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NCPD Detectives Charge New Hyde Park Man, Michael Daddario, 26, with String of Nassau Robberies

July 12, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Nassau County Police Department has reported the arrest of a New Hyde Park man on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. in Floral Park for Robbery. According to Robbery Squad detectives, the defendant Michael P. Daddario, 26 of 525 Beech Street entered the Mr. Sudz Laundromat, located at 729 Hillside […]

Investigation of Woman’s Body Found in Medford Leads Suffolk Homicide Detectives, U.S. Marshals to Florida

July 12, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives have arrested the man claimed to be responsible for the death of a woman found in a wooded-area in Medford last month. According to the report, Dante Taylor, 19, of 10 Bedford St., Mastic, was arrested in Florida by Suffolk County Police Homicide detectives and the […]

Police: Arrest for Attempted Burglary in Bethpage

July 12, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Bethpage, NY) The Nassau County Police Department has reported the details of an arrest for an attempted burglary that occurred in Bethpage on Friday, 07/11/14 at 12:40 P.M. According to second squad detectives, Carlos Boles, 47, attempted to enter a residence on Elaine Drive, by prying off a window screen in the rear of the […]

Joint Statement by Superintendent Lawsky & A.G. Schneiderman on LYFT

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (NEW YORK) New York State Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin M. Lawsky and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today released the following statement regarding their motion for a temporary restraining order against the scheduled New York City launch of ridesharing service Lyft: “After Lyft rejected a reasonable request by the State to delay its launch, […]

First Mosquito Sample to Test Positive for West Nile Virus This Season

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Health Services (SCDHS) Commissioner James L. Tomarken announced today that a mosquito sample has tested positive for West Nile virus. The sample, aCulex pipiens-restuans, was collected on July 2, 2014 in Lindenhurst. Additionally, an American robin, collected on July 3, 2014 in East Islip tested positive for the virus. This is the […]

Highway Patrol Officer Injured in Holbrook Crash

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that injured a Highway Patrol officer on Sunrise Highway in Holbrook today. Suffolk County Police received a 911 call of a pickup truck weaving on westbound Sunrise Highway in Holbrook. A Highway Patrol officer pulled over in order to wait for the […]

Armed Robber Strikes Bank in Merrick

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Robbery Squad reports the details of a bank robbery that occurred at 10:09am on July 11, 2014 in Merrick. According to Detectives, an unknown male subject entered the Capital One Bank located at 2192 Merrick Road. The subject approached a teller with a demand note and displayed a black handgun. The […]

Assemblyman Hennessey Calls on MTA to Go Back to the Drawing Board

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Edward Hennessey (D-Medford) today sent a letter to Thomas Prendergast, Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority regarding the reported contingency plan the MTA will employ should a strike occur. Hennessey believes the reported plan does not do enough to mitigate the impact on commuters. In his letter to Chairman Prendergast, Assemblyman […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Ringleader of Child Modeling Scam to Serve Prison Term

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice today announced that the ringleader of a child modeling scam and the corporation of which he is president were sentenced today for scamming 100 clients of more than $236,000 with promises of lucrative modeling and acting jobs that did not […]

Joint Statement by A.G. Schneiderman and Superintendent Lawsky on Lyft

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin M. Lawsky today released the following statement regarding their motion for a temporary restraining order against the scheduled New York City launch of ridesharing service Lyft: “After Lyft rejected a reasonable request by the State to delay its […]

Nursing Home Employee Arrested for Stealing from Patient

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police today arrested an employee of a West Babylon nursing home after she stole a necklace from a patient last month and pawned it for cash. The family of a dementia patient at Berkshire Nursing Rehabilitation Center, located at 10 Berkshire Road, contacted police on June 25 after a gold […]

Councilwoman Berland Announces Survey on Summer Leaf Blower Proposals

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Huntington, NY) Councilwoman Susan A. Berland is seeking input from Town of Huntington residents about legislative proposals to restrict the use of leaf blowers in the Town during summer months. The survey, which can be found on the Councilwoman’s page at the Town of Huntington website http://huntingtonny.gov/leaf-blower-survey, will ask for resident’s opinions on a wide […]

Woman Drowns in Hampton Bays Residential Pool

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a Brooklyn woman who drowned in a pool in Hampton Bays yesterday. Officers from the Town of Southampton Police Department responded to 23 Wakeman Road on July 10 at 12:02 p.m. after a 911 caller reported that a woman was found […]

Maher: King’s Vote Would Raise Gas Prices

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Patricia Maher, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 2nd district, says that her opponent Peter King recently voted for HR 6, a bill which would raise the price of gas by expediting the approval of natural gas exports. The bill passed the House on June 25 and now goes onto the Senate. […]

Nassau County Sales Tax Receipts Down 9% – 2014 Revenues May Decline Over $90M

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos reported that the County’s mid-year 2014 sales tax receipts declined by 9% year-to-date or $47.6 million compared to the same period in 2013. At this rate, the projected annual sales tax revenues will be approximately $90.7 million less or 5.9% lower than the County’s adopted budget of […]

Reception for Art Exhibition Created by Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), a not-for-profit agency that supports more than 3,500 individuals with different abilities on Long Island, together with The LENZ Winery, one of Long Island’s oldest and most prestigious North Fork vineyards, will host a “Meet the Artists’” reception to celebrate a special exhibition created by […]

23rd Annual Lobster Fest Announced by Rotary Clubs of Greenport and Southold; Saturday, July 26, 2014

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Come one. Come all. The 23rd Annual Lobster Fest hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Greenport and Southold is said to be the best ticket in town. Join in for a fun-filled community event on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Founders Landing Wharf House in Southold. Sponsored by Suffolk County National Bank […]

Ina Garten Hosts Exclusive Garden Party to Benefit EAC Network’s Child Advocacy Center

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Celebrity chef, Food Network host, entrepreneur and cookbook author Ina Garten, known to all as The Barefoot Contessa, will host an exclusive summer Garden Party on Friday, July 25, 2014 between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. to benefit the Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) at the Pat & Mary Bagnato Place for […]

Economic Impact of LIRR Strike to be Announced Today by Local Businesses, Islip Officials and Commuters

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Islip Town Councilman John Cochrane Jr. and Long Island Road Commuter Council President Mark Epstein will join LIRR commuters and officials from the Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce at a press conference, Today, Friday July 11, 2014 at 11:00 am, Ronkonkoma LIRR station, to discuss the economic impact of the threatened LIRR strike. […]

Suffolk Cops Seeking Centereach Target Shoplifter

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Sixth Precinct Crime Section are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the woman who stole a children’s tablet from Target in Centereach in April. On Monday, April 28, a woman stole a Nabi children’s tablet from the Target located at 265 Pond Path. She […]

Man Arrested for Assault, Robbery in Patchogue; Second Assaliant at Large

July 11, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police today arrested a man who beat and robbed a man early this morning in Patchogue. A 38-year-old Patchogue man was walking near the Patchogue Long Island Railroad train station on Division Street at approximately 5:45 a.m. when he was accosted by two men who punched him numerous times and […]

Grant Lally Calls for Congress to Stop LIRR Strike

July 10, 2014

Long Island Press Releases “Steve Israel’s refusal to help, and his cheap political shots are about watching his back, not ours” (Mineola NY) Republican congressional candidate Grant Lally today called on Congress to intervene in the potential LIRR strike, to avoid disruption to hundreds of thousands of working Long Islanders. “A disruption of rail service to the hundreds of […]

Senator Hannon to Host Free “Operation Safe Child” ID Program at Uniondale Library July 24

July 10, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “Statistics show that 34% of parents in the United States don’t know their child’s exact height, weight and eye color,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). “When a child is reported missing, time can be the greatest adversary. Possessing up-to-date photos and important information about one’s child are important proactive measures a parent […]

Huntington Station Bank Robbed

July 10, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Pattern Crime Unit detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred today at a bank in Huntington Station. A woman entered Citibank, located at 300 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station, at 12:13 p.m. and approached a teller with a note demanding cash and threatening that she had a gun. […]