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Huffing Driver who Caused Fatal Crash Sentenced to Up to 12 years in Prison

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A Huntington driver who admitted “huffing” an aerosol can of computer cleaner prior to running a red light and causing a fatal crash in Commack on New Year’s Eve in 2013 was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison today, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said. James Murphy told police […]

Long Beach Loves Joan Jett – Locally Born Artist Honored by Homegrown Film Festival

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Joan Jett Music Film Series to Begin this September at LBIFF 2015 (Long Island, NY) The Long Beach International Film Festival (LBIFF), produced by the Long Beach Film Institute, 501(c)3, has been supported, since its inception four years ago, by Long Beach resident Joan Jett. On April 18th, as Joan Jett is inducted into the […]

“Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp” Comes to the Art League of Long Island April 25 & 26

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A very successful professional development training program developed by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), and employed by various institutions throughout the country, is coming to Long Island. Working with NYFA, the Suffolk County Office of Film and Cultural Affairs has selected the Art League of Long Island to offer […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Introduction of Expanded Legislation to Combat Spread of “Zombie Properties” Across New York State

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Abandoned Property Neighborhood Relief Act Would Protect Homeowners And Empower Communities To Rein In Spread Of Vacant, Dilapidated Homes (Long Island, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that an expanded version of a bill he proposed last year, the Abandoned Property Neighborhood Relief Act, has been reintroduced in the New York State Legislature. […]

An Evening of Tango and Art at the Art League of Long Island

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) An enchanting evening of Argentine tango and art will be presented at the Art League of Long Island at their art center in Dix Hills.  The event takes place Friday May 1 from 7pm to 9pm. Argentine tango dancers and artists Annie Shaver-Crandell, Dan Dillon and Con Artist will delight visitors with a […]

Bronx Man In Custody After 2013 Robbery of Hicksville Store

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Second Squad reports the details of an Arrest for Burglary that occurred on November 16, 2013 in Hicksville. According to detectives, a 70 year old employee of USA Variety Discount Store, 37 Woodbury Road, arrived at work and discovered a broken front plate glass window. The victim then discovered that the […]

Long Island Moms Call on State Senator Michael Venditto to Support Labeling Genetically Engineered Food

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Saying They Have a Right to Know What They Feed Their Families, Moms Urge Lawmaker to Put Consumers’ Rights Over Corporations’ Profits (Long Island, NY) Outside of Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace, Long Island moms and grandmothers concerned about genetically engineered products (GMOs) in the food they feed their families, including popular baby foods and formulas like […]

Diaper Thief Nabbed by Nassau County Police

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Third Squad reports the details of a Grand Larceny arrest at 3:45pm on Thursday, April 16, 2015. According to Detectives, between the dates of January 7, 2015 and April 1, 2015 the defendant Kevin W. Hargrove, 24, of Brooklyn, did enter numerous Stop&Shop stores in Nassau County and did go to […]

Rep. Lee Zeldin Announces Introduction of Legislation to Protect Plum Island

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Today, April 17, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, C – Shirley) announced that he re-introduced legislation (HR 1887) to protect Plum Island, previously sponsored by his predecessor, Congressman Tim Bishop. Situated between the Long Island Sound and Peconic Bay, Plum Island is cherished by the local community, not only as an essential resource […]

East End Arts 19th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival Sunday, May 24

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! (Long Island, NY) East End Arts is pleased to announce the 19th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival to be held Sunday, May 24, 2015, from 12 PM to 5 PM in downtown Riverhead, NY. Admission is free. The festival features street painting, an art form dating back to 16th […]

Teen Mugged in Valley Stream by Armed Robbers; Two Suspects Sought by NCPD

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Fourth Squad is investigating an Attempted Robbery that occurred on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 5:25 pm in Valley Stream. According to detectives, a 15 year old male victim was walking southbound on Cornwell Avenue and East Maujer Street when he was approached by two unknown subjects who demanded money. The […]

Suffolk Police Seeking Suspect Who Lifted Laptop from Patchogue Best Buy

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fifth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who stole a laptop from a Patchogue store. Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s help to identify the man who stole a laptop from a Patchogue store. […]

Huntington Driver who Caused Fatal Crash after Inhaling Cleaning Product to be Sentenced Today

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A 20 year old Huntington driver, who admitted he inhaled an aerosol keyboard cleaner before he  broadsided a Commack woman’s car, killing her, will be sentenced today (4/17/2015) in Riverhead, District Attorney Thomas Spota said. “On December 31, 2013 at approximately 3:20 in the afternoon, James Murphy was driving his Chevy Blazer northbound on […]

Miller Place Man Arrested After Robbing Capital One Bank

April 17, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Suffolk County Police Department arrested a 26-year-old Miller Place man on Thursday, April 16, for robbing the Capital One bank in Rocky Point on April 14. A man entered Capital One, located at 366 Route 25A, at 9:10 a.m. and gave the teller a note demanding money. The teller complied and […]

“Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten: Cambodia’s Lost Rock and Roll” at Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases In person: Director John Pirozzi (Long Island, NY) Alternately exhilarating and haunting, John Pirozzi’s amazing documentary reveals the lost glories of Cambodian Rock and Roll through the eyes, words and songs of its popular music stars of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. He will appear at the screening of “Don’t Think I’ve Forgotten” on Wednesday May […]

Assemblyman Montesano Invites Community Members to Participate in “I Love My Park Day”

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Michael Montesano (R,C,I-Glen Head) is inviting members of theLong Island community to participate in the fourth annual “I Love My Park Day” on Saturday, May 2. Bethpage State Park and Planting Fields Arboretum, both located within the 15th Assembly District, will be participating in this year’s event hosted by Parks & Trails […]

Smithtown Teen Going the Distance for Community with June 13th Sunken Meadow Recycling Project 5K Race and Half Mile Fun Run

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Smithtown West High School Junior Rachel Gladstone is stepping up to make a difference in her community, organizing, in conjunction with the Girls Scouts of Suffolk County, the first Sunken Meadow Recycling Project 5K Race and Half Mile Run Fun for Kids at Sunken Meadow State Park onSaturday, June 13, 2015. With […]

“The Silent Portrait of Michael Brannigan” at Huntington’s Cinema Arts Centre

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases A Long Island Story made by a Long Island Filmmaker – Sunday, May 3 at 11am (Long Island, NY) A profound and intimate look at the lives of Northport’s Brannigan family, and the unique challenges and opportunities they face with their son Mikey, a high school track champion with Autism. “The Silent Portrait of Michael […]

Statement From Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) “It’s seems everyday a new Albany scandal rocks New Yorkers’ confidence in our state government. The Senate Democratic Conference has outlined a series of common sense measures, including closing the LLC loophole, that will restore the people’s faith in state government by cleaning up Albany.  I am disappointed that efforts to close […]

Rep. Rice Receives MADD’s Lifetime Achievement Award

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Former Nassau County DA honored for her efforts to combat drunk driving (Long Island, NY) U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice today received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Mothers Against Drunk Driving in recognition of her efforts to reduce impaired driving. Rice’s District Director accepted the award on her behalf at the MADD New York Metro Law […]

DEC Welcomes Out-of-State Crews for Southern Pine Beetle Work

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Crews arrive from New Hampshire, Maine and Nova Scotia (Long Island, NY) Three two-person teams of forest health specialists from New Hampshire, Maine and Nova Scotia arrived on Monday to assist New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Health staff survey and map newly discovered southern pine beetle (SPB) infestations on State and County […]

A Night of Opera with Verdi’s La Traviata at Bay Street Theater

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Saturday, May 9 (Long Island, NY) Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts and Divaria Productions are pleased to announce a shortened, LIVE version of Giuseppe Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA on Saturday, May 9 at 8 pm. The evening will highlight Verdi’s most famous opera with the most important numbers linked by compelling […]

Long Island Professor’s Research Wins First Amendment Award

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Adelphi U.’s Mark Grabowski honored for publications on net neutrality (Long Island, NY) Adelphi professor Mark Grabowski won the James Madison Prize for Outstanding Research in First Amendment Studies from the Southern States Communication Association (SSCA). He was honored for his research on network neutrality at SSCA’s 85th Annual Convention, held in Tampa from April […]

Man Seriously Injured in North Amityville Two-Vehicle Crash

April 16, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police First Squad detectives are investigating a crash that seriously injured a man in North Amityville on Thursday, April 16. William Brelsford was driving a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe, making a left out of Cassata Drive to go northbound on New Highway, when his vehicle was struck by a southbound […]


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