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Driver Who Caused Triple Fatal Crash Pleads Not Guilty to Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, DWI and Other Crimes

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Queens man arrested last month for driving drunk and leaving the scene of a fatal crash on the Southern State Parkway after he rear-ended a car killing a St. Albans father and his two children pleaded not guilty to the top count of aggravated vehicular homicide and 39 other charges – […]

Senator Hannon Announces “The Golden Years – Keeping It All In Banance”

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases St. Paul’s Cluett Hall, September 10th 7:00 – 8:30 pm (Long Island, NY) Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau) announces a FREE Senior Event, “The Golden Years – Keeping It All In Balance,” to be held on Thursday, September 10, 2015, at St. Paul’s Cluett Hall (295 Stewart Avenue, Garden City). The event takes place from 7:00 […]

Solo Show About Overcoming Agoraphobia Premieres at the United Solo Theatre Festival

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases “I Am Hope” Wednesday, September 23 @ 3:30 pm at Theatre Row – Studio Theatre – Part of the United Solo Theatre Festival (Long Island, NY) Mia Raye Smith’s solo show, I Am Hope, will have its World Premiere at the United Solo Theatre Festival on September 23rd. The play was developed in Matt Hovermen’s […]

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County Celebrates 4th Annual Fall Festival at East Meadow Farm

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases September 18-19, 2015 (Long Island, NY) Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County (CCE-NC), in conjunction with its mission to build healthy lifestyles and communities, is hosting a Fall Festival at our East Meadow Educational Farm, with a focus on horticultural education and environmental awareness. The festival will take place on Friday, September 18th (1:00pm to […]

Assemblyman Lupinacci Reminds College Students of Aid Assistance

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases A letter to the editor from Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,I-South Huntington) (Long Island, NY) I understand from experience the financial stress that is placed on an individual attending a higher education institution. In fact, as a college professor, I come face-to-face with this reality each time I am in the classroom. Throughout my academic career, […]

Brentwood Man Arrested While in Middle of Burglarizing Hicksvile Commercial Facility

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Brentwood man for a Commercial Burglary which occurred on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 10:20 P.M. in Hicksville. According to Robbery Squad detectives, Edgar Medina, 53, along with other individuals not yet apprehended, forced entry into the Loomis facility, opened a vault and […]

Call for Artists & Craftspeople: Holiday Gift Boutique Presented by East End Arts

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Deadline to Apply: Thursday, October 22, 2015 (Long Island, NY) The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce an open call for artist and artisan participation in the upcoming Holiday Gift Boutique: the Gallery seeks unique, one-of-a-kind artists’ works and wares for this holiday sales event. Starting on November 14 and running through December […]

Gun-Wielding Robber Holds Up Nesconset 7-Eleven, Cops Say

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who robbed a Nesconset 7-Eleven. On August 25, a man entered the 7-Eleven located at 81 Sheppard Lane at approximately 12:30 a.m., pointed a handgun at the clerk and stole […]

Suffolk Police Seeking Female Suspect Who Stole Items from Farmingville Store

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Sixth Precinct Crime Section officers are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the woman who stole merchandise from a Farmingville store in June. A woman entered Hallmark, located at 2324 North Ocean Ave., and stole items including jewelry, a gift bag and […]

EAC Network’s Halloween Party to Protect, Help Children in Need

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The Halloween Party to Protect Children is an afternoon of family fun and games to benefit less fortunate children on Long Island.  Children and parents alike are encouraged to attend dressed in their sweetest or scariest costumes for the indoor Halloween Carnival.  Guests will enjoy a DJ, mini golf, and giant Jenga, […]

Police: Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Reported in Holtsville

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Suffolk County Police Department Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in Holtsville on Wednesday, August 26. David Hutchings was driving a 2005 GMC pickup truck eastbound on the Eastbound Long Island Expressway near exit 63 when vehicle collided with the center median near the HOV lane […]

A.G. Schneiderman Announces End to On-Call Scheduling at Gap, Inc. Stores

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement on the decision by Gap, Inc. to end on-call scheduling: “Today, following discussions with my office, Gap, Inc. will announce that it will end on-call shifts at all of its stores. Workers deserve stable and reliable work schedules, and I commend Gap for […]

Assemblyman Saladino to Hold Annual Free Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo Sunday, September 13th at Captree State Park

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Joseph Saladino will host his Annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo on Sunday, September 13, 2015, from 11a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Captree State Park Boat Basin. The event is FREE to the public and people of all ages are encouraged to attend. This year’s expo will feature a live classic rock […]

New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Statement on Walmart Decision to No Longer Sell Military Weapons

August 27, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) NYAGV released the following statement following Walmart’s announcement yesterday that it would no longer sell military purposed firearms in its stores. Walmart’s decision to stop selling military AR-15 firearms that are at the heart of a shareholder lawsuit by Trinity Church is a clear indication that economic pressure to influence the gun […]

According to New York BlueCrossBlueShield, Most People Don’t Need Vitamin D Testing

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Nearly nine out of 10 upstate New Yorkers have no medical reason to have their vitamin D levels tested, yet health care providers and patients continue to frequently request the test, according to an analysis released today by Excellus BlueCrossBlueShield. Last year, 641,000 upstate New Yorkers had their vitamin D levels tested, […]

An Oyster Bay Historical Society Event – Light Over Water: Oyster Bay Harbor Scenes by Kirk Larsen

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Opening Reception: Friday, September 25, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Long Island, NY) Light Over Water, the Oyster Bay Historical Society’s fall exhibition, features the work of Kirk Larsen, whose paintings, watercolors, and drawings capture the boats, baymen, and yachts on the waters of Oyster Bay Harbor. The exhibition opens with a reception on Friday […]

A.G. Schneiderman and RadioShack Settle Dispute Over Unredeemed Gift Cards

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Agreement Requires RadioShack To Refund Full Value Of Unredeemed Gift Cards Purchased By Consumers (Long Island, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that his office has reached a settlement in principle with RadioShack that will pay holders of unredeemed gift cards that were purchased by consumers at 100% of the value of their […]

Oyster Bay Historical Society Event: Walking Tour of Oyster Bay; Saturday, September 12, 3:00pm

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) On Saturday, September 12, join Oyster Bay Historical Society Director Phil Blocklyn on a foot tour of Oyster Bay, featuring the historic sites along East and West Main Streets, Audrey Avenue, and South Street in the heart of the hamlet. No two tours exactly the same. Interaction among members of the tour […]

Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency Accepts Application For Port Jefferson Apartment Complex

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Frederick C. Braun III, chairman of the Town of Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency, announced that the agency has accepted an application for assistance from a developer planning to construct rental apartments on the site of a former boatyard in Port Jefferson. The developer, Northwind Group LLC of Hauppauge, operating as Overbay LLC, […]

Fun Family in the Village of Mastic Beach; Three Wonderful Family Events Announced

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases The Blue Claw Crab Festival August 30th, Fall Harvest Festival September 19th and Not So Scary Halloween October 30th (Long Island, NY) School may be starting, but the outdoor fun in the Village of Mastic Beach isn’t stopping anytime soon. Some of the Village’s best annual alfresco festivals take place the last week of August […]

Assemblyman Murray: Education Commissioner Continues War on Our Teachers, Parental Choice

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) Assemblyman Dean Murray (R,C,I-East Patchogue) today expressed outrage at a report that state Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia is continuing her war on the growing refusal of Common Core testing and standards by parents and educators statewide. After previously threatening to withhold aid to schools, Commissioner Elia is now seeking legal advice to […]

New Real Estate Tax Compliance Program Announced by A.G. Schneiderman, Governor Cuomo and HPD Commissioner Been Restores Thousands of NYC Apartments to Rent Regulation

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Attorney General, Governor, And State And City Housing Agencies Join T0 Ensure That More Than 2,400 NYC Families Are Offered Rent-Stabilized Leases In Nearly 200 Buildings That Received Tax Breaks (Long Island, NY) Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Commissioner James S. Rubin of New York State Homes and Community […]

SUNY Old Westbury announces Key Appointments in Division of Student Affairs

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases (Long Island, NY) The student development and support needs of students at SUNY Old Westbury received a boost recently with the announcement of three appointments within the College’s Division of Student Affairs. “At Old Westbury, we seek out professionals dedicated to the academic and personal welfare of students, and who have a deep understanding of […]

Noted Breast Cancer Activist, Breast Cancer Survivors to Speak at Breast Cancer Hotline 35th Anniversary Celebration

August 26, 2015

Long Island Press Releases Hannon and Dobrin to be honored (Long Island, NY) Frances M. Visco, JD, a founder and the president of the National Breast Cancer Coalition, is the keynote speaker at the annual Celebration of Survivorship on Tuesday, October 13th at the Ruth S. Harley University Center Ballroom at Adelphi University in Garden City. Doors open at […]


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