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Joshua Robbins to Read His Poetry at Farmingdale State College

February 9, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Feb. 25 Reading Is First Event in Spring Visiting Writers Program (Long Island, NY) Poet Joshua Robbins will read from his collected works at Farmingdale State College on Thursday, February 25.  The reading – the first event in the spring Visiting Writers Program – will be held in the Great Room in Ward Hall at […]

Queens Tourism Council: It’s In Queens! (Feb. 11 to Feb. 17)

February 9, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Queens, NY) With Valentine’s Day and Lunar New Year, Queens is hopping with bargains, romantic events, and creativity this week. Listen to music. Check out art. Watch movies. Eat chocolate. Count birds. Here’s the rundown. Feb. 11, Laff Lab Comedy Club, 7 pm. See local standup performers. Free with RSVP. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., […]

Nurse Arrested for Smuggling Prison Contraband into Nassau County Correctional Center

February 9, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Chantiel Cox was employed by Armor Correctional Health Services; two others arrested and charged with conspiracy (Long Island, NY) Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that three women were arrested for their roles in smuggling dangerous contraband, including K2 and razor blades, into the Nassau County Correctional Facility in East Meadow after a six-week […]

Suffolk Police: Man Arrested for Breaking into Numerous Vehicles in North Babylon

February 9, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police on Monday, February 8 arrested a North Babylon man who broke into numerous cars in North Babylon and stole victims’ wallets, credit cards, computers and electronic devices. First Precinct Officer Timothy Cohen responded to a 911 call during which a caller reported a suspicious man trying to open doors […]

Healthy Suffolk: Free Program Helps Participants to Reduce Risk of Diabetes

February 9, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Department of Health Services Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken invite residents who are at risk for developing type-2 diabetes to participate, free of charge, in the county- administered National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The program supports moderate behavioral changes and has proven to reduce risk in those who […]

Rep. Rice, Officials Discuss Veteran Employment at HempsteadWorks

February 9, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Rice brings federal, state, local officials and veterans’ advocates together to discuss efforts to help veterans succeed in the civilian workforce (Long Island, NY) U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice, a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, toured the HempsteadWorks Career Counseling Center today with Assistant U.S. Secretary of Labor […]

Assemblywoman Solages Honors Elmont Student Excellence

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) On Thursday, February 4, 2016, the Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations (MUN) team and Intel Science Talent Search Finalist were honored by Assemblywoman Solages (Elmont-D) for their achievements. Intel Talent Search Finalist Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Advisors Michelle Flannory and David Spinnato, Principal Kevin Dougherty, and New York State Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages. Photo […]

Attempted Farmingdale Bank Robber Subdued by Customers, Police Report

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police on Monday, February 8 arrested a Locust Valley man after patrons held him at the scene following a bank robbery in Farmingdale. A man entered TD Bank, located at 90 Broadhollow Road, approached a teller and then leaned over the counter and stole money from the drawer at 9:40 […]

Rep. Zeldin Announces Legislation to Make National the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Program

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) today joined with members of the Dwyer family, veterans and local leaders at American Legion Post 269 in Patchogue to announce legislation that he will be introducing in Congress to expand the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Program (“Dwyer Program”) to the national level. In 2012, […]

Officials, Community Announce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Of Bakery Opening At Historic Milleridge Inn Shops

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs and Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto will join local community leaders at a press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony announcing the reopening of the old fashioned bakery at the shops at the historic Milleridge Inn. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday February 9, 2016 at 11:30am […]

East End Arts Presents 9th Annual Long Island Winterfest “Live on the Vine” Kickoff Party

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Friday, February 19 at the Suffolk Theater, Riverhead, NY (Long Island, NY) The award-winning Long Island Winterfest – Live on the Vine music festival returns for its ninth and most eclectic year ever. The music festival will open with its annual Winterfest Kickoff Party concert which will be held Friday, February 19 at the historic […]

Tourette Association of America Announces Esteemed New President and CEO

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Tourette Association of America, the premier national non-profit organization serving the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community, has selected John Miller as its new President and CEO. As the President and CEO of the Tourette Association, Mr. Miller will use his diversified executive experience to enhance the Association’s mission to raise […]

VP & Director of NYLD Infrastructure New York Leak Detection Addresses LI Water Commissioners at NSWCA Meeting

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) At a recent Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) meeting, Guest Presenter NYLD Infrastructure New York Leak Detection, Inc. Vice President and Director of Operations Mark Manzari discussed with Long Island water commissioners subsurface utility engineering, particularly within the context of leak detection and field-to-finish infrastructure data collection. During the meeting, Mr. […]

Two in Police Custody After Assaulting Levittown Restaurant Worker with Metal Pipe

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Second Squad detectives report the arrests two Levittown men for an Assault that occurred on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 11:10 pm in Levittown. According to detectives, while exiting his place of employment, Escorza Restaurant located at 2715 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, the 30 year old male victim was approached by Carlos Alfredo-Rivera, […]

Police: Arrest Made in Fatal Hit and Run Accident in North Massapequa

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal auto accident which occurred on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 6:26 P.M. in North Massapequa. According to detectives, Francis Ossandon, 77, of Bethpage struck a bicyclist while driving northbound on Hicksville Road. Ossandon left the scene and was located at his residence and […]

Hicksville Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint, According to NCPD

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Second Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:11 P.M. in Hicksville. According to detectives, a male subject armed with a black handgun entered the BP gas station located at 325 Jerusalem Avenue and verbally demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of US currency […]

Far Rockaway Man Drove Drunk with Four Children in Vehicle, Authorities Report

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Nassau County Police report the arrest of a Far Rockaway man for Driving While Intoxicated (Leandra’s Law) on Monday, February 08, 2016 at 3:30 a.m. in Inwood. According to Police, Miguel A. Quezada, 28 of was operating a 2005 Toyota Sienna on Burnside Avenue when Fourth Precinct Officers conducted a vehicle […]

Montesano Co-Sponsors Legislation To Enhance Penalties Against Reckless Drivers

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) is co-sponsoring bi-partisan legislation (A.3536-A) that would increase penalties against dangerous drivers. This legislation will provide stricter penalties for drivers who cause serious injury or death while knowingly operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a revoked license. If serious injury is caused under these conditions the driver […]

Man Critically Injured after Melville Motor Vehicle Crash, Cops Say

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a one-car crash that critically injured a Melville man on Sunday, February 7. Vincent Denino was driving a 2015 Mercedes Benz when his vehicle struck an embankment and overturned as he entered his driveway on Mary Court in Melville at approximately 3:40 p.m. Suffolk […]

Suffolk Arson Squad Detectives Report Man Dead After Shirley Garage Fire

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad and Arson Section detectives are investigating a fatal fire that occurred in Shirley on Sunday, February 7. Seventh Precinct officers responded to a residence on Manor Drive at 3:17 a.m. after a 911 caller reported a fire in a detached garage at the location. After the fire was […]

Atlantic Beach Woman in NCPD Custody After DWI Accident with 7 Year-Old Daughter in Car

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Fourth Precinct reports the arrest of an Atlantic Beach woman for DWI at 1:45am on Sunday, February 07, 2016 in Lawrence. According to Police, defendant Giovanna Rupay, 43, while driving a 2013 red colored Honda Pilot was involved in a vehicular accident at 12:13am on the southbound lanes on Route 878 […]

PFC Dwyer Program: Helping Our Veterans Cope With the Mental Wounds of War

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Op-Ed Written by Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-01) (Long Island, NY) The images that flash across our TVs of war-torn countries and populations in strife are rampant and inescapable in today’s society. Whether it is ISIS, al-Qaeda, or any other foreign enemy that seeks to kill innocent people, it takes a well-equipped and strong-willed force […]

Suffolk Police Officer Saves Choking Medford Woman

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County police officers responded to a 911 call reporting that a woman was choking on food at her home in Medford on Saturday, February 6. Patrol Officer Bryan Mastrangelo responded to Eagle Avenue and found the 35-year-old woman, apparently unable to breathe and signaling that she was choking by placing her […]

Nassau Police Seeking Two Suspects in Roosevelt Street Mugging

February 8, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The First Squad is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:20 P.M. in Roosevelt. According to detectives, a male victim, age 51, was walking east on Mirin Avenue when he was approached from the rear by 2 male Hispanics, 20 years of age, wearing dark clothing and […]


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