consultant to the Croci for State Senate campaign, today issued the following statement on Adrienne Esposito’s press conference: “It is sad and clear Adrienne Esposito is desperate to get media coverage at any cost. Apparently she craves attention more than dealing with the facts. Tom Croci was away serving his […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement with NYC Directing $960,000 to Clean Water Projects

July 31, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joseph Martens today announced an agreement with New York City that will direct $960,000 to improving water quality in the upper East River and Long Island Sound.   The City’s funding is in partial resolution of penalties […]

The Trans Group Receives Prestigious Environmental Award at National School Bus Conference

July 31, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) recently presented its Go Yellow, Go Green award to The Trans Group of Spring Valley, New York, for the school bus company’s achievements in emission reductions and environmental sustainability. The occasion was NSTA’s 50th Anniversary Annual Meeting & Convention, held in Charleston, South Carolina. Assisting the […]

Summer Camp Cinema Film Festival’s 2014 PAY-TO-GET-OUT HORROR MARATHON

July 31, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Do you love horror movies? Afraid of what’s lurking under your bed? Forget about a night’s sleep on Saturday, August 23rd! Grab your favorite pillow and blanket, and head over to the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington for an evening of mayhem and fun – Brett Sherris’ Summer Camp Cinema Film Festival’s […]

Senate Republicans Deliver Big Budget Savings to Hard-Working NY Taxpayers, New Expenditure Report Shows

July 31, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Total Chamber Spending Nearly $7 Million Under Budget; Offers Sharp Contrast to Previous Free-Spending Democrat Majority (Long Island, NY) Senate Republicans have delivered big budget savings to hard-working New York taxpayers over the last year – - bringing total chamber spending in at nearly $7 million under budget. The figures were released today as part […]

NYSERDA Announces Availability of Information About Nearly 10,000 Solar Projects on Open NY to Support Sustainable Solar Industry in New York State

July 31, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the availability of details for nearly 10,000 solar projects that have participated in NYSERDA’s open enrollment solar incentive programs over the past 10 years, including the large ramp-up of solar under NY-Sun. The data are publicly available on Open NY, Governor Andrew […]


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