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Hannon: February 14th “Donor Day” In New York State

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “Donor Day is a time to focus on all types of organ donation – including organ, eye, tissue, blood, platelets and marrow – by participating in blood/marrow drives or donor registration events,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). “It’s also a day to recognize our loved ones who have given the gift of […]

Hannon: New Tool To Help Residents Seeking Addiction Treatment

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases New Web Program Provides Statewide Treatment Bed Availability in Real Time (Long Island, NY) “New Yorkers struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol now have an additional resource at their disposal,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). “A new web-based application will help those seeking treatment by allowing them to search for services and treatment facilities […]

The Plaza of Patchogue Hosts Its 4th Annual Oscar Party

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center’s Campbell Dalglish And Dr. Peter Mascuch Of St. Joseph’s College Will Mc The Evening (Long Island, NY) The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center’s President, Campbell Dalglish and Peter Mascuch, PhD are once again teaming up to MC The Plaza’s 4th Annual Oscar Party on Sunday, February 28 at 7PM. Aside […]

Assembly Members Lupinacci, Kolb & Malliotakis Advance Conference’s Higher Education Agenda Aimed At Curbing College Loan Debt

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) along with Assembly members Chad Lupinacci (R,C,I-South Huntington), Nicole Malliotakis (R,C,I-Brooklyn, Staten Island) and their Assembly Minority colleagues today unveiled a legislative agenda designed to make a college education more affordable for students and families in New York State. Tuition costs have increased dramatically, creating […]

VIDEO: Rep. Zeldin’s Dwyer Bill Gets Backing from LI Congressional Delegation

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, announced today that the entire Long Island delegation, Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Congressman Peter King (R-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY), have all signed on as co-sponsors of his legislation to expand the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Veteran Peer Support […]

The 17th Annual Long Beach Polar Bears Super Bowl Splash Smashes $5 Million Mark in Support of Make-A-Wish

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) With mid-day temperatures in the high 40’s, thousands of enthusiastic community members from Long Beach and beyond hit the waves on February 7 for the 17th annual Long Beach Polar Bear Super Bowl Splash, benefiting Make-A-Wish. Polar Bears 2016. Photo Credit: Marisa Pugliese. An estimated 20,000 people, many in sea-themed or super […]

14th Annual Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Long Island Used Bike and Sewing Machine Collection on April 30

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Your old bicycle (or sewing machine) can help others (Long Island, NY) Long Islanders can put their old bicycles to good use by donating them to Pedals for Progress, a program that rescues unwanted American bicycles (and sewing machines) and sends them to communities overseas. On Saturday, April 30 from 11 am to 2 pm, […]

Westy Self Storage Hosts Donation Drive To Support Nonprofit Aiding Homeless US Veterans

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Westy Self Storage of East Northport today announced it will host a donation drive to benefit General Needs Ltd, a nonprofit organization providing basic necessities to homeless U.S. veterans. The drive will run from Feb. 3 to Feb. 27 at Westy’s East Northport location located at 4049 Jericho Turnpike (across from Barnes and […]

Woman Mugged by Gun-Toting Bandit in Green Acres Mall Parking Lot, Authorities Report

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Valley Stream on Thursday, 02/11/16 at 4:15 P.M. According to detectives, a male subject, armed with a handgun, approached a female victim, 60, while in Macy’s parking lot, south exit at Green Acres Mall, and demanded she remove her rings and hand […]

NCPD Investigating Robbery of Westbury Pizza Delivery Man by Knife-Wielding Suspects

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Third Squad detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred in Westbury on Thursday, 02/11/16 at 11:25 P.M. According to detectives, two male subjects, armed with a knife, approached a pizza delivery man on Floral Lane and demanded money. The victim complied and handed over an undisclosed amount of cash. Nassau County Police […]

Rep. Rice announces HUD Extension of Interim Mortgage Assistance for Sandy Victims in New York

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases HUD extends IMA Program to up to 36 months total for displaced New Yorkers paying a mortgage on a damaged primary home (Long Island, NY) U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has agreed to extend the Interim Mortgage Assistance (IMA) Program beyond 20 months to […]

Lupinacci Congratulates Dix Hills FD Officers At Installation Ceremony

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci was on hand February 7 to congratulate leaders of the Dix Hills Fire Department on their installment to serve in various leadership positions. Three of the individuals installed on Sunday are new to board-level leadership positions in the department. Those include Terence Vierling, Second Lieutenant of Company 1; […]

Bellone, Krupski, Suffolk Officials Announce Mods to SC Sanitary Code

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Allows Dozens of Farmers to Upgrade to State-of-the-Art Fuel Tanks (Long Island, NY) The Suffolk County Board of Health today voted to modify article 7 of the Suffolk County Sanitary Code in order to enhance environmental protection and also provide relief for farms and businesses that fuel and repair vehicles for their own use. The […]

Good Samaritan Experts Offer Tips to Fight the Flu

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases NYS Health Commissioner Declares Flu Prevalent (Long Island, NY) New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, MD, JD, declared flu prevalent in the state on February 11. According to the state Department of Health, New York has seen 817 flu-related hospitalizations this season. Over the past three years, 26 children have died from flu in […]

Graduation Pathways, Common Core Among Mcdonough’s Concerns At Regents Interviews

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Dave McDonough (R,C,I-Merrick) was one of several legislators on a panel that interviewed 32 candidates for the two open seats on the New York State Board of Regents this week. McDonough, a longtime proponent for Long Island schools and member of the Assembly’s Education Committee, focused his questioning on exploring different […]

Long Island Medical Team To Announce Mercy Mission To Dominican Republic To Provide Eyeglasses For Poor And Needy Children

February 12, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Thousands of Pairs of Glasses Plus Other Optical Supplies and Equipment Being Gathered in Preparation of Goodwill Effort (Long Island, NY) New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine will be joined by a team of Long Island eye doctors and vision care specialists to announce a mercy mission to provide free eyeglasses to children living in […]

NYAGV: Monroe County Legislator to Introduce Firearm Safe Storage Bill

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Monroe County Legislator Ernest Flagler-Mitchell announced today he will introduce Firearm Safe Storage legislation to the Monroe County Legislature after a series of public hearings. Flager-Mitchell made the announcement with other legislators, law enforcement and members of the public at a press conference held at the Monroe County Office Building. The bill will […]

Gregory Honors Zeta Phi Beta for Black History Month

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) In recognition of Black History Month, Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory honored the Rho Omega Zeta Long Island Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. at the Legislature’s General Meeting Feb. 9. “I commend Rho Omega Zeta Chapter for the immeasurable contributions its members have made to Suffolk County,” said […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Machinima And Three Other Companies For False Endorsement

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Machinima Agrees To Pay $50,000 For Failure To Require Disclosure Of Payments To Gaming Experts Endorsing Microsoft’s Xbox On Youtube (Long Island, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced settlements with Machinima, Inc. and three other companies in separate investigations, regarding each company’s role in posting fraudulent content on the Internet.  Each settlement requires […]

Authorities: Bronx Man Arrested After Scamming Elderly East Meadow Man Out of Over $7,500

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The First Squad reports the arrest of a Bronx man for Grand Larceny that occurred on October 20, 2015 in East Meadow. According to detectives, a male victim, 86, received a telephone call at his Benito Street home from a male claiming to be his grandson. The caller stated that he had […]

Assemblyman Lupinacci Interviews Board Of Regents Candidates

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci (R, C, I – South Huntington) joined his colleagues on the Higher Education and Education committees on Feburary 9 to interview candidates for two Chancellor positions on the 17-member New York State Board of Regents. “This is a significant moment for the future of education in New York […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Moneygram Payment Systems Requiring Tougher Measures To Protect Against Wire Transfer Fraud

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Schneiderman: As Fraudsters Continue To Innovate And Employ Increasingly Elaborate Tactics To Scam Unsuspecting Consumers, Businesses Must Uphold Strong Anti-Fraud Practices (Long Island, NY) Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today announced a settlement with Dallas based MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc., resolving a multistate investigation which focused on complaints of consumers who used MoneyGram’s wire transfer service […]

A.G. Schneiderman-Led State & Federal Working Group Announces $3.2 Billion Settlement With Morgan Stanley

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Settlement Includes $550 Million For New York, Including Millions To Help New Yorkers Avoid Foreclosure And Rebuild Their Communities; Significant Resources Dedicated To Transforming Code Enforcement Systems And Combating Proliferation Of Zombie Homes  (Long Island, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined members of the state and federal working group he co-chairs to announce […]

Suffolk County Police Seeking Missing Ronkonkoma Man

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a Ronkonkoma man who went missing earlier this week. Following an argument with his wife, John Kalsky left his home at 684 Portion Road on February 8 to stay with a family member at 62 Birchwood Drive in Medford. […]


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