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Hempstead Resident Caught by Police After Street Mugging Incident

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the details of an arrest of a Hempstead man for a Burglary that occurred on March 29, 2014 at 2:25 a.m. in Uniondale. According to detectives, the defendant Dontae Squires, 21, of 115 Terrace Avenue was observed climbing through the rear window of a residence on Lawrence Street […]

LI Voters To Pressure Dem. Leaders to Support Progressive Alternative to Ryan Budget

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) On Friday April 25th at 10:30am, Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) members, MoveOn members, and the Long Island Media Task Force will deliver two petitions to Rep. Steve Israel, Rep. Peter King, Sen. Chuck Schumer, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand urging they support the progressive alternative to the Ryan budget. Local voters will […]

Former NFL Quarterback Jay Fiedler Donates Private Training Sessions for Canine Companions for Independence

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Oceanside, NY) Former starting NFL Quarterback for the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets, Jay Fiedler has donated private training sessions to benefit Canine Companions for Independence. Jay Fiedler, Director of the Sports Academy at Brookwood Camps and his brother, Scott Fiedler, right, Brookwood Camps director, Oceanside, flank Board of Directors member Susan Winters, Massapequa […]

United Way of Long Island, NYSERDA Cut Ribbon on State-of-the-Art Energy Efficient Training Center on Long Island

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) As part of Earth Week celebrations, The United Way of Long Island (UWLI) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced the grand opening of a state-of-the-art building-science lab house, which will provide students with hands-on, energy-related training opportunities and certification programs. Officials met at the site […]

Senft Adds Issues Update to Senate Campaign Website

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (East Islip, NY) State Senate 3rd District candidate Islip Councilman Anthony Senft announced today a major update to his campaign website (senftforsenate.com), adding an issues update page to address the important issues in this year’s election. “The residents of Islip and Brookhaven deserve to know why I’m running, and where I stand on the issues […]

Two Men Arrested for Robbery During Drug Deal; Shots Fired

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police have arrested two men for robbery following a botched drug deal during which shots were fired in Central Islip. Two groups of individuals met at Prospect Street and Ridge Avenue at approximately 12:30 p.m. on April 23 for a pre-arranged drug sale. The individuals who were attempting to buy […]

Gov. Cuomo’s Successful NY-Sun Solar Program Will Shine Through 2023

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Albany, NY) Businesses, advocates, and environmental groups joined together to applaud Gov. Andrew Cuomo for extending the successful NY-Sun Initiative to install ten times more solar power in New York State by 2023. Announced today in honor of Earth Week, the Governor’s bold expansion of the state’s landmark solar program will support thousands of jobs, […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Historic Commitment to Solar Power

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a nearly $1 billion commitment to NY-Sun, which will significantly expand deployment of solar capacity throughout the state and transform New York’s solar industry to a sustainable, subsidy-free sector. The NY-Sun initiative provides long-term funding certainty that will boost existing businesses and attract new investments to […]

Lupinacci Introduces Legislation to Distribute Electoral College Votes by Congressional District Lines

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) recently introduced legislation to modernize the way Electoral College votes are distributed in New York State. Under the proposal, New York’s 29 Electoral College votes would be broken up by congressional districts, with two of these votes being cast for the overall winner in the state. “Many […]

Police Arrest Valley Stream Man for Attempted Armed Robbery

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Fourth Squad reports an arrest for Robbery which occurred on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 9:58 A.M. in Valley Stream. According to detectives, Quaseem M. Talbot, 22, of 92 Ormonde Boulevard, Valley Stream approached a male victim, 66, as he was getting into his car which was parked on Ormonde Boulevard. […]

Hempstead Woman Charged with Leaving Scene of Fatal Car Accident

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Homicide Squad reports the arrest of a Hempstead woman on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:35 p.m. in Hempstead for Leaving the Scene of an Accident. According to detectives, on Monday April 21, 2014 at 4:40 a.m. the defendant Gregoria Canales-Bonilla, 32, of 485 Front Street was operating a 2000 Ford […]

Nassau Police Bust Two for Hicksville High School Burglaries

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Second Squad reports two arrests for a Burglary which occurred on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4:20 P.M. in Hicksville. According to detectives, Second Precinct Officers were called to Hicksville High School to investigate two men who were in the locker room going through bags. Upon arrival, Karn Chauhan, 19, 0f […]

Three Men Arrested in Connection with Woodbury Assault

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Second Squad reports the arrest of three men for an Assault that occurred on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 3:50 p.m. in Woodbury. According to detectives, a male victim, 22 years of age, arranged to meet the defendants Benjamin S. Molina, 18 of 34 Roseanne Drive, Woodbury, Alexander D. Kolosakas 17 […]

Celebrating a Musical Legend: Ervin Drake Turns 95! at Landmark

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Great Neck, NY) TOMORROW NIGHT, legendary songwriter and Great Neck, Long Island resident Ervin Drake will turn 95. To mark the occasion, on Friday, April 25, 2014 at 8 PM Musical Director Jon Weber will lead the tribute to Ervin’s illustrious career with Host Charles Grodin and a star-studded cast** including: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Anita […]

Suffolk Cops Investigating Commack Shoplifting Incident

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman who stole items from a grocery store in Commack in January. A woman entered Shoprite with three children, located at 1 Garet Place, put items in her cart […]

Suffolk Police Seeking Man who Vandalized Vehicle in Walmart Parking Lot

April 24, 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 the man who keyed a vehicle in Centereach. Following a verbal altercation between two men in the parking lot of Walmart, located at 161 Centereach Mall, one man keyed the other man’s […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Penalty Against Telemarketer for Illegally Soliciting Funds

April 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office has reached a $50,000 settlement with Mark Gelvan, a telemarketer whose New Jersey-based companies solicit charitable donations, for violating an order that barred him from raising money for charity in New York State. The Attorney General’s Charities Bureau re-opened the case after […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Ban on NYC Attorney for Alleged Condo Fraud Sale

April 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a settlement with Brooklyn attorney Harold L. Gruber, Esq., and his law firm, Harold L. Gruber, P.C., for allegedly submitting at least nine fraudulent filings to the Attorney General’s Real Estate Finance Bureau and breaching his fiduciary duties as an escrow agent. Under the settlement […]

Bellone Honors Top Cops

April 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Brentwood, NY) Today, County Executive Bellone, Chief Burke and Suffolk County Stop DWI representatives honored twenty-three Police Officers for making the most DWI arrests in Suffolk County. The prestigious ceremony, held at the Suffolk County Police Academy, honored all the officers and awarded one officer with the Top Cop award after making 118 arrests this […]

New Cassel Woman Arrested for Vehicular Assault, Drug Possession

April 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the details of an arrest for Vehicular Assault that occurred on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:10 AM in Westbury. According to detectives, a 45 year old male victim was driving a 2009 work van southbound on Brush Hollow Road at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive when he […]

Suffolk County Urges Residents to Donate Blood

April 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Hauppauge, NY) Today, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone encouraged residents to participate in upcoming blood drives sponsored by Suffolk County and New York Blood Center. County Executive Bellone, donating blood himself, urged all residents to replenish the community blood supply as a result of cancelled blood drives from the harsh 2013/2014 winter. “Each and every […]

Former Theatre Group Head Convicted of Possessing Child Porn

April 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A former director of production for a Lindenhurst community theater group was convicted this afternoon of possessing child pornography, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said. In 2012, Detectives from the Computer Crimes Unit of the county police department, assisting the Probation Department, found images of child pornography on Vincent Sparagano’s computer. […]

Suffolk Grand Jury Indicts School Bus Driver for Selling Heroin

April 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted a school bus driver for selling heroin, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota has announced. Anna Kovarick, 38, of Bayshore, was a bus driver for Acme Bus who drove students to and from private schools in the West Islip area, including St. John the Baptist […]

Senator Hannon’s Food Drive Nets 960 Pounds of Non-Perishables for Island Harvest

April 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “960 pounds of food and other non-perishable items were collected during a recent food drive I hosted,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). “The goods were collected on behalf of Island Harvest, Long Island’s largest food bank.” Hannon’s food drive took place on Friday, April 11th at the Levittown Super Stop and Shop. […]


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