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Statement from the Office of the Attorney General on Lawsuit Against Barclays

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) The following statement was issued today by Damien LaVera, Communications Director for Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman: “The complaint filed last month by Attorney General Schneiderman clearly details the allegations that Barclays engaged in a persistent pattern of fraud and deceit, lying to its investors in order to grow its own dark […]

Free Mortgage Foreclosure/Sandy Recovery Assistance Available at Nassau Bar

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nassau County has the second highest mortgage foreclosure rate in New York State, with 1 in every 979 Nassau homeowners in some stage of foreclosure. Many other residents are still not back to normal after Superstorm Sandy hit. The good news is that these residents can receive free legal guidance and referrals […]

Police Investigating Williston Park Store Fire

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Arson Bomb Squad is investigating a Fire that occurred in Williston Park on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 2:40 am. According to detectives, Third Precinct Police Officers responded to a working fire at multiple strip stores located at 615, 617, 619, 621, and 623 ( business/apartment) Willis Avenue. The fire caused […]

A.G. Schneiderman Leads Multistate Coalition Urging U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Consumer Rights

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he is leading a coalition of more than 25 states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold consumer rescission rights under the federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA). TILA requires creditors to clearly and accurately disclose the terms of loans […]

Riverhead to Host 2nd Annual Paddle Battle LI Event

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The second annual Paddle Battle LI event is set to hit the Peconic River in Downtown Riverhead, on Saturday, July 26, 2014. This popular event raises money for two East End not-for profit organizations, the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation and the East End Tourism Alliance. Racers can participate in […]

Hockey Great Bob Nystrom Joins EAC Network Board of Directors

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Hempstead-based EAC Network (EAC) is proud to announce that Bob Nystrom, best known as the NHL New York Islanders star right winger throughout the team’s Stanley Cup run (1979/80 – 1982/83), has joined EAC’s board of directors. Today, Nystrom is a partner at American Credit Card Processing Corporation (ACCPC) in Huntington, NY, […]

Angela Susan Anton Joins EAC Network Board of Directors

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Hempstead-based EAC Network (EAC) is pleased to announce that Angela Susan Anton, publisher of Anton Community Newspapers, has joined EAC’s board of directors. In her role as publisher, she oversees 18 newspapers reaching homes in 70 Nassau County communities with a weekly readership of approximately 150,000. In Anton’s own words, “I always […]

One Man Killed, One Injured in Huntington Station Shooting

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another man in Huntington Station last night. Second Precinct police officers responded to a 911 call reporting that a man fired a number of shots at a group of people who were gathered outside of a […]

Police Disclose Identity of Partially Dismembered Body Found in Bay Shore Parking Lot

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a woman whose partially dismembered body was found in a parking lot in Bay Shore on July 8. Third Precinct police officers responded to a municipal parking lot on Gibson Street at 6:50 a.m. after two people who were walking to […]

Nassau Cops Bust Individual Running Alleged $40,000 Auto Scam

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Crimes Against Property Squad reports the arrest of a Queens man for Grand Larceny on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8:15 A.M. in Bethpage. According to detectives, Akeem R. Baker, 20, of 116-25 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica stole $40,000 from a male victim, 92 years of age. The suspect engaged in a […]

Angela’s House Summer Fun Party at White Post Farms

July 24, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Angela’s House, a local non-profit that assists families caring for children with special health care needs that are medically fragile, chronically or living with a life threatening illness. White Post Farms hosted a summer fun party for the Angela’s House medically frail children and their families on Saturday July 12. “Bob Policastro, […]

Patricia Maher: Where is Peter King’s Leadership on Asbestos Dumping at Roberto Clemente Park?

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Over the weekend, Peter King made the time to appear on MSNBC to criticize President Obama for not showing more leadership in the wake of the tragic shootdown of MH Flight 17 over Ukraine, and suggested more sanctions on Russia along with the European Union. However, King ignored the fact that several […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Criminal Conviction and $500K Civil Judgement Against NYC Fundraiser Who Solicited Donations for Fraudulent Charities in the Name of Israeli Causes

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the felony tax fraud conviction of Yaakov Weingarten and a more than $520,000 civil judgment lodged against him and his wife for activities related to the Brooklyn-based charitable fundraising ring he operated, which solicited donations from thousands of donors for phony not-for-profit organizations. The judgment, […]

A.G. Schneiderman Serves Notice of Intent to Sue LI Companies and Their Principal in Joint Federal-State Mortgage Rescue Fraud Sweep

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that he has served a notice of intent to bring litigation against Home Affordable Direct, Inc., JR Holding Group Corp and Javier Gutierrez for operating a fraudulent mortgage rescue and loan modification scheme that scammed consumers into paying large upfront fees but failed to fulfill promises […]

Lupinacci, Suffolk County OEM to Hold Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Program

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) will be sponsoring a Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Program on Tuesday, August 12, at 7:00 p.m. Held at the Harborfield Public Library in Greenlawn, the event will feature representatives from the Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to provide residents with tips on how to prepare […]

Ra, Montesano Thanks Community for Making Blood Drive a Success

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) and Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) are thanking residents, Long Island Blood Services and the Gold Coast Public Library for making their annual Blood Drive a huge community success. Overall, 39 units of blood were collected, and as a reward for their valuable contribution, all donors received […]

Urban Momfare Opens on August 9th at FringeNYC

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Why don’t we ever hear songs about moms not actually liking their kids? This romp through motherhood on Manhattan’s Upper East Side spans 17 years: “Music For Gifted and Talented Babies” to bra straps and Bellinis. Urban Momfare will Premiere at the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival on August 9th. Book […]

Two Hempstead Men Arrested in Garden City for Attempted Home Burglary

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the arrests of two Hempstead men for Burglary that occurred on July 22, 2014 at 2:45 am in Garden City. According to detectives, a Garden City Police Department detective was on an assigned burglary patrol when he observed two males walking northbound on Clinton Road into Garden City. […]

Montesano, Ra Thank Donors for Making Comminuty Blood Drive a Success

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblymen Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Franklin Square) and Ed Ra (R –Franklin Square) are extending their appreciation to residents, Long Island Blood Services and the Gold Coast Public Library for making their annual Blood Drive a huge community success. “I would like to express my sincere thanks to donors, Long Island Blood Services and […]

A.G Schneiderman and Comptroller Dinapoli Announce Sentencing of Former Met Council Director

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced that William Rapfogel, former executive director and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (Met Council), has been sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay $3 million in restitution to Met […]

Lupinacci Honors Distinguished Individuals at “Luau on the Harbor”

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci with Greg Kaufman, Board of Trustees President Arthur Brings, Jim and Yvette Loughlin, and County Legislator William Spencer Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) recently attended the Luau on the Harbor, a fundraiser sponsored by the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum and Education Center. Dedicated to the area’s local history, […]

Lupinacci Attends Blood Drive to Benefit Local Resident

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) recently attended a blood drive to benefit local Huntington community member Bob Biernacki. The blood drive, run by the Red Cross, was held at the Halesite Firehouse and had hopes of also finding a donor, with Bob’s blood type, for a kidney transplant. Biernacki, who was diagnosed […]

R. Brinkley Smithers Golf Tournament Returns to Locust Valley

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD) invites you to save the date for its upcoming 34th Annual R. Brinkley Smithers Golf Invitational. This landmark charity tournament will take place on Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at The Creek and Piping Rock Clubs in Locust Valley, New York. This year, […]

Workers With Disabilities Empower Peers

July 23, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Two eVero employees with developmental disabilities, who receive support from YAI and FREE (Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.), will begin teaching a 5-week interview skills training course to other individuals with disabilities who are already or about to begin searching for jobs. “We recognize that the first step toward employment – […]


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