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5th Annual ‘Savvy Senior Day’ Takes Place September 7, 2014 at Parker Jewish Institute, New Hyde Park

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Savvy Senior Nominations Underway Through Sunday, August 31, 2014 (NEW HYDE PARK, NY) Time is still available to nominate your “Savvy Senior” citizen for the upcoming Fifth Annual Savvy Senior Day taking place this Grandparents Day on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Parker Jewish Institute in New Hyde Park. […]

Champions of Education Art Contest is Back

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) We want to thank everyone so much for participating in last year’s art contest. We had over 200 submissions from all across the state, from Buffalo to Brooklyn and kids of all ages. With such talented student artists, it was difficult to choose the winners. Click Here to see last year’s winners!. […]

A.G. Schneiderman announces $2.2 Million Settlement with New Rochelle Nursing Home for Fraudulent Billings

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch today announced that they have entered into settlement agreements with a New Rochelle nursing home resolving allegations that the facility and its owner submitted tens of thousands of inflated claims to the New York State Medicaid Program. The claims sought reimbursement for services […]

Suffolk County Joins New York Cancer Consortium in Rolling out Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Dashboard

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Suffolk County Department of Health Services, in partnership with the New York State Cancer Consortium, today announced the launch of the New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Dashboard. The consortium is a network of individuals and organizations that collaborate to address the burden of cancer in New York State guided […]

Nassau Police Investigating Roosevelt Home Burglary

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The First Squad is investigating a Burglary that occurred on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 11:15 am in Roosevelt. According to detectives, a 24 year old female victim was upstairs in her Underhill Avenue home when she heard a noise on the first floor. The victim went downstairs to investigate when she […]

Islip Town to Mark Completion of Rebuilding of Sandy-ravaged Islip Beach With Opening of New Restaurant Concession

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Islip Town Supervisor Tom Crocci and members of the Town Board will mark the completion of the $1.76million dollar rebuilding of Islip Beach that was devastated by Super Storm Sandy, with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the beach’s new full-service restaurant/concession stand. The new Sunset Restaurant offers everything from hot dogs to […]

Fatal Automobile Accident Reported in New Hyde Park

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a Fatal Vehicular Auto Accident that occurred on August 19, 2014 at 11:28 pm in New Hyde Park. According to detectives, while traveling southbound on Covert Avenue in a 2012 Ford Fusion approaching the Long Island Railroad, the victim, a 55 year old male, along […]

Zeldin Reminds Bishop He Left Something Important out of His Press Release Attacking the Honorable Allen West

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Senator and Army Reserve Major Lee Zeldin, Republican and Conservative Party candidate for Congress in New York’s First Congressional District, today released the following statement after his opponent, incumbent Congressman Tim Bishop, launched a full throttled assault on former Army Lt. Col. and Congressman Allen West. “In light of today’s full throttled […]

Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay Invites President Obama to Suffolk and Ribbon Cutting of New Life Sciences Building

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay, in response to President Barack Obama’s Saturday radio address about higher education, urged the President to visit Suffolk County Community College to learn about New York State’s largest community college and witness how Suffolk has risen to the challenge of providing a high […]

Civil Service Employees Association Endorses Senator Ted O’Brien

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) The Civil Service Employees Association announced its endorsement of State Senator Ted O’Brien in his re-election campaign in the 55th Senate District. CSEA represents 300,000 active and retired public and private sector employees in New York State. Senator Ted O’Brien said, “I am honored to have the support of the CSEA and its members, who […]

Ra Congratulates Spero for 32 Years of Service to Hempstead Highway Department

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square) recently congratulated Ralph Spero (Elmont) for his 32 years with the Town of Hempstead Highway Department. Ra joined Mr. Spero at his retirement party which was held on Friday, August 15 at Filomena’s in Franklin Square. Assemblyman Ed Ra joins Ralph Spero in celebration of his retirement. […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Funding to Equip SUNY Campus Police with Life-Saving Heroin Antidote

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman joined Purchase College President Thomas Schwarz in announcing that 12 State University of New York (SUNY) campuses would be joining the Attorney General’s Community Overdose Prevention (COP) Program. Attorney General Schneiderman announced that his office would provide funding to equip 258 campus police officers with naloxone, the extremely […]

AFPLI September 16 – Professional Development Meeting

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases Board Development – Or, If you didn’t serve food, would they still attend? (Long Island, NY) Fundraisers know all too well the importance of a strong and committed board of directors to a not-for-profit’s success. Brian Leander, Assistant Director of the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University, will share his knowledge and experience in […]

Hempstead Man Caught Burglarizing Deli in Roosevelt

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The First Squad reports the details of an arrest for Burglary that occurred on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 1:31 am in Roosevelt. According to detectives, First Precinct police officers responded to a business alarm at Amigo Deli, 369 Babylon Turnpike. Upon arrival officers observed a wall unit air conditioner pushed in […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement with Macy’s to Prevent Discrimination Against Customers

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced an agreement with Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc., addressing more than a dozen recent complaints of profiling and false detentions at Macy’s flagship store in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The agreement will help ensure that all customers, regardless of their race or ethnicity, are treated equally at […]

Central Islip Man Arrested for Attempted Arson

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police yesterday arrested a Central Islip man for attempting to set three vehicles on fire in the parking lot of a bar in Commack earlier this year. Alexander Rivera, 35, was seen pouring gasoline over three vehicles in the parking lot of The Scene Restaurant and Lounge, located at 70 […]

Councilwoman Berland Sponsors Vital Woodbury Road Traffic Study

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Councilwoman Susan A. Berland successfully passed a resolution at the August 19th Town Board meeting, providing funding for a traffic calming study on Woodbury road. The study will be conducted by Gibbons, Esposito & Boyce Engineers P.C. HiRise Engineering, P.C., and will examine options for the Town to mitigate the instances of […]

Motorcyclist Killed in Patchogue Two Vehicle Crash

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Patchogue today. Michael Frustaci was driving a 2014 Yamaha, eastbound on Sunrise Highway at the North Ocean Avenue exit, when he lost control and rear-ended a 2014 Toyota minivan at approximately 3:40 p.m. Suffolk County Police Fifth […]

Brentwood Health Center Remains Closed

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Suffolk County Brentwood Family Health Center, which closed Wednesday, August 13, due to damage caused by flooding from heavy rains, remains closed. Currently, the closure affects all services, including adult, pediatric, WIC and family planning services and dental and mental health clinics. Health officials have been contacting patients who have appointments […]

Bellone Statement on the Passing of Dr. Herodotus ‘Dan’ Damianos

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “I express my deepest condolences to the friends and family of Dr. Herodotus ‘Dan’ Damianos. Dan was highly regarded as an innovator within our region’s well-renowned wine industry and significantly contributed to Suffolk County being designated as one of the best wine travel destinations in the world. On behalf of Suffolk County’s […]

Amityville Beach Reopened

August 20, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The closure issued for Amityville Beach has been lifted, as results of recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels. For the latest information on affected beaches, call the Bathing Beach HOTLINE at 852-5822, contact the Department’s Office of Ecology at 852-5760 during normal business hours, or visit […]

Jefferson’s Ferry Reaches Out by Preparing Food and Serving Guests at Welcome INN

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) In a spirit of gratitude and giving back to the local community, staff volunteers from Jefferson’s Ferry Lifecare Retirement Community (Setauket, NY) recently prepared and served dinner to the guests of Welcome INN, a Port Jefferson mainstay that serves five meals weekly to hungry people in the community at Christ Episcopal Church. […]

A.G. Schneiderman and NYS Tax Commissioner Mattox Announce Indictment of NYC Cigar Distributor for Failing to Pay Over $6.1 Million in Taxes

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (New York, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Thomas H. Mattox today announced the  unsealing of an indictment of a large-scale cigar distributor, Aamir Sulaiman, of Delta Distribution Services Corp. Sulaiman, a licensed tobacco distributor, and his Brooklyn-based corporation were charged with felony Criminal Tax Fraud, […]

Nassau Police Investigating Assault and Robbery in Massapequa Preserve

August 19, 2014

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Seventh Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. in Massapequa. According to detectives, a female victim 46 years of age was walking her dog on the path in Massapequa Preserve near Parkside Boulevard when she was approached from behind by three male whites […]


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