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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. […]

Ra, Minority Conference Announce Plan To Help New York Students Prepare For College

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) This week, Assemblyman Ed Ra (R-Franklin Square), a member on the Assembly Higher Education Committee, advocated for a plan that would help current and prospective students plan for college. The legislation highlights the importance of providing financial assistance and guidance to middle-class families while also giving students options that would help better prepare […]

Rep. Zeldin’s Veteran Loan Guarantee Bill Passes House of Representatives

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and two Veterans Affairs Subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, and the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, announced today that his bill, The Flexible VA Loan Guarantee Act (H.R. 1187), which was packaged into H.R. 3016, the Veterans Employment, […]

Three Men Injured in Copiague Motor Vehicle Crash; One Arrested for DWI

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police have arrested a Babylon man for driving while intoxicated after his vehicle struck a telephone pole in Copiague on Tuesday, February 9. Elmer Santos-Cardoza was driving a 1999 Dodge pickup truck eastbound on Sunrise Highway, east of Great Neck Road, at approximately 3 a.m. when he lost control of […]

Suffolk Officer and Good Samaritan Rescue Disabled Elderly Woman in Eaton’s Neck

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) A Suffolk County Police Second Precinct officer and a Good Samaritan rescued an elderly disabled woman in Eaton’s Neck on Wednesday, February 10. Second Precinct Police Officer Matthew Funaro responded to a 4:45 p.m. call of a house fire at a residence on Old Winkle Point Road. When Officer Funaro arrived, he observed […]

Congressman Nadler Endorses Anna Throne-Holst for Congress

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Congressman Jerrold Nadler endorsed Anna Throne-Holst for Congress in New York’s first Congressional District, joining a parade of local, state, and national Democratic leaders who are backing Anna’s campaign. Anna Throne-Holst has already been endorsed by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Whip Steny Hoyer, Rep. Steve Israel, Rep. Joe Crowley, Rep. Kathleen Rice, Rep. […]

Assemblyman Garbarino Encourages Students To Apply For Scholarship

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases A PDF link to each of the scholarship applications can be found here and here (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Andrew Garbarino (R,C,I-Sayville) is announcing this year’s Italian-American scholarships, which are offered to New York State’s high school seniors or future college students. The New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators will award 4 scholarships, two […]

Home Improvement Workers Burglarized Farmingdale, Wantagh Residences While On The Job, Cops Say

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of two Farmingdale men for three burglaries that occurred in Wantagh and Farmingdale on Tuesday 01/19/16, Thursday 01/28/16 and Wednesday 02/10/16. According to detectives, Robert Heredia, 29, and Gustave Schotker, 33, while performing chimney repair work for National Home Improvements Inc., gained entry into homes […]

Suffolk Officials Announce Modifications to SC Sanitary Code Allowing Dozens of Farmers to Upgrade to State-of-the-Art Fuel Tanks

February 11, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Modifications assist farmers with compliance, protect the environment and provide cost savings to farming community (Long Island, NY) County Executive Steve Bellone will be joined by Legislator Al Krupski, Suffolk Officials, Environmentalists and representatives from the Farming community to highlight recent changes made toArticle 7 of the Suffolk County Sanitary Code in order to enhance […]

Presiding Officer Gregory Honored By Suffolk County Police Asian Jade Society

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory issued the following statement regarding being honored by the Suffolk County Police Asian Jade Society at its 2016 Chinese Lunar New Year Banquet on Feb. 8. Presiding Officer Gregory is honored by Suffolk County Police Asian Jade Society President Jeff Fong at their 2016 Chinese […]

Harbor Country Day Students Join Chinese New Year Celebration at Stony Brook University’s Confucius Institute

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island,  NY) Thirteen Mandarin students from Harbor Country Day School, a nonprofit independent school in St. James, performed onstage at the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration at the prestigious Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University. The event, which was held on February 6 at the Charles B. Wang Center, featured performances from professional Lion […]

Environment New York: NY Ranks 4th in Solar Jobs

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Solar Foundation released its 2015 solar jobs census today, showing 208,859 Americans now work in the solar energy sector, including 8,250 in New York. The national solar jobs number represents a 20.2 percent increase from the previous year – the third consecutive year that solar jobs have grown by 20 percent or more. […]

Nassau Police Investigating Attempted Theft at New Hyde Park Funeral Home

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Third Squad detectives are investigating a Burglary that occurred on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11:04 am in New Hyde Park. According to detectives, a male black or Hispanic went into New Hyde Park Funeral Home, 506 Lakeville Road and entered an “Employees Only” area. The subject was then observed exiting the funeral […]

LICADD Elects Barbara Posillico, Founder of the Life Center Counseling & Health Services in Huntington, to the Board of Directors

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD) is pleased to announce the election of Barbara Posillicoto its Board of Directors.Barbara is a Licensed Certified Social Worker providing counseling for individuals, teenagers, couples and families for the past 20 years. A graduate of Long Island University and Adelphi University, Barbara works […]

WSHU Public Radio Group Establishes Long Island News Bureau – Partners with Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Grand Opening Celebration Thursday, February 11th (Long Island, NY) The WSHU Public Radio Group has opened a Long Island News Bureau in Stony Brook, NY in partnership with Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism.  The bureau, located in close proximity to the university, will serve as the base for WSHU’s Long Island operations.  The station […]

Exhibit Opportunity for Nassau County Female Artists, Photographers

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases Women’s History Month Art & Photography Exhibition (Long Island, NY) Nassau County female artists and photographers are encouraged to apply to be considered for exhibition in the 3rd Annual Nassau County 2016 “Women’s History Month Art & Photography Exhibition,” to be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm, at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive […]

Gregory Statement on Appointment of Tim Sini to Suffolk Police Commissioner

February 10, 2016

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory today issued the following statement on the Legislature’s vote to confirm the appointment of Timothy D. Sini to the position of Commissioner of the Suffolk County Police Department: “The vast majority of the Suffolk County Police Department’s 2,000-plus officers serve the department with great honor, […]


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