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Salt Marsh Restoration Project Will Strengthen Coastal Areas Near Seatuck, Wertheim and Lido Beach Refuges

A planned effort to restore 567 acres of salt marsh in Suffolk and Nassau Counties damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 will help buffer Long Island communities from future storms and sea-level rise.

Suffolk Health Commissioner Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus this Year

Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Services James Tomarken reported today the first and only human case of West Nile virus in Suffolk County in 2014.

Pedestrian Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that seriously injured a Port Jefferson Station man last night.

DEC Temporarily Closes Shellfishing Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

Closures follow widespread heavy rainfall.

Bellone Announces Suffolk County’s Inaugural Marathon

Marathon to support local veteran organizations & local businesses.

Long Island Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with $5 Million Ponzi Scheme

Rocco faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, a fine of over $250,000, and restitution of up to $3,498,940.13.'s 2015 New Year's Entertainment Guide: Welcome 2015 in Style Right Here on Long Island!

Welcome 2015 in style this December 31st, and say goodbye to 2014 with tons of fun!

32-Count Indictment Unsealed, Six Arrested In Illegal Dumping Of Construction Debris

Illegal dumping of toxic New York City construction and demolition debris at four locations in western Suffolk.

Sweet Holiday Spectaculars: Gingerbread House Contests, Workshops & Displays

All over the Island there are various contests, workshops, and competitions all centered on gingerbread houses!

Remember to Support Your Local Toy Drive During This Season of Giving

Looking for a toy drive to drop off an unwrapped gift to a child in need? Check out this list of toy drives going on across the island!

SCPD Crime Alert: Man Wanted for Using Stolen Credit Cards in Bay Shore & Deer Park

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Third Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who used stolen credit cards in Bay Shore and Deer Park this month.’s 2014 December Family Fun Guide: Festive Fun, Holiday Cheer, and Joyous Tidings

From holiday cheer to snow day fun - we’ve got the scoop of tons of local fun that will keep you busy right into the New Year!

Where to See Floats, Lights, and Even Santa Himself: A Holiday Parade Guide

Holiday parades are starting to hit the streets this weekend, so get your lawn chairs and blankets ready for some holiday fun!

May Your Days Be Merry & Bright: Christmas Tree Lightings

It’s that time of year! Time to start planning which local Christmas tree lightings you’ll be visiting!

Store Manager Pays More than $40K in Restitution to Employer After Failing to Make Bank Deposits

Scott Crafa, of West Islip, sentenced today for stealing from Freeport location of national drugstore chain.

Islip Town to Consider Rooster Restrictions

Islip Town to Consider Rooster Restrictions Owned by Local Residents at Public Hearing.

Man Wanted for Using Stolen Credit Cards in Central Islip

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who used a stolen credit card at a pawn shop in Central Islip in August

Our Lady of Consolation Celebrates Veterans Day

The veterans, both residents and staff, were given posters and letters from the children at Bayview Elementary School thanking them for their service.

Civil Complaint Filed against Islip Terrace Doctor for Issuing Prescriptions without Legitimate Medical Need

The NYS DEA announced the filing of a civil action by the United States against Lawrence Womack, 48, an Islip Terrace, New York, based physician.

Grab Your Running Sneakers for a 5K Race on Long Island!

Push play on your favorite exercise playlist and register for a 5K race this November!
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