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Suffolk County Dept. of Health Services Meeting Notices

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Open Meetings or “Sunshine” laws of New York State and Suffolk County give the public the right to attend meetings of public bodies, listen to the debates and watch the decision-making process in action. The laws also require that notice of the time and place of all meetings be given prior […]

1950′s Hollywood Brings Atomic War Phobia to Life at Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Film Historian Glenn Andreiev’s lively and illuminating exploration of how Hollywood transmuted the fear and paranoia of the post-war atomic era into the bug-eyed monsters and commie spies of popular movies, “Bugs, Bombs & Behemoths” is a Sky Room talk with film clips on Monday, August 11, 7:30 pm at Cinema Arts […]

Fire Island Pesticide Notification

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing annual effort to control adult mosquitoes. The following treatments are for Vector Control: Time and date of the application: July 29, 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Approximate location(s): Davis Park […]

Ice Dreams at Twin Rinks Ice Center, Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, NY on September 20th at 7pm

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Local Junior Skaters Join Olympians and National Champions on the Ice September 20th 2014 at 7pm. (NEW YORK) Ice Dreams, an Olympic Ice Show starring 2014 Olympic Bronze Medalist Jason Brown and aspiring local skaters is coming to Twin Rinks Ice Center at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, NY on September 20th. “Twin Rinks is […]

Suffolk’s Culinary Team Second in Nation

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts Knowledge Bowl Team placed second in the nation at the American Culinary Federation National Culinary Knowledge Bowl in Kansas City on Sunday July 27. The competition is based on a student’s culinary knowledge in a Jeopardy format. Photo L to R: Andrea Glick, Team Faculty […]

Maragos Warns of $76.9M Budgetary Deficit in 2014 Unless Swift Action is Taken

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos released the 2014 mid-year financial projections which indicate that the County will end with a $76.9 million budgetary deficit for the primary operating funds. The shortfall is due primarily to a sharp decline in sales tax revenues, lower State and Federal Aid and above budget spending for […]

Governor Cuomo Launches Renewable Heat NY to Build Market for High-Efficiency, Low-Emissions Wood-Fired Heating Systems

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched Renewable Heat NY, a $27 million initiative aimed at building a sustainable, high-efficiency, low-emissions wood heating sector in New York. Renewable Heat NY will also help develop more clean technology manufacturing based in New York, a skilled installer base, and sustainably harvested wood fuels from state […]

Special Creative Cups Workshop at Adelphi University in Garden City

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A local art studio is offering a workshop at Adelphi University on Thursday, August 21, to help people design their own Creative Cups—turning ordinary bras into works of art– for the Creative Cups Fund Raiser that will be held next March. Artists Denise Collins and Laura Bykowski, owners of The Mermaid Art […]

Check Out the 2014 Exhibition by the High School to Art School Summer Class at Queens Council on the Arts

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Please join Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) in celebrating the accomplishments of young artists of the High School to Art School portfolio development program! Student portfolio artwork will be exhibited at QCA, highlighting the many techniques and concepts central to the HS2AS program. “I have found myself learning a lot not […]

A.G. Schneiderman Leads National Coalition in Striking Down Abusive Military Consumer Lender

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, leading a partnership of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 12 other states, today announced a global settlement with a military consumer lender commonly known as Rome Finance Company, based in California and Georgia. The settlement liquidates Rome Finance and its successor corporations, provides nearly $92 […]

Patricia Maher: Peter King Donated to a Republican Who Voted Against Hurricane Sandy Relief

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) When House Republicans in Washington voted against the Hurricane Sandy relief bill, Peter King said, “Anyone from New York or New Jersey who contributes one penny to congressional Republicans is out of their minds…” He also said that he “wouldn’t forget” those Republicans who were against the bill. However, it turns out […]

Long Island Cruizin’ For A Cure Car Show

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Long Island Cruizin’ For A Cure to hold its 9th car show on Sunday, September 14th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sears Auto Center parking lot in Hicksville. Exhibit of over 600 vehicles; 3,500 attendees expected. Winthrop University Hospital will conduct free PSA screening tests for detection of prostate […]

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

July 29, 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 […]

Long Island Online Marketing Company Concept 5 Nominated as HIA-LI Rookie of the Year

July 29, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Concept 5, a Long Island online marketing leader, is pleased to announce that it’s a finalist in the Hauppauge Industrial Association’s “Rookie of the Year” award. (Lindenhurst, NY) Co-founder Gina Kearney is honored to be a finalist for one of the HIA-LI’s most prestigious business awards. Organized into three categories: Large Business Achievement, Small Business […]

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 […]


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