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Bellone Presents the #SuffolkSnapshot Facebook Photo Contest

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Residents invited to capture Suffolk County scenes, compete for prizes through social media (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone invites residents to take to Facebook with their Suffolk County pride with the #SuffolkSnapshot photo contest. “What makes Suffolk County such an incredible place to live is its diversity; we each have unique reasons […]

Meet New York Times’ Best-Selling Author Kieran Crowley at FMC Author’s Night

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Spend an evening with The New York Times’ best-selling author and investigative reporter, Kieran Crowley on Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Briarcliffe College in Bethpage, N.Y. at FMC Author’s Night. Crowley will discuss the writing process, the business side of the book business, and conduct an interactive format […]

Bellone, Suffolk Police Marine Bureau Join Towns of Islip, Babylon, Brookhaven in Labor Day DWI Crackdown

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Islip Town Councilwoman Trish Bergin Weichbrodt will be joined by Suffolk County Police Marine Bureau authorities and officials from the Towns of Babylon, Brookhaven and Islip at a news conference to announce efforts to target unsafe conditions for boaters and residents off the coast of Long […]

Nassau County Announces STOP-DWI Initiative

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Nassau County Police Acting Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter announce that the Nassau County Police Department will participate in the New York State STOP-DWI grant program and will also deploy the DWI Alcohol Related Incident Team aimed at adding additional patrols for the up-coming Labor Day […]

Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Announces Campaign to Increase Number of Certified Minority Business Owners in New York

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. has embarked on a campaign to increase the number of members certified as minority business owners in alignment with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s recent commitment to provide 20% of contracts to minority owned firms in New York State. It is the chamber’s goal […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Funding to Equip Officers in Finger Lakes and Southern Tier with Bulletproof Vests

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases More Than $60k In Invest Partnership Grants Will Support Purchase Of 175 Life-Saving Bulletproof Vests For 14 Law Enforcement Agencies Including The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, Binghamton Police Department, Watkins Glen Police Department, And The Horseheads Police Department (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced awards to law enforcement agencies in the […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrests of Unlicensed Dentists on Charges They Treated Patients at Brooklyn Clinics

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Konstantin Shtrambrand, Ilya Zolotar, Sergey Tolokolnikov And Hakob Gahnapetyan Charged With Practicing A Profession Without A License; If Convicted, They Face Up To 4 Years In Prison (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrests of four individuals for allegedly practicing dentistry without a license at two Brooklyn dental clinics, which […]

Queens Council on the Arts is Pleased to Announce SPARC for 2015

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Call to Artists Applications will be released on September 3rd, 2014 (Long Island, NY) Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide (SPARC) is a community arts engagement program that places artists-in-residence at senior centers across the five boroughs of New York City. The program provides selected artists with a stipend in exchange for the creation and delivery […]

New Art Exhibition Featuring Virginia Khuri At Riverhead Town Hall Gallery

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Exhibition Dates: September 8 – December 6, 2014 – Presented by East End Arts (Long Island, NY) East End Arts is pleased to announce a new art exhibit at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery featuring Shelter Island photographer Virginia Khuri. The exhibition, titled The Arrival of Spring in Mashomack, will open on Monday, September 8 […]

Execs Duck RICO Claims Over $1B Venezuelan Energy Deals

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) A New York federal judge on Monday trimmed racketeering and conspiracy claims from a former U.S. ambassador’s civil lawsuit against three energy executives accused of bribing their way into Venezuelan energy construction contracts worth $1 billion.Caracas, Venezuela — (SBWIRE) — 08/28/2014 — U.S. Judge J. Paul Oetken said that former ambassador Otto […]

State Troopers PBA Endorses Tom DiNapoli for New York State Comptroller

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) The Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, Inc. today announced their endorsement of Thomas DiNapoli to the office of State Comptroller, highlighting his independence and his commitment to accountability in government. Gathered at a breakfast in Syracuse, New York, members of the PBA State Troopers joined Comptroller DiNapoli in […]

Suffolk Cops Investigating Individual Who Used Fake Credit Cards

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who used a stolen credit card at two businesses this month. A credit card was stolen from inside a vehicle in Miller Place on August 18. A short time later, […]

Police Seeking Man Who Stole Computers From Lindenhurst Business

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the man who broke into a Lindenhurst business last Monday. On Monday, August 11 between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., a man entered Zwanger-Pesiri, located at 150 Sunrise Highway, and stole two […]

Driver Arrested for DWI after Passenger is Killed in One-Vehicle Crash

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police arrested a Ronkonkoma man for driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a motor vehicle crash that killed his passenger in Patchogue early this morning. Joseph Keleher, 24, was driving a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo eastbound on Baker Street when he lost control of the vehicle as […]

Man Seriously Injured in Wyandanch Motor Vehicle Crash

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a man in Wyandanch on Wednesday, August 27. Peter Vitetzakis was driving his 2012 work van eastbound on Long Island Avenue when he broadsided a 2000 Hyundai station wagon that was making a left turn from Doe Street to go […]

Breast Cancer Celebration of Survivorship – October 15

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Four breast cancer survivors will tell their inspiring stores at the annual Breast Cancer Celebration of Survivorship to be held on Wednesday, October 15, from 5:30-9 PM in the University Center Ballroom at Adelphi University in Garden City, LI. The event, which is sponsored by the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline […]

District Attorney Spota and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Announce LI Cocaine Ring Bust

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Deputy Special Agent in Charge Anthony Scandiffio today announced the takedown of a cocaine distribution network and the indictments of 19 people on charges of operating as a major drug trafficker and conspiracy to distribute cocaine. The investigation began in June […]

Suffolk Police Crackdown on BWI and DWI During Labor Day Weekend

August 28, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Increased patrols to combat drinking while operating motor vehicles and vessels (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber has announced a comprehensive boating and driving while intoxicated crackdown plan to help keep residents safe during the upcoming Labor Day weekend. Suffolk County Police will be patrolling for DWI and BWI offenders on Suffolk […]

Man Arrested for Leaving 4-Year-Old Child in Car

August 27, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police today arrested a Mount Sinai man after he left his child in a locked vehicle for approximately 15 minutes in Selden this afternoon. Sixth Precinct Sergeant William Robinson and Police Officer Robert Strandvold responded to Selden Plaza after a 911 caller reported a child locked in a Mercedes Benz […]

A.G. Schneiderman Sues Long Island and Florida Companies for Defrauding Homeowners in Mortgage Rescue Scheme

August 27, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Court Issues Restraining Order Against Firms As Lawsuit Seeks Restitution For Consumers (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today filed a lawsuit in New York County Supreme Court against four interrelated companies and their principals for operating a fraudulent loan modification scam. The lawsuits were filed against Home Affordable Direct, Inc. (Farmingdale, NY), […]

St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School Announces New Assistant Principal

August 27, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Diocese of Rockville Centre is proud to announce the appointment of Mrs. Claire Ficarra-Gohn, a Farmingdale resident, as the new Assistant Principal of Student Services at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School. Prior to her arrival at St. John’s, Mrs. Ficarra-Gohn taught English and Technology at Holy Trinity Diocesan High […]

Blydenburgh and Gardiner County Parks Advised to Suspend Nighttime Activities

August 27, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Health Commissioner James L. Tomarken, MD, MPH, MBA, MSW, announced today that mosquito samples taken from Blydenburgh County Park in Smithtown (1) and Gardiner County Park in West Bay Shore (1) have tested positive for West Nile virus. The samples, both Culex pipiens-restuans, were […]

Leg. Lindsay III Sponsors Successful School Supply Drive

August 27, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Legislator Bill Lindsay III recently wrapped up his successful summer school supply drive in coordination with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH) to ensure that those in need have the resources necessary to succeed inside the classroom. Lindsay’s office collections came from residents and local organizations who donated hundreds of […]

NYAGV: Kids and Assault Weapons Don’t Mix

August 27, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Arizona Shooting Range Tragedy Underscores the Dangers of Kids and Guns (Long Island, NY) New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) is saddened at the shooting death yesterday of a firearms instructor in Arizona by a nine-year-old girl wielding an UZI assault weapon. Leah Gunn Barrett, NYAGV Executive Director, said, “This was a preventable tragedy. Military-style […]