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County Executive Bellone and Suffolk Police Announce New Crime Fighting Technology at Local Airport

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and officials from the Suffolk County Police Department will announce the recent deployment of SCPD’s first explosive detection canine to Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. The Vapor Wake Explosive Detection Canine named Unser was recently deployed to MacArthur Airport and has abilities and training to detect […]

From Writer, Director of ’11 Fringe Overall Excellence Award Comes the Quirky New Comedy MAGIC KINGDOM

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) From the writer and director of the 2011 Fringe Excellence Award comes a dramedy of a brother and sister fighting for direction and understanding. When Cory gets a frantic and mysterious voicemail from his vacationing sister, he makes the trip to Orlando, Florida, to see what’s gone wrong. What he discovers is […]

Seven More Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that three mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans, were collected on July 17th and 18th, 2014 from Lindenhurst (1), Rocky Point (3), and West Babylon (2). To date this year, 13 mosquito samples and four birds […]

Angela’s House ‘SEA’sed’ the Day

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Families, children, and friends of Angela’s House set sail on Tuesday evening on a voyage that was relatively short in nature, but a long time coming. People of all ages took over the boardwalk at Captree Park in Babylon, NY as they waited patiently to step aboard their boats. It was a […]

Cyanobacteria Blooms Found on Georgica Pond in East Hampton

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed the presence of a cyanobacteria bloom in Georgica Pond in East Hampton. Due to the finding of high levels of toxic cyanobacteria, more commonly known as blue–green algae, health officials ask residents not to use or swim or wade in these waters […]

East End Arts Announces New Art Show at Rosalie Dimon Gallery Starting Friday, August 1 in Jamesport

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases New Art Show at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery Featuring Artists Peter Beston & Michael McLaughlin Starting Friday, August 1; Presented by East End Arts (RIVERHEAD, NY) East End Arts is pleased to announce the exciting new art show at the Rosalie Dimon Gallery, at the Jamesport Manor Inn (located at 370 Manor Lane in Jamesport, […]

Schneiderman Announces First Meeting of County Tick Control Advisory Committee

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman (I-Montauk) announced today that the tick control advisory committee with have its first meeting at the Riverhead County Center on Wednesday, July 30. This committee was created to advise the county’s division of vector control on developing a plan to reduce tick-borne illnesses in Suffolk County. “A […]

Senator Lee Zeldin Presents Proclamation to James Faith, Organizer of Great South Bay Music Festival

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) presented James Faith, owner and President of James Faith Entertainment, with a proclamation recognizing his outstanding professional achievements on Sunday, July 20, at the Great South Bay’s Music Festival, in Patchogue, New York. James Faith has promoted or produced for numerous artists and several successful music […]

Senator Lee Zeldin Honors NYS VFW Commander Mike Pascal

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Senator Lee Zeldin (R, C, I—Shirley) recognized NYS VFW Commander Mike Pascal, a recent inductee into the NYS Veterans Hall of Fame, on Saturday, July 26, at the Ronkonkoma Fire Department. Senator Zeldin is pictured above with Brookhaven Councilman Kevin LaValle, Commander Pascal and the leadership of the Ronkonkoma Fire Department. Photo […]

Queens Tourism Council: It’s In Queens! (July 31 to August 6)

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Queens, NY) It’s all about numbers. Thanks to the six-day Latino Cultural Festival, various musical genres, theater, and dances are dazzling audiences at the Queens Theatre this week. Plus, a two-week film festival screens over 100 movies in Long Island City, and various free Shakespeare plays show around the borough. There’s also an 18th annual street […]

RVCFD Continues Recruitment Efforts

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) In 2012, the Rockville Centre Fire Department received a federal grant for $865,225 to help attract 80 new volunteers to the RVCFD and provide incentives for specialty training. Now in its second year, the RVCFD has added 36 new members to the department and is hoping to build on that number. “The […]

Police Investigate Swimmer Death at Woodbury Pool

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Second Squad is investigating a serious aided that occurred in Woodbury on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 1:25 pm. According to detectives, a 44 year old male victim was swimming in the main pool at Syosset Woodbury Park. A short time later he was found floating face down. Lifeguards on duty […]

Ra to Host “Heroes Night Out” Barbeque to Honor Local Veterans

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Ed Ra (R- Franklin Square) is hosting a free barbeque dinner to honor local veterans. The dinner will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 14 at VFW Post 2718 in Franklin Square. This very special event gives us a chance to honor and thank local veterans for […]

American Legion and VFW post 2192 Introduces Their Veterans Information Center

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Sgt. John Sardiello post 1634 of the American Legion and VFW post 2192 welcome you to Our Veterans Information Center. This center, located at 10 Bruce Street in West Babylon, was set up to support our Soldiers, Veterans and their family member with a place to come when they are in need […]

New York-Based Guru Krupa Foundation Gives Kids in Poverty a Head Start

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Guru Krupa Foundation is providing funding to continue Children International’s Early Childhood Development program in Kolkata, India, for the second consecutive year. Children International’s Early Childhood Development program helps give kids in poverty a head start as they prepare for primary school. USAID identifies the early childhood period as “a critical […]

Woman Killed in Farmingville; Homicide Squad Investigating

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Farmingville woman. Sixth Precinct officers responded to 108 Berkshire Drive, Farmingville, after receiving a 911 call on Sunday, July 27 at 3:18 p.m. When officers arrived, they found Monica Lino, 36, who lives at the home, dead. […]

Firestorm Over Campbell Brown’s Wall-Street Backed Lawsuit Against Teachers

July 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Parents and Teachers Slam Bogus Lawsuit as Wall St. Front Group, Dismiss Former TV-Anchor as Out-of-Touch and with No Credibility on Education Issues (New York, NY) – Yesterday, Campbell Brown announced she will file a bogus lawsuit on Monday aiming to strip due process rights from teachers, by allowing for the unwarranted punishing or firing […]

Police Report Street Mugging in West Hempstead

July 25, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Fourth Squad reports the details of a Robbery that occurred on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. in West Hempstead. According to detectives, a 24 year old female exited her place of employment on Hempstead Turnpike and was walking to her car when a male black subject (no further description), […]

Bellone, D’Amaro Promote Free Smoking Cessation Course in Melville

July 25, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Hauppauge, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Legislator Louis D’Amaro encourage residents in the Melville area to take advantage of a free course to help them quit smoking. “Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death,” said Bellone, who earlier this year signed legislation to raise the age for the sale of tobacco […]

Hannon and Mangano Sponsoring Property Tax Exemptions Workshop August 8

July 25, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment (co-op), you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year. “I’m partnering with Nassau County Executive Mangano to bring the Department of Assessment office operations to the Uniondale Public Library (400 Uniondale Avenue, […]

Four Wounded IDF Veterans Participate in WWP ‘Soldier Ride’ in NY

July 25, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Four former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers, who were wounded during their military service, competed in the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Soldier Ride alongside wounded U.S. veterans in Manhattan and Long Island this past weekend. The Israelis included David Peretz, Itzik Gabai, Vlad Tokarev, and Itamar Gat. Ariel Gat, David Peretz, Itamar […]

Health Commissioner to Residents: Know about Hepatitis, Know Your Status

July 25, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, one of only four World Health Organization (WHO) disease-specific days. According to WHO, nearly 400 million  people are living with chronic viral hepatitis and 1 million people die each year from causes related to viral hepatitis. Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, […]

Officers Rescue Holbrook Man by Applying Tourniquet

July 25, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police today saved a man who accidently cut himself in Holbrook this morning. A 33-year-old Brentwood man was working outside of a residence on Flintridge Drive in Holbrook when he accidentally cut his forearm with a utility knife at approximately 11 a.m. Fifth Precinct Officers Eric DiPrima and David Kolesar […]

Call for Artists & Craftspeople: 51st Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Fair

July 25, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Art League of Long Island is looking for artists and craftspeople who wish to exhibit and sell paintings, sculpture, woodcraft, ceramics, mosaics, fiber art, photography, jewelry, wearable art, and other unique handcrafted items at their 51st Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Fair. The event takes place December 6 & 7, 2014 […]


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